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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for EU regulations and the current position of animal welfare.

In most countries of the world, sustainability issues are viewed by the public as of increasing importance and animal welfare is perceived to be both a public good and a key aspect of these issues. European Union animal welfare policy and legislation on animal welfare has helped animals, has had...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and trade.

This chapter presents an overview of the world production, export, import and consumption trends of papaya (Carica papaya) in the US and European Union (EU) markets. Despite the noticeable rise in global demand for papaya, production issues, particularly Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) disease,...

Author(s)
Evans, E. A.; Ballen, F. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

The different plant- and animal-based products, supplements and additives that may be used in pig feeds in New Zealand, Europe and other countries are presented.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
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Cover for Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference ...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian economic growth and trade agreements: what matters for India and for global markets?

Patterns of economic growth and agreements on international trade both impact the economy, nationally and globally. This chapter compares alternative patterns of economic growth with a bilateral free trade agreement between India and the EU and a multilateral trade agreement in the context of the...

Author(s)
Woltjer, G.; Rutten, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of legumes in bringing protein to the table.

This chapter examines the role of legumes in the provision of nitrogen and protein in the European food system. It follows the nitrogen cycle starting with a description of biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) and its role in generating reactive nitrogen that is essential to the functioning of...

Author(s)
Murphy-Bokern, D.; Peeters, A.; Westhoek, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
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Cover for Legume crops and biodiversity.

Modern intensive cropping systems rely on simple cropping sequences, mineral fertilizers and chemical crop protection. This has led to a reduction of crop diversity, simplified landscapes and declines in biodiversity. However, even today in intensive farming systems, legume-supported cropping has...

Author(s)
Everwand, G.; Cass, S.; Dauber, J.; Williams, M.; Stout, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Barriers and bridges for sustainable forest management: the role of landscape history in Swedish Bergslagen.

The first part of this chapter explores the Pan-European context for sustainable forest management (SFM) policy, and how this translates into regional and local contexts. Next, the chapter introduces Bergslagen in southern Sweden and reviews its forest landscape history of over the past 2000 years. ...

Author(s)
Angelstam, P.; Andersson, K.; Axelsson, R.; Degerman, E.; Elbakidze, M.; Sjölander, P.; Törnblom, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
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