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Cover for Major trends in olive farming systems.

Significant changes in cultivation techniques have occurred since the 1970s, such as the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and modern cultivation and irrigation systems. The expansion of new plantation systems and the abandonment of the old, traditional ones have produced...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The EU MycoGlobe project: global integration of mycotoxin and toxigenic fungal research for enhanced food safety.

The MycoGlobe project is a Specific Support Action (SSA) of the European Commission (FOOD-CT-2004-007174) that builds on the outcome of a wide range of European research projects in the area of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi by supporting, stimulating and facilitating the participation and...

Author(s)
Visconti, A.; Perrone, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Telling tales of tourism: mobility, media and citizenship in the 2004 EU Enlargement.

This chapter argues that citizenship is a key, but routinely overlooked unifying conceptual framework in studies of tourism and other forms of mobility. The chapter explores how 'tourism', as an activity and as a concept, featured in wider public debates in Britain concerning migration, as a result ...

Author(s)
Coles, T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter describes the plant- and animal-based ingredients and byproducts that may be used for the formulation of organic poultry diets, based on the list from New Zealand and the European Union.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Weed biological control regulation in Europe: boring but important.

If the Europe Union (EU) is to deliver on its Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) commitments and its Member States are to have any chance of achieving a good status classification for their water bodies, classical biological control will be needed. A lack of history and considerable inertia...

Author(s)
Shaw, R. H.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The European Union sustainable forest management and climate change mitigation policies from a transition country's perspective.

The European Union (EU) sustainable forest management (SFM) and climate change mitigation policies are examined in terms of the viability of their implementation in transition countries. As examples of countries in transition, Slovakia and Ukraine were compared to better understand the linkages...

Author(s)
Nijnik, M.; Bizikova, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter discusses the different approved ingredients for organic feeding of pigs and their nutritional, as well as antinutritional, features. These ingredients include cereal grains (barley, buckwheat, maize, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, spelt, triticale and wheat), oilseeds (canola, cottonseed,...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931919)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water pricing and irrigation: a review of the European experience.

This paper reviews the European irrigation sector and its water pricing policies. An overview is given of the irrigation sector in terms of surface water, economic importance and water usage. Some of the issues that have called the attention of the European Union (EU) and the Organization for...

Author(s)
Berbel, J.; Calatrava, J.; Garrido, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy reform and adjustment in the European Union: changes in the Common Agricultural Policy and enlargement.

This chapter presents the principal findings of an analysis of the impact of the 2003 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on EU agricultural markets and incomes over the period 2004-2010. It also projects future developments in agricultural markets in the EU-25, taking into account CAP...

Author(s)
Bascou, P.; Londero, P.; Münch, W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

Discussions on the definition of organic farming are presented, including discussions on the international framework for organic production and processing. The regulations and standards that have been imposed on organic food production by such countries as the USA, Australia and EU members, are...

Author(s)
Lockie, S.; Lyons, K.; Lawrence, G.; Halpin, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931322)
Type
Book chapter

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