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Cover for The main cross-border food trade streams within and to Europe.

By identifying the most relevant agri-food trade streams we show trading volumes in selected countries and establish a foundation for later research in the e-Trust project, with particular consideration of the specific role of trust in these transactions and how it can then be transferred to...

Author(s)
Deiters, J.; Fritz, M.; Schiefer, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The analysis of procurement risk perceptions within traditional cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

In the previous chapter, the trans-European cross-border exchange of food and the flow of international food chains at specific chain levels were identified. This chapter builds on these data, and analyses these food chains and the transaction processes by identifying and assessing the perceived...

Author(s)
Novak, B. M.; Canavari, M.; Schiefer, G.; Fritz, M.; Deiters, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The creation of trust in e-business cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

Trust in traditional business situations is usually established by various means, for example through face-to-face meetings or reliability of business partners. But in e-business, especially when seeking new customers and aiming to start sustainable relationships, trust has to be generated in other ...

Author(s)
Haas, R.; Meixner, O.; Ameseder, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Giving dyer's woad the blues: encouraging first results for biological control.

Dyer's woad, Isatis tinctoria L. (Brassicaceae), has been cultivated since Roman times throughout Europe for the blue indigo dye extracted from its leaves and was introduced by early colonists into North America. Today, it is a declared noxious weed in ten western US states. A literature survey for ...

Author(s)
Cortat, G.; Hinz, H. L.; Gerber, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Korotyaev, B. A.; Gültekin, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter

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