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Cover for Practical applications and speciality crops.

This chapter describes the factors (biotic and abiotic) involved in grafted transplant establishment in Mediterranean habitats, as is practised on a large scale in Israel, Turkey, Spain, Italy, France and Greece and on a smaller scale in many other countries in the region. A number of...

Author(s)
Koren, A.; Klein, E.; Dieleman, J. A.; Janse, J.; Rouphael, Y.; Colla, G.; Mourão, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648972)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Operational poplar and willow culture.

This chapter provides a global overview of poplar and willow culture, pointing out commonalities as well as differences. After a brief overview, the chapter is divided between Populus species and Salix species and follows the sequence of establishment, tending and production. The countries with the ...

Author(s)
Stanturf, J. A.; Oosten, C. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Enterococcus seriolicida</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus</i> spp. (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. iniae</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. agalactiae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. dysgalactiae</i>).

This chapter discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, genetic characteristics, prevention, treatment and control of Enterococcus seriolicida and Streptococcus spp. (S. iniae, S. agalactiae and S. dysgalactiae).

Author(s)
Salati, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of olive growing.

Olives were first cultivated in the Eastern Mediterranean region and expanded westwards during the next millennium. Olive cultivation spread from Crete to Syria, Palestine and Israel, to Cyprus, southern Turkey and Egypt. With the expansion of the Greek colonies, olive culture reached southern...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The regional effects of terrorism on tourism: an empirical analysis.

This chapter assesses the impact of terrorism on tourism in the USA and other countries (Greece, Italy, the UK, Israel, Egypt, Turkey) by use of the Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) model. Results indicate that: (1) incidents of terrorism exert an effect on the tourism sector for each of the...

Author(s)
Sloboda, B. W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter

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