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Cover for Worldwide strawberry industry.

This chapter provides information on the major strawberry-producing countries, such as China, USA, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey and Spain, among others. The various cultivation characteristics and popular cultivars used in these major strawberry-producing countries are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
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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 Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Longnecker, N.; Dusunceli, F.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, M.; Rizvi, A. H.; Manohar, M.; Reddy, A. A.; Xaxiao, Z.; Chen, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Irrigation and river basin management: options for governance and institutions.

As water scarcity increases, pressure to reallocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts. With this mounting pressure comes the need for institutional arrangements that can manage and accommodate shifts to higher value uses of water. These changes in resource allocation patterns have...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book
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Cover for Managing river basins: lessons from experience.

This paper provides a comparison among different case studies on river management involving six basins from six different countries: Neste located in France, Central Valley in California (USA), Lerma-Chapala in Mexico, Olifants in South Africa, Dong Nai in Vietnam, and Gediz in Turkey. The...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.; Wester, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics of water productivity in managing water for agriculture.

This paper discusses some of the concepts and complexities in economic analyses related to increasing water productivity, provides some examples and determines what it implies regarding the potential for increasing water productivity. The chapter is divided into three main sections. The first...

Author(s)
Barker, R.; Dawe, D.; Inocencio, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter

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