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Cover for Conservation agriculture in West Asia.

This chapter reviews the research on CA in West Asian countries, which started in an integrated form during the last three decades in selected countries including Turkey and Iran, and by international institutions such as the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas in Syria...

Author(s)
Haddad, N.; Piggin, C.; Haddad, A.; Khalil, Y.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread.

This chapter describes the history, taxonomy (morphological and molecular), centre of origin, spread of culture, and evolution of the cultivated forms of lentil. Lentils were domesticated, in the Near East or, more accurately, in the foothills of the mountains of southern Turkey and northern Syria. ...

Author(s)
Cubero, J. I.; Pérez de la Vega, M.; Fratini, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Hectareage, number of trees and production of olive oil and table olives.

Tabulated data on the hectareage and number of olive trees worldwide; the global olive oil production; the olive oil production in the Mediterranean; and the EU production of olive oil are provided. There is a variety of table olives (whole, pitted, sliced, stuffed) and, as observed in the case of...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter

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