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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Europe's changing woods and forests: from wildwood to managed landscapes.

This book brings together information about Europe's forests and how they have developed since the last Ice Age. The first part (Chapters 1-4) gives an overview of Europe's woods and forests in space and over time; the second part (Chapters 5-9) looks at how they have been managed; the third part...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book
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Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation in the wood bio-energy sector in Europe.

This chapter aims to analyse sources of innovations for bio-energy at the firm level and to assess which policies have supported or impeded company innovations and business development. Our analyses are based on 14 firm-level cases from eight European countries. The case study data were collected...

Author(s)
Nybakk, E.; Niskanen, A.; Bajric, F.; Duduman, G.; Feliciano, D.; Jablonski, K.; Lunnan, A.; Sadauskiene, L.; Slee, B.; Teder, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Determinants of sustainable agri-food chain relationships in Europe.

The role of inter-organizational relationships in European meat and cereals chains is analysed. Using survey data from 1442 farmers, processors and retailers in six countries (Germany, UK, Spain, Poland, Ireland, and Finland), the empirical relevance of several factors potentially influencing the...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.; Reynolds, N.; Leat, P.; Revoredo-Giha, C.; Henchion, M.; Gracia, A.; Albisu, L. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The agritourist characteristics of five countries of the world.

This chapter presents five distant countries of the world in respect of their predispositions for developing local and international agritourism: Bashkiria (Russian Federation), Aoteora (New Zealand), Quebec (Canada), the United Kingdom and Poland. The following qualities should above all be...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Home parenteral nutrition in Europe.

Discussions on the history of the use of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in Europe and its current incidence in various European countries, viz. France, Denmark, Belgium, UK, Poland and Spain, are presented. Also, data on the different diseases that require HPN are presented on a per disease and...

Author(s)
Gossum, A. van
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter

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