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Cover for Commodities for consumption.

This chapter examines the unique aspects of risk management for those items that are identified as commodities for consumption, such as agricultural goods or materials bought and sold as an article of commerce. They may be raw, unprocessed products such as grain or fresh fruits. They may also be...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Peas.

This chapter focuses on the genetics, physiology, seed anatomy and germination, vegetative growth, nitrogen fixation, flower formation, pod and seed development and senescence of peas. Information on the various factors affecting productivity, physiological disorders and pea types are also...

Author(s)
Davies, P. J.; Muehlbauer, F. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protein digestion.

In this chapter the characteristics of the main protein sources included in rabbit diets, protein digestion in young rabbits, nitrogen metabolism in the caecum of rabbits, soft faeces and its relation to protein digestibility, amino acid balance, and faecal digestibility in rabbits are discussed.

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Nicodemus, N.; Fraga, M. J.; Carabaño, R.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in tropical food legumes.

This chapter focuses on the various insect pests of tropical food legumes, such as groundnuts, peas, faba beans, chickpeas and common beans, among others. The importance of the integration of various control measures in the management of these tropical food legume pests is also discussed.

Author(s)
Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Bella, S.; Abate, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Peas and beans.

This book describes the most commonly grown large-seeded legumes used as food and feed crops throughout the world. The species considered are: Pisum sativum, in the forms of dried peas (combining peas) and as fresh vegetables (vining peas or fresh market peas); Vicia faba, in the dry form as faba...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to peas and beans.

This chapter introduces the most commonly grown large-seeded legumes used as food crops throughout the world. The species considered are: Pisum sativum, in the forms of dried peas (combining peas) and as fresh vegetables (vining peas or fresh market peas); Vicia faba, in the dry form as faba beans...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Botany and physiology.

All legume crops benefit from the symbiotic relationship with Rhizobium which ensures a sufficient supply of nitrate through fixation to maintain growth and development of the mature crop. In agricultural systems, this supply of nitrogen is environmentally beneficial by reducing the crop's...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pea and bean breeding.

This chapter discusses pea, faba beans and Phaseolus breeding. Whilst all three species have many similarities, the range of types and varieties that have been used and are currently grown have developed from programmes of selection of suitable plant types that have been grown in different...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agronomy of peas and beans.

Peas and beans have specific requirements for successful crop establishment, growth and yield of high-quality produce. Whilst there are many similarities in agronomy, particularly between peas and Vicia faba, the requirements for Phaseolus beans are not too dissimilar. The successful management of...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of weeds.

This chapter discusses weed management in large-seeded legumes such as peas, faba beans and Phaseolus beans, using herbicides, cultural, and biological control methods. The armoury of chemical aids to control weeds in peas and beans is very small and the number of active ingredients for effective...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter

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