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Cover for Alternative systems for meat chickens and turkeys: production, health and welfare.

Legislative and assurance scheme requirements for standard and alternative indoor and outdoor broiler and turkey production systems are described. Generally, health and welfare are protected to various extents by a series of input requirements, largely related to stocking density, light,...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.; Berk, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enforcement of transport regulations: the EU as case study.

The European Union (EU) has a more comprehensive legislation for animal welfare during transport than anywhere else in the world. However, legislation must be adequately enforced to ensure compliance and, thereby, satisfactory levels of animal welfare. Enforcement of EU legislation is...

Author(s)
Cussen, V. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant drugs and extracts in human and veterinary health promotion within Europe: benefits and risks.

After a brief description of the history of the use of herbal drugs in Europe, both in human and in veterinary medicines, this chapter presents the reasons for the current renewed interest in phytotherapy. The pros and cons of herbal preparations versus chemical drugs are discussed with regard to...

Author(s)
Hoste, H.; Fouraste, I.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
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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Cover for Major trends in olive farming systems.

Significant changes in cultivation techniques have occurred since the 1970s, such as the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and modern cultivation and irrigation systems. The expansion of new plantation systems and the abandonment of the old, traditional ones have produced...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The EU MycoGlobe project: global integration of mycotoxin and toxigenic fungal research for enhanced food safety.

The MycoGlobe project is a Specific Support Action (SSA) of the European Commission (FOOD-CT-2004-007174) that builds on the outcome of a wide range of European research projects in the area of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi by supporting, stimulating and facilitating the participation and...

Author(s)
Visconti, A.; Perrone, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Telling tales of tourism: mobility, media and citizenship in the 2004 EU Enlargement.

This chapter argues that citizenship is a key, but routinely overlooked unifying conceptual framework in studies of tourism and other forms of mobility. The chapter explores how 'tourism', as an activity and as a concept, featured in wider public debates in Britain concerning migration, as a result ...

Author(s)
Coles, T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter describes the plant- and animal-based ingredients and byproducts that may be used for the formulation of organic poultry diets, based on the list from New Zealand and the European Union.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Weed biological control regulation in Europe: boring but important.

If the Europe Union (EU) is to deliver on its Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) commitments and its Member States are to have any chance of achieving a good status classification for their water bodies, classical biological control will be needed. A lack of history and considerable inertia...

Author(s)
Shaw, R. H.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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