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Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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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 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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Cover for History and current use of feed additives in the European Union: legislative and practical aspects.

Whilst the term feed additives encompasses a variety of products, this chapter will concentrate on product groups such as antibiotic growth promoters, coccidiostats and enzymes. These products have been, and are, subject to scrutiny and licensing at European Union (EU) and national level. The...

Author(s)
Doeschate, R. A. H. M. ten; Raine, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents.

Author(s)
Idei, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The producer and hen welfare.

Author(s)
JorĂȘt, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998138)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hybridization between wheat and wild relatives, a European Union research programme.

This contribution is based mainly on ongoing research in an EU Framework 5 research programme. Wheat is a self-compatible, wind-pollinated species whose flowers are often cleistogamous. Crop to crop gene flow is very limited. Field experiments demonstrate that the distance of wheat pollen dispersal ...

Author(s)
Jacot, Y.; Ammann, K.; Al-Mazyad, P. R.; Chueca, C.; David, J.; Gressel, J.; Loureiro, I.; Wang HaiBo; Benavente, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998169)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introgression of GM plants and the EU guidance note for monitoring.

According to EU Directive 2001/18/EC and its Appendix VII, there will be mandatory monitoring of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) placed on the market to: (i) trace and identify eventual effects of the placing on the market of GMOs; and (ii) give feedback to the risk assessment procedure. A...

Author(s)
Nijs, H. C. M. den; Bartsch, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998169)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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