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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
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Cover for Legume crops and biodiversity.

Modern intensive cropping systems rely on simple cropping sequences, mineral fertilizers and chemical crop protection. This has led to a reduction of crop diversity, simplified landscapes and declines in biodiversity. However, even today in intensive farming systems, legume-supported cropping has...

Author(s)
Everwand, G.; Cass, S.; Dauber, J.; Williams, M.; Stout, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
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

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