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Cover for Practical applications and speciality crops.

This chapter describes the factors (biotic and abiotic) involved in grafted transplant establishment in Mediterranean habitats, as is practised on a large scale in Israel, Turkey, Spain, Italy, France and Greece and on a smaller scale in many other countries in the region. A number of...

Author(s)
Koren, A.; Klein, E.; Dieleman, J. A.; Janse, J.; Rouphael, Y.; Colla, G.; Mourão, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648972)
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
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Cover for The main cross-border food trade streams within and to Europe.

By identifying the most relevant agri-food trade streams we show trading volumes in selected countries and establish a foundation for later research in the e-Trust project, with particular consideration of the specific role of trust in these transactions and how it can then be transferred to...

Author(s)
Deiters, J.; Fritz, M.; Schiefer, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The analysis of procurement risk perceptions within traditional cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

In the previous chapter, the trans-European cross-border exchange of food and the flow of international food chains at specific chain levels were identified. This chapter builds on these data, and analyses these food chains and the transaction processes by identifying and assessing the perceived...

Author(s)
Novak, B. M.; Canavari, M.; Schiefer, G.; Fritz, M.; Deiters, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The creation of trust in e-business cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

Trust in traditional business situations is usually established by various means, for example through face-to-face meetings or reliability of business partners. But in e-business, especially when seeking new customers and aiming to start sustainable relationships, trust has to be generated in other ...

Author(s)
Haas, R.; Meixner, O.; Ameseder, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter

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