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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 Transition to agricultural market economies: the future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

This book offers information on the agricultural economy of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU region). It covers a wide range of relevant issues, such as agricultural policies that affect production and trade, the privatization of land markets, the optimal use of fertilizers and other inputs, and ...

Author(s)
Schmitz, A.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book
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Cover for The genetics of the dog.

This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on...

Author(s)
Ostrander, E. A.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecology and management of giant hogweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i>).

This book is a compendium of the current knowledge on the invasive plant, giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) that spread from Caucasus across Europe, creating serious problems displacing and overtaking native plants. Topics covered include: taxonomy, genetics, reproductive ecology, and...

Author(s)
Pyšek, P.; Cock, M. J. W.; Nentwig, W.; Ravn, H. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental impacts of ecotourism.

This book with 25 chapters considers the environmental impacts of particular activities, viz., hiking and camping, off road vehicles and recreational boats, as well as impacts specific to certain ecosystems, e.g., marine environments, polar coasts, and mountain environments. It incorporates reviews ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Lyme borreliosis: biology, epidemiology and control.

This book contains 12 chapters. The first chapter outlines the historical and clinical aspects of Lyme borreliosis including descriptions of the disease in humans and domestic animals, and of diagnosis and treatment. The second chapter deals with ecological methods and terminology and chapters 3-5...

Author(s)
Gray, J.; Kahl, O.; Lane, R. S.; Stanek, G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Intellectual property rights in agricultural biotechnology.

This revised and updated book (the first edition was printed in 1998), presents information on intellectual property law in a simplified form. New chapters have been added, which cover plant variety protection and farmers' rights. The latter chapter provides a background to the impact of the...

Author(s)
Erbisch, F. H.; Maredia, K. M.
ISBN
2004 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851997391)
Type
Book

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