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Cover for Consumer behaviour in food and healthy lifestyles: a global perspective.

This book contains 15 chapters that uses theories and frameworks from the mainstream consumer behaviour discipline but applies and discusses them in the context of food and drink. In addition, the book has incorporated new frameworks such as the model of the consumer decision-making process in...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The economics of soybean disease control.

This book, which contains eleven chapters, is concerned with one aspect of the quest for productivity, the economics of managing diseases that affect soyabean production. It begins with a historical account of soyabeans and soyabean production, charting their growth from a simple forage crop of...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm business management: the human factor.

This book provides an understanding of a farm manager's characteristics and why a particular person reacts in a defined way when faced with a range of situations. It has 10 chapters which cover: the psychological and personal characteristics of a farmer that defines his management ability; the...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Biopesticides manual: guidelines for selecting, sourcing and using biocontrol agents for key pests of tobacco.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Legumes in cropping systems.

This book is a contribution to the debate and knowledge for the rebalancing of farming and food using legumes. The main aim is to help people who are involved in developing cropping systems: the decision makers of today and today's students who are the decision makers of tomorrow. It is aimed at...

Author(s)
Murphy-Bokern, D.; Stoddard, F. L.; Watson, C. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm business management: the fundamentals of good practice.

Following the author's Farm Business Management series, this textbook takes the core principles and techniques and distils them into an accessible student resource. The book has 17 chapters covering important aspects of farm management, such as observation, decision making, budgeting, risk...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646565)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist behaviour: an international perspective.

This book aims to review and to stimulate interest in a number of emerging and fresh topics in tourist behaviour and experience from a distinctively contemporary perspective. It has been designed to follow a systematic order, following the major stages of the consumer behaviour model. The book has...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Kozak, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutritional modelling for pigs and poultry.

Modelling is a useful tool for decision making in complex agro-industrial scenarios. The book contains a selection of the papers presented at the International Symposium of Modelling in Pig and Poultry Production 2013, and brings together the best and most recent academic work on modelling in the...

Author(s)
Sakomura, N. K.; Gous, R.; Kyriazakis, I.; Hauschild, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644110)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Coping with risk in agriculture: applied decision analysis.

As with earlier editions, the aim of this book is to support better agricultural decision making by explaining what can be done nowadays in risk analysis and risk management. As before, the intended readership includes senior undergraduate or graduate students of agricultural and rural resource...

Author(s)
Hardaker, J. B.; Lien, G.; Anderson, J. R.; Huirne, R. B. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645742)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pest risk modelling and mapping for invasive alien species.

The International Pest Risk Mapping Workgroup acknowledges that advanced training and a 'tool kit' of software packages are needed to produce pest risk maps that are fully fit for purpose. This book is an initial attempt to address those needs. Invited chapters emphasize specific steps and data...

Author(s)
Venette, R. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book

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