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Cover for Carrots and related <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> crops, 2nd edition.

This book covers the scientific basis of biology and production of carrots and related Apiaceae crops, with updated technical crop management content. This new edition is divided intro three sections: (i) crops' importance and main features; (ii) carrots, from their genetic diversity and breeding...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, G.; Philipp, W. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book
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Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
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Cover for Winter tourism: trends and challenges.

This book on winter tourism consists of three parts. Part I is addressed to current challenges in winter tourism including regional planning, socio-cultural conditions, climate change and economic challenges. Part II gives an overview of behavioural research in winter tourism. The authors present...

Author(s)
Pröbstl, U.; Richins, H.; Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Postharvest: an introduction to the physiology and handling of fruit and vegetables.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the basic tenets of postharvest technology of fruits and vegetables and how this influences their postharvest behaviour. Key information about their composition, biochemistry, respiration and physiology are presented. The importance of the management of...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book
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Cover for Millets value chain for nutritional security: a replicable success model from India.

This book reveals the various components of the sorghum value chain and the interventions attempted under the National Agricultural Innovation Project's (NAIP) Millets Value Chain subproject in India. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the production and utilization of millets, while chapter 2...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book
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Cover for Animal nutrition with transgenic plants.

This book contains 15 chapters that discuss the use of transgenic plants as animal feeds. Topics include the limitations of transgenic plants for animal nutrition; fundamentals of plant biotechnology; nutritional, safety and compositional assessment of feeds from transgenic plants; feeding studies...

Author(s)
Flachowsky, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and Generation Y.

This book explores the concept of generational cohorts and its implications for tourism. In particular, this book focuses on a generational cohort variously referred to as Generation Y, the Y Generation, the Net or Web Generation, the Millennials, Nexters, Thatcher's Children, Generation Next, Echo ...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.; Pendergast, D.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for China's livestock revolution: agribusiness and policy developments in the sheep meat industry.

The livestock sector of China today is barely recognizable to that of two decades ago. The enormous change and growth of the industry will continue to have profound effects both within China and internationally. Understanding China's livestock revolution requires an in-depth study of the forces at...

Author(s)
Waldron, S.; Brown, C.; Longworth, J.; Zhang CunGen
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932466)
Type
Book

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