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Cover for Trends in sweet cherry production.

This chapter focuses on the global trend of sweet cherry production. It covers the economics, crop yield, crop quality and organic production. As sweet cherry production continues to expand worldwide, each producer must decide whether to increase production (either through the renovation of old...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic and Fairtrade production worldwide.

This chapter discusses trends in production of organic and Fairtrade certified products globally as well as in the developing continents of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Data on area, number of producers, retail sales and exports are analysed.

Author(s)
Lernoud, J.; Willer, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost of biological control of invasive arthropods.

Author(s)
Jetter, K. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for World coffee production.

This chapter covers the worldwide production statistics of coffee, with emphasis on the acreage, yield and production of top coffee-producing countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Global market and price trends are discussed.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Area, production and distribution.

This chapter discusses the global importance of chickpea and describes global and regional trends in area, production and yield.

Author(s)
Knights, E. J.; Açıkgöz, N.; Warkentin, T.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, S. S.; Sandhu, J. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How do relative price changes alter land use decisions? Panel data evidence from the Manupali watershed, Philippines.

This chapter explores land use decisions made by farmers in the upper Manupali watershed, Philippines. A panel of farm-level data (1994-2002) is used to quantify responses to economic shocks, and thereby to understand the leverage that policies affecting agricultural prices can be expected to exert ...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Demeke, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determinants of GMO use: a survey of Iowa maize-soybean farmers' acreage allocation.

This chapter examines 3 aspects of adoption of genetically modified (GM) maize and soyabean by farmers in Iowa, USA. First, it examines Iowa farmers' planting intentions for 2000 and identifies 4 distinct groups (GM users, conventional, disadopters, and new adopters). Second, it shows that early...

Author(s)
Alexander, C.; Fernandez-Cornejo, J.; Goodhue, R. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Estimating adoption of GMO soybeans and maize: a case study of Ohio, USA.

This chapter takes a specific look at Ohio's adoption of genetically modified (GM) soyabeans and maize. A survey of Ohio farmers (n=130) regarding use of GM crops was conducted in May 2000. Data on attitudes and beliefs concerning GM crop adoption were collected, and GM crop acreage in Ohio was...

Author(s)
Darr, D. A.; Chern, W. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter to this book on seed carbohydrates of grain legumes provides background information on the following subjects: the grain legumes; grain legume production; grain legume composition; and grain legume carbohydrates. A list is provided on the common grain legumes grown in the...

Author(s)
Hedley, C.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994673)
Type
Book chapter

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