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Cover for World pomegranate market.

This chapter reviews the economic aspects of pomegranate production in major production countries and the trade flow in the international markets. Sections look at: world production and trade; price discovery; competitiveness and market power in pomegranate export market; and export standards.

Author(s)
Shokoohi, Z.; Asgari, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grain in the world.

This chapter paints the overall picture of grain production and trade in the world. It highlights where grain is cultivated, the distribution of the world's population, the distribution of the world's cropland, the surplus and deficit continents, and the top importers and exporters of grain.

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and outlines the scope of the book. The importance of matching species to site; the provenance of trees; climate change and its effects; the composition of British forests in the 2000s; developments in British forests since 1990; and attitudes to...

Author(s)
Savill, P. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
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 The white revolution and livestock production.

This chapter examines India's livestock sector, highlighting the problem of low productivity and presenting an overview of the country's dairying sector and its milk, poultry, egg and meat production. The need to arrest genetic erosion of indigenous breeds, develop climate-resilient livestock...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enhancing productivity of foodgrains.

This chapter first looks at the consumption and demand pattern as well as current production trends for food grains in India. The implications of climate change and the scaling of conservation agriculture are also discussed. Specific strategies are then suggested to increase production and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supply-side economics.

This chapter focuses on the supply-side economics of the bioeconomy, which covers the relationships between the input and output of a production process, how production reacts to market signals (prices), the way this is organized into production units (companies) and the manner in which companies...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Report on a Chinese consultancy for the bamboo company in Vietnam.

This report is from a consultancy undertaken by a team of experts from China for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam. The report consists of the experts' suggestions for The Bamboo Company in Vietnam and introductions to bamboo processing experiences in China. Further, the report provides suggestions on...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies for enhancing oilseed production.

This chapter first examines the oilseed production scenario in India across different time periods as well as the demand, import and export scenario. Various issues concerning oilseeds are then discussed, including trade-related policy initiatives, the need for institutional linkages, the...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Revitalizing the Indian seed sector.

This chapter presents an overview of the seed production and supply scenario in India and suggests a number of strategies to revitalize the seed sector and hence increase agricultural productivity.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter

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