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Cover for Sweet potato: postharvest quality and marketing.

This chapter focuses on the postharvest quality and marketing of sweet potatoes. Chemical composition, physiological disorders, quality standards, storage methods, traditional processing techniques, and industrial processing are discussed.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yams: postharvest quality and marketing.

This chapter focuses on the postharvest quality and marketing of yams. Chemical composition, physiological disorders, quality standards, storage methods, traditional processing techniques, and industrial processing are discussed.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aroids: postharvest quality and marketing.

Cocoyam, taro and other aroids (Alocasia, Amorphophallus and Cyrtosperma) have much potential in terms of fresh and processed products and are, in fact, industries with considerable expansion potential, especially as biofunctional foods. Taro is already processed and prepared into many consumable...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to manage ski resorts in an environmentally friendly way - challenges and lessons learnt.

This chapter aims to encourage cableway operators and ski area managers to introduce environmental management systems (EMSs) in their organizations by presenting different experiences and applications. To this end, the chapter outlines key aspects in different settings by describing two separate...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Hödl, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Business improvement through the use of quality systems and models.

This chapter investigates the introduction and implementation of specific service quality management systems, tools and techniques in all sectors of the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) industry. A diverse range of quality systems and awards, both accredited and non-accredited, are...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parks and outdoor recreation.

This chapter reviews several conceptual frameworks that can be used to understand the challenges in managing outdoor recreation and to organize thinking about managing outdoor recreation. These include: the dual mission of parks; common property resources; carrying capacity; limits of acceptable...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food safety standards for domestic and international markets: the case of dairy.

This chapter reviews the relevance of food safety and quality standards for India, for both domestic and global markets. It addresses the importance of food quality standards in international trade, highlighting that sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures are often significant barriers to trade...

Author(s)
Vandeplas, A.; Squicciarini, M. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality assurance and quality systems.

This chapter presents a detailed discussion of quality assurance systems for plant health research and diagnostic laboratories. The process is further illustrated by including a protocol for the detection and identification of Colletotrichum acutatum from strawberry petioles by ELISA.

Author(s)
Galsworthy, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutional aspects of Sanitary and Phytosanitary issues in ECOWAS trade.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has accepted trade liberalization and globalization as important policy directions. West African trade with Europe and the United States is already much greater than trade with other developed countries or intraregional trade, although trading...

Author(s)
Hughes, J. d'A.; Ranajit Bandyopadhyay; Makinde, K.; Olembo, S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Auditing sustainability: the impact of EurepGAP in New Zealand.

This chapter traces the transition of New Zealand's food sector from two-tier greening (organic plus integrated production systems) to a predominant focus on integrated systems. This transition is then explained by linking it to shifts in agro-food governance in Europe and the emergence of food...

Author(s)
Campbell, H.; McLeod, C.; Rosin, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter

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