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Cover for Persimmon.

Author(s)
Salvador, A.; Besada, C.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pomegranate.

This chapter focuses on the origin, current areas of production, composition and health benefits, crop quality, consumer preferences, fruit physiology, maturity and harvest indices, physiological disorders, harvesting, postharvest handling, fruit pathology, temperature handling and storage, and...

Author(s)
Valero Garrido, D.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Table grape.

This chapter discusses the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality (including consumer preferences), physiological characteristics, packaging, handling during harvesting, optimum storage conditions, retail outlet display considerations, physiological disorders,...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Campos-Vargas, R.; Lichter, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A future strategy for organic development in Southern Africa.

This volume brought together research on concepts and global perspectives on organic food systems, on methods of building capacity in times of climate change, on supporting organic farmers and on upscaling the organic sector in Africa. This chapter summarizes these findings and concludes that four...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Purkis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist gentrification of retail shops in Palma (Majorca).

This chapter analyses the processes behind the restructuring of the retail landscape in the city of Palma, the capital city of Majorca (Spain), where tourist visitation is of nearly 12 million annually. Here, the transformation of retail shops is linked with the occurrence of overtourism and its...

Author(s)
Blázquez-Salom, M.; Blanco-Romero, A.; Gual-Carbonell, J.; Murray, I.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Marketing.

This chapter looks at the marketing function and the way this is managed and implemented across the garden centre. The chapter discusses marketing theory, the production of marketing plans, and the use of special events in garden centres.

Author(s)
Crafer, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643083)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the team.

This chapter focuses on people management in garden centres. It reviews a number of motivation theories and management approaches and discusses team development, performance appraisal, and organizational communication.

Author(s)
Crafer, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643083)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing safety and security.

Safety and security issues and their management in garden centres are discussed. The discussion covers risk assessment, crime reduction, safety for staff in dealing with shoplifting, reducing staff theft, and combating fraud.

Author(s)
Crafer, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643083)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The urban-rural tourism relationship: a case of suburban farm shops.

This chapter provides insight into the role of farm shops as tourism businesses that navigate the urban and rural environments, utilizing both to create a unique tourism product. Through seven semi-structured interviews with farm shop managers and owners in suburban England, this chapter attempts...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Curtis, K. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New consumption spaces and cross-border mobilities.

This chapter focuses on consumption practices that have incorporated the crossing of national borders into the everyday lives of local ('near-border') communities. Such practices have changed comprehensively in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since the late 1980s. Employing examples from Hungary...

Author(s)
Nagy, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter

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