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Cover for Analysis of the European agricultural context.

This chapter considers the Romanian agricultural sector within the coordinates of the Common Agricultural Policy and presents an analysis of the evolution of the agricultural sector and agricultural industry in the case of several EU-28 member states and Norway between 2006 and 2015. This analysis...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quality control: statistics for production and processing.

Modern quality control methods are commonplace in the forest products industry today, being used in the production of a wide range of goods, from dimension lumber to pulp and paper to value-added products. This chapter discusses statistics for production and processing by taking data from a sawmill.

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing visitors at sacred sites: the case of Montserrat.

This chapter analyses how sacred sites manage tourism, specifically analysing Montserrat Monastery, a religious site in Spain where differing managerial institutions and visitor types merge. This case study analyses (i) the institutions and entities that coexist in Montserrat and how they...

Author(s)
Aulet, S.; AltayĆ³, J.; Vidal-Casellas, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shift to integrated pest management (IPM).

This chapter compares integrated pest management (IPM) versus conventional pest management. The marketing of IPM as a value-added service to distinguish it from conventional pest control and attract consumers is discussed. Several points that could be value additions for IPM programmes are...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building.

This chapter examines the nature and character of globalization and sustainable development and the needs for capacity building in developing (African) countries. The interface between globalization, capacity building and sustainable development is discussed, as well as the key elements of capacity ...

Author(s)
Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
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
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Cover for Accelerating forage crop production.

This chapter discusses measures to improve forage crop production and use in India, including: how to strengthen forage breeding, practising food-fodder mixed farming, rehabilitation/development of grasslands and wastelands, establishing forage banks, forage seed availability and supply,...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agri-entrepreneurs and their characteristics.

This chapter begins with an overview of the market conditions and challenges faced by agri-entrepreneurs. The next sections discuss generic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial networks and innovation, supported by agriculture-related examples. This is followed by discussions on the differences...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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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