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Cover for A model of the international grain market.

This chapter constructs a model of international grain trade. The model enables us to explore what happens when a country opens itself up to trade. For instance, does trading result in less or more price volatility? Does the price of grain within a country rise or fall when it engages in trade? The ...

Author(s)
McClintock J
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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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 The pattern of grain prices.

This chapter starts with an examination of international food prices in general, and then discusses the pattern of prices of the three most important food grains: maize, wheat and rice. It then focuses on one particular period - that of 1996 to 2008. It attempts to identify the many and various...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic and Fairtrade markets at a glance.

An overview is presented of the global organic and Fairtrade market. The data highlight the size and growth of the market, the per capita consumption, and the market shares of different countries.

Author(s)
Lernoud, J.; Willer, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emerging trends in agri-nanotechnology: fundamental and applied aspects.

This book is organized into 18 chapters covering the following subjects: history (Chapter 1); use of nanomaterials in agriculture (Chapter 2); green nanotechnology (Chapter 3); nanonutrients (Chapter 4); enhanced productivity (Chapter 5); synthesis and applications of nanoparticles in agriculture...

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Mishra, S.; Fraceto, L. F.; Lima, R. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global market of nanomaterials and colloidal formulations for agriculture: an overview.

This chapter provides an overview of the main nanomaterials and colloidal formulations related to the agricultural sector that are either available on the global market, or are currently undergoing patenting process. The overview concludes that there is a substantial growth in the use of...

Author(s)
Campos, E. V. R.; Oliveira, J. L. de; Fraceto, L. F.; Grillo, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The global tomato industry.

This chapter focuses on the classification and taxonomy and uses and available cultivars and types of tomatoes. Information on the production and marketing aspects of the global tomato industry is discussed and future perspectives for the tomato sector are highlighted.

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641935)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Accession of KRU to the WTO: the effect of tariff reductions on KRU and international wheat markets.

Wheat trade accounts for one-third of the world grain trade, and it is expected to double by 2050. The KRU (Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine) countries account for approximately one-quarter of world wheat exports and are collectively considered one of the key wheat exporting regions. Ukraine became a ...

Author(s)
Burkitbayeva, S.; Kerr, W. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wheat export restrictions in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine: impact on prices along the wheat-to-bread supply chain.

Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU) are among the grain-exporting countries that implemented wheat export restrictions between 2007 and 2011 during the global commodity price peaks. This chapter provides an overview on the price effects induced by wheat export controls in the KRU region. It...

Author(s)
Götz, L.; Djuric, I.; Glauben, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling emerging challenges.

As in many other parts of the world, Australian agriculture is facing increasing challenges resulting from domestic and global economic, political, social and cultural changes. Added to these challenges are the uncertainties caused by climatic variations. The Australian way of handling some of...

Author(s)
Zhou, Z. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939458)
Type
Book chapter

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