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Grapes (Vitis spp.) are a major fruit crop worldwide and are consumed as table grapes, wine, and raisins. Currently, the leading grape cultivars in the world are European (Vitis vinifera L.), and account for the majority of the worldwide production. European grapes, however, are highly susceptible...

Author(s)
Sato, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Food Science and Technology (Nihon Shokuhin Kogyo Gakkai), Tsukubagan, Japan
Citation
Nippon Shokuhin Kagaku Kogaku Kaishi = Journal of the Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology, 2017, 64, 5, pp 273-277
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The objectives of this study were: (1) to study the existing highland agricultural land use patterns; (2) to analyze the environmental sustainability of highland agricultural land use patterns; and (3) to determine the optimal highland agricultural land use patterns. Environmental indicators of...

Author(s)
Charnsungnern, M.; Tantanasarit, S.
Publisher
Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI), Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences, 2017, 38, 2, pp 169-174
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This study assessed the effect of the Fadama III program on dry-season vegetable growers in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study emanated from the need to know how well agricultural programs have achieved their targets. Data collected from 200 beneficiaries selected through a combination of purposive...

Author(s)
Matanmi, B. M.; Falola, A.; Animashaun, J. O.; Atanda, T. O.
Publisher
Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI), Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences, 2017, 38, 2, pp 163-168
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Slow pyrolysis process has been used in the recent past to yield wood vinegar from various biomass wastes with a quest to investigate their chemical composition and possible uses. This study utilizes the abundant banana wastes in Uganda including leaves, pseudostem and peels (mpologoma, kisansa and ...

Author(s)
Omulo, G.; Willett, S.; Seay, J.; Banadda, N.; Kabenge, I.; Zziwa, A.; Kiggundu, N.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 10, 3, pp 81-92
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The agricultural sector is one sector that can support the economy of Indonesia. Horticultural crops such as red onions are agricultural sub-sector hold an important role in economic growth and the needs of Indonesian society. The goal in this research are to analyze the factors that significantly...

Author(s)
Muhaimin; Abdul, W.
Publisher
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, Orel City, Russia
Citation
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, 2017, 5, 65, pp 255-260
Abstract

This research aims to obtain growth and yield characteristics of shallot due to three shallot varieties and phosphate fertilizer dosages on Ultisol. The experiment was conducted from July to September 2015 in Horticulture Main Seed Development Centre in Muaro Jambi district. Randomized block design ...

Author(s)
Irianto; Yakup; Harun, M. U.; Susilawati
Publisher
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, Orel City, Russia
Citation
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, 2017, 5, 65, pp 245-254
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Agriculture is the most dominant sector of Gross Regional Domestic Product (PDRB) of East Kotawaringin District. The sub-sectors with the most contribution in the agricultural sector are the plantation sub-sector, and the most dominant plantation commodities are palm oil plantations. Sustainable...

Author(s)
Wendy, W.; Soesilo, Z.; Sarwono
Publisher
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, Orel City, Russia
Citation
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, 2017, 5, 65, pp 228-232
Abstract

This case study investigates food safety practices and costs for seven firms participating in the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA), formally known as the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement. All firms incorporated additional food safety practices into their ...

Author(s)
Calvin, L.; Jensen, H.; Klonsky, K.; Cook, R.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Information Bulletin - USDA Economic Research Service, 2017, No.173, pp v + 57 pp.
Abstract

ABARES surveyed 600 vegetable, horticulture and cotton farmers in 2015-16 to investigate their use of hired labour, recent recruitment experiences and expected future requirements for labour. In general, labour use (measured by total expenditure and wages as a proportion of total cash costs) is...

Author(s)
Valle, H.; Millist, N.; Galeano, D.
Publisher
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, Canberra, Australia
Citation
ABARES Research Report, 2017, No.17.06, pp 18 pp.
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This document presents partial results of a research project entitled "Contributions from environmental auditing to the generation of triple value (economic, social and environmental) in coffee farms located in the Region of Viejo Caldas in Colombia", as part of the doctoral program requirement in...

Author(s)
Ramírez Ospina, D. E.; Andrade Arango, Y.
Publisher
Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Textual Análisis del Medio Rural Latinoamericano, 2017, No.69, pp 27-41

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