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Cover for Costs and benefits of sustainable diets: impacts for the environment, society and public health nutrition.

The four domains of food sustainability are nutrition, economics, society and the environment. Sustainable diets need to be nutritionally adequate, safe, affordable, acceptable and appealing, while sparing of both human and natural resources. Those multiple demands are contradictory and can be hard ...

Author(s)
Drewnowski, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methodological toolbox.

This chapter introduces the main methodological tools for the conduct of research on organic agriculture and Fair Trade. Two groups of tool boxes are presented: (1) methods that are based on the tenets of welfare economics and can be categorized under the umbrella of cost-benefit analysis; and (2)...

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Parvathi, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
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 Management practices: an overview of integrated nematode management technologie.

Because of the complexity of many tropical and subtropical cropping programmes, this chapter decided to discuss each nematode management tool (including cultural, physical, host resistance, chemical and biological) according to its importance at specific states in the production of a single...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Roberts, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessment of the economic and poverty impacts of biological control of cereal stemborers in Kenya using the economic surplus modelling approach.

Author(s)
Midingoyi, S.; Hippolyte, A.; Ibrahim, M.; Muriithi, B.; Ong'amo, G.; Bruno, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Economic evaluation.

This chapter reviews two economic evaluation methods: cost-benefit analysis and economic impact analysis. Both can be seen as aids to decision making at the planning stage in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism or as part of the evaluation of projects when they are completed and in operation.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of providing two kinds of doghouses in different sized pens on the behaviour of shelter dogs.

Author(s)
Normando, S.; Contiero, B.; Azzolini, A.; Ricci, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methodology.

This chapter discusses the methodology used to obtain data on the economic significance of companion animals in the UK.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Key features of the Council for Science and Society (CSS) report 1988.

This chapter describes the extent and economic significance of the pet-keeping phenomenon, benefits of pet ownership and associated problems of pet ownership in the UK based on the Council for Science and Society (CSS) report 1988.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter

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