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Cover for Economic analysis of a softwood lumber quota regime and a policy to subsidize biomass generation of electricity.

The REPA spatial price equilibrium model developed in Chapter 4 is used to investigate the regional welfare impacts of a quota on exports of Canadian softwood lumber to the U.S. In the model, Canada is divided into seven regions and the U.S. into five regions, with the rest of the world...

Author(s)
Mokhtarzadeh, F.; Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends in sweet cherry production.

This chapter focuses on the global trend of sweet cherry production. It covers the economics, crop yield, crop quality and organic production. As sweet cherry production continues to expand worldwide, each producer must decide whether to increase production (either through the renovation of old...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning a new cherry orchard.

Growing fruit trees is a long term financial commitment and establishing an orchard is an expensive enterprise. Selecting the right orchard site is arguably the most important decision that a sweet cherry grower will make and it will affect all other managerial decisions related to the orchard....

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic impact analysis of events: Landsmót 2016.

This chapter aims to explain some of the basic principles and practices of economic impact analysis (EIA) of events, with particular focus on smaller special events, and how results from an EIA are used in practice for decision making at various stakeholder levels. Data collected on site from 404...

Author(s)
Heldt, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242751)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health economics.

This chapter presents examples that demonstrate how economic analysis involving human and animal health sectors has become a central element for providing evidence of the added value of a One Health approach, then reflects on the new developments in One Health, in particular, approaches based on...

Author(s)
Häsler, B.; Cuevas, S.; Canali, M.; Aragrande, M.; Shaw, A.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied ecology and methods of control.

This chapter provides information on the general ecology of insect pests, various methods of pest control and their efficacy and target pests and the benefits of integrated pest management in various cropping systems. Some pests relevant to the medical and veterinary entomology fields are presented ...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic consequence assessment.

This chapter examines the assessment of economic consequences. It proceeds by acknowledging there are winners and losers in terms of the economic impacts of risk management decisions. Who these people are often depends on the accounting stance one assumes. Several different accounting stances are...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter provides information on some of the basic approaches and objectives of the assessment of crop yield losses caused by insect pests. The factors that should be considered in the measurement of yield loss are presented and the importance of crop loss surveys to determine the types of...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insecticides.

This chapter provides information on insect population dynamics and the impact of insecticide use; active ingredients of insecticide, its mode of action and formulation; delivery of the chemical, its application and pick-up at the target site; ease of use, safety and economics; and toxicological...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet corn.

This chapter focuses on the cultivation history, economics, nutritive value and various factors determining crop quality in sweet corn. Information on endosperm mutants and germination in sweet corn, growing, harvesting and conditioning high-sugar sweet corn seed, plant anatomy and development and...

Author(s)
Tracy, W. F.; Shuler, S.; Dodson-Swenson, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter

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