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Cover for Physiological disorders.

Pomegranate cultivation and its potential quality yield are affected by various physiological disorders such as browning, fruit cracking, internal breakdown, scald and chilling injury. In this chapter, the various physiological disorders commonly occurring in pomegranate and their control measures...

Author(s)
Shivashankara, K. S.; Geetha, G. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
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 The role of plant-plant facilitation in non-native plant invasions.

Biological invasions are one the most important drivers of the current environmental changes generating important biodiversity losses. Although several hypotheses have been proposed to understand the mechanisms underpinning biological invasions, most of them relate to negative interactions among...

Author(s)
Cavieres, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer-level food waste prevention and reduction towards sustainable diets.

Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development is a global commitment that includes a set of 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. Food systems are at the heart of this agenda. SDG 12 seeks to 'ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns'. The third target under this goal,...

Author(s)
Gaiani, S.; Rolle, R.; Bucatariu, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic thresholds and sampling in integrated pest management.

This chapter summarizes and highlights the techniques that have been developed over the past 40 years to facilitate and improve the calculation of economic thresholds (ETs). The chapter also emphasizes the need to develop cost-effective sampling methods that can support the use of ETs. In this...

Author(s)
Onstad, D. W.; Bueno, A. de F.; Favetti, B. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions.

This chapter draws conclusions and makes future recommendations on the management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), based on extensive information reviewed in different chapters of the book. There are some research gaps, particularly in quantification of economic losses and health...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle transport in North America.

It is interesting to note that since the first edition of this book, the most significant welfare concerns for cattle during transport have remained unchanged. These concerns include the transport of unfit (sick, emaciated, debilitated) cattle, overloading - particularly in lightweight and young...

Author(s)
Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sheep transport.

This chapter reports on the production and international trade of sheep focusing on the top 10 countries based on slaughtered sheep, exported sheep, and imported sheep. This chapter also highlights the factors that can influence the effects of transport on the behavior, health, physiology, quality...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of pigs.

Transport stress is both an animal welfare issue, resulting in animal losses and fatigued animals at slaughter, and a meat quality issue, resulting in carcass depreciation and meat quality defects. Both issues may result in significant economic losses for the industry. The welfare of pigs during...

Author(s)
Faucitano, L.; Lambooij, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of market pigs: improvements in welfare and economics.

Transportation losses are concerns as they relate to swine welfare and economics. Different vehicle styles are used globally, and vehicle choices are based on the number of animals to be transported, regional weather conditions, facilities, laws and professional judgement. Transportation for the...

Author(s)
Garcia, A.; Johnson, A. K.; Ritter, M. J.; Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S.; McGlone, J. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter

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