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Cover for Consequences and risk management.

This chapter proceeds by revisiting the notion of risk in a plant trade context. There are consequences for individuals, industry, regions, countries, and sometimes ecosystems associated with every risk management decision. Ideally, the risks associated with trade and with pests would be managed...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to banana, abacá and enset.

Banana, abacá and enset belong to the Musaceae family of flowering plants in the order Zingerberales. The family has two genera: Musa and Ensete. Banana and abacá belong to genus Musa and enset to the genus Ensete. This chapter provides information on their taxonomy, morphology, cultivation and...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.; Daniells, J. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and trade.

This chapter presents an overview of the world production, export, import and consumption trends of papaya (Carica papaya) in the US and European Union (EU) markets. Despite the noticeable rise in global demand for papaya, production issues, particularly Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) disease,...

Author(s)
Evans, E. A.; Ballen, F. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Illegal drug plant cultivation and armed conflicts: case studies from Asia and Northern Africa.

This chapter explores the case of illicit crops in relation to armed conflict. It looks at examples from Asia and North Africa to understand the systemic relationships that exist between civil war economies and the economies built around illegal agricultural production and trade.

Author(s)
Chouvy, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History, distribution and world production.

With a world production of above 25 million tonnes, having duplicated in less than 25 years, pineapple is the third most important tropical fruit, behind bananas and mango (considering that citrus cultivation is mostly subtropical). This chapter discusses the pre-Columbian importance and...

Author(s)
Leal, F.; d'Eeckenbrugge, G. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The history of animal trade.

This chapter discusses the history and trade of livestock and livestock products.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade policies for animal products.

This chapter describes the history, current status and future development of the international trade policy in animals.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade wars, sanctions and discrimination.

The different types of conflicts (territorial disputes, superior product quality claims, ethical production issues, health and welfare issues and/or retaliation for other trade issues) that affect the trade in animals are described.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trade in meat.

The history, current status, future and welfare of meat production and the trade, marketing and consumption of meat and meat products are presented.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter

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