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Cover for Marketing and the consumer.

This chapter focuses on consumer trends in convenience marketing (fresh-cut produce and 'ripe and ready to eat' products), environmental and safety issues (packaging, use of fruit stickers, pesticide residues, labelling issues and energy sustainability) and organically produced fruits and...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The marketing of vegetables in a Northern Ghanaian City: implications and trajectories.

This chapter argues that the market function of urban agriculture (UA), alongside specific characteristics of the urban zone, allows urban farmers and marketers to reconnect the ecological to the social and economic within their livelihood strategies. Referring to urban political ecology and...

Author(s)
Bellwood-Howard, I.; Nchanji, E. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest: an introduction to the physiology and handling of fruit and vegetables.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the basic tenets of postharvest technology of fruits and vegetables and how this influences their postharvest behaviour. Key information about their composition, biochemistry, respiration and physiology are presented. The importance of the management of...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book
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Cover for Preparation for market.

This chapter presents all handling operations used in the preparation of fruits and vegetables for marketing, i.e. harvesting, postharvest handling, grading, pre-storage treatments (waxing, curing and controlled ripening, among others) and packaging. The importance of postharvest disinfection, i.e. ...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Principles of tropical horticulture.

This publication provides a background of environmental influences and plant physiology to understand production and postharvest systems, environmental adaptation techniques and marketing strategies. Focusing on the principles behind production practices and their scientific basis, rather than...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Distributions and markets in Albania.

This chapter investigates the current state of distribution channels and markets for agricultural commodities in Albania. Priority is given here to an assessment of the following sectors of the agricultural industry: dairy products; olives and olive oil; meat; fruit and vegetables; and grapes, wine ...

Author(s)
Kapaj, A.; Imami, D.; Musabelliu, B.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fungicides market.

This chapter discusses the global fungicides market and sales by mode of action and crop type. The leading fungicide manufacturers are also mentioned. It is shown that (i) fungicides are discovered and marketed mainly by large, international, private businesses; (ii) the discovery and development...

Author(s)
Oliver, R.; Hewitt, H. G.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641669)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Marketing.

This chapter offers an introduction to marketing of horticultural products. Sections discuss: storage; standardization and classification; marketing channels; transport; distribution; quality; quality management; and future prospects.

Author(s)
Castilla, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641034)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Vegetable production and marketing in Africa: socio-economic research.

This book provides a collection of conceptual and methodological chapters on the socio-economic aspects of vegetable production-to-marketing systems in Africa. The diverse topics covered in this book include the conceptual challenges in economic research on vegetable production systems, the...

Author(s)
Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book
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Cover for An overview.

This chapter briefly discusses vegetable production and marketing issues and constraints in Africa.

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter

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