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Cover for Proactive learning framework: educational model for capacity building and sustainable development.

The first section of this chapter provides an overview of the fundamental characteristics of the terms 'capacity building' and 'sustainable development'. The second section summarizes the meaning of education and its role within 'education for sustainable development' (ESD). The third section...

Author(s)
Chiatula, V. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ancient, classical and modern biotechnology.

This chapter presents a description of the historical evolution of biotechnology and how biotechnology reflects human history. Definitions of biotechnology, genetic engineering, genetically modified (GM) organisms and GM food are given.

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Does transgenic food production affect world food prices?

This chapter considers in detail the question of whether transgenic food production affects world food prices. Sections examine: the long-term trends in international prices; the effects of increased Asian demand on food prices; the relationship between US ethanol production and maize prices; the...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food security and GMOs.

This chapter examines food security at the global and regional levels and assesses the effects of the cultivation of GMOs (transgenic crops) on world hunger. It is revealed that the gap in agricultural productivity between the rich and the poor has deepened in the last 20 years. Without reducing...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is GMO farming an eco-friendly choice?

This chapter discusses whether transgenic technology is an environmentally friendly technology. It analyses pesticide and fertilizer usage and efficiency over a period spanning 5 decades, with a clear distinction between before and after the adoption of transgenic technology. In addition, a...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for GMOs: what are we eating?

This chapter demonstrates all the possible ways for transgenic ingredients to get into the food chain, and draws up a list of finished products that potentially contain transgenic ingredients. The genetically modified crops approved for use in food, and the contamination of foods by unapproved...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender and mobility.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the development of the field of gender and migration and mobility. It then focuses, in particular, on research on mobility and migration in the rural context and the research questions that have gained the most attention in recent years. The chapter closes...

Author(s)
Bock, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plants and water.

This chapter focuses on the role of water in plant development and crop production. Information on the determination of crop water requirement is presented and the negative effects of water stress to the plant are discussed.

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Irrigation.

This chapter provides detailed information about irrigation methods commonly used on small farms, including: irrigation decisions, water application methods, and irrigation efficiency.

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Irrigation scheduling.

This chapter discusses the goals of irrigation scheduling, irrigation water requirement, deficit irrigation, and drainage.

Author(s)
Finley, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
Type
Book chapter

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