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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Automation in tree fruit production: principles and practice.

This book on automation in tree fruit production consists of 11 chapters covering the following topics: (1) concept of tree fruit production automation; (2) economics of perennial crops production automation; (3) sensing for stress detection and high-throughput phenotyping in precision...

Author(s)
Zhang, Q.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book
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Cover for Handbook of pest management in organic farming.

This book contains 21 chapters focusing on the principles and guidelines of organic agriculture in different crops and includes a brief presentation of each crop and its pests, followed by a discussion on the bioecology and current methods of control that are known to be used according to the...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.; Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book
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Cover for Advances in PGPR research.

This book includes 25 contributions from vastly experienced, global experts in PGPR research in a comprehensive and influential manner, with the most recent facts and extended case studies. Also, the chapters address the current global issues in biopesticide research.

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Sarma, B. K.; Keswani, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Integrated pest management in tropical regions.

This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the major arthropod, insect and nematode pests of tropical cereals, legumes, root and tuber crops, sugarcane, cotton, vegetables, bananas, citrus, oil palms, tea, cocoa and coffee and forest trees. The benefits of the integration of various control methods ...

Author(s)
Rapisarda, C.; Cocuzza, G. E. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book
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Cover for Maize kernel development.

This book, containing 17 chapters, is intended to be a guide to understanding maize kernel development. The knowledge and insight in this book are the culmination of centuries of genetic and biochemical work directed at increasing the yield and nutritional value of maize. Topics covered include...

Author(s)
Larkins, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book
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Cover for Blackberries and their hybrids.

This book contains 18 chapters focusing on the growth and development, climatic requirements, fruit quality, chemical composition and health benefits of blackberries and their hybrids. Information on cultivar development and selection, nursery production, vegetative propagation, site selection,...

Author(s)
Hall, H. K.; Funt, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book
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Cover for UV-B radiation and plant life: molecular biology to ecology.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the UV-B radiation effects on plants from the UV-B environment and ecosystem impact, UV-B changes in plant physiology and secondary metabolism, the biochemistry and molecular biology of UV-B responses and isolation and characterization of the UV-B...

Author(s)
Jordan, B. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Aphids as crop pests.

This book contains 33 chapters focusing on taxonomy, population dynamics, biological characteristics, feeding behaviour, crop damage, disease transmission, control, monitoring and forecasting of aphid pests of various crops. The efficacy of various methods (biological, chemical, cultural and host...

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van; Harrington, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cherries: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 20 chapters and is divided into 4 parts focusing on genetic resources and improvement, ecophysiology and production, pests and diseases and their management and harvesting, processing and utilization of sweet and sour cherries.

Author(s)
Quero-García, J.; Lezzoni, A.; Puławska, J.; Lang, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book

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