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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Abstract

Regulation of food systems exists to ensure safety and enhance consumer confidence in the food which they purchase and consume. However, some regulatory systems fail to instil public confidence. In China for example, trust in the domestic food system is low as a consequence of multiple high-profile...

Author(s)
Kendall, H.; Kuznesof, S.; Dean, M.; Chan MeiYen; Clark, B.; Home, R.; Stolz, H.; Zhong QiDing; Liu ChuanHe; Brereton, P.; Frewer, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Control, 2019, 95, pp 339-351
News Article

A flexitarian diet containing one portion of red meat once a week and reduced amounts of other meats needs to be widely consumed across the globe if...

Date
October 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Event

20 - 22 March 2019 - Pula

Venue
Pula
Country
Croatia
Contact Details
Croatian Quality Managers Society, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel
+385 98454673
Email
CAB ReviewFull Text

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
animal feeding; animal health; animal nutrition; antioxidants; diets; domestic animals; feed supplements; immune system; immunity; livestock; meat; meat quality; milk; milk quality; nutrient requirements; nutrition physiology; oxidative stress; reviews; ruminant feeding; selenium; toxicity; trace element deficiencies
Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
AbstractFull Text

If we want more farmers to change from mainstream farming to a polyculture/agroforestry approach, then we must deal with the fact that selling the produce can become a serious hindrance. Food Value, an online marketplace software, can help on the level of sales, marketing, and administration. Food...

Author(s)
Karssen, M.; Koster, S.; Dolmans, L.; Wentink, H.; Dooren, N. van
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 497-500
AbstractFull Text

Agroforestry systems (AFS) are considered to be a sustainable agricultural practice. However, at present, yield and quality data on arable crops in temperate AFS are scarce. Here we assessed the influence of tree rows of contrasting age on the yield and quality of key western European arable crops....

Author(s)
Pardon, P.; Reubens, B.; Mertens, J.; Verheyen, K.; Frenne, P. de; Waes, C. van; Reheul, D.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 471-475
AbstractFull Text

The Świniarka, an old indigenous breed of sheep, is very well adapted to local environmental conditions and limited food sources, resistant to disease, and tolerant of unfavourable housing conditions. Świniarka sheep perform well in extensive production systems, on pasture, and on set-aside land...

Author(s)
Kawęcka, A.; Radkowska, I.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2018, 23, 4, pp 1423-1435
AbstractFull Text

A two-factorial greenhouse experiment was conducted in 2012-2014 in a greenhouse owned by the Department of Horticulture at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (NE Poland). The experiment had a randomized block design with three replications. The experimental factors were (1) six...

Author(s)
Majkowska-Gadomska, J.; Kulczycka, A.; Mikulewicz, E.; Jadwisieńczak, K.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2018, 23, 4, pp 1413-1422
AbstractFull Text

The content of macro- and micro- as well as toxic elements in Maclura pomifera L. fruit has been investigated in order to estimate its potential applications in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. The content of 29 elements (As, Ag, Al, B, Ba, Bi, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Ga, Ge, Hg, In, K,...

Author(s)
Stojiljković, M. S.; Petrović, S. M.; Stojilković, S. T.; Savić, S. R.; Todorović, B. Ž.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2018, 23, 4, pp 1399-1411

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