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  • Identity-Preserved Systemsby Dennis Strayer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 199.95

    Identity-Preserved Systems: A Reference Handbook provides background for the development of processes or systems of maintaining the segregation of and documenting the identity of a product. Growers and other parties that handle, transport, condition, or process the identity-preserved (IP) product must follow strict growing and handling practices, including... more...

  • The Mechanics and Physics of Modern Grain Aeration Managementby Shlomo Navarro; Ronald T. Noyes

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 262.00

    The tightening of health and environmental regulations by banning chemical pesticides has generated the need for alternative technologies to solve grain storage problems. Aeration is such an option that can be applied to stored grain and a wide range of agricultural commodities to control insects and maintain quality. The Mechanics and Physics of Modern... more...

  • Livestock Handling and Transportby T. Grandin

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    Great changes in the livestock industry have been brought about by the introduction of different international standards for meat suppliers. This work presents the research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a contribution on animal welfare in developing countries. more...

  • Measuring and Auditing Broiler Welfareby C. Weeks; A. Butterworth

    CABI 2004; US$ 120.00

    In response to concerns about animal welfare, food assurance schemes are now incorporating standards for animal welfare. This is particularly important in the poultry industry, where much attention has focused on the welfare of brollers (meat birds). more...

  • New Analytical Approaches for Verifying the Origin of Foodby P Brereton

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 205.00

    Food and beverage labels often specify a product?s geographical origin, species, variety and method of production. These claims can significantly influence an item?s economic value, but their verification is not always straightforward. New analytical approaches for verifying the origin of food reviews new analytical methods in this area together with... more...

  • Beak Trimming Handbook for Egg Producersby Phil Glatz; Michael Bourke

    Landlinks Press 2006; US$ 31.50

    Best-practice and current methods are examined, along with ways to reduce trimming, alternatives and future developments. more...

  • Livestock Handling and Transportby T. Grandin

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    Great changes in the livestock industry have been brought about by the introduction of different international standards for meat suppliers. This work presents the research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a contribution on animal welfare in developing countries. more...

  • Postharvest Physiology and Hypobaric Storage of Fresh Produceby S.P. Burg

    CABI 2004; US$ 250.00

    This book is the definitive reference work documenting and evaluating hypobaric (low pressure) storage and is written by the world's leading authority on the subject. It is a detailed account of the mechanisms of postharvest gas exchange, heat transfer and water loss in fresh produce, and the effect of hypobaric conditions on each process. The book... more...

  • Commercial Floricultureby S.K. Chattopadhyay

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    This book explores the industry of floriculture in its comprehensive nature. All commercially important plants cultivated have found place in the world, and have been classified on the basis of specific genera or families, which are also described. Informatory chapters on the floriculture industry, including soil and climate, manures and fertilizers,... more...

  • Crop Production Systems Managementby Ajoy Gangopadhyay

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Crop production management deals with how farmers combine lands, water, machinery, structures, commercial inputs, labour, and management skills to produce crop and livestock commodities. Production decisions concerning what crops to produce, how much effort and resources to invest, and which physical practices to follow have immediate consequences... more...