Handbook of Phytosanitary Risk Management Book

Handbook of Phytosanitary Risk Management


  • Author : Charles Yoe
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 421
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780648798

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Handbook of Phytosanitary Risk Management Excerpt :

Phytosanitary risk management is essential to the global economy as well as the world's ability to feed itself. This book is about understanding the fundamentals of phytosanitary risk management for trade and non-trade issues, and how to manage those risks in an effective and efficient manner that is consistent with the international regulatory framework. Its purpose is to provide the international phytosanitary community and its principal stakeholders with a strong foundation in risk management concepts and a thorough guide to best practices.

The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity Book

The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity


  • Author : Gordon Gordh
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 723
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400773653

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The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity Excerpt :

The Handbook identifies all aspects of Regulatory Plant Biosecurity and discusses them from the standpoint of preventing the international movement of plant pests, diseases and weeds that negatively impact production agriculture, natural plant-resources and agricultural commerce.

Handbook of Invasive Plant Parasitic Nematodes Book

Handbook of Invasive Plant Parasitic Nematodes


  • Author : Ziaul Haque
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2021-09-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 541
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789247367

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Handbook of Invasive Plant Parasitic Nematodes Excerpt :

Plant parasitic nematodes are major pests of agricultural crops and cause huge monetary losses. There is a very high risk of spread of plant-parasitic nematodes from one country to another, with the movement of plants and planting materials such as seeds, bulbs, corms, suckers, tubers, rhizomes, rooted plants, nursery stock and cut flowers. In view of the large quantities and the wide variety of materials being imported and exported, it is important to assess the status of invasive nematodes and their quarantine importance in relation to agricultural trade. This book contains information on around 100 invasive nematodes and their potential threat in different countries. Each nematode entry includes information on authentic identification, geographical distribution, risk of introduction, host ranges, symptoms, biology, ecology, planting material liable to carry the nematode(s), nematode vectors, chance of establishment, likely impact, and phytosanitary measures. There are detailed accounts of diagnosis procedures including sampling, isolation, detection and identification of nematodes based on morphological and molecular characters. The book offers a global perspective on invasive plant-parasitic nematodes and useful for practitioners, professionals, scientists, researchers, students, and government officials working in plant quarantine and biosecurity.

Handbook of Deep Trade Agreements Book

Handbook of Deep Trade Agreements


  • Author : Aaditya Mattoo
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-09-23
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 632
  • ISBN 10 : 9781464815546

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Handbook of Deep Trade Agreements Excerpt :

Deep trade agreements (DTAs) cover not just trade but additional policy areas, such as international flows of investment and labor and the protection of intellectual property rights and the environment. Their goal is integration beyond trade or deep integration. These agreements matter for economic development. Their rules influence how countries (and hence, the people and firms that live and operate within them) transact, invest, work, and ultimately, develop. Trade and investment regimes determine the extent of economic integration, competition rules affect economic efficiency, intellectual property rights matter for innovation, and environmental and labor rules contribute to environmental and social outcomes. This Handbook provides the tools and data needed to analyze these new dimensions of integration and to assess the content and consequences of DTAs. The Handbook and the accompanying database are the result of collaboration between experts in different policy areas from academia and other international organizations, including the International Trade Centre (ITC), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and World Trade Organization (WTO).

Handbook on Trade and the Environment Book

Handbook on Trade and the Environment


  • Author : Kevin Gallagher
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848446045

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Handbook on Trade and the Environment is a good source for those looking for a better understanding of political issues, of legal debates, and of the state of discussion between government, industry, NGO, and private sector groups on topics that are not often treated elsewhere. Judith M. Dean, World Trade Review I would recommend the book to anyone concerned with the interaction of trade and the environment. John Goodier, Reference Reviews In this comprehensive reference work, Kevin Gallagher has compiled a fresh and broad-ranging collection of expert voices commenting on the interdisciplinary field of trade and the environment. For over two decades policymakers and scholars have been struggling to understand the relationship between international trade in a globalizing world and its effects on the natural environment. The authors in this Handbook provide the tools to do just that. The editor s well-worked introduction synthesizes the emerging themes of the collection, which is divided into three sections: trade and environmental quality, trade and environmental politics, and trade and environmental policy. Topics include the extent to which trade liberalization creates pollution havens where dirty industries flock to poorer countries with lax environmental standards, and conversely, how multinational corporations bring cleaner environmental technologies to developing countries when they choose to move abroad. The volume also addresses the extent to which national environmental policy and/or global environmental agreements clash with the emerging rules of the World Trade Organization and whether such environmental policies hinder export competitiveness. Finally, numerous political economy analyses of the complex political coalitions that arise to adapt to and mitigate changes in trade and environmental policy are provided. In addition to broader overviews of the field, in-depth case studies of nations and regions are offered, including the United States, the Europea

Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing Book

Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing


  • Author : Nirmal Sinha
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 694
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118352632

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Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing Excerpt :

Fruits are botanically diverse, perishable, seasonal andpredominantly regional in production. They come in many varieties,shapes and size, colors, flavors and textures and are an importantpart of a healthy diet and the global economy. Besides vitamins,minerals, fibers and other nutrients, fruits contain phenoliccompounds that have pharmacological potential. Consumed as a partof a regular diet, these naturally occurring plant constituents arebelieved to provide a wide range of physiological benefits throughtheir antioxidant, anti-allergic, anti-carcinogenic, andanti-inflammatory properties. Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing distils thelatest developments and research efforts in this field that areaimed at improving production methods, post-harvest storage andprocessing, safety, quality and developing new processes andproducts. This revised and updated second edition expands andimproves upon the coverage of the original book. Some highlightsinclude chapters on the physiology and classification of fruits,horticultural biochemistry, microbiology and food safety (includingHACCP, safety and the regulation of fruits in the global market),sensory and flavor characteristics, nutrition, naturally presentbioactive phenolics, postharvest physiology, storage,transportation and packaging, processing and preservationtechnologies. Information on the major fruits includes tropical andsuper fruits, frozen fruits, canned fruit, jelly, jam andpreserves, fruit juices, dried fruits and wines. The 35 chaptersare organized into five parts: Part I: Fruit physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, nutritionand health Part II: Postharvest handling and preservation offruits Part III: Product manufacturing and packaging Part IV: Processing plant, waste management, safety andregulations Part V: Production, quality and processing aspects ofmajor fruits and fruit products Each chapter has been contributed by professionals from aroundthe globe representing academia, government institutions andin

Handbook of Food Process Design Book

Handbook of Food Process Design


  • Author : Shafiur Rahman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1600
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444330113

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Handbook of Food Process Design Excerpt :

"This book will offer a comprehensive account of the design of all major food processing systems, including both established and novel unit operations. The range of equipment available for any given process will be described, including the basic theoretical principles and modes of operation. Advantages and limitations of the equipment within various relevant parameters (such as size, processing time, cost and energy requirements) will be explained and schematic diagrams will be provided to show the stages of each process component in detail. The book also covers computer-aided design and control systems, cost considerations and cleaning and sanitation methods. Practical examples of process design scenarios will be included to help the reader in specifying and designing their own operations. All chapters will follow the following format:1. Purpose of unit operation2. What are the end products of the process?3. Process flow sheet, material and energy balances, and schematic diagram of the process and its components4. Basic theoretical principles and mode of operations.5. Different types of equipment available with their advantages and limitations. What are the parameters we need to know? For example, time, energy, size, and other factors.6. Empirical data and rules of thumb used to facilitate the various design calculations, simplified equations and shortcut methods.7. Simple equations, tables, and graphs to estimate the design parameters.8. Process control, operations and maintenance of the unit operations.9. Advanced levels of process design for complicated systems. Computer aided process/plant design.10. Cleaning and sanitation methods.11. Capital and operating cost for different size of the equipments.12. Summary and future needs.13. Worked out examples related to design"--

Food Engineering Handbook Book

Food Engineering Handbook


  • Author : Theodoros Varzakas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482261707

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Food Engineering Handbook Excerpt :

Food Engineering Handbook: Food Engineering Fundamentals provides a stimulating and up-to-date review of food engineering phenomena. Combining theory with a practical, hands-on approach, this book covers the key aspects of food engineering, from mass and heat transfer to steam and boilers, heat exchangers, diffusion, and absorption. A complement to

Handbook of Herbs and Spices Book

Handbook of Herbs and Spices


  • Author : K. V. Peter
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-08-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845691714

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Handbook of Herbs and Spices Excerpt :

Woodhead Publishing in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ‘... a good reference book for food processors and packers of herbs and spices.’ Food Technology (of Volume 1) ‘... a standard reference for manufacturers who use herbs and spices in their products.’ Food Trade Review (of Volume 2) The final volume of this three-volume sequence completes the coverage of the main herbs and spices used in food processing. The first part of the book reviews ways of improving the safety of herbs and spices. There are chapters on detecting and controlling mycotoxin contamination, controlling pesticide and other residues, the use of irradiation and other techniques to decontaminate herbs and spices, packaging and storage, QA and HACCP systems. Part two reviews the potential health benefits of herbs and spices with chapters discussing their role in preventing chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease and promoting gut health. The final part of the book comprises chapters on twenty individual herbs and spices, covering such topics as chemical composition, cultivation and quality issues, processing, functional benefits and uses in food. Herbs and spices reviewed range from asafoetida, capers and carambola to perilla, potato onion and spearmint. The final volume will consolidate the reputation of this three-volume series, providing a standard reference for R&D and QA staff using herbs and spices in their food products. The final volume of this three-volume sequence completes the coverage of the main herbs and spices used in food processing Incorporates safety issues, production, main uses and regulations Reviews the potential health benefits of herbs and spices

Handbook of Bioremediation Book

Handbook of Bioremediation


  • Author : Mirza Hasanuzzaman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 764
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128193839

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Handbook of Bioremediation: Physiological, Molecular and Biotechnological Interventions discusses the mechanisms of responding to inorganic and organic pollutants in the environment using different approaches of phytoremediation and bioremediation. Part One focuses specifically on inorganic pollutants and the use of techniques such as metallothionein-assisted remediation, phytoextraction and genetic manipulation. Part Two covers organic pollutants and consider topics such as plant enzymes, antioxidant defense systems and the remediation mechanisms of different plant species. This comprehensive volume is a must-read for researchers interested in plant science, agriculture, soil science and environmental science. The techniques covered in this book will ensure scientists have the knowledge to practice effective bioremediation techniques themselves. Provides a comprehensive review of the latest advances in bioremediation of organic and inorganic pollutants Discusses a range of different phytoremediation techniques Evaluates the role of genomics and bioinformatics within bioremediation

Handbook of Mango Fruit Book

Handbook of Mango Fruit


  • Author : Muhammad Siddiq
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-06-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119014386

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Handbook of Mango Fruit Excerpt :

Written by noted experts in the field, Handbook of Mango Fruit: Production, Postharvest Science, Processing Technology and Nutrition offers a comprehensive resource regarding the production, trade, and consumption of this popular tropical fruit. The authors review the geographic areas where the fruit is grown and harvested, including information on the ever-expanding global marketplace that highlights United States production, imports and exports, and consumption, as well as data on the outlook for the European market. Handbook of Mango Fruit outlines the postharvest handling and packaging techniques and reviews the fruit’s processed products and byproducts that are gleaned from the processing of waste. The authors include information on the nutritional profile of the mango and review the food safety considerations for processing and transport of mangoes. This comprehensive resource: Reviews global mango production trends and countries that are the major exporters and importers of mangoes Explores the burgeoning marketplace for mangoes with special emphasis on the US and European marketplace Assesses latest trends in packaging of and shipping of mangoes Provides in depth coverage on value-added processing and by-products utilization Offers vital information on the innovative processing technologies and nutritional profile of popular tropical fruit Written for anyone involved in the production, marketing, postharvest handling, processing and by-products of mangoes, Handbook of Mango Fruit is a vital resource offering the most current information and guidelines on the burgeoning marketplace as well as the safe handling, production, and distribution of mangoes.

Seeds Handbook Book

Seeds Handbook


  • Author : Babasaheb B. Desai
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-04-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482276428

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Seeds Handbook Excerpt :

Revised and expanded throughout, this latest edition of the bestselling Seeds Handbook: Biology, Production, Processing, and Storage includes valuable information on all areas of seed biology, production, and processing. The author, one of the most respected and prolific scientists in the field, identifies current developments in seed testing and c

The Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants Book

The Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants


  • Author : Vincenzo Vacante
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2015-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 890
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845939946

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The Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants Excerpt :

Mites pose a serious problem to plants worldwide, attacking crops and spreading disease. When mites damage crops of economic importance the impacts can be felt globally. Mites are among the most diverse and successful of invertebrates, with over 45,000 described species, with many more thousands to be discovered. They are responsible for a significant portion of the losses of crops for food, fibre, industry and other purposes, and require expensive and often controversial pest control measures. Understanding these mites is vital for entomologists, pest researchers, agronomists and food producers. Knowledge of mite pests helps to inform control strategies and optimize the production of economic plants and the agrarian economy. This encyclopedia provides a thorough coverage of the mites and the problems they cause to crops, yet it is easily searchable, organised by mite species and subdivided into helpful headings. It takes a worldwide view of the issue of mites injurious to economic plants, describing mites prevalent in different regions and discussing control methods appropriate in different environments. This book provides an encyclopaedic reference to the major mites, described by family in terms of their internal and external morphology, bio-ecology and family systematics. Methods of mite collection and laboratory study is described, as well as species diagnostic characteristics, worldwide distribution, host plants, identification by the type of damage they cause and control strategies, including chemical and biological intervention and integrated pest management measures. Mites of the following families are included: (Eriophyoidea, Tarsonemidae, Tuckerellidae, Tenuipalpidae, Tetranychidae, Acaridae, Penthaleidae). Mites of Economic Plants is an important resource for students of entomology and crop production, and as a thorough reference guide for researchers and field workers involved with mites, crop damage and food production.