agro-electronics product Articles

  • Electronic commerce technologies and changing product distribution

    The paper draws on research into retail supply systems. It illustrates a spectrum of retailing strategies adopted by large companies and SM Es in Europe and the USA. It considers the evolving strategies of companies of different types and at different locations in consumer product supply systems. It links these strategies to fundamental shifts in market conditions, and to the impacts of: ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Local fertilizer manufacturing: A new look at agro-business

    The American farmer works in a tough business. Aside from the demanding physical and mechanical processes to raise fertile crops from tiny seeds, the farmer must also battle against supply for adequate water, the right seeds, pest and weed control products, and various fertilizers. All these elements have added stress and cost to bring a crop to market, making it less profitable than ever to ...


    By Verde LLC

  • Vermicompost production and its use for crop production in the Philippines

    Vermicompost was produced with Perionyx excavatus and Eudrilus eugeniae using animal manures, leguminous leaves, grass and agro-forestry wastes. Yields of corn fertilised with vermicompost at 5t/ha and rice at 2t/ha of vermicompost were comparable with those for corn fertilised with 100% chemical fertilisers and 40% increase over the control for rice. Chinese cabbage and eggplant fertilised with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Soil management practices for sustainable agro-ecosystems

    A doubling of the global food demand projected for the next 50 years poses a huge challenge for the sustainability of both food production and global and local environments. Today’s agricultural technologies may be increasing productivity to meet world food demand, but they may also be threatening agricultural ecosystems. For the global environment, agricultural systems provide both sources and ...


    By Springer

  • Globalisation of US, European and Japanese production networks and the growth of Singapore's electronics industry

    Over the last 15 years, Singapore has emerged as a major regional production hub for the global electronics industry, accounting for over 4% of global production and ranking within the top five countries in the world in terms of electronics manufacturing output. This paper traces the growth and transformation of electronics manufacturing activities by foreign multinational corporations (MNCs) ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A new comprehensive methodology for the evaluation of product sustainability at the design and development stage of consumer electronic products

    This paper presents quantifiable sustainability elements in manufactured consumer electronic products. A 'Sustainability Scoring' method is introduced at the design stage. A new product can be evaluated using this method for its integral elemental and the overall sustainability contents impacting the product when it reaches the end-of-life by considering the entire life-cycle, including the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Expanding Markets with Bagged Products

    Untitled Document When evaluating a move into bagging compost, mulch and blends, production volumes, distribution markets, automation and diversity of bag sizes all need to be ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The Postmodern Sanitation: agro-sanitation business model as a new policy

    This article proposes a Postmodern Sanitation concept, based on discussions such as what is necessary to solve the world's current sanitation issues and what are the limitations of the current sanitation concept. The proposed policies of the Postmodern Sanitation concept are: (1) to discuss a sanitation value chain that creates and adds value to human excreta, and products made from human ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Towards collaborative agro-innovation in developing countries: the Caribbean perspective

    Innovation has been recognised as a distinctive input to wealth creation through the stimulation of new ideas, processes and products. A nation's economic prosperity has been attributed to the concerted efforts in research and development, technology transfer and collaboration among firms, knowledge institutions and the government. This paper discusses the challenges and determinants of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Advertising for high-technology products in the product launch phase – a content-analysis

    Marketing activities during the phase of product launch have an effect on the success of new products. This is especially important in a high-technology context, since customers face high risk when purchasing these products. This uncertainty can be reduced with the right marketing strategy. One part of this marketing strategy includes the usage of print advertisements, where the choice of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Evaluation of ceres-wheat simulation of wheat production in China

    Crop models have been used extensively to assess the impacts of environmental change, but few studies have evaluated their performance at the regional scale. Here, we evaluate the performance of CERES-Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in simulating regional spatial and temporal characteristics of wheat production in China. The model uses genetic coefficients of representative cultivars within ...

  • Bi-On, a product suitable for use in organic agriculture

    Bi-On, a product suitable for use in organic farming Ecological, organic or biological agriculture is a cultivation system based on the optimum use of natural resources without using synthetic chemicals or genetically modified organisms (GMOs), thus being able to produce organic foods, as well as preserving the fertility of the soil and respecting the environment. All this in a ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Information networks and technological innovation for industrial products

    This article is illustrated by factual industrial cases and shows how influential the generalisation of information digital exchange is on the innovation process regarding companies, from engineering design to commercialisation of industrial products. Computer networks, either internal (Intranet), "private" external (Extranet) or "public" external (Internet) make a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The R&D priorities of leading food firms and long-term innovation in the agro food system

    This article analyses a range of literature dealing with the issue of innovation in the agro food industry, focusing in particular on the dynamics of R&D. It presents and discusses the view that low levels of internal R&D among the sector's leading firms, when compared with chemicals or pharmaceuticals, are consistent with strategies devoted primarily to superficial product innovation. As against ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Agro business in a changing competitive environment - Campania firms' strategic, marketing and financial choices

    Over the last few years, the agro food industry has been undergoing a process of accelerated change. This exploratory research analyses the strategic choices of Campania (Italy) agro food firms and focuses on competitive issues; issues that are largely affected by the mono–product nature of the SMEs, which characterise the economy of Campania. In this context, the paper investigates the critical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • IPVM: IT support of concurrent product development teams

    R&D executives face the difficult task of knowledge-management over heterogeneous Concurrent Engineering (CE) teams in an environment of time pressure, uncertainty and high failure rates. Decision-making is particularly difficult when team members are geographically dispersed, come from a broad range of cultures and disciplines, and interact for a relatively short time period. Global high-tech ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Coffee cherry husk - a potential feed stock for alcohol production

    Coffee cherry husk (CCH) a toxic agro waste was tested for alcohol production by native yeast isolates. Out of five isolated yeasts, two produced acceptable amount of alcohol production from CCH extract. Pichia CJ isolated from rotten carrot and Clavispora CI isolated from coffee effluent produced maximum yield of 9.2 and 8.0%, respectively. Solid substrate fermentation (SSF) using CCH supported ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Save and Grow: Pesticide Risk Reduction for Sustainable Intensification of Rice Production

    Outline Presentation Background: Agricultural Scenario (2010-2050) & Crop Intensification Risks =>indiscriminate use of agrochemicals in rice paddy systems Overview FAO Intervention: Integrated Approach for Pesticide Risk Reduction Farmer Ecosystem-Literacy Education: Farmers Field School Case Study: Philippines: Sustainable Intensification of ...


    By Wetlands International

  • A GSS process to generate new product ideas and business concepts

    The paper introduces a process for brainstorming new product ideas and business concepts. The developed process utilises a group support system. It aims to enhance the innovation process and the transfer of knowledge inside a company by offering effective means for cooperation. The paper reports the experiences and findings of using the developed process in business cases.Keywords: electronic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Role of electronic commerce tools in European automobile trade

    This paper details an overview and performance analysis of existing electronic commerce (e-commerce) tools in automobile industries focusing trade. The underlying relevant aspects of these tools and their impacts are detailed with examples and case studies. During analysis, the leading players in European automobile industries, their production, distribution/warehousing and retailing locations ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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