post-harvest industry Articles

  • U.S. Farm-Raised Finfish and Shellfish

    Seafood has long been recognized as an important component of a healthy diet. Seafood contains high quality, complete protein and an important array of nutrients, while it is low in calories, cholesterol, and saturated fats. The health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found primarily in fish have been clearly documented. U.S. farm-raised seafood is an important center of the plate choice that can ...


    By Aquacare Environment Inc

  • Analysing pre and post-liberalisation impact on Indian industries

    The Gujarat economy has contributed in the overall economic development of India. The results show that key indicators like NVA, number of registrations, GFCF, FC, value of output and the employment prospects in the manufacturing units of Gujarat economy has increased and the liberalisation policies did not make much difference. The multiple regression equations reveal that liberalisation of this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Efficiency of Indian banking industry in the post–reform era

    One of the major objectives of Indian banking sector reforms was to encourage operational self–sufficiency, flexibility and competition in the system and to increase the banking standards in India to the international best practices. The second phase of reforms began in 1997 with aim to reorganisation measures, human capital development, technological up–gradation, structural development which ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Emissions from Crops - POST Note

    Agriculture contributes 9% of the UK’s greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions burden and 10-12% globally. Although there is a long-term declining trend from UK agriculture, the sector may account for a larger share of overall emissions in the future as other sectors reduce emissions. This POSTnote focuses on reducing GHG emissions from growing and storing arable and horticultural crops. ...


    By UK Parliament

  • Towards the post-Fordist economy: emerging organisational models

    Using a vast interdisciplinary literature, this paper discusses the transition to the post-Fordist economy as an unavoidable trend which affects individual organisations and countries. One of the great dangers of the current debate about post-Fordism is the overlapping of the various levels of discussion. The absence of rigour in posing the question has confused abstract reasoning (the outline of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Development and innovation in the Japanese chemical industry

    This paper sets out to review the process of Japan's post-war economic development and the role of government's industrial policy from a historical perspective. It also reviews – against the background of the fundamental changes in Japan's economic paradigm in the aftermath of the end of the Cold War – the emergence of the Asia–Pacific region, the bursting of the bubble economy and the sharp ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Post-Inaugural Reflections on the White House and Greenhouse Gases

    Within an impassioned second inaugural address, President Barack Obama recently offered the following motivated remarks concerning climate change: “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.  We will respond to the threat of climate ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • The Importance of Scales in the Agricultural & Farming Industry

    Weighing scales are essential and necessary equipment required for a wide range of applications. Whether intended for personal, industrial or commercial use, they serve one important function – providing accurate weight measurements for varied loads. In the agricultural sector, scales are indispensable tools and without them, it would be almost impossible to manage farms or carry out trade! ...


    By Quality Scales Unlimited

  • Canadian Aquaculture Industry: A Brief Outline

    Deep Trekker is closely involved with fish farms around the world providing a reliable and easy to use inspection solution for submerged aquaculture structures. We proudly offer farmers a tool that allows them to keep a closer eye on their operations and ensures that they are also able to enact early measures to keep their sites sustainable. The aquaculture industry is a cause of debate for many. ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • The clouds are breaking: The financier’s perspective of thin film post-Solyndra

    Peter Nieh, Managing Director of Lightspeed Ventures believes that the reaction to Solyndra’s bankruptcy was overblown – as their investment Stion goes from strength to strength. Amongst the doom and gloom of Solyndra’s collapse, a bright spot was seen in Mississippi earlier this month. Thin film start-up Stion cut the ribbon on its 100MW manufacturing factory in Hattiesburg and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Industrial development on logging frontiers in the Brazilian Amazon

    In this paper, we review the concept of forest sector industrialisation and technology adoption with the goal of identifying reasons that have shaped the technological development, or lack thereof, in the Brazilian forest sector. The image of the timber industry in the Amazon has been one of excessive harvest, deforestation, and arguable misuse of a renewable resource. In this paper, we use the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Bank shares restore under recent industry bailouts

    This paper structures ten effective implications/lessons of the most recent bank bailouts of 2007-2009 in the Western economy model when analysing actual shareholders' value retrenchment or growth opportunities. The author finds that recent bank bailouts relate to: global bailout interconnections, economic downturn and liquidity boost, abnormal returns, efficiency recovery, evade social costs, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on

    In 2013, Joel Baziuk had a problem. He had too many fishing nets, and no good way to get rid of them. But that was about to change. As operations supervisor of Steveston Harbour Authority, or SHA, just south of Vancouver, British Columbia, Baziuk is responsible for Canada’s largest commercial fishing harbor. At any given time, more than 400 vessels call ...


    By Ensia

  • Building a Safe Pesticides Industry with Bioproducts and Biomethods

    Three publications on my desk are the motivating factors behind this issue’s Compost Users Forum. The first is our own Compost Science & Utilization (Summer, l999), a journal that reports research throughout the world dealing with the process and product of compost making. The initial report in this issue is titled: “Prospects for Composts and Biocontrol Agents as Substitutes for Methyl ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Spreading the word about an industry with a bright future

    The two sides of the skills equation don’t quite add up – on the one hand our industry is facing shortages of competent individuals to support it, and on the other there are a lot of young engineering and technical graduates looking for skilled jobs. As Sarah Beacock FEI explains, the industry should do a better job of promoting itself as one that can offer a secure and rewarding ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Growth of new technology-based industries in India, the contrasting experiences of Biotechnology and Information Technology industries

    IT and BT are slowly but steadily emerging as important contributors to India's GDP and hence economic growth. The industries are concentrated only in a narrow geographic region and employ only a small number of highly skilled personnel. There is a feeling that the growth of these industries is also spawning increased brain drain from the country, although the evidence on this issue is not very ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sugar Beet Harvest Simplified with Aire-O2 Tritons - Case Study

    Overview: Sucrafor, a COSUMAR Groupe sugar beet processing plant in north east (Oriental) of Morocco, designed a wastewater treatment plant to maintain high organic loads through anaerobic, anoxic, and aerated lagoons; as they crush more than 5,000 tons of sugar beets daily. Due to the high organic loads and tightening BOD/COD standards, Aeration Industries International’s ...

  • The effects of culture clash on international mergers in the high tech industry

    The present paper presents a case study of a merger between Israeli and British high–tech companies and illustrates the effect that the choice of post–merger integration approach has on the success or failure of a cross–border merger and acquisition. The study extends existing knowledge of cross–cultural management in international high–tech mergers by analysing the effects of cultural ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wine and economic development: technological and corporate change in the Australian wine industry

    The technological upgrading of existing industries is a key source of growth. An example is the Australian wine sector, which has exhibited sustained growth in its firms, output and trade. Growth rests on two technological advances mechanisation of pruning and harvesting, and new grape varieties. Upgrading required a shared strategic vision, a significant support infrastructure of research ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Application of a complex adaptive systems perspective: a post 9/11 survey of US trucking managers

    Complexity theory addresses an important problem with standard business models that assume linear organisational behaviour and ignore the ambiguity that exists in complex environments. This study frames the US trucking industry as a complex adaptive system (CAS). Framing the US trucking industry in this manner offers the potential to more accurately represent the industry's complex reality and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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