Banana Farming Books

  • Bananas - vol 18 (En)

    Series: Better Farming SeriesInitially published by arrangement with INADES, Institut africain pour le développement économique et social, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the Better Farming Series booklets are designed as handbooks for intermediate-level agricultural education and training courses. They may be purchased as a set (45 booklets) or ...

  • Plant Protoplasts and Genetic Engineering VI

    Twenty-seven chapters deal with the regeneration of plants from protoplasts and genetic transformation in various species of Arachis, Buplerum, Capsella, Dendrobium, Dianthus, Diospyros, Fagopyrum, Festuca, Gentiana, Glycyrrhiza, Gossypium, Hemerocallis, Levisticum, Lonicera, Musa, Physalis, Platanus, Prunus, Saposhikovia, Solanum, Spinacia, ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation V

    This volume, fifth in the series High-Tech and Micropropagation, contains 24 chapters arranged in the following three sections:I. Vegetables and Fruits: garlic, Amaranthus, Brassica oleracea, pepper, watermelon, cassava, banana, Myrtus communis, passionfruit, Polymnia sonchifolia, pepino, and spinach.II. Grasses: bamboos, Caustis dioica, ...

  • Bananas and Plantains

    This important book provides a thorough review of the crop from planting to consumption. Each chapter is written by specialists and gives a vital insight into key aspects of this economically important crop. The book will be of great value to plant and agricultural scientists and food scientists and technologists. ...

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability: Considerations for the Future

    Understand sustainable development from economic, ecological, and social perspectivesAs world population continues to increase, the need grows for a safe, sustainable supply of food. Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability: Considerations for the Future provides the latest research results and vital information on the process of producing an ...

  • Certification in the value chain for fresh fruits. The example of banana industry

    Certification is a written guarantee by an independent certification agency that a product meets the criteria or requirements contained in a certain standard. An increasing proportion of the bananas that are traded internationally are certified to voluntary standards. This report describes the main patterns of international trade in certified ...

  • World Banana Economy 1985-2002, (The) (En)

    Series: FAO Commodity StudiesBananas are grown in all tropical regions and play a key role in the economics of many developing countries. The volume of bananas exported worldwide in the period 1985-2002 grew at an unprecedented average annual rate of 5.3 percent, twice that of the previous 24 years. This expansion was accompanied by minor ...

  • Intergrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade Related Policies Country Studies (Set of all 6 publications)

    Includes: Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies UNEP/Country Projects-Round II: A Synthesis Report. Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: A Country Study on the Ecuador Banana Sector. Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: A Country Study on ...

  • Integrated Assessment of Trade Liberalization and Trade-Related Policies: A Country Study on the Ecuador Banana Sector

    The international trade in bananas is one of the most import economic activities for Ecuador, and is very significant in terms of labour and use of natural resources. Given that bananas have become one of the most controversial commodities within the emultilateral trade system in recent years, Ecuadorian policy making and current and future ...

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