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Protected cultivation in the Mediterranean

Protected cultivation in the Mediterranean

a manual

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by the horticultural crops group of the FAO Plant Production and Protection Division.
SeriesFAO plant production and protection paper -- 90
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization. Plant Production and Protection Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination311p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20815803M

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Protected Cultivation in the Mediterranean Climate Issue 90 of FAO plant production and protection papers: Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org., ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: Protected cultivation in the Mediterranean book EndNote RefMan5/5(1).

The current distribution of protected cultivation in 19 countries of the Mediterranean is analysed and the different components of the “quality” and “safety” concepts are by: Get this from a library. Protected cultivation in the Mediterranean climate: a manual.

[Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Horticultural Crops Group.;]. Protected cultivation in the mediterranean climate. This manual is a technical guide to protected cropping in mediterranean environments. The climatic, soil, water and socio-economic conditions found in such environments are examined.

Information is provided on intensive and specialized horticultural crop production techniques under protective structures in the Mediterranean climate. Subjects discussed include: (1) the area under protected cultivation; (2) production conditions, including climate, soil and socio-economic factors; (3) various types of protected cultivation (greenhouses, walk-in tunnels, low tunnels, flat films.

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The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), established inis an intergovernmental organization of 13 countries: Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey. Four institutes (Bari, Italy; Chania, Greece; Montpellier, France; and Zaragoza, Spain) provide postgraduate education at the Master of.

domesticated plants from abiotic and biotic stress factors. Protected cultivation emerged as a way to protect crops from adverse weather conditions allowing year-round production and the application of an integrated crop production and protection management. Averting risks to the food chain: A compendium of proven emergency prevention methods and tools.

This publication, based on 23 FCC-EMPRES information sheets published on a monthly basis by the FCC Intelligence and Coordination Unit of the FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, showcases some of the best practices currently in use.

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Protected cultivation in the Mediterranean climate. By Rome (Italy). Plant Production and Protection Div. FAO and AGP. Topics: F01, PROTECTED CULTIVATION, MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE, GREENHOUSE CROPS.

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A variety of crops are raised. Citrus fruits, olives and figs, with long. Publisher Summary. As a commodity, olive oil has been and is still playing an important role in the world market of vegetable oils. Albeit a small share in world edible vegetable oils, less than %, it has for centuries dominated the countries of the Mediterranean basin, which account for nearly 98% of the olive oil and table olives world production.

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Natural Environment and Culture in the Mediterranean Region II, Edited by Recep Efe, Munir Ozturk and Ibrahim Atalay This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data. BCE: Cultivation of peas in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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