Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

Caracterización Bioquímica de Microorganismos Rizoféricos de Plantas Vanilla con Potencial como Biofertilizantes

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar la actividad bioquímica in vitro con potencial biofertilizante en microorganismos rizosféricos de plantas de vainilla. Se realizó una confirmación fenotípica de la identidad taxonómica de...
Claudia Álvarez-López
Walter Osorio-Vega
María Claudia Díez-Gómez
Mauricio Marín-Montoya
Agronomía Mesoamericana

How to Sell Produce to Distributors

  Wholesale distributors play a key role in the food system by purchasing, aggregating, and transporting large volumes of food and distributing it to their customers. Distributors typically sell to one or more of the following groups: Independent and chain restaurants Institutions such as...
Keirstan Kure
Lauren Horning
Rebecca Dunning
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Consumo de Frutas y Verduras: Beneficios y Retos Consumo de Frutas y Verduras

  Se presenta una reflexión acerca del consumo de frutas y verduras como práctica saludable y los retos para lograr la recomendación de la Organización Mundial de la Salud de un consumo per- cápita mínimo de 5 porciones ó 400 g diarios, que ha...
Rodríguez Leyton Mylene
Sánchez Majana Lucía
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Influencing Sustainable Sourcing Decisions in Agri-food Supply Chain

  Sustainability standards and initiatives can achieve greater impact by fully engaging those involved at each stage of agri-food production. This is a challenging process as globally traded agri-food products go through many different phases of production and it is the middle tiers which...
International Trade Center
International Trade Center

Modelo de Negocio para El Funcionamiento de Una Empresa de Procesamiento de Cacao

  Tabla de Contenido Introducción Objetivo Metodología Desarrollo Consideraciones finales Referencias bibliográficas 
Fundación REDDOM
Fundación REDDOM

Alternativas para Enfrentar Las Actuales Exigencias del Mercado de Espárrago (Asparagus officinalis L.) Verde en Argentina. 1. Empleo de Híbridos

  A fin de determinar la productividad de híbridos de espárrago verde: 7 de origen italiano y un testigo americano (UC-157), en su segunda cosecha, se realizó un ensayo el 22/11/2006, con dos tamaños de plantines (PG y PP). Se determinó: producción...
Ana M. Castagnino
Karina Díaz
Agostino Falavigna
Luciana Laboratto
Javier Marina
Andrea Guisolis
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos

What Drives Firm Profitability? A Multilevel Approach To The Spanish Agri-food Sector

  Strategic management research has demonstrated the importance of firm- and industry structure as drivers of firm profitability. However, less is known about how firms´ geographical locations affect profitability. Applying a multi-level approach of hierarchical linear modeling we...
Ferdaous Zouaghi
Mercedes Sánchez-García
Stefan Hirsch
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

The Role of Women in Cassava Production in Awgu L.G.A, of Enugu State, Nigeria

  This research work explores the role of women in cassava processing in Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State. A total of 60 questionnaires were collected after the field survey. The data collected were analyzed based on the objectives of the research work using tables and...
Miriam Mgbakor
Helen Ogochukwu Nwamba
American-Eurasian Journal of Agronomy

Economic Analysis of Shea Butter Plant in Ukum Local Government, Benue State, Nigeria

  The study investigated the economic importance of an under-utilized “tree of life” Shea butter in Benue State. Multi-stage sampling technique was used in collecting primary data from 120 farmers comprising 80 and 40 farmers that keep shea butter trees and those that do not...
D.P. Ani
G. Aondona
A. Soom
American-Eurasian Journal of Agronomy

Trade in Quinoa: Impact on the Welfare of Peruvian Communities

This report presents the results of an International Trade Centre (ITC) study looking at the impact of fluctuating global quinoa prices on rural Peruvian households dependent on the product for their basic food security. Peru is one of the world’s leading producers of quinoa. Over...
Marc Bellemare
Seth Gitter
Alexander Kasterine
Ann-Kathrin Zotz
Efrain Obregon
International Trade Center