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Title Vegetable markets in the western hemisphere / edited by Rigoberto A. Lopez and Leo C. Polopolus.

Published Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1992.


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 UniM Store  Q63547    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description viii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Papers from a workshop entitled "The Markets for Vegetables in the Western Hemisphere: Trends, Policies, and Linkages," held on Sept. 6-7, 1988 at Cook College, Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sect. I. The U.S. Vegetable Market. 1. The U.S. Supply of Vegetables / Shannon Reid Hamm. 2. The U.S. Demand for Vegetables / Vicki A. McCracken -- Discussion / Glenn A. Zepp -- Discussion / John R. Brooker -- Sect. II. Policies and Institutions. 3. The Produce Industry in Transition: Focus on Marketing / Thomas R. Pierson and John W. Allen. 4. The Role of Public Policies in U.S. Vegetable Production and Marketing / Leo C. Polopolus. 5. Policies and Institutions in Vegetable Marketing in the Western Hemisphere: The Mexican Experience / S. Kenneth Shwedel -- Discussion / Enrique E. Figueroa -- Discussion / Charles R. Brader -- Sect. III. Trade Linkages in the Western Hemisphere. 6. From Competition to Coordination in Vegetable Trade: The Case of Mexico and California / Roberta L. Cook. 7. An Empirical Analysis of World Vegetable Trade / Amy Larsen Sparks. 8. A Conceptual Analysis of Vegetable Trade / Rigoberto A. Lopez and Emilio Pagoulatos.
9. Trade of Horticultural Products: A Caribbean Basin Perspective / Rodolfo Quiros Guardia -- Discussion / Timothy G. Taylor -- Discussion / Daniel A. Sumner -- Sect. IV. Issues in Vegetable Trade. 10. The Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations: Implications for Trade in Horticultural Products / James Vertrees and Leo Mayer. 11. Vegetable Trade and the Caribbean Basin Initiative / James L. Seale, Jr. 12. Labor and International Trade in Vegetables / Philip L. Martin and Gary Thompson -- Discussion / Emilio Pagoulatos -- Discussion / Daniel A. Sumner -- Appendix: Summary and Synthesis of a Workshop on Vegetable Markets in the Western Hemisphere / Leo C. Polopolus.
Other author Lopez, Rigoberto A.
Polopolus, Leo.
Subject Vegetable trade -- America.
Vegetable trade -- United States.
Vegetable trade -- Latin America.
ISBN 0813810523 (acid-free paper)