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Author Eldridge, Honor May

Title The Avocado Debate
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2023


Description 1 online resource (209 p.)
Series Changing Planet Series
Changing Planet Series
Contents Cover -- Endorsements Page -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Prologue -- 1 The American Pear: The History of the Avocado -- 2 Commercially Viable: The Creation of the Hass Avocado -- 3 Superfood: The Nutritional Value of Avocados -- 4 Avocado Toast: Social Media, Marketing, and Influence -- 5 Green Gold: The Creation of NAFTA and the Resistance of US Producers -- 6 Holy Guacamole: Impact of NAFTA on Mexican Food Systems -- 7 New Markets: Regional Challenges to Mexico's Avocado Monopoly
8 The High Seas: The Global Avocado Trade and Shipping -- 9 Growing Orchards: Land-use Change and Biodiversity Loss from Avocado Cultivation -- 10 Embedded Water: How Avocados Impact Water and the Potential Policy Solutions -- 11 Vida Campesina: Mexican Agroecology and Food Sovereignty -- 12 Cartel Control: Narcotics, Criminality, and Avocados -- 13 Alternative Guacamole: Shifting Consumption Patterns -- 14 Assurance: Certifying Avocados and the Role of Technology -- 15 A New Generation: Genetics and Novel Breeding of Avocados -- Epilogue -- Index
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Avocado industry.
Avocado -- Environmental aspects
Environmental ethics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781000937664