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Communications at congresses:
Climate smart food: carbon footprint of Mediterranean fruit production
Year:2010
Research Areas
  • Horticulture
Information
Abstract
The aim of this work is to evaluate the GHG emissions of fruit production in Spain and eight different fruits (apples, mandarin, melon, orange, peach, pear, strawberry and watermelons) were selected due to their relative importance in production and export. The carbon footprint of the studied fruits is almost negligible compared against the daily value of the Spanish economy, so fruit may be considered as a health and climate smart food.
International
Si
Congress
LCA Food 2010. VII International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-food Sector.
960
Place
Bari (Italia)
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-88-88793-29-0
Start Date
22/09/2010
End Date
24/09/2010
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Abstracts of LCA Food 2010. VII International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-food Sector.
Participants
  • Autor: Jose Soler Rovira (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Manuel Arroyo Sanz (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Sistemas de producción y protección vegetal sostenibles
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM)
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