Research and reports

What is a Carbon Footprint?

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Vegetables | Comments : 0 Comments


The purpose of this paper is to define a “carbon footprint” and provide an insight into the terminologies and approaches included within this concept. A number of key issues are addressed in this discussion. Firstly, the origins of the “footprinting concept” are addressed to establish the conceptual history associated with this term. Secondly, existing literature is critiqued [...]

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Maximising returns from water in the Australian vegetable industry: Queensland

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Irrigation | Comments : 0 Comments


This report is one in a series on vegetable industry water use at state and national levels, and has been funded by Horticulture Australia Ltd (HAL) and AUSVEG. This series outlines how water is used in the major vegetable production regions in Australia, and details the current irrigation practices, water use efficiencies and economics of [...]

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