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North Carolina Winegrowers' Perceptions of Climate Change Impacts
(East Carolina University, 2013)
Wine is a product of a specific region’s climate and environment. Climate change is a source of increasing sensitivity. This research analyzes the perceptions of winegrape growers and climate trends, which contribute ...
Greenhouse Governmentality : Discourses of Rural Development and the Negotiation of Farmer Subjectivity in Jamaica
(East Carolina University, 2015)
The Jamaican small farmer has long been perceived as backward and technologically inept, and has been severally intervened upon by the state and development agencies aiming to correct this perceived obsolescence. The ...
Mid-Summer Dry Spell and Agriculture in Jamaica : Implications for farming practices, techniques and culture
(East Carolina University, 2011)
At the beginning of the 21st century, Jamaica stands in a precarious situation which could have serious implications for the island's future. This stress may not have derived from a decrease in precipitation due to climate ...
Sweetpotatoes in a Globalizing World : The Effects of Globalization on North Carolina's Sweetpotato Industry
(East Carolina University, 2012)
This study examines the form and effects of globalization on North Carolina's sweetpotato industry. A commodity chain analysis was conducted by constructing North Carolina's sweetpotato commodity chain (SPCC) through the ...