Taiwan

ABSTRACT Taiwan relies heavily on food supply from international trade. It has a high population density and food production is insufficient. The labor force population is declining year by year due to the low fertility rate and aging population. In 2018, Taiwan's food self-sufficiency rate is...
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ABSTRACT Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a severe, highly infectious form of pneumonia that has spread worldwide, changing lifestyles and dietary habits. This, in turn, has affected the agricultural sales and transport, including those involving Taiwanese agricultural products. This study...
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ABSTRACT Taiwan has more than 7,400 hog farms and 5.5 million pigs. The annual output value is about US$2.3 billion, accounting for 43% of the livestock industry. It is one of the most important agricultural economic sectors in Taiwan. However, due to the large number of herds, a large amount of...
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INTRODUCTION Biomass energy (biofuels and waste) is currently the largest renewable energy source and the fourth largest primary energy supply in the world (International Energy Agency, 2019b). Defined by the Renewable Energy Development Act (Executive Yuan, 2019) in Taiwan, biomass energy (or...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Renewable energy
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ABSTRACT The potential risk of a crop disease can be determined by considering the three components of the “disease triangle” that may combine to cause its occurrence: pathogen, host, and environment. An outbreak of a crop disease requires the presence of a virulent pathogen in sufficient...
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