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Cover for Tourism policy and planning.

This chapter explores the importance of policy and planning in a tourism context. The chapter considers the value and purpose of policy frameworks and the role of a range of agencies in the planning and control of tourism development. Consideration is given to public, private and voluntary sector...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism research.

This chapter examines the nature and general functions of research in tourism. It describes the various contexts in which research might be done, such as in the workplace or as a consulting project. It also briefly describes some of the more basic types of paradigms used in tourism research, as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future of tourism.

This chapter reviews the key issues and challenges that may shape the future of tourism. It considers the impact of postmodernism and asks what comes next. The role of technology and the impacts of social change are considered, and the role of tourism in the future is evaluated. Throughout this...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Correlative growth in vegetable plants.

This chapter covers the interaction of plant parts above- and below-ground, followed by relations among vegetative and reproductive plant parts aboveground. Throughout, although examples will be taken from all over the plant kingdom, the emphasis will be on processes and mechanisms that may help...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interpretation of arrhythmias.

This chapter describes the electrocardiographic interpretation of normal and abnormal arrhythmias in horses.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century.

This chapter describes the brief history and continuing progress of selection and breed development for desirable traits in livestock.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foundations for insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the origins and body plan, rise and fall of populations and threats to the continued existence of various insect species. The importance of insect consevation is discussed and various challenges that need to be overcome for the successful conservation of insects are pointed...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landscape descriptors and insect conservation dynamics.

This chapter provides information on some landscape descriptors useful for describing aspects of landscapes for insect conservation action, such as size distribution of patches, connectivity, perimeter-area ratio, boundary form, patch orientation, contrast and context. The interrelationship between ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species-level operational scale in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the 3 operational scales for practical insect conservation. These are the landscape, features on the landscape and species, with all 3 also taking into account the toposcape at various spatial scales. The need to use both landscapes (including features) and species together...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approaches and perspectives in insect species conservation.

This chapter provides information on the conservation for some identified insect species as conservation units. These are usually threatened and facing increasing risk of extinction. Practical approaches and methods are also given.

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter

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