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Cover for Integrated pest management in Indonesia: IPM by farmers.

This chapter provides an overview of crop protection practices in Indonesia before the introduction of integrated pest management (IPM), and describes IPM practices employed by farmers, mainly against Nilaparvata lugens (host plant resistance, and cultural, biological and chemical control), and the ...

Author(s)
Oka, I. P. G. N. J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Presenting destinations: marketing host communities.

This chapter deals with both the contentious issues and the opportunities in the marketing of host communities for tourism. It commences with an overview of the diversity of this phenomenon, followed by a brief but broad view of the scope of contemporary marketing. Here, the emphasis is on viewing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International research and genetic improvement in rice: evidence from Asia and Latin America.

This chapter assesses the contributions of international research centres to rice productivity gains in developing countries of Asia and latin America, focusing specifically on 12 countries in South and Southeast Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the...

Author(s)
Hossain, M.; Gollin, D.; Cabanilla, V.; Cabrera, E.; Johnson, N.; Khush, G. S.; McLaren, G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulating the yield of goods and services from forests: developing tools to support management decisions and policy development for multiple objective forest management.

Growth and yield models have been developed for many tropical countries with the intention of supporting management decisions relating to the yield of timber from forests. These tools have, however, largely failed to deliver significant improvements in management practice. Forest managers and...

Author(s)
Gardingen, P. R. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996936)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Origin, history, production and processing.

This chapter covers the history of cultivation of longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis); litchi production in China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, Australia, North America, Brazil, Mexico and Israel; longan production in China, Vietnam,...

Author(s)
Huang XuMing; Subhadrabandhu, S.; Mitra, S. K.; Ben-Arie, R.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental standards in developing countries.

This chapter offers an overview of the political and legal debate on environmental standards, including an analysis of the treatment of standards under the World Trade Organization (WTO). It then analyses and compares environmental legislation on vegetable oils (soyabean, rapeseed and palm oil),...

Author(s)
Grote, U.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taenia solium</i> taeniasis and cysticercosis in Asia.

The prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Asian countries is reviewed, with particular emphasis on the situations in Indonesia, India, Korea Republic and China. Geography, religion, culture and food habits influence the epidemiology and transmission of taeniasis and cysticercosis in humans...

Author(s)
Gagandeep Singh; Sudesh Prabhakar; Ito, A.; Cho SeungYull; Qiu DongChuan
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global changes, mangrove forests and implications for hazards along continental shorelines.

Coastal zones are becoming more hazardous due to increased population and greater susceptibility to flooding and salinization, as a result of compaction and subsidence, surface sealing and loss of buffer zones between the coast and settled areas. These conditions are exacerbated in the developing...

Author(s)
Taylor, D.; Sanderson, P. G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indonesia.

Indonesia has placed a high priority on the development of biotechnology. The State Minister of Research and Technology has designated four national centres of excellence to coordinate R & D in agricultural, medical and industrial biotechnology. Applications of biotechnology in agriculture are...

Author(s)
Dart, P. J.; Slamet-Loedin, I. H.; Sukara, E.
ISBN
2002 CABI (H ISBN 9780851988160)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in marine protected areas.

This chapter focuses on how to manage tourism and recreation in coastal and marine reserves. Coastal and marine environments provide special challenges to tourism and recreation planners. These problems are outlined, followed by examples of how these challenges have been addressed in Tanzania,...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter

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