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Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embodying gender and risk: mountain bike tourism in Mexico.

This chapter examines the determinants that affect the engagement of Mexican women in mountain bike tourism (MBT), and uncovers the gendered aspects of risk that act as constraints on women's use of public space, and therefore become a type of violence that restricts them and promotes inequality....

Author(s)
Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prediction with big data in the genomic and high-throughput phenotyping era: a case study with wheat data.

This review covers new theoretical and practical genomic selection (GS) advances and outcomes produced in the past 3–4 years in wheat. New models (improved mixed models and item-based collaborative filtering or IBCF) that deal with the complexity of genomic-enabled prediction and models for...

Author(s)
Pérez-Rodríguez, P.; Burgueño, J.; Montesinos-López, O. A.; Singh, R. P.; Juliana, P.; Mondal, S.; Crossa, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Worldwide strawberry industry.

This chapter provides information on the major strawberry-producing countries, such as China, USA, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey and Spain, among others. The various cultivation characteristics and popular cultivars used in these major strawberry-producing countries are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability along all value chains: exploring value chain interactions in sustainable food systems.

The value chain, as an analytical tool, has been used for more than 50 years as a way to better understand how agri-food products move and gain value from the farm gate to the table. Over the past 20 years, increasing attention has been paid to questions of sustainability within value chains and...

Author(s)
Loconto, A. M.; Santacoloma, P.; Rodríguez, R. A.; Vandecandelaere, E.; Tartanac, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, history, composition and processing.

This chapter discusses the origin, history, composition, uses, and processing of pawpaw (C. papaya). Increasing evidence points to the fact that Mexico and Central America are the centre of origin of C. papaya. It is only in Yucatán, Mexico and some places in Central America where wild C. papaya...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra; Fuentes, G.; Chan, A.; Girón, A.; Estrella, H.; Espadas, F.; Talavera, C.; Santamaria, J. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and trade.

This chapter presents an overview of the world production, export, import and consumption trends of papaya (Carica papaya) in the US and European Union (EU) markets. Despite the noticeable rise in global demand for papaya, production issues, particularly Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) disease,...

Author(s)
Evans, E. A.; Ballen, F. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Mexico.

During the 1940s and 1950s, the number of native and exotic species of biocontrol agents used in Mexico amounted to 59 and most of these were parasitoids. Classical biocontrol was dominant and included control of hemipteran pests such as the woolly apple aphid, scales, citrus mealybugs, spittlebug, ...

Author(s)
Arredondo-Bernal, H. C.; Rodríguez-Vélez, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Mexico: Riviera Maya - how is the Riviera Maya tourism industry dealing with climate change? An overview of non-climatic stressors that determine the destination's vulnerability to climate change.

The present research has reviewed policy reports and undertaken 16 interviews with tourism stakeholders in the Riviera Maya (Quintana Roo, Mexico) to study the extent to which stakeholders perceive policies and strategies on climate change to be factors that determine the ability of a destination...

Author(s)
Santos-Lacueva, R.; Clavé, S. A.; Saladié, Ò.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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