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Cover for Importance of the Turkish forestry sector in the national economy: an input-output analysis.

This paper discusses the importance of the forestry sector in the national economy in terms of production, income, added value, trade and its impacts on the other sectors of the national economy. It also improves knowledge and awareness among national and forestry sector planners and decision...

Author(s)
Türker, M. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional farming systems in south-eastern Turkey: the imperative of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of endangered wild annual <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cicer</i> species.

This chapter focuses on the in situ conservation of endangered wild annual Cicer species and their potential use in the genetic improvement of cultivated chickpeas in south-eastern Turkey.

Author(s)
Abbo, S.; Can, C.; Lev-Yadun, S.; Ozaslan, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Case study 5: The importance and the role of faith (religious) tourism as alternative tourism resources in Turkey.

This chapter considers the emergence of faith tourism within the wider context of tourism development within Turkey, arguing that Turkey has a competitive tourist product emerging through the resources of the Peninsula of Anatolio, which houses the sacred sites of Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

Author(s)
Aktas, A.; Ekİn, Y.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender and tourism development: a case study of the Cappadoccia Region of Turkey.

This chapter discusses the nature of women's work in tourism-related services in the Cappadoccia region of central Turkey. It attempts to contribute to the growing body of gender analysis within tourism studies by examining the conditions of women's work outside the home (e.g. in hotels,...

Author(s)
Elmas, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Longnecker, N.; Dusunceli, F.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, M.; Rizvi, A. H.; Manohar, M.; Reddy, A. A.; Xaxiao, Z.; Chen, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, identification, genetic relationships and distribution of large <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum</i> species in Europe.

This chapter aims to place giant hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, into a wider generic context in terms of taxonomy, genetic relationships with related taxa and distribution in both its native and invaded ranges. A brief excursion into past botanical investigations which were carried out in the...

Author(s)
Jahodová, Š.; Fröberg, L.; Pyšek, P.; Geltman, D.; Trybush, S.; Karp, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Giving dyer's woad the blues: encouraging first results for biological control.

Dyer's woad, Isatis tinctoria L. (Brassicaceae), has been cultivated since Roman times throughout Europe for the blue indigo dye extracted from its leaves and was introduced by early colonists into North America. Today, it is a declared noxious weed in ten western US states. A literature survey for ...

Author(s)
Cortat, G.; Hinz, H. L.; Gerber, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Korotyaev, B. A.; Gültekin, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Bionomics and seasonal occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Larinus filiformis</i> Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in eastern Turkey, a potential biological control agent for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea solstitialis</i> L.

We conducted studies on the life history of Larinus filiformis Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Lixinae) to determine if it is worthy of further evaluation as a classical biological control agent of Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae: Cardueae), yellow starthistle. The species occurs in...

Author(s)
Gültekİn, L.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for All against one: first results of a newly formed foreign exploration consortium for the biological control of perennial pepperweed.

Perennial pepperweed (PPW), Lepidium latifolium L., is a mustard of central Asian origin that is invading natural and cultivated habitats in North America and is difficult to control with conventional means. Biological control of PPW is hampered by the fact that it is relatively uncommon in its...

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Gerber, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Seier, M.; Korotyaev, B. A.; Gültekİn, L.; Williams, L.; Schwarzländer, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Explorations in Central Asia and Mediterranean basin to select biological control agents for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salsola tragus</i>.

Russian thistle, Salsola tragus L., (Chenopodiaceae), a troublesome weed complex in the drier regions of western North America, is native to Central Asia and widely distributed throughout the Palaearctic Region. Since 2003, several exploration and survey trips to discover new potential biological...

Author(s)
Lecce, F.; Paolini, A.; Tronci, C.; Gültekİn, L.; Cristina, F. di; Korotyaev, B. A.; Colonnelli, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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