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Cover for Eriophyoid mites on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea solstitialis</i> in the Mediterranean area.

Yellow star thistle (YST), Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae), is a weedy annual plant, native to the Mediterranean area that infests rangelands, pastures and grasslands in the northern United States. In the search for biological control agents, an eriophyoid mite capable of significant impact...

Author(s)
Monfreda, R.; Lillo, E. de; Cristofaro, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Turkey: EU membership implications for sustainable tourism development.

This chapter first discusses the importance of tourism to the Turkish economy and describes the country's principal tourism resources and attractions by region. It then provides a brief account of the likely impacts both of EU enlargement and of Turkey's EU accession on Turkey's tourist industry....

Author(s)
Tosun, C.; Fletcher, J.; Fyall, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Turkey.

This paper provides information on the different benefits from the forests in Turkey, estimated based on the total economic value framework, which are described in terms of: forest resources (area and people, typologies, silvicultural aspects, and functions); institutional aspects (ownership and...

Author(s)
Türker, M. F.; Pak, M.; Öztürk, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999975)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governing closing basins: the case of the Gediz River in Turkey.

The status of Turkey in terms of its population and economy and the biophysical characteristics of the Gediz River are described. The hydrology (surface and groundwater) and water use patterns (irrigation, urban and municipal water supply, industry, hydropower, and environmental consumption) within ...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.; Murray-Rust, D. H.; Harmancıoğlu, N.; Alpaslan, N.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The new planning approach and criteria used for sustainable forest management in Turkey.

This chapter outlines a new approach to planning for multifunctional forest management objectives in Turkey. It describes the term 'functional planning', and the criteria that should be used to determine sustainable forest management in Turkey. The functional planning approach was developed to...

Author(s)
Asan, Ü.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990026)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of political instability on the tourism industries of selected Mediterranean destinations: a neural network approach.

This chapter investigates the impact of political instability on the tourist industries of four eastern Mediterranean destinations (Cyprus, Greece, Turkey and Israel) during the period 1977-97. It does so by producing a neural network model that enables an evaluation of the relationship between...

Author(s)
Theocharous, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External destination benchmarking.

This chapter has set out a general discussion of the application of external benchmarking in tourist destinations and its implications for benchmarking theory and practice. It was based on the findings emerging from the case studies on specific destinations in Mallorca and Turkey. The relevance of...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination benchmarking: characteristics and limitations.

This chapter has set out a general discussion of the application of benchmarking in tourist destinations and its implications for benchmarking theory and practice. It has underlined the main differences between the terms 'organization benchmarking' and 'destination benchmarking', and then addressed ...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of holiday packaging on tourist decision making: some preliminary results.

This study aims to investigate how packaging can be used for destination marketing. The focus is on how bundling and presentation format of package information influence consideration and intention to visit. Data used are obtained from 200 students for Tunisia and Turkey. Most tourism researchers...

Author(s)
Rewtrakunphaiboon, W.; Oppewal, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring comparative performance of vacation destinations: using tourists' self-reported judgements as an alternative approach.

This study was designed to test the use of a practical approach developed: (i) to measure external performance of two international tourist destinations (Turkey and Mallorca, Spain); and (ii) to investigate their competitive position not only against each other but also against other major...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter

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