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Cover for A social media approach to evaluating heritage destination perceptions: the case of Istanbul.

The purpose of the present phenomenological study is to determine visitors' interpretation of Istanbul's image as a heritage destination so as to strengthen the city's destination branding. In particular, it draws on TripAdvisor, an online network of travel consumers, in order to elicit visitors'...

Author(s)
Kladou, S.; Mavragani, E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival: impacts on the local community.

This chapter examines the viewpoint of local people on the Golden Orange Film Festival in Antalya, Turkey. It shows the differences and similarities in how different sectors of the local community perceive the film festival in terms of taking enough benefit from the event. Organizers, local...

Author(s)
Altıntaș, V.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bay.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, physiological and morphological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of bay (Laurus nobilis) in Turkey. Information on the postharvest handling, processing and uses of bay in the pharmaceutical and food industries are...

Author(s)
Çakmak, H.; Kumcuoğlu, S.; Tavman, Ș.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Brief history of the main published works on the mites of economic plants.

This chapter focuses on the main works on economic acarology and the importance of basic knowledge in the intervention that is applied is highlighted by references that are included on systematic and taxonomic aspects. The discussion is arranged by geographic area, i.e. the Mediterranean region...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in West Asia.

This chapter reviews the research on CA in West Asian countries, which started in an integrated form during the last three decades in selected countries including Turkey and Iran, and by international institutions such as the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas in Syria...

Author(s)
Haddad, N.; Piggin, C.; Haddad, A.; Khalil, Y.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'My heart wouldn't accept the advice': paths to self and community in Alevi poetry.

This chapter deals with the Alevi population, Turkey's largest religious minority. The chapter takes the reader on a journey through the works of three poets with the strongest influence on current Alevi culture (Shah Ismail, Pir Sultan Abdal and Kul Himmet) as a historical and cultural guide for...

Author(s)
Carspecken, L.; Özdoğan, Z.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter

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