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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In situ</i> conservation of wild species related to crop plants: the case of Turkey.

This paper discusses the in situ conservation project of Turkey which targets the conservation of wild relatives of crop species and other selected plants with significant genetic variability. This project is thought to be the first attempt to integrate the various components of in situ...

Author(s)
Tan, A.; Tan, A. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995229)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Organic agriculture and national legislation in Turkey.

Turkey is one of the most suitable countries for organic agriculture due to its ecological and climatological conditions. Organic agriculture in Turkey started in the 1980s due to demand from importing countries. Dried sultanas, apricots and figs were the first exported crops grown organically....

Author(s)
Özkan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Economics of water productivity in managing water for agriculture.

This paper discusses some of the concepts and complexities in economic analyses related to increasing water productivity, provides some examples and determines what it implies regarding the potential for increasing water productivity. The chapter is divided into three main sections. The first...

Author(s)
Barker, R.; Dawe, D.; Inocencio, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
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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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Irrigation and river basin management: options for governance and institutions.

As water scarcity increases, pressure to reallocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts. With this mounting pressure comes the need for institutional arrangements that can manage and accommodate shifts to higher value uses of water. These changes in resource allocation patterns have...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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