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Cover for Nursery practices in oil palm: a manual.

This manual describes practices conducted in the pre-nursery and the main nursery from the reception of germinated seed- or tissue-culture produced ramets to the production of high-quality field-ready plants. These practices involve nursery set-up, soil preparation, sowing, potting-on, watering,...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Sembiring, E. H.; Forster, B. P.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book
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Cover for Winter tourism: trends and challenges.

This book on winter tourism consists of three parts. Part I is addressed to current challenges in winter tourism including regional planning, socio-cultural conditions, climate change and economic challenges. Part II gives an overview of behavioural research in winter tourism. The authors present...

Author(s)
Pröbstl, U.; Richins, H.; Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism, pilgrimage and intercultural dialogue: interpreting sacred stories.

This book provides an overview of religious tourism as a tool for intercultural dialogue and the interpretation of religious heritage for tourism. Part 1 (chapters 2-7) discusses conceptual approaches, including the notion of the sacred. Part 2 (chapters 8-11) deals with strategies and tools for...

Author(s)
Vidal-Casellas, D.; Aulet, D. S.; Crous-Costa, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biology and management of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bactrocera</i> and related fruit flies.

This book with 12 chapters presents the systematics and taxonomy, evolutionary biogeography and biodiversity, basic biology and demographic ecology, reproductive biology and mating behaviour, and pest control of Bactrocera and related fruit flies.

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
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Cover for Air pollution: sources, impacts and controls.

This book with 12 chapters aims to provide a broad overview of the issues surrounding air pollution and how to control and monitor pollution levels. Beginning with a brief background on the subject, the book moves on to discuss global emissions, with an emphasis on megacities and their effects....

Author(s)
Saxena, P.; Naik, V.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book
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Cover for The ecology and silviculture of oaks.

This book contains is the third edition and is a reorganization and expansion of earlier editions. It contains 15 chapters from the earlier 10. The new chapters emphasize topics previously given briefer treatment. Expanded topics include artificial regeneration, fire effects and prescribed burning, ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book
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Cover for Endophyte biotechnology: potential for agriculture and pharmacology.

This book gives an overview on the current knowledge about endophytic fungi and bacteria, their diversity, their relationships with plant pests and pathogens, their distribution and activities inside the plant and their (potential) applications in developing more sustainable agricultural practices. ...

Author(s)
Schouten, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399427)
Type
Book
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Cover for GM agriculture and food security: fears and facts.

This book explores the myths and the reality about GM agriculture and its role in improving food security. The goal of the authors is to use this book to reconfigure the underlying architecture of public consideration of science, technology and commerce in the global food system. An array of...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book
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Cover for Manual of equine dermatology.

This book contains 13 illustrated chapters that describe the aetiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of infectious and non-infectious skin diseases of horses. Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis of these conditions and will aid veterinarians in managing these...

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book

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