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Cover for Tourism information technology.

This book offers a comprehensive outlook of how information technology (IT) has been and should be implemented in the travel and tourism industry, the challenges associated with the implementation of information technology and the impacts generated from this implementation. The content in this...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introductory probability and statistics: applications for forestry and natural sciences.

This book with 15 chapters utilizes basic descriptive statistics and probability, as well as commonly used statistical inferential tools to introduce topics that are commonplace in a forestry context such as hypothesis texting, design of experiments, sampling methods, non-parametric tests and...

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book
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Cover for The discovery of a visual system: the honeybee. Light guides, optics, visual cues, optic flow, route finding.

Bees detect some visual features such as edges and colours, but there is no sign that they reconstruct patterns or put together features to form objects. Bees detect motion but have no perception of what it is that moves, and certainly they do not recognize "things" by their shapes. Yet they...

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bunch and oil analysis of oil palm: a manual.

This book serves as a practical guide to describe physical bunch and oil analysis of oil palms. It covers various topics on bunch and oil analysis, health and safety considerations, bunch sampling, physical bunch analysis of stalks, spikelets, fruits and nuts, fruit sampling, nut analysis and...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book
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Cover for World Heritage Sites: tourism, local communities and conservation activities.

This book addresses diverse themes surrounding World Heritage sites (WHSs), including tourism development, tourism marketing, heritage management, conservation activities, local communities, as well as economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts. Also covered are contemporary developments in...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book
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Cover for The economics of integrated pest management of insects.

This book contains 10 chapters addressing the economic analyses of integrated management of pests in crops, animals and humans. The economic evaluation that can identify which factors in the IPM system are most important in their impact on the comparison of costs and benefits are also discussed.

Author(s)
Onstad, D. W.; Crain, P. R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book
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Cover for The economics of soybean disease control.

This book, which contains eleven chapters, is concerned with one aspect of the quest for productivity, the economics of managing diseases that affect soyabean production. It begins with a historical account of soyabeans and soyabean production, charting their growth from a simple forage crop of...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pesticide risk assessment.

This book aims to organize the published environmental impact information on pesticides into a usable form to help growers and other integrated pest management practitioners make more environmentally sound pesticide choices. This book deals with all kinds of risks, such as risk to aquifers and...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Modelling nature: an introduction to mathematical modelling of natural systems.

This book with 6 chapters introduces basic concepts in mathematical modelling applied to natural systems to tackle real-world problems from fields such as physics, ecology, geology and epidemiology. It shows how using models can help to unravel complex issues such as the melting of the Arctic ice,...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book

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