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Cover for Cattle welfare.

This chapter defines cattle welfare and presents indicators that will show signs of care or stress during pre-slaughter, slaughter, transport, and issues related to animal welfare during feeding, surgical operations, disease outbreaks, animal sporting events and production.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Household pests and their control - cockroaches.

This chapter describes the appearance, life cycle, behaviour, and control and management of German cockroach (Blattella germanica), American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa), Oriental cockroach (Blatta orientalis), Australian cockroach (P. australasiae...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Household pests and their control - mosquitoes.

This chapter describes the life cycle of mosquitoes in general and the life cycle and behaviour of particular species such as Aedes aegypti, A. albopictus, Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles and Mansonia. The mosquito habitats in urban areas and the control and management of urban mosquitoes are...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rethinking safety issues within the context of pilgrimage routes.

The aim of this chapter is to design a conceptual framework based on the tourism system and apply it to religious tourism and pilgrimage. The framework takes into consideration three fundamental aspects: (1) the concept of pilgrimage and the spiritual fulfilment of traditional religious pilgrims;...

Author(s)
Fernandes, C.; Silva, G.; Gómez-Ullate, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biochemistry.

This chapter focuses on the various biochemical parameters that define the behaviour and functionality of cyst nematodes, such as lipids, carbohydrates and proteins. The importance of the unspecialized biochemical pathways of cyst nematodes in providing biochemical flexibility in responding to...

Author(s)
Chitwood, D. J.; Masler, E. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for breeders.

This chapter presents practical guidelines on the responsibilities of the breeder in the prevention of behaviour problems. Highlights includes: selection of queen and stud, maternal aggression, education for new cat owners, socialization (with owner, and other animals), weaning and rearing...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for prospective cat owners.

Guidelines in choosing a cat as pet were presented highlighting the different reasons for wanting to own a cat as well as health benefits of pet ownership.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advice for cat owners.

In this chapter, ways on managing feline stress due to various stress factors (diseases, predators, neutering, presence of other cats and neighboring animals) as well advice on putting fences were discussed.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter

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