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Cover for Injuries to banana caused by adverse climate and extreme weather.

Banana is sometimes grown in areas, such as those found in the subtropics, where climates are suboptimal for good growth for certain periods of the year. Here, adverse temperature conditions extend the period it takes to produce a crop and can give rise to fruit quality disorders. In addition,...

Author(s)
Israeli, Y.; Lahav, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 Managing oak forests in a changing climate.

This chapter addresses: (i) how climate change is likely to shift the geographic locations of suitable habitat for oaks and associated species; and (ii) proactive management strategies that can help oak forests mitigate climate change or adapt to climate change.

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 chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and outlines the scope of the book. The importance of matching species to site; the provenance of trees; climate change and its effects; the composition of British forests in the 2000s; developments in British forests since 1990; and attitudes to...

Author(s)
Savill, P. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism: lost in transition? The process of transformation and inertia of the ski industry and places in the French Alps.

This chapter refers to long-term observations and research carried out in different touristic environments in the French Alps over the past 30 years. Focusing on the dilemmas and challenges of tourism policy and engineering facing climate and cultural change, it examines and discusses the processes ...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental impacts of World Heritage Site designation on local communities.

This chapter illustrates the main impacts of tourism on the natural and built environments generally before focusing on the environmental impacts of World Heritage status and tourism at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The threats of invasive species, poaching, dams, and climate change in natural WHSs...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional ecology: understanding the intersection of climate/environmental change, food systems and health.

This chapter addresses the intersection of climate/environmental change (CEC), food systems, nutrition and health. It presents the case for how an ecological approach can clarify the relationships of food systems and human nutritional status, and the role of the latter as both an input and outcome...

Author(s)
Raiten, D. J.; Combs, G. F.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter

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