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Cover for Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with the same mode of action.

Pesticides probably co-occur in the environment as mixtures, posing a risk to human beings and all other organisms present in the environment. Their number in the environment is too large to allow for all of them to be studied. However, single pesticides are assessed for their risk to the...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with different modes of action.

Mixtures of insecticides with different modes of action are usually considered very effective in resistance management programmes. In pesticide mixtures with different modes of action, one product or toxicant interferes with the metabolic detoxification of the other toxicant, thereby synergizing...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Techniques for pesticide risk assessment.

Many pesticide risk assessment tools have been developed throughout the world over the past decade. Depending on the intended use of the resulting metrics, they have been variously called hazard rankings, yardsticks, indicators, screening benchmarks, relative risk rankings, risk assessment tools...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Co-relation of toxicity and classification of pesticides.

This paper describes the establishment of restricted interval of time based on pesticide classification. The classification of pesticides (acaricides, bactericides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, nematicides and plant growth regulators) based on toxicity is also discussed. The hazard-based...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Volcanic gas, environmental damage and statistical models.

In this chapter, the damage to vegetation and the implications for human communities around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, is explored. Here the environmental damage is less from eruptions (a few of which have been recorded over the past 300 years) but more from the persistent volcanic degassing, ...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
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Cover for Background.

This chapter provides an overview of key issues relating to sustainable protected area tourism. This incorporates a review of the literature relating to tourism and conservation in Africa, the role of the private sector, and its engagement with stakeholders. Background on the types of economic,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Best practices: lessons learned from the case studies.

The 32 case studies in this volume demonstrate the rich array of approaches used to pursue sustainable tourism adopted by the private sector in protected areas across Africa. This chapter aims to synthesise and highlight the best practices achieved and the lessons learned from these case studies,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter

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