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Cover for A case example: safety of consumption of transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor.

This chapter discusses the safety of the consumption of transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF). The levels of GH and IGF in transgenic and non-transgenic fish are presented. The bioavailability of serum GH and IGF in...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A case study of community-based rangeland management in Jinst <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Soum</i>, Mongolia.

This paper presents an analysis of two communities - one applying community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) and one not doing so - in terms of four resilience indicators: (i) the ability to live with change and uncertainty; (ii) the ability to implement diversity- enhancing practices;...

Author(s)
Baival, B.; Oyuntulkhuur, B.; Altanzul, T.; Fernández-Giménez, M. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A century of plant nematology.

Author(s)
Barker, K. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A century of technological change and deforestation in the Miombo woodlands of northern Zambia.

Economic theory and agroecosystem analysis were used to assess the effects of technological changes on deforestation during the 20th century in the miombo savanna woodlands of northern Zambia. Historical facts concerning demographic, policy and technological changes are combined with applied farm...

Author(s)
Holden, S.
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A common tourism policy for the European Union: a historical perspective.

This chapter examines controversies related to a common tourism policy of the European Union. Most of the studies addressing the extent of the European Union's involvement in tourism and the depth of its tourism policy argue that the European Union must play a proactive role in tourism, while the...

Author(s)
Aykın, S. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A community divided: lessons from the conservation of crop wild relatives around the world.

The in situ conservation of CWR is equally inadequate, with very few examples of effective conservation actions inside protected areas, and even fewer outside these areas. The challenge of conserving CWR in gene banks and in situ, the need for information, the imperative use of CWR, and the need...

Author(s)
Hunter, D.; Guarino, L.; Khoury, C.; Dempewolf, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative analysis of consumer acceptance of GM foods in Norway and the USA.

This paper reports the results of a comparative willingness-to-pay study in Norway and the USA. The commodities studied were GM soyabean oil, GM-fed salmon and GM salmon. Based on telephone interviews, this study found substantial willingness to pay to avoid GM alternatives. In Norway, 80% of...

Author(s)
Chern, W. S.; Rickertsen, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative analysis of mammalian genomics: prokaryote and eukaryote perspectives.

Author(s)
Bellgard, M. I.; Gojobori, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999104)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative analysis of tourism policy networks.

This chapter examines the formal network relationships that influence the tourism policy making process. It commences with a brief review of the literature on social network analysis, which provides the foundation for exploration of policy networks. In order to illustrate the complexities of the...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Chambers, D.; Airey, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative and systems approach to banana cropping systems in the Great Lakes region.

To explore the diversity and efficiency of smallholder farms, we developed an approach based on a comparative framework and a systems analysis. Five sites in three countries (Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo) were studied in parallel to take account of variations in agro-ecological...

Author(s)
Damme, J. van; Bouver, D. de; Dupriez, M.; Asten, P. J. A. van; Baret, P. V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter

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