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Cover for 1A. Bioassays of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> products used against agricultural pests.

This chapter describes a comprehensive collection of bioassay protocols and procedures for quantifying activities of conventional B. thuringiensis products against agricultural pests, such as lepidopterous and coleopterous insects. In tritrophic interactions of B. thuringiensis, the microbe...

Author(s)
Navon, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994222)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 2002 Assessment of nutritional influences on risk for cataract.

This chapter briefly reviews the aetiology of cataract. It also reviews the epidemiological information, with an emphasis on roles for vitamins C and E and carotenoids. It is suggested that nutrition, possibly including antioxidant vitamin supplement use, provides the least costly and most...

Author(s)
Taylor, A.; Siegal, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996790)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 21st Century toxicology: methods for environmental toxicology and monitoring.

Traditional animal toxicity testing has been challenged in this century to shift towards toxicity pathway-based approaches for a more efficient evaluation of a large number of chemicals and a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying toxicological effects. The toxicity pathway describes...

Author(s)
Lundqvist, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 555 Questions in veterinary and tropical parasitology.

This book includes 555 questions, representing some of the most important parasites parasitologists have ever known as well as those parasites that are neglected. The questions cover a wide range of topics about parasite biology, epidemiology, diagnostics and management, and encompass both basic...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Zhu, X. Q.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242348)
Type
Book
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Cover for 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) - a multifunctional amino acid as a plant growth stimulator and stress tolerance factor.

This chapter describes the biosynthesis of 5-aminolevulinic acid [5-aminolaevulinic acid] in microorganisms and plants, covering the biochemical pathways and genes associated with 5-aminolevulinic acid synthesis in these organisms. The insecticidal and herbicidal properties of 5-AMA, and the...

Author(s)
Murooka, Y.; Tanaka, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642734)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A 'nice, knock-down argument' about orphanage tourism, modern slavery and the power and peril of naming.

This chapter offers a counter-narrative to the criticism of orphanage tourism and the institutionalization of children, drawing insights from study sites in Cambodian orphanages and the wider community. The chapter explores the ramifications of choosing to extend the term 'modern slavery' to refer...

Author(s)
Carpenter, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A 'vice among tourists'? Trans-national narratives of the Irish landscape, 1886-1914.

This chapter highlights the role of guidebooks and travelogues in prefiguring the Irish landscape for promotion to the domestic tourist market in Great Britain in the 19th century. It discusses how visual images and text were specifically employed to enable parallels to be drawn between Ireland and ...

Author(s)
James, K. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &amp;Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cuprocyparis leylandii</i> (A.B. Jackson &amp; Dallimore) Farjon. - Leyland cypress.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, cultivars and uses (source of timber and used in hedging) of C. leylandii (Leyland cypress). The importance of Leyland cypress in British forestry is described.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for #MeToo: a feminist hashtag analysis of gender-based violence against solo female travellers.

This chapter investigates social media posts related to gender-based violence against female travellers within the #MeToo movement. The sexualization of the hotel space that renders female travellers/guests at risk of and being responsible for sexual violence emerges as a key finding with...

Author(s)
Yang ChiaoLing [Yang, C. L. E.]; Chen YaXin; Ho ChingHua
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter

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