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Cover for Education and training.

A number of issues and questions regarding the formal education and training programmes developed to service the ecotourism industry are discussed. Particular reference is made to the responses of students and graduates of the Bachelor Applied Science degree in Ecotourism at Charles Sturt...

Author(s)
Lipscombe, N.; Thwaites, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planorbidae and Lymnaeidae as pests of rice, with particular reference to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Isidorella newcombi</i> (Adams &amp; Angus).

The extent of damage on rice in New South Wales caused by I. newcombi and Glyptophysa sp., and the chemical control of these species; cultural control of I. newcombi; and the chemical and cultural control of Planorbidae and Lymnaeidae species, as secondary pests of rice and associated Azolla sp.,...

Author(s)
Stevens, M. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rangeland livelihoods in the 21st century.

This chapter looks at some ways to maintain healthy, viable human societies in rangeland regions, which were suggested at the 6th International Rangeland Congress. It then describes an agent-based model of New South Wales (Australia) rangelands. It is suggested that the most valuable use of such...

Author(s)
Walker, B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995236)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Land, water and people: complex interactions in the Murrumbidgee River Catchment, New South Wales, Australia.

An account of the physical, economic and social profiles of Murrumbidgee River Catchment, New South Wales, Australia, is presented. Key environmental issues affecting both land and water resources that have resulted from the complex interactions of land, water and people in the catchment area are...

Author(s)
Pengelly, S.; Fishburn, G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995458)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Park tourism policy.

This chapter first presents an overview of the management of a park's visitation and the roles of public and private enterprise in park tourism. It then explores tourism management approaches and models, highlighting the tourism policies of the US National Park Service and the New South Wales...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The net economic benefits of recreation and timber production in selected New South Wales native forests.

Net economic returns of the two main direct-use economic activities of forestry and tourism in selected New South Wales (NSW, Australia) native forests for the 1997/98 financial year are compared. The research analysis is based on 11 distinct sites of paired, contiguous or proximate native forests, ...

Author(s)
Ward, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Scaling the estimate of maximum canopy conductance from patch to region and comparison of aircraft measurements.

A simple model of surface conductance for evaporation was developed. Results are given of a study, conducted during the spring of 1995, on the analysis of a key parameter in the model, maximum canopy conductance (Gcmax), for six patches (with pasture, or wheat, oats or triticale crop) along a...

Author(s)
Wang YingPing; Leuning, R.; Isaac, P.; Zhou GuoYi
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996776)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classification concepts in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Macrozamia</i> (Zamiaceae) from Eastern Australia.

The genus Macrozamia currently comprises at least 40 species and is endemic to Australia. Thirty-seven of these species occur in eastern Australia - in Queensland and New South Wales. Species concepts in the genus are discussed and useful character states outlined. Descriptive examples are included ...

Author(s)
Forster, P. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997414)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Paths to volunteer commitment: lessons from the Sydney Olympic games.

This paper presents the findings from the focus group discussions conducted with volunteers in the Olympic games in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. These findings suggest that event volunteer managers need to give detailed consideration to the nature of the volunteer experience itself, rather...

Author(s)
Green, B. C.; Chalip, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997506)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of tree density on pasture yield.

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of tree density on dry matter yield. Three levels of tree density - high, medium and low - were selected in two different land systems at Manuka and Cultowa in Western Division of New South Wales. At Manuka there were significant differences...

Author(s)
Arzani, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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