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Cover for Urban garden tourism.

This chapter highlights a number of urban programs related to gardens that rank as the most noteworthy of gardens' new directions in an urban milieu. New directions in garden tourism in urban areas are marked by reaching out to new audiences (where neighborhood demography is changing), community...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of botanic gardens: economic, social, environmental, and health.

This chapter focuses on the economic impacts of gardens, presenting examples of regional economic impacts of gardens in the USA, UK and New Zealand. As important, the chapter also highlights the environmental, health, and social benefits of gardens in an era of environmental sustainability, and...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of national destinations.

This chapter discusses the distribution of tourism demand; the travel patterns of international and domestic tourists; the distribution of supply, including consideration of chain hotels and airline networks; and institutional frameworks for tourism. Two examples are then provided of how syntheses...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: Australia and New Zealand.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics and the distribution and status of invasive wild birds in Australia and New Zealand.

Author(s)
Smith, D. A. E.; Smith, Y. C. E.; Downs, C. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improved adaptation of temperate grasses through mutualism with fungal endophytes.

Plants provide a unique ecological niche for diverse communities of fungal endophytes that vary in their impact, positive to negative, on the host plant. Fungal endophytes colonize plants without any visible disease symptoms for at least part of their life history. These symbionts are critical...

Author(s)
Caradus, J. R.; Johnson, L. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399427)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visiting with a mission(ary) - engaging with stakeholders at New Zealand heritage sites.

This chapter discusses identity issues related to managing existing missionary heritage buildings in order to serve visitors journeying with a sacred purpose. Using a case-study approach to analyse missionary sites in Northland/Bay of Islands, the chapter considers the importance of stakeholder...

Author(s)
Legget, J.; Histen, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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Cover for General introduction.

This chapter provides information on Bactrocera as pests, as well as introducing their value as model organisms for broader scientific research. The discovery of Bactrocera tryoni in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2015, and the immediate steps done to control its spread are also outlined.

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter

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