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Cover for Hendra and Nipah viruses.

Hendra (HeV) and Nipah (NiV) viruses, in the genus Henipavirus, cause severe, often fatal, disease in people as well as in a broad range of mammalian species. These zoonotic paramyxoviruses are harboured by flying foxes in Australia, the Pacific region and southern and South-east Asia, although...

Author(s)
Clayton, B. A.; Smith, I. L.; Marsh, G. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agri-food chain relationships.

This book is the result of several years of research activity on the topic of how to better link farmers, processors and retailers with each other in order to ensure and improve the supply of food products which meet consumer needs and wants. The book is structured in three parts. Starting with an...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book
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Cover for Review of the trust situation in agri-food chain relationships in the Asia-Pacific with a focus on the Philippines and Australia.

This chapter explores the various ways in which market intermediaries can build trust in their relationship with growers. Results are presented from an empirical evaluation of trust in fresh produce (fruit and vegetables) supply chains in the Philippines and Australia. It is widely accepted that...

Author(s)
Batt, P. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist interactions with sharks.

This chapter explores the biophysical and socio-economic contexts of shark-based tourism, focusing on whale shark watching. It examines the historical evolution of attitudes towards sharks; describes whale shark tourism in key locations (Phuket, Thailand; Ningaloo Reef, Australia; Gladden Spit,...

Author(s)
Dearden, P.; Topelko, K. N.; Ziegler, J.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cultivars and plant improvement.

This chapter summarizes research on cultivar development, cultivar identification, genetic analysis and genetic improvement in litchi (Litchi chinensis) and longan, and describes litchi cultivars in China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Huang XuMing; Liu ChengMing
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, history, production and processing.

This chapter covers the history of cultivation of longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis); litchi production in China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, Australia, North America, Brazil, Mexico and Israel; longan production in China, Vietnam,...

Author(s)
Huang XuMing; Subhadrabandhu, S.; Mitra, S. K.; Ben-Arie, R.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava in Asia and the Pacific.

The origin and distribution of cassava in Asia is discussed. The other topics covered include: agronomy and utilization; area, production and yield; cassava trade in Asia; and cassava industry in the Asia-Pacific Region (i.e. Thailand, Indonesia, India, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sri...

Author(s)
Onwueme, I. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995243)
Type
Book chapter

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