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Cover for Almond in the Southern Hemisphere.

This chapter discusses the history and development of almond production and cultivation in Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Africa, providing information on the cultivars in use. An analysis of the almond industry in some of these countries is given, including the advantages and disadvantages...

Author(s)
Wirthensohn, M.; Iannamico, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gateway ports in the development of Antarctic tourism.

This chapter examines six southern ports - Ushuaia (Argentina), Punta Arenas (Chile), Stanley (Falkland Islands), Cape Town (South Africa), Hobart (Tasmania) and Christchurch (New Zealand) - that have become involved in the development of Antarctic tourism. It reviews the histories of the six...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Muir, S.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Whitewater kayaking.

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on kayaking, and the tour operators aim to provide equipment, logistic support, local knowledge and expert guiding for experienced whitewater kayakers. The case studies are from Chile, Costa Rica, New Zealand, USA, Australia ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The model forest experience in using broad-based partnerships for sustainable forest management.

This paper illustrates the work of a number of model forest partnerships in different regions: Grizzly Bear Research Project in Canada; Participatory Governance and Poverty Alleviation in Cameroon; Conflict Resolution in Chile; Watershed Management Planning in the Philippines; Creation of the First ...

Author(s)
Besseau, P.; Alvarado, W.; Calumbay, R.; Daloos, P.; Imperial, R.; Jones, L.; Jum, C.; Mooney, C.; Svensson, J.; Telitsyn, G. P.; Wagan, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History, distribution and uses.

This chapter reviews the origin of avocado including their ecological races; ecological adaptations; early distributions; subsequent distributions (South Africa, Israel, Chile, Australia, USA); world production and marketing; fruit composition and uses; lipid content; nutritive value, vitamins,...

Author(s)
Knight, R. J., Jr.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993577)
Type
Book chapter

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