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Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for regional tourism development in Argentina. A path with new initiatives for tourism dispersal policies.

This chapter analyses tourism development and policies in Argentina from an economic perspective. Recognizing that Argentina's geographical position (located away from the rest of the world and from the main outbound travel markets) produces social and economic uncertainty in the country's tourism...

Author(s)
Port, N.; Garcia, C. I.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Argentina.

Biological control in Argentina has a longstanding tradition with records of natural enemy introductions since the beginning of the 20th century, mainly between 1900 and 1940. Eight predators, 70 parasitoids and seven pathogens have been introduced for arthropod control, plus eight weed biocontrol...

Author(s)
Greco, N. M.; Walsh, G. C.; Luna, M. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral systems in Patagonia, Argentina.

This chapter establishes that silvopastoral systems may be an economical, ecological and social productive alternative in Patagonia. The forestry potential for introduced fast growing species in this area and the actual policies that encourage this activity open the possibility for silvopastoral...

Author(s)
Peri, P. L.; Caballé, G.; Hansen, N. E.; Bahamonde, H. A.; Lencinas, M. V.; Müller, A. R. von; Ormaechea, S.; Gargaglione, V.; Soler, R.; Sarasola, M.; Rusch, V.; Borrelli, L.; Fernández, M. E.; Gyenge, J.; Tejera, L. E.; Lloyd, C. E.; Martínez Pastur, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The political mediation of indigenous land conflicts in Argentina.

This chapter focuses on indigenous land struggles in northwestern Argentina. The three neighbouring provinces of Tucumán, Salta and Catamarca are surprisingly similar in their geography, political economy and their relative levels of human development. At the same time, the provinces vary...

Author(s)
Hau, M. vom
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil chemical composition modifies the morpho-physiological responses of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosopis strombulifera</i>, a halophyte native to South America.

In some salty areas of South America, and especially in central Argentina, high levels of sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) are found together with sodium chloride (NaCl). Plant species show differences in their susceptibility to growth in the presence of these salts. Some studies showed that Na2SO4 may...

Author(s)
Reginato, M.; Llanes, A.; Luna, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Impact of alien mammals on human health.

We provide an overview of the impact of wild invasive alien mammals on human health, focusing specifically on species acting as zoonotic hosts or pathogens, along with the diseases and mechanisms of disease transmission associated with mammals in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. We...

Author(s)
Capizzi, D.; Monaco, A.; Genovesi, P.; Scalera, R.; Carnevali, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Argentina.

Several studies have been performed in Argentina with the aim of isolating entomonematodes as biological control agents (BCAs) of pests of public health and agricultural importance. This chapter presents the results of research undertaken in Argentina and the current status of the potential use of...

Author(s)
Fernanda Achinelly, M.; Camino, N.; Eliceche, D.; Salas, A.; Rusconi, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter

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