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Cover for The minister, the prophet and god's eye scientists' voices in Nile media reporting.

This chapter reflects on how scientists' or experts' voices are reported in the coverage of international water conflicts, drawing on a research on Nile media narratives undertaken within the project 'Open Water Diplomacy. Media, science and transboundary cooperation in the Nile basin'. Overall,...

Author(s)
Fantini, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Science communication skills for water coverage. Case study: IHE-SciDev training.

In May 2017, a workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt, to explore ways in which researchers doing research on topics related to the Nile Basin can work with journalists, aiming for better communication of science through media. The workshop hosted 40 participants, including communication specialists,...

Author(s)
Wendo, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Archaeology, history and symbolism.

In this chapter, the philological and linguistic evidence of pomegranate in the ancient Near East is presented. Since the Iranian territories are considered as the main centre of its origin, the archaeology and history of this fruit have been investigated in this area, and then the study has been...

Author(s)
Spagnoli, F.; Shirazi, R.; Shirazi, Z.; Andam, S. S. G.; Djamali, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter focuses on pomegranate production and growing regions in Iran, India, China, Spain, Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, USA, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Albania, Southern Hemisphere, Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia.

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Selahvarzi, Y.; Ahmadpourmir, H.; Mazzeo, A.; Giancaspro, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World pomegranate cultivars.

This chapter provides information on the important and more famous cultivars of countries that are major pomegranate origins, producers and exporters. Countries included are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and USA.

Author(s)
Chater, J. M.; Yavari, A.; Sarkhosh, A.; Jia, Z.; Merhaut, D. J.; Preece, J. E.; Cossio, F.; Qin, G.; Liu, C.; Li, J.; Shilpa, P.; Babu, K. D.; Sharma, J.; Yilmaz, C.; Bartual, J.; Mustafayeva, Z.; Saeedi, M. A.; Awd, N. A.; Moersfelder, J.; Hou, L.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism development in Egypt: contemporary insights.

Within the context of debates about differing models for rural development in Egypt, including collective, participatory, and bottom-up approaches, this chapter introduces the notion of 'strategic smart tourism investment', which is theorized in relation to the concepts of destination non-imitable...

Author(s)
Mekawy, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Worldwide strawberry industry.

This chapter provides information on the major strawberry-producing countries, such as China, USA, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey and Spain, among others. The various cultivation characteristics and popular cultivars used in these major strawberry-producing countries are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus</i> and its close relatives.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to understand the phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Gymnocladus and its close relatives. Gymnocladus is a small archaic genus belonging to the family Leguminosae, having very few species and showing interesting patterns of distribution. The genus...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origin and evolution of the domestic cat.

This chapter presents the classification of cats based on their lineage, common name and species of cats. A brief history on African wild cats (most likely the ancestors of the domestic cat) was discussed as well as domestication of cats which probably began around 10 000 years ago in a region of...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage: a distinctive practice.

Drawing on more than 25 years' experience facilitating programmes of pilgrimage, the author presents a practical philosophical construct for locating pilgrimage within the spectrum of contemporary travel. A model is presented that consists of horizontal and vertical axes creating four quadrants....

Author(s)
LeSueur, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter

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