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Cover for Tuberous-rooted chervil.

Tuberous-rooted chervil, Chaerophyllum bulbosum, has been collected in the wild and used as a food since antiquity. The crop was first described in Austria in 1601. After realizing success as a crop during the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, particularly in France and Germany, it was...

Author(s)
Briard, M.; Clerc, V. le; Huet, S.; Granger, J.; Geoffriau, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What was not mentioned.

This chapter indicates that despite the terrible situation in Germany, the study of bee behaviour persisted until 1940, and recovered in Frankfurt, Freiburg and Münich after the war. However, the orthodox view did not change because the very doggone persistence of those in charge did not change....

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter sport destinations, spatial planning and protected areas.

This chapter discusses why limiting winter tourism development might be worthwhile and which approaches exist to limit it, focusing on spatial planning and protected areas. In doing so it concentrates on the western part of the European Eastern Alps, which is one of the most intensively developed...

Author(s)
Nischik, G.; Mayer, M.; Job, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change adaptation - a new strategy for a tourism community: a case from the Bavarian Alps.

This chapter describes the task of developing a climate-change adaptation strategy for a small German ski resort, helping it transform into an all-season destination. This adaptation plan consists of a critical SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, a newly formulated...

Author(s)
Bausch, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic relevance of different winter sport activities based on expenditure behaviour.

This chapter addresses the economic relevance of winter tourism based on two case studies in Switzerland and Germany which provide the opportunity to compare the expenditure behaviour and economic impact of different segments of winter tourists from alpine skiers on groomed slopes to eco-tourist...

Author(s)
Mayer, M.; Kraus, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Snow sports in schools and their importance for winter tourism - a descriptive study in North Rhine-Westphalia.

This chapter presents the first results of a pilot study aimed at identifying the main reason for undertaking or not undertaking a snow sports school trip in Germany. A questionnaire was developed and a small sample of schools in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia was interviewed. The...

Author(s)
Mariotti, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A matter of culture: how cultural differences shape skiing motivation, behaviour and destination choice.

This chapter examines the three important target groups of German, Austrian and Italian skiers and snowboarders to test new development and marketing opportunities for South Tyrol, an alpine winter destination. The study examines (i) whether the main motives and expectations concerning winter...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Mostegl, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Does a religious tourist need a guide? Interpretation and storytelling in sacred places.

This chapter presents contemporary trends in religious tourism and the role that pilgrimage plays in shaping the knowledge and attitudes related to the religious and spiritual heritage of the region. Based on surveys and direct interviews in the Pomerania region (north-west Poland and north-east...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple certifications and consumer purchase decisions: a case study of willingness to pay for coffee in Germany.

The study in this chapter fills the gap in consumers' choice and willingness to pay for multiple certified coffee by focusing on three specific labels: 'Organic', 'Fair Trade' and 'Wild Grown'; and on the two large Arabica coffee production countries: Brazil and Ethiopia. In addition to identifying ...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Grote, U.; Hicks, R.; Stellmacher, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter

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