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Cover for Biological control in Jamaica.

Jamaica has a rich history of successful biological control of more than 25 pests of economic and quarantine importance. Approximately 14 classical, 13 natural and six augmentative biocontrol programmes were recorded, as well as two fortuitous introductions. The programmes concerned control of key...

Author(s)
Sherwood, M. A.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple feedbacks due to biotic interactions across trophic levels can lead to persistent novel conditions that hinder restoration.

Unlike traditional successional theory, Alternate Stable Equilibrium (ASE) theory posits that more than one community state is possible in a single environment, depending on the order that species arrive. ASE theory is often invoked in management situations where initial stressors have been...

Author(s)
Yelenik, S. G.; D'Antonio, C. M.; Rehm, E. M.; Caldwell, I. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Habitats of halophytes.

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing host use and population level impacts on non-target species by introduced natural enemies: can host range testing provide insight?

Author(s)
Wright, M. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Integration of biopesticides with natural enemies for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Author(s)
Vargas, R. I.; Souder, S.; Leblanc, L.; Banks, J. E.; Stark, J. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Host range of the nettle caterpillar <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Darna pallivitta</i> (Moore) (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae) in Hawai'i.

This chapter describes the life cycle, control (using chemical, biological and heat treatments), and host range (based on field observations and no-choice host range tests) of the Nettle Caterpillar Darna pallivitta. Confirming host plant species and preferred food sources of D. pallivitta will...

Author(s)
Hara, A. H.; Kishimoto, C. M.; Niino-DuPonte, R. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism transportation in Hawaii: a holistic approach.

This chapter examines sustainable transport policies and practices in Hawaii. This chapter aims to elaborate further on the issue of sustainable tourism transportation, not only reviewing the major indicators to measure sustainable transportation practices but also discussing them from the...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Nguyen, D. N.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grounded theory of international tourism behaviour: building systematic propositions from emic interpretations of Japanese travellers visiting the USA.

This chapter demonstrates the application of the long interview method to collect data for grounded theory development in tourism. Long interviews with seven Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii's Big Island in 2006 map and compare visitors' plans, motivations, decisions and consequences. The results...

Author(s)
Martin, D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When tourists desire an artificial culture: the Bali Syndrome in Hawaii.

Although tourism academics tout the importance of cultural-historical tourism, Minca's (2000) the Bali Syndrome suggests that tourists to exotic destinations place little importance in participating in cultural or historical activities during their stay. The goal of this analysis is to explore this ...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Wong, I. A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating tourism management programmes: advancing a paradigm shift for achieving highly effective tourism destination management programmes and strategy performance audits.

This chapter focuses on the tourism management programme evaluation practices by government auditing agencies. The national governments of several countries have audit agencies that conduct both financial and performance audits of other government departments charged with providing services and...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Sakai, M. Y.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter

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