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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 The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fennel.

Fennel is an ancient agricultural crop; the multiple uses of non-bulbiferous forms as aromatic herb, medicinal and ritual plants have been amply documented. The origin of the bulb-forming types, used as a vegetable, seems to date back to the 15th century, in the area of Florence. No world...

Author(s)
D'Antuono, L. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Thylakoid electron transfer in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salicornia veneta</i> under different salinity levels: a fluorescence-based study.

The halophyte Arthrocnemum macrostachyum is able to survive in extreme environments where salt concentrations may rise to 1 M NaCl. Here we report the results of a study in which the photochemical properties of both photosystem (PS) PSII and PSI have been investigated in individuals living in their ...

Author(s)
Cannata, R.; Barbato, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travelling against time: flemish authors travelling to Italy in the interwar period.

This chapter focuses on literary accounts of journeys to Italy, published as books, by Flemish authors who visited fascist Italy in the interwar period. It explores how their travelogues relate to a long tradition of cultural depictions of the country and to the political reality of those days.

Author(s)
Sintobin, T. M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stay eat love: travel books, Italy and the emotional geographies of place.

This chapter seeks to understand the way in which emotions are located within the consumption of places in Italy as communicated through travel book narratives. As such, 20 travel books about Italy were analysed under an interpretive paradigm of phenomenology and hermeneutics. Applying latent...

Author(s)
McClinchey, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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