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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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 Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
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Cover for Venice: an analysis of tourism excesses in an overtourism icon.

This chapter examines the contemporary touristification of Venice, first through a 'panoramic' overview, and then through a deeper analysis of the spatial impacts of tourism development over the last decade. The analysis demonstrates how the impacts of overtourism stretch far beyond dimensions of...

Author(s)
Visentin, F.; Bertocchi, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The halal tourism: a business model opportunity.

By focusing on Halal tourism, which is rooted in the Islamic culture and religion, this chapter demonstrates that the way to discover the world is changing and ethical tourism is moving forward. The chapter highlights ways to promote ethical and Halal tourism in the context of non-Muslim...

Author(s)
Biancone, P. P.; Secinaro, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter

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