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Cover for Taxonomy, origin and importance of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> family.

Apiaceae is a plant family comprising at the present time 466 genera and about 3800 species. It is distributed nearly worldwide, but is most diverse in temperate climatic areas, such as Eurasia and North America. It is quite rare in tropical humid regions where it is limited to high mountains....

Author(s)
Reduron, J. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dill.

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is cultivated worldwide as a fresh or dried herb and for essential oil. Indian dill, formerly classified as Anethum sowa, is a botanical variety of A. graveolens that predominates in India and South-east Asia. Dill is believed to have originated in the eastern...

Author(s)
Passam, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional indicators to assess the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet.

There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely inter-related. The traditional Mediterranean diet (MD) is recognized as a healthier dietary pattern with a lower environmental impact. As a ...

Author(s)
Donini, L. M.; Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Serra-Majem, L.; Amiot-Carlin, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional foods at the epicentre of sustainable food systems.

Patterns of food production and consumption have changed in ways that profoundly affect ecosystems and human diets. The accelerated speed of loss of food biodiversity and degradation of most ecosystems forces us to examine the role of traditional foods in sustainable food systems, since the notion...

Author(s)
Trichopoulou, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Italy: The tourism management of climate change in the Mediterranean region: adaptation strategies in Sardinia and Sicily.

This chapter focuses on the issue of climate change adaptation in Mediterranean coastal destinations, attempting to answer the following research questions. (1) How are the tourism firms changing/adapting their decisions and strategies to respond to the climate change challenges, particularly in...

Author(s)
Cannas, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Morocco: Mediterranean Morocco, a vulnerable development called into question.

This chapter focuses on the link between projected climate change impacts, tourism development policies and adaptation strategies on the Mediterranean Coast of Morocco. Brief consideration is also given to the implementation of coastal planning tools in Mediterranean Morocco such as the Integrated...

Author(s)
Perelli, C.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ways to Jerusalem: maritime, cultural and pilgrimage routes.

After a brief overview of the ancient routes towards Jerusalem, this chapter illustrates the current itinerary of 'The Ways to Jerusalem: Maritime, Cultural and Pilgrimage Routes', which, it is hoped, will be recognized as a cultural itinerary by the Council of Europe and become popular with...

Author(s)
Trono, A.; Imperiale, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Med Diet 4.0 framework: a multidimensional driver for revitalizing the Mediterranean diet as a sustainable diet model.

The Mediterranean diet (MD), despite the fact that it is acknowledged as one of the healthiest diets in the world, is paradoxically becoming less the diet of choice in most Mediterranean countries. This process of erosion of the MD is alarming as it has undesirable impacts not only on health, but...

Author(s)
Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Berry, E. M.; Brunori, G.; Capone, R.; Donini, L. M.; Iannetta, M.; Mattioni, D.; Piscopo, S.; Serra-Majem, L.; Sonnino, A.; Stefanova, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of cultivation.

This chapter presents the prehitoric evidence, historical and cultural references, as well as the old and new world dissemination of almond cultivation. The modern cultivation of the crop, with emphasis on germplasm evaluation and cultivar and rootstock improvement, is also described, focusing on...

Author(s)
Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter

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