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Cover for Resident and tourist perception of people, towns and amenities in fringe settings.

This chapter presents the findings of a study on the views of residents and non-residents on the people, towns and amenities of Moore County, North Carolina, USA. The findings shed light on potential conflicts that may arise in fringe settings, the factors that may influence support for tourism...

Author(s)
Kline, C.; Duffy, L.; Clark, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farm and food tourism as a strategy for linking rural and urban land, people and place: the case of Western North Carolina.

Using an instrumental case study approach, this chapter unpacks the integrated system of farm and food tourism in Western North Carolina (WNC) into its constituent elements to better understand how its place-based tourism links rural and urban constituencies, forging relationships between its land...

Author(s)
Mathews, L. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Let there be light in Great Smoky Mountains.

A wondrous display of synchronous fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws many visitors to the park each spring. However, the small viewing area and limited number of days over which this natural event takes place challenges the National Park Service to prevent associated resource...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responses of anxious dogs to a simple behaviour modification protocol while waiting in a veterinary hospital.

Author(s)
Sherman, B.; Joyner, J.; Yuschak, S.; Walker, K.; Kuhn, J.; Majikes, J.; Ru HongYu; Mealin, S.; Brugarolas, R.; Roberts, D.; Bozkurt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Beyond economic benefits: exploring the effects of festivals and events on community capitals.

This chapter identifies the Community Capitals Framework (CCF) as a potential approach to analysing the impact of festivals and special events. To illustrate the application of this type of measurement to the impacts of festivals, a case study is reported that represents the impacts of seven...

Author(s)
Kline, C.; Oliver, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The NCSU/APHIS plant pest forecasting system (NAPPFAST).

This chapter describes the North-Carolina-State-University/Animal-and-Plant-Health-Inspection-Service Plant Pest Forecasting System (NAPPFAST). NAPPFAST, developed for pest risk modelling and mapping, was formerly used to support pest detection, emergency response and risk analysis for the US...

Author(s)
Magarey, R. D.; Borchert, D. M.; Fowler, G. A.; Hong, S. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A new rural North Carolina: Latino place-making and community engagement.

This chapter explores the impacts of Latino settlement in rural North Carolina, examining changes in local immigrant settlement geography and place-making, with a focus on the reception and community development impacts of the newcomers. In this context, this chapter is focused on three...

Author(s)
Furuseth, O. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935818)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Working forest landscapes: two case studies from North Carolina.

This paper presents two case studies from North Carolina, USA, on the implications of the concept of working forests and on how historic concepts impact our understanding of landscape management choices.

Author(s)
Blank, G. B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930745)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant control of phyllosphere diversity: genotype interactions with ultraviolet-B radiation.

DGGE (denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis), sequencing of selected bacterial species, and non-parametric multivariate ecological analysis methods were used to examine host plant control of phyllosphere microbial community diversity and to explore how that role interacts with direct and indirect ...

Author(s)
Stapleton, A. E.; Simmons, S. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930615)
Type
Book chapter

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