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Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual tourism in sufism in south Asia.

This chapter identifies the importance of pilgrimage in Sufism and describes spiritual tourism and its different types in Islam, namely, Hajj/Umrah, Rihla and ziyara. Visiting graves of spiritual, pious individuals for spiritual development is ziyara. One such grave site in Peshawar, Pakistan, is...

Author(s)
Hasnu, S. A. F.; Saad Aslam
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for To brand Gandhara, the Ancient Buddhist Centre: Pakistan's potential to develop Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Pakistan's potential for Buddhist tourism and suggests the incorporation of the Buddhist site of Gandhara into the nation-branding programmes of Pakistan. Campaign planning recommendations are presented in terms of organizations involved, long-term goals,...

Author(s)
Zhang, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nankana Sahib as 'A symbol of religious coexistence'.

This chapter outlines the origins and development of Sikhism, and its integration with other religious practices in modern Pakistan. As the birthplace of this belief, Nankana Sahib possesses enormous potential for the development of religious tourism. The chapter identifies the main religious sites ...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conflict and resistance in southern Punjab: a political ecology of the 2010 floods in Pakistan.

This chapter focuses on the 2010 floods in Pakistan's Southern Punjab province and their aftermath. The central argument is that the devastating impact of the floods was partially man-made. They hit poorer farming communities especially hard, while connected commercial farming interests lobbied...

Author(s)
Ahmad, A. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - Southern Asia.

In Southern Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now present in most countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Although there are no confirmed reports of its presence in Afghanistan or Maldives, it is highly likely that it is present in...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; Shrestha, B. B.; Ali, M. H.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated control of insect pests on canola and other <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops in Pakistan.

This chapter focuses on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops in Pakistan and their negative effects on crop production. The importance and benefits of the integration of various methods in the control of these insect pests are also discussed.

Author(s)
Muhammad Sarwar
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Pakistan.

This chapter provides detailed information on indigenous entomophilic nematodes regarding their distribution, identification (based on morphological and molecular characterization), mass production, biology, virulence, formulation, application (in vegetable and arable crop protection) and...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Firoza Kazi; Khanum, T. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and spread of the invasive weed <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Parthenium hysterophorus</i> in India.

This chapter covers the geographical distribution (including central Argentina, the West Indies, the Gulf of Mexico, China, Taiwan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Pacific Islands, Africa, USA, Central America, Australia and India), morphology, ecological and biological traits...

Author(s)
Batish, D. R.; Kohli, R. K.; Singh, H. P.; Kaur, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter

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