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Cover for How to make someone feel welcome somewhere, and mean it. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L'accueil</i> might be the answer.

This chapter looks at the meaning of accueil in tourism, which is defined as "a voluntary interpersonal act in a particular setting which introduces a stranger into a business, community or territory and makes it easier to access benefits from various utilitarian, recreational and cultural assets...

Author(s)
Grandpré, F. de; LeBlanc, M.; Royer, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theme park as a link between urban and rural territories.

This chapter presents a case study of a theme park in Quebec, Canada, and its regional integration. It analyses the place the park takes in the evolution of local planning, the flows of visitors, the narrative that the park puts forward, and the narrative that the local rural environment puts...

Author(s)
Lapointe, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (Re)walking stories: pilgrimage, pedagogy and peace.

This chapter deals with the methodological and pedagogical journey taken by the author and her colleague as they develop and teach an undergraduate course in pilgrimage studies. It first examines the notion of 'pilgrimage', and considers the implications for engaged, transdisciplinary, performative ...

Author(s)
Terreault, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ambrosia artemisiifolia</i> L., common ragweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i>).

Common ragweed, A. artemisiifolia has rapidly become a serious agricultural weed, especially in vegetable crops grown in the muck soils of southwestern Quebec and Ontario, Canada. This chapter presents information on the pest status in the country, followed by a comprehensive background on previous ...

Author(s)
Watson, A. K.; Teshler, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vincetoxicum nigrum</i> (L.) Moench, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">V. rossicum</i> (Kleopow) Barbar., swallow-worts, dog strangling vine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apocynaceae</i>).

European populations of swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum nigrum and V. rossicum, have become established in northeastern North America, where there are no effective arthropod herbivores to suppress populations and deter further spread. The two species are now widely distributed along the Atlantic coast...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Weed, A.; Casagrande, R.; Gassmann, A.; Smith, S. M.; Cappuccino, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quantitative approaches for identifying finfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture.

In this chapter, two models for selecting finfish species (site-specific selection of the most suitable species and production strategy (case study in Quebec, Canada), and evaluation of commercial species attribute in terms of productivity/sustainability) are described. Emphasis of the discussion...

Author(s)
François, N. R. le; Savoie, A.; Blier, P. U.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversification pays: economic perspectives on investment in diversified aquaculture.

This chapter discusses some of the economic considerations associated with investment in diversified aquaculture. It enumerates several reasons why a diversified approach to aquaculture development, at either the private or the public level, might be justified. Further, it argues that there is...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. R.; Archer, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The agritourist characteristics of five countries of the world.

This chapter presents five distant countries of the world in respect of their predispositions for developing local and international agritourism: Bashkiria (Russian Federation), Aoteora (New Zealand), Quebec (Canada), the United Kingdom and Poland. The following qualities should above all be...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How early discoveries about <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> prejudiced subsequent research and use.

Bacillus thuringiensis is the most successful and widely used microbial biological insecticide to date. Research has focused on the insecticidal properties of this bacterial group. As a result, its other potential roles may have been overlooked. This chapter examines what other ecological roles or...

Author(s)
Côté, J. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter

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