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Cover for Routes and the tourism industry.

This chapter looks at why and how the adventure travel trade (consisting of private tour operators) engages in trail-based product development. Sections examine: the profile of adventure tour operators; the adventure travel approach to route development; partnerships; community engagement; and the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

The nomenclature for white spotting in horses varies from region to region, influenced by the language and patterns in local horse breeds. Overo ("bird's egg pattern") is the term used in South America for a pattern that is often called sabino in North America. In the British Isles, terms are less...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava: pests and diseases.

Cassava is attacked by numerous pests and diseases that cause significant losses, especially in South America, its area of origin. Some pathogens attack only the stakes and invade the vascular system, constituting primary sources of infection, while others attack only foliar or root tissues. This...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus</i> and its close relatives.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to understand the phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Gymnocladus and its close relatives. Gymnocladus is a small archaic genus belonging to the family Leguminosae, having very few species and showing interesting patterns of distribution. The genus...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Argentina.

Biological control in Argentina has a longstanding tradition with records of natural enemy introductions since the beginning of the 20th century, mainly between 1900 and 1940. Eight predators, 70 parasitoids and seven pathogens have been introduced for arthropod control, plus eight weed biocontrol...

Author(s)
Greco, N. M.; Walsh, G. C.; Luna, M. G.
ISBN
2020 (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism in the four different worlds of Ecuador.

The intention of this chapter is to show how adventure tourism is now a thriving industry in South America, using Ecuador as an example. The chapter describes the situation of adventure tourism in Ecuador, explores the four different regions of Ecuador and evaluates the advantages of Ecuador's...

Author(s)
Ortega, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil chemical composition modifies the morpho-physiological responses of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prosopis strombulifera</i>, a halophyte native to South America.

In some salty areas of South America, and especially in central Argentina, high levels of sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) are found together with sodium chloride (NaCl). Plant species show differences in their susceptibility to growth in the presence of these salts. Some studies showed that Na2SO4 may...

Author(s)
Reginato, M.; Llanes, A.; Luna, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter offers a short description of the importance of livestock production chains for South American countries, and covers initiatives used in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay to reduce bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses. It is shown that after training truck drivers and handlers, ...

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World blackberry production.

This chapter presents information on the production of blackberries and their hybrids in Europe, North America, Central America, South America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. Some highly valued cultivars used in blackberry cultivation are also presented.

Author(s)
Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter

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