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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Performance evaluation.

This chapter explores the evaluation stage of the planning process in leisure, sport and tourism. The steps involved in performance evaluation are outlined and in particular it is emphasized that performance evaluation must be linked to goals and objectives. Various examples of performance...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Garden tourism.

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning garden tourism, presents an overview of the number of garden visits worldwide, and discusses the motivations for visiting gardens in the UK, US and Australian contexts. Also discussed are the different market segments in garden tourism, the economic...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Report writing.

This chapter discusses the definition of an expert; requirements of an expert report; rules of reliability; elucidation; obligations of an expert; report bias; report structure and lucidity; accepting instructions; and comparison of jurisdictions (USA, UK and Australia).

Author(s)
Bailey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The law of tort and its relevance for risk management.

This chapter examines the concept of tort and its importance in risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The necessity for students and practitioners to understand tort is stressed and an additional insight is given into why risk is often considered in asymmetric ...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal abuse case studies and treatment.

This chapter will discuss how to recognize, treat and rehabilitate abused animals, with guidelines on maximizing their quality of life. Some injury types listed will include a brief first aid advice section while others will include case studies and/or rehabilitation guidelines.

Author(s)
Tiplady, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939830)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter

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