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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The challenges of sustainable food systems where food security meets sustainability - what are countries doing?

The evolutionary history of the concepts of food security (FS) and sustainability have run in parallel for many years. After the food crisis of 2008, stability was added to definition of FS as a short-term time dimension to express the ability to withstand shocks to the food system caused by...

Author(s)
Harper, M.; Shepon, A.; Ohad, N.; Berry, E. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
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 Fungicide resistance in crop protection: risk and management.

This book contains 21 chapters contributed by active researchers from several countries including Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The book chapters have been divided into five sections. The first section on...

Author(s)
Thind, T. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A global perspective on broiler welfare standards.

The globalization and commercialization of broiler production and the effects on animal welfare are discussed in this chapter. Case studies from the Philippines, Brazil and Taiwan are included as examples, and chicken production and farm assurance in Europe and the UK are also presented.

Author(s)
Lymbery, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Catchment and process studies in forest hydrology: implications for indicators of sustainable forest management.

This chapter reviews the results of studies, conducted in Australia, Kenya, Southern Africa, UK, Europe and Brazil, on the impacts of forest cover manipulation on water yield and quality of water from catchments. Indicators of sustainable forest management relevant to fluctuations of water quantity ...

Author(s)
Roberts, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Fluorides in the environment: effects on plants and animals.

This book contains eight chapters discussing the history of fluorine and sources of fluorides in the environments. The uptake, transport and accumulation of inorganic fluorides by plants and animals, as well as their effects on these organisms are discussed. Some case histories in Scotland, Oregon...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book

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