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Cover for Rumen fluke.

This chapter provides general information on paramphistomosis in ruminants, with emphasis on Calicophoron daubneyi in Europe, where this parasite has risen from obscurity to prominence since the 1990s. The history and taxonomy of rumen flukes are briefly described. The clinical signs, pathogenesis, ...

ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
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Cover for Modelling farm-level adaptations under external shocks.

This chapter focuses on a demonstration of linear programming-based models in capturing short-term farmer adaptations to meet market, climatic and other demands. Two examples are provided to show the application of optimizing farm-level models to identifying adaptation measures on the farm. These...

Author(s)
Shailesh Shrestha; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Woodland history in the British Isles - an interaction of environmental and cultural forces.

This chapter provides the outline of British woodland history and discusses the historical stages and processes of change. The chapter also describes the traditional and improved woodland management, as well as revival and restoration of native woodland, and enumerates some consequences of...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethnic conflict: is heritage tourism part of the solution or part of the problem?

This chapter examines a general assumption that the development of heritage tourism alleviates or mitigates ethnic and cultural divisions, and is an instrument for reconciliation. The chapter uses the cases of the island of Ireland, Newfoundland, Cyprus, Macedonia, South Africa and specific...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme borreliosis in the UK and Ireland.

This book chapter reviews the epidemiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of Lyme borreliosis in the UK and Ireland. Controversies associated with the definition, diagnosis and management of chronic Lyme disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
O'Connell, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and coastal tourism in Ireland.

This chapter assesses coastal tourism for the whole island of Ireland (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland), addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play ...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social tourism for low-income groups: benefits in a UK and Irish context.

This chapter provides an analysis of social tourism provision for low-income groups, focusing on the social and economic benefits of such provision. It begins by defining social tourism and discusses issues in relation to holiday participation, poverty and social exclusion. A number of examples of...

Author(s)
Minnaert, L.; Stacey, J.; Quinn, B.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trust and relationships in selected European agri-food chains.

This chapter explores the nature and role of trust in eight selected agri-food chains in four EU countries (the pigs-to-sausage and barley-to-beer chains in Germany, the cattle-to-beef and pigs-to-pigmeat chains in Ireland, the pigs-to-cured ham and cereal-to-bread chains in Spain, and the malting...

Author(s)
Leat, P.; Henchion, M.; Albisu, L. M.; Fischer, C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter

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