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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
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Cover for Raspberries.

The history, classification and distribution, red raspberries (Rubus idaeus), raspberry life cycle, black raspberries, purple raspberries, yellow raspberries, species native to Europe, UK, Middle East, Asia, Oceania, North America are discussed.

Author(s)
Hummer, K.; Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hemp seeds for nutrition.

In several Western countries, hemp seeds and oil are gradually making a comeback as ingredients in food and cosmetics products. The best example is North America, where the recent steady increase in Canadian hemp acreage is driven almost exclusively by demand from the US market for 'natural foods'. ...

Author(s)
Leson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937935)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Manganese.

The functions, sources, requirements, and metabolism of manganese in farm animals are discussed. The diagnosis and occurrence as well as control and treatment of diseases caused by manganese deficiency are also presented.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Zoonotic diseases.

In this chapter, the Bacterial, Viral, Fungal, Chlamydioses and Rickettsioses common to small ruminants (goats and sheep) categorized by their human medical names are presented and highlights measures on how to prevent transmission of zoonotic diseases.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Zoonotic pathogens in the food chain.

This book focuses on food safety issues and discusses how livestock production may affect human health in general. Chapter 1 of this book describes the transformation of the food supply from a local activity to a global activity, and the problems with food safety that globalization brings. Chapter...

Author(s)
Krause, D. O.; Hendrick, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936815)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i)...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Jansson, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Could <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia japonica</i> be the first target for classical weed biocontrol in Europe?

Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr., (Polygonaceae), is a serious environmental and economic weed in its adventive range of Europe and much of North America. Such is the scale of the problem in the UK that a pioneering biocontrol programme began in 2003 which would possibly...

Author(s)
Djeddour, D. H.; Shaw, R. H.; Evans, H. C.; Tanner, R. A.; Kurose, D.; Takahashi, N.; Seier, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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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

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