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Cover for Museums as <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in populo</i> dark tourism sites: a case study of Visitor experience.

This chapter examines how both indigenous and non-indigenous visitors to the Western Australian Museum (Perth, Western Australia) both connected with and authenticated their experiences of the museum's Aboriginal gallery (Katta Djinoong), and the emotional responses and learning that flow from...

Author(s)
Bond, N.; Carr, A.; Comtesse, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of tourism and food-provisioning among wild bottlenose dolphins at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, Australia.

This chapter compares the dolphin tourism activities at Monkey Mia and Bunbury, two sites in Western Australia where tourists can legally feed wild dophins. The focus of this comparison is to highlight the similarities and differences between Monkey Mia and Bunbury in terms of the costs and...

Author(s)
Mann, J.; Senigaglia, V.; Jacoby, A.; Bejder, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania.

This chapter explores current challenges to managing expedition-style cruise activities from the perspective of destination sustainability through a comparative case study of three heritage destinations: the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Queensland; the West Kimberley National Heritage...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Scherrer, P.; Walker, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Searching for pasture legumes for heavy clay soils in the Australian dry tropics and subtropics: II. Ancillary floristic, climatic and edaphic studies.

In order to link likely sources of potentially valuable forage germplasm and sites of utilization, 76 locations with clay soils in the dry tropics were subjected to a grouping programme based on their climates, altitudes and latitudes and inferences were made as to the value of this approach to...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.; Ahmad, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Predicting the economic impacts of invasive species: the eradication of the giant sensitive plant from Western Australia.

Economic analyses can facilitate biosecurity investment decisions in relation to pest risk management. The term biosecurity here refers to activities intended to prevent or control the introduction and spread of alien species that have a net negative effect on social welfare as determined by...

Author(s)
Cook, D. C.; Sheppard, A.; Liu Shuang; Lonsdale, W. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Design of a surveillance system for non-indigenous species on Barrow Island: plants case study.

Complex surveillance problems are common in biosecurity, such as prioritizing detection among multiple invasive species, specifying risk over a heterogeneous landscape and combining multiple sources of surveillance data in surveillance design. Programmes for surveillance generally do not...

Author(s)
Murray, J.; Whittle, P.; Jarrad, F.; Barrett, S.; Stoklosa, R.; Mengersen, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Early detection and rapid response: a cost-effective strategy for minimizing the establishment and spread of new and emerging invasive plants by global trade, travel and climate change.

Over the past 50 years, considerable effort has been made by state and national agencies as well as other partners to minimize the establishment and spread of newly introduced and/or emerging invasive plants through single agency-led programmes, inter-agency councils and task forces and, most...

Author(s)
Westbrooks, R. G.; Manning, S. T.; Waugh, J. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Pilbara: a sub-national Australian study in 21st century resource development planning.

This chapter looks at resource development planning in the Pilbara, a mineral-producing region in Western Australia. Infrastructural constraints to resource development in this region are discussed, as well as the search for new models to develop the region, highlighting in particular its potential ...

Author(s)
Kaucz, J.; Kaucz, W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Annual ryegrass toxicity in sheep is not prevented by administration of cyclodextrin via controlled release devices.

The efficacy of cyclodextrin administered by one or two controlled release devices (CRDs) to treat experimental acute, subacute or chronic annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) toxicity (ARGT) in sheep caused by corynetoxins (CT) produced by Rathayibacter toxicus was determined. R. toxicus...

Author(s)
Allen, J. G.; Martin, P. J.; Shiraishi, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Climatic requirements and problems.

This chapter describes the general climatic requirements of banana (Musa), showing that banana is primarily a crop of the humid tropical lowlands characterized by less than 10° latitude, less than 100 m altitude, not less than 19°C mean minimum temperature and more than 100 mm rain every month....

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter

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