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Cover for Human contact.

Human-animal relationships are viewed in various ways, but from an ethological perspective they can be conceptualized in terms of inter-individual relationships. This chapter will review the influence of human contact on the welfare of domestic (farm and companion) animals and zoo animals. The...

Author(s)
Hemsworth, P. H.; Sherwen, S. L.; Coleman, G. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivational satisfaction and emotional outcomes from experiences.

This chapter reviews previous studies on emotions and their effects on the post-consumption experience, particularly in tourism. Sections discuss: satisfaction and positive emotions; satisfaction as an emotional response; motivational satisfaction and delight; and emotions and behavioural...

Author(s)
Ma JianYu
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiencing and connecting to nature: an urban to rural association.

This chapter evaluates the potential of tourism experiences in rural areas to connect urbanites to nature and to help develop environmentally responsible behaviour (ERB). Through a review of research on creating deeper relationships, place attachment and meaningful experiences, this chapter...

Author(s)
Holden, A.; Lupton, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and urban pest management.

This chapter presents a general review on how climate change could affect the population dynamics, distribution, density and diversity of urban pests, as well as their management. Particular focus is given on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, ticks, and cockroaches. Temperature, the primary...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Survival of Formosan subterranean termite colonies during periods of flooding.

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus, is an invasive pest in USA and has become successfully established in areas of the south-eastern USA and Hawaii. Immediately after the Hurricane Katrina flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 2005, the question of subterranean termite ...

Author(s)
Cottone, C.; Su NanYao
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Termites and a changing climate.

To understand how termites react to changing climatic conditions, it is important to first explore what termites are and the parameters that control their bio-ecology. This chapter first reviews the factors that limit termite behaviour, including food, water, reproduction, and dispersal. It then...

Author(s)
Ewart, D.; Nunes, L.; Troya, T. de; Kutnik, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of climate change on medically important ticks in Europe and their control.

This chapter reviews the occurrence and distribution of medically important ticks (such as Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus and Haemaphysalis punctata) in Europe, and discusses how these have been affected by climate change. It presents evidence of the impact of climate change on tick...

Author(s)
Gliniewicz, A.; Karbowiak, G.; Mikulak, E.; Supergan-Marwicz, M.; Królasik, A.; Myślewicz, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keynote Presentation: Use of psychopharmacology to reduce anxiety and fear in dogs and cats: a practical approach.

Author(s)
Sherman, B. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of olfactory stimulation with essential oils in animals: a review.

Author(s)
Haverbeke, A.; Schoelynk, S.; Sannen, A.; Vervaecke, H.; Mariti, C.; Rufo, J. G.; Gazzano, A.; Uccheddu, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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