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Cover for Accommodation.

This chapter provides an overview of the accommodation industry. It explains the structure of this sector and the various forms of accommodation. With the star system most used throughout the world, the difference between grading and classification of hotels is explained. The importance of planning ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Themes in tourism.

This chapter outlines the range and nature of the 'products' that exist in tourism. Twenty-eight common types of tourism are described, supported with examples and commentaries.

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy and biodiversity.

This chapter contains questions about the system used to name organisms, their classification, and the diversity of life on Earth.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bridging 200 years of bacterial classification.

This book chapter briefly takes a historical view of the major steps in bacterial systematics leading to the first reconciliation workshop in 1987 and a re-evaluation of the species concept in 2002. New challenges and concepts developed since then will be outlined. Never before has the future of...

Author(s)
Rosselló-Móra, R.; Stackebrandt, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What can genome analysis offer for bacteria?

This book chapter is organized as follows: (i) the main approaches to the philosophy of taxonomic classification are recapitulated; (ii) the paradigm of polyphasic taxonomy is discussed in this context; (iii) the causes of conflict between previous classifications and genome-scale analyses are...

Author(s)
Göker, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The family of tourism routes.

This chapter provides an overview of how tourism routes can be categorized according to principal motivations for travel. Four of the categories are examined: cultural tours and circuits; themed and branded driving routes; cycling routes; and long-distance walking trails. A case study is presented...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter presents the history of apple cider production and industry in the USA. It also describes the classification of cider apple cultivars and the quantification of cider apple juice titratable acidity and tannin levels.

Author(s)
Alexander, T. R.; Valliere, B. L. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245493)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticides.

This chapter discusses the history, global status of use and classification of pesticides. Insecticides can be classified on the basis of their target organisms, chemical structure, route of entry and mode of site of action, while fungicides are classified according to their mobility in the plant,...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Co-relation of toxicity and classification of pesticides.

This paper describes the establishment of restricted interval of time based on pesticide classification. The classification of pesticides (acaricides, bactericides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, nematicides and plant growth regulators) based on toxicity is also discussed. The hazard-based...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter

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