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Cover for Looking east but learning from the west: mass tourism and emerging nations.

This chapter compares the emergence of domestic mass tourism in 19th century England and international mass tourism in the post-1945 period with the later rise of mass tourism in East Asia, notably Japan and China, and suggests that while there were some differences, the processes were broadly...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The contribution of bamboo to human beings is far more than is imagined.

This chapter describes bamboos as plants that have very special features, and make contributions to ecology, the environment and human beings that are far more than people can imagine. In Asia, especially in East Asia, bamboo has been a symbol of the East Asian culture. In Latin America, there is a ...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Value creation and co-creation in tourist experiences: an East Asian Cultural Knowledge Framework approach.

This chapter proposes an 'East Asian cultural knowledge framework' based on the main East Asian cultural philosophies and revisits some previous study findings in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of the East Asian tourist behaviours. The proposed framework is expected to inform...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From molecule to landscape - integrating molecular biology and landscape ecology to open new opportunities for biological control in East Asia.

Author(s)
Gurr, G. M.; You, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management in East and South-east Asia.

In East and South-east Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) has invaded many countries, including Vietnam in 1922, Southern China in 1926, Japan in 1972, Taiwan in 1988, Korea in 1993, a new second introduction has been identified in Northern China (Shandong Province) in 2004, and it...

Author(s)
Shi BoYang; Tang SaiChun; Nguyen Thi Lan Thi; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value creation and co-creation in tourist experiences: an East Asian cultural knowledge framework approach.

The aim of the present chapter is to propose an East Asian cultural knowledge framework based on the main East Asian cultural philosophies and revisit some previous study findings in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of East Asian tourist behaviours. In the eye of current tourism research...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and health in East Asia: a Food in Health Security perspective.

This chapter presents a 'Food in Health Security' perspective to climate change in East Asia. This approach embraces food and nutritional security, agriculture, ecology and health, human rights, ethics and equity. The 5 cross-cutting features of East Asia relevant to climate change and health are...

Author(s)
Wahlqvist, M. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advances in sweetpotato breeding from 1992 to 2012.

Sweetpotato, with a global annual planting area of approximately 9 million ha, is the second most important tropical root crop. It is widely adapted, being grown in more than 110 countries. Early maturing varieties grow in 3-4 months. It is hardy and has multiple uses. Both roots and foliage are...

Author(s)
Grüneberg, W. J.; Ma, D.; Mwanga, R. O. M.; Carey, E. E.; Huamani, K.; Diaz, F.; Eyzaguirre, R.; Guaf, E.; Jusuf, M.; Karuniawan, A.; Tjintokohadi, K.; Song, Y. S.; Anil, S. R.; Hossain, M.; Rahaman, E.; Attaluri, S. I.; Somé, K.; Afuape, S. O.; Adofo, K.; Lukonge, E.; Karanja, L.; Ndirigwe, J.; Ssemakula, G.; Agili, S.; Randrianaivoarivony, J. M.; Chiona, M. (et al)
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy, planning and management at the land-water interface.

This chapter briefly discusses the policies, planning and management involved at the land-water interface in tropical coastal deltas in South, South East, and East Asia. Specifically, land and water management, aquaculture and fisheries, as well as rice-based agriculture in these areas are...

Author(s)
Szuster, B.; Hoanh, C. T.; Kam, S. P.; Ismail, A. M.; Noble, A.; Borger, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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