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Cover for Practical applications and speciality crops.

This chapter describes the factors (biotic and abiotic) involved in grafted transplant establishment in Mediterranean habitats, as is practised on a large scale in Israel, Turkey, Spain, Italy, France and Greece and on a smaller scale in many other countries in the region. A number of...

Author(s)
Koren, A.; Klein, E.; Dieleman, J. A.; Janse, J.; Rouphael, Y.; Colla, G.; Mourão, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648972)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Brief history of the main published works on the mites of economic plants.

This chapter focuses on the main works on economic acarology and the importance of basic knowledge in the intervention that is applied is highlighted by references that are included on systematic and taxonomic aspects. The discussion is arranged by geographic area, i.e. the Mediterranean region...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of olive growing.

Olives were first cultivated in the Eastern Mediterranean region and expanded westwards during the next millennium. Olive cultivation spread from Crete to Syria, Palestine and Israel, to Cyprus, southern Turkey and Egypt. With the expansion of the Greek colonies, olive culture reached southern...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hectareage, number of trees and production of olive oil and table olives.

Tabulated data on the hectareage and number of olive trees worldwide; the global olive oil production; the olive oil production in the Mediterranean; and the EU production of olive oil are provided. There is a variety of table olives (whole, pitted, sliced, stuffed) and, as observed in the case of...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of political instability on the tourism industries of selected Mediterranean destinations: a neural network approach.

This chapter investigates the impact of political instability on the tourist industries of four eastern Mediterranean destinations (Cyprus, Greece, Turkey and Israel) during the period 1977-97. It does so by producing a neural network model that enables an evaluation of the relationship between...

Author(s)
Theocharous, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination benchmarking: characteristics and limitations.

This chapter has set out a general discussion of the application of benchmarking in tourist destinations and its implications for benchmarking theory and practice. It has underlined the main differences between the terms 'organization benchmarking' and 'destination benchmarking', and then addressed ...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter

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