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Cover for Impacts of botanic gardens: economic, social, environmental, and health.

This chapter focuses on the economic impacts of gardens, presenting examples of regional economic impacts of gardens in the USA, UK and New Zealand. As important, the chapter also highlights the environmental, health, and social benefits of gardens in an era of environmental sustainability, and...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of the coronavirus on garden tourism.

This chapter is essentially a postscript written as the effects of COVID-19 changed, so dramatically, the nature of garden operation and visitation. Much of the impact is drawn from the American Public Gardens Association (APGA) surveys of its member gardens in March (the immediate effects) and...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism and the US National Park Service system.

This chapter provides an overview of mass tourism as it relates to the National Park Service (NPS) in the USA. This includes a synthesis of concession policies and procedures of the US NPS and a focus on the quality, variety and type of service delivery for visitors. In addition, the benefits and...

Author(s)
Bricker, K. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost of microbial foodborne outbreaks.

Each year in the United States, there are ∼48 million illnesses (one in 6 Americans), 128 000 hospitalizations, and 3000 deaths due to foodborne diseases. These losses introduce significant amounts of cost to consumers, firms, and society as a whole. This chapter discusses the cost of foodborne...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Garden tourism.

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning garden tourism, presents an overview of the number of garden visits worldwide, and discusses the motivations for visiting gardens in the UK, US and Australian contexts. Also discussed are the different market segments in garden tourism, the economic...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
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Cover for Chronicling the socio-economic impact of integrating biological control, technology, and knowledge over 25 years of IPM in Arizona.

Author(s)
Ellsworth, P. C.; Fournier, A.; Frisvold, G.; Naranjo, S. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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