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Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: its rich history and bright future.

This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism management in warm-water island destinations: systems and strategies.

This volume focuses on the management of tourism in island environments, particularly in the Caribbean. The first part of the book (chapters 2-5) is about resources for islands, including transport and hospitality, and demand for islands. This part addresses the core resources of tourism products...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tropical forage legumes: harnessing the potential of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Desmanthus</i> and other genera for heavy clay soils.

This publication presents the results of the collaborative research, commencing with a report on the collection of a broad range of genetic material of fodder potential in Belize, the Yucatan and Guatemala, the initial evaluation of some of this material in Belize and a brief review of the impact...

Author(s)
Lazier, J. R.; Ahmad, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book
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Cover for Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book
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Cover for Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops.

This book highlights studies on potential invasive pests, focusing on pests from South America, Central America and the islands of the Caribbean basin. These include the Coleopterans, followed by the Lepidopterans. The importance of several dipterans is also treated. Tephritid fruit flies are...

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism consumption and representation: narratives of place and self.

This book addresses some new developments in approaches towards tourism analysis that focus on the interface between the production and consumption of tourist space, the narratives that are created around specific sites and specific forms of tourist activity, and the ways in which these are...

Author(s)
Meethan, K.; Anderson, A.; Miles, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book
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Cover for The genetic diversity of cacao and its utilization.

The cacao (Theobroma cacao) plant is an important Neo-Tropical species whose natural habitat is the Amazon basin. Over the last 30 years there has been a considerable geographical expansion in the availability of cacao genetic resources. As a result the plant has a rich genetic diversity that...

Author(s)
Bartley, B. G. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996196)
Type
Book
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Cover for Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute.

In April 2001, the EU and the USA announced the end of a trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the EU market. The EU's allocation of import licences had been found to violate World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and to discriminate against suppliers from Latin America. This book examines the...

Author(s)
Josling, T. E.; Taylor, T. G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book

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