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Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pilgrim goes to the festival: changes in daily life caused by the pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of the Abadia in Romaria, Brazil.

This chapter explores the everyday socio-spatial changes motivated and mediated by pilgrimage to religious festivals, using as an example the festival in honour of Our Lady of the Abadia (Our Lady of the Abbey), held annually in the city of Romaria, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is indicated that the...

Author(s)
Marques, L. M.; Silva, V. de P. da; Santos, J. C. V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 3: Brazilian media not yet concerned with overtourism.

The example of Brazilian media is presented, highlighting that there are few concerns over excessive tourism, despite recent massive growth patterns. At present, Brazilian media do not appear to have concerns regarding overtourism but rather focus on the potential economic gains associated with...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, D. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism of literary writing: the Brazilian author as an international tourist in the Amores Expressos collection.

This chapter proposes a new look at the interface of tourism and literature, inverting the traditional hierarchy between these two terms: in the 'tourism of literary writing', the trip pre-dates the work, contrary to what happens with 'literary tourism', in which the existence of an author and a...

Author(s)
Fois-Braga, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Brazil.

Classical biological control attempts from 1921 to 1944 were not effective. During the 1960s, an important success was obtained by controlling the rhodesgrass scale in thousands of hectares of pastures with an introduced parasitoid. Also biocontrol of wheat aphids by introduction of parasitoids and ...

Author(s)
Bueno, V. H. P.; Parra, J. R. P.; Bettiol, W.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple certifications and consumer purchase decisions: a case study of willingness to pay for coffee in Germany.

The study in this chapter fills the gap in consumers' choice and willingness to pay for multiple certified coffee by focusing on three specific labels: 'Organic', 'Fair Trade' and 'Wild Grown'; and on the two large Arabica coffee production countries: Brazil and Ethiopia. In addition to identifying ...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Grote, U.; Hicks, R.; Stellmacher, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The invasive mosquitoes of medical importance.

Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) are the most important group of blood-sucking insects that are vectors of human diseases. This chapter focuses mainly on six species belonging to the Aedes, Culex and Anopheles genera, which, closely adapted to human habitats for thousands of years, have exploited...

Author(s)
Romi, R.; Boccolini, D.; Luca, M. di; Medlock, J. M.; Schaffner, F.; Severini, F.; Toma, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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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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