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Cover for Routes and the tourism industry.

This chapter looks at why and how the adventure travel trade (consisting of private tour operators) engages in trail-based product development. Sections examine: the profile of adventure tour operators; the adventure travel approach to route development; partnerships; community engagement; and the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

The nomenclature for white spotting in horses varies from region to region, influenced by the language and patterns in local horse breeds. Overo ("bird's egg pattern") is the term used in South America for a pattern that is often called sabino in North America. In the British Isles, terms are less...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava: pests and diseases.

Cassava is attacked by numerous pests and diseases that cause significant losses, especially in South America, its area of origin. Some pathogens attack only the stakes and invade the vascular system, constituting primary sources of infection, while others attack only foliar or root tissues. This...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism in the four different worlds of Ecuador.

The intention of this chapter is to show how adventure tourism is now a thriving industry in South America, using Ecuador as an example. The chapter describes the situation of adventure tourism in Ecuador, explores the four different regions of Ecuador and evaluates the advantages of Ecuador's...

Author(s)
Ortega, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus</i> and its close relatives.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to understand the phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Gymnocladus and its close relatives. Gymnocladus is a small archaic genus belonging to the family Leguminosae, having very few species and showing interesting patterns of distribution. The genus...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Argentina.

Biological control in Argentina has a longstanding tradition with records of natural enemy introductions since the beginning of the 20th century, mainly between 1900 and 1940. Eight predators, 70 parasitoids and seven pathogens have been introduced for arthropod control, plus eight weed biocontrol...

Author(s)
Greco, N. M.; Walsh, G. C.; Luna, M. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World blackberry production.

This chapter presents information on the production of blackberries and their hybrids in Europe, North America, Central America, South America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. Some highly valued cultivars used in blackberry cultivation are also presented.

Author(s)
Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The indigenous knowledge of crop diversity and evolution.

This chapter addresses indigenous practices of crop selection, gene-pool maintenance and seed exchange. It focuses on the Andes and Mesoamerica, two regions of crop domestication (of potatoes and maize, respectively) where the wild ancestors of these crops occur together with the largest diversity...

Author(s)
Brush, S. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter

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