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Cover for Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Italy: The tourism management of climate change in the Mediterranean region: adaptation strategies in Sardinia and Sicily.

This chapter focuses on the issue of climate change adaptation in Mediterranean coastal destinations, attempting to answer the following research questions. (1) How are the tourism firms changing/adapting their decisions and strategies to respond to the climate change challenges, particularly in...

Author(s)
Cannas, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Morocco: Mediterranean Morocco, a vulnerable development called into question.

This chapter focuses on the link between projected climate change impacts, tourism development policies and adaptation strategies on the Mediterranean Coast of Morocco. Brief consideration is also given to the implementation of coastal planning tools in Mediterranean Morocco such as the Integrated...

Author(s)
Perelli, C.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of invasive insects: links to climate change.

Climate change is expected to alter the geographic distribution and abundance of many species, to increase the invasion of new areas by exotic species and, in some cases, to lead to species extinction. This chapter reviews some of the links between invasive insects and climate change. The effects...

Author(s)
Gutierrez, A. P.; Ponti, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global change and the origins of agriculture.

This chapter provides an overview of the various approaches to investigating the role of climate in the origins of agriculture, as well as the effects of ancient agriculture on the environment. The role of climate in the development of agriculture in the Near East, and human-induced environmental...

Author(s)
Ferrio, J. P.; Voltas, J.; Araus, J. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change in drylands: from assessment methods to adaptation strategies.

This chapter covers the following topics: projections of global climate change; climate and agricultural systems in the drylands of the Mediterranean Zone; precipitation trends in the 20th century; downscaling the potential impact of climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean Region; and...

Author(s)
Pauw, E. de; Göbel, W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and the Mediterranean southern coasts.

This chapter deals with climate change effects in the Mediterranean littoral of Morocco, which is one of the most vulnerable countries within the Mediterranean region, especially the low-lying areas located in the eastern, i.e., Nador and Saidia areas, and western parts, i.e., Tangier and Tetouan...

Author(s)
Anfuso, G.; Nachite, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop stress management and global climate change.

The second in a three-part series on climatic change, this book addresses the challenges of the foreseen climate change for agriculture from a multidisciplinary point of view. The initial chapter discusses the global changes that gave rise to the beginning of agriculture. The rest of the book is...

Author(s)
Araus, J. L.; Slafer, G. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change related to erosion and desertification: 1. Mediterranean Europe.

The combination of recent volcanic eruptions, frequent tectonic adjustments, weak sedimentary deposits and associated soils, and frequent high-intensity storms make the Mediterranean basin vulnerable to surface erosion by water and related climate changes. The region has experienced a long history...

Author(s)
Rodolfi, G.; Zanchi, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter

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