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Cover for Tourist behaviour, vandalism and stakeholder responses.

This chapter is concerned with visitor impacts at tourist attraction sites, exploring tourist behaviours, vandalism and related stakeholder responses. The first section of the chapter clarifies the meaning of the term vandalism in a tourism context, provides a condensed literature review of the...

Author(s)
Bhati, A.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in South-east Asia.

This chapter discusses the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in South-east Asia (SEA). The impact of CA systems on (i) soil productivity, (ii) economic returns at field and farm level, and (iii) soil fertility, quality and the environment is described, as well as the weed...

Author(s)
Lienhard, P.; Boulakia, S.; Legoupil, J. C.; Gilard, O.; Séguy, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview.

This chapter discussed briefly the current economic status and trends with regards to livestock production and highlights the inter-dependence of livestock production and climate change as well as the impact of climate change to the livestock sector.

Author(s)
Prasad, C. S.; Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General problems associated with air quality in developing countries.

Many developing countries have experienced a progressive degradation in air quality as a result of their rapid pace of development over the last two decades. The main factors causing the deterioration include rapid urbanization, an increase in the number of motor vehicles and rising consumption of...

Author(s)
Abdul Rahim, N.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forestry problems in South-east Asia.

The forest fire issue in South East Asia has been widely discussed in the international arena. Episodes of haze associated with forest fires over the past few years have captured global attention, as they pose a significant health hazard and cause disruptions to ecosystems. This chapter describes...

Author(s)
Dahlan, T.; Puat, D. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter

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