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Cover for Structure of national destinations.

This chapter discusses the distribution of tourism demand; the travel patterns of international and domestic tourists; the distribution of supply, including consideration of chain hotels and airline networks; and institutional frameworks for tourism. Two examples are then provided of how syntheses...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General introduction.

This chapter provides information on Bactrocera as pests, as well as introducing their value as model organisms for broader scientific research. The discovery of Bactrocera tryoni in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2015, and the immediate steps done to control its spread are also outlined.

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
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Cover for Animal husbandry.

This chapter gives an overview on the husbandry of South American camelids (llama, alpaca, guanaco and vicuna). Focus is given on evolution, domestication, geographical distribution, number, classification, morphology (coat colour), products, behaviour and behavioural problems, restraint,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Habitats and biogeography of New Zealand's deinacridine and tusked weta species.

This chapter reviews what is known about the habitats and distribution of 18 weta species in the sister genera Hemideina (7 species) and Deinacrida (11 species). Tusked weta (3 species), which are not closely related to these 2 genera, are also included. A recent phylogenetic hypothesis generated...

Author(s)
Gibbs, G. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994086)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The evolutionary history of tree weta: a genetic approach.

This chapter reviews the distribution of the New Zealand tree weta (Hemideina), their genetic structure and the extent of hybridization. It reports on genetic studies of the single giants weta species that is sufficiently abundant and widespread to warrant population genetic studies (Deinacrida...

Author(s)
Morgan-Richards, M.; King, T.; Trewick, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994086)
Type
Book chapter

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