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Cover for Sampling, monitoring and forecasting.

This chapter provides both a basic framework of information on sampling, monitoring and forecasting and an insight into some of the problems confronting scientists working in the field of pest management.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future of tourism.

This chapter reviews the key issues and challenges that may shape the future of tourism. It considers the impact of postmodernism and asks what comes next. The role of technology and the impacts of social change are considered, and the role of tourism in the future is evaluated. Throughout this...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect pest management.

This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management, highlighting the major problem areas and contentious issues and, where possible, attempting to identify promising lines and directions for future research and implementation. The book includes descriptions and explanations of the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter provides information on some of the basic approaches and objectives of the assessment of crop yield losses caused by insect pests. The factors that should be considered in the measurement of yield loss are presented and the importance of crop loss surveys to determine the types of...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Weather forecasting and communication in the upper Great Ruaha catchment area.

Effective weather forecast dissemination depends on how effective dissemination channels are in informing decision making for improved management of water resources and livelihood activities, which depend on water resources in catchment areas. In this chapter, the effectiveness of the channels for...

Author(s)
Mwajombe, A. R.; Lema, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion: mass tourism in the future.

This chapter (i) identifies some potential future trends in mass tourism; (ii) highlights cities as the destinations on the 'front line' of mass tourism growth; and (iii) explores an alternative, 'conscious' approach to mass tourism development.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Harrison, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategic management in tourism.

The structure of this 3rd edition remains the same, with the exception of a whole new Part IV dealing with the 'New Business Ecosystem and Stakeholder-Driven Strategy'. All the 20 chapters have been updated or are totally new contributions. Part I ('Tourism Environment, Economic Development,...

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Futurecast applied to tourism.

This chapter deals with the analysis of future trends or 'futurecasting' in the tourism sector. Initially, the chapter considers the evolution of consumer groups through exploring emerging markets, then the megatrends of consumer behaviour. Finally, it considers the impact on marketing strategy and ...

Author(s)
Rate, S.; Moutinho, L.; Ballantyne, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism demand modelling and forecasting.

This chapter examines several tourism demand forecasting methods (qualitative and quantitative) and provides examples which illustrate potential applications of the various methods. The main methods described are: Delphi and jury of executive opinion; cross-impact analysis; probability forecasting; ...

Author(s)
Witt, S. F.; Moutinho, L.; Huarng KunHuang; Yu HuiKuang [Yu, H. K. T. ]
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter

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