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Cover for One health study designs.

This chapter focused on population-based quantitative One Health study designs with emphasis on planning of field studies. Selected examples on joint surveys, then on practical information for planning a field study design were presented. This chapter concludes on the advantages of One Health study ...

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Expectations of incidence, severity, and yield loss.

Because little is known about farmers' expectations in soyabean disease control, multiple surveys were conducted to discover them. These surveys were carried out at the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Centre at the University of Missouri, Missouri, USA. Farmers' expectations were...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Farm demand for innovation in disease control.

This chapter analyses the farmer's decision to adopt an improved input for disease control with a decision tree model similar to the one used in the previous chapter. In particular, the chapter examines the case where a novel genetic trait offering broad resistance against oomycetes is developed...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Questionnaire design and delivery.

This chapter explains why surveys are a common data collection tactic in tourism; explains the two basic formats of questions; and offers practical advice in designing effective questionnaires. Three options for distributing the questionnaire are also discussed: personal distribution;...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A network of invasion hypotheses.

Hypotheses of research disciplines are typically not isolated from each other but share similarities. In a broad sense as defined here, they form an important part of the theoretical-conceptual understanding of a given topic, e.g. invasion hypotheses sensu lato represent an important part of our...

Author(s)
Enders, M.; Jeschke, J. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disease control methods and effectiveness.

As little is known about the practices that soyabean farmers use to control disease on their farm or about their expectations of relative effectiveness, surveys were used to infer them. Discussions focus on seedling disease and mid-season root rots (caused by oomycetes) to obtain sufficient detail...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring youth entrepreneurship attributes: the case of an out-of-school youth training program in Mindanao, Philippines.

This chapter focuses on developing a survey that measures entrepreneurship attributes of potential youth entrepreneurs by adapting the extant entrepreneurship theory to the case study context of out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mindanao, Philippines. The adapted survey measures a hybrid set of...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Dentoni, D.; Neyra, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A survey of urban community gardeners in the USA.

This chapter first defines community gardens and considers whether they only exist in the more affluent areas of the world, i.e. the Global North. Next, it reviews community garden case studies to see whether any specific benefits have been quantified. A survey of urban gardeners (n=177) located in ...

Author(s)
Parece, T. E.; Campbell, J. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Survey research: sampling and questionnaire design.

This chapter covers three major areas of data collection and generation: (i) underlying logic and principles of survey research; (ii) issues in designing survey instruments; and (iii) means of data collection. It introduces sampling and design of survey research as one of the most important areas...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter

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