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Cover for Gardens around the world, 2013-2019.

This chapter gives a selected appraisal of garden tourism around the world in terms of garden numbers, number of visitors, and growth. It updates numbers and development of garden tourism and contains a brief appraisal of how garden tourism has grown, or not grown, in the prior five years.

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for One health into action: integrating global health governance with national priorities in a globalized world.

This chapter describes the evolution of global health governance (GHG), from the early years of international health diplomacy in the 19th century, to a discussion of the systems, actors and networks that currently hold a stake in GHG today. The various options, considerations and challenges that...

Author(s)
Okello, A.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An overview of global organic and regenerative agriculture movements.

This chapter gives an historical overview of the organic agriculture (OA) sector and the closely aligned production systems of agroecology, permaculture and regenerative agriculture. It explains how the modern organic movement emerged from concern over the loss of quality in crops with an increase...

Author(s)
Leu, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grain in the world.

This chapter paints the overall picture of grain production and trade in the world. It highlights where grain is cultivated, the distribution of the world's population, the distribution of the world's cropland, the surplus and deficit continents, and the top importers and exporters of grain.

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visionaries - a concept is born: the philosophy of genetic conservation.

The history, creation and role of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) in the conservation of rare and endangered livestock breeds in the UK and the rest of the world are described.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in food and healthy lifestyles: a global perspective.

This book contains 15 chapters that uses theories and frameworks from the mainstream consumer behaviour discipline but applies and discusses them in the context of food and drink. In addition, the book has incorporated new frameworks such as the model of the consumer decision-making process in...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book
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Cover for Trends in human health.

Human health has changed throughout history as environmental conditions have changed. Causes of ill health and vulnerability to these risk factors combine and intersect in a complex and place-specific manner. This chapter reviews available published data on past and recent global trends in neonatal ...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soybean disease and production losses.

To gain some perspective on the relative magnitude of crop loss due to disease, this chapter first takes a brief look at the impact of weeds and animal pests (focusing on insect pests) on soyabean production. Then, soyabean production losses to pathogens in the USA and the world are discussed, as...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modelling the growth of human populations.

This chapter provides a detailed methodological framework for modelling human population growth, and illustrates how mathematical models can be useful for predicting important information on human population size which, in turn, can contribute to global planning for the future. Specifically, this...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter

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