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Cover for Natural environments and their connection to mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter, as an introduction to Part IV of the book, examines mountain tourism and its connection and integration to natural environments. It talks about mountains - what they are, how they are formed; how mountains are both subject to and influencers of climate; and what host of living things...

Author(s)
Johnsen, S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Predator invasion disrupts the conservation of natural enemy biodiversity.

Author(s)
Snyder, W. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Socio-economic impacts and extension process of conservation biological control in mango orchards in Réunion Island.

Author(s)
Deguine, J. P.; Jacquot, M.; Frago, E.; Laurent, P.; Vanhuffel, L.; Vincenot, D.; Aubertot, J. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Harnessing of floral and faunal biodiversity of rice ecosystems for pest management.

Author(s)
Shanker, C.; Shabbir, K.; Rani, B. J.; Amudhan, S.; Katti, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Plant biodiversity: monitoring, assessment and conservation.

This book contains 30 chapters focusing on the importance of plant biodiversity monitoring and assessment to help prevent species extinction, ecosystem collapse and solve problems in biodiversity conservation.

Author(s)
Ansari, A. A.; Gill, S. S.; Abbas, Z. K.; Naeem, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New challenges to promote botany's practice using botanic gardens: the case study of the Lisbon Botanic Garden.

Botanic gardens are living plant museums, where plants have been arranged according to previous research and discovery in order to be used as a display for public appreciation and learning. Thus, more than ever, they can serve to improve the practice of botany, being able: (i) to drive the...

Author(s)
Martins-Loução, M. A.; Gaio-Oliveira, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Observations on some ethnomedicinal plants of Jharkhand.

This chapter describes the indigenous knowledge associated with medicinal plants used by the tribal people of Jharkhand. During an ethnobotanical survey, 100 plants were recorded. Such information can be utilized to improve the economy of the tribes by organizing the systematic collection of...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Kumar
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of soil microbes on plant diversity.

The ecological consequences of biodiversity loss have sparked a serious debate during recent times. However, significant advances have been made in exploring the relationship between plant diversity and ecosystem processes, unravelling the underlying mechanisms. Soil microbes have key roles in...

Author(s)
Mohammad Mobin
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biodiversity, bioindicators and biogeography of freshwater algae.

Biodiversity and the problems associated with it are outlined and then the focus turns to continental waters. Levels and factors affecting biodiversity are described and listed. Measures of diversity focus on species richness and the Shannon index using abundances and biovolumes. Spatial scales of...

Author(s)
Dokulil, M. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Significance of permanent sample plots (PSPs) established in different forest ecosystems in monitoring ecological attributes and conservation of biodiversity: a review.

Many forest areas in the tropics are undergoing rapid, wide-ranging changes in land cover, due to deforestation on account of anthropogenic pressure and diversion of land for agriculture and infrastructure development. As a consequence the tropical biodiversity is getting depleted at a faster rate. ...

Author(s)
Sharma, J. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter

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