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Cover for Landscape.

The geographical concept of landscape is discussed, as well as its role in tourism. The basic elements and sensorial components of landscape are also outlined.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the problems that arise during the preparation and planting of landscape sites and their solutions, which rests upon the creativity of the designer combined with the craftsmanship of the contractor. The importance of the selection and quality of the plant material, the site...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Background to the plants we use.

This chapter focuses on the importance of taxonomy and nomenclature of plants in designing and maintaining plantings because closely related plants tend to require similar conditions and respond similarly to husbandry inputs.

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wellness tourism experiences in mountain regions: the case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada.

This chapter looks at the emerging sophistication of wellness experiences in mountain areas, based on an audit of health and wellness facilities within the province of British Columbia and a case study of Sparkling Hill Resort. Through in-depth discussions with Sparking Hill supervisory staff,...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plants and planting on landscape sites: selection and supervision.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the challenges that arise during the preparation and planting of landscape sites, such as selection and quality of the plant material, the site and its preparation, the planting operation and the management of the site during plant establishment. This book ...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landscape sites.

This chapter focuses on the influence of regional and microclimate variation, weed and pest and disease problems and soils and soil fertility in landscape site selection. The importance of soil types and soil treatments to enhance soil fertility are also discussed.

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Site work before planting.

This chapter focuses on the horticultural issues and tasks resulting from the use of various categories of plants commonly used in landscape schemes. The direct impacts of various practices, such as programme planning and timing of operations, pre-cultivation tasks (soil surveys, pre-tillage weed...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Care in the establishment phase.

This chapter focuses on the importance of irrigation at and after planting of landscape plants. Information on the detection and prevention of damage to new plantings caused by biotic (pests) and abiotic factors are presented and the importance of pruning, weed control and plant management...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond fences: wildlife, livestock and land use in Southern Africa.

The formerly open rangelands and savannahs of the world are increasingly being enclosed by boundaries that demarcate smaller and smaller parcels of land. The resulting changes in the scales at which these landscapes are managed have impacts on both ecological and social processes, and ultimately on ...

Author(s)
Cumming, D. H. M.; Osofsky, S. A.; Atkinson, S. J.; Atkinson, M. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of hunting on European woodland from medieval to modern times.

This chapter discusses the impact of hunting on European woodland from medieval to modern times. Specifically, the chapter covers the following topics: early impacts of hunting; reason for hunting, for meat or merit; medieval hunting reserves; early modern hunting parks in Europe; hunting and the...

Author(s)
Fletcher, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter

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