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Cover for The importance of plant pan-genomes in breeding.

Pan-genomes help to describe the genomic variation within a species, and can be split into the core genome containing genes common to all individuals, and a dispensable (or variable) genome consisting of partially shared DNA sequence elements. This chapter discusses the importance of pan-genomes,...

Author(s)
Tirnaz, S.; Edwards, D.; Batley, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioinformatics and plant breeding.

This chapter provides an extensive list of molecular-marker tools and databases for plant breeders. It discusses genomic selection, marker-assisted selection, real-time genotyping in the field, deep learning (refers to a wide range of statistical methods to identify trends and patterns within large ...

Author(s)
Anderson, R.; Fernandez, C. T.; Danilevicz, M. F.; Edwards, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change governance and trade policy: challenges for travel and tourism in Small Island Developing States.

This chapter first provides a brief overview of the climate change impact on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and then focuses on the intersection between trade policy, tourism and climate change governance. Specific attention is given to the policy dimension in the aviation and maritime...

Author(s)
Nurse, K.; Edwards, D.; Dookie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of sport events in peace tourism.

The focus of this chapter is on understanding how positive social impacts can be created and leveraged through sport events to achieve lasting peaceful outcomes for disparate communities. The chapter presents findings from a larger study that examined two 'sport for development' event projects in...

Author(s)
Schulenkorf, N.; Edwards, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936778)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tracking the urban visitor: methods for examining tourists' spatial behaviour and visual representations.

This chapter examines the spatial behaviour of urban tourists. Alternatively it is possible to explore tourist spatial movements broadly, by focusing only on the trails taken. Including both the local community and tourists in such a study would add greater breadth to analysing the way in which...

Author(s)
Edwards, D.; Dickson, T.; Griffin, T.; Hayllar, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Inside the triangle: images of a capital.

This chapter discusses the tourist experience in Canberra, the national capital of Australia, with particular emphasis on the parliamentary precinct. This precinct possesses both political and touristic significance, as it encompasses a set of major national institutions, among which are eight of...

Author(s)
Hayllar, B.; Edwards, D.; Griffin, T.; Dickson, T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935467)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Volunteers as hosts and guests in museums.

This chapter uses the extant research on museum audiences to conceptualize the relationship between museum visiting and volunteering. First, the chapter examines the literature relating to museum visitors; second, it considers research on museum volunteers; and finally these two literatures are...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Edwards, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defining field characteristics of museums and art museums: an Australian perspective.

This paper draws on institutional analysis to explain the organizational context in which volunteers participate. Organizational context is examined in 3 parts. Firstly, it provides a definition of volunteering in Australia. Secondly, it provides an overview of volunteer participation in museums...

Author(s)
Edwards, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997506)
Type
Book chapter

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