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Cover for Mobilities and information technology.

This chapter reviews how mobile technologies can be used by the travel industry to support travellers while they are on the move. It discusses how the broader impact of these technologies can be understood using a mobilities paradigm and reviews some of the key aspects of the mobile technologies...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to tourism and information technology.

This chapter introduces the reader to the basic background of information technology (IT), its development and evolution, and its status today. Aspects of computer hardware and software as well as the internet are described. The chapter also explains the characteristics of tourism that cause it to...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Patterns in vegetation ecology.

This chapter discusses pattern recognition, which is a target of data analysis in vegetation ecology. Pattern recognition typically reveals not only one, but various alternative patterns emphasizing different properties of the system.

Author(s)
Wildi, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394224)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community livelihoods and ecosystem integrity in makere forest reserve, western Tanzania.

Wealth creation and poverty alleviation processes in the forest-bounded areas entail the use of such forests to a greater extent. Studies elsewhere show that there is often a tendency to use such forests until they are depleted before technology comes in to improve livelihoods. In this chapter, we...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.; Mwajombe, A. R.; Johnson, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical assessments - assessments in a simulated environment.

This chapter presents a full description of the basic concepts underpinning an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). The authors explain how to develop an OSCE using itemized checklists and how performance during an examination may be weighted to derive student's score. Common errors...

Author(s)
May, S. A.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dynamic CA storage.

This chapter focuses on the benefits of the use of dynamic controlled atmosphere storage by using ultra-low oxygen levels and monitoring these by measuring physiological responses (respiration rate, chlorophyll fluorescence and fermentation) of the stored crop and controlling the storage atmosphere ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mobile phone applications for weather and climate information for smallholder farmer decision making.

This chapter investigates the Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) approach that seeks to support decision making and build resilience among smallholder farmers in Africa. In particular, it discusses the development and testing of two proof-of-concept mobile phone...

Author(s)
Caine, A.; Clarke, C.; Clarkson, G.; Dorward, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing transaction costs in contract farming arrangements: the case of farmforce.

This chapter focuses on contract farming as an approach to support smallholders who are aiming to produce high-value crops for domestic formal markets and for export. The chapter argues that contract farming can be an effective institutional mediator for smallholders, which helps to raise their...

Author(s)
Brugger, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farmerline: a for-profit agtech company with a social Mission.

This chapter presents an overview of Farmerline, a for-profit agtech company in Ghana that is facilitating change through the application of information and communication technology (ICT). The enterprise was founded after Mobile Web Ghana's Apps Competition in 2011, organized by the World Wide Web...

Author(s)
Senyo, W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promises and challenges of big data associated with automated dairy cow welfare assessment.

This chapter focuses on the authors' perspective of the current challenges in data-intensive animal science based on experience of its use in dairy cow welfare. This chapter also highlighted the definition of data, challenges concerning data governance, privacy and exchange, challenges associated...

Author(s)
Hermans, K.; Opsomer, G.; Ranst, B. van; Hostens, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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