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Cover for Ideotype breeding for improving yield in sorghum: recent advances and future perspectives.

This chapter focuses on ideotype breeding for improving the yield and related traits, abiotic stress resistance, and quality of grain and forage sorghum. Ideotype breeding involves defining and breeding for the target traits to reach the objectives and differs from classical plant breeding which...

Author(s)
Reddy, P. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in Pacific Islands.

This chapter is a review of tourism throughout the Pacific Islands. It situates tourism in the colonial experience, and shows that its development has often been constrained by political upheaval and unrest and, sometimes, 'traditional' land tenure. In some countries, however, mass tourism has been ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning agritourism development in Sri Lanka: farmers' incentives and barriers.

This chapter aims to understand farmers' perceptions of agritourism in emerging economies of South Asia, using Sri Lanka as a focus case. In achieving the aim, the chapter contributes to understanding agritourism within emerging economies in three ways. First, it proposes to identify farmers'...

Author(s)
Niranjan, F.; Croy, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of tourism planning and development in Nepal: achievements and challenges to sustainable future of tourism.

While presenting the history of tourism development in Nepal with reference to some global initiatives, this chapter discusses the major achievements and challenges in (sustainable) tourism development and offers some recommendations, along with practical implications for policy-making bodies and...

Author(s)
Dangi, T. B.; Kc, B.; Gautam, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development and its impact on economic growth in Pakistan.

This chapter discusses in the first instance the development of tourism in Pakistan, delving into the government's support of it and its potential as well as the challenges of the industry. The chapter subsequently investigates the impact of tourism development on economic growth in Pakistan over...

Author(s)
Fauzel, S.; Jaffur, Z. K.; Seetanah, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community collaboration, elephant conservation and protection.

Mahouts Elephant Foundation (MEF) is a UK charity and Thai-registered foundation that works on the ground to develop sustainable, welfare-focused tourist experiences to support the needs and livelihoods of traditional mahouts, their families and local communities, together with the needs of Asian...

Author(s)
Baker, L.; Blaine, S.; Winkler, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The paradox of elephant-friendly tourism.

The welfare and protection of captive Asian elephants are pressing issues for global tourism businesses. Finding a viable solution that will protect the integrity of the destination and business, the welfare of elephants and the livelihoods of mahouts is a priority, but, until now, initiatives have ...

Author(s)
Daniel Turner; Kusters, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This conclusion first summarizes the current and prevailing business models of elephant tourism by outlining the lessons learned about the supply and demand for such tourism, before moving on to consider the various pressures to comply with, but also break away from, many existing business models.

Author(s)
Font, X.; Scott, N.; Koldowski, J.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding ecology of free-living nematodes.

This chapter provides overview of the feeding habits and food sources of aquatic nematodes. The environmental constraints on feeding, food recognition, and feeding selectivity are also addressed, together with the complex, indirect trophic interactions between nematodes and their microbial prey. To ...

Author(s)
Majdi, N.; Moens, T.; Traunspurger, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243635)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecoguides: legal challenges and impacts on visitor experiences in central Mediterranean islands.

This chapter assesses the availability and quality of ecotourism interpretation services with specific reference to ecoguides, the policy and legal frameworks that they work in and related challenges in the central Mediterranean region. A case study approach is used to examine different scenarios...

Author(s)
Agius, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
Book chapter

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