Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Butterfly databases.

This chapter focuses on butterfly databases, which encompass all aspects of butterfly biology, including taxonomy and systematic relationships; distributions underlying atlases; resources, mainly consumer resources; and morphological data. Resource databases are not just valuable for raw data (e.g. ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future prospects and challenges in urban ecology.

This chapter explores the creation of a citizen science project, the Baltimore Mosquito Study, within an urban community that is comprised of individuals who have been under-represented in citizen science (i.e. predominately African-Americans, many of whom are struggling economically). While it...

Author(s)
Langellotto, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural practices in Tehuledere district, north-eastern Ethiopia.

This study sought to understand the effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural (CSA) practices used by smallholder farmers in Tehuledere District, north-eastern Ethiopia, using empirical data collected over 3 months in 2016. Both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from...

Author(s)
Wassie, A. S.; Pauline, N. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future methodologies and technological advances.

This chapter presents some of the previous methods and technology used to study animal behaviour as early as 1990 and discussed some of the current techniques and equipment being used by those studying the behavior of domestic as well as wild animals. Lastly the author gives some insights on what...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Research in adventure tourism.

This chapter discusses some of the main elements of research and research methods relevant to adventure tourism, and tries to identify where adventure companies might find sources of data and which organizations would be able to assist in the collection of specific data. Also outlined are some of...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Statistics and data: what do numbers have to do with trees?

This chapter defines the term statistics, which is generally subdivided into two distinct fields: descriptive statistics and statistical inference. The chapter also discusses data, the building blocks of statistics; and introduces data collection procedures and measurement scales applied in forest...

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Descriptive statistics: making sense of data.

To adequately monitor and manage natural resources, such as forests and rangelands, many very large data sets are compiled. In this light, the chapter explores the tools used to make data sets more comprehensible. By organizing variables into tables, charts and graphs, and by calculating numbers...

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sampling methods and design of experiments: collecting data.

This chapter briefly discusses completely randomized, randomized complete block and latin square designs. The chapter also discusses factorial experiments, which use these designs in the allocation of treatments. The sampling designs and experimental designs discussed here are a few of the more...

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Big data in agriculture and nutrition.

This chapter examines big data in agriculture and nutrition, the role of big data in decision making, and the challenges that must be overcome in order for big data in agriculture and nutrition to help stakeholders make optimal decisions. Lessons learned and solutions towards putting big data to...

Author(s)
Musker, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tackling the problems of deficient data when planning for religious tourism management.

This chapter stresses the importance of available, relevant and up-to-date data for effectively planning for religious tourism, for the advancement of tourism knowledge and for the enhancement of visitor experiences (pre and post visit). The chapter highlights Italy, Saudi Arabia and Israel as...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics