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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of integrated pest management of insects.

This book contains 10 chapters addressing the economic analyses of integrated management of pests in crops, animals and humans. The economic evaluation that can identify which factors in the IPM system are most important in their impact on the comparison of costs and benefits are also discussed.

Author(s)
Onstad, D. W.; Crain, P. R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book
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Cover for Economic evaluation of integrated mosquito control in urban areas.

The objective of the article was to focus on the economic impact and evaluation of area-wide pest management (AWPM) to mitigate and control Aedes albopictus, also known as the Asian tiger mosquito, a vector that carries a number of mosquito-borne diseases and is a source of nuisance.

Author(s)
Halasa-Rappel, Y. A.; Shepard, D. S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic value of arthropod biological control.

Overall, biological control (use of natural enemies, such as predators, parasitoids and pathogens) potentially provides among the highest returns on investment available in integrated pest management (IPM) even while estimation of its economic value has received relatively little attention from...

Author(s)
Naranjo, S. E.; Frisvold, G. B.; Ellsworth, P. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic principles and concepts in area-wide genetic pest management.

The objective of the article was to explore the key economic principles for the inclusion of genetically engineered insects within integrated pest management (IPM) programmes, discussing proposed examples with agriculture and health applications.

Author(s)
Brown, Z. S.; Jones, M. S.; Mumford, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion: transforming tourism.

This chapter addresses the question of whether the mainstream tourism industry can be transformed and whether it can adopt a circular approach. It also argues that tourism cannot be measured by standard economic models, and that adoption of measures such as the Economy for the Common Good could...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic evaluation.

This chapter reviews two economic evaluation methods: cost-benefit analysis and economic impact analysis. Both can be seen as aids to decision making at the planning stage in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism or as part of the evaluation of projects when they are completed and in operation.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Formulary management and economic considerations: bridging the gap between quality care and cost.

This chapter reviews the components of an antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) that are required for the successful reduction of antimicrobial expenditures, especially through formulary management and the optimization of patient therapy and outcomes, with the final goal of reducing the burden...

Author(s)
McManus, D.; Ruggero, M. A.; Topal, J. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic considerations of antimicrobial stewardship programs.

This chapter gives an overview about: the cost of pathogen resistance and the role of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs); economic measures of ASP performance; ASPs usually lack a state-of-the-art economic analysis; ASPs in the era of limited resources; and the future of ASPs.

Author(s)
Ziakas, P. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of economic factors on the welfare of livestock and poultry.

Economic factors can serve as either incentives to improve animal welfare or disincentives that may worsen animal welfare. High standards set by large meat buyers can be powerful motivators to improve animal treatment. An objective scoring system that was developed for slaughter plants has been...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter

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