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Cover for Globalization of adventure tourism.

This chapter looks at the globalization of the adventure tourism market, highlights the most popular adventure destinations, and discusses the issues of disintermediation in the adventure industry and the sustainability of adventure tourism. It is indicated that globalization has increased access...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What can food gardens contribute? Gardens and wellbeing.

This chapter covers concepts important for assessing the value of existing or planned gardens, and for increasing their benefits. Topics discussed include diet and nutrition, physical activity, psychological and social benefits, environmental benefits and economic benefits.

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.; Smith, S. E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241006)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World Heritage Sites: tourism, local communities and conservation activities.

This book addresses diverse themes surrounding World Heritage sites (WHSs), including tourism development, tourism marketing, heritage management, conservation activities, local communities, as well as economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts. Also covered are contemporary developments in...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book
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Cover for The economics of soybean disease control.

This book, which contains eleven chapters, is concerned with one aspect of the quest for productivity, the economics of managing diseases that affect soyabean production. It begins with a historical account of soyabeans and soyabean production, charting their growth from a simple forage crop of...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
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Cover for Background.

This chapter provides an overview of key issues relating to sustainable protected area tourism. This incorporates a review of the literature relating to tourism and conservation in Africa, the role of the private sector, and its engagement with stakeholders. Background on the types of economic,...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handbook of diseases of banana, abacá and enset.

This handbook contains 13 chapters covering banana (Musa and Ensete) diseases caused by various groups of causal agents and disorders caused by unknown and known factors. Topics discussed include fungal diseases of the foliage, root, corm, pseudostem, fruit (pre- and postharvest), as well as...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode pathogens.

Many different plant parasitic nematodes are found in association with banana, abacá and enset, but only a relatively small number cause significant damage. These nematodes often occur in mixed populations, which can create difficulties in assessing the damage caused by each species and thus...

Author(s)
Coyne, D. L.; Kidane, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter

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