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Cover for The spirit of a place on a plate.

This chapter (i) defines and contextualizes food and wine tourism; (ii) explores how sustainable practices may affect food and wine tourism strategic vision and operational marketing; and (iii) considers the importance of tourism 'quality' as the combination of technical, emotional and...

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of nanomaterials in agriculture: potential benefits and challenges.

This chapter discusses the potential benefits and challenges in the application of nanotechnology in agriculture. It discusses the possibilities for various benefits of the use of nanofertilizers and nanopesticides, especially when developed in the form of nanoencapsulated active ingredients. It...

Author(s)
Ávila, D. S.; Garcia, S. C.; Arbo, M. D.; Nardi, J.; Jacques, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors affecting the fate, transport, bioavailability and toxicity of nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter identifies the current knowledge gaps in relation to the potential toxicity of engineered nanomaterials to plants and highlights that a systematic approach is needed to assess the likely level of human and environmental exposure of nanomaterials from use in agriculture.

Author(s)
Yadav, S. K.; Patel, J. S.; Gagan Kumar; Arpan Mukherjee; Anupam Maharshi; Sarma, B. K.; Surendra Singh; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanotechnology: comprehensive understanding of interaction, toxicity and the fate of biosynthesized nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter highlights the crucial need for models that can predict nanomaterial exposure while considering their potential transport, transformation and toxic effects in the natural flora and fauna. It rightly highlights that the potential benefits of the use of nanomaterials in agri-food...

Author(s)
Rajput, R. S.; Jyoti Singh; Prachi Singh; Chitara, M. K.; Ram, R. M.; Sandhya Mishra; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The responsible development of nanoproducts - lessons from the past.

This chapter looks through the past technological developments and concludes that, to be a successful future technology, nanotechnology needs to be developed in an eco-friendly manner so that any negative impacts on human health and the environment are minimized. It stresses stringent quality...

Author(s)
Srivastava, A.; Srivastava, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Positive and negative effects of nanotechnology.

This chapter discusses both the positive and negative effects of nanotechnology. It highlights the importance of nanotechnology in improving agricultural productivity, and its ability to improve plant growth under normal and environmental stresses. It identifies the potential for increased...

Author(s)
Soliman, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vanguard nano(bio)sensor technologies fostering the renaissance of agriculture.

This chapter provides an interesting overview of the nano(bio)sensors as a means of fast, accurate, cost-effective and in-field detection of soil humidity, soil nutrients, pesticides, and pests and pathogens, and thus could support precision agriculture. It regards such capabilities important...

Author(s)
Antonacci, A.; Arduini, F.; Scognamiglio, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implication of nanotechnology for the treatment of water and air pollution.

This chapter explores the potential uses of nanotechnology for water purification and wastewater treatment, and detection of a variety of contaminants and pathogens in food and the environment. In doing so, it not only identifies opportunities but also recognizes the likely challenges ahead and...

Author(s)
Chaturvedi, R. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Sri Lanka: Climate change challenges for the Sri Lankan tourism industry.

This chapter examines the potential impacts of climate change on coastal zone tourism in Sri Lanka as well as the government and private-sector attempts to mitigate and adapt to these changes. The chapter begins by providing an overview of the Sri Lankan tourism industry and is followed by the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Ratnayake, I.; Gnanapala, W. K. A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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