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Cover for Materials and methods.

Large numbers of dacine specimens were collected throughout Papua New Guinea by trapping and host fruit sampling. Steinertype fruit fly traps, baited with cue lure, methyl eugenol or vanillylacetone (zingerone), were set in many localities over a wide range of ecosystems. In most cases, the traps...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism in forests and protected areas.

This chapter offers an overview of ecotourism in forest-protected areas in Vietnam from theoretical concepts and historical evolution of forest conservation to the current structure of governance and management of forest resources and the economic and socio-cultural perspectives of forest resources ...

Author(s)
Pham, L. H.; Bui, H. T.; Do, H. H.; Jones, T. E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

Given the rich rainforest flora of Papua New Guinea, which includes some 8000 known plant species, it is understandable why this land mass contains such a rich dacine fauna, with the largest number of species of any land mass across the entire Asian/Pacific region. Major collections of Dacini have...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guides as forest experience co-creators: lessons learned at Fulufjället National Park, Sweden.

This chapter explores the role of tour guides as human experience brokers of naturalness in forest areas. After outlining conceptual discussions around the role and tasks of the guide as experience broker, empirical findings from Fulufjället National Park (Sweden) are presented, showing the guide...

Author(s)
Conti, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Augmented reality application in visitor experiences in nature-based tourism.

This chapter analyses the conceptual understanding of visitor experience in a nature-based tourism context with particular reference to augmented reality (AR) applications. Critical explanation is offered to outline the ways in which to apply AR in nature-based tourism settings. The Sundarbans...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Ramkissoon, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cockroaches.

This book chapter discusses cockroaches. Ovoviviparous cockroaches form an egg capsule externally from the body but then withdraw it into a brood sac, females provide water until the eggs hatch, and the nymphs emerge from the female's body. For viviparous cockroaches, the ootheca is withdrawn into...

Author(s)
Partho Dhang; Koehler, P. G.; Pereira, R. M.; Dye, D. D., II
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620155)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Needs, challenges, and opportunities: a review by experts.

This book chapter discusses all the information collected has been grouped together into eight categories: (i) aligning with and supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals; (ii) focusing on public health needs and key theme areas for further research; (iii) accessing and developing Earth...

Author(s)
Brazeau, S.; Vignolles, C.; Krishnamurthy, R. S.; Trtanj, J.; Haynes, J.; Ramage, S.; Catry, T.; Kotchi, S. O.; Borderon, M.; Gill, M.; Ogden, N. H.; Ludwig, A.; Aube, G.; Semenza, J. C.; Trinanes, J.; Davignon, D.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621183)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wing colours and iridescence.

This chapter describes the different functions of butterfly wing surfaces, the structural colours and nanoarchitecture, the scales and ridges, the pigments, and colour badges as honest signals in butterflies. Most organisms have visual systems that analyse the colour, intensity and polarization of...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter

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