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Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: information sources, organizations, types and approaches in biological control.

Biological control with arthropod natural enemies and microbial control agents has been applied since the year 1895 in Latin America and the Caribbean and is currently used on a very large scale. Sources about the history and current situation of biocontrol in this region were not easy to trace and ...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Technology-enabled visitor experiences.

The application of information technology (IT) in the attraction and events sectors falls into three categories. First, IT is used to attract visitors by providing various electronic channels for information, sales and distribution. Second, IT is used in the staging of memorable visitor...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changing technological trends and the travel behaviour of older tourists.

This chapter (i) examines the changing role of travel agents in providing travel information and bookings for older adults; (ii) critiques the lack of senior models in the mass media promoting travel products that are aimed at the older market; (iii) ascertains whether older adults use computers...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biopesticides manual: guidelines for selecting, sourcing and using biocontrol agents for key pests of tobacco.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Introduction to the biopesticides manual.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south.

The aim of this book is to share research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South: specifically to bring together the perspectives of academic researchers from diverse disciplines with those of practitioners with experience in...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mobile phone applications for weather and climate information for smallholder farmer decision making.

This chapter investigates the Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) approach that seeks to support decision making and build resilience among smallholder farmers in Africa. In particular, it discusses the development and testing of two proof-of-concept mobile phone...

Author(s)
Caine, A.; Clarke, C.; Clarkson, G.; Dorward, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Customized information delivery for dryland farmers.

This chapter presents a case study from India of a knowledge database which assembles a wide range of agricultural data relating to land holding, soil analysis, cropping patterns, past yield and fertilizer use. The case demonstrates how mobile phones are used to relay information to farmers....

Author(s)
Amit Chakravarty; Sumanthkumar, V. V.; Patil, M. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mnutrition: experiences and lessons learned in content development.

This chapter provides an early assessment of the Global Standards Mobile Association's (GSMA) mNutrition Initiative, funded by DfID, which is working to bridge the business interests of mobile operators with this development aim, by working with mobile operators and other partners in 12 countries...

Author(s)
Day, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adoption of ICT products and services among rice farmers in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone.

This chapter investigates the way rice farmers in the north-eastern territory of Sierra Leone access different kinds of information across the agricultural season through a multiplicity of channels, including but not limited to mobile phones. Furthermore, it seeks to identify the main demographic...

Author(s)
Sala, S.; Porro, A.; Lubatti, A.; Bocchi, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter

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