Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring service quality and satisfaction.

This chapter explains the principles and main techniques of measuring service quality and consumer satisfaction used in the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) industry. Quantitative methods of measuring service quality are discussed, focusing on the SERVQUAL approach as its variants are the...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of monitoring service quality.

This chapter explains the importance for leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) organizations to monitor service quality and the key approaches used to generate feedback from their consumers. It distinguishes between qualitative and quantitative methods and offers insights into the choice of...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indices and scales.

This chapter describes a number of important indices and scales used in tourism research. These empirical (quantitative) tools can help summarize complex data simply for easier comprehension and further analysis. Two indices that are particularly useful in tourism research are explained: the...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foodborne infections, intoxications, and etiology.

This chapter reviews the causes, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of foodborne infections and intoxications. It also describes microbiological methods for detecting and measuring foodborne pathogens and toxins (e.g. bacterial toxins and mycotoxins), which are vital tools for determining aetiology and ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biosecurity surveillance: quantitative approaches.

Biosecurity surveillance plays a vital role in protection against the introduction and spread of unwanted plants and animals. It involves not just collecting relevant information, but also analysing this information. This book focuses on methods for quantitative analysis of biosecurity surveillance ...

Author(s)
Jarrad, F.; Low-Choy, S.; Mengersen, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effect measurement and evaluation.

Effect measurement is becoming increasingly important for the very reason that events are exploited more and more on the basis of strategic objectives. In this context, the PDCA cycle is a vital tool. Hall (1992) devised an effect matrix for public events that, besides the economic effects,...

Author(s)
Gerritsen, D.; Olderen, R. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642611)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Detecting and interpreting patterns within regional pest species assemblages using self-organizing maps and other clustering methods.

This chapter highlights quantitative methods designed to identify and rank exotic species with potential risk to cause economic and/or environmental harm if they establish in a new area. Until now, pest risk assessments have tended to be qualitative and reactive instead of quantitative and...

Author(s)
Worner, S.; Eschen, R.; Kenis, M.; Paini, D.; Saikkonen, K.; Suiter, K.; Sunil Singh; Vänninen, I.; Watts, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving on the LJ slope - automated liquid culture.

This chapter describes the different types of media for culture and isolation of mycobacteria, and discusses the adaptation of automated liquid culture systems for the qualitative and quantitative drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacteria.

Author(s)
Viveiros, M.; Machado, D.; Couto, I.; Amaral, L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring gene expression by quantitative PCR (qPCR).

This chapter discusses the need for molecular-based quantification of bacterial load in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and the reasons for a lack of a molecular assay for enumeration of M. tuberculosis in sputum. Measuring gene expression by quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) to...

Author(s)
Honeyborne, I.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quantitative measurements of ammonia and methane loss from livestock.

This chapter focuses on the two major atmospheric pollutants associated with the livestock industry, ammonia (NH3) and methane (CH4), and describes the major measurement techniques available to quantify their emissions, as well as reviewing the magnitude of these emissions. This chapter does not...

Author(s)
McGinn, S. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics