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Cover for Transforming places.

This chapter discusses the difference between place and destination and discusses a number of ways to ensure that tourism places flourish (namely, through regulation, taxation, intervention, and collaboration). The chapter also briefly discusses how tourism can support biomimicry and rewilding.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How organic food systems support sustainability of diets.

Sustainable models are needed in order to transform the current food systems. This chapter presents arguments for using organic food systems as such a model. Food systems can be recognized as coupled human and natural systems, with a set of activities and outcomes in which the boundaries of the...

Author(s)
Kahl, J.; Strassner, C.; Bügel, S.; Lairon, D.; Paoletti, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ten years to achieve transformational change: the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025.

The world has formulated an ambitious agenda foreseeing to eliminate all forms of malnutrition and achieving sustainability targets. This agenda is described in various globally agreed documents: the 2030 Agenda, the outcome documents of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and...

Author(s)
Oenema, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards a code of conduct for sustainable diets.

In the global policy-setting arena, there are hundreds of international instruments in the form of guidelines, goals, targets, treaties, codes of conduct, declarations, action plans and recommendations covering a myriad of subjects. Some are binding; many are not. For nutrition, diets, and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Supply of inputs for disease control.

When making decisions about disease control in any given growing season, farmers' choices for prevention and treatment are often limited by the decisions of scientists, engineers, and managers made many years in advance. Inputs such as seed treatments and genetic resistance are supplied by...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pesticide risk assessment.

This book aims to organize the published environmental impact information on pesticides into a usable form to help growers and other integrated pest management practitioners make more environmentally sound pesticide choices. This book deals with all kinds of risks, such as risk to aquifers and...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pesticide risk - case studies.

This chapter discusses the sources of exposure to pesticides, i.e. from application and residues. The effects of pesticide exposure to crop beneficials (including various insects, mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms that feed on or parasitize pest species), pollinators and...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Awareness for reducing pesticide risk.

Often farmers are not aware of the risks associated with pesticide use and become victims of pesticide hazards due to ignorance of safety measures in their handing, storage, application, transportation and disposal. This chapter deals with educating farmers by raising their awareness regarding...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulation of pesticides and associated risks.

This chapter discusses the requirements and steps in the registration process of pesticides; the management of harmful and toxic chemicals; and the application and regulation (based on plant protection and health hazard) of pesticides. Discussions are also given on pesticide disposal and regulation ...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter

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