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Cover for No way to untie the spell.

This chapter focuses on the history of the research on how bees perceive colour and the contribution of various scientists on bee colour perception.

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The uptake of biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Biological control started to be used in the 1880s in Latin America and the Caribbean and has since developed into a widely applied pest management method. Currently almost 32 million hectares are under classical, more than 31 million hectares under augmentative and hundreds of thousands of...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Cock, M. J. W.
ISBN
2020 (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future methodologies and technological advances.

This chapter presents some of the previous methods and technology used to study animal behaviour as early as 1990 and discussed some of the current techniques and equipment being used by those studying the behavior of domestic as well as wild animals. Lastly the author gives some insights on what...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The future and moving forward together.

This chapter provides a brief look at the potential future of tourism and animal-related tourism, and animal welfare debates. A potential path for the future of the welfare of animals in tourism is charted, as well as a related research agenda.

Author(s)
Carr, N.; Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality: implications and future research.

This final chapter summarizes the previous chapters in this book which present quality-of-life studies in tourism and hospitality. Further research areas and implications are pointed out.

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fundamentals of the insect compound eye.

This chapter focuses on the history of the research on the structure and optics of the compound eyes of various insect species. The various misconceptions during the early days of its research are discussed and the diversity in the anatomical characteristics of insect compound eyes is presented.

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What was not mentioned.

This chapter indicates that despite the terrible situation in Germany, the study of bee behaviour persisted until 1940, and recovered in Frankfurt, Freiburg and M√ľnich after the war. However, the orthodox view did not change because the very doggone persistence of those in charge did not change....

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of host-plant resistance.

Host-plant resistance (HPR) has been declared the foundation of integrated pest management (IPM), which is compatible with all strategies and integrated tactics. However, there is bias in publications about HPR. Most published studies highlight positive results with research and development. Very...

Author(s)
Onstad, D. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393678)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soybeans: the emergence of a global crop.

This chapter discusses the history, production, products and exports, consumption and imports, as well as future growth in demand and supply, of soyabean. The economics of disease control in soyabean production is also examined. In particular, the chapter analyses how farmers decide whether to...

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

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