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Cover for Taking technologies to a greater scale.

This chapter presents a definition of 'scaling' and outlines the key elements for success based on the experiences gained from Africa RISING research and dissemination in East and Southern Africa (ESA). Three examples are presented: (a) research and development partnerships; (b) community based...

Author(s)
Sseguya, H.; Chikowo, R.; Chimonyo, V.; Chipungu, F.; Groot, J.; Muthoni, F.; Ngulu, F.; Thierfelder, C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig: from history and tradition to scientifc research.

This chapter discusses the history of figs, from domestication and tradition to current everyday life. It also looks at fig fans and collectors, figs in science, and figs in business and research.

Author(s)
Aksoy, U.; Flaishman, M. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and future research.

This chapter provides an overview of the current research on different topics, and discuss the major outputs of the research work to identify the existing knowledge gaps. The focus will be on research gaps, aiming to stimulate new directions of research and innovation, possibly for the short and...

Author(s)
Flaishman, M. A.; Aksoy, U.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A deeper look at narrative structure.

This chapter looks at three- and five-act structures and learn how these forms can be used to present scientific research. It ends with a brief survey of short presentation forms, most generically known as lightning talks.

Author(s)
Kirchoff, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246995)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elevator pitches.

This chapter introduces Randy Olson's And-But-Therefore (ABT) format where the author discusses extremely short presentations of 90 seconds or less. These elevator pitches are playing an increasingly important role in scientific communication.

Author(s)
Kirchoff, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246995)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Outcomes, benefits, and opportunities: western research trends.

This book chapter discusses and presents some of the research outcomes connecting human well-being and landscapes and explores the complexities inherent in the development of a field of study. In learning more about the research, it encourages readers to keep in mind: (1) a primary goal of...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and desired future: take a park, not a pill.

This book chapter seeks to answer questions from: research and evidence, developing a sustainable and desired future, health needs and aspirations, the role of natural landscapes. Premised on the chapters of this book, these guiding principles highlight the importance of natural landscapes to human ...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Discussion.

The role and purpose of trade modeling in forestry is highlighted, as is the need for greater attention to data needs. Directions for future research are discussed.

Author(s)
Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied plant science experimental design and statistical analysis using SAS® OnDemand for Academics.

The correct design, analysis and interpretation of plant science experiments is imperative for continued improvements in agricultural production worldwide. The enormous number of design and analysis options available for correctly implementing, analyzing and interpreting research can be...

Author(s)
Durner, E. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249927)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction: women as producers and consumers of leisure.

This chapter introduces the concepts discussed in the volume. It offers an opportunity to expand research and examine the intersectionality of women, leisure, and tourism from the vantage point of under-represented communities in an effort to broaden our understanding of leisure, gender, power, and ...

Author(s)
Ingram, L. J.; Slocum, S. L.; Tarkó, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247985)
Type
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