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Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
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Cover for Contingency and adaptation over five decades in nuaulu forest-based plant knowledge.

This chapter examines several ways in which the forest knowledge of the Nuaulu (a people of central Seram in the eastern Indonesian province of the Moluccas) has shifted over the past five decades, while in other ways has remained remarkably stable. This is illustrated with reference to three very...

Author(s)
Ellen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial food safety: a food systems approach.

This book provides vital information and comprehensive coverage of foodborne microbial pathogens of potential risk to human consumers. It includes human pathogens and toxins originating from plants, fungi and animal products and considers their origin, risk, prevention and control. From the...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of demand-led plant variety design.

This chapter discusses the status and challenges of agriculture in Africa and ways of transforming the agricultural sector into a modern, commercially oriented sector within the countries of Africa. It reviews the adoption of new plant varieties, where there has been ∼35% adoption of modern...

Author(s)
Kimani, P. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393814)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter gives an introduction to the different application of reproductive technologies to farm animals. The changes occurring in agriculture are presented as well as the species under consideration. Consumer, social and ethical issues are discussed together with human health considerations....

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events as societal phenomena.

This chapter explains the rationale for this book, and offers a brief historical overview of events, mapped against the progress of human societies. The chapter strives to establish events as a fundamental part of societies.

Author(s)
Pernecky, T.; Moufakkir, O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control strategy and organization.

The previous chapters cover the elements and theory of infectious diseases, and how to interrupt transmission with the various methods of control available. This chapter puts all of this information into action when faced by an outbreak, or the instigation of control methods to an established...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Making a resilient poultry industry in Europe.

This chapter presents an overview of the factors that can contribute to a resilient poultry industry and which of these factors may be a threat. It highlights the factors that may contribute to a resilient poultry industry in Europe taking into account the global scale, and which factors may be a...

Author(s)
Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven, A. M.; Appleby, M. C.; Hogarth, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Green space and well-being.

This chapter explores the relationships between humans and green space and how the form of green space, and the activities that occur within it, can influence human well-being, including improvements to health (physical and psychological), social factors and self-fulfilment.

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Home parenteral nutrition in the elderly.

This chapter reviews available literature data on the proportion and disease conditions of elderly receiving home parenteral nutrition (HPN), the prognosis and rehabilitation of elderly patients on HPN, and the social aspects of HPN in the elderly. The tolerance, metabolic effects, and efficacy of...

Author(s)
Hébuterne, X.; Schneider, S. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter

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