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 Cotton in Southern Africa.

This chapter focuses on the crop protection and pest management of cotton crops in Southern Africa (Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, and Angola). It discusses how new technology will bring major changes in how cotton is grown in the future.

Author(s)
Matthews, G.; Tunstall, J.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cotton growing in Australia.

This chapter focuses on the crop protection and pest management of cotton crops growing in Australia. It demonstrates how crucial crop protection is in achieving high yield of high quality cotton. It also shows how new technology will bring major changes in how cotton is grown in the future.

Author(s)
Matthews, G.; Grundy, P.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Contemporary tourist behaviour: yourself and others as tourists.

Providing a cross-disciplinary approach to tourism behaviour, this fully updated edition responds to new emerging themes such as the digital revolution, social media, and tourist risk resulting from political instability and other uncertainty. The book has 14 chapters and covers: frameworks, models ...

Author(s)
Bowen, D.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391698)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human perceptions of nature.

This book chapter discuss various world views, i.e. worldviews and science, worldviews and natural landscapes, nature embodiment stage (enchanted cosmos: valuing birth, death, reciprocity), Nature-culture duality stage (power over nature, including other humans), mechanical universe stage (resource ...

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

This chapter reflects on the principles of smart tourism development, charts its conceptual and practical evolution and discusses its role in future tourism development around the globe. Specifically, it argues for a shift away from using smart tourism to advance a purely technological agenda and...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Application of RNAi technology in forest trees.

A diverse set of small RNAs is involved in the regulation of genome organization and gene expression in plants. These regulatory sRNAs play a central role for RNA in evolution and ontogeny in complex organisms, including forest tree species, providers of indispensable ecosystem services. RNA...

Author(s)
Fladung, M.; Häggman, H.; Sutela, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Technology designed to enhance poultry welfare.

This chapter describes the available technology for improving poultry welfare, including monitoring and sensing technologies, robots and non-sensing technologies. The importance of ease of use and data security issues are also discussed. Technology will facilitate the monitoring and management of...

Author(s)
Daigle, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision livestock farming and technology in swine welfare.

This chapter describes the application of technology in pig farming, including understand how computer systems learn, the different types of sensors to monitor health and behaviour, the basic operation of precision livestock farming (PLF) and future possibilities. Precision livestock farming (PLF)...

Author(s)
Benjamin, M.; Yik, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future of food security: where to from here?

In considering the role of controversial technologies in food security, this chapter looks at the faces of social controversy, the need to sort out agreement from disagreement, and what can be done in policymaking.

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dioxins I. Dynamics and legal directives in Europe.

Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans are a group of aromatic hydrocarbons, emitted mostly from anthropogenic sources, that have negative effects on human health. Chlorine and carbon compounds, in combination with temperature and combustion processes, are the main...

Author(s)
Dopico, M.; Gómez, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics