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Cover for Soil and nutrition.

It is well-known that selection of the proper soil is of paramount importance in the success or failure of a fruit crop. Similarly, the effect of plant nutrition on quality fruit production has been well recognized. In the past, not much attention was paid to fruit quality parameters, as the...

Author(s)
Maity, A.; Khayyat, M.; Azarmi-Atajan, F.; Agehara, S.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Co-relation of toxicity and classification of pesticides.

This paper describes the establishment of restricted interval of time based on pesticide classification. The classification of pesticides (acaricides, bactericides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, nematicides and plant growth regulators) based on toxicity is also discussed. The hazard-based...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dynamic drivers of tourist experiences.

This chapter attempts to compose a conceptual framework that demonstrates the drivers influencing the creation of tourist experiences. In constructing this tourist experience model, three streams are offered. The first stream is to trace the past research of consumption experience in general and...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Prebensen, N. K.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'To mix with new people': the surprising day trips of mature Germans.

This chapter presents a case study measuring positive emotions in two day trips organized for mature German adults. The study examines how positive emotions developed as a function of time before, during and after each day trip, and how they were affected by processes such as relationship building, ...

Author(s)
Mitas, O.; Hohn, A.; Nawijn, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intrinsic and extrinsic factors and potentially hazardous foods.

This chapter focuses on the intrinsic and extrinsic environmental factors that impact microorganisms in foods. Intrinsic factors include moisture content and water activity, pH and acidity, nutrient content, redox potential, antimicrobial chemicals, competitive microflora, and homogeneity....

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of empowerment, internal communication, waiting time and speed in service recovery.

This chapter stresses the importance of employee empowerment and internal communication within the context of service recovery in tourism and hospitality. Waiting time and speed of service recovery, which are critical for both businesses and customers, are also discussed.

Author(s)
Dalgıc, A.; Toksöz, D.; Bırdır, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Investment analysis: recognizing input-output timing.

This chapter highlights the need to consider the timing of inputs and outputs in farm investment analysis. The chapter proceeds by first considering why time, in its own right, has value (in an interest rate sense it clearly has value) and using these concepts to show how time-based calculations...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women's travel constraints in a unique context.

This chapter investigates the influence of social privilege and culture on the constraints of Iranian women who travel for leisure and pleasure. Focus group interviews with 26 women revealed seven types of constraints or 'constraint themes'. The first two themes, which underlay most of the...

Author(s)
Shahvali, M.; Shahvali, R.; Kerstetter, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communications during a health emergency.

This chapter examines the importance of communication during a health emergency, and presents guidelines on the timeline of communications during an emergency. It discusses communication event triggers, the information source, the timing/speed of information dissemination, the message content,...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rabbit as a companion animal.

In this chapter tha authors highlight the important reminders to think about before getting a rabbit as a companion animal. Some of these reminders include: time perspective, allergies, the rabbit's character (behaviour), costs, nutrition, living conditions, the social rabbit, 'babysitting' (care...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter

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