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Cover for The position of animals in tourism.

This chapter explores the nature of the position and experience of animals within tourism and why people seek out animal attractions while in the holiday environment. It considers not just those animals that we wish to see or engage with but also those that we eat, as in the case restaurants...

Author(s)
Carr, N.; Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exploring how medical voluntourism contributes to health and wellbeing in Haiti.

This chapter explores the ways in which medical voluntourism (i.e., where health professionals travel to another country to provide medical services) contributes to community health and wellbeing in Haiti, particularly in issues such as malnutrition, water access/sanitation and waste disposal. It...

Author(s)
Thomsen, J.; Keneman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implication of nanotechnology for the treatment of water and air pollution.

This chapter explores the potential uses of nanotechnology for water purification and wastewater treatment, and detection of a variety of contaminants and pathogens in food and the environment. In doing so, it not only identifies opportunities but also recognizes the likely challenges ahead and...

Author(s)
Chaturvedi, R. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosafety and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology in agriculture and food.

This chapter explores biosafety and regulatory issues relating to the use of nanotechnology in agriculture and food. It highlights the importance of understanding biosafety issues that might emanate from the use of nanotechnologies in the agri-food chain and the need for pragmatic regulatory...

Author(s)
Akansha Jain; Singh, H. B.; Sampa Das
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multifarious applications of nanotechnology for enhanced productivity in agriculture.

This chapter discusses the multitude of nanotechnology applications that could lead to increased productivity in agriculture. It touches upon the use of the technology for early detection of pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, delivery of nanoagricultural inputs, seed treatments, as well as...

Author(s)
Subramanian, K. S.; Raja, K.; Marimuthu, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanonutrient from fungal protein: future prospects on crop production.

This chapter presents an interesting example of an innovation that nanotechnology could offer in the form of synthesis of nanonutrients by certain fungal species. Although more work is needed to optimize the process in relation to the control of particle characteristics (such as size, dispersity...

Author(s)
Tarafdar, J. C.; Indira Rathore
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stored product pests.

This chapter describes some common stored product pests, i.e. the rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae and S. granarius), sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis), red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum), cigarette or tobacco beetle (Lasioderma...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues.

This chapter a presents strategies that appear important for successful management of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, which is largely targeted at countries with a high gross national income (GNI) economy. However, the ability to successfully manage infection in some of these high GNI countries is...

Author(s)
Livingstone, P.; Hancox, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of ICTs on agricultural distribution channels in Mexico.

This chapter applies the concepts of transaction cost economics and social embeddedness to examine the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in distribution channels for agricultural produce in Mexico. Two producers were selected for case studies: a cluster of banana growers...

Author(s)
Lastra-Gil, L. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mnutrition: experiences and lessons learned in content development.

This chapter provides an early assessment of the Global Standards Mobile Association's (GSMA) mNutrition Initiative, funded by DfID, which is working to bridge the business interests of mobile operators with this development aim, by working with mobile operators and other partners in 12 countries...

Author(s)
Day, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter

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