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  • The Nature of Cropsby J. Warren

    CABI 2015; US$ 40.00

    Have you ever wondered why we eat wheat, rice, potatoes and cassava? Why we routinely domesticate foodstuffs with the power to kill us, or why we chose almonds over acorns? Answering all these questions and more in a readable and friendly style, this book takes you on a journey through our history with crop plants.Arranged into recurrent themes in... more...

  • Livestock Production and Climate Changeby P. K. Malik; R. Bhatta; J. Takahashi; R. A. Kohn; C. S. Prasad

    CABI 2015; US$ 180.00

    In a changing climate, livestock production is expected to exhibit dual roles of mitigation and adaptation in order to meet the challenge of food security. This book approaches the issues of livestock production and climate change through three sections: I. Livestock production, II. Climate change and, III. Enteric methane amelioration. Section I addresses... more...

  • Tourism Behaviourby R. March; A.G. Woodside

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    Consumers' planned behavior is often very different to what is actually consumed. Consumer plans can relate to four behaviors: planned and done (deliberate strategies); and unplanned and not done (unused strategies). This book examines alternative theories and the empirical testing of trade-offs we make in life among work, travel, and personal maintenance... more...

  • Tourism SME's, Service Quality and Destination Competitivenessby E. Jones and C. Haven

    CABI 2005; US$ 110.00

    This book focuses in on the dominant role of SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the tourism and hospitality industry. It explores their impact on consumer perceptions of a destination, drawing on examples of small hotels, guesthouses, cafes and restaurants. more...

  • Tourism, Consumption and Representationby K. Meethan; A. Anderson; S. Miles

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    This book addresses the practices of consumption in tourism, a major theme in the sociology of tourism. To date, most tourism analysis has tended to concentrate on the production of tourist space, and assume that tourism consumption simply mirrors the intentions of the producers. more...

  • Urban Aquacultureby B. Costa-Pierce; A. Desbonnet; P. Edwards; D. Baker

    CABI 2005; US$ 135.00

    Millions of people are moving from rural areas to coastal cities. Meeting the basic human needs for protein foods in the future will be a difficult challenge. Fishery products are the world's most important source of animal protein, which has led to a doubling of the demand for fish since the 1950s. more...

  • Valuing Crop Biodiversityby M. Smale

    CABI 2005; US$ 110.00

    In agricultural systems, a diversity of crops and varieties in essential to combat the risks farmers face from pests, diseases and variations in climate. Crop biodiversity also underpins the range of dietary needs and services that consumers demand as economies change. more...

  • Fishery Co-Managementby R.S. Pomeroy; R. Rivera-Guieb

    CABI 2005; US$ 65.00

    During the last decade, there has been a shift in the governance and management of fisheries to a broader approach that recognizes the participation of fishers, local stewardship, and shared decision-making. Through this process, fishers are empowered to become active members of the management team, balancing rights and responsibilities, and working... more...

  • Land Use Change in Tropical Watershedsby I. Coxhead; G.E. Shively

    CABI 2005; US$ 90.00

    This book studies land use change in tropical landscapes, with particular emphasis on the economic processes that influence rates of land degradation and forest clearing. Multidisciplinary contributions draw lessons from a rich, decade-long collection of economic, social, and environmental data on the Manupali upland watershed in the southern Philippines. more...

  • Development with Identityby R.E. Rhoades

    CABI 2006; US$ 120.00

    Throughout Latin America, indigenous peoples are demanding that development must address local priorities, including ethnic identity. Simultaneously, sustainability scientists need to conduct place-based research on the interaction between environment and society which will have global relevance. more...