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1. Tourism & horticulture.

This article provides information on basic tourism concepts for an audience not traditionally exposed to tourism. It aims to show the interrelationships between tourism, tourists, and horticulture and gardening. It also examines briefly the media coverage of horticulture, horticultural features,...

Author(s) : Jolliffe, A.

Journal article : New Zealand Garden Journal 1997 Vol.2 No.2 pp.15-21 ref.10

4. Maples for gardens: a color encyclopedia.

This book is a photographic companion to Maples of the World published by Timber Press in 1994. It is beautifully illustrated with colour plates resulting from visits to more than 30 arboreta, gardens and nurseries in several countries, the intention being to conduct a representative survey of...

Author(s) : Gelderen, C. J. van; Gelderen, D. M. van

Publisher : Timber Press, Portland, USA

Book : Maples for gardens: a color encyclopedia. 1999 pp.294 pp. ref.5

5. Desert landscape architecture.

This book, using five deserts of SW USA as examples, provides detailed information on all aspects of landscape design, environmental concerns, water and cultural issues and plant and animal life. It comprises eight chapters entitled: North American Deserts; landscape architecture design; grading...

Publisher : CRC Press Inc., Boca Raton, USA

Book : Desert landscape architecture. 1999 pp.xiv + 628 pp.

6. Master of tourism and culture: a professional qualification planned for the beginning of the year 2000.

The development of a qualification system for the French tourist industry is described. It is noted that the National Union for the tourist industry (Géfil) has cooperated since 1996 with governmental organizations to achieve this.

Foreign Title :Ingénierie touristique et culturelle: qualification professionnelle prévue pour le début de l'an 2000.

Author(s) : Perret, J.

Journal article : Cahiers Espaces 1999 No.No. 61 pp.89-93

7. The club of hotel owners in the Sarlat region: a professional group aiming at the use of a quality label.

The club of hotel owners in the Sarlat region, France, regroups 34 independent hotels and hotels/restaurants in the Périgord noir, and has initiated a process for quality control in 1996. Two phases can be distinguished, an analysis of performance (surveys of customer expectations and perceptions,...

Foreign Title :Le Club hôtelier du pays de Sarlat: du regroupement de professionnels à la mise en place d'un label qualité.

Author(s) : Arino, D.

Journal article : Cahiers Espaces 1999 No.No. 61 pp.116-120

8. American Horticultural Therapy Association: its purpose and potential.

Author(s) : Davis, S. H.

Journal article : HortTechnology 1995 Vol.5 No.2 pp.121-126 ref.11

9. The value of plant genetic resources as seen by the horticultural profession.

With reference to forest, fruit and ornamental plant genetic resources, the needs of horticulturalists in the Walloon region of Belgium for new material for commercialisation are examined from the viewpoint of their interest in the conservation of these resources.

Foreign Title :La valorisation des ressources phytogénétiques vue par la profession horticole.

Author(s) : Guiot, C.

Conference paper; Journal article : BASE: Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement 1998 Vol.2 No.1 pp.72-74

10. Development of the number of scientists of the Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry and the composition of its scientists and Ph. D. candidates according to their field of qualification and gender as of the year 1996.

The number of scientists of the Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry from 1992-96 increased slightly for those that were core-funded and slightly decreased for those paid by extra core funds. The long term scientists (core funds) in 1996 comprised 22% females and 78%...

Foreign Title :Entwicklung des Wissenschaftlerbestandes der BBA - unbefristet und befristet (Drittmittel) - sowie dessen Zusammensetzung nach Studienfach und Geschlecht mit Stand 1996.

Author(s) : Klingauf, F.; Brammeier, H.

Journal article : Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes 1998 Vol.50 No.2 pp.25-29 ref.3

11. What is the future of European horticultural education?

A survey was carried out among 1580 teachers, students, graduates and employers in 8 European countries to investigate the quality and contents of horticultural education, including arboriculture (fruit trees and ornamental plants), vegetables, and floriculture. Requirements of teachers were...

Foreign Title :Quel avenir pour la formation horticole européenne?

Author(s) : Moncousin, C.

Journal article : Revue Horticole Suisse 1998 Vol.71 No.11/12 pp.256-263 ref.1

12. The foundation and constitution of the German Association of Mushroom Producers (et seq.).

The history and organization of the German Association of Mushroom Producers is briefly reviewed on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its founding in October 1948. Activities under successive chairmen are described, the development of German mushroom production from 1500 t in 1950 to 60 000 t ...

Foreign Title :Gründung und Konstituierung des "Bund deutscher Champignonzüchter" (BDC) (et seq.).

Author(s) : Peters, E.

Journal article : Champignon 1998 No.No. 405 pp.217-30

13. Micropropagation of woody plants: a commercial perspective.

This paper examines the threats and problems which may be encountered in running a commercial micropropagation enterprise (viz. the author's company, which specialises in Ericaceous plants). A specific problem with the rooting of Daphne cneorum propagules is highlighted.

Author(s) : Slater, J. A.

Publisher : Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK

Book chapter : Tree biotechnology: towards the millennium. 1998 pp.243-248 ref.1

14. Institutional developments in Indian agricultural R&D systems: emerging patterns of public and private sector activities.

The emergence of private enterprise in the agricultural research arena in India has raised questions concerning the most appropriate role of the state in the sector. Case studies of private-sector activity in the Indian horticultural sector suggest that institutional developments are taking place...

Author(s) : Hall, A.; Sivamohan, M. V. K.; Clark, N.; Taylor, S.; Bockett, G.

Journal article : Science, Technology & Development 1998 Vol.16 No.3 pp.51-76 ref.38

15. GIE flowers and plants of Aquitaine... from Midi-Pyrenees and Poitou-Charentes.

The article describes the work of the GIE Fleurs et Plantes d'Aquitaine in gathering opinions on the way forward for horticulture in the region in terms of training and the dissemination of technical information. For this purpose, a survey was made of producers, the results of which are summarized. ...

Foreign Title :GIE Fleurs et plantes d'Aquitaine... de Midi-Pyrénées et de Poitou-Charentes.

Author(s) : Fayolle, P.

Journal article : Lien Horticole 1998 Vol.35 No.14 pp.6-7

16. History of the ASHS Working Group on Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments, 1969-96: a case study of involvement.

The history of the working group is outlined and its efforts in publishing a growth chamber manual, developing standardized measurement and reporting guidelines, quality assurance recommendations, a list of recommended instruments, standardized cultural procedures and a standardized instrument...

Author(s) : Tibbits, T. W.; Krizek, D. T.

Journal article : HortScience 1997 Vol.32 No.1 pp.16-20 ref.75

17. Taxonomic studies on the Tylenchida (Nematoda) species in grass areas of Çankaya region (Ankara).

A study of 20 of the 100 parks in the Çankaya region revealed 20 species in Tylenchida.

Foreign Title :Çankaya ilçesindeki (Ankara) bazı çim alanlarda bulunan Tylenchida (Nematoda) türleri üzerinde taksonomik arascedilla˜tırmalar.

Author(s) : Akgül, H. C.; /Ökten, M. E.

Journal article : Türkiye Entomoloji Dergisi 1997 Vol.21 No.3 pp.173-177 ref.9

18. Approaches to integrated crop protection in university education and training.

The concept of integrated crop protection, its roots in integrated pest management and its role in sustainable agriculture is reviewed. The types of training and educational courses at universities and how they can best be tailored for future practitioners, the industry and policy-makers are...

Author(s) : Jeger, M. J.

Conference paper; Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 1997 Vol.64 No.2 pp.173-179 ref.30

19. Influence of the Zagreb Jockey Club on the development of equestrian sport in Croatia in the first half of the 20th century. (Continuation).

Foreign Title :Utjecaj Zagrebačkog Jockey Kluba na razvoj konjičkog športa u Hrvatskoj u prvoj polovici 20. stoljeća. (Nastavak).

Author(s) : Vučevac-Bajt, V.

Journal article : Veterinarska Stanica 1996 Vol.27 No.1 pp.33-35 ref.8

20. French Turfgrass Society and the Turf Experimentation and Research Commission.

The history of the French Turfgrass Society is described. It was founded in 1984 as an association for the promotion and improvement of knowledge, research and publications on turf. Its current status is described: the membership is outlined, and measures to recruit at the national level and to...

Foreign Title :Société Française des Gazons - Commission d'Expérimentation et de Recherche sur le Gazon (C. E. R. G.).

Author(s) : Duc, P.; Guerin, J. P.

Publisher : Association Nationale pour la Protection des Plantes (ANPP), Paris, France

Conference paper : Seizième conférence du COLUMA. Journées internationales sur la lutte contre les mauvaises herbes, Reims, France, 6-8 décembre 1995. Tome 3. 1996 pp.1277-1283 ref.1

21. Sociohorticulture: a new field of horticulture and its present status in Europe, the U.S.A. and Japan.

Sociohorticulture is the interdisciplinary field of horticulture which studies the relationship between horticulture and human beings (both individuals and groups) and applies the research results to enhance human life quality and preserve the local environment. The subjects main premise covers...

Author(s) : Matsuo, E.

Journal article : Journal of the Korean Society for Horticultural Science 1996 Vol.37 No.1 pp.171-185 ref.54

22. Consideration of breeding objectives in small ruminants used for vegetation control and landscape maintenance.

The possibilities of using sheep and goats for vegetation control and landscape maintenance, the environmental impact of this form of livestock usage, and the economic value of such control are described. Breeding objectives combining environmental control with meat production are considered.

Author(s) : Martyniuk, E.; Olech, W.

Journal article : Options Méditerranéennes. Série A, Séminaires Méditerranéens 1996 No.No. 33 pp.221-229 ref.4 pp. of

23. Landscape maintenance firms: III. Opportunities for cooperation in the landscape/nursery industry.

Landscape maintenance firms in Georgia identified opportunities for landscape architects, landscape installers, growers, and university personnel to better serve their industry. The primary opportunities for landscape architects were to consider plant maintenance in the design stage (32.9%) and to...

Author(s) : Garber, M. P.; Bondari, K.

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Horticulture 1996 Vol.14 No.2 pp.62-66 ref.11

24. The nature of consultancy work.

Various aspects of consultancy work, including the need for expertise, independence and impartiality, are considered in the context of fee rates, tendering, and the consultant-client relationship, with particular reference to arboricultural and landscape work in the UK.

Author(s) : Helliwell, D. R.

Journal article : Arboricultural Journal 1996 Vol.20 No.2 pp.179-183 ref.3

25. An evaluation of the subject "Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology" within the Agricultural Sciences course at Bonn University.

Since the winter term 1990, the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn has been offering 'Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology' as a subject within the framework of its Agricultural Sciences course. This raised the question as to whether the concept of this subject was in accord with...

Foreign Title :Evaluation der Studienrichtung "Naturschutz und Landschaftsökologie" im Studiengang Agrarwissenschaften der Universität Bonn.

Author(s) : Burghard, G.; Schmidt, U.; Schmitt, T.; Weis, J.

Journal article : Berichte über Landwirtschaft 1999 Vol.77 No.3 pp.440-457