issue 10 / February 2010
Looking for danger: plant disease surveillance
Plant diseases are on the move and they are not respecting international borders.
This video looks at the work of CABI's Global Plant Clinic in plant disease surveillance in Africa.
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Out of Africa?
- a clear and present danger to world coffee
CABI launches the final report of a seven-year study on coffee wilt disease.
The disease was first reported from
Central Africa in the 1920s, but was brought under control by the 1950s. However it returned with a vengeance in the 1990s.
First International Congress on Biological Invasions declared 'overwhelming success'
An international conference co-sponsored and co-organized by CABI has been declared an 'overwhelming success'.
The conference held in Fuzhou, China strengthened international collaboration in managing biological invasions.
Interview with animal welfare expert
- Dr Temple Grandin
Dr Temple Grandin is the academic world's best known autistic scholar and leading voice on animal welfare issues.
She is the editor of the recently published CABI book - Improving Animal Welfare. In this interview Dr Grandin shares with us some of her insights into animal behaviour.
Haiti relief effort:
free access to Global Health database
Responding to the needs of organizations like Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) CABI is making our Global Health database freely available until 28 February 2010.
Global Health is freely accessible through CABI's Global Health Knowledge Base.
A history of CABI: 1910 - 2010
To mark 100 years of CABI
Dr Denis Blight, a former chief executive of CABI, is writing a history of our organization.
Dr Blight shares with us his research so far, revealing that CABI's foundations predate both the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization and the CGIAR.
CABI develops new agricultural research archive
Publisher Collection from CABI added to Credo Reference
CABI fishes for stories on
What's new for Compendia in 2010?
CAB Abstracts hits six million records
Books quarterly: the latest books published by CABI and forthcoming titles
Research and Development
CABI is an RIU 'Best Bet'
Newly won CABI projects
The invasive weed that's getting up our noses
Common Fund for Commodities: aiding development for 20 years
Protecting our planet in the International Year of Biodiversity
Impact of nature's invading aliens measured for first time
Exploring biotechnology opportunities from Antarctica
CABI and Kew combine to create world's largest collection of fungi
New Director of Bioservices
SLA appointment for CABI staff member
CABI in review 2008
CABI in the news
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