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Appropriate feeding during the pregnancy and post-pregnancy period determines both the milk production in the ensuing lactation as well as the reproductive efficiency of the animal. During this period, 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after parturition are very important because dramatic physiological...

Authors
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 006, pp 1-8

Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Authors
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18

The majority of Muslims only consume Halal food because they believe the consumption of such foods is a commandment from Allah (God). Whilst Halal food may be readily available in Muslim-majority countries, Muslims living in the West often encounter a great deal of difficulty in finding Halal food....

Authors
Fuseini, A.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 007, pp 1-7

Noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) worldwide. The virus was reported from humans and later was identified in different symptomatic and/or asymptomatic animal species, such as bovine, ovine, swine, canine and feline. In animals NoV infection is...

Authors
Alfieri, A. A.; Leme, R. A.; Alfieri, A. F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 005, pp 1-14

Antimicrobial resistance is an issue of global concern and the quantity of antibiotics used in animal agriculture make it an obvious potential contributor. Subtherapeutic use of antibiotics has likely been the largest contributor to this phenomenon, due to the selection pressure exerted over...

Authors
Littier, H. M.; Chambers, L. R.; Knowlton, K. F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 003, pp 1-9

Because many invasive plants are anticipated to benefit from climate change, the need for effective management strategies will become more pressing in the future. Biological control of invasive plants by insects has been an effective management strategy in many instances, but climate change may...

Authors
Reeves, J. L.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 001, pp 1-8

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Authors
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 053, pp 1-9

The Caribbean consists of island chains surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, in addition to neighbouring mainland countries. The tropical climate and its historic and continued influx of both humans and animals from throughout the world have contributed to the region's plethora...

Authors
Gibson, K. E.; Fitzpatrick, D. M.; Stone, D.; Noel, T. P.; MacPherson, C. N. L.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 022, pp 1-28

Non-target impacts of parasitoids and predaceous arthropods used for classical biological control of invasive insects include five types of impact: (1) direct attacks on native insects; (2) negative foodweb effects, such as competition for prey, apparent competition, or displacement of native...

Authors
Driesche, R. van; Hoddle, M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 044, pp 1-66

We used an established, process-based model of the dynamics of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycling between plants, soils and animals in grazed temperate pastures to clarify expectations of how some major components of intensification affect the outcomes (short-term and long-term) of alternative...

Authors
Parsons, A. J.; Thornley, J. H. M.; Rasmussen, S.; Rowarth, J. S.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 054, pp 1-19

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