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In the USA, local food markets account for a growing share of agriculture production and with this growth come unique food safety challenges. Even though consumers often perceive local foods as safer and more wholesome, there is no evidence that local food products would be less prone to...

Authors
Wright, K. G.; Sirsat, S. A.; Neal, J. A.; Gibson, K. E.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 025, pp 1-13

E-commerce has emerged as a viable option for connecting agribusinesses and consumers within the food marketing system. The purpose of this review is to assess the current status and impact of e-commerce in the food marketing system. The review comprises issues related to adoption and use of...

Authors
Carpio, C. E.; Lange, K. Y.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 023, pp 1-8

The farming systems of the world have to meet multiple demands, e.g. supporting livelihood, conserving biodiversity, off-setting emissions and adapting to climate change. As a traditional way of farming in India, an integrated farming system (IFS) represents multiple crops (cereals, legumes, tree...

Authors
Behera, U. K.; Amjath Babu; Kaechele, H.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 019, pp 1-11

How fast and widespread the global agriculture and food sectors can develop, adapt and adopt new technologies, products, production systems and institutional arrangements will probably have the single largest impact on global prosperity and security in the next generation. This review concludes...

Authors
Phillips, P. W. B.; Karwandy, J.; Webb, G.; Ryan, C. D.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 015, pp 1-4

The human population is projected to rise to 9.15 billion people by 2050, resulting in a projected increase in meat consumption. However, at the same time, the dominant position of meat as the centre of meals is on the decline, resulting in an increasing number of vegetarians and flexitarians in...

Authors
Rauw, W. M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 016, pp 1-25

Rubus is one of a hundred genera in the family Rosaceae. The genus Rubus comprises about 700 species naturally occurring in temperate zones. The worldwide popularity of Rubus fruits has increased because they are considered a healthy and nutritious food, containing many antioxidants. Antioxidants...

Authors
Grabek-Lejko, D.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 014, pp 1-13

Family poultry production, which encompasses both extensive and small-scale intensive management systems, is practiced by many households in low-income food-deficit countries. Despite low production levels and potentially high losses due to disease, predation and theft, scavenging systems offer the...

Authors
Bruyn, J. de; Wong, J.; Bagnol, B.; Pengelly, B.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 013, pp 1-9

As pigs are present in almost every country in the world, they are one of the most important species in the transmission of zoonotic diseases. Based on the form of transmission, zoonotic diseases can roughly be divided into two categories: the ones transmitted via direct contact (for example,...

Authors
Selbitz, H. J.; Gotter, V.; Fricke, R.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 011, pp 1-10

The recent shift of human focus towards urban living has created opportunities for a few species of insects such as cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes, bed bugs, ticks, fleas, ants and termites to thrive. Consequent to this a need for insecticides has emerged, increasing chances of mass human exposure...

Authors
Partho Dhang
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 003, pp 1-3

The classification, taxonomy, distribution, spread, food plants, early stages, natural enemies and biological control of South-East Asian Erionota spp. (Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae, incertae sedis) are reviewed with specific attention to Erionota thrax (Linnaeus), Erionota torus Evans and Erionota...

Authors
Cock, M. J. W.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 007, pp 1-30

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