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For millennia, irrigation has been one of the main driving forces of civilization. Given that the world human population is estimated to reach 9 billion in the next 40 years, irrigation is going to be a key factor in food security. However, irrigation makes use of slowly renewable or just...

Authors
Visconti, F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 001, pp 1-19

Postweaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a significant enteric disease causing considerable economic losses for the pig industry. Among several aetiological risk factors, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is considered to be a major cause. After being routinely used for several decades to control...

Authors
Sugiharto, S.; Jensen, B. B.; Jensen, K. H.; Lauridsen, C.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 052, pp 1-16

Alpha-amylase inhibitors (α-Als) belong to the family of defence proteins which impede the digestion through their action on digestive α-amylases. These inhibitors have natural roles in the control of endogenous α-amylase activity or in defence against pathogens and pests. Certain inhibitors have...

Authors
Rimaljeet Kaur; Gupta, A. K.; Narinder Kaur
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 047, pp 1-17

This review outlines a conceptual framework that links climate-related risk components (hazard, exposure and vulnerability) to the genetics and genomics tools used for developing new crop varieties to promote adaptation to extreme weather events and to mitigate risks related to the effects of...

Authors
De Pace, C.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 045, pp 1-28

Giardia are flagellated protozoan parasites of numerous animals. Species of Giardia were originally described based, primarily, on the host from which they were isolated; later, isolates that were morphologically identical with Giardia duodenalis were synonymized with that species. Accumulating...

Authors
Ballweber, L. R.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 041, pp 1-18

We differentiate between the success of a classical biological control programme and its impact; the former addressing the completed implementation of the steps of a biological control programme, and the anticipated reduction of the target pest, and the latter addressing the societal and...

Authors
Cock, M. J. W.; Day, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.; Pollard, K. M.; Thomas, S. E.; Williams, F. E.; Witt, A. B. R.; Shaw, R. H.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 042, pp 1-58

Bovine in vitro embryo production (IVP) is an animal biotechnology important for both agriculture and biomedical research. IVP comprises ultrasound-guided oocyte recovery from donor by follicular aspiration, in vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and in vitro embryo...

Authors
Penitente Filho, J. M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 048, pp 1-14

Plant breeders mainly rely on phenotypic selection for the improvement of plant varieties. However, with the advent of molecular markers in the early 1980s, it became possible to select desirable traits more directly. Molecular markers, primarily DNA markers, are sections of the genome of the...

Authors
Kaur, R.; Shilpa; Kumar, K.; Sharma, N.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 046, pp 1-25

In the Mekong Region, the expansion of rubber plantations is a major threat to the remaining natural forests and has led to a considerable degradation of biodiversity. The shift from traditional agriculture to rubber cultivation additionally reduced landscape and agricultural system diversity and...

Authors
He Pia; Martin, K.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 044, pp 1-7

The concentrations of phenolics and other phytochemicals present in the peels, pulp/pomace and seeds of many fruits and vegetables namely citrus, apples, peaches, pears, banana, pomegranate, berries, mangoes, onions, potatoes, tomatoes and sugar beet are generally substantially higher than in their...

Authors
Wadhwa, M.; Bakshi, M. P. S.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 043, pp 1-25

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