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For the review at hand the ISI web of knowledge was searched for the keyword combination forest+management+planning. Close to 200 articles were found with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2013 and 2015. The 'top 5' sub-topics found amongst them are climate change,...

Authors
Griess, V. C.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 005, pp 1-6

In recent years, the share of developing countries in global milk production has increased significantly. Despite the breakthroughs in milk production, average productivity of livestock is quite low in the region, mainly because of imbalanced feeding in terms of protein, energy and minerals....

Authors
Garg, M. R.; Sherasia, P. L.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 006, pp 1-8

This paper explores the limits to the economic valuation of ecosystem services. It observes that economics has an important role in the design of policy tools that can stimulate the delivery of beneficial ecosystem services, but acknowledges that the relationship between human beings and the...

Authors
Bullock, C.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 002, pp 1-11

From 2003 to date (2015), confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks in poultry and humans have been reported, however, certain quantitative parameters remain lacking. We obtained 846 reports of HPAI H5N1 outbreaks in poultry in Africa (2006-2015), and 844 reports in humans...

Authors
Fasanmi, O. G.; Laleye, A. T.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 004, pp 1-12

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

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