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Application of agricultural limestone to increase alkalinity to about 50 mg/l improves production in fertilized ponds and enhances water quality in ponds for feed-based aquaculture. Burnt lime and hydrated lime cause an initial high pH, but they can be applied to bottoms of empty ponds for the...

Authors
Boyd, C. E.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 015, pp 1-10

Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America bear a significant proportion of the global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). LMICs are unable to respond appropriately to their NCD burden because of a complex blend of epidemiological, demographic, health...

Authors
Aikins, A. de G.; Agyemang, C.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 027, pp 1-8

Animal diseases are a significant source of lost revenue in livestock production systems. Reduction and control of diseases has traditionally been done under three management programs: eradication by test and slaughter, vaccination, and use of antibiotics. However, inadequate efficacy of vaccines...

Authors
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 026, pp 1-20

Vector-borne diseases have a worldwide distribution and are associated with a significant burden causing over one million deaths annually. Dengue and malaria are the most prevalent mosquito-borne diseases globally. Vectors transmit the infections to human and animal hosts and are the primary...

Authors
Bouzid, M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 021, pp 1-10

Slaughterhouses are key locations where contamination occurs along the processing chain of red meat. Bearing in mind that there are high levels of zoonotic and food-borne diseases in Nigeria, a search was conducted, with the exploration and filtration of databases and repositories of Google...

Authors
Fasanmi, O. G.; Balogun, F. A.; Makinde, G. E. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 025, pp 1-12

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

Authors
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 024, pp 1-14

Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

Authors
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 020, pp 1-17

Despite being eradicated from Europe and probably the rest of the world, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) continues to plague sub-Saharan Africa affecting at least 25 countries, in particular Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania, Cameroon, Angola, Nigeria and Zambia. Evidence has shown that the...

Authors
Olorunshola, I. D.; Peters, A. R.; Scacchia, M.; Nicholas, R. A. J.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 019, pp 1-7

Randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses have demonstrated the potential protective effect of cocoa and chocolate consumption with respect to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk markers. Findings from experimental studies are in concordance with observational data, which include reduction in...

Authors
Mellor, D. D.; Georgousopoulou, E. N.; Naumovski, N.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 018, pp 1-7

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease among children. One of the features of fatty liver disease is high level of serum aminotransferases, which indicates liver cells damage. Antioxidants, reduce the effect of oxidant chemicals, which are produced in...

Authors
Papandreou, D.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 012, pp 1-2

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