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Plant health is a key condition for a sustainable land use and rural economy. Drawing on a Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU)-funded project on the growing risk of plant diseases in the UK, current and future challenges to plant health are discussed. It is well recognized that farmers have an...

Author(s)
Pautasso, M.; Dehnen-Schmutz, K.; Ilbery, B.; Jeger, M. J.; Jones, G.; Little, R.; MacLeod, A.; Maye, D.; Parker, S.; Pietravalle, S.; Mills, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 063, pp 1-13
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The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

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Queenan, K.; Garnier, J.; Nielsen, L. R.; Buttigieg, S.; Meneghi, D. de; Holmberg, M.; Zinsstag, J.; Rüegg, S.; Häsler, B.; Kock, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 014, pp 1-17

Nitric oxide (NO) is a key signalling molecule in plants. Although the early work was in animals, it is clear that in plants too NO is involved in the regulation of a range of physiological events, including root growth and stomatal closure. The responses to stress challenges are some of the major...

Author(s)
Hancock, J. T.; Neill, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 033, pp 1-9

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...

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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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 020, pp 1-17

Pesticides based on microorganisms and their products have proven to be highly effective, species specific and eco-friendly in nature, leading to their adoption in pest management strategies around the world. The microbial biopesticide market constitutes about 90% of total biopesticides and there...

Author(s)
Opender Koul
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 056, pp 1-26

Phytophthora ramorum is a generalist plant pathogen that has been subject to a remarkable amount of research activity. One decade after its description, this oomycete now affects a wide range of hosts in both North America and Europe, both in the wild and in ornamental plant trade (e.g., Camellia, ...

Author(s)
Pautasso, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 024, pp 1-14

Fresh tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is one of the most consumed fruits and the preservation of its quality and shelf-life extension is a continuous challenge. An understanding of fruit deterioration factors allows the investigation of new approaches to reach this objective. Fruit preservation is...

Author(s)
Pinheiro, J.; Gonçalves, E. M.; Silva, C. L. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 061, pp 1-15

Urban areas are particularly susceptible to climate change. For instance, effects of increasing temperatures on public health and energy demands for cooling of buildings are further intensified by the urban heat island effect, and the current sewer infrastructure is not designed to handle predicted ...

Author(s)
Fryd, O.; Pauleit, S.; Bühler, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 053, pp 1-18

Detection and quantification of soil organisms using traditional methods (culture, plating and microscopy) are difficult and do not always allow identification. In the last decade, real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) has allowed rapid, sensitive, specific and high-throughput...

Author(s)
Bilodeau, G. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 014, pp 1-14

High-value horticultural crops, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, aromatic plants and herbs, are key components of agricultural development and economic progress in developing countries. Tropical and subtropical fruit trees are normally grown in these areas, especially when they have a...

Author(s)
Hewett, E. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 054, pp 1-16

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