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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Apicomplexan parasites are responsible for important livestock diseases that affect the production of much needed protein resources, and those transmissible to humans pose a public health risk. Vaccines, recognized as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly method for the prevention of...

Author(s)
Florin-Christensen, M.; Schnittger, L.; Bastos, R. G.; Rathinasamy, V. A.; Cooke, B. M.; Alzan, H. F.; Suarez, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 024, pp 1-23

Red rot of sugarcane was recorded more than 100 years before in Java, India, Argentina, USA and other countries, and it is one of the most devastating diseases of sugarcane. Since the cultivated sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) has failed across the countries, systematic inter-specific...

Author(s)
Viswanathan, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 023, pp 1-57

Plant protection products (PPP) are regulated products that require authorization in the country where they are sold. Operator and reentry worker safety when handling pesticides is one of the safety considerations that must be addressed as part of the registration process. Personal protective...

Author(s)
Shaw, A.; Briand, O.; Urtizberea, M.; Durand-Réville, J.; Bois-Marchand, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 025, pp 1-8

Seasonal and low forage availability and quality, shrinking of grassland area, and poor grassland management are the main causes of low soil fertility and animal production in tropical grasslands. One sustainable way to overcome the problems is through establishment of grass-legume intercropping in ...

Author(s)
Rusdy, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 021, pp 1-9

Algae are a great source of mineral salts, vitamins, proteins and trace metals necessary for human metabolism. Interest of introducing algae into human nutrition in western countries has increased in recent years. Humans can also consume algae indirectly because they are a source of different...

Author(s)
Sarvananda, L.; Premarathna, A. D.; Shafras, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 020, pp 1-10

Despite efforts to reduce global food insecurity, success has been limited in many developing countries due to numerous inherent problems. The challenges and vulnerabilities associated with food security in these countries have been exacerbated by the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a...

Author(s)
Erinle, K. O.; Ogwu, M. C.; Evivie, S. E.; Zaheer, M. S.; Ogunyemi, S. O.; Adeniran, S. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 016, pp 1-16

Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria Forskål) is one of the most serious agricultural pests in the world due to its voracity, speed of reproduction, and range of flight. We discuss the current state of knowledge on its biological control using microorganisms and botanical extracts. Metarhizium...

Author(s)
Githae, E. W.; Kuria, E. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 013, pp 1-8

Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy and livelihood in South Asia. Of the many biotic stresses in agriculture, weeds pose a continuous threat and cause considerable yield losses in the major crops. In the past, ample human labour was available for weed management in South Asia....

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Anil Shrestha; Anwar, M. P.; Islam, A. K. M. M.; Gurung, T.; Suman Dhakal; Asif Tanveer; Javaid, M. M.; Mubashar Nadeem; Ikram, N. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 017, pp 1-14

The global context of climate change predicts increases in the risk of important climatic factors that could directly influence plant survival and crop yields. Such projections are made using models of plant growth and development, climate, and possible future scenarios. However, the use of...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, S. L.; Farias, J. R. B.; Sibaldelli, R. N. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 011, pp 1-10

Root pruning is a horticultural practice from ages ago that has potential benefits on tree crop growth regulation and production. It is followed in orchards as a growth control mechanism of vigorously growing fruit trees. The growth regulation in trees is brought about by many physiological...

Author(s)
Mathiyazhagan, K.; Bose, M. S. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 012, pp 1-12

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