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Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 002, pp 1-12

This study aimed to propose general guidelines for an animal welfare (AW) management system based on the hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) to develop an AW strategy appropriate for individual organizations of the animal food chain. Main adaptations for steps within pre-hazard...

Author(s)
Souza, A. P. de O.; Molento, C. F. M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 001, pp 1-11

Future strategies for sustainable food security will need to get greater productivity from available land, labour, water and other resources, producing more food, as much as possible, with reduced inputs. The System of Crop Intensification (SCI) which emerged from an agroecological production...

Author(s)
Berhe, T.; Gebretsadik, Z.; Uphoff, N.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 054, pp 1-12

A new paradigm - 'sustainable nutrition' - has emerged where distinct streams of scientific discourse are beginning to overlap: in global change, environmental science, agriculture, food security, nutrition, sustainable development and public health. A broadening of perspective has accompanied this...

Author(s)
Gustafson, D. I.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 056, pp 1-10

The rapid drop in cost and increase in throughput of nucleic acid sequencing has provided many opportunities for aquaculture genetics and breeding. Genome-wide genetic marker data can now be readily generated in a cost-effective manner, even for species without extensive prior genomic tools. The...

Author(s)
Palaiokostas, C.; Houston, R. D.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 055, pp 1-10

The inherently systemic concept of ecosystem services recognizes multiple, qualitatively differing societal benefits, yet most services remain overlooked by contemporary markets and policy drivers contributing to ecosystem degradation. Societal transition from reductive, reactive decision-making...

Author(s)
Everard, M.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 060, pp 1-10

Urban agriculture is an essential component of sustainable cities as the activities and interactions of urban cultivation address all three of the core elements of sustainability, economics, environmental issues, and social justice. Therefore, urban agriculture should be considered fundamental...

Author(s)
Winklerprins, A. M. G. A.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 059, pp 1-2

Abattoirs are major sources of valuable information for animal disease outbreaks, but also an environment for transmission of meat-borne zoonoses, which may constitute a major threat to public health and food safety. This study aims to identify common abattoir zoonoses, the geographic distribution...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Ayodeji, I. O.; Oloso, N. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14

For the review at hand, Clarivate Analytic's web of science search platform was searched for the keyword combination forest+plantation. The search found 944 articles with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2010 and 2017. The top 3 subtopics identified were soil,...

Author(s)
Griess, V. C.; Jackson, D. J.; Werner, H. G.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 029, pp 1-5

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 050, pp 1-13

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