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CAB Reviews

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

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The emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases including zoonoses and persistence of neglected zoonotic diseases threaten the global health and economy of rural societies now more than any time in the history of humanity. Animals are the main reservoirs of zoonotic disease agents, and...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Hailat, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 027, pp 1-11

With the impact of climate change becoming increasingly apparent, there have been calls for world leaders to take measures aimed at mitigating the potential effect on the environment of the rapid expansion in human population, urbanisation, deforestation, agricultural development, industrialisation ...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Lever, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 026, pp 1-11
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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

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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