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CAB Reviews

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

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Phoma macrostoma Montagne 94-44B is an effective bioherbicide for broadleaved weed reduction. In 2016, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations, granted full registration for the sale and use of the bioherbicide ...

Author(s)
Hynes, R. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 005, pp 1-9

Invasive alien species (IAS) are among the leading threats to biodiversity, food security and human well-being. Opuntia (prickly pear cactus) is one of the most widespread and naturalized in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya, with extreme effects on rural livelihoods and the environment....

Author(s)
Githae, E. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 003, pp 1-9

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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 001, pp 1-11

One of the main groups of bioactive components in the food, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries is phenolic compounds, which should be protected by encapsulation technologies because of their low bioavailability, low solubility, untargeted release and undesirable taste. Nanoencapsulation...

Author(s)
Assadpour, E.; Jafari, S. M.; Esfanjani, A. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 057, pp 1-8

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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
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, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14

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