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The majority of food waste is generated at the consumption stage. Research on consumer food waste is increasing very fast, as well as the effort in the quantification of the amount of food waste generated at home. This review analyses the most relevant studies in this regard with the aim of (i)...

Author(s)
Cicatiello, C.; Giordano, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 056, pp 1-8

Soyabean, because of its importance in food security and wide diversity of uses in industrial applications, is one of the world's most important crops. There are a number of abiotic and biotic constraints that threaten soyabean production. Soyabean pests are major biotic constraints limiting...

Author(s)
Heinrichs, E. A.; Muniappan, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 055, pp 1-44

Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are increasingly being used as biological control of insect pests due to their successful biocontrol activity against various economically important insect pests. Despite the growing success of EPNs, their effective use in orchards remains rather scarce. The...

Author(s)
Belien, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 058, pp 1-11

Large numbers of livestock are transported to slaughter. The journeys may cause considerable animal stress and suffering. They often involve separation from familiar groups and places, as well as exposure to a range of stressful stimuli. Stockpersons do not always understand the principles of...

Author(s)
Hultgren, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 054, pp 1-15

In classical genetics and plant breeding, plant phenotypes are explained by genotype, environment and their interactions. Currently, the epigenetic component is recognized as another element functioning together with genetics and environment to determine phenotypic traits. Understanding the...

Author(s)
Xu JiHua; House, M.; Booker, H.; Tanino, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 044, pp 1-11

Green roofs provide multiple environmental benefits. These include storm-water retention, water purification, insulation of the building, air quality and carbon sequestration and biodiversity enhancement. Green roofs can be classified as sustainable extensive green roofs (no additional fertilizer,...

Author(s)
Salman, I. N. A.; Schindler, B.; Agra, H.; Bawab, O.; Friedman-Heiman, A.; Kadas, G. J.; Seifan, M.; Blaustein, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 039, pp 1-14

This review reiterates the lack of diversity in Indian diets, especially with regard to fruits, vegetables and pulses, resulting in a deficient intake of essential micro-nutrients. It also highlights the variations in nutrient intake across the life cycle determined by gender and other...

Author(s)
Rama Narayanan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 041, pp 1-7

Fasciolosis is a snail-borne disease, causing serious public and veterinary health problems worldwide. This disease is produced by infection with Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica through the consumption of vegetables or water contaminated with the parasite's metacercarial cysts. Both species ...

Author(s)
Vázquez, A. A.; Alda, P.; Lounnas, M.; Sabourin, E.; Alba, A.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 062, pp 1-15

Recent advances in the surgical and multimodality management of oesophageal cancer have led to improved survival for patients treated with curative intent. Survivors may struggle to adapt to the profound nutritional impact of oesophageal cancer surgery, and addressing dietary and related...

Author(s)
Murphy, C. F.; Reynolds, J. V.; Roux, C. W. le
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 043, pp 1-16

Yellow fever (YF) is an infectious disease caused by the YF virus (YFV) that, in its most severe form, is characterized by jaundice, fever, liver and renal failure, and neurologic and haemorrhagic manifestations. In the Americas, the virus has two well-established cycles of transmission: the wild...

Author(s)
Silveira, L. B.; Ferreira, N. N.; Branco, N. T. da C.; Fonseca, B. A. L. da
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 040, pp 1-7

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