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CAB Reviews

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

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Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell (Salviniaceae) (giant salvinia), a floating aquatic fern of Brazilian origin, has been dispersed to much of the tropical and subtropical parts of the world since the mid-1900s, where it is invasive and damaging. Herbicide application and mechanical control of this...

Author(s)
Coetzee, J. A.; Hill, M. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 033, pp 1-11

Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright ex Sauvalle (=Mimosa invisa Mart.) (Mimosaceae) is a perennial weedy shrub of neotropical origin and a serious biotic threat in its invasive range. Despite its invasiveness and associated problems, there are surprisingly few reviews on this weed. This paper, therefore,...

Author(s)
Uyi, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 014, pp 1-8

The linking of climate projections and insect pest models is an important step for determining effective management and counter-measures. There is an urgent need to link pest models and climate change projections for a better understanding of the outcomes of climate change-inflicted variations in...

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Choudhary, J. S.; Madhumita Kumari; Fand, B. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 055, pp 1-13

Minimizing pre-consumer losses in agri-food value chains is crucial for planetary health and for reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This action stands to benefit animal, human and environmental health. Comprehensive, quantified-feedback systems along agri-food value chains...

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Wingett, K.; Allman-Farinelli, M.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 033, pp 1-12

Epidemiological and rodent studies suggest an association between vitamin D deficiency and brain disorders. To date, many mechanisms have been proposed to explain the role of vitamin D on brain function. However, no causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and a specific brain disorder has...

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Al-Amin, M. M.; Sullivan, R. K. P.; Jaeschke, K. N.; Burne, T. H. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 040, pp 1-16

Family chickens provide nutrition and income for poor families in rural areas in developing countries. Newcastle disease is a major constraint limiting the productivity of these flocks. Imported commercial Newcastle disease vaccines, requiring foreign exchange and coming in large dose containers,...

Author(s)
Spradbrow, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 011, pp 1-17

This review is motivated by (i) the magnitude of the threat to world food security and diversity of natural vegetation posed by viral and bacterial pathogens of plants at a time of accelerating climate change; and (ii) the inadequate attention given to this subject by earlier reviews on climate...

Author(s)
Jones, R. A. C.; Barbetti, M. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 022, pp 1-33

Amoebic gill disease (AGD) is a severely debilitating disease, which mainly affects the salmonid industry. It causes high production losses worldwide, including Tasmania, where it is the main health problem in farmed Atlantic salmon. Without the use of control procedures such as fresh water bathing ...

Author(s)
Wallach, M.; Nowak, B. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 058, pp 1-6

A range of risk assessment systems has been applied to the field of weed management globally to address the ever-growing problem of plant invasions. Here, we review the development of risk assessment and management systems across the spectrum of weed management, spanning pre-border (quarantine),...

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Downey, P. O.; Johnson, S. B.; Virtue, J. G.; Williams, P. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 038, pp 1-15

Most applications of genomic selection (GS) have so far been in animals, especially dairy cattle, although theoretical studies have also been conducted for maize. For the last 50 years, commercial breeding programmes for dairy cattle have been based on the progeny test scheme, which results in an...

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 023, pp 1-10

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