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CAB Reviews

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

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The intensive and dynamic land-use and land-cover changes in Mato Grosso, Brazil, and the environmental costs of adopted agricultural practices over the years have attracted the attention of researchers and institutions. In order to evaluate these aspects, moderate resolution remote sensing data...

Author(s)
Chaves, M. E. D.; Alves, M. de C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 007, pp 1-9

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

High-value horticultural crops, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, aromatic plants and herbs, are key components of agricultural development and economic progress in developing countries. Tropical and subtropical fruit trees are normally grown in these areas, especially when they have a...

Author(s)
Hewett, E. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 054, pp 1-16

The tomato borer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) evolved from a local South American concern to become a worldwide threat in tomato production less than three decades after initially spreading throughout South America, and eventually through Europe, North Africa and Middle East...

Author(s)
Guedes, R. N. C.; Siqueira, H. A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 055, pp 1-7

Soybean rust, caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi Syd., is a major disease limiting soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] production in many areas of the world. Yield losses of up to 80% have been reported in experimental plots in Taiwan. Although the disease is not always yield limiting, it has the...

Author(s)
Hartman, G. L.; Hill, C. B.; Twizeyimana, M.; Miles, M. R.; Bandyopadhyay, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 025, pp 1-13

A biographical sketch is presented of the career of John Golding Myers (1897-1942), dealing with his early years in New Zealand and the start of his involvement in biological control at the Farnham House Laboratory in the UK (1926-1928), the years working on biological control in the Caribbean and...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Bennett, F. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 008, pp 1-18

Fossil-derived fuels currently supply 86% of the world's energy, even though it represents a finite resource. With the aim of reducing the fossil fuels dependency, alternative sources of energy have been pursued in recent years. In view of the urgent need to develop new technologies that may enable ...

Author(s)
Durães, F. O. M.; Laviola, B. G.; Alves, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 043, pp 1-8

Blast disease is one of the major constraints for food production in the world, affecting many crops of agricultural importance. Wheat blast, since it was first report in the mid-1980s, has been responsible for considerable damage on the wheat fields in several South American countries such as...

Author(s)
Maciel, J. L. N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 050, pp 1-8

This review attempts to assess the causal factors and their interrelations that cause decline of widespread European oak (Quercus) species. In particular, it provides an overview of recent advances in cause-effect research since 2000. The first recorded outbreak of oak decline took place in...

Author(s)
Thomas, F. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 037, pp 12 pp.

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is among the most important food staples worldwide, mainly because of its relatively high protein content and other valuable nutritional qualities. Unfortunately, common beans are highly susceptible to plant viruses in general, including one of the largest...

Author(s)
Blair, M. W.; Morales, F. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 089, pp 1-14

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