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CAB Reviews

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

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Innovations affect societies in various ways. For example, the latest innovations in cell phones and electronics are readily adopted without hesitation. However, many innovations regarding the breeding of plants, the production of food crops and the processing of food products, can be met with fear ...

Author(s)
Smyth, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 021, pp 1-6

A brief view on the importance of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is given by discussing the concept since it was first advocated in 1959 up to the adoption of IPM as a policy within the European Union. Reference is made to the need for crop monitoring and improved application techniques as well...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 012, pp 1-2

Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) meets about 30% of the global demand for sucrose while potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the world's fourth staple food crop contributing to a significant proportion of global food needs. As world population increases, increasing the yields of these crops sustainably is...

Author(s)
Mahmood, S. A.; Murdoch, A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 061, pp 1-12

Emerging plant pests and diseases are a threat to biodiversity, food security and sustainability. In Europe, recent plant health emergencies include European ash dieback (due to the ascomycete Hymenoscyphus fraxineus), the outbreak of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa on olive trees in Apulia, Italy ...

Author(s)
Pautasso, M.; Petter, F.; Rortais, A.; Roy, A. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 021, pp 1-16

Postweaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a significant enteric disease causing considerable economic losses for the pig industry. Among several aetiological risk factors, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is considered to be a major cause. After being routinely used for several decades to control...

Author(s)
Sugiharto, S.; Jensen, B. B.; Jensen, K. H.; Lauridsen, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 052, pp 1-16

A cost and responsibility sharing scheme (CRSS) is gaining interest in Member States (MSs) to prevent and control notifiable veterinary and phytosanitary risks. A vital part of this is a public private partnership (PPP) in which farmers and national governments decide how costs and responsibilities ...

Author(s)
Asseldonk, M. A. P. M. van; Bergevoet, R. H. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 045, pp 1-10

Nowadays, there is an increasing concern for the public health about the consequences from the long and increased use of antibiotics in livestock production. The use of antibiotics in animal feed as growth promoters has been completely banned by the European Union since 2006, based on their...

Author(s)
Papatsiros, V. G.; Katsoulos, P. D.; Koutoulis, K. C.; Karatzia, M.; Dedousi, A.; Christodoulopoulos, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 032, pp 1-15

Nutrition and health claims are voluntary claims on food indicating favourable nutritional content or health benefits of the food. Nutrition and health claims on food are increasingly regulated in the world market. This process is accompanied by intensive stakeholder discussions on the possible...

Author(s)
Aschemann-Witzel, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 033, pp 1-7

The biomass of forest vegetation expands in all EU countries. This review analyses the long-term development of forest vegetation and, thereby, the sequestration of carbon in forest biomass in the EU, country by country. The sequestration estimates and their uncertainties are assessed focusing on...

Author(s)
Kauppi, P.; Rautiainen, A.; Lehtonen, A.; Saikku, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 041, pp 1-14

The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture has been controversial since the late 1990s, and the question of how to regulate the products of modern agricultural biotechnology is central to that debate. Aside from potential impacts on human health and the environment, regulators...

Author(s)
RamjouƩ, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 096, pp 1-10

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