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CAB Reviews

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West Nile virus (WNV; family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus) is currently the most widely distributed arbovirus in the world. It is maintained in nature in an enzootic cycle between ornithophilic mosquitoes and avian hosts. At least five lineages of WNV have been reported based on nucleotide...

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Kauffman, E.; Kramer, L. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 011, pp 1-15

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

Each year, a large number of grasshopper species invade agrosystems worldwide, causing major economic losses and damages. Chemical and biological methods are used for controlling the population size of these species; however, the efficiency of these control methods is limited, as they usually lead...

Author(s)
Cerritos, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 017, pp 1-9

The aim of the present study is to measure the driving forces that take place at the Mecoacan estuary, Tabasco. Although aquaculture practices have been implemented as an alternative to fishing, and to improve the current levels of fisheries' productions, the results showed that conditions within...

Author(s)
Pérez-Sánchez, E.; Muir, J. F.; Ross, L. G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 91-108

This paper presents an analysis of fisheries development in Mexico. We argue that both fostering international trade and marine biodiversity conservation concerns have deeply influenced recent fisheries development in Mexico, causing a number of changes in both laws and institutions. These changes...

Author(s)
Aguilar Ibarra, A.; Peña Jiménez, A.; González-Cano, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 119-129

A discussion.

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Santos, R.; Sarmiento, L.; Belmar, R.; Vado, I.; Abreu, E.; Lean, I. J.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1996, 17, 2, pp 57N-59N

This comprehensive review deals first with the Maize Programme at CIMMYT, referring to crop improvement, the 4 ecological zones recognized (lowland tropics, subtropics, midaltitude regions and highland zones), international testing and genetic resource management. There follows a discussion of...

Author(s)
Wedderburn, R. N.; Listman, G. M.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1993, 63, 8, pp 1027-1035

An introductory overview of the work CIMMYT spans the period from the 1950s, when CIMMYT's predecessor concentrated on Mexican problems, to the present day (1992) when CIMMYT addresses challenges in 7 major agroecological zones worldwide, employing 25 senior staff working on germplasm improvement,...

Author(s)
Rajaram, S.; Varughese, G.; Abdalla, O.; Pfeiffer, W. H.; Ginkel, M. van
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1993, 63, 2, pp 131-139

A review. The introduction of hair sheep into the Americas from Africa has resulted in the availability of an animal that has proven to be a reliable source of meat protein for developing countries. The different types of hair sheep, including the Pelibuey, are well adapted and resistant to...

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Reyna, A. G.; Méndez, J. V.; Foote, W. C.; Murphy, B. D.
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1991, 59, 6, pp 509-524

After a brief introduction to biodeterioration of metals which covers both the nature of the process and the role of participating microorganisms, the main geographical, industrial and economic characteristics are listed for the 5 Latin American countries which have developed studies on biological...

Author(s)
Videla, H. A.
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1990, 4, 1, pp 1-11

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