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CAB Reviews

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

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This review is a summary of a new catalog on the use of classical biological control of arthropods in North America since 1985. In this new catalog, we reviewed releases since 1985 of exotic parasitoids and predaceous insects for classical biocontrol of invasive insects in Canada, Mexico, the...

Author(s)
Driesche, R. van; Winston, R. L.; Duan, J. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 037, pp 1-9

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a contagious prion disease affecting four species of free-ranging and captive cervids in North America. Geographic detection and distribution of CWD notably increased after 2002, although the disease has been present in North America since at least the 1960s. CWD is ...

Author(s)
Ketz, A. C.; Storm, D. J.; Samuel, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 038, pp 1-15

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...

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

Gardening has been practiced by humans for food and aesthetic purposes for thousands of years. As urbanization intensifies globally, gardening is increasing in both popularity and extent in urban and suburban regions of the world, thus increasing its impact on the environments. Here we discuss the...

Author(s)
Wang XianZhong; Clark, P. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 052, pp 1-14

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

Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) is considered to be one of the most economically important viral fish diseases. This review aims to summarize knowledge on the present distribution of VHS, advances in development of diagnostic methods and implications for resulting interventions against the...

Author(s)
Wahli, T.; Bergmann, S. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 002, pp 1-10

Since the early 1980s, Escherichia coli O157 has emerged as one of the most significant pathogens of public health relevance not because of the incidence of the illness, which is much lower than that of other food-borne pathogens such as Campylobacter or Salmonella, but because of the severity of...

Author(s)
Nastasijevic, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 061, pp 1-19

Dairy heifers, particularly when <3 months, are at high risk for mortality and morbidity. Accurate data are lacking because of poor recording on farm, difficulties over disease diagnosis and potential bias of farm selection. Mortality during rearing varied from 6 to 14% between studies. The...

Author(s)
Johnson, K.; Burn, C. C.; Wathes, D. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 059, pp 1-10

The pea leaf weevil, Sitona lineatus L. (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), is a significant pest of field pea (Pisum sativum L.) and broad bean (Vicia faba L.) crops throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America and it has recently become an established pest in the Canadian prairies. The geographical ...

Author(s)
Vankosky, M.; Dosdall, L. M.; Cárcamo, H. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 007, pp 1-18

Forest services are benefits generated for society by the existence of certain forest types and their attributes. The particular mix of services, and their amount and quality, depend on the condition of the forest resource. Water and nitrogen processes are determined to a great extent by forest...

Author(s)
Gadow, K. von; Kurttila, M.; Leskinen, P.; Leskinen, L.; Nuutinen, T.; Pukkala, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 038, pp 15 pp.

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