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CAB Reviews

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

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Banana and plantain are important fruit crops grown in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Millions of resource-poor people depend on them for their livelihood and food security. These fruit crops are destroyed by several viral diseases causing serious economic losses wherever the...

Author(s)
Selvarajan, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 050, 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

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

Rice hoja blanca (RHB; white leaf) devastated rice (Oryza sativa) plantings in tropical America for half a century, before scientists could either identify its causal agent or understand the nature of its cyclical epidemics. The association of the planthopper Tagosodes orizicolus with RHB...

Author(s)
Morales, F. J.; Jennings, P. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 043, pp 1-16

Global reliance on the use of fossil fuels has increased dramatically over the past century but we are now at a crossroads. Questions have been raised about the long-term availability of the energy resource supply, as shown by the Hubbard Curve for petroleum. (Hirsch RL. The Shape of World Oil...

Author(s)
Sedjo, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 069, pp 8 pp.

Rice is the major staple food of the world's population. In 2003, more than 3 billion people depended on rice for food energy and protein. Global rice production has more than doubled since 1965. The production increase was largely the result of rising yields and of the expansion in rice-harvested...

Author(s)
Nguyen, N. V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 067, pp 9 pp.

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

Author(s)
Thomas, D.; Grof, B.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1986, 56, 10, pp 447-454

Author(s)
Thomas, D.; Grof, B.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1986, 56, 11, pp 511-525

Author(s)
Thomas, D.; Grof, B.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1986, 56, 12, pp 557-565

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