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CAB Reviews

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

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Sow-mortality rates in the US breeding herds have been increasing in recent years. Based on reports in the scientific literature, sow-mortality rates started increasing by the mid- to late-1990s. This reality continues to be documented through database evaluation and reports from herd managers and...

Author(s)
China Supakorn; Moeller, G.; Stock, J. D.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 026, pp 1-9

Climate change will pose challenges for the world's food supply in the coming decades. As a leading agricultural state with a diverse agricultural portfolio, California will face its own unique regional challenges due to its complex agricultural inter-dependencies. As veterinarians and animal...

Author(s)
Pitesky, M.; James, J.; Pandey, P.; Mitloehner, F.; Cadena, M.; Aly, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 002, pp 1-8

Women have played an integral role in agricultural production for centuries. This article reviews multiple perspectives on women's involvement in US agricultural production, including economics, rural sociology, geography, gender ethnography and similarly related fields. We focus on studies...

Author(s)
Lange, K.; Rachna Tewari; Zivkovic, S.; McCallister, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 025, pp 1-9

Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Author(s)
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18

Common carp is a widespread freshwater fish inhabiting lower and mid streams of rivers and shallow confined waters in Eurasia. Carp aquaculture in shallow, man-made ponds has a long history and now common carp is the most widely cultured freshwater fish species in the world. In many regions, carp...

Author(s)
Steinhagen, D.; Jung-Schroers, V.; Adamek, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 041, pp 1-10

Swine welfare has become an ever increasing area of public interest in the United States (USA) and has resulted in dramatic changes to legislation, policy and practices in swine production. Over the past decades, consumer engagement, animal protection campaigns and increase knowledge about swine...

Author(s)
Pairis-Garcia, M. D.; Johnson, A. K.; Azarpajouh, S.; Colpoys, J. D.; Rademacher, C. J.; Millman, S. T.; Webb, S. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 025, pp 1-9

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

Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

Author(s)
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 048, pp 1-10

The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) is a popular pet in many societies; however, the attitudes of people towards cats vary greatly among stakeholders. Today, cats fill roles as companions, competitors, hunters of small prey, and in some communities, perceived as a nuisance. There are both...

Author(s)
Siracusa, C.; Provoost, L. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 047, pp 1-6

Health issues affecting the wildlife, domestic animals and humans that utilize public landscapes constantly challenge the US Department of the Interior (DOI). This mini-review examines DOI efforts to elevate the importance of ecosystem and wildlife health both within its own ranks and in the One...

Author(s)
Gibbs, S. E. J.; Bond, C. D. R. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 018, pp 1-2

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