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CAB Reviews

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The status of weed biological control in the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries was assessed, and opportunities to develop biological control in the region are proposed. Twenty biological control agents targeting nine weed species have been introduced into GMS countries, with 13 agents...

Author(s)
Day, M. D.; Shen ShiCai; Xu GaoFeng; Zhang FuDou; Winston, R. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 014, pp 1-12

From 2003 to date (2015), confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks in poultry and humans have been reported, however, certain quantitative parameters remain lacking. We obtained 846 reports of HPAI H5N1 outbreaks in poultry in Africa (2006-2015), and 844 reports in humans...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Laleye, A. T.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 004, pp 1-12

In the Mekong Region, the expansion of rubber plantations is a major threat to the remaining natural forests and has led to a considerable degradation of biodiversity. The shift from traditional agriculture to rubber cultivation additionally reduced landscape and agricultural system diversity and...

Author(s)
He Pia; Martin, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 044, pp 1-7

Land use change has become increasingly acknowledged as an important issue in terms of understanding the processes of global change. Hence, land use decision-making by smallholder communities in developing countries become a vital part of the broader comprehension of environmental and social change ...

Author(s)
Mertz, O.; Reenberg, A.; Bruun, T. B.; Birch-Thomsen, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 043, pp 11 pp.

Pigs are of great importance in Vietnam because of their contribution to human nutrition, their role in agricultural production systems and their economic function. Vietnam's pig herd is the largest in Southeast Asia. This paper reviews the Vietnamese pig production sector. Starting with an...

Author(s)
Lemke, U.; Mergenthaler, M.; Rössler, R.; Huyen, L. T. T.; Herold, P.; Kaufmann, B.; Zárate, A. V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 023, pp 15 pp.

The general economic development in Asia has resulted in the reallocation of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) utilization between pig feed and starch processing. In China, which produces 85% of the world's sweet potato, about 45% is fed to pigs. Vietnam, the second largest world producer, allocates...

Author(s)
Peters, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2004, 25, 1, pp 25N-34N

This paper briefly reviews breeds and breeding systems, production systems, and the prospects for pig production in Vietnam. Passing reference is made to feed production and veterinary services.

Author(s)
Hai, L. T.; Nguyen, N. H.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 3, pp 91N-94N

Author(s)
Le Thanh Hai; Doan Van Giai; Le Pham Dai; Vu Thi Lan Phuong
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1995, 16, 2, pp 61N-63N

Priorities for biotechnology in Vietnam are briefly considered. The need is emphasised to integrate biotechnology into a sustainable agricultural system, and only when it offers possibilities not attainable through conventional techniques. Achievements in Vietnam in animal, plant, biofertilizer and ...

Author(s)
Tran Duy Quy; Nguyen Ngoc Hai
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1995, 7, 11, pp 217N-219N

Author(s)
Tran The Thong
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 4, pp 415-418

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