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CAB Reviews

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

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Disease is an important limitation on aquatic production, particularly for intensified aquaculture. Disease spread depends on behaviour of the pathogens on local scales and over short periods, their interaction with currents operating over many kilometres and days and the build-up of infection in...

Author(s)
Murray, A. G.; Salama, N. K. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 032, pp 1-11

The majority of Muslims only consume Halal food because they believe the consumption of such foods is a commandment from Allah (God). Whilst Halal food may be readily available in Muslim-majority countries, Muslims living in the West often encounter a great deal of difficulty in finding Halal food. ...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 007, pp 1-7

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Author(s)
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 053, pp 1-9

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

E-commerce has emerged as a viable option for connecting agribusinesses and consumers within the food marketing system. The purpose of this review is to assess the current status and impact of e-commerce in the food marketing system. The review comprises issues related to adoption and use of...

Author(s)
Carpio, C. E.; Lange, K. Y.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 023, pp 1-8

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

Author(s)
Barron, R. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 023, pp 1-10

Biochar has consistently been proposed for improving soil fertility by increasing nutrient and soil water availability. We critically reviewed the recent literature, focussing particularly on these agronomic aspects. We clarify the differences between biochar made from plant (plant-derived biochar, ...

Author(s)
Scott, H. L.; Ponsonby, D.; Atkinson, C. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 019, pp 1-19

Prion diseases or transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are fatal neurodegenerative conditions of humans and various vertebrate species. Scrapie, a naturally occurring prion disease of sheep, is considered to be the prototypic TSE. The transmissible agent responsible for these conditions ...

Author(s)
Bujdoso, R.; Thackray, A. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 058, pp 1-15

Plant health is a key condition for a sustainable land use and rural economy. Drawing on a Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU)-funded project on the growing risk of plant diseases in the UK, current and future challenges to plant health are discussed. It is well recognized that farmers have an...

Author(s)
Pautasso, M.; Dehnen-Schmutz, K.; Ilbery, B.; Jeger, M. J.; Jones, G.; Little, R.; MacLeod, A.; Maye, D.; Parker, S.; Pietravalle, S.; Mills, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 063, pp 1-13

All members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons are required to be able to provide emergency care, first aid and euthanasia for farm animals including poultry. They should be able to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. However, the very size of cattle makes the known principles difficult ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 056, pp 1-3

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