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Over the last century, livestock systems have undergone a progressive intensification process, which brought to light many environmental and agronomical issues, mainly related to manure management. An agroecological approach has also been advocated to develop more sustainable systems and ensure a...

Author(s)
Bona, D.; Iussig, G.; Silvestri, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 006, pp 1-12

The majority of food waste is generated at the consumption stage. Research on consumer food waste is increasing very fast, as well as the effort in the quantification of the amount of food waste generated at home. This review analyses the most relevant studies in this regard with the aim of (i)...

Author(s)
Cicatiello, C.; Giordano, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 056, pp 1-8

Large numbers of livestock are transported to slaughter. The journeys may cause considerable animal stress and suffering. They often involve separation from familiar groups and places, as well as exposure to a range of stressful stimuli. Stockpersons do not always understand the principles of...

Author(s)
Hultgren, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 054, pp 1-15

Understanding how agricultural practices affect crop residue retention in soil organic matter (SOM) fractions is necessary to apply strategies that maintain or increase the SOM level in cold humid temperate agroecosystems. This review describes how SOM fractions, i.e. physically uncomplexed,...

Author(s)
Tian Tian; Whalen, J. K.; Dutilleul, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 060, pp 1-15

Phosphorus (P) is a non-substitutable agricultural nutrient. Traditionally, agriculture was underpinned by natural processes leading to the release of phosphates which are available to crops, phosphate deposition from flooding and air, and often also by the recycling of organic residues. In parts...

Author(s)
Reijnders, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 026, pp 1-9

The buffalo species represents the mainstay of the rural economy of small farmers in many developing countries, and is also an important source of protein. Because of its area of origin, it shows some peculiar characteristics regarding protein requirements and nitrogen balance. Therefore, this...

Author(s)
Campanile, G.; Neglia, G.; Vecchio, D.; Palo, R. di; Gasparrini, B.; Zicarelii, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 007, pp 1-8

With the sharp rise in global prices for petroleum, growing concerns about the depletion of non-renewable raw materials and the worldwide interest in sustainability, responsible packaging production and an effective management of waste has created a growing interest in developing crop-based...

Author(s)
Cruz-Romero, M.; Kerry, J. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 074, pp 1-25

Livestock operations contribute significantly to the agricultural output of many developed and developing nations. Over the past several decades, increased concentration of livestock farms, particularly in the USA, Europe, Canada and Australia, has spurred greater concern over the environmental...

Author(s)
Osei, E.; Keplinger, K. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 039, pp 15 pp.

Constructed ecosystems are engineered to perform functions, such as bioremediation of contaminants, and are increasingly viewed as green alternatives to conventional technologies. Augmenting biodiversity of managed systems such as agroecosystems has been shown to improve yields and other functions...

Author(s)
Ranalli, M.; Lundholm, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 034, pp 16 pp.

Nutrient management on dairy operations has become more complex as society demands more attention be placed on environmental stewardship. Although nutrient management has traditionally focused on an individual field basis, there is a need for dairy operations to focus on nutrients at a whole-farm...

Author(s)
Harrison, J. H.; Nennich, T. D.; White, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 020, pp 12 pp.

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