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CAB Reviews

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

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Forests are the largest source of terrestrial biodiversity and contain over half of the world's terrestrial plant and animal species. In addition to the multitude of species supported by forest systems, forests are also responsible for life-sustaining ecological processes such as nutrient cycling...

Author(s)
Sunderland, T.; O’Connor, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 019, pp 1-10

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

Many plant species of tropical African origin have substantial socio-economic and cultural importance among the rural populace. A good number of these species exhibit long-term ethno-medicinal relevance to the African people. Besides, they have major food and nutritional values that have guaranteed ...

Author(s)
Baiyeri, P. K.; Ugese, F. D.; Nwobodo, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 012, pp 1-12

The theme of the loss of biodiversity in recent years has become increasingly important as highlighted by the United Nations General Assembly which declared the 2011-2020 period as the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. In this context, the preservation and rational use of autochthonous cattle...

Author(s)
Curone, G.; Filipe, J.; Cremonesi, P.; Piccioli-Cappelli, F.; Trevisi, E.; Amadori, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 024, pp 1-11

Malaysia is inhabited by ≥25 nonhuman primate species from five families, one of the most diverse primate faunas on earth. Unfortunately, most Malaysian primates are threatened with extinction due to habitat loss, degradation, and fragmentation, hunting and the synergies among these processes....

Author(s)
Lappan, S.; Ruppert, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 004, pp 1-10

Green roofs provide multiple environmental benefits. These include storm-water retention, water purification, insulation of the building, air quality and carbon sequestration and biodiversity enhancement. Green roofs can be classified as sustainable extensive green roofs (no additional fertilizer,...

Author(s)
Salman, I. N. A.; Schindler, B.; Agra, H.; Bawab, O.; Friedman-Heiman, A.; Kadas, G. J.; Seifan, M.; Blaustein, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 039, pp 1-14

Successful removal and eradication of invasive non-native species (INNS) relies on early detection, ideally with pathway screening, to prevent any spread or outbreak in to a new region. The collection of DNA from environmental samples, known as environmental DNA or eDNA, is a revolutionary...

Author(s)
Blackman, R. C.; Hänfling, B.; Lawson-Handley, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 010, pp 1-15

A growing and increasingly urbanized global population will raise the pressures to intensify agricultural production systems, as the total surface area of arable lands remains constant or even diminishes in many parts of the world. Mainstream agricultural research and development have been...

Author(s)
Stoop, W. A.; Sabarmatee; Pushpalatha Sivasubramanian; Ravindra, A.; Debashish Sen; Prasad, S. C.; Thakur, A. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 036, pp 1-19

The Fertile Crescent (FC) is a high biodiversity region where most temperate-zone agricultural species originated and were first domesticated. A favourable environment, a special plant community and an adaptive population combined to initiate the transition from a hunter-gatherer economy to one...

Author(s)
Jaradat, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 034, pp 1-33

For the review at hand, Clarivate Analytic's web of science search platform was searched for the keyword combination forest+plantation. The search found 944 articles with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2010 and 2017. The top 3 subtopics identified were soil, ...

Author(s)
Griess, V. C.; Jackson, D. J.; Werner, H. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 029, pp 1-5

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