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CAB Reviews

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Striga spp. is a major threat to cereal and legume production, putting the food security and economy of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa at severe risk. This is manifested in the fact that Striga spp. infestation can result in up to 90% loss of both cereal and legume production. A...

Author(s)
Mounde, L. G.; Anteyi, W. O.; Rasche, F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 005, pp 1-17

It is not possible to avoid, predict or prevent mycotoxin occurrence during pre-harvest and feed storage. Despite efforts to control fungal contamination, extensive mycotoxin contamination has been reported to occur in feed. Therefore, their presence represents a constant health risk for animals....

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Cheli, F.; Pinotti, L.; Novacco, M.; Ottoboni, M.; Tretola, M.; Dell'Orto, V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 010, pp 1-20

The farming systems of the world have to meet multiple demands, e.g. supporting livelihood, conserving biodiversity, off-setting emissions and adapting to climate change. As a traditional way of farming in India, an integrated farming system (IFS) represents multiple crops (cereals, legumes, tree...

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Behera, U. K.; Amjath Babu; Kaechele, H.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 019, pp 1-11

This review examines relevant impact assessments identified by a literature search from 1991 to date. A bibliographic search was applied to the CAB Abstracts database with a given search string. Resultant papers were checked for relevance, based on expert judgment. This yielded 91 papers, which...

Author(s)
Höhn, J. G.; Rötter, R. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 022, pp 1-15

This review describes the production of acetone butanol ethanol (ABE) from a variety of agricultural residues and energy crops employing biochemical or fermentation processes. A number of organisms are available for this bioconversion including Clostridium beijerinckii P260, C. beijerinckii BA101, ...

Author(s)
Qureshi, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 059, pp 1-8

Proteomics is the separation, detection, identification and bioinformatic analysis of all of the proteins expressed in a biological tissue under a defined set of conditions. This technology is one of the suite of bioinformatics approaches that are being widely employed to answer fundamental...

Author(s)
Copeland, L.; Wilkes, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 040, pp 1-9

The world population is increasing at an alarming rate, and there is a continued need to increase crop productivity to meet the food requirements. To meet the ever-increasing demand for food, cytoplasmic male-sterility (CMS) has been successfully exploited to develop hybrids for increasing crop...

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Dhillon, M. K.; Sharma, H. C.; Smith, C. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 068, pp 1-16

Root architecture is a key feature of roots that contributes to improving plant performance under stress. Identifying relevant root traits and defining their role in resistance to the different stresses is not an easy task. In this review, we describe the difficulties associated with the study of...

Author(s)
Pićo, B.; Fita, A.; Nuez, F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 053, pp 16 pp.

Biological control has a long and rich history in Ukraine which is closely linked with other countries of the Former Soviet Union, and some relevant studies from these countries are also included in this review. The use of natural enemies against Ukrainian insect pests demonstrates that biological...

Author(s)
Stefanovska, T. R.; Pidlisnyuk, V. V.; Kaya, H. K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 008, pp 15 pp.

The main energy diets developed and evaluated in recent decades for reproductive rabbit does are reviewed, with the emphasis on the effect of the energy source (animal fat, vegetable oil, and cereal starch) used. During gestation, energy supplementation of diets usually produces a decrease in feed...

Author(s)
Pascual, J. J.; Cervera, C.; Blas, E.; Fernández-Carmona, J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 5, pp 27R-39R

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