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CAB Reviews

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

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Rice is a staple food and the foundation of national stability and economic growth in many developing countries. Rice pests are major biotic constraints limiting rice production globally. This review discusses the biology, ecology, global distribution and plant damage and yield losses caused by...

Author(s)
Heinrichs, E. A.; Rangaswamy Muniappan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 030, pp 1-31

The nutritional quality of food produced by organic farming in comparison with conventional farming is a current topic that focuses interest and generates discussion. This paper presents a review of the relevant literature of comparative studies on organic and conventional food. In line with...

Author(s)
Gąstoł, M.; Domagala-Świątkiewicz, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 060, pp 1-10

The consumption of organic foods has been increasing over the last decades and organic products are becoming more visible on the market. Consumers perceive that organic foods are of better quality, more nutritious and healthier, and these perceptions are some of the main drivers of the organic...

Author(s)
Jensen, M. M.; Jørgensen, H.; Lauridsen, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 045, pp 1-13

Both conventional agriculture (CA) and organic agriculture (OA) are inextricably linked to climate and will impact and be impacted by climate change (CC). OA, unlike CA, encompasses heterogeneous agricultural management methods and practices, given its multiple origins around the world. Although it ...

Author(s)
Jaradat, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 062, pp 1-22

Can organic agriculture elaborate a scientifically based, resource-efficient and agroecological approach to low-input farm management? This review examines the literature from temperate regions, with a particular emphasis on Canadian and US studies that relate to environmental and ecological...

Author(s)
Lynch, D. H.; Halberg, N.; Bhatta, G. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 010, pp 1-17

Modern agriculture has increased food production, improved food security and reduced poverty, but farming has also caused a considerable decrease in biodiversity, primarily through land-use intensification and overexploitation, along with excessive pesticide and water use, nutrient loading and...

Author(s)
Andreasen, C.; Andresen, L. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 047, pp 1-11

Organic livestock farming is based on a low-input production method, aiming to provide meat of a high product and process quality rather than maximizing production. Such high meat quality corresponds to the expectations of consumers, who are both seeking a premium product and who are willing to pay ...

Author(s)
Sundrum, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 004, pp 1-13

Many plant extracts or allelochemicals show a broad spectrum of activity against pests and such products have long been touted as attractive alternatives to synthetic chemical pesticides for pest management because they pose little threat to the environment or to human health. The studies available ...

Author(s)
Opender Koul; Suresh Walia
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 049, pp 1-30

Coexistence between farmers using different crop production systems needs tolerance, since the growing of plants represents an open system and a perfect separation of plant materials between neighbouring fields is not possible. In the case of genetically modified (GM) plants, the situation is...

Author(s)
Weber, W. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 072, pp 1-8

Sustainability meets the criteria of a paradigm. Agricultural research oriented to sustainability has risen since 1975 to about 3500 publications per year. A working definition of a sustainable agricultural system is one that maintains or improves the environmental, human (social) and economic...

Author(s)
Pearson, C. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 008, pp 6 pp.

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