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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

More than 1000 species of insects that are edible at a certain stage of their life cycle have been identified worldwide. The orders Coleoptera, Lepidoptera and Orthoptera represent the highest number of species, the first two being mainly consumed in immature stages of their life cycle. Nutritional ...

Author(s)
Cerritos, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 027, pp 1-10

Landscape ecology is the study of spatial context and can greatly inform the management of insects within agricultural systems. During the last 5 years, considerable progress has been made in understanding the role of landscape structure in the population ecology of pests, the efficacy of natural...

Author(s)
Hunter, M. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 029, pp 12 pp.

Transgenic glufosinate- and glyphosate-resistant crops are currently commercialized, and bromoxynil-resistant crops have been removed from the market for economic reasons. Glyphosate-resistant cotton and soyabean have become dominant in those countries where they have been approved for planting....

Author(s)
Cerdeira, A. L.; Duke, S. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 033, pp 14 pp.

Interest in biological control of plant pathogens has increased in recent years fuelled by trends in agriculture towards greater sustainability and public concerns over the use of hazardous pesticides in the environment. Most studies on the biological control of fungal plant pathogens have tended...

Author(s)
Vleesschauwer, D. de; Höfte, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 046, pp 12 pp.

The concepts of adaptive management and participatory forest management (PFM) reflect an increasingly holistic relationship between society and its forests. Adaptiveness depends on learning processes. This review considers the ways in which PFM has been assessed in recent literature and focuses on...

Author(s)
Lawrence, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 028, pp 15 pp.

The combination of rice and fish production into one system is considered to be an efficient means of agricultural land use for small-scale farmers. In some of these so-called rice-fish systems rice and fish are grown in the same field, at the same time; in other systems they are grown in the same...

Author(s)
Vromant, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 093, pp 10 pp.

Disease mapping and risk assessment are important tasks in the area of medical and veterinary epidemiology. The development of methods for mapping diseases has progressed considerably in recent years. Geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) represent new tools for the study...

Author(s)
Rinaldi, L.; Biggeri, A.; Cringoli, G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 019, pp 16 pp.

Over the past decade parasitoid feeding behaviour has become a focus of attention not only of biological control workers but also of behavioural ecologists and population biologists. New insights have been gained into parasitoid feeding ecology that have important implications for classical...

Author(s)
Jervis, M. A.; Kidd, N. A. C.; Heimpel, G. E.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1996, 17, 1, pp 11N-26N

Arboviruses are active annually in Australia. Although some such as Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus are responsible for only occasional human infections and dengue is restricted to the northeast of the continent, Ross River (RR) virus infects from hundreds to thousands of humans nationwide...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.
Citation
Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1995, 83, 4, pp 141-158

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