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CAB Reviews

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

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The main features of the mosaic virus diseases of cassava in sub-Saharan Africa and India are summarised in this review. The diseases in the two regions share important features and they are transmitted similarly by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Consequently, it is argued the diseases should be...

Author(s)
Thresh, J. M.; Otim-Nape, G. W.; Thankappan, M.; Muniyappa, V.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1998, 77, 9, pp 935-945

A review. Temperament of livestock species has been measured in numerous ways, and it is unlikely that all tests measure the same trait. Hence the different tests reviewed are categorized and the behaviours that are measured by each of the categories are discussed. Estimates of heritability of the...

Author(s)
Burrow, H. M.
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1997, 65, 7, pp 477-495

A review. Highly polymorphic genetic markers covering most of the pig genome are now available for use by the pig breeding industry and could be used to combine genes from different breeds, to select animals within commercial lines, and in novel applications such as controlling inbreeding and...

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Visscher, P. M.; Haley, C. S.
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1995, 63, 1, pp 1-8

Retroviral vectors have been inserted into the germ line of mice and chickens. However, the direct microinjection of DNA into fertilized eggs is a simpler technology, and will probably be the method of choice for mammals. In avian species, the reproductive physiology has prevented the use of direct ...

Author(s)
Hughes, S. H.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1991, 3, 1, pp 25-28

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Jennings, D. L.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1970, 23, 3, pp 271-278

Author(s)
Morse, W. J.; Fuller, G. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Reviews, 1933, 1, June, pp 55-58

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