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CAB Reviews

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

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Apple snails are large freshwater snails belonging to the family Ampullariidae that inhabit tropical to temperate areas. The South American apple snails Pomacea canaliculata and Pomacea maculata have been introduced to other continents where they have successfully established and spread. Our review ...

Author(s)
Martín, P. R.; Burela, S.; Seuffert, M. E.; Tamburi, N. E.; Saveanu, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 042, pp 1-11

The earth's system is currently experiencing dramatic climate change, with predicted rates of global-mean temperature increase unprecedented in the past 1000 years. Also temperature patterns at the local scale and precipitation regimes are rapidly changing. Extreme climatic events are becoming more ...

Author(s)
Santini, A.; Ghelardini, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 035, pp 1-8

Rice hoja blanca (RHB; white leaf) devastated rice (Oryza sativa) plantings in tropical America for half a century, before scientists could either identify its causal agent or understand the nature of its cyclical epidemics. The association of the planthopper Tagosodes orizicolus with RHB...

Author(s)
Morales, F. J.; Jennings, P. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 043, pp 1-16

Black pepper (Piper nigrum L., Piperaceae) - 'King of spices' - is one of the oldest spices known. It originated in the humid, tropical evergreen forests of Western Ghats of India and is now grown in more than 25 countries, particularly in tropics. Important growing locations are India, Indonesia,...

Author(s)
Krishnamoorthy, B.; Parthasarathy, V. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 003, pp 1-12

This review provides a detailed outline of the developments in the field of coconut breeding. Emphasis is laid on research on both classical and molecular genetic tools for improving the coconut palm. The review begins with a short description of origin of coconut, with mention of fossil data....

Author(s)
Arunachalam, V.; Rajesh, M. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 053, pp 1-12

In the context of possible biological control of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.), available information is summarized on the distribution of M. spicatum and closely related species, and the known insect and pathogen natural enemies recorded from Eurasia. Research gaps identified...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Häfliger, P.; Hinz, H. L.; Grosskopf, G.; Seier, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 019, pp 20 pp.

Improved cultivars of perennial cool-season grasses have had a significant impact on sowing programmes on temperate rangelands in North America. Recent progress achieved by exploiting interspecific hybridization is reviewed, the development and improvement of selection criteria is examined and...

Author(s)
Asay, K. H.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1991, 61, 6, pp 643-648

Author(s)
Simpson, K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1989, 1, 5, pp 685-686

A review dealing with origin and distribution, botany, breeding and cytogenetics, physiology, agronomy (including establishment, forage production, management systems, response to fertilizer and other aspects), forage quality and utilization of hybrid Pennisetum. Causes of sterility have been...

Author(s)
Muldoon, D. K.; Pearson, C. J.
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1979, 49, 5, pp 189-199

Author(s)
Doggett, H.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1965, 18, 2, pp 71-77

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