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CAB Reviews

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

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The low availability and quality of forage during the dry season are the main problems faced by livestock keepers in the tropics and subtropics. One way to alleviate the problems is through the utilization of banana wastes (pseudo-stem, leaf and fruit peel) as feed for ruminants. To generate...

Author(s)
Rusdy, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 044, pp 1-6

Many plant species of tropical African origin have substantial socio-economic and cultural importance among the rural populace. A good number of these species exhibit long-term ethno-medicinal relevance to the African people. Besides, they have major food and nutritional values that have guaranteed ...

Author(s)
Baiyeri, P. K.; Ugese, F. D.; Nwobodo, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 012, pp 1-12

The chemical composition, nutritional value and use of a number of vegetable wastes (VWs) and by-products such as baby corn, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, jackfruit, peas, potato, sweet corn (SC), tomato, and radish leaves, among others in ruminant and monogastric diets, are presented in...

Author(s)
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 012, pp 1-26

The increasing trend future consumption of animal products will give rise to a huge demand of animal feed. Meeting this demand will be a challenge, given the scarcity of natural resources such as land and water. Currently approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost and wasted annually, and...

Author(s)
Manju Wadhwa; Bakshi, M. P. S.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 031, pp 1-26

Metabolomics is a systems biology discipline wherein abundances of endogenous metabolites from biological samples are identified and quantitatively measured across a large range of metabolites and/or a large number of samples. Since all developmental, physiological and 'response to the environment' ...

Author(s)
Yandeau-Nelson, M. D.; Lauter, N.; Zabotina, O. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 040, pp 1-15

Berries are a rich source of natural polyphenolics and antioxidant compounds, and they are recognized as functional foods. Although they are best eaten freshly picked, some postharvest conditions and treatments are necessary in order to extend their short shelf life. Postharvest handling and...

Author(s)
Cantin, C. M.; Echeverria, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 009, pp 1-9

Poverty, livestock and food security are linked directly and indirectly. Insufficient capital to purchase enough food is a direct linkage, but even wealthy people can be poorly nourished if the nutritional quality of foods they consume is unbalanced. The most recent FAO State of Food Insecurity in...

Author(s)
Turk, J. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 033, pp 1-8

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

The beneficial role of dietary fibre in general health is well recognized, and recommended intakes are usually 21-38 g/day, depending on age, gender and country. However, actual dietary fibre intakes are below these recommendations in most Western countries. In order to improve the dietary fibre...

Author(s)
Lefranc-Millot, C.; Chanson-Rollé, A.; Macioce, V.; Azaïs-Braesco, V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 052, pp 1-14

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