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CAB Reviews

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

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This review is a summary of a new catalog on the use of classical biological control of arthropods in North America since 1985. In this new catalog, we reviewed releases since 1985 of exotic parasitoids and predaceous insects for classical biocontrol of invasive insects in Canada, Mexico, the...

Author(s)
Driesche, R. van; Winston, R. L.; Duan, J. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 037, pp 1-9

Bananas and plantains are important staple crops for many people in developing countries, but these crops are severely affected by biotic constraints that reduce productivity. A major biotic stress is the banana corm borer weevil (C. sordidus) whose larvae eat corm/pseudostem tissues that...

Author(s)
Okolle, N. J.; Ngosong, C.; Nanganoa, L. T.; Dopgima, L. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 026, pp 1-24

Craw craw was first described almost 150 years ago. Since then considerable progress has been made in understanding the Onchocerca volvulus life cycle, its effects on the host (blindness, skin disease and epilepsy) and potential control measures. Early attempts were aimed at controlling the black...

Author(s)
Hopkins, A. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 021, pp 1-10

The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an important pest of commercial fruit and vegetables in various parts of Asia and Africa, in some South Pacific islands and in Hawaii. Commercial fruit and vegetables can be protected from this pest prior to harvest...

Author(s)
Manrakhan, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 003, pp 1-13

The western honey bee Apis melifera plays an important role in human well-being by producing honey, sustaining populations of wild plants and supporting human-dependant crop production. Unfortunately, abnormal high-mortality rates of colonies have been revealed all over the world. This paper...

Author(s)
Requier, F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 056, pp 1-12

This systematic review focuses on the nematode genus Toxocara and its zoonotic and non-zoonotic species and provides an update to that published by Warren almost half a century ago. Currently, 26 species of Toxocara have been described morphologically and four differentiated by molecular...

Author(s)
Ziegler, M. A.; Macpherson, C. N. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 053, pp 1-27

In this review article, the authors present an overview on nasopharyngeal myiasis due to the larvae of Cephalopina titillator syn. Cephdopsis titillator which is found in the nasopharynx of camels, especially in tropical and sub-tropical regions in Africa and Asia. Among the parasitic diseases of...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Charles, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 048, pp 1-9

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

Gill diseases are a growing health challenge in salmon farming worldwide, but many gaps remain in our knowledge. Gill diseases are generally complex and multifactorial disorders, often with presumable spatial and temporal distribution patterns, but are highly difficult to effectively prevent and...

Author(s)
Rozas-Serri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 032, pp 1-15

Fasciolosis is a snail-borne disease, causing serious public and veterinary health problems worldwide. This disease is produced by infection with Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica through the consumption of vegetables or water contaminated with the parasite's metacercarial cysts. Both species ...

Author(s)
Vázquez, A. A.; Alda, P.; Lounnas, M.; Sabourin, E.; Alba, A.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 062, pp 1-15

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