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CAB Reviews

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

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Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

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Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
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CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 020, pp 1-17

Terrestrial invertebrate species play a dominant role in the trophic dynamics of agricultural ecosystems. Subtle changes in the composition of communities and species interactions at different trophic levels, and role of ecosystem engineers can dramatically modify the effects of invertebrates on...

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Cock, M. J. W.; Biesmeijer, J. C.; Cannon, R. J. C.; Gerard, P. J.; Gillespie, D.; Jiménez, J. J.; Lavelle, P. M.; Raina, S. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 028, pp 1-48

This review outlines livestock's major emission pathways and production trends, and explores the challenges and options for livestock in addressing and coping with climate change. Ruminant production is, and will continue to be, the chief source of the livestock sector's greenhouse gas (GHG)...

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Henderson, B.; Gerber, P.; Opio, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 016, pp 1-11

Modern agriculture has increased food production, improved food security and reduced poverty, but farming has also caused a considerable decrease in biodiversity, primarily through land-use intensification and overexploitation, along with excessive pesticide and water use, nutrient loading and...

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Andreasen, C.; Andresen, L. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 047, pp 1-11

Choosing a forage crop for animal production is a broad topic with many facets. This review has chosen to concentrate on the in situ use of forage crops within temperate-pasture-based grazing systems. However, the principle of understanding the deficiencies of the pasture-based system before...

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Stevens, D. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 017, pp 1-9

This review addresses models associated with the utilization of herbage by grazing animals. Animal products from grazed herbage are economically and socially important throughout the world. The review focuses on the role of modelling at farm level and provides a broad picture of herbage utilization ...

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Holden, N. M.; Brereton, A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 041, pp 16 pp.

Helminth infections are one of the major preoccupations in organic sheep farming. The present control strategy is two-fold; aiming to reduce intake of parasites by using proper grazing management or adult parasite load in the lambs. Uninfected pastures (following grazing, pasture newly sown or...

Author(s)
Cabaret, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 019, pp 6 pp.

In Europe, grassland is one of the dominant forms of land use. Within 20 years, the area of permanent grasslands and pastures in Western Europe has declined by 12%. Semi-natural grasslands are often hot spots of biodiversity and are threatened both by intensive farming and by the abandonment of...

Author(s)
Soussana, J. F.; Duru, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 002, pp 11 pp.

This review examines the production, occurrences and characteristics of mycotoxins in foods, feeds and pastures. The diversity of mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi is discussed. The major microorganisms producing mycotoxins are described, particularly Aspergillus sp. and Fusarium sp. The...

Author(s)
Moss, M. O.
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1995, 9, 3, pp 259-264

The greater part of sowing seed quality is controlled by genotype. Although germination and emergence characteristics can be modified directly by the plant breeder to improve quality, to date direct breeding for these characteristics has received relatively little attention. While genetic variation ...

Author(s)
Salisbury, P. A.; Flood, R. G.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 64, 8, pp 1033-1044

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