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CAB Reviews

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

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The fall armyworm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a crop pest species that has become global, having spread from its native American distribution to Africa and Asia since 2016. Its rapid spread, plus concerns about potential yield losses, have led to the search for sustainable management options....

Author(s)
Hruska, A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 043, pp 1-11

Poultry growth performance and feed efficiency are closely related to the intestinal microbiota quantity, wall structure and the activity of the immune system. Several antibiotics was used in poultry feeds as growth promoters to enhance growth and improve feed efficiency and to reduce mortality in...

Author(s)
Denlİ, M.; Demİrel, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 035, pp 1-9

Increased future demand of animal products as well as competition between food, feed and fuel, require efficient utilization of feed resources to strengthen environmental, economic and social sustainability of livestock systems. The objective of this review is to summarize current knowledge on...

Author(s)
Empel, M. J. van; Makkar, H. P. S.; Dijkstra, J.; Lund, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 037, pp 1-27

For the review at hand the ISI web of knowledge was searched for the keyword combination forest+management+planning. Close to 200 articles were found with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2013 and 2015. The 'top 5' sub-topics found amongst them are climate change, ...

Author(s)
Griess, V. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 005, pp 1-6

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Author(s)
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 053, pp 1-9

Castor (Ricinus communis L.) has been transformed from a wasteland colonizer to an important industrial oilseed crop. Its seed oil is one of the most sought-after vegetable oils because of its rich properties and variety of end-users. Castor is an ancient crop but its production now has been...

Author(s)
Kammili Anjani
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 038, pp 1-21

Enhancing longevity by reducing involuntary culling and consequently increasing productive life and lifetime production of dairy cows is not only a strategy to improve a farm's profit, but is also related to improved animal welfare. High rates of involuntary culling in dairy cows are currently...

Author(s)
Knegsel, A. T. M. van; Hammon, H. M.; Bernabucci, U.; Bertoni, G.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Goselink, R. M. A.; Gross, J. J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Parmentier, H. K.; Trevisi, E.; Tröscher, A.; Vuuren, A. M. van
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 002, pp 1-15

Jatropha curcas L., a drought tolerant, monoecious perennial shrub, has gained attention in the tropics and sub-tropics during the past decade as a potential biodiesel crop. Adequate genetic diversity for key agronomic traits is of fundamental importance in crop improvement programmes particularly...

Author(s)
Xu Wei; Sujatha Mulpuri; Liu AiZhong
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 059, pp 1-15

Agroforestry can be used to improve the productivity of staple food crops by improving soil fertility and promoting agroecosystem function. The domestication of agroforestry trees producing marketable products then intensifies the agroforestry system and leads to marketing, trade and business...

Author(s)
Leakey, R. R. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 035, pp 1-3

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...

Author(s)
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

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