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CAB Reviews

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The field of forest genomics is rapidly expanding, and many new potential uses of the genetic information gained are being developed. Some of these uses are primarily economic in nature, such as increasing the growth rate of trees and increasing yields for woody biomass, or producing trees with...

Author(s)
Porth, I.; Bull, G. Q.; Cool, J.; Gelinas, N.; Griess, V. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 016, pp 1-10

It is indisputable that climate is an important factor in many livestock diseases. Nevertheless, our knowledge of the impact of climate change on livestock infectious diseases is much less certain. Therefore, the aim of the article is to conduct a systematic review of the literature on the topic...

Author(s)
Heffernan, C.; Salman, M.; York, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 011, pp 1-26

With the vast number of government programmes around the world supporting virtually every phase of biofuels, there is a strong commitment towards the development of these fuels. However, our current knowledge base of biofuel production, marketing and environmental impact is filled with uncertainty. ...

Author(s)
Zhang, Z. B.; Wetzstein, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 075, pp 1-15

Author(s)
Pettigrew, J. E.; Morrison, R. B.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 2, pp 45N-46N

A review. Norway produces 1.2 million slaughter pigs per year from approximately 70 000 sows, of which 50% are in the litter recording system. 40% of slaughter pigs are purebred Norwegian Landraces (NL), and 60% are either (NL × Yorkshire) × NL backcrosses or the progeny of NL × Yorkshire sows...

Author(s)
Vangen, O.; Sehested, E.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 1, pp 29N-34N

4.8 million slaughter pigs from approximately 280,000 sows are produced in Austria every year. 90% of pig production takes place in the Federal provinces of Upper Austria, Lower Austria and Styria in the east and south of the country; each account for some 30%. Self-sufficiency in pork is about...

Author(s)
Knapp, P. A.; Willam, A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 4, pp 103N-106N

Author(s)
Cranwell, P. D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1996, 17, 4, pp 101N-104N

Since the ratification of the European Convention for the Protection of Animals kept for Farming Purposes in 1976, the European Economic Community (EEC) adopted a European Council Directive on minimum standards for the protection of pigs in 1991 (91/630/EEC). The directive contains minimum space...

Author(s)
Borell, E. von
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1996, 17, 4, pp 105N-107N

Author(s)
D'Allaire, S.; Fairbrother, J. M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1994, 15, 1, pp 31N-35N

Author(s)
Fraser, D.; Phillips, P. A.; Thompson, B. K.; Buckley, D. J.; Pajor, E. A.; Weary, D. M.; Braithwaite, L. A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1994, 15, 1, pp 19N-23N

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