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CAB Reviews

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

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Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) comprise a subset of Shiga toxin (Verocytotoxin)- producing E. coli associated with acute gastroenteritis in humans. Infections are frequently caused by direct or indirect contact with ruminant faeces and may be complicated by haemorrhagic colitis and...

Author(s)
Stevens, M. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 068, pp 14 pp.

Targeting Induced Local Lesions In Genomes (TILLInG) is a reverse genetic strategy, which combines traditional mutagenesis with high-throughput molecular biology protocols. TILLInG was first established in Arabidopsis thaliana when other reverse genetic strategies did not produce acceptable...

Author(s)
Ritchie, R. D.; Nielsen, N. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 066, pp 5 pp.

Despite great successes in crop research for the developing world, many poor farmers in marginal areas have not benefited. There is increasing recognition that crop research can and should benefit these farmers. This paper reviews some of the key technical issues related to the challenge of...

Author(s)
Bellon, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 070, pp 11 pp.

Salinization of soils is a major impediment to their optimal utilization in many arid and semi-arid regions throughout the world. In several large irrigation schemes, salinity-induced land degradation has increased steadily over the last few decades with concurrent reductions in agricultural...

Author(s)
Qadir, M.; Schubert, S.; Noble, A. D.; Saqib, M.; Saifullah
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 069, pp 12 pp.

Rice is the major staple food of the world's population. In 2003, more than 3 billion people depended on rice for food energy and protein. Global rice production has more than doubled since 1965. The production increase was largely the result of rising yields and of the expansion in rice-harvested...

Author(s)
Nguyen, N. V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 067, pp 9 pp.

The need to increase water productivity is a growing global concern as the World Commission on Water has estimated that demand for water will increase by c. 50% over the next 30 years and approximately half of the world's population will experience conditions of severe water stress by 2025....

Author(s)
Ong, C. K.; Black, C. R.; Muthuri, C. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 065, pp 19 pp.

Lycopene is a carotenoid compound found in certain fruit, such as tomato, watermelon, pink grapefruit and guava in high concentrations. Dietary intake of lycopene is inversely associated with the risk of prostate cancer (Pca). Preclinical studies show that lycopene has potent in vitro and in vivo...

Author(s)
Heath, E.; Sahin, K.; Seren, S.; Kucuk, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 064, pp 9 pp.

Methyl bromide (MeBr) has been used for several decades for preplant (PRE) soil fumigation in high-value agricultural and horticultural crops because it can provide broad-spectrum control of insects, nematodes, pathogens, and weeds. However, MeBr has been identified as an ozone-depleting chemical...

Author(s)
Hanson, B. D.; Shrestha, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 063, pp 13 pp.

The bulk of the world aquatic production is comprised of herbivorous/omnivorous fish species that feed low in the food chain and are cultured in semi-intensively managed earthen ponds in the tropics and sub-tropics. This review summarizes the basic principles and mechanisms of natural food-based...

Author(s)
Azim, M. E.; Little, D. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 062, pp 23 pp.

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) is a key piece of European environmental legislation introduced in 2000 to deliver on water quality objectives. The Directive introduces a set of principles and measures that rationalize both the supply and the demand for water across member states, with few...

Author(s)
Lago, M.; Mouratiadou, I.; Moran, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 061, pp 9 pp.

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