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CAB Reviews

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

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Urban riverscapes represent some of the most heavily engineered and degraded freshwater ecosystems in the world, and offer limited opportunities for restoration or rehabilitation because of continued anthropogenic use. The future of maintaining biodiversity and ecological quality in anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Francis, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 073, pp 1-20

This article reviews the empirical literature on how farmers can access the modern agri-food chain in Central and Eastern Europe, with special emphasis on small-scale producers. We focus on two questions: on farmer-buyer relationships and the credit market imperfections. We briefly describe common...

Author(s)
Ferto, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 063, pp 1-9

Plants can be infected by a wide range of viruses that often cause important agronomic, economic and social impacts. Detection of viruses at premature stages of infection is crucial to allow control viral diseases and reduce economic losses. For that reason, the use of rapid, sensitive and accurate ...

Author(s)
Capote, N.; Bertolini, E.; Cambra, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 053, pp 1-17

Thermal stress is one of the major causes leading to loss of production and profit in the poultry industry. Productivity in general and feed efficiency, nutrient utilization, growth rate, egg production and egg quality, in particular, are depressed as a result of thermal stress. Thermal temperature ...

Author(s)
Șahİn, K.; Tuzcu, M.; Smith, M. O.; Sahİn, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 071, pp 1-11

The review presents an overview of the role of economic models in forest management. After a brief introduction on the use of economic models, the basic Faustmann model and its major applications and extensions are presented. The use of the Faustmann model in timber management is demonstrated using ...

Author(s)
Hanewinkel, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 031, pp 1-10

Trichomes are epidermal hairs that can occur on nearly all plant surfaces. Structures are diverse among higher plants, but generally conserved within taxa. Consequently, trichomes have served as taxonomic characters. Because of their size and location, trichomes often mediate interactions between...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. C.; Antonious, G. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 076, pp 1-16

Eco-labelling of wood has developed at an increasing rate over the last few decades. This can be regarded as a response to consumers' demand for an intangible attribute of wooden products that certifies origin in sustainably managed forests. Eco-labelling is a way of solving information asymmetry...

Author(s)
Veisten, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 070, pp 1-18

Aggression is a topic that has been much investigated in behavioural research. Despite the large number of publications dealing with this subject, many aspects are still not understood. The present review focuses on both the bio-social and the physiological regulation of aggression and its valid...

Author(s)
Wallner, B.; Machatschke, I. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 075, pp 1-10

Local food has received much attention in recent years not only through academic study but also through media-driven initiatives to promote more sustainable food systems. Whether these initiatives are correct in assuming that local food will drive more sustainable consumption and production,...

Author(s)
Oglethorpe, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 072, pp 1-11

Aquaculture has become the fastest growing sector of food production in the world. Despite the encouraging trends, several constraints have a negative impact on the growth of aquaculture. Among those, diseases are the primary limiting factors. Bacterial diseases are responsible for heavy mortality...

Author(s)
Aly, S. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 074, pp 1-16

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