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CAB Reviews

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

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Although genetically engineered livestock were first introduced in the 1980s, only three biomedical applications (ATryn®, Ruconest®, Kanuma®) and one food animal application (AquAdvantage® salmon) have been brought to market. The initial promise of this technology was hampered by low efficiency,...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van; Young, A. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 027, pp 1-14

Minimizing pre-consumer losses in agri-food value chains is crucial for planetary health and for reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This action stands to benefit animal, human and environmental health. Comprehensive, quantified-feedback systems along agri-food value chains...

Author(s)
Wingett, K.; Allman-Farinelli, M.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 033, pp 1-12

Consumers' demand for quality and healthfulness has led to a higher need for quality assurance in meat production, which has increased interest in hyperspectral imaging (HSI). By merging both spatial and spectral features in one single system, HSI has the advantage of being effective for the rapid, ...

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Prieto, N.; Osika, E.; Aalhus, J. L.; Lopez-Campos, O.; Juarez, M.; Pawluczyk, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 042, pp 1-11

This review explores the links between the EUs Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreements (FLEGT VPA) and forest and wood product-based livelihoods in the signatory and negotiating countries. It is a stock taking exercise of how sustainable livelihoods, within the ...

Author(s)
Buchy, M.; Hobley, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 057, pp 1-13

Southern Africa is comprised of 15 members linked by economical and development reasons. The area has a high potential for agriculture but there are factors (climatic, economic, extension, social and soil) constraining production. Climate change is occurring fast, which has led to the current water ...

Author(s)
Hargreaves M., M. J.; Riveros F., J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 063, pp 1-21

Emerging infectious disease has become a serious concern that has consequences for human, animal and environmental health on a global scale. During the past two decades, it has become clear that viruses are emerging in terrestrial environments from the human-animal interface at an unprecedented...

Author(s)
Bossart, G. D.; Duignan, P. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 052, pp 1-17

Understanding how agricultural practices affect crop residue retention in soil organic matter (SOM) fractions is necessary to apply strategies that maintain or increase the SOM level in cold humid temperate agroecosystems. This review describes how SOM fractions, i.e. physically uncomplexed,...

Author(s)
Tian Tian; Whalen, J. K.; Dutilleul, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 060, pp 1-15

Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) meets about 30% of the global demand for sucrose while potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the world's fourth staple food crop contributing to a significant proportion of global food needs. As world population increases, increasing the yields of these crops sustainably is...

Author(s)
Mahmood, S. A.; Murdoch, A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 061, pp 1-12

Domestic animals under close confinement conditions frequently display abnormal behaviour, particularly if they are unable to escape from, or adapt to this situation. With the increased interest in domestic farm animal welfare from both the political and societal agendas, environmental enrichment...

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Orihuela, A.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Velarde, A.; Strappini-Asteggiano, A.; Vega, L. T. de la; Borderas-Tordesillas, F.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 059, pp 1-25

Fasciolosis is a snail-borne disease, causing serious public and veterinary health problems worldwide. This disease is produced by infection with Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica through the consumption of vegetables or water contaminated with the parasite's metacercarial cysts. Both species ...

Author(s)
Vázquez, A. A.; Alda, P.; Lounnas, M.; Sabourin, E.; Alba, A.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 062, pp 1-15

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