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CAB Reviews

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

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This review integrates recent scientific findings on the behaviour and welfare of buffalo dams during calving and the subsequent milking phase. These issues are discussed in relation to the level of welfare that buffalo dams and calves experience under different production systems. Key aspects are...

Author(s)
Mota-Rojas, D.; Rosa, G. de; Mora-Medina, P.; Braghieri, A.; Guerrero-Legarreta, I.; Napolitano, F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 035, pp 1-9

Gill diseases are a growing health challenge in salmon farming worldwide, but many gaps remain in our knowledge. Gill diseases are generally complex and multifactorial disorders, often with presumable spatial and temporal distribution patterns, but are highly difficult to effectively prevent and...

Author(s)
Rozas-Serri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 032, pp 1-15

Newcastle disease (ND), caused by virulent avian avulavirus 1, is a serious poultry disease and a major threat for the poultry industry. Vaccination is the most effective way to control the disease. However, there are still ND outbreaks occurring all around the world despite large-scale...

Author(s)
Liu HaiJin; Almeida, R. S. de; Teng QingYuan; Albina, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 031, pp 1-6

Tropical forests worldwide are facing major challenges from climate change, land conversion and the use of unsustainable timber harvesting practices. With greater understanding of the negative consequences associated with destructive exploitation as seen over past centuries, as well as an...

Author(s)
Maennicke, G.; Griess, V. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 029, pp 1-10

Footrot is a highly contagious disease with significant economic and animal welfare impacts on the small ruminant livestock industry. Host genetics, environmental conditions, nutrition, foot shape and structure, and age contribute to small ruminants' susceptibility to footrot. Selection for footrot ...

Author(s)
Azarpajouh, S.; Díaz, J. C.; Clifford-Rathert, C.; Segura Correa, J.; Lamberson, W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 033, pp 1-7

In many animal species, facial expressions are key elements for recognizing emotions and numerous types of social interaction. Emotions are complex reactions that allow individuals to cope with full events that have either positive or negative meaning and involve certain neurophysiological...

Author(s)
Lezama-García, K.; Orihuela, A.; Olmos-Hernández, A.; Reyes-Long, S.; Mota-Rojas, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 028, pp 1-12

Livestock classification and grading systems are a key tool to evaluate carcass attributes and form the basis of trade amongst producers, packers and retailers. Also, these systems provide a better understanding of the products and market trends. One of the recurrent challenges in carcass...

Author(s)
López-Campos, Ó.; Prieto, N.; Juárez, M.; Aalhus, J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 018, pp 1-10

Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a common obstetric and paediatric problem and is one of the most common causes of neonatal respiratory distress. The pathophysiology of MAS is complex. The underlying mechanism of MAS is fetal hypoxia which causes redistribution of fetal blood, increased...

Author(s)
Martínez-Burnes, J.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Villanueva-García, D.; Ibarra-Ríos, D.; Lezama-García, K.; Barrios-García, H.; López-Mayagoitia, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 013, pp 1-11
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Despite positive trajectories in global production during the last century, projected food demand and limits on our ability to further expand cropland now dictate an increase in food production by roughly 70% during the first half of the twenty-first century. Conventional systems of agriculture...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J. P.; Reicosky, D. C.; Kueneman, E. A.; Fisher, J.; Beck, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 001, pp 1-25

This review provides summary of the most commonly used methods and tools for monitoring and sampling of date palm pests. Emphasis is given to major pests of economic importance. The paper is arranged into different sections, which deal with morphology and architecture of date palm as one of the...

Author(s)
El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.; Mohammed, M. E. A.; Al-Hajhoj, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 022, pp 1-11

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