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CAB Reviews

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

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Author(s)
Highley, E.; Wright, E. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 4, pp 51N-54N

Numerous natural compounds have been tested in recent years as insect antifeedants. The biological effects of antifeedants, methods for their bioassay, structure-activity relationships and prospects for their use in storage insect control are reviewed. Besides having antifeedant effects, some of...

Author(s)
Nawrot, J.; Harmatha, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 2, pp 17N-21N

The importance of moisture content in agricultural commodities, the usefulness of the dielectric properties of such products for sensing moisture content by radio-frequency and microwave measurements, and factors affecting these properties are briefly discussed. Recent developments in the...

Author(s)
Nelson, S. O.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 1, pp 7N-10N

Monitoring programmes and predictive models can provide information about stored grain insect populations that is needed to make pest management decisions. Factors that should be considered in developing a sampling programme are discussed to help scientists and managers decide which sampling method ...

Author(s)
Hagstrum, D. W.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 3, pp 39N-45N

Information published on nectarine, plum and peach fruit maturity between 1980 and 1992 is reviewed. The advantages and disadvantages of different maturity indexes are discussed. The use of ground colour, although an imperfect index, is considered the most practical and reliable method for...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 6, pp 65N-68N

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