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CAB Reviews

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

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Climatic variables can trigger physiological, biochemical, hematological, and hormonal alterations that influence the maintenance of homeothermy and can affect production and productivity in cattle. An understanding of pathways leading to resistance/tolerance in cattle is necessary, so that the...

Author(s)
McManus, C. M.; Faria, D. A.; Bem, A. de; Maranhão, A. Q.; Paiva, S. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 018, pp 1-12

The linking of climate projections and insect pest models is an important step for determining effective management and counter-measures. There is an urgent need to link pest models and climate change projections for a better understanding of the outcomes of climate change-inflicted variations in...

Author(s)
Choudhary, J. S.; Madhumita Kumari; Fand, B. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 055, pp 1-13

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

Because many invasive plants are anticipated to benefit from climate change, the need for effective management strategies will become more pressing in the future. Biological control of invasive plants by insects has been an effective management strategy in many instances, but climate change may...

Author(s)
Reeves, J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 001, pp 1-8

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Author(s)
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 053, pp 1-9

Humans benefit from ecosystems which provide free goods and services. The capacity of ecosystems to deliver such services is under constant stress since humans continue to alter the environment. Ecosystem service (ESS) approaches have the potential to pinpoint multiple benefits that humans derive...

Author(s)
Häuser, I.; Thellmann, K.; Cotter, M.; Sauerborn, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 037, pp 1-6

This review outlines a conceptual framework that links climate-related risk components (hazard, exposure and vulnerability) to the genetics and genomics tools used for developing new crop varieties to promote adaptation to extreme weather events and to mitigate risks related to the effects of...

Author(s)
De Pace, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 045, pp 1-28

Blast disease is one of the major constraints for food production in the world, affecting many crops of agricultural importance. Wheat blast, since it was first report in the mid-1980s, has been responsible for considerable damage on the wheat fields in several South American countries such as...

Author(s)
Maciel, J. L. N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 050, pp 1-8

Plums belong to the Rosaceae family and include the European species (Prunus domestica L.), which is consumed fresh or dried, and the Japanese species (Prunus salicina Lindell), mainly freshly consumed. Plums are considered climacteric, although some plum cultivars do not show the typical increase...

Author(s)
Manganaris, G. A.; Vicente, A. R.; Crisosto, C. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 009, pp 10 pp.

The results of surveys conducted in Australia over a five-year period (1996-2001) to determine the distribution of Lantana camara (lantana) and its introduced biological control agents are reviewed and discussed. The relative merits and drawbacks of each species are summarized for the benefit of...

Author(s)
Day, M. D.; Broughton, S.; Hannan-Jones, M. A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2003, 24, 3, pp 63N-76N

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