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CAB Reviews

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

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Phoma macrostoma Montagne 94-44B is an effective bioherbicide for broadleaved weed reduction. In 2016, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations, granted full registration for the sale and use of the bioherbicide ...

Author(s)
Hynes, R. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 005, pp 1-9

Efforts to treat diseases have long involved the use of natural materials placed in contact with human tissues. The main sources of these materials are plant products containing a broad spectrum of compounds capable of restoring, regenerating and even healing tissues. A unique, dual-purpose...

Author(s)
Kulma, A.; Żuk, M.; Kostyn, A.; Kostyn, K.; Szopa, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 024, pp 1-12

The principal goal of this review is to present the status of genetic modifications of flax (Linum usitatissimum) and its possible application in industry. Flax is a valuable source of oil and fibres, and development of genetic engineering allows the possibility of improving the quality of these...

Author(s)
Czemplik, M.; Szopa, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 062, pp 1-10

Flax (Linum usitatissimum) is one of the oldest crops to be cultivated by humans, primarily because of the utility of products from this plant. Traditionally, fibre has been used to make linen, while oil from the seeds makes the drying agent linseed oil. Modern technology, primarily from the...

Author(s)
McHughen, A.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1992, 62, 10, pp 1031-1036

The use of Agrobacterium as a vector for transforming Linum usitatissimum (linseed or flax) is reviewed. Problems with false-positive 'escapes' in transformation experiments are considered. Peeling the epidermis from the hypocotyl or preculturing on regeneration medium reduces the number of...

Author(s)
McHughen, A.
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1992, 4, 2, pp 53N-56N

Author(s)
Helentjaris, T.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1990, 2, 4, pp 437-438

Author(s)
Peacock, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1990, 2, 4, pp 431-433

This review on retting (microbial freeing of plant fibres from the surrounding, usually parenchymatous, tissue) concentrates on the stem fibres flax and jute, and includes sections on methods, enzymology and microbiology of retting, with particular reference to degradation of pectin. The structure...

Author(s)
Haylock, R. W.; Donaghy, J. A.
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1990, 4, 2, pp 97-107

Author(s)
Bunting, E. S.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1969, 22, 3, pp 217-223

Author(s)
McGregor, W. G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Field Crop Abstracts, 1960, 13, 2, pp 83-87

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