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CAB Reviews

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The Zika virus outbreak in Miami-Dade, Florida, in 2016 heightened our awareness of the presence, expansion and vectorial capacity of invasive Aedes mosquitoes in the USA. The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has not been implicated as a vector during an arbovirus outbreak in the USA,...

Author(s)
Unlu, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 034, pp 1-22

Invasive alien species (IAS) are among the leading threats to biodiversity, food security and human well-being. Opuntia (prickly pear cactus) is one of the most widespread and naturalized in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya, with extreme effects on rural livelihoods and the environment....

Author(s)
Githae, E. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 003, pp 1-9

In the face of globally diminishing natural habitats in biodiversity-rich regions, agricultural landscapes around protected areas have increasingly gained importance as extended habitat for wildlife species. Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) and oil palm (Elais guineensis) plantations are two of the...

Author(s)
Harich, F. K.; Treydte, A. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 020, pp 1-11

In the Mekong Region, the expansion of rubber plantations is a major threat to the remaining natural forests and has led to a considerable degradation of biodiversity. The shift from traditional agriculture to rubber cultivation additionally reduced landscape and agricultural system diversity and...

Author(s)
He Pia; Martin, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 044, pp 1-7

A biographical sketch is presented of the career of John Golding Myers (1897-1942), dealing with his early years in New Zealand and the start of his involvement in biological control at the Farnham House Laboratory in the UK (1926-1928), the years working on biological control in the Caribbean and...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Bennett, F. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 008, pp 1-18

Urban riverscapes represent some of the most heavily engineered and degraded freshwater ecosystems in the world, and offer limited opportunities for restoration or rehabilitation because of continued anthropogenic use. The future of maintaining biodiversity and ecological quality in anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Francis, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 073, pp 1-20

The global environment is projected to change significantly by the end of the 21st century, mainly as a result of intensifying human activities. Important environmental changes include rising carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, higher global average temperatures and altered precipitation...

Author(s)
Wang, X. Z.; Mohan, J. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 067, pp 1-20

Ecological risk assessment (ERA) is a tool used in the development of management plans for fisheries. These plans are a means for implementing an ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) that is now the global paradigm in fishery management. EAF requires fisheries to be managed within the context of...

Author(s)
Astles, K. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 045, pp 16 pp.

Landscape ecology is the study of spatial context and can greatly inform the management of insects within agricultural systems. During the last 5 years, considerable progress has been made in understanding the role of landscape structure in the population ecology of pests, the efficacy of natural...

Author(s)
Hunter, M. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 029, pp 12 pp.

Non-native invasive species are defined as those naturalized species that are new to a particular region and produce reproductive offspring at considerable distance from their native land. Invasive plants can be introduced accidentally (e.g. Parthenium hysterophorus and Chromolaena odorata) or...

Author(s)
Inderjit; Drake, J. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 036, pp 11 pp.

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