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CAB Reviews

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

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Soyabean, because of its importance in food security and wide diversity of uses in industrial applications, is one of the world's most important crops. There are a number of abiotic and biotic constraints that threaten soyabean production. Soyabean pests are major biotic constraints limiting...

Author(s)
Heinrichs, E. A.; Muniappan, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 055, pp 1-44

Plant parasitic nematodes represent a severe threat for agriculture, causing yield losses for several food and industrial crops, worldwide. Actually, increasing demand for organic food products and for sustainable management practices requires the development of biocontrol approaches based on...

Author(s)
Ciancio, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 013, pp 1-13

In addition to the arthropod pests, the date palm Phoenix dactylifera L is attacked by numerous non-arthropod pests, which include birds, rodents, bats, nematodes and snails. This review lists 57 species of birds reported in the agro-ecosystem of date palm. Of these, three species are major pests,...

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El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 020, pp 1-13

Several aspects should be taken into consideration in relation to the use of active botanical extracts or compounds in parasite control: extraction, conservation, phytochemical study, determination of lethal concentration in vitro, toxicity to the host, effective dose in vivo, residual period,...

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Chagas, A. C. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 008, pp 1-8

This review summarizes the major developments towards developing vaccines against the major nematode infections of livestock, principally cattle and sheep. The drivers for vaccine development and factors likely to influence the required efficacy and performance are discussed. Subunit vaccine...

Author(s)
Knox, D. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 027, pp 9 pp.

Methyl bromide (MeBr) has been used for several decades for preplant (PRE) soil fumigation in high-value agricultural and horticultural crops because it can provide broad-spectrum control of insects, nematodes, pathogens, and weeds. However, MeBr has been identified as an ozone-depleting chemical...

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Hanson, B. D.; Shrestha, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 063, pp 13 pp.

Vegetable crop production in Florida, USA, relies on planting on polyethylene-mulched beds fumigated with methyl bromide plus chloropicrin (MBr+Pic) for soil-borne disease, nematode and weed control. However, MBr for agricultural use has been phased out because it is an ozonedepleting molecule. A...

Author(s)
Santos, B. M.; Gilreath, J. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 057, pp 7 pp.

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Grewal, P. S.; Siddiqi, S. F.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nematological Abstracts, 1993, 62, 4, pp 175-208

The principles and methods of soil solarization using polyethylene mulches are reviewed. The effect of this treatment on soil-borne pests and pathogens is evaluated, with special reference to control of plant parasitic nematodes. Effects on soil properties, plant growth, biological control agents,...

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Gaur, H. S.; Perry, R. N.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nematological Abstracts, 1991, 60, 4, pp 153-167

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Peachey, J. E.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, 1968, 37, 2, pp 185-190

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