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CAB Reviews

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

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The global population is rapidly increasing and will surpass 10 billion people within the next 20 years. As diminishing resources continue to impact agriculture, and with the necessity to feed the world by 2050, the agricultural sector must be able to sustainably and efficiently produce...

Author(s)
Myer, P. R.; Clemmons, B. A.; Schneider, L. G.; Ault, T. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 008, pp 1-11

Family poultry production, which encompasses both extensive and small-scale intensive management systems, is practiced by many households in low-income food-deficit countries. Despite low production levels and potentially high losses due to disease, predation and theft, scavenging systems offer the ...

Author(s)
Bruyn, J. de; Wong, J.; Bagnol, B.; Pengelly, B.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 013, pp 1-9

The buffalo species represents the mainstay of the rural economy of small farmers in many developing countries, and is also an important source of protein. Because of its area of origin, it shows some peculiar characteristics regarding protein requirements and nitrogen balance. Therefore, this...

Author(s)
Campanile, G.; Neglia, G.; Vecchio, D.; Palo, R. di; Gasparrini, B.; Zicarelii, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 007, pp 1-8

Although alternative protein sources (fish meal, casein) that promote growth in abalone have been identified, and the amino acid digestibility of several feed ingredients (fish meal, oil seeds, legumes) have been determined, the effective use of protein sources in abalone nutrition is hampered by a ...

Author(s)
Sales, J.; Janssens, G. P. J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 7, pp 13N-21N

Global tilapia production has been increasing in the last decade, with output doubling from 830 000 mt in 1990 to 1.6 million mt in 1999. Tilapia are very easy to culture and have the potential of becoming the prime freshwater species for culture. The ever increasing need for cheap sources of...

Author(s)
Ogunji, J. O.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 9, pp 23N-32N

This article reviews recent research conducted at the Elsenburg Agricultural Research Centre on alternative protein sources for pig production in the Western Cape. It includes data on the chemical composition of locally produced sources, as well as results of studies with pigs evaluating sweet...

Author(s)
Brand, T. S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2002, 23, 1, pp 9N-15N

This paper was previously published in Outlook on Agriculture (1997) 26 (3) 159-164.

Author(s)
Pensel, N.
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series A, Human and Experimental, 1998, 68, 1, pp 1-4

Author(s)
Gatnau, R.; Cain, C.; Arentson, R.; Zimmerman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1993, 14, 4, pp 157N-159N

During 1.5 years, 382 non-pregnant, pregnant and lactating sows were fed on diets containing 12% tapioca and 40% cereals, 10% tapioca, 40% cereals and 6% meat meal tankage or 35% tapioca with no cereals or animal protein. All diets contained metabolizable energy 12.17 MJ, 15.2% crude protein, 0.59% ...

Author(s)
Peet-Schwering, C. M. C. van der; Hartog, L. A. den
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 12, 3, pp 391-392

Protein sources such as skim milk, peas, rapeseed meal, sunflower meal and amino acids in diets for pigs and their influence on carcass quality are reviewed.

Author(s)
Madsen, A.; Staun, H.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1990, 11, 2, pp 169-171

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