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CAB Reviews

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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

Disease is an important limitation on aquatic production, particularly for intensified aquaculture. Disease spread depends on behaviour of the pathogens on local scales and over short periods, their interaction with currents operating over many kilometres and days and the build-up of infection in...

Author(s)
Murray, A. G.; Salama, N. K. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 032, pp 1-11

For millennia, irrigation has been one of the main driving forces of civilization. Given that the world human population is estimated to reach 9 billion in the next 40 years, irrigation is going to be a key factor in food security. However, irrigation makes use of slowly renewable or just...

Author(s)
Visconti, F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 001, pp 1-19

Crop simulation models have great significance in transferring new technologies to the farmers and decision-makers and Decision Support Systems for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) have been one of the most important of them. Ten years of endeavour in developing DSSAT by scientists of the...

Author(s)
Sarkar, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 025, pp 1-12

The increasing availability and subsequent use of geographic information system (GIS) technologies has shifted groundwater risk assessment from site-specific or field-scale analyses to watershed- and regional-scale evaluations. This review recognizes two primary categories of pesticide risk...

Author(s)
Salvucci, A. E.; Walter, M. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 072, pp 8 pp.

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2001, 12, 4, pp 25N-44N

Because of their economic importance, contagious animal disease outbreaks require rapid identification and elimination of all virus sources. For managing the vast amount of data and for help in setting the correct priorities, the use of computerized decision support systems (DSS) seems to be...

Author(s)
Jalvingh, A. W.; Nielen, M.; Dijkhuizen, A. A.; Morris, R. S.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1995, 16, 1, pp 9N-12N

A review of the application of crop physiology in crop improvement. Identifying physiological and environmental constraints to productivity, improving genotypic adaptation by matching the crop to the environment and improving tolerance to environmental stress, and the importance in crop improvement ...

Author(s)
Lawn, R. J.; Imrie, B. C.
Citation
Crop Physiology Abstracts, 1994, 20, 5, pp 467-476

Monitoring programmes and predictive models can provide information about stored grain insect populations that is needed to make pest management decisions. Factors that should be considered in developing a sampling programme are discussed to help scientists and managers decide which sampling method ...

Author(s)
Hagstrum, D. W.
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1994, 5, 3, pp 39N-45N

The dependence of individual pest species on environmental parameters, particularly climate, is discussed and the ways in which pests are likely to respond to changes in atmospheric gases, leading to a greenhouse effect, are reviewed. CLIMEX, a generic model of pest response to climate, is...

Author(s)
Sutherst, R. W.
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1991, 79, 11-12, pp 1177-1187

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