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CAB Reviews

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

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Urban agriculture is an essential component of sustainable cities as the activities and interactions of urban cultivation address all three of the core elements of sustainability, economics, environmental issues, and social justice. Therefore, urban agriculture should be considered fundamental...

Author(s)
Winklerprins, A. M. G. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 059, pp 1-2

Agroforestry can be used to improve the productivity of staple food crops by improving soil fertility and promoting agroecosystem function. The domestication of agroforestry trees producing marketable products then intensifies the agroforestry system and leads to marketing, trade and business...

Author(s)
Leakey, R. R. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 035, pp 1-3

Local food has received much attention in recent years not only through academic study but also through media-driven initiatives to promote more sustainable food systems. Whether these initiatives are correct in assuming that local food will drive more sustainable consumption and production,...

Author(s)
Oglethorpe, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 072, pp 1-11

The universal phenomena of professional urban agriculture (PUA) and family urban agriculture (FUA) are the subject of growing attention. However, it is necessary using a multifunctional analysis to try and gain a global comprehension of their intrinsic worth and differences. Past research on...

Author(s)
Boukharaeva, L. M.; Marloie, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 025, pp 10 pp.

The socioeconomic consequences of plant breeding are examined. Plant breeding is the genetic (G) component of agricultural improvement; advances are ofter interactive (GE) with environmental (E) changes. The economic objectives and consequences of plant breeding can be numerically quantified and...

Author(s)
Simmonds, N. W.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1990, 60, 4, pp 337-341

Author(s)
Maher, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Soils and Fertilizers, 1950, 13, 1, pp 1-6

Author(s)
Aylen, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Soils and Fertilizers, 1950, 13, 2, pp 85-90

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