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CAB Reviews

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

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Forests are the largest source of terrestrial biodiversity and contain over half of the world's terrestrial plant and animal species. In addition to the multitude of species supported by forest systems, forests are also responsible for life-sustaining ecological processes such as nutrient cycling...

Author(s)
Sunderland, T.; O’Connor, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 019, pp 1-10

Sustainability may be defined in the most general terms as the ability to meet the needs of the present without diminishing opportunities for the future. It is also generally conceded that sustainability is multidimensional in that it depends on ecological, social and economic integrity - the three ...

Author(s)
Quendler, E.; Ikerd, J.; Driouech, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 011, pp 1-18

Integrated crop-livestock systems have been proposed as a method to sustainably intensify agricultural systems. However, it is important to understand what is known about these systems and where potential gaps are in our current knowledge. I reviewed over 116 different research and review articles...

Author(s)
Hendrickson, J. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 012, pp 1-11

The sustainable intensification of agriculture is a widely utilized research and policy concept that has been subject to an extensive body of scientific literature. A key aspect of the concept is its multi-dimensional and cross-disciplinary nature, and the need for cross-disciplinary research...

Author(s)
Grewer, U.; Rodriguez, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 060, pp 1-18

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

Southern Africa is comprised of 15 members linked by economical and development reasons. The area has a high potential for agriculture but there are factors (climatic, economic, extension, social and soil) constraining production. Climate change is occurring fast, which has led to the current water ...

Author(s)
Hargreaves M., M. J.; Riveros F., J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 063, pp 1-21

A growing and increasingly urbanized global population will raise the pressures to intensify agricultural production systems, as the total surface area of arable lands remains constant or even diminishes in many parts of the world. Mainstream agricultural research and development have been...

Author(s)
Stoop, W. A.; Sabarmatee; Pushpalatha Sivasubramanian; Ravindra, A.; Debashish Sen; Prasad, S. C.; Thakur, A. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 036, pp 1-19

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

Author(s)
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 024, pp 1-14

This article reviews, from a socio-economic perspective, the current state of knowledge and controversies around the causes and consequences of global climate change. It considers the prospects for reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which, according to the scientific consensus,...

Author(s)
Davis, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 036, pp 1-11

The gendered nature of local agroecological knowledge remains poorly recognized. Gender biases in research and practice result in policies, programmes and interventions that are based on an incomplete understanding of local knowledge systems, and particularly of women's knowledge. This review of...

Author(s)
Elias, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 040, pp 1-16

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