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CAB Reviews

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

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A holistic statistical modelling procedure for the analysis of energy balance (EB) studies is proposed in this review. We show that a switch from EB-based analysis to heat production (HP)-based analysis has some advantages. The use of augmented EB data with a fasting HP estimate is proposed to...

Author(s)
Dhanoa, M. S.; Sanderson, R.; Cammell, S. B.; Haines, M. J.; Lopez, S.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 024, pp 1-12

Increasing global population combined with a changing climate is placing pressure on global plant production systems, and rapid leafy and woody plant improvement is required to meet the demands of the future. Conventional breeding is time-consuming, especially in woody plants, and potential new...

Author(s)
Parsons, J. D.; MacKay, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 007, pp 1-12

Simple growth models have proven helpful to study and predict growth trajectories of fish with different life histories and from various environments, and have found numerous applications in ecology, fisheries and aquaculture worldwide. The most applied simple models (e.g. von Bertalanffy) convey...

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Dumas, A.; López, S.; Kebreab, E.; Gendron, M.; Thornley, J. H. M.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 038, pp 1-13

Much of our knowledge about the status of and changes in ecological systems and their response to environmental stresses has originated from ecological monitoring. However, concern exists about the ability of monitoring to provide 'good' data. The value of monitoring is often questioned and...

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Ferretti, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 011, pp 1-14

The development of quadrat variance methods for the analysis of spatial patterns in vegetation is reviewed. Tests for randomness and for detecting underlying patterns, types of patterns and their combinations are described. The appropriateness of various analytical techniques for different...

Author(s)
Rook, A. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Grasslands and Forage Abstracts, 1995, 65, 3, pp 82-85

Unstructured or unprogrammable problems, which are both complex and organized, have been labelled 'wicked' because they cannot be solved using conventional analytical tools. The silvicultural investment problem is wicked: complex, because forest management systems must incorporate many interacting...

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Brumelle, S. L.; Carley, J. S.; Vertinsky, I. B.; Wehrung, D. A.
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1991, 52, 9, pp 803-856

[12:951.9].A review with 34 references.

Author(s)
Norris, J. M.
Citation
Soils and Fertilizers, 1970, 33, 4, pp 313-318

Author(s)
Jeffers, J. R. N.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1968, 29, 2, pp 209-216

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Costello, D. F.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1964, 34, 2, pp 76-78

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McDonald, I.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, A and B, 1961, 31, 3, pp 739-762

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