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CAB Reviews

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

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Green roofs provide multiple environmental benefits. These include storm-water retention, water purification, insulation of the building, air quality and carbon sequestration and biodiversity enhancement. Green roofs can be classified as sustainable extensive green roofs (no additional fertilizer,...

Author(s)
Salman, I. N. A.; Schindler, B.; Agra, H.; Bawab, O.; Friedman-Heiman, A.; Kadas, G. J.; Seifan, M.; Blaustein, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 039, pp 1-14

A new wave of city-focused food production, variously known as 'plant factories' (vegetable factories or fruit factories), or 'vertical farming' or simply as 'closed environment agriculture' (CEA) is sweeping the world. As opposed to open-air agriculture, with its vulnerability to seasonal...

Author(s)
Mathews, J. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 006, pp 1-16

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

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.

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