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CAB Reviews

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

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Phoma macrostoma Montagne 94-44B is an effective bioherbicide for broadleaved weed reduction. In 2016, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations, granted full registration for the sale and use of the bioherbicide ...

Author(s)
Hynes, R. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 005, pp 1-9

This review selects the major agricultural insect and disease pests of agriculture in China, and discusses the implications for developing the use of remote sensing to improve their management. The most important crops were selected as those, which contribute more than 5% nationally in terms of...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Tang Rui; Liu Zhi; Wan HuanHuan; McGillivray, L. A.; Thomas, S. E.; Cameron, K. H.; Zhang Feng
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 014, pp 1-23

Fusarium diseases of cereals, particularly wheat, are a persistent threat to food and feed safety and security. Apart from yield losses, the contamination of the crop with Fusarium mycotoxins is of great concern. Among other measures, the deployment of Fusarium-resistant cultivars plays a key role...

Author(s)
Buerstmayr, H.; Buerstmayr, M.; Schweiger, W.; Steiner, B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 007, pp 1-13

Blast disease is one of the major constraints for food production in the world, affecting many crops of agricultural importance. Wheat blast, since it was first report in the mid-1980s, has been responsible for considerable damage on the wheat fields in several South American countries such as...

Author(s)
Maciel, J. L. N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 050, pp 1-8

This review describes the production of acetone butanol ethanol (ABE) from a variety of agricultural residues and energy crops employing biochemical or fermentation processes. A number of organisms are available for this bioconversion including Clostridium beijerinckii P260, C. beijerinckii BA101, ...

Author(s)
Qureshi, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 059, pp 1-8

C3 plants, especially some crops such as wheat, rice and soybean and potato, assimilate atmospheric CO2 directly through the C3 photosynthetic pathway. C4 plants, such as maize and sugarcane, evolved independently at least 45 times from C3 plants, acquired the C4 photosynthetic pathway with...

Author(s)
Liu Zheng; Li RunZhi
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 014, pp 1-8

Dramatic increase in global food prices during 2007-2008 has caused worldwide concern relating to food security and prospects of future supply of staple food. Wheat is the staple food of a majority of population in the world and growth rate in its production is critical to meet food and nutritional ...

Author(s)
Ramesh Chand
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 065, pp 1-13

Further progress towards improved food security and rural incomes and realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) requires a substantial increase in agricultural production, particularly of cereal crops such as maize, rice and wheat. During the four decades of experience with farming...

Author(s)
Dixon, J.; Hellin, J.; Li XiaoYun; Hyman, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 060, pp 1-14

Climate change, expanding regional populations, changes in consumer preferences and improved technology will influence wheat breeding objectives in the coming decades. Traits that improve productivity in drier, warmer conditions are likely to become increasingly important and wheat cultivars with...

Author(s)
Trethowan, R.; Turner, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 009, pp 1-14

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the most important food crops in the world, and transcriptomics studies of this crop promise to reveal the expression dynamics of genes that control many agriculturally important traits. In this review of wheat transcriptomics research, the current status of...

Author(s)
Coram, T. E.; Brown-Guedira, G.; Chen, X. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 083, pp 1-9

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