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CAB Reviews

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

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The increasing trend future consumption of animal products will give rise to a huge demand of animal feed. Meeting this demand will be a challenge, given the scarcity of natural resources such as land and water. Currently approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost and wasted annually, and...

Author(s)
Manju Wadhwa; Bakshi, M. P. S.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 031, pp 1-26

Although there are a number of diseases that plague citrus production worldwide, two bacterial diseases are particularly problematic. Both are of Asian origin and currently cause severe economic damage: Asiatic citrus canker (ACC) and citrus huanglongbing (HLB). Although ACC has been found in the...

Author(s)
Gottwald, T. R.; Graham, J. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 016, pp 1-11

Citrus juices are the most popular fruit juices, orange being the predominant processed juice by the beverage industry worldwide. Although thermal processing remains the most widely employed pasteurization technique, there is growing interest in the development of alternative techniques that...

Author(s)
Valero, M.; Micol, V.; Saura, D.; Muñoz, N.; Lorente, J.; Martí, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 020, pp 1-12

The usage and acceptability of biological control methods are set to increase in agriculture in the future because of food safety and pesticide residue issues. Biological control implementation in Turkey started with control of cottony cushion scale Icerya purchasi (Homoptera: Margarodidae) through ...

Author(s)
Erkıliıç¸ L.; Demirbaș, H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 056, pp 6 pp.

Lycopene is a carotenoid compound found in certain fruit, such as tomato, watermelon, pink grapefruit and guava in high concentrations. Dietary intake of lycopene is inversely associated with the risk of prostate cancer (Pca). Preclinical studies show that lycopene has potent in vitro and in vivo...

Author(s)
Heath, E.; Sahin, K.; Seren, S.; Kucuk, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 064, pp 9 pp.

The history of genetic improvement of arthropod natural enemies is reviewed briefly and I describe the successful genetic improvement and deployment in California almond orchards of a pesticide-resistant predatory mite. Lessons learned from our efforts to deploy this and other natural enemies in...

Author(s)
Hoy, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 058, pp 12 pp.

Rastrococcus invadens became a serious pest of (especially) mango and citrus in West Africa in the 1980s. Economic losses were high, with mango yields often reduced by 50-90%, and pest infestations also caused social and cultural problems. Surveys for natural enemies were conducted in India and...

Author(s)
Moore, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2004, 25, 1, pp 17N-27N

This paper discusses the production, trade and processing of fruits and vegetables in CiXi City, Zhejiang, China. The main fruits cultivated in CiXi include the red bay berry (Myrica rubra), peaches, grapes and oranges, and the main vegetables produced include the leaf mustard [Brassica juncea],...

Author(s)
Li JianRong; Chen YiPing
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 38N

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1993, 4, 1, pp 11N-23N

The progress made in citrus research in Japan over the past 10 years is reviewed. An essential part of this has been directed towards the production of high-quality fruits to meet the demands of the modern consumer. Developments in genetics and biotechnology are emphasized, because they are likely...

Author(s)
Yamashita, K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1993, 63, 8, pp 709-725

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