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CAB Reviews

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

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Many human studies have reported controversial results on the benefit of probiotics on leptin levels. White adipose tissue (WAT) secretes leptin and plays an important role in energy balance and glucose homeostasis by decreasing food consumption and acting on fatty acid oxidation and weight...

Author(s)
Papandreou, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 015, pp 1-2

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

Gut health' is currently a hot topic in animal production but lacks precise definition or definitive assessment. Antibiotics have been used for many years to manage gut health issues but are under pressure in many parts of the world to help protect their long-term effectiveness. The intestine is...

Author(s)
Broom, L. J.; Kogut, M. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 038, pp 1-6

Poultry growth performance and feed efficiency are closely related to the intestinal microbiota quantity, wall structure and the activity of the immune system. Several antibiotics was used in poultry feeds as growth promoters to enhance growth and improve feed efficiency and to reduce mortality in...

Author(s)
Denlİ, M.; Demİrel, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 035, pp 1-9

Although the gastrointestinal tract is frequently described simply as 'the gut', it is actually made up of: (1) an epithelium; (2) a diverse and robust immune arm, which contains most of the immune cells in the body; and (3) the commensal bacteria, which contain more cells than are present in the...

Author(s)
Kogut, M. H.; Yin XiaoNan; Yuan JianMin; Broom, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 031, pp 1-7

The increasing levels of environmental pollution are a problem that needs urgent solution at a global scale. Bioremediation has emerged in recent decades as an effective environmentally friendly, aesthetic and low-cost technology for the treatment of a wide variety of contaminants. Rhizoremediation ...

Author(s)
Pajuelo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Lafuente, A.; Pérez-Palacios, P.; Doukkali, B.; Caviedes, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 001, pp 1-17

Beneficial micro-organisms, isolated from various environments, can be 'domesticated' and used in agriculture, food and biotechnology. An analysis is required for new microbial strains and applications to ensure safety. Various regulatory frameworks apply and in some instances registration is...

Author(s)
Sundh, I.; Wilcks, A.; Goettel, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 013, pp 1-4

Slugs are an important crop and ornamental plant pest throughout temperate regions in all sectors of the growing industry. Their pest status is set to increase as environmental considerations such as using reduced tillage and over-winter green crops, along with legislative changes to pesticide...

Author(s)
Howlett, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 051, pp 1-10

Natural antimicrobial agents are required to ensure that manufactured foods remain safe and unspoiled. This paper will focus on the definition, types, mechanisms of action and factors that affect the activity and application potential of food-natural antimicrobials for food processing. Naturally...

Author(s)
Ramos-Villarroel, A. Y.; Soliva-Fortuny, R.; Martín-Belloso, O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 050, pp 1-17

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

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