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CAB Reviews

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

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Agricultural activities, which basically involve the production of raw produce and subsequent value addition normally, generate substantial waste, which could be in solid, liquid or gaseous forms. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the disposal of these wastes, which come from a myriad of sources or...

Author(s)
Baiyeri, P. K.; Ugese, F. D.; Obalum, S. E.; Nwobodo, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 017, pp 1-28

The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an important pest of commercial fruit and vegetables in various parts of Asia and Africa, in some South Pacific islands and in Hawaii. Commercial fruit and vegetables can be protected from this pest prior to harvest...

Author(s)
Manrakhan, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 003, pp 1-13

Synthetic plastics derived primarily from fossil carbon sources (such as crude oil and natural gas) are one of the main constituents of urban solid waste that present an increasing problem of disposal and environmental pollution due to its recalcitrant nature. Growing environmental concerns over...

Author(s)
Luchese, C. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 049, pp 1-11

This review reiterates the lack of diversity in Indian diets, especially with regard to fruits, vegetables and pulses, resulting in a deficient intake of essential micro-nutrients. It also highlights the variations in nutrient intake across the life cycle determined by gender and other...

Author(s)
Rama Narayanan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 041, pp 1-7

Information on food composition including types and contents of nutrients and anti-nutrients is important for food and nutrition research. There is satisfactory information on established nutritive elements for various food groups. However, literature on anti-nutrient component generally scattered...

Author(s)
Lo, D.; Wang HsinI; Wu WanJen; Yang RayYu
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 015, pp 1-30

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

Fasciolosis is a snail-borne disease, causing serious public and veterinary health problems worldwide. This disease is produced by infection with Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica through the consumption of vegetables or water contaminated with the parasite's metacercarial cysts. Both species ...

Author(s)
Vázquez, A. A.; Alda, P.; Lounnas, M.; Sabourin, E.; Alba, A.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 062, pp 1-15

The chemical composition, nutritional value and use of a number of vegetable wastes (VWs) and by-products such as baby corn, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, jackfruit, peas, potato, sweet corn (SC), tomato, and radish leaves, among others in ruminant and monogastric diets, are presented in...

Author(s)
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 012, pp 1-26

Gardening has been practiced by humans for food and aesthetic purposes for thousands of years. As urbanization intensifies globally, gardening is increasing in both popularity and extent in urban and suburban regions of the world, thus increasing its impact on the environments. Here we discuss the...

Author(s)
Wang XianZhong; Clark, P. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 052, pp 1-14

The concentrations of phenolics and other phytochemicals present in the peels, pulp/pomace and seeds of many fruits and vegetables namely citrus, apples, peaches, pears, banana, pomegranate, berries, mangoes, onions, potatoes, tomatoes and sugar beet are generally substantially higher than in their ...

Author(s)
Wadhwa, M.; Bakshi, M. P. S.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 043, pp 1-25

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