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CAB Reviews

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

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Nuts are nutrient-dense foods rich in unsaturated fatty acids; most nuts contain monounsaturated fatty acids, whereas walnuts are rich in both n-6 (linoleic acid) and n-3 (α-linolenic acid) poly-unsaturated fatty acids. The complex matrices of nuts contain many bioactive compounds: vegetable...

Author(s)
Ros, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 070, pp 1-12

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.

Progress with micropropagation of pecans, sweet chestnuts, cobnuts and hazels, walnuts, pistachios and almonds is reviewed. Culture of both callus and shoot tips is discussed, as are the problems encountered (explant browning, maintaining satisfactory shoot multiplication rates, and rooting of...

Author(s)
Hansman, D.; Owens y de Novoa, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Slough, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1986, 56, 6, pp 403-416