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CAB Reviews

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

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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

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

The structure of the plant inflorescence is an important agronomic and ornamental trait studied for its potential economic applications: the capacity to modify inflorescence architecture has always been a breeder's goal. The shape of flowering plants is determined by the forms of the flower-bearing ...

Author(s)
Pilu, R.; Cassani, E.; Landon, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 059, pp 6 pp.

Chemical and in vitro digestibility methods have been examined in order to predict in vivo digestibility and energy value of feeds. Prediction equations are presented, which could be used by laboratories involved in practical feed evaluation to use directly or for developing reference values, which ...

Author(s)
Boever, J. L. de; Cottyn, B. G.; Brabander, D. L. de; Vanacker, J. M.; BoucquƩ, C. V.
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 1999, 69, 11, pp 835-850

Following an introduction, this comprehensive review is presented under the following headings: (1) botany, including treatments of palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii), lemongrass (C. striatus [C. flexuosus]) and citronella (C. winterianus); (2) breeding methods, including (a) germplasm collection and...

Author(s)
Sahoo, S.; Debata, B. K.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1995, 65, 12, pp 1721-1731

Grass is the most widely grown and valuable crop in UK agriculture. Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), the most common species sown, is often heavily attacked by a complex of stem boring Diptera, with Oscinella spp. and Geomyza tripunctata the most important. The biology of the stem borers is...

Author(s)
Moore, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1995, 16, 1, pp 7N-20N

The direct effect of infection of grasses with BYDV, the epidemiological role of pasture grasses in the disease and the possibility of finding sources of resistance in grass species are discussed in this review. Other more general findings, especially the characteristics of different isolates of...

Author(s)
Eagling, D. R.; Halloran, G. M.; Sward, R. J.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1991, 70, 3, pp 133-143

Improved cultivars of perennial cool-season grasses have had a significant impact on sowing programmes on temperate rangelands in North America. Recent progress achieved by exploiting interspecific hybridization is reviewed, the development and improvement of selection criteria is examined and...

Author(s)
Asay, K. H.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1991, 61, 6, pp 643-648

Animal, feed and management factors associated with voluntary intake of grass silage by growing beef cattle and lactating dairy cows are reviewed. Prediction models of ARC (1980) and Lewis (1981) are compared and revised empirical models developed with better data and mathematical forms. Feed...

Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 1991, 61, 11, pp iv + 816-823

The various types of mining, their residues and the soil conditions created are described and planning and economic considerations during rehabilitation of disturbed lands are reviewed. Physical and chemical improvement of the soil and use of irrigation and fertilizers in successful establishment...

Author(s)
Fox, J. E. D.
Citation
Forestry Abstracts, 1984, 45, 9, pp 565-600

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