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CAB Reviews

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

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The linking of climate projections and insect pest models is an important step for determining effective management and counter-measures. There is an urgent need to link pest models and climate change projections for a better understanding of the outcomes of climate change-inflicted variations in...

Author(s)
Choudhary, J. S.; Madhumita Kumari; Fand, B. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 055, pp 1-13

The nutritional quality of food produced by organic farming in comparison with conventional farming is a current topic that focuses interest and generates discussion. This paper presents a review of the relevant literature of comparative studies on organic and conventional food. In line with...

Author(s)
Gąstoł, M.; Domagala-Świątkiewicz, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 060, pp 1-10

All social animals influence each other's behaviour. One area of particular interest is the social interaction that occurs between pets and their owners. Within pet-owner dyads, food and feeding are always part of the dyadic ritual. In this review, we hypothesize that feeding can be considered to...

Author(s)
Day, J. E. L.; Kergoat, S.; Kotrschal, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 042, pp 1-12

Probable effects of climate change on Hungarian horticulture and possible responses to those effects are summarized in this review. The importance of these questions is emphasized by the complexity of the relationship between climate and horticultural crops. Horticultural production is influenced...

Author(s)
Varga, Z.; Varga-Haszonits, Z.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 050, pp 9 pp.

Biological control has a long and rich history in Ukraine which is closely linked with other countries of the Former Soviet Union, and some relevant studies from these countries are also included in this review. The use of natural enemies against Ukrainian insect pests demonstrates that biological...

Author(s)
Stefanovska, T. R.; Pidlisnyuk, V. V.; Kaya, H. K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 008, pp 15 pp.

A short overview is given of the history, breed characteristics and reproductive performance of the native Hungarian Mangalica [Mangalitsa] pig. Although this fat-type breed was the most important breed in Hungary until the mid-1950s, it nearly disappeared due to the breeding of modern commercial...

Author(s)
Brüssow, K. P.; Egerszegi, I.; Ratky, J.; Torner, H.; Toth, P.; Schneider, F.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2005, 26, 1, pp 23N-28N

Fifteen Pulawska [Pulawy] and 15 Polish Large White pigs were housed and fed individually with growing and finishing diets from 30 to 100 kg body weight. The effects of breed, sex (females vs. castrates), and level of feeding (15% below vs. 15% above the Polish standards) on the composition of...

Author(s)
Kondracki, S.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2000, 21, 3, pp 105N-108N

This brief review covers the following aspects of pig production in Poland: privatization, organization, commercialization, breeding and genetic research.

Author(s)
Różycki, M.; Mroczko, L.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1999, 20, 2, pp 55N-58N

The Slovak Republic has a highly developed pig breeding programme which aims mainly to improve the performance of crossbred pigs. The main dam breeds used are the Large White, Landrace, Slovakian White Meat, Slovakian Black Pied and Duroc. The main sire breeds are the Piétrain, Belgian Landrace,...

Author(s)
Hetényi, L.; Majerèiak, P.; Gráèik, P.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 3, pp 77N-78N

4.8 million slaughter pigs from approximately 280,000 sows are produced in Austria every year. 90% of pig production takes place in the Federal provinces of Upper Austria, Lower Austria and Styria in the east and south of the country; each account for some 30%. Self-sufficiency in pork is about...

Author(s)
Knapp, P. A.; Willam, A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1997, 18, 4, pp 103N-106N

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