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CAB Reviews

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

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The aim of this study was to examine breeding objectives and the impact of production systems and breed types on dairy cattle performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A total of 64 research studies published between 1980 and 2018 were used for qualitative analysis (qualitative synthesis) of...

Author(s)
Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 007, pp 1-15

Objective The objective of this paper is to review the recent scientific literature that focuses on the occurrence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-E) in healthy, living farm animals, namely chickens, pigs, and cattle, in European countries. Results The...

Author(s)
Kuhnke, D.; Werner, N.; Kreienbrock, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 010, pp 1-13

Sustainability may be defined in the most general terms as the ability to meet the needs of the present without diminishing opportunities for the future. It is also generally conceded that sustainability is multidimensional in that it depends on ecological, social and economic integrity - the three ...

Author(s)
Quendler, E.; Ikerd, J.; Driouech, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 011, pp 1-18

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

Innovations affect societies in various ways. For example, the latest innovations in cell phones and electronics are readily adopted without hesitation. However, many innovations regarding the breeding of plants, the production of food crops and the processing of food products, can be met with fear ...

Author(s)
Smyth, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 021, pp 1-6

Black pepper is considered the most attractive spice throughout the world, owing to its pungent alkaloid piperine, which biologically presents a very important spice in human and animal nutrition. Various experiments have shown that black pepper and its secondary metabolites could be used as an...

Author(s)
Puvača, N.; Ljubojević, D.; Ðuragić, O.; Popović, S.; Könyves, T.; Miščević, B.; Prodanović, R.; Bošković, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 029, pp 1-6

A brief view on the importance of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is given by discussing the concept since it was first advocated in 1959 up to the adoption of IPM as a policy within the European Union. Reference is made to the need for crop monitoring and improved application techniques as well...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 012, pp 1-2

Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) meets about 30% of the global demand for sucrose while potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the world's fourth staple food crop contributing to a significant proportion of global food needs. As world population increases, increasing the yields of these crops sustainably is...

Author(s)
Mahmood, S. A.; Murdoch, A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 061, pp 1-12

Disease is an important limitation on aquatic production, particularly for intensified aquaculture. Disease spread depends on behaviour of the pathogens on local scales and over short periods, their interaction with currents operating over many kilometres and days and the build-up of infection in...

Author(s)
Murray, A. G.; Salama, N. K. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 032, pp 1-11

The majority of Muslims only consume Halal food because they believe the consumption of such foods is a commandment from Allah (God). Whilst Halal food may be readily available in Muslim-majority countries, Muslims living in the West often encounter a great deal of difficulty in finding Halal food. ...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 007, pp 1-7

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