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CAB Reviews

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Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Author(s)
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18

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

This review attempts to assess the causal factors and their interrelations that cause decline of widespread European oak (Quercus) species. In particular, it provides an overview of recent advances in cause-effect research since 2000. The first recorded outbreak of oak decline took place in...

Author(s)
Thomas, F. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 037, pp 12 pp.

Forest services are benefits generated for society by the existence of certain forest types and their attributes. The particular mix of services, and their amount and quality, depend on the condition of the forest resource. Water and nitrogen processes are determined to a great extent by forest...

Author(s)
Gadow, K. von; Kurttila, M.; Leskinen, P.; Leskinen, L.; Nuutinen, T.; Pukkala, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 038, pp 15 pp.

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.

The effect of preservation temperature, modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), coating and calcium treatment and dehydration and heat treatment was investigated on red bay berry (Myrica rubra), harvested from CiXi City, Zhejiang, China. The fruits were stored at 1.5, 10 and 20°C and at room...

Author(s)
Wang XiangYang; Li JianRong; Yang XinHui; Joyce, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 53N-56N

Spoilage of most fruits results from their natural pathogens, the fungi. The resistance of red bay berry (Myrica rubra) to fungi is very poor. Fungi that cause spoilage were isolated from the berry. Koch's trials proved that 6 filamentous fungi cause disorders to varying degrees and are probably...

Author(s)
Li JianRong; Liang XinGle; Deng Gang; Joyce, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 49N-52N

A study was carried out on the injury of red bay berry (Myrica rubra; harvested from CiXi City, Zhejiang, China) at different stages of transport. To compare the injury levels, electrolyte leakage from the fruits were measured during harvest in the hills, arrival at the base of the hills, after...

Author(s)
Wang XiangYang; Li JianRong; Yang XinHui; Joyce, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 45N-48N

The developmental physiology of red bay berry (Myrica rubra) was investigated. Fruit size and red bay berry weight were monitored up to harvest. Both parameters continued to increase until the fruit became fully coloured. Red bay berry firmness reduced sharply at the beginning of fruit colouration. ...

Author(s)
Li JianRong; Wang XiangYang; Joyce, D.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 41N-44N

This paper gives a short overview of production, trade, postharvest treatment and processing of red bay berry (Myrica rubra) in CiXi City, Zhejiang, China.

Author(s)
Li JianRong; Chen YiPing
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 40N

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