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CAB Reviews

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

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Remote sensing can be used to monitor and estimate, with reasonable correct answers, the yield, plant health, and coffee nutrition. Satellite-coupled sensors can obtain information about the spectral signature of the crop, on a time scale, in order to monitor and detect phenological changes....

Author(s)
Rocha Miranda, J. da; Carvalho Alves, M. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 045, pp 1-10

Pathogens are the major limiting factors in coffee productions. Approximately 26% of the global annual coffee production is lost due to diseases, threatening the income of nearly 125 million people worldwide. Therefore, reducing coffee yield losses by improving the resistance of coffee plants to...

Author(s)
Maghuly, F.; Jankowicz-Cieslak, J.; Bado, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 009, pp 1-18

Many plant species of tropical African origin have substantial socio-economic and cultural importance among the rural populace. A good number of these species exhibit long-term ethno-medicinal relevance to the African people. Besides, they have major food and nutritional values that have guaranteed ...

Author(s)
Baiyeri, P. K.; Ugese, F. D.; Nwobodo, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 012, pp 1-12

We differentiate between the success of a classical biological control programme and its impact; the former addressing the completed implementation of the steps of a biological control programme, and the anticipated reduction of the target pest, and the latter addressing the societal and...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Day, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.; Pollard, K. M.; Thomas, S. E.; Williams, F. E.; Witt, A. B. R.; Shaw, R. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 042, pp 1-58

Coffee genetic resources are being lost at a rapid pace, leading to loss of genetic diversity. Some of the threats contributing to the erosion of coffee genetic diversity include human population pressures, which lead to conversion of land to agriculture, deforestation and land degradation; low...

Author(s)
Krishnan, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 016, pp 1-9

In the last few decades there has been probably more interest in drugs obtained from plant sources than at any time in history because of success with antibiotics, and other plant drugs showing encouraging results in controlling serious diseases such as cancerous tumours and acting as stimulants...

Author(s)
Dagar, J. C.; Minhas, P. S.; Mukesh Kumar
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 009, pp 1-11

The importance of hybrid coffee (Coffea arabica) is reviewed to provide a foundation of work for the establishment of seed gardens and the production of hybrid seed. The benefits of heterotic coffee of indigenous origin for the productivity of this crop are explored and it is concluded that there...

Author(s)
Mesfin Ameha
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1990, 60, 6, pp 593-598

An account is given of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, and its natural enemies, with emphasis on biological control against the pest. Early biological control attempts using a bethylid parasitoid, Prorops nasuta, were not very successful, but recent programmes have utilized new...

Author(s)
Murphy, S. T.; Moore, D.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1990, 11, 2, pp 107-117

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Forest Products Abstracts, 1983, 6, 5, pp 105-112

The objectives, including breeding for resistance, are outlined of different international organizations, programmes, committees and ad hoc groups involved in the study and control of plant diseases of a wide range of crops including cereals, grasses, legumes, fruit crops, coffee, cacao and sugar...

Author(s)
Chiarappa, L.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1979, 58, 10, pp 391-398

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