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CAB Reviews

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

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The increasing trend future consumption of animal products will give rise to a huge demand of animal feed. Meeting this demand will be a challenge, given the scarcity of natural resources such as land and water. Currently approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost and wasted annually, and...

Author(s)
Manju Wadhwa; Bakshi, M. P. S.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 031, pp 1-26

Rubus is one of a hundred genera in the family Rosaceae. The genus Rubus comprises about 700 species naturally occurring in temperate zones. The worldwide popularity of Rubus fruits has increased because they are considered a healthy and nutritious food, containing many antioxidants. Antioxidants...

Author(s)
Grabek-Lejko, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 014, pp 1-13

Plums belong to the Rosaceae family and include the European species (Prunus domestica L.), which is consumed fresh or dried, and the Japanese species (Prunus salicina Lindell), mainly freshly consumed. Plums are considered climacteric, although some plum cultivars do not show the typical increase...

Author(s)
Manganaris, G. A.; Vicente, A. R.; Crisosto, C. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 009, pp 10 pp.

The existence of numerous wild species, the variability within species and the wide geographical distribution in combination with the weak barriers to interspecific and intersectional hybridization, make genetic relationships within the genus Rosa difficult to unravel. The use of molecular...

Author(s)
Cock, K. de; Scariot, V.; Leus, L.; Riek, J. de; Huylenbroeck, J. van
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 052, pp 10 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.

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.

This paper discusses the production, trade and processing of fruits and vegetables in CiXi City, Zhejiang, China. The main fruits cultivated in CiXi include the red bay berry (Myrica rubra), peaches, grapes and oranges, and the main vegetables produced include the leaf mustard [Brassica juncea],...

Author(s)
Li JianRong; Chen YiPing
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2002, 13, 4, pp 38N

Breeders in northern countries with unfavourable climates face some different problems from their colleagues in more temperate regions. Some presently relevant breeding strategies are discussed, including ex situ maintenance of woody genetic resources, the need for effective in situ conservation,...

Author(s)
Väinölä, A.; Joy, P.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1996, 66, 5, pp 601-607

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 1995, 6, 3, pp 27N-41N

Pterochloroides persicae has assumed pest status on peach and almond in several countries in southern Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and most recently in the Arabian peninsular, in Yemen, where it has been reported causing severe damage. Distribution records suggest that it is...

Author(s)
Kairo, M. T. K.; Poswal, M. A.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 1995, 16, 3, pp 41N-47N

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