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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

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

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

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

A review of the effects of altitude, temp., and rainfall on tropical diseases with particular reference to Sigatoka disease (Mycosphaerella musicola) on banana, Colletotrichum coffeanum [Glomerella cingulata] and Hemileia vastatrix on coffee, and South American leaf blight (Microcyclus ulei) on...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.
Citation
Review of Plant Pathology, 1976, 55, 3, pp 185-194

A review article, covering firstly the effects of shading per se and secondly the more realistic, but much more complex, situation that arises where shading is achieved by growing shade trees, e.g. Grevillea [robusta] and Albizia sp. The various effects of shade trees are considered in detail with...

Author(s)
Willey, R. W.
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1975, 45, 12, pp 791-798

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