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CAB Reviews

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

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Lactation is defined as the combined processes of synthesis, secretion, and excretion of milk, starting at calving and continuing until natural or induced drying off in the lactating female. Milk production follows a common pattern in several mammalian species known as a lactation curve. A typical...

Author(s)
Angeles-Hernandez, J. C.; Aranda-Aguirre, E.; Muñoz-Benítez, A. L.; Chay-Canul, A. J.; Albarran-Portillo, B.; Pollott, G. E.; Gonzalez-Ronquillo, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 056, pp 1-22

Animal agriculture and animal-source foods (ASF) play a critical role in food security, childhood nutrient sufficiency, and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Here, we consider constraints to production of ASF in Africa with a focus on infectious animal diseases and climate stress and...

Author(s)
Baldwin, C. L.; Black, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 058, pp 1-14

The food analysis has rapidly transcended traditional boundaries and become a multidisciplinary food and nutrition science. Technological advances, particularly in analytical instrumentation, bioinformatics, and sample preparation, enabled development of objective, fast, multiplexed, and deep...

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Peršurić, Ž.; Maslov, D. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 055, pp 1-12
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Microalgae are a diverse group of microorganisms that are an interesting alternative feed resource for ruminant production. Microalgae species with high protein concentration and adequate amino acid (AA) composition can be used to substitute conventional protein feeds, whereas species with high...

Author(s)
Lamminen, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 054, pp 1-28
Open Access

Lentil is an old-world legume and grown in more than 70 countries. It is a major source of protein in plant-based diets and is often used to fix nitrogen in the soil as a rotational crop, especially with cereal crops. Canada, USA, and Australia are the major exporters of lentil. Around the globe,...

Author(s)
Anamika Sharma; Rangaswamy Muniappan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 052, pp 1-13

Climate change is exacerbating food insecurity, and its negative impacts will worsen over time. This is happening via several pathways, among which plant pests are a leading cause. To contribute to more evidence-based decisions and policies, a team from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

Author(s)
Chaya, M.; Xiang Tao; Green, A.; Gu BaoGen
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 050, pp 1-10

The sub-Saharan Africa region has been affected by multifaceted interrelated challenges including climate change risks, environmental degradation, political crises, demographic, and food security. The region is geographically exposed to and heavily depends on heat stress-sensitive livelihood and...

Author(s)
Desalegn Yayeh Ayal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 049, pp 1-9

The gut microbiota has been a subject of great interest in recent years because the composition and diversity are associated with the maintenance of piglets' health and welfare. This review aims to summarise the composition and diversity of piglet microbiome, the impact on health maintenance,...

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Klein, D. R.; Schneider, L. I.; Silva, J. C. da; Rossi, C. A. R.; Oliveira, V. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 048, pp 1-8

The growing world population has increased the demand for meat and milk products and has led to a rapid growth in the scale of cattle enterprises globally. As a result, livestock production would intensify even more with farmers aiming to maximize output per animal unit and it would lower the...

Author(s)
Azarpajouh, S.; Díaz, J. A. C.; Quan, S. B.; Taheri, H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 045, pp 1-9

Cattle are a livelihood asset to smallholder farmers in Africa yet remain threatened by the effects of ticks and tick-borne diseases during production because they cause morbidity and premature death. The use of indigenous plants in tick control is a worldwide practice spanning thousands of years....

Author(s)
Mvumi, B. M.; Nyahangare, E. T.; Eloff, J. N.; Belmain, S. R.; Stevenson, P. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 042, pp 1-17

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