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Streptomycetes are the largest taxon of antibiotic producers in the microbial world. Nevertheless, they are less studied than other biocontrol agents against Fusarium diseases and, perhaps, plant diseases in general. Plant diseases incited by Fusarium species are notably challenging. Four species...

Author(s)
Bubici, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 050, pp 1-15
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The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture-nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012-2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on...

Author(s)
Bhavani, R. V.; Priya Rampal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 046, pp 1-18
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In academic research on food security, developmental and technocratic perspectives prevail. Raising agricultural productivity sustainably, guaranteeing accessibility of food to vulnerable segments of the population and nutritional impacts are at the centre of attention. Yet, food security also...

Author(s)
Woertz, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 047, pp 1-3
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The potato tuberworm, Phthorimaea operculella Zeller, is one of the most economically significant insect pests of potato in both field and storage worldwide. The biology of the pest and various management strategies such as cultural practices, biological, and chemical control and other control...

Author(s)
Gao YuLin
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 022, pp 1-3
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The assessment of dietary intake with food records has traditionally been a burdensome experience for both the person keeping the records and the dietitian/nutritionist analysing the record. The advent of Smartphones with high-resolution cameras, the ability to run apps and internet connections has ...

Author(s)
Allman-Farinelli, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 034, pp 1-7
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Information on food composition including types and contents of nutrients and anti-nutrients is important for food and nutrition research. There is satisfactory information on established nutritive elements for various food groups. However, literature on anti-nutrient component generally scattered...

Author(s)
Lo, D.; Wang HsinI; Wu WanJen; Yang RayYu
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 015, pp 1-30
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Future strategies for sustainable food security will need to get greater productivity from available land, labour, water and other resources, producing more food, as much as possible, with reduced inputs. The System of Crop Intensification (SCI) which emerged from an agroecological production...

Author(s)
Berhe, T.; Gebretsadik, Z.; Uphoff, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 054, pp 1-12
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One of the main groups of bioactive components in the food, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries is phenolic compounds, which should be protected by encapsulation technologies because of their low bioavailability, low solubility, untargeted release and undesirable taste. Nanoencapsulation...

Author(s)
Assadpour, E.; Jafari, S. M.; Esfanjani, A. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 057, pp 1-8
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A new paradigm - 'sustainable nutrition' - has emerged where distinct streams of scientific discourse are beginning to overlap: in global change, environmental science, agriculture, food security, nutrition, sustainable development and public health. A broadening of perspective has accompanied this ...

Author(s)
Gustafson, D. I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 056, pp 1-10
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Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 050, pp 1-13

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