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Meat is a perishable product due to its protein and high-water activity (Aw) and is thus prone to microbial and oxidative processes, which lead to spoilage and undesirable changes in meat physicochemical characteristics. Edible coatings, combined with antioxidant and antimicrobial substances, have...

Author(s)
Forato, L. A.; Bernardes-Filho, R.; Colnago, L. A.; Nassu, R. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 038,
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The quality and safety of pepper (Piper nigrum L.) are a function of crop management practices, harvest maturity, harvesting methods and subsequent handling after harvest, including storage conditions and processing methods. The review shows that volatile oil decreases with shade intensity...

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Shango, A. J.; Mkojera, B. T.; Majubwa, R. O.; Mamiro, D. P.; Maerere, A. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 031, pp 1-20
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The basic tenet of crop improvement is the novel genetic variability that is achieved through selection, hybridization, mutation and recombination. The new technological innovations of plant breeding offer scope for transforming crop improvement with more precision and resolution. Advances in...

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Penna Suprasanna; Saddhe, A.; Ghuge, S. A.; Ingle, K. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 028,
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Algae are a great source of mineral salts, vitamins, proteins and trace metals necessary for human metabolism. Interest of introducing algae into human nutrition in western countries has increased in recent years. Humans can also consume algae indirectly because they are a source of different...

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Sarvananda, L.; Premarathna, A. D.; Shafras, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 020, pp 1-10
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Despite efforts to reduce global food insecurity, success has been limited in many developing countries due to numerous inherent problems. The challenges and vulnerabilities associated with food security in these countries have been exacerbated by the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a...

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Erinle, K. O.; Ogwu, M. C.; Evivie, S. E.; Zaheer, M. S.; Ogunyemi, S. O.; Adeniran, S. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 016, pp 1-16
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Serious social, economic, and ecological consequences of climate change due to the high levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in our atmosphere resulting from a wide range of human activities including the burning of fossil fuels and land use have impacted weather events world over. Extreme weather...

Author(s)
Jyoti Tripathi; Variyar, P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 015, pp 1-11
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Climate change is expected to have far-reaching impacts on food security. Such impacts are likely to be higher in developing countries. This paper analyses the state of research on the nexus between climate change and food security in Burkina Faso. In particular, it sheds light on whether and how...

Author(s)
El-Bilali, H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 009, pp 1-15
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We summarize the recent evidence of the interplay between vitamin D, its receptor (VDR), and probiotics in modulating gut microbiota in health and disease, with a focus on metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases. While vitamin D/VDR and probiotics may open promising preventive and therapeutic...

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Abboud, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 003, pp 1-3
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Vegetable production in Jamaica, and throughout the world, faces many diseases that affect the yield and the quality of the fresh harvest produce. However, some diseases are more predominant than others. The most observed diseases of vegetables are anthracnose, leaf spot, club root, downy mildew,...

Author(s)
Benkeblia, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 057, pp 1-7
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Ethylene regulates a number of metabolic routes throughout the crop growing season at different environmental conditions. The most known process dealing with the action of such a hormone turns out to be ripening of climacteric fruits, which as opposed to non-climacteric fruits, reveals that...

Author(s)
Ayub, R. A.; Pessenti, I. L.; Pereira, A. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 052, pp 1-11

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