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  1. Fleiss et al. (CABI Agri Biosci 3:59, 2022) suggest that palm oil yield from Malaysia oil palm will not be affected substantially by increased temperature from climate change with evidence from a misinterpreta...

    Authors: R. R. M. Paterson
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:71
  2. The invasive aquatic fern Azolla filiculoides has been present in Great Britain (GB) since the end of the nineteenth century, while its specialist natural enemy, the weevil Stenopelmus rufinasus was first recorde...

    Authors: Corin F. Pratt, Kate Constantine and Suzy V. Wood
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:70
  3. Protein source supplement such as noug seed cake (NSC) has a greater cost. To overcome the problems associated with the shortage of protein source supplements, there is a need to look for options of protein so...

    Authors: Gezahegn Mengistu and Getnet Assefa
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:69
  4. Homologous recombination allows plants to repair double strand breaks in DNA, which if unrepaired may lead to cell death. In this project, we determined the relative DNA repair efficiency of the US inbred line...

    Authors: Carlos Víquez-Zamora, Sergio Castro-Pacheco, María Viñas and Pablo Bolaños-Villegas
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:68
  5. Swidden agriculture is a common land use found in the mountainous regions, especially in Southeast Asia. In Myanmar, the swidden agriculture has been practicing as an important livelihood strategy of millions ...

    Authors: Nyein Chan, Khin Nilar Swe, Khin Thu Wint Kyaw, La Minn Ko Ko, Kyaw Win, Nway Nway Aung, Thet Oo, Zwe Maung Maung and Zar Zar Win Thein
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:67
  6. Bacterial infection of the uterus in postpartum dairy cows limits ovarian follicle growth, reduces blood estradiol concentrations, and leads to accumulation of bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in ovarian fol...

    Authors: Mackenzie J. Dickson, I. Martin Sheldon and John J. Bromfield
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:66
  7. Sustaining high crop yield and profitability on marginal soils, such as degraded ferralsols, calls for the use of adequate farming practices. In this study, we assessed for four cropping seasons the effect of ...

    Authors: Géant Basimine Chuma, Blaise Mulalisi, Jean Mubalama Mondo, Adrien Byamungu Ndeko, Francine Safina Bora, Espoir Mukengere Bagula, Gustave Nachigera Mushagalusa and René Civava
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:65
  8. Diversification, intensification, new water and integrated nutrient management methods of rice-based cropping systems are being advocated as an alternative to the water-intensive nature of conventional rice cu...

    Authors: Rakesh Kumar Verma, Yashbir Singh Shivay, Radha Prasanna, Prakash Chand Ghasal, Chiter Mal Parihar, Mukesh Choudhary and Raghavendra Madar
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:64
  9. This paper examines the role of improved groundwater access and management in providing opportunities for sustainable agricultural intensification and building the resilience of community farmers in Southern B...

    Authors: L. Ciampi, H. J. Plumpton, H. Osbahr, R. J. Cornforth and Celia Petty
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:63
  10. One Health has been defined as an approach to the pursuit of public health and well-being that recognizes the interconnections between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment. In this opinion pie...

    Authors: Vivian Hoffmann, Birthe Paul, Titilayo Falade, Arshnee Moodley, Navin Ramankutty, Janice Olawoye, Rousseau Djouaka, Elikana Lekei, Nicoline de Haan, Peter Ballantyne and Jeff Waage
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:62
  11. The genus Striga includes 11 parasitic plants species of food crops in at least 50 African countries. Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth. is a major biotic constraint to the cereal crops production in Africa. It is ...

    Authors: Tinkoudougou Cathérine Sawadogo/Ilboudo, Djibril Yonli, Soumaïla Sourabie, Patrice Zerbo, Hamidou Traoré and Joseph Issaka Boussim
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:61
  12. Oil palm is a key driver of deforestation, but increasing yields in existing plantations could help meet rising global demands, while avoiding further conversion of natural habitat. Current oil palm plantation...

    Authors: Susannah Fleiss, Colin J. McClean, Henry King and Jane K. Hill
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:59
  13. Growing high-yielding varieties is crucial for successful crop production and maximizing farmers’ net returns. One such example is IR05N221, locally referred to as Komboka rice variety, which was released in Keny...

    Authors: Mary Ng’endo, MaryLiza Kinyua, Lourine Chebet, Samuel Mutiga, Joseph Ndung’u, Oliver Nyongesa, Simon Njau, Ajay Panchbhai, Ruth Musila and Rosemary Murori
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:57
  14. The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting domestic and global food supply chains resulting in reduced access to healthy diverse diets. Hawaiʻi has been described as a model social-ecological system and it has been...

    Authors: E. H. Berning, C. V. H. Andersen, O. Mertz, N. Dickinson, M. Opgenorth, N. K. Lincoln, J. H. Rashford and N. Rønsted
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:56
  15. Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) is an important crop in the production of food and energy in tropical and subtropical regions. To provide plants with what they need, highly concentrated fertilizers are often de...

    Authors: Wilfrand Ferney Bejarano Herrera, Bruna Arruda, Hudson Wallace Pereira de Carvalho and Paulo Sergio Pavinato
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:55
  16. The change from predominantly natural to agricultural landscapes has been shown to reduce pollination and biological control services and also affect the functional traits of the insects that provide such serv...

    Authors: Nina Garcia Devine, Tim Luttermoser and Katja Poveda
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:54
  17. In countries like Ethiopia where the selling of staple food crops is the common way of earning cash income; the concept of agricultural commercialization is never restricted to cash crops. Among the staple foo...

    Authors: Getachew Eshetu Gidelew, Tesfaye Lemma Tefera and Chanyalew Seyoum Aweke
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:53
  18. Noug (Guizotia abyssinica (L.f) Cass) is an important edible oil-producing crop. Ethiopia is the center of origin and diversity for noug and thousands of noug accessions are being maintained at the Gene Bank in E...

    Authors: Motbaynor Terefe and Dejene Girma
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:52
  19. Women's empowerment constitutes an important aspect of the development agenda. Although it is highly contextual in nature, empowerment literature so far has focussed on identifying factors associated with empo...

    Authors: Wole Kinati, Derek Baker, Elizabeth C. Temple, Dina Najjar and Annet Abenakyo Mulema
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:49
  20. Strides have been made in Bangladesh to promote the utilisation of biological control agents (BCAs), however farmer utilisation remains sub-optimal. The establishment of local BCA production hubs, although tou...

    Authors: Mariam A. T. J. Kadzamira, Malvika Chaudhary, Frances Williams and Nirmal K. Dutta
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:48
  21. Maize (Zea mays L.) is an important staple food crop in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and contributes significantly to food security. Due to Striga, maize yield loss is estimated between 20 and 80% forcing some farmer...

    Authors: Simbarashe Mutsvanga, Edmore Gasura, Peter S. Setimela, Cacious S. Nyakurwa and Stanford Mabasa
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:47
  22. Climate change poses severe threats to smallholder farmers' agricultural livelihoods and food security in Sub Saharan Africa. Understanding long-term rainfall trends of variability and extremes at local scales...

    Authors: Francis Atube, Geoffrey M. Malinga, Martine Nyeko, Daniel M. Okello, Basil Mugonola, George William Omony and Ipolto Okello-Uma
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:46
  23. There is limited information on the effect of environment on vegetative growth in everbearing (EB) strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) and its comparison with the situation in seasonal flowering types.

    Authors: R. Rivero, A. Sønsteby, O. M. Heide, K. A. Solhaug and S. F. Remberg
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:43
  24. Watermelons and pumpkins are cultivated in Uganda for their leaves, fruits, and seeds, thereby contributing to food, nutrition and income security. However, there is limited research and information on constra...

    Authors: Fred B. Masika, Titus Alicai, Hussein Shimelis, Gabriel Ddamulira, Shahasi Y. Athman, Perpetua Ipulet, Morgan Andama and Arthur K. Tugume
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:39
  25. Genetic modification of animals via selective breeding is the basis for modern agriculture. The current breeding paradigm however has limitations, chief among them is the requirement for the beneficial trait t...

    Authors: Kristin M. Whitworth, Jonathan A. Green, Bethany K. Redel, Rodney D. Geisert, Kiho Lee, Bhanu P. Telugu, Kevin D. Wells and Randall S. Prather
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:41
  26. Five new potato clones (CIP393280.64, CIP393371.58, CIP393077.159, CIP396018.241, and CIP398190.615) and two local checks (Kinigi and Kirundo) were evaluated in fourteen sites under the National Performance Tr...

    Authors: Rukundo Placide, Ndacyayisenga Theophile, Elke Vandamme, Nshimiyimana Jean Claude and Mendes Thiago
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:40
  27. The world population is expected to be around 9 billion by 2050 which would be 34 per cent greater than the today’s population. This will enhance the food demand to match the rising population. Horticultural c...

    Authors: Vishal Singh Rana, Sunny Sharma, Neerja Rana and Umesh Sharma
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:38
  28. Termites are the most destructive pests in many agricultural and forest plantations in Uganda. Current control of termites mostly relies on chemical pesticides. However, the adverse effects of chemical insecti...

    Authors: Betty C. Okori, Christine Oryema, Robert Opiro, Acur Amos, Gilbert I. Obici, Karlmax Rutaro, Geoffrey M. Malinga and Eric Sande
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:37
  29. Gene-editing holds promise as a new technique for growth promotion in livestock, especially in the face of increased opposition to traditional methods of growth promotion like feed additives. However, to date,...

    Authors: A. C. Dilger, X. Chen, L. T. Honegger, B. M. Marron and J. E. Beever
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:36
  30. The selection and introduction of disease resistance genes in livestock not only provide health benefits to animals but opportunities for breeders and farmers to meet the growing demand for high-quality meat a...

    Authors: A. Mark Cigan and Pieter W. Knap
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:34
  31. The All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project (AICRIP) organizes multi-location tests (METs) with new genotypes from breeding programs. The best performing genotypes in METs for 3–4 years are identified a...

    Authors: Gogineni S. V. Prasad, Chilukuri S. Rao, Kota Suneetha, Kalambur Muralidharan and E. A. Siddiq
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:33
  32. Leaf spot disease of Telfairia occidentalis, caused by Phoma sorghina, represents one of the major biotic constraints to T. occidentalis production under small scale farming systems in West Africa including Camer...

    Authors: Andrew Kebei Kpu, Mbong Grace Annih and Agyingi Lucy Ambang
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:32
  33. Pea weevil (Bruchus pisorum (L.), Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) is a major cosmopolitan pest of pea crops and is established in most pea growing areas of the world. Pea weevil has been detected several times in New ...

    Authors: David G. Voice, Rory MacLellan, Adrian Russell, Dave Goulden, Ivan Lawrie, Greg Baker, David A. J. Teulon and John M. Kean
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:31
  34. Food insecurity is a recurrent feature of the Ethiopian drylands. The risk of food insecurity has been aggravated by climate variability, climate change, population pressure, and subsistence agricultural pract...

    Authors: Adem Mohammed and Estifanos Feleke
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:29
  35. An ongoing action research nutrition literacy programme based on Freire’s approach of raising critical consciousness through the use of dialogue as a pedagogic tool is being implemented as part of a nutrition ...

    Authors: Rama Narayanan, Akshaya Kumar Panda, D. J. Nithya and R. V. Bhavani
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:28
  36. Crop germplasm collections are a key asset to support the resilience and productivity of cropping systems worldwide. In their diversity lays an oftentimes untapped reservoir of alleles that may enable breeding...

    Authors: Aemiro Bezabih Woldeyohannes, Ermias Abate Desta, Carlo Fadda, Mario Enrico Pè and Matteo Dell’Acqua
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:27
  37. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) holds in trust the world's largest collection of rice diversity, with more than 130,000 accessions of cultivated rice and wild species. Between 2012 and 2018, a...

    Authors: Nelissa Jamora and Venuprasad Ramaiah
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:26
  38. Ethiopia is heterogeneous in agro-ecological, social, and economic conditions. In such heterogeneous environment, crop production needs to be diversified to meet household consumption and market needs. This st...

    Authors: Dereje Derso, Degefa Tolossa and Abrham Seyoum
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:25
  39. The fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda is one of the major pests in maize crops, causing important production losses. The pest has rapidly spread worldwide, generating an urgent need to develop efficient and sus...

    Authors: Juliana Gómez-Valderrama, Paola Cuartas-Otálora, Carlos Espinel-Correal, Gloria Barrera-Cubillos and Laura Villamizar-Rivero
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:24
  40. A method is proposed which considers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) through several lenses, in order to obtain a more holistic view of the potential for IPM, and is described using a case study of Scottish s...

    Authors: Stacia Stetkiewicz, Ann Bruce, Fiona J. Burnett, Richard A. Ennos and Cairistiona F. E. Topp
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:23
  41. Sorghum is one of the most important cereal crops well adapted in arid and semi-arid areas of Ethiopia but yield is low as compared to its potential. The crop has been adversely affected by climate change and ...

    Authors: Adem Mohammed and Abebe Misganaw
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:22

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