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  1. Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis, is by far the most important global oil crop, supplying about 40% of all traded vegetable oil. Palm oils are key dietary components consumed daily by over three billion people, mostly...

    Authors: Denis J. Murphy, Kirstie Goggin and R. Russell M. Paterson

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:39

    Content type: Review

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  2. A combining ability analysis is a useful tool of plant breeders in screening and identifying promising parental lines with high potential for developing competitive rice hybrids. Also, one important factor tha...

    Authors: Victoriano V. Casco, Rosemarie T. Tapic, Jerwin R. Undan, Anna Ma. Lourdes S. Latonio, Roel R. Suralta and Norvie L. Manigbas

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:38

    Content type: Research

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  3. Coccidiosis is a potentially severe enteritis caused by species of obligate intracellular parasites of the genus Eimeria. These parasites cause significant economic losses to the poultry industry, predominantly d...

    Authors: Elizabeth Attree, Gonzalo Sanchez-Arsuaga, Michelle Jones, Dong Xia, Virginia Marugan-Hernandez, Damer Blake and Fiona Tomley

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:37

    Content type: Review

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  4. Dietary zinc (Zn) deficiency is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with adverse impacts on human health. Agronomic biofortification with Zn fertilizers and improved soil fertility management, using mineral...

    Authors: Muneta G. Manzeke-Kangara, Edward J. M. Joy, Florence Mtambanengwe, Prosper Chopera, Michael J. Watts, Martin R. Broadley and Paul Mapfumo

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  5. Pumpkin, Cucurbita moschata Duchesne, is important food resource due to their nutritional composition. Despite their food advantages, they still remain underutilized crops in Africa and particularly in Benin. No ...

    Authors: Vincent Ezin, Ulrich Herbert Gbemenou, Gazali B. T. A. Sanni and Adam Ahanchede

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:35

    Content type: Research

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  6. Authors: Harrison Rware, Monica K. Kansiime, Idah Mugambi, David Onyango, Justice A. Tambo, Catherine Mloza Banda, Noah A. Phiri, Gilson Chipabika, Mathews Matimelo, Dorcas Kabuya Chaaba, Tamsin Davis and Julien Godwin

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:33

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:32

  7. The Fall Army Worm (FAW) radio campaign was implemented between November 2018 and April 2019 in key maize growing areas and locations with reported high severity of fall armyworm as identified by national stak...

    Authors: Harrison Rware, Monica K. Kansiime, Idah Mugambi, David Onyango, Justice A. Tambo, Catherine Mloza Banda, Noah A. Phiri, Gilson Chipabika, Mathews Matimelo, Dorcas Kabuya Chaaba, Tamsin Davis and Julien Godwin

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:32

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:33

  8. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is an annual cereal crop that belongs to the grass family Poaceae of the tribe Triticeae. It is the fifth most important cereal crop after teff, wheat, maize and sorghum in area covera...

    Authors: Abebe Assefa, Getawey Girmay, Tesfaye Alemayehu and Alemu Lakew

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  9. Authors: René Eschen, Tim Beale, J. Miguel Bonnin, Kate L. Constantine, Solomon Duah, Elizabeth A. Finch, Fernadis Makale, Winnie Nunda, Adewale Ogunmodede, Corin F. Pratt, Emma Thompson, Frances Williams, Arne Witt and Bryony Taylor

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:30

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:18

  10. Due to recent bans on the use of several soil insecticides and insecticidal seed coatings, soil-dwelling insect pests are increasingly difficult to manage. One example is the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica vir...

    Authors: Stefan Toepfer, Szabolcs Toth and Mark Szalai

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Global warming and issues in favour of a more sustainable agriculture suggest a reconsideration of minor cereals in European agrosystems. Compared to other summer crops, proso millet has a remarkable drought r...

    Authors: Massimo Vischi, Nicola Zorzin, Maria Bernhart, Johanna Winkler, Dipak Santra, Carla Pappalardo and Stefano Marchetti

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:27

    Content type: Research

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  12. Low plant density and wide intra-plant spacing in traditional cowpea cropping systems are among the factors responsible for low yield on farmers’ fields. Sole cropping and improved intercropping systems have b...

    Authors: Saba Baba Mohammed, Daniel Kwadjo Dzidzienyo, Muhammad Lawan Umar, Mohammad Faguji Ishiyaku, Pangirayi Bernard Tongoona and Vernon Gracen

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. Faba bean (Vicia faba. L) is the most important pulse crop both in area coverage and volume of annual production in Ethiopia. However, productivity in terms of yield in Ethiopia is still far below its potentia...

    Authors: Yehuala Kassa, Almaz Giziew and Dereje Ayalew

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:24

    Content type: Research

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  14. As the global community actively works to keep temperatures from rising beyond 1.5 °C, predicting greenhouse gases (GHGs) by how they warm the planet—and not their carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalence—provides inform...

    Authors: Shule Liu, Joe Proudman and Frank M. Mitloehner

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:22

    Content type: Research

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  15. Apple blotch (AB) caused by Diplocarpon coronariae (Dc) has been established in Europe since 2010. AB is a serious apple disease, mostly in low input orchards and in cider production areas in Northern Italy, Swit...

    Authors: Thomas Oberhänsli, Anna Dalbosco, Virginie Leschenne, Anne Bohr, Sascha Buchleither, Lucius Tamm, Lukas Wille, Srđan G. Aćimović, Fatemeh Khodadadi, Young-Hyun Ryu, Bruno Studer, Hans-Jakob Schärer and Andrea Patocchi

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  16. The discipline of plant pathology has an expanding remit requiring a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary approach to capture the complexity of interactions for any given disease, disease complex or syndrome. This...

    Authors: Michael Jeger, Robert Beresford, Clive Bock, Nathan Brown, Adrian Fox, Adrian Newton, Antonio Vicent, Xiangming Xu and Jonathan Yuen

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:20

    Content type: Review

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  17. Invasive alien species (IAS) cause significant economic losses in all parts of the world. Although IAS are widespread in Africa and cause serious negative impacts on livelihoods as a result of yield losses and...

    Authors: René Eschen, Tim Beale, J. Miguel Bonnin, Kate L. Constantine, Solomon Duah, Elizabeth A. Finch, Fernadis Makale, Winnie Nunda, Adewale Ogunmodede, Corin F. Pratt, Emma Thompson, Frances Williams, Arne Witt and Bryony Taylor

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:18

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:30

  18. In this commentary, we explore the risks and challenges associated with Precision Livestock Farming technologies based on an online workshop with over 70 international animal welfare experts, policy-makers, NG...

    Authors: Juliette Schillings, Richard Bennett and David Christian Rose

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:17

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. Melatonin has been proved to exist and play importance roles in rice plant, such as biosynthesis and resistance. However, little is known about the function of melatonin in its monophagous pest, the brown plan...

    Authors: Longqing Shi, Junian Zhang, Liangmiao Qiu, Zhaowei Jiang, Zhenxing Xie and Zhixiong Zhan

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. The broadness of biotechnology serves to connect different types of modern plant breeding techniques with the potential to improve global food security. However, the topic goes beyond the specific example cons...

    Authors: Claire Williams, Savannah Gleim and Stuart J. Smyth

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:15

    Content type: Research

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  21. This study statistically explores the relationship between information provision and peoples’ attitudes towards the application of gene-editing technology to food, by contrasting cases of gene-edited livestock...

    Authors: Naoko Kato-Nitta, Yusuke Inagaki, Tadahiko Maeda and Masashi Tachikawa

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  22. Finger millet blast disease, caused by Pyricularia oryzae, is a serious constrain of finger millet production which is threatening global food security especially to the resource poor smallholder farmers in arid ...

    Authors: Wilton Mbinda, Agnes Kavoo, Fredah Maina, Margaret Odeph, Cecilia Mweu, Naomi Nzilani and Mathew Ngugi

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  23. Following reports of an invasive snail causing crop damage in the expansive Mwea irrigation scheme in Kenya, samples of snails and associated egg masses were collected and sent to CABI laboratories in the UK f...

    Authors: Alan G. Buddie, Ivan Rwomushana, Lisa C. Offord, Simeon Kibet, Fernadis Makale, Djamila Djeddour, Giovanni Cafa, Koskei K. Vincent, Alexander M. Muvea, Duncan Chacha and Roger K. Day

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. In March 2012, an outbreak of Anoplophora glabripennis was detected at Paddock Wood, Kent, UK. The epicentre of the outbreak was adjacent to a site that a company had used for storing imported stone in wood packa...

    Authors: Dominic Eyre and Jane Barbrook

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  25. Diversification of global food systems through exploration of traditional varieties and wild edible plant species is a focal mitigation strategy for food security worldwide. The present study determined the ph...

    Authors: Joshua Kiilu Muli, Johnstone O. Neondo, Peter K. Kamau, Eddy Odari and Nancy L. M. Budambula

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  26. The avifauna endemic to islands is particularly susceptible to population declines and extinctions resulting from the introduction of non-native pathogens. Three pathogens of concern are the avian malaria para...

    Authors: Tim Harvey-Samuel, Thomas Ant, Jolene Sutton, Chris N. Niebuhr, Samoa Asigau, Patricia Parker, Steven Sinkins and Luke Alphey

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:9

    Content type: Review

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  27. Nitrogen fixation by legumes like faba bean is a cheap way of fixing atmospheric nitrogen to plant available form. However, the inoculation of grain legumes with rhizobium bacteria are poorly researched in Amh...

    Authors: Samuel Adissie Gedamu, Enyew Adgo Tsegaye and Tesfaye Feyisa Beyene

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  28. Landscape composition has the potential to foster regulating ecosystem services such as pollination and biocontrol in temperate regions. However, most landscape studies do not take pesticide use into account e...

    Authors: Quentin Struelens, Diego Mina and Olivier Dangles

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  29. Pepper (Piper nigrum L.) is among key spice crops grown in Morogoro district of Tanzania. Most of the pepper types grown in the district are only known by their local names as Babu kubwa, Babu ndogo, Babu kati an...

    Authors: Abdul Jafari Shango, Ramadhani Omari Majubwa and Amon Petro Maerere

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  30. Limited analysis has been conducted of the role of agricultural research in promoting Chinese agricultural growth in less-favored areas. This paper analyzes how a particular potato variety generates benefits t...

    Authors: Stephanie Myrick, Willy Pradel, Canhui Li, Victor Suarez, Guy Hareau, Catherine Larochelle, George W. Norton and Jeffrey Alwang

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  31. Plant quality trait improvement has become a global necessity due to the world overpopulation. In particular, producing crop species with enhanced nutrients and health-promoting compounds is one of the main ai...

    Authors: Delphine M. Pott, Sara Durán-Soria, Sonia Osorio and José G. Vallarino

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:1

    Content type: Review

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  32. Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is an important native nut crop in the southern USA. In the Southeast, scab (caused by Venturia effusa) is a major constraint to production, and can result in significant yield losses....

    Authors: Clive H. Bock, Yanina Alarcon, Patrick J. Conner, Carolyn A. Young, Jennifer J. Randall, Cristina Pisani, Larry J. Grauke, Xinwang Wang and Maria J. Monteros

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:19

    Content type: Research

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  33. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ines Van den Houwe, Rachel Chase, Julie Sardos, Max Ruas, Els Kempenaers, Valentin Guignon, Sebastien Massart, Sebastien Carpentier, Bart Panis, Mathieu Rouard and Nicolas Roux

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:18

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:15

  34. The early detection of plant pests and diseases is vital to the success of any eradication or control programme, but the resources for surveillance are often limited. Plant health authorities can however make ...

    Authors: Nathan Brown, Ana Pérez-Sierra, Peter Crow and Stephen Parnell

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:17

    Content type: Review

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  35. Breeding for resistance to apple scab (caused by Venturia inaequalis), the most devastating fungal disease of apples, relies on genetic resources maintained in germplasm collections.

    Authors: David Papp, Liqiang Gao, Ranjita Thapa, Dan Olmstead and Awais Khan

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:16

    Content type: Research

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  36. The CGIAR genebank International Musa Germplasm Transit Centre (ITC) currently holds 1617 banana accessions from 38 countries as an in vitro collection, backed-up by a cryopreserved collection to safeguard global...

    Authors: Ines Van den houwe, Rachel Chase, Julie Sardos, Max Ruas, Els Kempenaers, Valentin Guignon, Sebastien Massart, Sebastien Carpentier, Bart Panis, Mathieu Rouard and Nicolas Roux

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:15

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:18

  37. Apple replant disease (ARD) is a phenomenon associated with poor tree establishment at sites where the same, or a closely-related species, has grown for at least 1–2 years. No single organism has been identifi...

    Authors: Emma L. Tilston, Gregory Deakin, Julie Bennett, Thomas Passey, Nicola Harrison, Felicidad Fernández and Xiangming Xu

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:14

    Content type: Research

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  38. Besides the Basmati, the aromatic rice germplasm (ARG) accessions are treasured for quality, medicinal value and aroma. The demand for aromatic rice is ever increasing. Genetic diversity is the source of varia...

    Authors: G. S. V. Prasad, G. Padmavathi, K. Suneetha, M. S. Madhav and K. Muralidharan

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:13

    Content type: Research

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  39. Colony-stimulating factor 2 (CSF2) is an important maternal regulator of embryonic development. Earlier research indicates that CSF2 can regulate genes involved in cellular stress responses and block apoptosis...

    Authors: Froylan Sosa, Jeremy Block, Yao Xiao and Peter J. Hansen

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:12

    Content type: Research

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  40. African swine fever is a serious viral disease of domestic pigs and Eurasian wild boars that poses a major threat to pig production. For more than thirty years after its discovery in East Africa it was limited...

    Authors: Mary Louise Penrith

    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2020 1:11

    Content type: Review

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