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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Animal agriculture faces unprecedented challenges, including the need to increase productivity to meet increasing demands for high quality protein while combating increasing pest and disease pressures, improvi...

    Authors: Diane Wray-Cahen, Anastasia Bodnar, Caird Rexroad III, Frank Siewerdt and Dan Kovich
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:21
  21. In light of the dramatic expansion of Japan’s bamboo forests, it is necessary to develop a strategy for the effective use of bamboo biomass resources. In this study, we tested the effects of ground bamboo as a...

    Authors: Masfiro Lailati, Yichen Shang, Thien Quang Huynh, Koji Ito, Naoya Katsumi, Yumiko Mizuuchi, Masaya Ino, Tadao Takashima and Nisikawa Usio
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:20
  22. Aquaculture is one of the critical sectors contributing to food and nutrition security, income and employment opportunities to millions of people, and is currently the fastest growing food-producing sector glo...

    Authors: Domitila Kyule-Muendo, Elick Otachi, Fonda Awour, Erick Ogello, Kevin Obiero, Jacob Abwao, Cecilia Muthoni and Jonathan Munguti
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:18
  23. Stinging nettle, Urtica simensis, has a wide range of distribution in the highlands of Ethiopia with untapped potential for a sustainable supply of healthy and nutritious food. This study was conducted to documen...

    Authors: Tigist Tadesse Shonte and Kebede Woldetsadik
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:17
  24. One of the less known benefits of the CGIAR is the facilitation of international agricultural research for crop improvement by providing a continuous supply of breeding materials for the development of disease...

    Authors: Yuji Enriquez, Melinda Smale, Nelissa Jamora, Mohammod Hossain and Lava Kumar
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:15
  25. Cowpea or black-eyed pea (Vigna unguiculata L.) is one of the preferred food crops in Nigeria, as expressed in land area and production. The popularity of the crop is in part related to the successful development...

    Authors: Abel-Gautier Kouakou, Ademola Ogundapo, Melinda Smale, Nelissa Jamora, Julius Manda and Michael Abberton
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:14
  26. Genetic improvement of cattle around the globe has been, and will continue to be, an important driver of animal agriculture sustainability. There are several reproductive and molecular biotechnologies that are...

    Authors: Maci L. Mueller and Alison L. Van Eenennaam
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:13
  27. Genebanks contribute to poverty reduction as well as food and nutritional security by being one of the main sources of diversity for the development of improved crop varieties. While the welfare implications o...

    Authors: Martin Paul Jr. Tabe-Ojong, Melinda Smale, Nelissa Jamora and Vania Azevedo
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:12
  28. Polyphenolic compounds like tannins can increase nitrogen (N) excreted in feces when consumed by ruminants but less often noted is increased N in fecal acid detergent fiber (ADF-N). Some simple phenolics are t...

    Authors: Jonathan J. Halvorson, Scott L. Kronberg, Rachael G. Christensen, Ann E. Hagerman and David W. Archer
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:11
  29. Lentil is a multipurpose annual legume crop grown in many environments of Ethiopia and recognized as the second center of diversity in the country. However, there is limited information on genetic variation, a...

    Authors: Emebet Takele, Firew Mekbib and Fikru Mekonnen
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:9
  30. Fruit production in Sub-Saharan Africa is of paramount importance both socially and economically. Millions of farmers derive livelihoods from mango, avocado, citrus, cashew, and coconut farming, but native and...

    Authors: Shepard Ndlela, Saliou Niassy and Samira A. Mohamed
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:7
  31. Disease resilience, defined as an animal’s ability to maintain productive performance in the face of infection, provides opportunities to manage the polymicrobial challenge common in pig production. Disease re...

    Authors: Xuechun Bai and Graham S. Plastow
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:6
  32. Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), also known as fall armyworm (FAW) is a polyphagous pest which can cause significant losses and is considered a global threat to different crops and a ...

    Authors: Yelitza Coromoto Colmenarez, Dirk Babendreier, Francisco Ramón Ferrer Wurst, Carlos Luis Vásquez-Freytez and Adeney de Freitas Bueno
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:5
  33. Stevia rebaudiana is an economically important medicinal plant that has generated interest among the growers and pharmacologists in terms of its industrial or pharmaceutical value. For the mass production of the ...

    Authors: K. Abha Manohar, Gopal Shukla, Bidhan Roy and Sumit Chakravarty
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:4
  34. Insecticide use is an important component of integrated pest management strategies developed for fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda J.E Smith, control in maize in many African countries. Here, the optimum...

    Authors: Jerry A. Nboyine, Ebenezer Asamani, Lakpo K. Agboyi, Iddrisu Yahaya, Francis Kusi, Gloria Adazebra and Benjamin K. Badii
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:3
  35. Most studies on the environmental impacts of agriculture have attempted to measure environmental impacts but have not assessed the ability of the sector to reduce or mitigate such impacts. Only a few studies h...

    Authors: Tshepelayi Kabata, Lilyan E. Fulginiti and Richard K. Perrin
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:2
  36. Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) is a migratory moth that annually migrates northward each spring from sites in southern Florida and southern Texas. This caterpillar pest feeds on and damages ro...

    Authors: Robert L. Meagher Jr., Rodney N. Nagoshi, Shelby J. Fleischer, John K. Westbrook, David L. Wright, J. Bradley Morris, James T. Brown and Amy J. Rowley
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:1
  37. Effective management of solid waste is one of the most serious environmental problems confronting urban governments in developing countries due to insufficient financial resources and institutional capacity to...

    Authors: Juliet Kiiza Kabasiita, Geoffrey Maxwell Malinga, Julius C. W. Odongo and Emmanuel Opolot
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:47
  38. With external fertilization, high fecundity, and established methods for propagation and larval rearing for cultured species, fish provide systems well suited to genome-editing procedures. While early experime...

    Authors: Eric Hallerman
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:46
  39. Potato landraces (Solanum spp.) are not only crucial for food security and sustenance in Andean communities but are also deeply rooted in the local culture. The crop originated in the Andes, and while a great div...

    Authors: Sophia Lüttringhaus, Willy Pradel, Víctor Suarez, Norma C. Manrique-Carpintero, Noelle L. Anglin, David Ellis, Guy Hareau, Nelissa Jamora, Melinda Smale and Rene Gómez
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:45
  40. As much as local communities have employed traditional techniques of preservation to enhance availability and utilization of cowpea leaves, the efficiency of these techniques in achieving food security need to...

    Authors: J. O. Owade, G. O. Abong’, M. W. Okoth and A. W. Mwang’ombe
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2021 2:44

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