About this Resource
CAB Direct is an applied life sciences database that includes CAB Abstracts, CAB Abstracts Archive, and CABI Full Text. It covers agriculture and related topics, including nutrition, veterinary science (including zoonotic disease), parasitology, and the environment. It has more than eleven million records, and approximately ten thousand journals, books, conference proceedings, annual reports, standards, theses, and patents are routinely indexed. The CAB Direct interface supports keyword and controlled vocabulary searching; it also offers project management and visualization tools.
Authors' names appear in a variety of formats. Try searching by Lastname, First Initial?, as in Smith, J? to pick up all variations.