Glossary of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Science, Plant Health & Veterinary Science

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CABI = Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International (1987; formerly just CAB up to 1947; now includes former CIE) / cabri = kid (Creole) / CAF = Conseil de l'Agriculture Française = French Agricultural Council (farmers + unions) / CALBAS = Comportements alimentaires dans le sud de la Basse-Terre (survey, Guadeloupe) / CAP = common agricultural policy (EU) / caractériser = characterise (viruses) / carambole = starfruit; carambola / caudalie = index of taste and flavour of a wine: unit of measurement of the aromatic persistence in the mouth of a wine. 1 caudalie = 1 sec. of persistence. Not the same as aftertaste caused by tannin" (ITI) / CCPA = Comité Consultatif de la Pêche et de l’Aquaculture see ACFA
CEA = Confédération européenne de l'agriculture see ECA / CECAF = Committee on East Central Atlantic Fisheries / cédrat = citron / CEJA = Conseil européen de jeunes agriculteurs see ECYF / CERAAS = Centre d'Etude Régional pour l'Amélioration de l'Adaptation à la Sécheresse = (unconfirmed) Regional Centre for Studies on the Improvement of Plant Adaptation to Drought (based Senegal) / cerco jaune = yellow Sigatoka; yellow leaf spot (disease of e.g. bananas) / cerise des Antilles = Barbados cherry / CFCA = Confédération française de la coopération agricole = (suggest) French Confederation for Agricultural Cooperation / CFP = Common Fisheries Policy (EU) / CGB = Confédération générale des planteurs de betteraves = General Confederation of Beet Growers (FR) / CGIAR = Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (World Bank) / chadèque = shaddock / du champ à l'assiette see de la fourche à la fourchette / chancre asiatique des agrumes (other names: chancre bactérien des agrumes type A; chancre citrique type A) = Asiatic citrus canker (other names: citrus canker type A; citrus bacterial canker type A) (caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri) / charançon du bananier = banana weevil (cosmopolites sordidus) / chou caraïbe = tannia; tania / ciboule = sping onion / CIE = Commonwealth Institute of Entomology (now subsumed into CABI) / CIPV = Convention Internationale pour la Protection des Plantes see IPPC / CIRAD = Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique = French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development / CIRE Antilles-Guyane = Cellule inter-régionale d'épidémiologie Antilles-Guyane / CMA/AOC = Conférence des Ministres de l'Agriculture de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre see CMA/WCA / CMA/WCA = Conference of West and Central African Ministers of Agriculture (based Senegal) / CMV = cucmber mosaic virus / cochenilles = scale insects / CODA = Centrum voor Onderzoek in Diergeneeskunde en Agrochemie see VAR / en co-infection avec = as a mixed infection with (plant viruses) / combava = Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) / comité juridique = Administrative and Legal Committee (UPOV) / Communautair Bureau voor Planterassen see CPVO / Communautaire bescherming voor kweekprodukten see CPV / composantes du pouvoir pathogène = components of pathogenicity / conditionner = wrap (e.g. shellfish prior to dispatch) / tissus conducteurs = connective tissues (plant) / COP = cereals, oilseeds and protein crops; combined oils and proteins (agric.: crops, land use) / COPA = Comité des organisations professionnelles agricoles de la C.E. = Committee of Agricultural Organisations in the European Community / CORAF = Conférence de responsables de recherche agronomique africains (pre-1999, now same acronym but called Conseil Ouest et Centrafricain pour la Recherche et le Développement Agricoles) see WECARD / corossol = soursop / légumes à cosse = pulses / couscouche = type of mini-yam (no EN name found) / CPP = Conchyliculture Petite Pêche (fishing permits) (FR) / CPRO = Centrum voor Plantenveredeling en Reproduktieonderzoek = Centre for Plant Breeding and Reproduction Research) (NL) / CPSA Comité Permanent des Structures Agricoles (FEOGA) see SCAS / CPUE = catches per unit of effort (fisheries) / system of CPV rights = Community plant variety rights (EU) / CPVO = Community Plant Variety Office (EU, based Angers) / crevette tropicale = Pacific prawn (penaeus stylirostris) / crible = sieve plate (botany) / cristophine = christophene / CSA = comité spéciale agricole (FR) / cucurbitacées = squashes / chef de culture = head of section (within large farm with diversified activities) / système des cultures associées = double-cropping system (agric.) / CUMA = coopérative(s) d'utilisation du matériel agricole (FR) / cv = cultivar / CVP  = Comité vétérinaire permanent see SVC / CVR = Centraal Visserij Register = Central Fisheries Register (NL)
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