Technical Information


Every effort has been made to meet the W3 Web Accessibility Guidelines. If you have any problems accessing the site, or suggestions for improving the accessibility of this site, please send us some feedback so that we can improve your access.


This site has been designed to work with minimum browser requirements of: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and higher or Netscape 6.2 and higher.
For Macintosh browsers we recommend Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later.
You do not need to install or update any 'plug-ins' such as Flash or Shockwave.

Monitors and Screen Resolution

The site is designed to look best on monitors set to a resolution of 800 x 600 or higher, using 256 or more colours. Virtually any computer and monitor should be capable of this and you can edit these settings from the 'control panel' of your operating system.

PDF Files

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We will NOT use cookies to examine your surfing behaviour before or after leaving a CAB International web-site.

Pop Up Blockers

This resource uses a pop up window to display the abstracts database. If you use a Pop up blocker, you will need to turn it off for this site (if using the Google Toolbar, just click on the pages blocked image), or press Control when you click on the abstracts database link.


If you are unable to open the abstracts database, it may be because your browser settings do not allow Javascript.
To enable Javascript in Internet Explorer, click on Tools, Internet Options, and then click the Advanced Tab. Ensure that Javascript is checked (this option is not available on all versions of I.E.). You will then need to re-boot your PC.


If you are having any problems with this site, or have any suggestions for content or improvements, please send us some feedback so that we can improve the site, or solve your problem.