Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB)
1929, when formally constituted as Imperial Agricultural Bureaux (IAB), bringing together a number of services and disciplines to support agricultural scientists in what were then British colonies: 'Entomology Research Committee (Tropical Africa)', set up 1909 - now U-XE4036 - International Institute of Entomology (IIE); 'Imperial Bureau of Mycology (IBM)', set up 1920 - now U-XE4039 - International Mycological Institute (IMI); 'Farnham House Laboratory of the Imperial Institute of Entomology', set up 1927 - now U-XE4035 - International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC); 'Imperial Bureau of Agricultural Parasitology', set up 1929 - now U-XE4037 - International Institute of Parasitology (IIP). Listed title adopted in 1948. Currently superseded by C-XC0359 - CABI, set up 1985, the 4 Institutes having become part of U-XK1614 - CABI Bioscience.
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