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Reducing piglet mortality in loose-housed systems

Swine housing has been a much discussed issue in recent years, in many countries such as the United States and Denmark. With genetic improvements...

Date
August 2015
CAB ReviewFull Text

Energy self-sufficient sustainable integrated farming systems for livelihood security under a changing climate scenario in an Indian context: a case-study approach.

The farming systems of the world have to meet multiple demands, e.g. supporting livelihood, conserving biodiversity, off-setting emissions and adapting to climate change. As a traditional way of farming in India, an integrated farming system (IFS) represents multiple crops (cereals, legumes, tree...

Date
August 2015
Subjects
agricultural policy; beekeeping; biodiversity; biofuels; biogas; cereals; climate change; conservation; crop production; economic analysis; farming systems; fish culture; legumes; livestock farming; renewable energy; solar energy; sustainability; vegetables; wind power
Authors
Behera, U. K.; Amjath Babu; Kaechele, H.; France, J.
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Scoping study on the equine industry in Scotland.

This work presents data on the population dynamics, geographical distribution, economic value, ownership, breeding, welfare, constraints and legislation of horses in Scotland, UK.

Authors
Micoud, N.; McKnight, G.; Mauchlen, H.
Publisher
Rural Policy Centre, Scotland's Rural College
Publication
Scoping study on the equine industry in Scotland, 2015, pp 40 pp.
Event

5th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management

28 September - 1 October 2015 - Lancaster, Pennzylvania

Venue
Lancaster, Pennzylvania
Country
USA
Contact
Dale Rozeboom
Tel
+1 517 355 3398
AbstractFull Text

Effect of soil moisture and sewage-sludge compost on some soil chemical properties and alfalfa forage macronutrients concentrations in greenhouse conditions.

Improvement of plant nutrition is one of the approaches for augmenting the drought stress tolerance in plants. Due to low organic-matter content in most soils in arid and semi-arid regions of Iran, application of organic-wastes' compost can increase water-holding capacity of the soil and improve...

Authors
Mahmoudi, Sh.; Najafi, N.; Reyhanitabar, A.
Publisher
Isfahan University of Technology
Publication
Journal of Science and Technology of Greenhouse Culture, 2015, 6, 22, pp Pe37-Pe54, En55

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