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Abstract

Background: Particulate matter (PM) from traffic and other sources has been associated with adverse health effects. One unifying theory is that PM, whatever its source, acts on the human body via its capacity to cause damaging oxidation reactions related to its content of pro-oxidants components....

Authors
Atkinson, R. W.; Samoli, E.; Analitis, A.; Fuller, G. W.; Green, D. C.; Anderson, H. R.; Purdie, E.; Dunster, C.; Aitlhadj, L.; Kelly, F. J.; Mudway, I. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2016, 219, 6, pp 566-572
CAB ReviewFull Text

One of the major bottlenecks in meeting the increasing demand for livestock products is in reconciling feed production, required in ever-increasing amounts, with good management of natural resources and protection of the environment The process at all stages has a major impact on several factors...

Date
September 2016
Subjects
agricultural byproducts; agricultural policy; animal feeding; animal welfare; diets; domestic animals; emissions; environmental impact; feed formulation; feed rations; feeds; food wastes; greenhouse gases; livestock; pollution; reviews; socioeconomics; sustainability
Authors
Bindari, Y. R.; Makkar, H. P. S.
News Article

Diverse ecosystems such as grasslands, contain many species from all levels of the food chain and provide higher levels of ecosystem services,...

Date
September 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Event

19 - 21 July 2017 - Prague

Venue
Prague
Country
Czech Republic
Contact
Priscilla Cook
Contact Details
Wessex Institute Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK
Tel
44 (0) 238 029 3223
Fax
+44 (0)238 029 2853
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change challenges and adaptations at farm-level: case studies from Asia and Africa.

This book is a compendium of studies on climate change challenges and adaptations at the farm level, capturing research carried out across the continents of Asia and Africa. Chapter 1 is on the introduction to climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies with rural farm-level perspective....

Authors
Singh. N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.; Nedumaran, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
AbstractFull Text

Phytoremediation is a method that use plants which can remove or stabilize pollutants in the environment. The aim of the polluted area remediation is to return ecosystems into original condition. Phytoremediation is a green technology used for a wide range of pollutants as well as on various lands,...

Authors
Prelac, M.; Bilandžija, N.; Zgorelec, Ž.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Central European Agriculture, 2016, 17, 3, pp 901-916
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the concentration of heavy metals Fe, Zn, Cu, Ni, Pb i Cd in certain edible species of saprophytic fungi and the substrate on three area of sampling, and to assess the role of individual species as biological indicators of environmental pollution. In this...

Authors
Širic´, I.; Kos, I.; Kasap, A.; Petkovic´, F.; Držaic´, V.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Central European Agriculture, 2016, 17, 3, pp 884-900
AbstractFull Text

In the recent decade, a speculation has arisen on the evolution of global mean surface temperature, that there has been a slowdown in the rate of temperature increase or a cooling after the unusually strong El-Nino event in 1997/1998. This phenomenon is called as "slowdown", "hiatus" or "pause"....

Authors
Yeşi̇lırmak, E.
Publisher
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Matbaası
Publication
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, 2016, 33, 2, pp 72-78
AbstractFull Text

In this study, aimed to determine biogas and electricity generation capacity obtained from wastewater treatment plant was evaluated. For this purpose, Tokat Wastewater Treatment Plant, established in Taşlıçiftlik location within the boundaries of the Municipality of Tokat, was considered and its...

Authors
Di̇lmaç, M.; Özgüven, F. E.; Özgüven, M. M.
Publisher
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Matbaası
Publication
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, 2016, 33, 2, pp 28-33
AbstractFull Text

Cadmium resistant bacterial isolate EP-Cd1 on the base of 16SrRNA analysis identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It showed high cadmium resistance in solid as well as in liquid media. It showed optimum growth at pH 6 and 35°C. Cadmium adversely affect the growth pattern of P. aeruginosa. Cadmium...

Authors
Bushra Muneer; Iqbal, M. J.; Shakoori, F. R.; Shakoori, A. R.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2016, 48, 5, pp 1495-1501

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