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13 - 17 November 2016 - Orlando

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News Article

Particulate matter is a major concern for public health and in many industrialized countries, particle pollution limits are set and levels are...

Date
May 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Background and objectives: Exposure to particulate matter (PM2.5) has been associated with increased cardiovascular outcomes, mediated by a hypothesized biological mechanism of systemic inflammation and oxidation. Although PM10 has been linked to inflammatory markers in a nationally representative...

Authors
Dabass, A.; Talbott, E. O.; Venkat, A.; Rager, J.; Marsh, G. M.; Sharma, R. K.; Holguin, F.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2016, 219, 3, pp 301-310
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review outlines a conceptual framework that links climate-related risk components (hazard, exposure and vulnerability) to the genetics and genomics tools used for developing new crop varieties to promote adaptation to extreme weather events and to mitigate risks related to the effects of...

Date
March 2016
Subjects
alleles; climate change; climatic factors; crop yield; environmental factors; genes; genetic markers; genetic variation; genomes; genomics; introgression; mutagenesis; quantitative traits; reviews
Authors
De Pace, C.
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

This research evaluated the performance of a diesel engine in an agricultural tractor, using Diesel S500 (B5) and mixture with 3% (ED3), 6% (ED6), 9% (ED9), 12% (ED12) and 15% (ED15) of hydrous ethanol. Variables evaluated were the power, torque, specific fuel consumption, torque reserve, speed...

Authors
Estrada, J. S.; Schlosser, J. F.; Farias, M. S. de; Rodrigues, F. A.; Martini, A. T.; Santos, G. O. dos
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2016, 46, 7, pp 1200-1205
AbstractFull Text

Organic residues from sugarcane crop and processing (vinasse, boiler ash, cake filter, and straw) are commonly applied or left on the soil to enhance its fertility. However, they can influence pesticide degradation and sorption. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of adding these...

Authors
Silva, R. de O.; Scorza Júnior, R. P.; Bonfá, M. R. L.; Campanari, M. F. Z.; Mendes, I. de C.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2016, 46, 7, pp 1172-1177
AbstractFull Text

Soil erosion may cause serious environmental impacts on soil and water resources such as excessive sedimentation, especially on steep terrain and erodible soils in arid and semi-arid areas. The sediment yield due to erosion has also economic consequences on dam watersheds by affecting economic life...

Authors
Rei̇s, M.; Akay, A. E.; Savaci̇, G.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2016, 18, 3, pp 695-706
AbstractFull Text

The content of seven heavy metals (Cd, Pb, Cu, Cr, Zn, As, and Hg) in soil samples that collected from vegetable fields surrounding sewage irrigation district in Dayu County of China were detected and analyzed. The purpose of the analysis is to determine the harmful effects of heavy metal pollution...

Authors
Chen Ming; Yang Tao; Yang Quan; Xu Hui; Nie JinXia
Publisher
INMA Bucharesti
Publication
INMATEH-Agricultural Engineering, 2016, 48, 1, pp 95-102

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