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14 - 15 November 2017 - Washington D.C

Venue
Washington D.C
Country
USA
Contact Details
1330 23rd Street South, Suite C Fargo, ND 58103-3705, USA
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+1 701 297 7908
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+1 701 297 7917
Abstract

To explore the impact of CO2-induced seawater acidification on benthic echinoderms, Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus inhabiting intertidal coastal zone in north China was utilized to evaluate the effects of seawater acidification on fertilization, embryogenesis and early larval development. Based on the...

Authors
Zhan YaoYao; Hu WanBin; Duan LiZhu; Liu MinBo; Zhang WeiJie; Chang YaQing; Li Cong
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Aquaculture International, 2017, 25, 2, pp 655-678
News Article

The environmental impacts of consumer goods from source materials to disposal are typically estimated using a method called Life Cycle Assessment...

Date
May 2017
Authors
Anu Veijalainen
CAB ReviewFull Text

Because many invasive plants are anticipated to benefit from climate change, the need for effective management strategies will become more pressing in the future. Biological control of invasive plants by insects has been an effective management strategy in many instances, but climate change may...

Date
March 2017
Subjects
biological control; biological control agents; carbon dioxide; carbon dioxide enrichment; climate change; climatic factors; geographical distribution; introduced species; invasive alien species; invasive species; natural enemies; phenology; temperature; weather; weed control; weeds
Authors
Reeves, J. L.
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

In Hawaii, past use of arsenical pesticides has left elevated levels of arsenic (As) in some soils. Sorption isotherms of an Andosol and an Acrisol showed that the former required 1100 mg/kg, and the latter 300 mg/kg of added As to maintain 0.20 mg As/L in solution, the maximum allowable As level...

Authors
Hue Van Nguyen; Ahmad, A.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Plant, Soil and Environment, 2017, 63, 2, pp 55-61
AbstractFull Text

Rice is the staple food of India feeding over 70% of its population. Heat wave or extreme temperature events are projected to become more intense, more frequent and last longer. Some varieties do not switch over to reproductive phase due to extreme thermal stress. Nitrogen management plays a great...

Authors
Behera, R. D.; Sarangi, C.; Mohapatra, S. C.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 2, pp 739-741
AbstractFull Text

Methane is a trace gas, which is once among the major contributor for global warming by capturing outgoing radiation from earth. According to a report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Methane's global warming potential on mass basis is nearly around 28 times more than that of carbon...

Authors
Lakshmi Narsimhaiah; Sathish, G.; Soumyabrata, C.; Veerendrapateel, L.; Sathish, Y.; Nisad Dikeshwar
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 2, pp 696-702
AbstractFull Text

The Mountain Mesophyll Forest (MMF) in the central region of Veracruz presents a complex problem, because it is the only one in the country with urban settlements. This entails the development of economic activities that place the ecosystem at risk; and the change in land use for livestock...

Authors
Sánchez-Gómez, A.; Becerril-Pérez, C. M.; Rosendo-Ponce, A.; Platas-Rosado, D. E.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados
Publication
Agroproductividad, 2017, 10, 1, pp 56-61
AbstractFull Text

The different names for Mountain Mesophyll Forest (MMF) are evaluated, comparing them to the concept of Mountain Humid Forest (MHF) as a biome. This evaluation is made both in the geographic space and in the environmental one. The comparisons are made with a model of potential distribution of the...

Authors
Ortiz, E.; Villaseñor, J. L.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados
Publication
Agroproductividad, 2017, 10, 1, pp 24-28

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