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The use of biofuels has increased significantly over the past decade in response to policies such as the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard and the EC Fuel...

Date
August 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Climate change models predict that sites suitable for vineyards will shift over the next 50 years. In part through rootstocks and hybrid scions bred from North American Vitis species, cultivated grapevines can thrive in a variety of environments. However, relatively little is known about the range...

Authors
Callen, S. T.; Klein, L. L.; Miller, A. J.
Publisher
American Society for Enology and Viticulture
Publication
American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 2016, 67, 3, pp 339-349
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
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review selects the major agricultural insect and disease pests of agriculture in China, and discusses the implications for developing the use of remote sensing to improve their management. The most important crops were selected as those, which contribute more than 5% nationally in terms of...

Date
August 2016
Subjects
Chinese cabbages; insect control; insect pests; maize; pest control; plant disease control; plant diseases; plant pests; potatoes; precision agriculture; remote sensing; reviews; rice; sugarcane; wheat
Authors
Cock, M. J. W.; Tang Rui; Liu Zhi; Wan HuanHuan; McGillivray, L. A.; Thomas, S. E.; Cameron, K. H.; Zhang Feng
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

Common bunt caused by Tilletia genus species (Tilletia caries and T. foetida) is one of the most damaging diseases of wheat. Recent climate change led to a series of changes in the lifecycle of pathogens, with repercussions on the intensity of the attack and to the manifestation period of the...

Authors
Andreea-Mihaela, B.; Daniel, L. F.; Eugen, U.
Publisher
Academia Publishing House
Publication
Academia Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016, 4, 7, pp 387-393
AbstractFull Text

In the decades to come, our global food system will face unprecedented strains. On the one hand, demand for sustainable and nutritional food production will continue to increase as the world's population grows. On the other hand, climate change will produce higher temperatures, changes in rainfall...

Authors
Vrabcheva, T.
Publisher
National Center of Public Health and Analyses
Publication
Bulgarian Journal of Public Health, 2016, 8, 2, pp 62-72
AbstractFull Text

The concentration of four trace metals (Zn, Cu, Pb and Cd) was determined in the soft tissue of the date mussel Lithophaga lithophaga that is specifically and strictly protected by international law. Samples were collected from the Bizerte bay in the northern coast of Tunisia. Comparisons were made...

Authors
Kefi, F. J.; Mleiki, A.; Béjaoui, J. M.; El-Menif, N. T.
Publisher
OMICS International
Publication
Journal of Aquaculture Research and Development, 2016, 7, 6, pp 432
AbstractFull Text

This study aimed to evaluate the production of methane, carbon dioxide, and volatile fatty acids and changes in ruminal pH in vitro with oilseed press cakes inclusion, such as, cottonseed, sunflower, castor bean, moringa and jatropha at four different levels (0, 30, 50 and 70%) in replacement to...

Authors
Moreira, M. N.; Silva, A. M. de A.; Bezerra, L. R.; Carneiro, H.; Morais, R. K. de O.; Medeiros, F. F. de
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá
Publication
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2016, 38, 3, pp 293-300
AbstractFull Text

Strategic aim is: (1) to identify soil pollution from toxins of the Volga river shoreland in the cities of Cheboksary, Novocheboksarsk, Mariinsky Posad, located just beside of the Cheboksary hydropower station; (2) to compare soil pollution with maximum allowable concentration (MAC). Content of...

Authors
Ivanov, S. A.; Dmitrieva, O. F.; Kulmakova, N. I.; Dimitriev, Yu. O.
Publisher
Northern State Medical University
Publication
Ekologiya Cheloveka / Human Ecology , 2016, 5, pp 3-8

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