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Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the main pollutants in food as well as the level and tendency of food contamination in Qingdao, in order to find the hidden risks of food safety and strengthen the supervision over the production circulation and marketing, etc. Methods: All...

Authors
Shi XueXiang; Wang BenLi; Ye Bing; Gao RuQin
Publisher
Magazine House of Modern Preventive Medicine
Publication
Modern Preventive Medicine, 2016, 43, 2, pp 249-251
CAB ReviewFull Text

For the review at hand the ISI web of knowledge was searched for the keyword combination forest+management+planning. Close to 200 articles were found with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2013 and 2015. The 'top 5' sub-topics found amongst them are climate change,...

Date
June 2016
Subjects
carbon; climate change; decision support systems; forest management; forests; growth; mixed forests; models; multiple use; planning; productivity; reviews; timber production; urban forestry
Authors
Griess, V. C.
Event

30 June 2016 - London

Venue
London
Country
UK
Contact Details
Institution of Civil Engineers One Great George Street Westminster London SW1P 3AA UK
Tel
+44 (0)20 7665 2226
News Article

A team of researchers from the University of Exeter have developed a new way of measuring environmental change, using simple “point and...

Date
June 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
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
Authors
Kassem, A.; Baladieh, R.; Al-Mohamad, K.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2016, 24, 1, pp 115-125
AbstractFull Text

Objectives: In the present study, an investigation of the composition, structure and diversity of the soil macro-fauna was conducted in the Beijing-Harbin Highway in Dehui city region. Methods: Sampling sites of 5, 20, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1 600 m away from the highway region were conducted on...

Authors
Dong WeiHua; Li XiaoQiang; Song Yang
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2016, 39, 3, pp 425-432
AbstractFull Text

The use of fossil energy in agriculture is an important issue. In fact, fossil energy is a scarce and non-renewable resource, which needs to be preserved for future generations but whose consumption has been linked to global warming. The aim of this work was to analyze the energy flows and evaluate...

Authors
Chamorro, A. M.; Golik, S. I.; Bezus, R.; Pellegrini, A. E.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción
Publication
Chilean Journal of Agricultural & Animal Sciences, ex Agro-Ciencia, 2016, 32, 1, pp 20-31
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of the anaerobic co-digestion of pig manure associated with increasing doses of crude glycerine, adopting different periods of hydraulic retention time (HRT). A completely randomised design was used in a 3×4 factorial scheme, three HRT (10, 17...

Authors
Schwingel, A. W.; Orrico, A. C. A.; Orrico Junior, M. A. P.; Sunada, N. da S.; Centurion, S. R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2016, 47, 4, pp 778-783
AbstractFull Text

Exposure to organic contaminants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, has attracted considerable attention due to the effects of these substances on human health, the environment and plant development. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of phenanthrene and benzo[a]pyrene on the...

Authors
Lemos, S. D. da C.; Rebello, T. J. J.; Pinto, J. L. Q.; Marques, M.; Albarello, N.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2016, 47, 4, pp 737-743

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