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Chemical mutagenesis induces variations that may assist in the identification of targets for adaptation to growth under atmospheric CO2 enrichment. The aim of this work was to characterize the limitations causing reduced photosynthetic capacity in G132 mutagenized barley (Hordeum vulgare L. cv....

Authors
Córdoba, J.; Molina-Cano, J. L.; Martínez-Carrasco, R.; Morcuende, R.; Pérez, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd
Publication
Plant Science, 2016, 244, pp 19-30
News Article

Last year, the global average surface temperature surpassed all previous records by a significant margin, according to an analysis from the United...

Date
January 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Event

18 - 19 April 2016 - Istanbul

Venue
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Contact
Ms. Lipsa Zheng
Tel
+44 7452 131713 or +971 52 829 9493
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CAB ReviewFull Text

Humans benefit from ecosystems which provide free goods and services. The capacity of ecosystems to deliver such services is under constant stress since humans continue to alter the environment. Ecosystem service (ESS) approaches have the potential to pinpoint multiple benefits that humans derive...

Date
January 2016
Subjects
biodiversity; climatic factors; decision support systems; ecosystem services; ecosystems; flowers; plantations; pollen; pollination; reviews
Authors
Häuser, I.; Thellmann, K.; Cotter, M.; Sauerborn, J.
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

Chitral, the pinnacle of Hindu Kush, draining 31 notable glaciers, is least studied for Ichthyo-faunal diversity. This work explored the fish fauna and the risk factors for the Ichthyo-faunal diversity loss at the foothills of Hindu Kush. A total of 21 fish species were collected from different...

Authors
Arif Jan; Abdul Rab; Rooh Ullah; Hussain Shah; Haroon; Iftikhar Ahmad; Muhammad Younas; Ikram Ullah
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2016, 48, 1, pp 285-288
AbstractFull Text

Platinum-group elements are released to environment by only anthropogenic activities. It is commonly used in many fields such as technology, medical field and especially catalytic converters. The toxicological effects of Poly(vinylferrocenium) (PVF+), PVF+-supported palladium nanoparticles...

Authors
Dağlıoğlu, Y.; Çelebi, M. S.; Önalan, Ş.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2016, 48, 1, pp 187-193
AbstractFull Text

The levels of heavy metals viz., Cd, Cu, Fe, Ni, Pb, Zn and Al were determined by ICP-AES in the muscles and total bodies of Mullus barbatus (Linnaeus 1758), Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus 1758), Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus 1758) captured from the coast of Sinop. The order of the levels of the...

Authors
Gundogdu, A.; Culha, S. T.; Kocbas, F.; Culha, M.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2016, 48, 1, pp 25-34
AbstractFull Text

Alternatives to replace concrete slabs for prefabricated wood as structure of pavement with wearing course was evaluated, ensuring that these prefabrications work as a single element using finger joints. The mechanical behavior of two types of wood identified through simulations implementing a...

Authors
Devia Castillo, C. A.; Reyes, F.; Morales, I.; Morris, M.; Pareja, J.
Publisher
Facultad del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
Publication
Revista Colombia Forestal, 2016, 19, 1, pp 95-109
AbstractFull Text

The potential impact of future climate change on fruit fly species distribution was assessed in Uganda using two general circulation models (HADCM and CCCMA) and two future predicted CO2 emission scenarios (A2 and B2), under both full and no species dispersal modes. Future ranges were overall...

Authors
Masembe, C.; Isabirye, B. E.; Rwomushana, I.; Nankinga, C. K.; Akol, A. M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Plant Protection Science, 2016, 52, 1, pp 26-34

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