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The bacteria which we harbour in and on our bodies ‘the microbiome’ is essential for our health and well-being, affecting nutrition,...

Date
May 2016
Authors
Jen Cunniff
Event

13 - 17 November 2016 - Orlando

Venue
Orlando
Country
USA
Tel
+1 (540) 687-8390
Abstract

Importance: Childhood bronchitic symptoms are significant public and clinical health problems that produce a substantial burden of disease. Ambient air pollutants are important determinants of bronchitis occurrence. Objective: To determine whether improvements in ambient air quality in Southern...

Authors
Berhane, K.; Chang ChihChieh; McConnell, R.; Gauderman, W. J.; Avol, E.; Rapapport, E.; Urman, R.; Lurmann, F.; Gilliland, F.
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication
JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association, 2016, 315, 14, pp 1491-1501
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

Background: To evaluate relation between air pollution and rate of flare and hospital admission among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Materials and Methods: In this retrospective study, during a 10 months period, the number and average duration of hospitalization of patients admitted in...

Authors
Nejad, P. A.; Mard, S. A.; Larki, S.; Masjedizadeh, A.; Hajiani, E.; Hashemi, S. J.; Zergani, F. J.; Moghaddam, E. K.
Publisher
Iranian Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology & Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Publication
Govaresh, 2016, 20, 4, pp 261-267
AbstractFull Text

This study aimed to analyze the ethical perception of students on ethical dilemmas of social, economic and environmental common tourist activity. The practice of tourism constantly presents ethical dilemmas in their social actors need to make decisions. Depending on how decisions are taken the...

Authors
Paes, T. A. A.; Azevedo, D. S.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR)
Publication
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2016, 10, 2, pp 293-308
AbstractFull Text

Carbofuran and oxadixyl pesticides are used in Colombia to control pests and fungi, but their mobility through the soil profile is poorly understood. This study showed degradation and adsorption processes of these compounds in a Melanudands soil (0-100 cm) from Colombia using laboratory incubation...

Authors
Mosquera-Vivas, C. S.; Obregon-Neira, N.; Celis-Ossa, R. E.; Guerrero-Dallos, J. A.; González-Murillo, C. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Publication
Agronomía Colombiana, 2016, 34, 1, pp 92-100
AbstractFull Text

Predictions of global warming point out that frequency and severity of temperature and rainfall extremes are expected to increase in the following decades. Yield stability could be achieved by improvement in future breeding based on information of cereal reproduction under changed environmental...

Authors
Anđelkovic´, V.; Ristic´, D.; Babic´, V.; Dumanovic´, Z.; Kravic´, N.
Publisher
Institut za Ratarstvo i Povrtarstvo
Publication
Ratarstvo i Povrtarstvo, 2016, 53, 1, pp 24-29
AbstractFull Text

In this study, swine wastewater (SW) effects on atrazine leaching were evaluated. The experiment was conducted in laboratory in Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil, where soil columns filled with samples of a Rhodic Hapludox soil received the application of 2.5 kg ha-1 of atrazine mass and were incubated for...

Authors
Gonçalves, M. S.; Sampaio, S. C.; Suszek, F. L.; Coelho, S. R. M.; Godoi, I.
Publisher
UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista
Publication
IRRIGA, 2016, 21, 1, pp 131-139

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