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Palynological evidence for a warmer boreal climate in the Late Pliocene of the Yukon Territory, Canada.

The Late Pliocene (3.6-2.6 Ma) was a period of significant global warmth, considered a potential analogue for future anthropogenic climate change. Newly discovered fine-grained sediments from between the gold-bearing lower and upper White Channel Gravels show the presence of a wetland or lake...

Authors
Pound, M. J.; Lowther, R. I.; Peakall, J.; Chapman, R. J.; Salzmann, U.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Palynology, 2015, 39, 1, pp 91-102
News Article

New farming technique increases yield and reduces fertiliser pollution

An unexpected discovery in a pea and bean crop by a PhD student has led to the use of X-ray technology to help farmers increase their yields and cut...

Date
February 2015
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Event

3rd International Conference on Water

13 - 16 July 2015 - Athens

Venue
Athens
Country
Greece
Contact
Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos
CAB ReviewFull Text

A re-evaluation of castor (Ricinus communis L.) as a crop plant.

Castor (Ricinus communis L.) has been transformed from a wasteland colonizer to an important industrial oilseed crop. Its seed oil is one of the most sought-after vegetable oils because of its rich properties and variety of end-users. Castor is an ancient crop but its production now has been...

Date
December 2014
Subjects
castor beans; exports; genetic improvement; imports; productivity; reviews
Authors
Kammili Anjani
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change and global health.

Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health...

Authors
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
AbstractFull Text

A comparative study of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions of canola production.

In this research, the energy flow and production energy indices of canola cultivation in Trakya province of Turkey, Golestan and Mazandaran provinces of Iran were compared. Diesel fuel and chemical fertilizer inputs were the highest consumer of energy in the production of canola in these three...

Authors
Khojastehpour, M.; Nikkhah, A.; Hashemabadi, D.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development, 2015, 5, 1, pp 51-58
AbstractFull Text

Effect of temperature on adsorption-desorption behaviour of triazophos in Indian soils ground.

The present study investigated the adsorption-desorption behaviour of triazophos on Indian soils at 10, 20 and 40°C using batch equilibrium technique. Results revealed that adsorption isotherms were explained better by Freundlich model and adsorption coefficient (Kf) decreased with increase in...

Authors
Rani, S.; Sud, D.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Plant, Soil and Environment, 2015, 61, 1, pp 36-42
AbstractFull Text

Effects of nitrogen application on soil nitrification and denitrification rates and N2O emissions in greenhouse.

Nitrous oxide (N2O) has significant impact on global warming and leads to the depletion of ozone in the stratosphere. Agricultural soil is regarded as a major source of N2O emissions. In recent years, greenhouse grown vegetables have rapidly developed in China. Although excessive fertilizer...

Authors
Li, Y. K.; Li, B.; Guo, W. Z.; Wu, X. P.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2015, 17, 2, pp 519-530
AbstractFull Text

Single cell oil (SCO) production by Rhodotorula mucilaginosa and its environmental benefits.

Microbial oil has high similarity to the oil obtained from plants and animals. They are renewable sources that can be used for different purposes such as production of biofuels. Biofuels are renewable, biodegradable, and nontoxic, which makes them highly environmentally friendly. Producing oil from...

Authors
Enshaeieh, M.; Abdoli, A.; Madani, M.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2015, 17, 2, pp 387-400
AbstractFull Text

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties as an intervention to mitigate the III effects of climate change.

An experiment was conducted under drought prone situations (Ganjam, Subarnapur and Jharsuguda districts) and flood and cyclone prone situation (Kendrapara district) in Odisha. There were five high yielding varieties namely Khandagiri, Sahabhagidhan, Konark, Pratikshya and Lalat and one hybrid...

Authors
Mohapatra, S. C.; Nanda, S. S.; Sarangi, C.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2015, 33, 1A, pp 392-395

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