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Over the past few years, the use of cover crops has increased substantially, as farmers and land owners have recognised the benefits of planting...

Date
April 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Risks to human health stemming from polluted air, water, and soil are substantial, especially in the rapidly growing economies. The present paper develops a theoretical framework to study an endogenously growing economy which is subject to pollution-induced health shocks with the health status...

Authors
Bretschger, L.; Vinogradova, A.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017, 66, 3, pp 481-495
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30 July - 2 August 2017 - Madison

Venue
Madison
Country
USA
Contact Details
Soil and Water Conservation Society, 945 SW Ankeny Road, Ankeny, Iowa, 50023-9723, USA
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+1 515 289 2331
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+1 515 289 1227
CAB ReviewFull Text

Because many invasive plants are anticipated to benefit from climate change, the need for effective management strategies will become more pressing in the future. Biological control of invasive plants by insects has been an effective management strategy in many instances, but climate change may...

Date
March 2017
Subjects
biological control; biological control agents; carbon dioxide; carbon dioxide enrichment; climate change; climatic factors; geographical distribution; introduced species; invasive alien species; invasive species; natural enemies; phenology; temperature; weather; weed control; weeds
Authors
Reeves, J. L.
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

Integrated fruit production (IFP) is an economical, high-quality fruit production which prioritizes ecologically acceptable means of production, which minimize side-effects aiming to increase environment conservation and human health. Following the market demands and increasing production...

Authors
Maksimović, A.; Grgić, Z.; Ćejvanović, F.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics
Publication
Economics of Agriculture, 2017, 64, 1, pp 69-79
AbstractFull Text

The strong impact of agriculture on the environment has caused the integration of environmental objectives into the Common Agricultural Policy. In parallel with the development of CAP, attempts have been made to make agricultural production more ecologically oriented. The subject of this paper...

Authors
Ilić, I.; Krstić, B.; Jovanović, S.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics
Publication
Economics of Agriculture, 2017, 64, 1, pp 41-55
AbstractFull Text

We investigated the effects of rising temperatures on the photosynthesis, mineral composition, and growth of radish (Raphanus sativus var. hortensis) in a winter cropping system using a temperature gradient tunnel to predict the impact of rising global temperatures. Vegetative growth, including...

Authors
Oh SoonJa; Moon KyungHwan; Song EunYoung; Son InChang; Wi SeungHwan; Koh SeokChan
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2017, 35, 1, pp 38-45
AbstractFull Text

Studied the temporal pattern of all insects attracted to light trap from May 2015 to December 2016 at GKVK, Campus was studied. The results indicated that, both the abundance and richness of insects is high during summer seasons than winter and rainy seasons. Assessed the effect of temperature,...

Authors
Kimondiu, J. M.; Gyneshwar Jha; Kumar, A. R. V.; Ganeshaiah, K. N.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju
Publication
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 51, 1, pp 78-84
AbstractFull Text

Over the past decade, we have witnessed a growing scarcity and competition for water around the world. Rice being a moisture loving crop, commonly grown in puddled condition which consumes 50 per cent of irrigation water in the world besides leading destruction of soil aggregates, reduced water and...

Authors
Nagaraju; Gururaj Kombali; Anusha, S.; Prabhudev, D. S.; Dileepkumar, H. P.; Somashekar, K. S.; Bhaskar, V.; Hanumanthappa, D. C.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju
Publication
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 51, 1, pp 72-77

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