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Ecosystem greenspots pass the first test.

Given climate change projections, the ability to identify locations that provide refuge under drought conditions is an urgent conservation priority. Previously, it has been proposed that the ecosystem greenspot index could be used to identify locations that currently function as habitat refuges...

Gould, S. F.; Hugh, S.; Porfirio, L. L.; Mackey, B.
Landscape Ecology, 2015, 30, 1, pp 141-151
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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...

February 2015
Stephanie Cole

3rd International Conference on Water

13 - 16 July 2015 - Athens

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...

December 2014
castor beans; exports; genetic improvement; imports; productivity; reviews
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...

Butler, C. D.
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
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Population parameters of Grey goral (Naemorhedus goral goral) at two different sites in Machiara National Park, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.

Grey goral (Naemorhedus goral goral) is a bovid mammal species, endemic to Asia; particularly occurs in southern slopes of the Himalayan mountains. This species is nearly threatened and their population is declining day by day due to illegal hunting and habitat loss. The population parameters of...

Ashraf, N.; Anwar, M.; Hussain, I.; Mirza, S. N.
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2015, 25, 1, pp 88-94
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NeemAzal T/S - toxicity to early-life stages of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.).

In the European Union, the use of the insecticide NeemAzal T/S (standardised variant 1% of the active ingredient azadirachtin) is authorised in organic agriculture. The objective of this study was to determine the toxic effects of NeemAzal T/S at concentrations of 3, 10, 30, and 60 mg/l on the...

Chromcova, L.; Blahova, J.; Zivna, D.; Plhalova, L.; Tocco, F. C. di; Divisova, L.; Prokes, M.; Faggio, C.; Tichy, F.; Svobodova, Z.
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information
Veterinární Medicína, 2015, 60, 1, pp 23-30
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Japanese encephalitis: challenges and intervention opportunities in Nepal.

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a mosquito borne zoonotic disease caused by JE virus (JEV). JE has been endemic in Terai region, the lowland plains of Nepal bordering India, since 1978. However, in recent years cases of JE has been continuously reported from high altitude zones of hills and...

Ghimire, S.; Dhakal, S.
Veterinary World
Veterinary World, 2015, 8, 1, pp 61-65
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A field survey on the assessment of awareness about Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in rural pastoral communities of Dutsinma region, Katsina state, Nigeria.

A field survey was conducted to assess the level of awareness about Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in rural pastoral communities of Dutsinma Region, Katsina state. Structured questionnaires and methods of participatory epidemiology were employed to generate data during the survey. It was...

Jamilu, R. Y.; Bawa, J. A.; Sanusi, J.; Bakari, N. A.
Scientific Journal of Veterinary Advances, 2015, 4, 1, pp 1-12
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Adaptability of sheep and strategies to minimize the effects of climate in tropical regions.

The ability to adapt to a particular region is of great importance when it comes to animal production, since the interaction between animals and the environment should be taken into consideration when you want to have maximum productivity. In this study we observed that several experiments...

Silva, G. de A.; Souza, B. B. de; Silva, E. M. N. da
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA)
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2015, 3, 1, pp 20-27

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