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Event

5th International conference on climate change and sustainable management of natural resources

9 - 11 February 2015 - Gwalior

Venue
Gwalior
Country
India
Tel
+91 751 656 06 67
Fax
+91 751 243 29 88
Abstract

Assessing the environmental sustainability of biofuels.

Biofuels vary in their potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when displacing fossil fuels. Savings depend primarily on the crop used for biofuel production, and on the effect that expanding its cultivation has on land use. Evidence-based policies should be used to ensure that maximal...

Authors
Kazamia, E.; Smith, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Trends in Plant Science, 2014, 19, 10, pp 615-618
News Article

New findings could improve yield and quality of cereal and bioenergy crops

A team of researchers at the Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have found a new way of identifying genes that...

Date
October 2014
Authors
Stephanie Cole
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)
CAB ReviewFull Text

The practical implementation of microalgal biodiesel: challenges and potential solutions.

With conventional fossil energy reserves diminishing as well as atmospheric pollution increasing through excessive use of these resources, we need to switch to cleaner, renewable replacement sources of energy for a sustainable future. Bioenergy is a promising alternative among the different...

Date
September 2014
Subjects
aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; biodiesel; bioenergy; biofuels; biogas; energy sources; ethanol; lipids; renewable energy; renewable resources; reviews
Authors
Sen Gupta, S.; Sharad Bhartiya; Yogendra Shastri
AbstractFull Text

China agricultural mechanization development experience for developing countries.

The Chinese government initiatives on mechanization of agricultural activities and its indispensable role in agricultural engineering research and development can not be over-emphasized. This dates back to as early as 1949. The continued government supports contributes immensely to the...

Authors
Adekola, K. A.; Alabadan, B. A.; Akinyemi, T. A.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 654-658
AbstractFull Text

Influence of rainfall on soil water content in Iraq.

Soil Water content plays an important role in global hydrological cycles and regional climate of development weather patterns, plus its take part on production of precipitation and climate change. The aim of this research is to find out, influence of Rainfall on Soil Water Content in Iraq during 31...

Authors
Al-Taai, O. T.; Ahmed, M. M.; Jawad, T. K.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 618-627
AbstractFull Text

Accumulation of cadmium, lead, and mercury in different organs of three tuna fish species from coastal zone of Cote d'Ivoire.

Heavy metals are dangerous to aquatic organisms and it can be bioaccumulated in the food chain leading to diseases in humans. Cumulative effects of metals or chronic poisoning may occur as a result of long term expose even to low concentrations. The accumulation of heavy metals conditions depending...

Authors
Koffi, K. M.; Saki, S. J.; Kouadio, A. I.; Atse, B. C.; Biego, G. H. M.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 392-396
AbstractFull Text

Considerations regarding the opportunity of conservative agriculture in the context of global warming.

This paper focuses on conservative agriculture, determined as minimal soil tillage, no tillage and enduring soil cover (mulch) together with rational rotations, as to achieve a more sustainable cultivation system for the future, in the context of the global warming and the permanent increase of...

Authors
Duda, B. M.; Rusu, T.; Bogdan, I.; Pop, A. I.; Moraru, P. I.; Giurgiu, R. M.; Coste, C. L.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Research Journal of Agricultural Science, 2014, 46, 1, pp 210-217
AbstractFull Text

Legal protection of the forests in a changing climate ecosystem.

Forests are vulnerable to climate change. It is therefore important to maintain and enhance their resilience and adaptive capacity, including through fire prevention and other adaptive solutions (e.g. appropriate species, plant varieties, etc.). At the same time, forest management can mitigate...

Authors
Crăciunescu, A.; Stanciu, S.; Moatăr, M.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Research Journal of Agricultural Science, 2014, 46, 1, pp 152-157

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