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Constructed Wetlands for Water Management and Pollution Control

7 - 8 October 2014 - Manchester

Venue
Manchester
Country
UK
Contact Details
Unit 8 Appleton Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7AR
Tel
+44 (0) 1924 257891
Fax
+44 (0) 1924 242255
Abstract

Metal exposure in schoolchildren and working children. A urinary biomonitoring study from Lahore, Pakistan.

In order to document the exposure to trace metals among urban schoolchildren and rural working children, we measured the urinary concentrations of metals in schoolchildren from two areas of differing traffic intensity in Lahore, and in children working in carpet weaving or the brick industry...

Authors
Sughis, M.; Nawrot, T. S.; Riaz, A.; Ikram-Dar, U.; Mahmood, A.; Haufroid, V.; Nemery, B.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2014, 217, 6, pp 669-677
News Article

Researchers develop new tool for bioenergy

Researchers working with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) a multi-institutional partnership led by...

Date
August 2014
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

Improvement of the oil quality of the main oil crops.

The growing demand for vegetable oils will increase even more in the near future because of their fundamental role in human and animal nutrition, increasing interest in their non-food applications as biofuel, lubricants, biopolymers, paints, etc. and the rising price of fossil fuels. The...

Date
August 2014
Subjects
crop quality; fatty acids; genes; genetic engineering; genetic improvement; genetic transformation; genetic variation; plant oils; rape; reviews; soyabeans; sunflowers; swede rape; transgenic plants
Authors
Baldini, M.; Ferfuia, C.; Vischi, M.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change impact and adaptation in agricultural systems.

Climate change impact and adaptation in agricultural systems.

This book contains 17 chapters focusing on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, food security, water resources and economic stability. Strategies to develop sustainable systems that minimize impact on climate and/or mitigate the effects of human activity on climate change are also presented.

Authors
Fuhrer, J.; Gregory, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
AbstractFull Text

Spatial pattern and interrelation of total Cd in soils and crops across the agricultural regions of Zhejiang province, China.

In the study, a total of 898 soil samples and the corresponding crops were collected from paddy field, vegetable land, tea garden and fruit land in Zhejiang province. The total Cd content of soils and crops were chemically analyzed in the laboratory. The difference of the concentration index among...

Authors
Zhu YouWei; Duan LiLi; Zhou Yin; Huang Xuan
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2014, 31, 1, pp 79-84
AbstractFull Text

Screening of the salt tolerant plants for high salinity wastewater treatment by the artificial wetland.

Tanggu, as the core area in Binhai New Area, is currently one of the fastest developing areas in Tianjin City. Because of the saline alkali soil and other natural conditions, wastewater reuse is restricted by high salinity. The removal of high concentration chloride by Phragmites australis, Suaeda...

Authors
Shang KeChun; Liu XianBin; Chen XiaoYing
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2014, 31, 1, pp 74-78
AbstractFull Text

Accumulation of heavy metals in Ricinus communis L. from Mn contaminated area.

Xiangbi No. 1 and Zibi No. 7 were planted in the Mn contaminated soils to explore its potential of ecological remediation and energy utilization in the areas of Mn contaminated site. The major nutrient elements and the concentrations of heavy metals (Mn, Pb, Zn, Cu and Cr) in different parts (root,...

Authors
Yi XinYu; Liu Qiang; Luo MingLiang; Chen YunZhu; Jiang LiJuan
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2014, 31, 1, pp 62-68
AbstractFull Text

The characteristics of soil N accumulation and movement in different farmlands in the Yellow River Irrigation Region of Ningxia, China.

The greenhouse fields (n=4) and open fields with rotation of paddy-upland crops (n=4) were chosen in the Yellow River Irrigation Region of Ningxia. A method of multiple-points field sampling investigation and laboratory analysis was conducted to study the characteristics of soil N accumulation and...

Authors
Ke Ying; Guo XinNian; Ji HongJie; Zhang WeiLi; Zhao Ying
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2014, 31, 1, pp 23-31
AbstractFull Text

The progress and trends of agricultural non-point source pollution research.

According to the current research on agricultural non-point source pollution at home and abroad, the connotation and feature of agricultural non-point source pollution were explored in this paper, and then the estimating model of pollution load was concluded briefly. Meanwhile, the paper also...

Authors
Li LiHua; Li QiangKun
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2014, 31, 1, pp 13-22

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