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Impact of penicillin G on the trophic diversity (Moens & Vincx, 1997) of marine nematode community: results from microcosm experiments.

Marine nematodes from Bizerte lagoon sediments (Tunisia, Northern Mediterranean) were treated with the penicillin G in microcosm experiment for 30 days. Sediment was treated with five concentrations of this antibiotic (D1: 3 mg.L-1, D2: 30 mg.L-1, D3: 300 mg.L-1, D4: 600 mg.L-1, D5: 700 mg.L-1)....

Authors
Nasri, A.; Boufahja, F.; Hedfi, A.; Mahmoudi, E.; Aïssa, P.; Essid, N.
Publisher
Station Biologique de Roscoff
Publication
Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 2015, 56, 1, pp 65-72
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

Isolation and identification of bacteria from transformer oil contaminated soil.

Background: Poly chlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are organic chemicals with toxigenic, carcinogenic affecting human health and the environment using as dielectric fluids in transformers as a cooling and insulating medium containing. Materials and Methods: Soil samples were collected from transformer...

Authors
Aziz-ur-Rehman Safi; Subhanullah; Muhammad Ayaz; Khatak, A. B.; Noor-ul-Akbar; Imran Khan; Muhammad Asif; Nasar Khan; Sami Ullah
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
British Microbiology Research Journal, 2015, 6, 4, pp 207-214
AbstractFull Text

The effect of sustainable land management (SLM) to ensure food security; local evidences from Tehuledere Woreda, ANRS, Northern Ethiopia.

Now a days, land degradation has emerged as a significant threat to the promotion of green economy, wellbeing of the ecology and ensuring food security. To counteract such a problem, Scaling up SLM technologies is a drastic solution. It is with this grand theme that this study was conducted in...

Authors
Yimer, M.
Publisher
Sjournals
Publication
Scientific Journal of Crop Science, 2015, 4, 1, pp 1-27
AbstractFull Text

Staking options for sustainable yam production in Ghana.

The study evaluated staking options to address the problem of deforestation for sustainable yam production in the Forest and Forest-Savannah Transition zones of Ghana. A split-plot design with three yam varieties (Dente, Water Yam and TDR95/19177 line) and three staking options (No staking,...

Authors
Danquah, E. O.; Ennin, S. A.; Lamptey, J. N. L.; Acheampong, P. P.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education
Publication
Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2015, 4, 1, pp 106-113
AbstractFull Text

Sustainable choices for a comprehensive agricultural sector in the Congo Basin of Central Africa.

Agriculture in the Central African sub-region is still to fulfill its promise of creating decent employment and welfare. Climate change threatens to exacerbate this challenge. This paper specifies a model for sustainable comprehensive agricultural development in the Congo Basin and identifies...

Authors
Molua, E. L.; Thiombiano, L.; Fonteh, M. F.; Sagnia, S.; Nguinguiri, J. C.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education
Publication
Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2015, 4, 1, pp 67-80
AbstractFull Text

Petroleum degrading potentials of bacterial isolates from River Ethiope, Delta State, Nigeria.

Water samples were collected from twelve locations along the Ethiope River, Delta State, Nigeria to determine the petroleum degrading potentials of bacterial isolates and their x-ray mutants using standard methods. Bacteria isolated were Bacillus sp, Klesiella sp, Escherichia sp, Micrococcus sp,...

Authors
Idise, O. E.; Owhe-Ureghe, U. B.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
British Microbiology Research Journal, 2015, 6, 3, pp 175-184

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