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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

The effects of climate change on agricultural sustainability in southeast Nigeria - implications for food security.

Considering the alarming predictions of researchers and policy makers concerning the natural phenomenon climate change, this study "Effects of Climate Change on Agricultural Sustainability - Implications for Food Security" was carried out in southeast Nigeria to untie some of the dangers associated...

Authors
Nwaiwu, I. U. O.; Orebiyi, J. S.; Ohajianya, D. O.; Ibekwe, U. C.; Onyeagocha, S. U. O.; Henri-Ukoha, A.; Osuji, M. N.; Tasie, C. M.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 2014, 3, 1, pp 23-36
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

Effect of climate change on dairy production in Botswana and its suitable mitigation strategies.

This paper explores the effects of climate change on dairy production in Botswana and mitigation strategies are suggested. Dairy farming has not experienced growth over time rendering the country heavily dependent on milk imports. National dairy herd is estimated to be approximately 5000 and per...

Authors
Moreki, J. C.; Tsopito, C. M.
Publisher
Scienceline Publishing
Publication
Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research (OJAFR), 2013, 3, 6, pp 216-221
AbstractFull Text

Immunotoxicological and histopathological effects of exposure to sublethal concentrations of mercuric chloride (HgCl2) in red-bellied pacu (Piaractus brachypomus).

Mercury is a xenobiotic contaminant often found in natural ecosystems. It is relevant for public and environmental health because of the existing correlation between its content in water sources and mercury bioaccumulation in living organisms. This work assessed the immune and histopathological...

Authors
Naranjo-Gómez, J. S.; Chacón-Novoa, R.; Zambrano-Cardona, F.; Uribe-García, F.; Ramírez, K.; Vargas-Morales, J. A.; Rondón-Barragán, I. S.
Publisher
Universidad CES, Facultad Veterinaria y Zootecnia
Publication
Revista CES Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2014, 9, 1, pp 26-42
AbstractFull Text

Accumulation of lead (Pb) in Scardinius erythrophthalmus and Ceratophyllum demersum from freshwater ecosystem Biosphere Reserve Srebarna, Bulgaria.

Concentration of heavy metals in Scardinius erythrophthalmus (L., 1758) found in Biosphere Reserve "Srebarna" (Northeastern Bulgaria) was examined in 25 fish individuals from every age group and season. The concentration of heavy metals was investigated by mineralization and subsequent atomic...

Authors
Hristov, S.; Kirin, D.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2014, 57, pp 290-297
AbstractFull Text

Helminth communities and heavy metal contamination in Macedonian Vimba and fish parasites of the Maritsa River, Bulgaria.

Biodiversity and ecological particularities of the parasite communities of the Macedonian Vimba (Vimba melanops (Heckel, 1837)) from the Maritsa River were studied during 2013. Thirty two specimens of V. melanops were examined with standard techniques for parasites and heavy metal contamination....

Authors
Kirin, D.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2014, 57, pp 284-289
AbstractFull Text

Helminth communities and ecological appraisal for the condition of the Veleka River, Black Sea Region, Bulgaria.

Biodiversity and ecological particularities of the parasite communities of the Black Sea Roach (Rutilus frisii (Nordmann, 1840)) and (Alburnus chalcoides (Güldenstädt, 1772)) from the Veleka River (Black Sea Region) were studied during 2013. 59 specimens of R. frisii and 97 specimens of A....

Authors
Kirin, D.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2014, 57, pp 278-283

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