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20 - 21 May 2016 - Nanjing

Venue
Nanjing
Country
China
Contact
Guan Xiuling or Feng Caiyun
Contact Details
Chinese Society of Forestry No.2 Dongxiaofu, Xiangshan Road, Haidian District Beijing, 100091, China
Tel
+86 10 62889817
Fax
+86 10 62889817
News Article

A new study published this week, shows that the sudden oak epidemic in California cannot now be stopped, but it’s substantial ecological and...

Date
May 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

To move China's climate policy forward, improved analyses of climate impacts on economic sectors using rigorous methodology and high quality data are called for. We develop an empirical framework, using fine-scale meteorological data, to estimate the link between corn and soybean yields and weather...

Authors
Chen ShuaI; Chen XiaoGuang; Xu JinTao
Publisher
Elsevier Inc
Publication
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2016, 76, pp 105-124
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review outlines a conceptual framework that links climate-related risk components (hazard, exposure and vulnerability) to the genetics and genomics tools used for developing new crop varieties to promote adaptation to extreme weather events and to mitigate risks related to the effects of...

Date
March 2016
Subjects
alleles; climate change; climatic factors; crop yield; environmental factors; genes; genetic markers; genetic variation; genomes; genomics; introgression; mutagenesis; quantitative traits; reviews
Authors
De Pace, C.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change challenges and adaptations at farm-level: case studies from Asia and Africa.

This book is a compendium of studies on climate change challenges and adaptations at the farm level, capturing research carried out across the continents of Asia and Africa. Chapter 1 is on the introduction to climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies with rural farm-level perspective....

Authors
Singh. N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.; Nedumaran, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
AbstractFull Text

Soil degradation can be driven by either natural or anthropogenic causes and it can have strong impacts on agricultural sustainability, environmental quality, social issues (poverty) and political aspects of human society. Restoration of degraded soils could be through the promotion of improved...

Authors
Muñoz, C.; Góngora, S.; Zagal, E.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción
Publication
Chilean Journal of Agricultural & Animal Sciences, ex Agro-Ciencia, 2016, 32, Special Issue 1, pp 37-47
AbstractFull Text

Grassland soils play a key role in climate change and food security, and carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) mineralization is central to this. Although there are a number of mathematical models available to estimate C and N mineralization, they do not encompass the variability of the process and there is...

Authors
Córdova, C.; Lark, R. M.; Sohi, S. P.; Goulding, K. W.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción
Publication
Chilean Journal of Agricultural & Animal Sciences, ex Agro-Ciencia, 2016, 32, Special Issue 1, pp 23-36
AbstractFull Text

Climate variability and extreme events associated with its (frost, hail, droughts, floods) result in serious damage to agricultural production, requiring several years for economic and financial recovery. An example of this, was the rainfall recorded during December 2013 with negative anomalies of...

Authors
Tiscornia, G.; Cal, A.; Giménez, A.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion
Publication
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2016, 42, 1, pp 66-71
AbstractFull Text

Bioremediation is an effective innovative technology, in the field of biotechnology for the treatment of a wide variety of contaminants. It is a tool box for wider application in the area of environmental protection. Bioremediation, provides an opportunity to solve the problem in the field of solid...

Authors
Sharma, P. K.; Madhusudan Sharma; Naveen Dwivedi; Shubha Dwivedi; Shalini Prasad; Anjali Yadav; Jain, P. A.; Preetam Verma; Mishra, V. K.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
Asian Journal of Bio Science, 2016, 11, 1, pp 226-231
AbstractFull Text

Lipolytic bacteria were isolated from oil contaminated soil and grown on glycerol tri-butyrate media. The lipase activity is shown by reacting with various chemicals. Lipases are glycerol ester hydrolases that catalyze the hydrolysis of triglycerides to free fatty acids and glycerol. Bacterial...

Authors
Poonam Singh; Urvashi Malviya; Dharamjeet Kumar; Shubham Awasthi; Upashna Upadhyay
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
Asian Journal of Bio Science, 2016, 11, 1, pp 131-135

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