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An investigation on effects of climate factors on density and crown cover percentage of Calotropis procera, using statistical factor analysis case study, southern Fars' rangelands.

A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of climatic factors (temperature, precipitation, and humidity) on density and crown cover percentage (CCP) of Calotropis procera in Fars Rangelands, Iran using multivariate statistical analysis. To study the relationship between 30 climatic factors and...

Sadeghian, T.; Taghvaei, M.; Shamsi, S. R. F.; Masoudi, M.; Riyahi, A.
University of Isfahan
Geography and Environmental Planning, 2014, 25, 2, pp 51-60
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Can grasslands benefit birds and bioenergy?

While demand for bioenergy is increasing, the ecological consequence of crop production for bioenergy on working lands is uncertain. A new study...

October 2014
Stephanie Cole

Sustaining ecosystem services in forest landscapes

23 - 30 August 2015 - Tartu

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...

Butler, C. D.
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...

September 2014
aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; biodiesel; bioenergy; biofuels; biogas; energy sources; ethanol; lipids; renewable energy; renewable resources; reviews
Sen Gupta, S.; Sharad Bhartiya; Yogendra Shastri
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Application of AquaCrop model for yield and irrigation requirement estimation of sugar beet under climate change conditions in Serbia.

Climate change impact on field production may play a great role in strategic planning on soil and water resources management. Therefore, the aim of this work was to find out the impact of climate change on sugar beet yield, irrigation depth variation and water saving practices. AquaCrop model v.4.0...

Stričevic´, R. J.; Đurovic´, N. L.; Vukovic´, A. J.; Vujadinovic´, M. P.; C´osic´, M. D.; Pejic´, B. S.
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade
Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Belgrade, 2014, 59, 3, pp 301-317
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Extraction and plant availability of zinc and lead in a latosol amended with steel industry residues.

Zinc and lead are trace elements of major environmental concern, as they can originate from point and non-point pollution sources and bioaccumulate in food webs, with potential risk to human health. Steel industries produce large amounts of residues that may contain Zn and Pb, and the effect of...

Nascimento, R. S. de M. P. do; Skorupa, A. L. A.; Passos, L. P.; Marques, J. J.
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco
Revista Brasileira de Ciências Agrárias, 2014, 9, 3, pp 322-329
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Effect of copper and zinc on concentration and uptake of micronutrient (Cu, Zn, Fe and Mn) and macronutrient (phosphorus) in savory at greenhouse conditions.

In order to investigate the effect of different levels of Cu and Zn on absorption of micronutrient (Cu, Zn, Fe and Mn) and macronutrient (P) in root and shoot Satureja hortensis, an experiment was conducted as factorial based on complete randomized design with three replications. The treatments...

Asgari, H.; Motesharezadeh, B.; Savaghebi, G. R.; Hadiyan, J.
Isfahan University of Technology
Journal of Science and Technology of Greenhouse Culture, 2014, 5, 19, pp Pe95-Pe111
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Medicinal herbs, great potential and endangered problems in Asia (Kazakhstan), Africa (Egypt) and America (Cuba).

The damage that world biodiversity is facing this days and their negative impact in the obtainment of new molecule of therapeutic interest is a sad reality, because there are species that have been disappear from this planet. The aim of this review is to analyze the great potential and endangered...

Pérez Álvarez, S.; Cossio Vargas, L. E.; Cabezas Montero, D.; Nikolayevna, S. T.; Yurevich, K. V.; Burkitbayevna, K. N.; Konstantinovna, C. N.; Osman, Y. A. H.; Ahmed, A. I. S.
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Agricolas
Cultivos Tropicales, 2014, 35, 3, pp 5-16
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Assessment of air pollution impacts on population health in Bejaia City, northern Algeria.

Background: To assess the health impact of air pollution on Bejaia population in the north of Algeria, we carried out a descriptive epidemiologic inquiry near the medical establishments of three areas. Methods: From hospital admissions registers, we collected data on the hospital mortality and...

Benaissa, F.; Alkama, R.; Annesi-Maesano, I.
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2014, 43, 9, pp 1221-1228

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