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19 July - 21 August 2017 - Prague

Venue
Prague
Country
Czech Republic
Contact
Priscilla Cook
Contact Details
Wessex Institute Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK
Tel
44 (0) 238 029 3223
Fax
+44 (0)238 029 2853
Abstract

Petroleum-based spills on turfgrass often occur during lawn care maintenance. Damage caused by diesel and hydraulic fluid is particularly difficult to correct. The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of combining mulching with remediation for reseeding spilled areas in lawns....

Authors
Yuan LongYi; Gao Yang; Li DeYing
Publisher
American Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
HortTechnology, 2016, 26, 3, pp 250-253
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review selects the major agricultural insect and disease pests of agriculture in China, and discusses the implications for developing the use of remote sensing to improve their management. The most important crops were selected as those, which contribute more than 5% nationally in terms of...

Date
August 2016
Subjects
Chinese cabbages; insect control; insect pests; maize; pest control; plant disease control; plant diseases; plant pests; potatoes; precision agriculture; remote sensing; reviews; rice; sugarcane; wheat
Authors
Cock, M. J. W.; Tang Rui; Liu Zhi; Wan HuanHuan; McGillivray, L. A.; Thomas, S. E.; Cameron, K. H.; Zhang Feng
News Article

A new study by researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Geological Survey, has found that by deciding how to achieve bioenergy...

Date
August 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
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

Mangrove forests are of the wooden plants which are susceptible to contamination by oil. They are like a reservoir which could absorb much of PAH compositions from the oil contaminations. On the other hand, the contaminated sediments contain many types of indigenous microorganisms able to degrade...

Authors
Kafilzadeh, F.; Amiri, P.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2016, 34, 3B, pp 1336-1341
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To evaluate the effect of modified bagasse (MSB, MSB-Mo and MSB-CI) on the immobilization of mesotrione-degrading bacteria strain HZ-2. Method: Three types of modified bagasse and activated carbon were selected as the carrier candidates for the bacterial immobilization, and the...

Authors
Zhang JingJing; Yang MengRan; Liu Jie; Jiang GangBiao; Zhong GuoHua
Publisher
South China Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2016, 37, 3, pp 86-89
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To establish a detection method of bifenthrin, and to study the residue and degradation dynamics of bifenthrin in the form of 1% bifenthrin.clothianidin granules in cabbage and soil. Method: Field experiments were conducted in Guangzhou of Guangdong, Nanning of Guangxi and Qianjiang of...

Authors
Wang ShiYing; Huang RiLin; Li ZiHao; Huang CongLing; Mao RunQian; Zhang ZhiXiang
Publisher
South China Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2016, 37, 3, pp 82-85
AbstractFull Text

WHO considers the effects of air pollution one of the most pressing global health priorities. Several years ago, scientists began noting a link between Saharan dust (a meteorological phenomenon that diminishes air quality as it spreads over the globe) and some diseases, but the few studies to date...

Authors
Venero-Fernández, S. J.
Publisher
MEDICC
Publication
MEDICC Review, 2016, 18, 3, pp 32-34
AbstractFull Text

Cultivation of food crops on soils contaminated with heavy metals may cause a serious risk for human and animal health. The ornamental plants can be a good alternative for polluted areas. Marigold is an attractive flower species, appropriate for growing in open fields. The aim of this study was to...

Authors
Milusheva, D. I.; Iakimova, E. T.; Atanassova, B. Y.
Publisher
Research Institute of Mountain Stockbreeding and Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Mountain Agriculture on the Balkans, 2016, 19, 1, pp 227-245

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