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World Water Day is an annual event that takes place on 22nd March.  It is a means of focussing attention on the importance of freshwater, as...

Date
March 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole and Wendie Norris
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to analyze the use of fodder shrubs and polyunsaturated fatty acids as a nutritional strategy to mitigate enteric methane production in cattle. Special emphasis was made on the use of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray (Mexican sunflower), as a species with...

Authors
Cardona-Iglesias, J. L.; Mahecha-Ledesma, L.; Angulo-Arizala, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 273-288
Event

15 - 17 May 2017 - Bucharest

Venue
Bucharest
Country
Romania
Tel
+40 21 316 27 87
CAB ReviewFull Text

Botanic gardens and their functions and role in society have evolved over time. Originally established for study of medicinal plants in the mid-sixteenth century, they morphed into active sites for introduction, cultivation and dissemination of economically important crops during European expansion...

Date
February 2017
Subjects
biodiversity; botanical gardens; conservation; herbaria; plant collections
Authors
Krishnan, S.; Novy, A.
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

The aim of this study was to analyze the use of fodder shrubs and polyunsaturated fatty acids as a nutritional strategy to mitigate enteric methane production in cattle. Special emphasis was made on the use of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray (Mexican sunflower), as a species with...

Authors
Cardona-Iglesias, J. L.; Mahecha-Ledesma, L.; Angulo-Arizala, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 273-288
AbstractFull Text

Dandelion plants (Taraxacum officinale) were sampled together with soil from three sites of the city of Brno differentially impacted by soil pollution. The sampling site at Opuštěná Street situated in the city centre represents a heavily polluted industrial location, the sampling site at Vídeňská...

Authors
Ridošková, A.; Dočekalová, H.; Pelcová, P.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 1, pp 349-363
AbstractFull Text

The lesser spotted eagle is one of the most numerous species of eagles of Eurasia given high protection priority. However, it belongs to scarsely studied birds from the above area. The livers used in this study were obtained from moribund individuals delivered to the rehabilitation centres or...

Authors
Kitowski, I.; Sujak, A.; Wiącek, D.; Komosa, A.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 1, pp 305-314
AbstractFull Text

Sea buckthorn (Hippophaë rhamnoides L.) is grown in urbanized areas owing to its low habitat requirements, resistance to harsh urban conditions and spectacular appearance, especially in autumn and winter when the shrubs produce an abundance of orange berries. The climatic conditions of Szczecin are...

Authors
Nowakowska, M.; Ochmian, I.; Mijowska, K.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 1, pp 235-244
AbstractFull Text

Old plantations of grasses used for soil remediation or for energy purposes are capable of the uptake and bio-accumulation of macro- and microelements found in soil. The aim of the present research has been to determine the content of calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium in the aerial and...

Authors
Stypczyńska, Z.; Dziamski, A.; Jaworska, H.; Majtkowski, W.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 1, pp 115-125

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