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Most of the Earth’s terrestrial carbon is stored in soil.  For many years, scientists have speculated that rising global temperatures may...

Date
December 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Three-dimensional Ti-Sn/γ-Al2O3 particle electrodes were prepared for the efficient degradation of chloramphenicol (CAP) in wastewater. To observe the surface morphology and structural characteristics of the Ti-Sn/γ-Al2O3 particle electrodes, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, X-ray...

Authors
Sun YongJun; Li Peng; Zheng HuaiLi; Zhao Chun; Xiao XueFeng; Xu YanHua; Sun WenQuan; Wu HuiFang; Ren MengJiao
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 308, pp 1233-1242
CAB ReviewFull Text

Increased future demand of animal products as well as competition between food, feed and fuel, require efficient utilization of feed resources to strengthen environmental, economic and social sustainability of livestock systems. The objective of this review is to summarize current knowledge on...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
amino acids; cattle feeding; cows; dairy cattle; dairy cows; factors of production; feed conversion efficiency; feed formulation; feed intake; feeds; forage; milk production; nutrient balance; nutrition physiology; policy; pollutants; pollution control; productivity; rumen; socioeconomics; sustainability
Authors
Empel, M. J. van; Makkar, H. P. S.; Dijkstra, J.; Lund, P.
Event

19 - 21 July 2017 - Prague

Venue
Prague
Country
Czech Republic
Contact
Priscilla Cook
Contact Details
Wessex Institute Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst Southampton, SO40 7AA
Tel
+44 (0) 238 029 3223
Fax
+44 (0) 238 029 2853
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 growing pressure on water resources has reduced its availability as regards quality. Data was investigated for two different periods, with the aim of evaluating the influence of the use and occupation of space on the temporal dynamics of the quality of surface and groundwater in the...

Authors
Araújo Neto, J. R. de; Andrade, E. M. de; Palácio, H. A. de Q.; Sales, M. M. de; Maia, A. R. S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 59-69
AbstractFull Text

There is little information on the phytoremediation of the herbicide sulfentrazone. This reinforces the need for research aimed at providing safe alternatives to its use in systems that integrate crop succession or rotation, focusing on the sustainability of agricultural production, and without...

Authors
Ferraço, M.; Pires, F. R.; Belo, A. F.; Celin Filho, A.; Bonomo, R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 32-40
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the maximum capacity for the adsorption of As(V) in the form of HAsO42- (MACAs) by the clay fraction of soils in different environments of the Keller and Barton Peninsulas, King George Island, Maritime Antarctic. Chemical and particle size analyses were...

Authors
Poggere, G. C.; Melo, V. de F.; Francelino, M. R.; Simas, F. N. B.; Schaefer, C. E. G. R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 13-21
AbstractFull Text

Water quality is the fore most important limiting factor in pond fish production, so zeolites are used in aquaculture with the aim to provide pollution control, remove N-compounds, increase oxygen level and an ideal means of managing ammonia levels in aquaculture system. As far as feed of fish is...

Authors
Sharma, S. K.; Kumar, A.
Publisher
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
Publication
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2016, 14, 2, pp 211-214
AbstractFull Text

Seawater intrusion is one of the most wide-spread and important processes that degrades groundwater quality by raising salinity to levels exceeding acceptable drinking water and irrigation standards, and endangers future exploitation of coastal aquifers. In India, the coastal region occupies some...

Authors
Krupavathi, K.; Movva, R. B.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 2016, 9, 2, pp 213-221

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