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Biodiversity and Habitat Loss

Covering all aspects of biodiversity and habitat loss in relation to agriculture and forestry.

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Abstract

Specialized relationships between animals and plants are the norm in nature rather than the exception and landscape designs that destroy them also degrade local ecosystem function. Plants that evolved in concert with local animals provide for their needs better than plants that evolved elsewhere....

Authors
Tallamy, D. W.
Publisher
American Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
HortTechnology, 2017, 27, 4, pp 446-452
News Article

Biodiversity provides a number of natural services, from protection of water resources, soil formation and nutrient storage, to provision of food,...

Date
October 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
biodiversity; crop production; crop quality; crop yield; cultivars; education; energy consumption; environmental impact; equipment; food safety; fruits; innovations; irrigation; light relations; natural resources; nature conservation; pesticides; plant growth regulators; plant nutrition; postharvest treatment; reviews; rootstocks; socioeconomics; soil management; sustainability
Authors
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
Event

14 - 15 November 2017 - Washington D.C

Venue
Washington D.C
Country
USA
Contact Details
1330 23rd Street South, Suite C Fargo, ND 58103-3705, USA
Tel
+1 701 297 7908
Fax
+1 701 297 7917
CABI Book Info
Cover for The animal trade.

This book discusses the different aspects involved in the trade in animals. Chapters include the history of animal trade; trade policies for animal products; trade wars, sanctions and discrimination; trade in meat; trade in dairy, wool and fur products; trade in live farm animals; disease...

Authors
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
AbstractFull Text

Multiplex PCR technique of microsatellites has been wildly used in the field of parent assignment, population genetic analysis and family management. Rhinogobio ventralis is endemic and rare fish in the upper Yangtze River, China. From the species vale and threatened degreed evaluation, it has...

Authors
Chen Liang; Wang DengQiang; He YongFeng; Wu XingBing; Zhu YongJiu; Zhu TingBing; Wang YaLong; De-Guo, Y.
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2017, 25, 9, pp 1526-1537
AbstractFull Text

The key role that wild carnivores play in ecosystems is threatened by human persecution and habitat alteration worldwide. The SW of Buenos Aires province, Argentina, is a region strongly modified by the spread of agriculture and where, in the last years, there has been an increase in carnivore...

Authors
Caruso, N. C.; Luengos Vidal, E. M.; Lucherini, M.; Guerisoli, M.; Martinez, S.; Casanave, E. B.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion
Publication
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 165-174
AbstractFull Text

The agricultural practices particularly in western agriculture system needs to be improved by changing the current large scale mono-cropping practices by polyculture with selection of best candidate crops which provides multiple ecosystem services. Increasing the habitat heterogeneity between and...

Authors
Sharma, S.; Tiwari, S.; Kafle, L.
Publisher
Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology
Publication
Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 15, pp 226-232
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this study was to examine the diversity of ant species and determine the prevalence of invasive and native ant species in College Station, Texas. Different types of bait were placed in various urban landscapes at regular time intervals for five weeks. Of the six ant species...

Authors
Caprio, C.; Hong, E.; Nidhi Patel; Patricio, A.
Publisher
Department of Entomology and Forensic Investigative Sciences, Texas A&M University
Publication
INSTARS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2017, 3, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

Background: Aquatic insects are very abundant and divers groups of insects that are associated with an aquatic or semiaquatic environment in one or more of their life stages. These insects have been, in some cases, well studied because they are vectors of several diseases. This is the first...

Authors
Shaeghi, M.; Dehghan, H.; Pakdad, K.; Nikpour, F.; Absavaran, A.; Sofizadeh, A.; Akhavan, A. A.; Vatandoost, H.; Aghai-Afshar, A.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement
Publication
Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 2017, 11, 2, pp 286-301

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