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Climate Change

Covering all aspects of climate change in relation to agriculture, forestry, public health, rural development and tourism.

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Abstract

Tree ring patterns provide one of the best records of pre-instrumental environmental and climate variability. To date, tree ring chronologies were explored from woody plant species with C3 photosynthetic pathway, only. For the first time, we have studied wood growth periodicity and stable carbon...

Authors
Ben, T.; Hart, P. J.; Helle, G.
Publisher
Asgard-Verlag Dr. Werner Hippe GmbH
Publication
Erdkunde, 2017, 71, 1, pp 77-92
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

Vector-borne diseases have a worldwide distribution and are associated with a significant burden causing over one million deaths annually. Dengue and malaria are the most prevalent mosquito-borne diseases globally. Vectors transmit the infections to human and animal hosts and are the primary...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
climate change; dengue; epidemiology; human diseases; reviews; vector-borne diseases; viral diseases
Authors
Bouzid, M.
Event

11 - 14 December 2017 - Ghent

Venue
Ghent
Country
Belgium
Contact
Amy Everard
Tel
+44 (0) 207 685 2507
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

According to the Malaysia's biofuel policy, renewable fuels are crucial for energy sustainability in the transportation sector in the future. This study was aimed to evaluate the potential of bioethanol production from Sri Kanji 1 cassava in Malaysia in terms of energy efficiency and renewability,...

Authors
Hanif, M.; Mahlia, T. M. I.; Aditiya, H. B.; Bakar, M. S. A.
Publisher
Green Wave Publishing of Canada
Publication
Biofuel Research Journal, 2017, 4, 1, pp 537-544
AbstractFull Text

Climate change is impacting the human life and allied activities throughout the world. In few regions, the impact is positive while in most of the others, it is negative. Pakistan is among those regions which are experiencing the change in climate in all parts of its territory. The current study is...

Authors
Rahman, M. A.; Abdul Saboor; Baig, I. A.; Usman Shakoor; Humaira Kanwal
Publisher
University of Agriculture
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 54, 3, pp 561-566
AbstractFull Text

The organic residue position and C/N ratio regulate decomposition rate and, therefore, nitrogen (N) release to the soil. The N2O emission from soil is produced by nitrification and denitrification processes. These processes are affected by the mineral N concentration, water filled pore space (WFPS)...

Authors
Cosentino, V. R. N.; Minervini, M. G.; Taboada, M. A.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Plant, Soil and Environment, 2017, 63, 7, pp 289-294
AbstractFull Text

As pig production is a main contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock sector, the carbon emissions of pig production are attracting increasing attention, especially in the developing countries. Based on the panel data of 30 provinces in China from 2001 to 2012, this paper...

Authors
Wang WenBin; Qi ZhenHong; Li XinRui; Wu LanYa
Publisher
Journal Board of Asian Agricultural Research
Publication
Asian Agricultural Research, 2017, 9, 6, pp 55-60, 66
AbstractFull Text

TAA institutional member ECHO Asia describe one of their integrated climate-smart agriculture approaches, which promotes conservation agriculture, utilises the agricultural waste as fuel for pyrolysing stoves, which produce biochar, which is used as a soil amendment or as high quality cooking...

Authors
Bicklser, A.; Thansrithong, B.
Publisher
Tropical Agriculture Association
Publication
Agriculture for Development, 2017, No.31, pp 23-25

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