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Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a recent...

Date
August 2017
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

The mosquito fauna of a coastal area of Santa Catarina state, Brazil (Baixada do Maciambu), was assessed, and possible mosquito larval habitats were mapped. Five new species records for the state are presented, two of which also are new genera records. From the 24 recognized species present in the...

Authors
Ferreira-De-Freitas, V.; França, R. M.; Bartholomay, L. C.; Marcondes, C. B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 368-376
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to compare three different collecting methods, namely, baited traps, active capture with hand net, and Malaise traps, to establish which method is more appropriate for sampling different Calyptratae guilds inhabiting temperate forests of South America. Specifically,...

Authors
Olea, M. S.; Patitucci, L. D.; Mariluis, J. C.; Alderete, M.; Mulieri, P. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 349-361
Abstract

Leaf area index (LAI) is a key parameter for describing vegetation structures and is closely associated with vegetative photosynthesis and energy balance. The accurate retrieval of LAI is important when modeling biophysical processes of vegetation and the productivity of earth systems. The Random...

Authors
Li ZhenWang; Xin XiaoPing; Tang Huan; Yang Fan; Chen BaoRui; Zhang BaoHui
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2017, 16, 2, pp 286-297
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The aim of this survey was to deliver a nutrient composition survey of commonly consumed fruit and vegetables, with a focus on fibre measured by the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) method. The Carbohydrates and Health report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition...

Authors
Roe, M.; Pinchen, H.; Church, S.; Finglas, P.
Publisher
Public Health England
Publication
Nutrient analysis survey of fresh and processed fruit and vegetables with respect to fibre. Analytical report, 2017, pp 94 pp.
Event

20 - 23 August 2017 - Seoul

Venue
Seoul
Country
South Korea
Contact Details
57 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea
CAB ReviewFull Text

Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
forest management; forest policy; forests; indigenous people; land use; non-wood forest products; tenure systems; wood products
Authors
Bulkan, J.
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study is to analyze the development of planted forests in Brazil, considering indicators of cost of production and profitability compared the main agricultural activities, as well as their participation in the trade balance and in the generation of jobs. The national statistical and...

Authors
Moreira, J. M. M. Á. P.; Simioni, F. J.; Oliveira, E. B. de
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF)
Publication
Floresta, 2017, 47, 1, pp 85-94

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