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The bacteria which we harbour in and on our bodies ‘the microbiome’ is essential for our health and well-being, affecting nutrition,...

Date
May 2016
Authors
Jen Cunniff
Event

15 June 2016 - Stockholm

Venue
Stockholm
Country
Sweden
Tel
(+46) 08 54 54 77 00
Abstract

The fungal infection caused by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) in amphibians is known to be lethal when infection intensity values exceed loads of 10,000 zoospores per individual. We investigated Bd infection intensity in 100 anurans of southern Brazil. Almost half of the individuals were...

Authors
Preuss, J. F.; Lambertini, C.; Leite, D. da S.; Toledo, L. F.; Lucas, E. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 2016, 51, 1, pp 68-77
Abstract

Biological carbon sequestration by forest ecosystems plays an important role in the net balance of greenhouse gases, acting as a carbon sink for anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Nevertheless, relatively little is known about the abiotic environmental factors (including climate) that control carbon...

Authors
Duchesne, L.; Houle, D.; Ouimet, R.; Lambert, M. C.; Logan, T.
Publisher
PeerJ
Publication
PeerJ, 2016, 4, 1767, pp e1767
Abstract

Forest ecosystem multifunctionality and the provision of ecosystem services benefit from high biodiversity, including from the understorey. Hence, it is crucial to get insight into the mechanisms that influence the composition and diversity in this forest layer. Understorey species have specific...

Authors
Evy, A.; Federico, S.; Harald, A.; Lander, B.; Sigrid, B.; Elisa, C.; Andrea, C.; Mariangela, F.; Kalliopi, R.; Nurlaila, S. N.; Margot, V.; Kris, V.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 2016, 19, pp 21-29
Miscellaneous

A new disttribution map is provided for Phytophthora austrocedri Gresl. and Hansen. Oomycota: Peronosporales: Peronosporaceae. Hosts: juniper (Juniperus communis), Chilean cedar (Libocedrus chilensis), Lawson cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) and Nootka cypress (Xanthocyparis nootkatensis)....

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2016, April, pp Map 1186 (Edition 1)
CAB ReviewFull Text

We differentiate between the success of a classical biological control programme and its impact; the former addressing the completed implementation of the steps of a biological control programme, and the anticipated reduction of the target pest, and the latter addressing the societal and...

Date
March 2016
Subjects
biological control; biological control agents; insect control; insect pests; natural enemies; pest control; plant pests; weed control; weeds
Authors
Cock, M. J. W.; Day, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.; Pollard, K. M.; Thomas, S. E.; Williams, F. E.; Witt, A. B. R.; Shaw, R. H.
AbstractFull Text

The occupation of Ribeirão dos Pinheirinhos caused fragmentation of riparian vegetation, affecting the dynamic environment of the city of Brotas, SP. In this sense, environmental diagnostics acts as an indispensable tool for actions intended to minimize these effects in the medium and long term....

Authors
Silva, J. L.; Tonello, K. C.; Mingoti, R.
Publisher
UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista
Publication
IRRIGA, 2016, 21, 1, pp 1-13

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