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Farm woodland management in the Scottish borders.

This paper describes farm woodland management in the Scottish borders. In particular, the paper discusses the following topics: the Border Machinery Ring (BMR) farm woodland management project and its successes; management objective of farm woodland owners; farmers' attitudes to woodland management...

Authors
Boobyer, P.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2015, 69, 1, pp 38-39
Abstract

A contract of 1702 for felling woods in Strachan parish, Kincardineshire.

This short article records details of a contract arranged in 1702 for felling woods along Glen Dye, Strachan, Kincardineshire, Scotland. The Water of Dye is a tributary on the south side of the Dee topographically rather similar to the Water of Tanar lying 15-20 km to the west. The contract gives...

Authors
Welch, D.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2015, 69, 1, pp 33-35
Abstract

Latitudinal patterns of genus diversity of seed plants in Yunnan with a regard to their floristic origins.

On the basis of distribution information at large-scale, the latitudinal patterns of genus diversity of seed plants in Yunnan with a regard to their floristic origins were examined. The results showed that tropical genus diversity was negatively correlated with latitudinal gradient, suggesting a...

Authors
Feng BangYan; Feng JianMeng
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Xinyang Normal University
Publication
Journal of Xinyang Normal University Natural Science Edition, 2015, 28, 1, pp 68-72
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Impact of the energy crop Jatropha curcas L. on the composition of rhizobial populations nodulating cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) and acacia (Acacia seyal L.).

Jatropha curcas, a Euphorbiaceae species that produces many toxicants, is increasingly planted as an agrofuel plant in Senegal. The purpose of this study was to determine whether soil priming induced by J. curcas monoculture could alter the rhizobial populations that nodulate cowpea and acacia, two...

Authors
Dieng, A.; Duponnois, R.; Floury, A.; Laguerre, G.; Ndoye, I.; Baudoin, E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 2015, 38, 2, pp 128-134
Abstract

The distribution of vascular plant species of conservation concern in Ireland, and their coincidence with designated areas.

Protected areas (that are usually designated) play an important role in the effort to halt on-going losses of biodiversity. However, areas outside of designated sites for protection can also hold important elements of biodiversity, and knowledge of their distribution is necessary to ensure...

Authors
Walsh, A.; Finn, J.; Jebb, M.; Waldren, S.; Sullivan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Journal for Nature Conservation, 2015, 24, pp 56-62
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Challenges and opportunities for implementing an intersectoral approach in malaria control in Tanzania.

Background: Malaria is a complex health problem related to socio-economic and environmental factors that cut across a number of sectors. Establishing intersectoral linkages is important to facilitate joint efforts to address the problem at all levels. The objectives of this study were to explore...

Authors
Mlozi, M. R. S.; Rumisha, S. F.; Mlacha, T.; Bwana, V. M.; Shayo, E. H.; Mayala, B. K.; Malima, R. C.; Mashoto, K. O.; Mboera, L. E. G.
Publisher
Health Research User's Trust Fund
Publication
Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 2015, 17, 1, pp unpaginated
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Antimicrobial effects of topical skin cream containing natural oil mixtures against Staphylococcus pseudintermedius and Malassezia pachydermatis.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the in vitro efficacy of a topical skin cream containing a mixture of emu oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, and tea tree oil against the canine skin pathogens Staphylococcus pseudintermedius and Malassezia pachydermatis. Three S. pseudintermedius isolates...

Authors
Han, J. I.; Park, S. J.; Kim, S. G.; Park, H. M.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information
Publication
Veterinární Medicína, 2015, 60, 4, pp 202-207
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Performance and carcass characteristics of guinea fowl fed on dietary Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf powder as a growth promoter.

The present work aimed at studying growth pattern and carcass traits in pearl grey guinea fowl fed on dietary Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf powder (NLP) over a period of 12 weeks. Day old guinea fowl keets (n=120) were randomly assigned to four treatment groups, each with 3 replicates. The first...

Authors
Singh, M. K.; Singh, S. K.; Sharma, R. K.; Singh, B.; Kumar, S.; Joshi, S. K.; Kumar, S.; Sathapathy, S.
Publisher
Shiraz University
Publication
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015, 16, 1, pp 78-82
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The estimation of ruminal protein degradation parameters of various feeds using in vitro modified gas production technique.

This study was conducted to determine in vitro crude protein degradation (IVDP) parameters and effective crude protein degradability (EPD) of various feeds using the modified in vitro gas production (GP) technique. Feed samples were alfalfa hay, soybean meal, soybean, rapeseed meal, sunflower meal...

Authors
Falahatizow, J.; Mesgaran, M. D.; Vakili, A. R.; Tahmasbi, A. M.; Nazari, M. R.
Publisher
Shiraz University
Publication
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015, 16, 1, pp 47-52
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Compost barns for dairy cows-aspects of animal welfare.

Compost barns for dairy cows are showing increased popularity also in Central Europe. A compost barn is used mainly as a two-area system with a bedded lying area and a solid feeding alley. Sawdust or dry fine wood shavings or wood chips are mostly used as bedding material, which has to be stirred...

Authors
Ofner-Schröck, E.; Zähner, M.; Huber, G.; Guldimann, K.; Guggenberger, T.; Gasteiner, J.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing
Publication
Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 2015, 5, 2, pp 124-131

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