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First record of the leaf chafer beetle Leucothyreus suturalis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) inhabiting termite nests, with notes on its life history.

We provide the first record of the leaf chafer beetle Leucothyreus suturalis Castelnau (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) associated with nests of Cornitermes cumulans (Kollar) and Silvestritermes holmgreni (Snyder) (Termitidae: Syntermitinae), including notes on the life cycle of the guest. We...

Authors
Puker, A.; Ferreira, F. N. F.; Rosa, C. S.; Jameson, M. L.; Vaz-De-Mello, F. Z.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America
Publication
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 2015, 108, 1, pp 3-10
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A study of pollen from light honeys produced in Piauí State, Brazil.

Colour is one of the features that differentiate the types of honeys, perhaps the attribute that has the most power of attractiveness to consumers, who tend to value light honeys. Nevertheless, there is no research to date showing the botanical origin of light honeys from Piauí, and neither...

Authors
Jesus, M. C. de; Borges, R. L. B. de; Souza, B. de A.; Brandão, H. N.; Santos, F. de A. R. dos
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Palynology, 2015, 39, 1, pp 110-124
Abstract

Palynological evidence for a warmer boreal climate in the Late Pliocene of the Yukon Territory, Canada.

The Late Pliocene (3.6-2.6 Ma) was a period of significant global warmth, considered a potential analogue for future anthropogenic climate change. Newly discovered fine-grained sediments from between the gold-bearing lower and upper White Channel Gravels show the presence of a wetland or lake...

Authors
Pound, M. J.; Lowther, R. I.; Peakall, J.; Chapman, R. J.; Salzmann, U.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Palynology, 2015, 39, 1, pp 91-102
Abstract

Pollen diversity in Cestrum L. (Solanaceae) from extra-Amazonian Brazil.

Extra-Amazonian Brazil comprises a region with vegetation formations representing the Caatinga (drylands), Cerrado (neotropical savanna), Atlantic Forest, Pantanal (seasonally inundated) and Pampa (grassland) biomes with high species richness. Twenty-five species of Cestrum occur in this region, of...

Authors
Vignoli-Silva, M.; Batista-Franklim, C. P. R.; Correa, D. e S. M.; Mentz, L. A.; Mendonça, C. B. F.; Gonçalves-Esteves, V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Palynology, 2015, 39, 1, pp 76-90
Abstract

Simultaneous determination of 19 fatty acids in leaves of Taxus chinensis var. mairei by derivatization GC-MS method.

Objective: To establish the content of 19 fatty acids in leaves of Taxus chinensis var. mairei from different habitats by derivatization GC-MS method for the simultaneous determination. Methods: The analysis was carried on HP-VOC capillary column (60 m × 320 µm, 1.8 µm). The temperature was...

Authors
Tang Bin; Zhang FengSu; Li Xiang; Chen JianWei; Yao Xiao
Publisher
Editorial Dept. of China Journal of Traditional Medicine and Pharmacy
Publication
China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, 2015, 30, 2, pp 606-609
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Preventive factors to found walnut production cooperatives in Tuyserkan Township, Iran.

This study was conducted to seek the opinion of walnut producers on barriers affecting the success of producers to found production cooperatives regarding horticultural products in Tuyserkan Township, Iran. A sample of 234 walnut producers were randomly selected through multistage cluster sampling...

Authors
Abdolmaleky, M.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development, 2015, 5, 1, pp 9-17
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The impact of rainfall fluctuation on days and rubber productivity in Songkhla province.

Recent evidence has revealed anomalous fluctuations of climate in the southern Thailand, particularly in the Songkhla province where is one of the major rubber plantation areas. Therefore, the effects of climate variations on rubber productivity were investigated. The study was conducted in the 4...

Authors
Ruangsri, K.; Makkaew, K.; Sdoodee, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 181-191
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Mosquito repellent from Thai essential oils against dengue fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti L.) and filaria mosquito vector (Culex quinquefasciatus Say).

Repellent activity of Thai essential oils derived from ylang-ylang (Canaga odorata Lamk), lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus D.C., Stapf.) and citronella grass ((Cymbopogon nardus L.) Rendle) were evaluated against female of Aedes aegypti L. and Culex quinquefasciatus Say and compared them with...

Authors
Soonwera, M.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 77-88
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In vitro assessment of shed sheabutter tree leaf as a potential feedstuff for goat production.

The potentials of shed sheabutter tree leaf (Vitellaria paradoxa) as a feedstuff for ruminant production was evaluated using proximate chemical composition and in vitro digestibility indices. Samples of shed sheabutter leaf were analyzed for dry matter and chemical compositions to assess their...

Authors
Olaoye, T. S.; Yousuf, M. B.; Adeleye, O. A.; Adeyemi, K. A.; Adeyemi, A. A.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 41-47
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A case study of energy ratio in agro-forestry systems (date palm and wheat).

Agroforestry system has good ecological, social and economic benefits in comparison with traditional forestry. Some of these benefits incloude savings in energy consumption. The aim of this study was to evaluate the energy efficiency in agroforestry systems of date and wheat. Statistical sample of...

Authors
Barabadi, S. A.; Pourjafar, M.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 13-24

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