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Background: Diuretics are drugs that increase the formation of urine and are important for the treatment of various diseases including hypertension and edema. The root decoction of Euclea divinorum has been used as a diuretic agent in the traditional medicine. Therefore, this study was aimed to...

Author(s)
Beharu Woldemedhin; Teshome Nedi; Workineh Shibeshi; Mekonnen Sisay
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017, 202, pp 114-121
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Knowledge on the variation in soil moisture is critical for the scientific management of orchards, the efficient utilization of limited rainfall and the improvement of fruit production and fruit quality. In this study, a comprehensive soil moisture monitoring method was used in combination with...

Author(s)
Li JiaYang; Wang YanPing; Han MingYu; Zhang LinSen; Han WenShe
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2017, 25, 5, pp 749-758
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Paulownia fortuneii-wheat intercropping system is one of the most important agro-forestry ecosystems in Yellow-Huai-Hai River Flooding Plain in China. In this paper, a P. fortuneii shelterbelt intercropped with wheat was studied in order to determine light distribution and its impact on wheat...

Author(s)
Zhao Yang; Qiao Jie; Wang WeiWei; Wang BaoPing; Zhou HaiJiang; Cui LingJun; Duan Wei; Su LingYan
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2017, 25, 5, pp 647-655
Abstract

IEPOX-derived organosulfates were observed for the first time in secondary organic aerosols (SOA) at the Tian-jing-shan national air background monitoring station in the Nanling Mountains, South China, during the rainy season in 2015 using a single particle aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry...

Author(s)
Wang AnHou; Zhang ShenYang; Wang Hao; Gong DaoCheng; Zhang ShiYang; Song Wei; Chen DuoHong; Zhou Lei; Wang BoGuang
Publisher
Editorial Board of China Environmental Science, Beijing, China
Citation
China Environmental Science, 2017, 37, 5, pp 1663-1669
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The impact of temperature, water activity (aw), and nut composition on Salmonella survival on tree nuts has not been thoroughly examined. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of temperature, aw, and nut composition on the survival of Salmonella on tree nuts and develop predictive...

Author(s)
Farakos, S. M. S.; Pouillot, R.; Keller, S. E.
Publisher
International Association for Food Protection, Des Moines, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Protection, 2017, 80, 5, pp 879-885
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Background: Despite the fact that prisoners are exposed to different health problems, prison health problems are often overlooked by researchers and no previous study has investigated nutritional problems of prisoners in Ethiopia. Methods: Cross-sectional data were collected from 809 prisoners from ...

Author(s)
Semaw Ferede Abera; Kelemework Adane
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2017, 17, 449, pp (15 May 2017)
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Phosphorus (P) should be recycled from organic wastes as much as possible, and input is needed in stockless organic agriculture. Seven organic residues were assessed and compared them to mineral P fertilizer and rock phosphate as fertilizer for barley. P availability in the mixtures and residual P...

Author(s)
Foereid, B.
Publisher
The Scientific Agricultural Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Agricultural and Food Science, 2017, 26, 1, pp 25-33
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Women are exposed to multiple environmental chemicals, many of which are known to transfer to breast milk during lactation. However, little is known about the influence of the different chemical-specific pharmacokinetic parameters on children's lactational dose. Our objective was to develop a...

Author(s)
Verner, M. A.; Plouffe, L.; Kieskamp, K. K.; Rodríguez-Leal, I.; Marchitti, S. A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environment International, 2017, 102, pp 223-229
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Ethnopharmacological relevance: The genus Mitragyna (Rubiacaeae) has been traditionally used in parts of Africa, Asia and Oceania. In recent years, there has been increased interest in species of Mitragyna with the introduction of products to western markets and regulatory uncertainty. Aim of the...

Author(s)
Brown, P. N.; Lund, J. A.; Murch, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017, 202, pp 302-325
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Ethnopharmacological relevance: Leaves from the plant species studied herein are traditionally used in northern Nigeria against various protozoan infections. However, none of these herbal preparations have been standardized, nor have their toxicity to mammalian cells been investigated. In search of ...

Author(s)
Ebiloma, G. U.; Igoli, J. O.; Katsoulis, E.; Donachie, A. M.; Eze, A.; Gray, A. I.; Koning, H. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017, 202, pp 256-264

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