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Learning disabilities are more common in children conceived between January and March according to a study led by the University of Glasgow in the...

Date
August 2016
Authors
I. Hoskins
Abstract

Fifty indica-japonica specific SSR markers were employed to genotype 86 conventional japonica rice cultivars mainly planted in Jiangsu province and 41 loci showed polymorphism among them. After amplifying in 86 rice varieties, a total of 113 alleles were detected at the 41 SSR loci, and the allele...

Authors
Gong HongBing; Zeng ShengYuan; Li Chuang; Zuo ShiMin; Jing DeDao; Lin TianZi; Chen ZongXiang; Zhang YaFang; Qian HuaFei; Yu Bo; Sheng ShengLan; Pan XueBiao
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Acta Agronomica Sinica, 2016, 42, 7, pp 1083-1093
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14 - 16 November 2016 - Las Vegas

Venue
Las Vegas
Country
USA
Contact
United Scientific Group
Tel
+1 408-426-4832
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biocontrol of major grapevine diseases: leading research.

This volume provides a holistic overview of the advances in the use of biological control agents (BCAs) and plant resistance inducers to reduce various phytopathogenic infections of grapevine. The ecology, mechanisms involved in protection and application methods of these BCAs and inducers are...

Authors
Compant, S.; Mathieu, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Despite being relatively neglected as a livestock species in most of the world, the dromedary camel is highly valued in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa - especially East Africa. This paper reviews the ways in which camel diseases impact human welfare in East Africa by discussing how diseases...

Date
February 2016
Subjects
adaptability; animal diseases; animal production; calves; camel meat; camel milk; climate change; draught animals; economics; food security; foodborne diseases; growth; herds; human diseases; infectious diseases; meat animals; milk yielding animals; pastoralism; reproduction; reviews; survival; transport; zoonoses
Authors
Plummer, P. J.; Coatney, J. W.
AbstractFull Text

Irrigation applications (IA) and increased bud load (BL) are fundamental practices that are used to achieve optimum yields in grape production, while maintaining fruit quality parameters. Two different irrigation amounts (IA-I and IA-II) based on growth stages, in addition to a non-irrigated...

Authors
Tangolar, S. G.; Tangolar, S.; Kelebek, H.; Topçu, S.
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2016, 34, 3, pp 495-509
AbstractFull Text

In this study, four cultivars of strawberry commonly grown in South Korea, 'Daewang', 'Seolhyang', 'Maehyang', and 'Ssanta', were evaluated for several qualities, including the presence of phytochemicals, sugar content, organic acids, and fruit hardness. The plants were cultivated on a highbench...

Authors
Jeong HoJeong; Choi HyoGil; Moon ByoungYong; Cheong JaeWoan; Kang NamJun
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2016, 34, 3, pp 396-404
AbstractFull Text

This study was carried out to investigate the effects of rain-shelter types on growth, and fruit quality of red pepper (Capsicum annuum, 'Kemmaru') cultured in paddy. Applied rain-shelter types were outfield (control), simple rain-shelter plastic house with 2 rows (2R), simple rain-shelter plastic...

Authors
Lee GuangJae; Song MyungGyu; Kim SiDong; Nam SangYoung; Heo JeongWook; Yoon JungBeom; Kim DongEok
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science
Publication
Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 2016, 34, 3, pp 355-362
AbstractFull Text

The seasonal variation of aeromycoflora in the air over the vegetable market is closely related with the climatic conditions like, temperature, rainfall, relative humidity and nature of the mycoflora. The aeromycological survey was conducted in the vegetable market at the different localities of...

Authors
Ramesh Das; Urmimayee Talukdar
Publisher
Indian Mycological Society
Publication
Journal of Mycopathological Research, 2016, 54, 2, pp 273-277
AbstractFull Text

In India, potato as a co-staple vegetable is difficult to preserve for more than eight months under cold storage condition, and succumbed to various diseases including dry rot (Fusarium oxysporum), which is more common. Farmer's grown cured potato tubers were treated with five different essential...

Authors
Paramanik, P. K.; Mandal, N. C.
Publisher
Indian Mycological Society
Publication
Journal of Mycopathological Research, 2016, 54, 2, pp 225-228

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