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Hepatitis A-like virus discovered in seals

Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have discovered a new virus in seals that is the closest known relative of...

Date
August 2015
Abstract

Expression of a single siRNA against a conserved region of NP gene strongly inhibits in vitro replication of different influenza A virus strains of avian and swine origin.

Influenza A virus is the principal agent responsible of the respiratory tract's infections in humans. Every year, highly pathogenic and infectious strains with new antigenic assets appear, making ineffective vaccines so far developed. The discovery of RNA interference (RNAi) opened the way to the...

Authors
Stoppani, E.; Bassi, I.; Dotti, S.; Lizier, M.; Ferrari, M.; Lucchini, F.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Antiviral Research, 2015, 120, pp 16-22
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Energy self-sufficient sustainable integrated farming systems for livelihood security under a changing climate scenario in an Indian context: a case-study approach.

The farming systems of the world have to meet multiple demands, e.g. supporting livelihood, conserving biodiversity, off-setting emissions and adapting to climate change. As a traditional way of farming in India, an integrated farming system (IFS) represents multiple crops (cereals, legumes, tree...

Date
August 2015
Subjects
agricultural policy; beekeeping; biodiversity; biofuels; biogas; cereals; climate change; conservation; crop production; economic analysis; farming systems; fish culture; legumes; livestock farming; renewable energy; solar energy; sustainability; vegetables; wind power
Authors
Behera, U. K.; Amjath Babu; Kaechele, H.; France, J.
Event

‘Steps to Sustainable Livestock’ an International Conference on sustainable ruminant livestock production

12 - 15 January 2016 - Bristol

Venue
Bristol
Country
UK
Contact
Emma Gale
Contact Details
Global Farm Platform, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, North Somerset,BS40 5DU
Datasheet
Cover for Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia...

CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Authors
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
AbstractFull Text

Organic production potential of honey and other bee products of beekeeping enterprises in the Central District of Tokat Province.

This study was interviewed with all beekeepers registered to the farmer registration system, in the Central District of Tokat Province. Data were collected from 114 apiculture farms by direct personal interview. Research result showed that%56,48 of the producers involved in the research want to...

Authors
Yalçin, F. Ç.; Büyükbay, E. O.
Publisher
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Matbaası
Publication
Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, 2015, 32, 2, pp 14-23
AbstractFull Text

Health safety assessment of rice genetically modified with both genes of Bt and EPSPS using a mouse (Mus musculus) model.

Genetically modified (GM) rice has huge potential in rice production, however, its safety as food or feed remains debatable. In this study, the effects of rice modified with both genes of Bt and epsps on mice were determined by feeding tests and in vitro cytotoxicity assays in order to evaluate the...

Authors
Mo, X.; Tan, Z.; Xu, M.; Yan, H.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum
Publication
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2015, 25, Suppl. 1, pp 80-90
AbstractFull Text

Lecular characterization of the σC-encoding gene from novel duck reovirus.

We cloned and sequenced the σC-encoding gene of a novel duck reovirus (N-DRV) isolate ZJ00 M. The σC gene is 966 bp long and is encoded by the third ORF of the S1 segment, a small protein of 321 amino acid residues (approximately 34.1 kDa). Expressed σC fusion protein in E. coli showed good...

Authors
Yun, T.; Chen, H.; Hua, J.; Yu, B.; Chen, L.; Ni, Z.; Ye, W.; Zhang, C.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum
Publication
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2015, 25, Suppl. 1, pp 33-41
AbstractFull Text

Effect of motherwort total alkaloids on a testosterone propionate-induced acne: mouse model.

We aimed to investigate the effect of motherwort total alkaloids (MTAs) on an acne mouse model induced by injection of testosterone propionate. High, medium and low dose of MTAs was each given to different mouse groups. The content of testosterone (T) in serum was determined. The morphological...

Authors
Miao, M. S.; Guo, L.; Tian, S.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum
Publication
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2015, 25, Suppl. 1, pp 1-4
AbstractFull Text

Effects of plant tannin extracts supplementation on animal performance and gastrointestinal parasites infestation in steers grazing winter wheat.

Twenty-six stocker cattle (286.1±25.7 kg) were used to quantify the effect of commercial plant tannin extracts (control vs. mimosa and chestnut tannins) on animal performance, gastrointestinal parasites control and plasma metabolite changes in heifers grazing winter wheat forage (Triticum aestivum...

Authors
Min, B. R.; Hernandez, K.; Pinchak, W. E.; Anderson, R. C.; Miller, J. E.; Valencia, E.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing
Publication
Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 2015, 5, 3, pp 343-350

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