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A new report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has given a stark warning on the state of the world’s wildlife.  The Living Planet...

Date
November 2018
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

This study aims to examine the food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) among the students from nursing, education and medical colleges. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 3454 college students in Chongqing, China in 2016. On food safety knowledge, the medical students scored...

Author(s)
Luo XinMiao; Xu XiangLong; Chen Hua; Bai RuiXue; Zhang Yan; Hou XiaoRong; Zhang Fan; Zhang Yong; Manoj Sharma; Zeng Huan; Zhao Yong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Control, 2019, 95, pp 181-188
CABI Book Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Successful removal and eradication of invasive non-native species (INNS) relies on early detection, ideally with pathway screening, to prevent any spread or outbreak in to a new region. The collection of DNA from environmental samples, known as environmental DNA or eDNA, is a revolutionary...

Date
August 2018
Subjects
aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; biodiversity; detection; DNA; freshwater animals; introduced species; invasive species; monitoring; outbreaks; screening
Author(s)
Blackman, R. C.; Hänfling, B.; Lawson-Handley, L.
AbstractFull Text

Agroforestry has a long tradition in Finland. Examples include reindeer husbandry and the collection of berries and mushrooms. Grazing of wood pastures was common in the 1930s, but disappeared almost completely due to intensification of agriculture and forestry. Government support is nowadays the...

Author(s)
Herder, M. den; Vanhanen, H.; Karvinen, P.; Matila, A.; Mattila, I.; Nuutinen, S.; Ryhänen, S.; Siikavirta, K.; Westerstrǻhle, M.; Verdonckt, P.; Muñiz Alonso, A.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 514-517
AbstractFull Text

Managing the interactions between trees, crops and animals is an on-going challenge for agroforestry farmers. This paper reports on interactions between trees, crops and both wild animals and livestock in the establishment years of a novel UK agroforestry system combining short rotation coppice for...

Author(s)
Smith, J.; Deremetz, V.; Gerrard, C.; Costanzo, A.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 479-483
AbstractFull Text

Food forestry could help feeding a growing population in a sustainable way. Growing perennial plant species in polycultures and combining different plant traits could allow complementarity between plant species and thus to produce more yield (overyield) as compared to when the species are grown in...

Author(s)
Groeneweg, D.; Vischedijk, F.; Appelman, J.; Buiten, G. van; San Giorgi, X.; Hautier, Y.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 452-456
AbstractFull Text

As a result of a growing need for sustainable agriculture, a silvopastoral agroforestry system combining ornamental trees and forage grass was established in North Brabant, the Netherlands. While the potential of increased benefits is present for this combined system over traditional cultivation,...

Author(s)
Erdem, F.; Hoekstra, N.; Luske, B.; Crous-Duran, J.; Hautier, Y.; Eekeren, N. van
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 360-362
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Forty to fifty percent of the nutrient-rich sewage sludge (SS) from wastewater treatment plants is used as a soil amendment in Europe and the USA. When applied in excess of crop requirements, this sludge can cause environmental problems due to loss of nutrients to adjacent water bodies. Conversion...

Author(s)
Nair, V. D.; Freitas, A. M.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Nair, P. K. R.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 351-354

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