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Objectives: In the past decade many areas of Peru have been undergoing extreme environmental, economic, and cultural change. In the highland hamlet of Chugurpampa, La Libertad, climate change has ruined harvests and led to frequent periods of migration to the coast in search of livelihood. This...

Author(s)
Oths, K. S.; Smith, H. N.; Stein, M. J.; Landivar, R. J. L.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
American Journal of Human Biology, 2018, 30, 2, pp e23072
CABI Book Info
Cover for Principles of cattle production.

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Event

3 - 5 July 2019 - Coimbra

Venue
Coimbra
Country
Spain
Contact
Irene Moreno Millan
Contact Details
Wessex Institute Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton, SO40 7AA, UK
Tel
+44 (0) 238 029 3223
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+44 (0) 238 029 2853
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.
News Article

It may not sound particularly appealing, but human-derived wastewater contains a number of nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium....

Date
August 2018
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
AbstractFull Text

Oil pollutions reduce the potential of soils for optimal use in agriculture and crop production. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are a large group of oil contaminants with carcinogenic, mutagenic, teratogenic effects. Phenanthrene, fluorine, anthracene and pyrene are tri and four-cyclic aromatic...

Author(s)
Fathi, Z.; Ebrahimipour, G.
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2018, 7, 5, pp 499-504
AbstractFull Text

To release reducing sugars from cocoa pod shell, sulphuric acid pre-treatment was adopted where the variables affecting H2SO4 pre-treatment i.e., cocoa pod shell weight, H2SO4 concentration, microwave irradiation time and power were screened using one factor at a time approach. The weight of cocoa...

Author(s)
Shet, V. B.; Shetty, V. C.; Asha Siddik; Rakshith, K. G.; Shetty, N. J.; Goveas, L. C.; D'Mello, G.; Rao, C. V.; Ujwal, P.; Aparna, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2018, 7, 5, pp 473-477
AbstractFull Text

DNA polymerase (Taq) enzyme isolated from Thermus aquaticus, a thermostable gram-negative bacterium, is a basic component of PCR, widely used in life sciences. The extraction and purification of this enzyme involves time-consuming and expensive steps such as precipitation of proteins with PEI...

Author(s)
Turan, K.; Eken, B.
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2018, 7, 5, pp 445-448
AbstractFull Text

Moringa oleifera seed meal (MOSM) was used as test ingredient to formulate six test diets and were supplemented with graded levels (0, 300, 600, 900, 1200 and 1500 FTU kg-1) of phytase. The fingerlings were fed at the rate of 4% of live fish body weight twice a day and faeces were collected from...

Author(s)
Shahzad, M. M.; Hussain, S. M.; Farhat Jabeen; Hussain, A. I.; Arshad Javid; Muhammad Asrar; Arsalan, M. Z. H.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1909-1920
AbstractFull Text

The present study deals with the treatment of textile effluent using electrochemical techniques on pilot scale (70 L). One of the major problems encountered in the textile industry is the production of large volumes of highly colored wastewater. The scope of this new electrochemical treatment is a...

Author(s)
Muhammad Anwar-ul-Haq; Hashmat, A. J.; Ejazul Islam; Muhammad Afzal; Abid Mahmood; Muhammad Ibrahim; Muhammad Nawaz; Shahid Nadeem; Khan, Q. M.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1703-1708

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