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The lace bug, Gargaphia decoris Drake (Hemiptera: Tingidae) is a biological control agent of the South American invasive tree Solanum mauritianum Scopoli (Solanaceae). Gargaphia decoris has been established with some success in New Zealand and South Africa. In this study, we used the climatic...

Author(s)
Falla, C. M.; Avila, G. A.; McColl, S. T.; Minor, M.; Najar-Rodríguez, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Biological Control, 2021, 160,
CAB ReviewFull Text

The environment impact of livestock production is one of the most significant issues within agriculture. Global concerns over climate change, resource use, pollution and other environment indicators means that producers must implement practices and systems to reduce environmental impacts, yet this...

Date
July 2021
Subjects
animal feeding; animal production; animal wastes; carbon; climate change; diets; domestic animals; emissions; environmental impact; farm management; feeds; global warming; greenhouse gases; livestock; livestock farming; pollution; pollution control; reviews; waste management
Author(s)
Capper, J. L.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Health and natural landscapes: concepts and applications.

This book contains 8 chapters that discuss and explore these positive outcomes by delving into how humans perceive and respond to the natural world. It also looks at the different stages of human development and how societal perspectives regarding natural landscapes have changed over time. These...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
News Article

The red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii is a highly invasive decapod crustacean native to the Southern United States and Mexico. By...

Date
February 2021
Author(s)
James Cullum
AbstractFull Text

Here, we evaluate the COVID-19 associated challenges and opportunities surrounding the water, air, agriculture and energy sectors, the four major elements to sustain life on earth with strong implications on food security and the environment. During this pandemic, significant improvements in the...

Author(s)
Usman, M.; Farooq, M.; Jellali, S.; Charabi, Y.; Al-Sadi, A. M.; Al-Badi, A.
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2021, 25, 5, pp 1085-1095
AbstractFull Text

Reduced water resources in sub-Saharan Africa will not only pose threat to the livelihood of poor resource farmers, but also food security in the region. Drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties hold promise to reducing poor resourced farmers' vulnerability and improve food security in sub-Saharan...

Author(s)
Inyang, P.; Ene, C. O.; Emmanuel, A.; Chukwudi, U. P.; Ikeogu, U. N.
Publisher
AcademicPres
Publication
Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2021, 13, 1,
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To identify the most relevant aspects of global scientific research on biochar in terms of number of articles published, main authors and publishing countries, citation, subjects of scientific journals, funding institutions and general trends. Design/Methodology/Approach: A bibliometric...

Author(s)
Gómez -Merino, F. C.; Vázquez, A. P.; Galindo-Segura, L. A.; Sánchez, C. L.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados
Publication
Agroproductividad, 2021, 14, 2, pp 15-21
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the research was through key actors to identify the contamination by hydrocarbons and heavy metals in water and the main sources of contamination in the municipality of Macuspana, Tabasco. Methodology: A diagnosis was made, by applying questionnaires through interviews directed to...

Author(s)
Castañeda-Chávez, M. del R.; Díaz-Torres, E.; Megchún-García, J. V.; García-Saldaña, A.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados
Publication
Agroproductividad, 2021, 14, 5, pp 113-120
AbstractFull Text

Determining the potential bioavailability of heavy metals, evaluating according to adapted regulations is essential to efficiently conserve our coastal and estuarine waters. In this study, it is aimed to determine the industrial pollution and various other pollution sources that the Black Sea Basin...

Author(s)
Simsek, A.; Sancak, S.; Bakan, G.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology
Publication
Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2021, 9, 6, pp 1076-1086

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