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During the twentieth century, the advancement of treelines occurred in a number of mountainous regions throughout the world.  However,...

Date
July 2018
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Large-area forest inventories are often undertaken following a stratified random or systematic design. Yet the strata rarely correspond to the reporting areas of interest (domains) over which the country wants to report specific variables. The process is exemplified by a country aiming to use...

Author(s)
Birigazzi, L.; Gamarra, J. G. P.; Gregoire, T. G.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 2018, 25, 2, pp 199-219
CABI Book Info
Cover for Invasive species and human health.

This book, which consists of 11 chapters, highlights the major impact of invasive alien plants and animals on human health. This includes not only direct effects through contact with the species via bites, wounds and disease, but also indirect effects caused by changes induced in ecosystems by...

Author(s)
Mazza, G.; Tricarico, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Carbon pricing, which includes carbon tax, emission trading systems and carbon offset mechanisms, is the main economic instrument to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions responsible for global climate change. The academic literature on carbon pricing is rich due to hundreds of studies carried...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; carbon; carbon footprint; carbon markets; climate change; emissions; greenhouse gases
Author(s)
Timilsina, G. R.
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20 May 2019 -

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Description of the subject. Increasing use of plant protection products and a continuous change in their active substances during recent years raise crucial questions regarding environmental pollution, particularly for aquatic ecosystems in the cotton production area. Objectives. Field trials were...

Author(s)
Gouda, A. I.; Mehoba, M. H. L.; Toko, I. I.; Scippo, M. L.; Kestemont, P.; Schiffers, B.
Publisher
Les Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux
Publication
Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2018, 22, 2, pp 94-105
AbstractFull Text

Drinking of arsenic (As) contaminated ground water is threatening the health of millions of peoples of Bangladesh. The screening of tube wells (TWs) water for As in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world is done by As testing kits. The results of water-As by these kits are semi-quantitative and...

Author(s)
Sekine, M.; Tokumura, M.; Raknuzzaman, M.; Ahmed, M. K.; Islam, M. R.; Masunaga, S.
Publisher
Farm to Fork Foundation
Publication
Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 2018, 3, 1, pp 340-346
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The relationship between heavy metal accumulation and soil heavy metal content, soil pH, cation exchange capacity and organic matter content was discussed. Method: Concentrations of As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn in younger leaf, older leaf and root of Chicory [Cichorium intybus L....

Author(s)
Sha LingJie; He LiZhong; Yang MingBin; Zhu Li; Long ZhiYong; Liu HongCheng
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 5, pp 1019-1024
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Objective: The present research aimed to study the effect of combined exogenous additives on biogas production of anaerobic fermentation of hybrid pennisetum. Method: A simulation experiment was conducted for 35 days at 35°C, with mass proportion of total solid (TS) being 6%, the rate of...

Author(s)
Bai ShunXing; Gong ShuJing; Yang Shu; Qin XiangDong; Ma HuJian; Zhang GuangDong; Ma JunHua
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 5, pp 958-964
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Since the wastewater from dairy farms contains high concentration of organics, wastewater must be treated to meet the requirements of related discharge standards. In order to reduce environment pollution caused by wastewater from dairy farms located at the suburb of Beijing, this paper designed a...

Author(s)
Yang PeiYuan; Shang Bin; Wen FuYong; Zhao HaiMing; Tao XiuPing; Dong HongMin; Lu YongQiang; Wang Jun
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2018, 20, 5, pp 132-139

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