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Dam construction is booming across tropical regions critical for global biodiversity and ecosystem service provision. The principle of "No Net Loss" (NNL)-under which biodiversity impacts of development projects are quantified and fully mitigated-is being increasingly applied to large...

Author(s)
Jones, I. L.; Bull, J. W.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Sustainable Development, 2020, 28, 2, pp 435-443
CAB ReviewFull Text

Metabolomics is the analysis of an array of small-molecule metabolites known to be involved in a given biochemical pathway, and plant metabolism is perturbed by various abiotic stresses. In this review, basic definition of metabolomics, analytical tools used, metabolomic approaches, and how...

Date
June 2020
Subjects
stress; stress response; metabolomics; climate change; effects; environmental factors; functional genomics; heavy metals; metabolism; metabolites; plant physiology; pollutants; reviews; salinity; seeds; susceptibility; metal tolerance; drought; water stress; drought resistance; heat stress; heat tolerance; cold stress; cold tolerance; salt tolerance; analytical methods; techniques
Author(s)
Gavicho Uarrota, V.; Garcia, J.; Andrade, G. C. de; Bairros, Â. de F. M. de; Nerling, D.; Stefen, D.; Rocha, M.; Maraschin, M.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
News Article

Plastic mulching involves the use of thin plastic sheeting to conserve moisture and boost temperatures in soil. Commonly used in arid, cooler...

Date
May 2020
Author(s)
Tabitha Jay
Event

19 - 23 October 2020 - Niigata

Venue
Niigata
Country
Japan
Contact
Hiroyuki Sase
AbstractFull Text

Tourism industry is one of the primary sectors that contribute to economic growth of countries worldwide. Since it requires appropriate weather conditions and clean environment, climate changes can significantly affect the sector. Therefore, this study examines the causality and long-run...

Author(s)
Atasoy, M.; Atasoy, F. G.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology
Publication
Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2020, 8, 2, pp 515-519
AbstractFull Text

This investigation is focused on the following objectives: (a) synthesizing the theoretical approaches of soybean cultivation, elucidating the multiple economic and ecologic benefits of the soybeans; (b) analyzing the trends of the soybean production and consumption in the world and, distinctly, in...

Author(s)
Prisacaru Veronica; Sevciuc Tatiana
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2020, 20, 1, pp 515-523
AbstractFull Text

The article describes the methodology of spatial planning and organization of agricultural land use in land management projects that provide ecological and economic justification of crop rotation, based on ecological-landscape and ecological-economic basis. It's advantage in comparison with the...

Author(s)
Dorosh, O.; Dorosh, I.; Butenko, Y.; Svyrydova, L.; Dorosh, A.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2020, 20, 1, pp 173-180
AbstractFull Text

Soil cadmium (Cd) pollution not only affects crop yields and quality, but also endangers human health through the food chain. Brassica napus (B. napus) and Brassica juncea (B. juncea) are important oilseed crops. Obtaining good oil crop cultivars capable of enriching heavy metals and producing oil...

Author(s)
Wang ShuFeng; Wang JingChao; Sun JuanJuan; Xiao ZhongChun; Li ShengTing; Zhang Zhen; Li JiaNa; Luo Feng; Li NanNan
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2020, 23, 4, pp 829-837
AbstractFull Text

Critical events such as the disruption of the Fundão tailings dam, considered the biggest technological disaster in Brazil and the biggest of its category in the world, test the responsiveness of organizations in charge of protecting the environment. In the process of assign liability for damage,...

Author(s)
Magliano, M. M.; Angelo, H.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras
Publication
Cerne, 2020, 26, 1, pp 75-87

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