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The increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration and temperature has altered the plant-insect interactions. However, little is known about the intrinsic mechanisms between plant resistance and insect survival strategies under the combined conditions of elevated CO2 and temperature. This study...

Author(s)
Xie HaiCui; Zhao HuiYuan; Sun Yu; Wang XiuPing; Lin XiaoHu
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Journal of Applied Entomology, 2022, 146, 8, pp 990-1002
News Article

A team of researchers from the Universities of Nottingham and Bologna have discovered a key gene in wheat and barley that regulates the angle of...

Date
July 2022
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

India, which is primarily agricultural, produces approximately 683 million tonnes (MT) of crop waste. This waste is mostly used for animal feed and fuel. In India, roughly 178 MT of surplus crop leftovers and 92 MT of crop trash are burned each year because of a lack of sustainable agricultural...

Date
June 2022
Subjects
crop residues; reviews; millets; rice husks; straw; maize; bagasse; bananas; rice; pearl millet; air pollution; global warming; burning; government policy; cereals; climate change
Author(s)
Devi, R. U.; Kolli Balakrishna
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate, ticks and disease.

This book is a collection of 77 expert opinions arranged in three sections. Section 1 on "Climate" sets the scene, including predictions of future climate change, how climate change affects ecosystems, and how to model projections of the spatial distribution of ticks and tick-borne infections under...

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ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
AbstractFull Text

Egypt already has conditions in summer that cause heat stress for livestock, and predicted climate changes suggest that these will be exacerbated over the course of this century. As well, extreme climatic events make the mitigation of climate change difficult but important to understand. Apart from...

Author(s)
Goma, A. A.; Phillips, C. J. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Animals, 2022, 12, 15,
AbstractFull Text

Sheep farmers' perceptions of climate change and its impacts and the adaptation strategies they consider to address these risks are of great importance in ensuring the resilience of farming practice. This study focused on sheep farmers' perception of climate change and the risks and actions taken...

Author(s)
Yetisgin, S. O.; Önder, H.; Sen, U.; Piwczynski, D.; Kolenda, M.; Sitkowska, B.; Yucel, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Animals, 2022, 12, 15,
AbstractFull Text

Nigeria is blessed with large tracts of arable land which makes agriculture an important sector of the economy with high potential for employment generation, food security, and poverty reduction. The study explores the need for investment in the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Agriculture holds the...

Author(s)
Yakubu, A.; Shukurat, A. S.; Abubakar, A. H.; Omokore, D. F.; Oladimeji, Y. U.; Feher, A.; Pascalau, R.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrari Stiintifice, Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole Si Medicina Veterinara a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2022, 24, 2, pp 230-238
AbstractFull Text

Climate change has been observed in Europe in the form of higher temperatures, changing rainfall and runoff patterns, and extreme weather events, leading to reports of an increased incidence of weather-related disasters - such as floods, droughts, wildfires, windstorms and heat or cold waves - in...

Author(s)
Hunor, V.; Bogdan, S.; Camelia, M.; Oana, S. M.; Gabriel, S.; Teodor, M.; Nicoleta, M. S.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrari Stiintifice, Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole Si Medicina Veterinara a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2022, 24, 2, pp 137-143
AbstractFull Text

Climate change is the most serious environmental crisis that humanity faces today. Agriculture is more vulnerable to climate change than any other economic sector because it is the economic activity most dependent on climate variations as diverse as they are: temperature, precipitation,...

Author(s)
Manescu, A.; Manescu, C.; Vass, H.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrari Stiintifice, Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole Si Medicina Veterinara a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2022, 24, 2, pp 62-67

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