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Pollution

Covering all aspects of pollution in relation to agriculture, forestry, public health, rural development and tourism.

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The recent classification by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the herbicide glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen has generated considerable discussion. The classification is at variance with evaluations of the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate by several national and...

Author(s)
Tarone, R. E.
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer (UK) Ltd
Publication
European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2018, 27, 1, pp 82-87
CAB ReviewFull Text

The Fertile Crescent (FC) is a high biodiversity region where most temperate-zone agricultural species originated and were first domesticated. A favourable environment, a special plant community and an adaptive population combined to initiate the transition from a hunter-gatherer economy to one...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
arable land; biodiversity; climate change; habitat degradation; landraces; plant communities; plant genetic resources; polluted water; soil salinity; sustainability; temperate zones; water availability; water management; water pollution; water quality; water resources
Author(s)
Jaradat, A. A.
News Article

During the week of 27 August – 1 September 2017, World Water Week will, once again, become the annual focal point for addressing global water...

Date
August 2017
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
CABI Book Info
Cover for Land-use change impacts on soil processes: tropical and savannah ecosystems.

This book contains a collection of 14 case studies from around the globe that illustrate the impact of a range of land-use changes on the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils and provide a snapshot of the challenges faced in ensuring sustainable soil management in tropical and...

Author(s)
Brearley, F. Q.; Thomas, A. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
AbstractFull Text

The life cycle assessment (LCA as defined by Caffrey and Veal in 2013) of grain maize production was performed in two large-scale farms, located in the Wielkopolska region (Poland) during the years 2011-2013. The stages of crop cultivation and harvest exerted biggest influence on the values of...

Author(s)
Holka, M.; Bieńkowski, J. F.; Jankowiak, J.; Dąbrowicz, R.
Publisher
National Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Publication
Romanian Agricultural Research, 2017, No.34, pp 301-310
AbstractFull Text

The contamination of surface waters by pesticides used in agriculture is a problem of worldwide importance. Neonicotinoids are the first new class of insecticides introduced in the last 50 years, and the neonicotinoid, Imidacloprid is currently the most widely used insecticide in the world. The...

Author(s)
Vijayan, A. S.
Publisher
Applied Zoologists Research Association
Publication
Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 2017, 28, 2, pp 243-248
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To understand the pollution level of pesticide residues in commercial tea in Yantai, and evaluate the health risk of dietary exposure, so as to provide basis for production supervision and consumption. Methods: The simple random sampling was used to collect 176 tea samples. According to...

Author(s)
Gong ChunBo; Wang ZhaoXia; Dong FengGuang
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2017, 8, 11, pp 4491-4495
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To investigate the content of bisphenol A (BPA) in dairy products sold on Tai'an markets, and to assess the dietary risk of BPA in Tai'an residents. Methods: Dairy products (including milk, yogurt and milk drinks) were randomly drew from Tai'an markets, and the content of BPA in dairy...

Author(s)
Feng TianYu; An Kang; Zhao XueZhen; Zhang BinLei; Hou HaiFeng; Yang ShuLin; Liu WanQing; Meng FanGe
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2017, 8, 11, pp 4476-4479
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To investigate the level of persistent organic pollutants in Hangzhou retailed foods, to carry out preliminary dietary exposure assessment and to provide evidence for risk assessment and dietary guidance. Methods: A total of 50 samples of fish oil, pork, milk, baby formula, milk powder,...

Author(s)
Zhu ShuYi; Zhang LuYi; Chen Chen; Yan LiSha; Zhang XuChao; Zhou Bin; Zhang TingTing; Shen Jie; Shen HaiTao; Hu Yu
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2017, 8, 11, pp 4439-4444

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