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According to the 1999 Report on the State of the Environment in China, issued by the State Environmental Protection Administration, in 1999 the country invested 82.32 billion yuan in environmental pollution control, accounting for 1% of the gross domestic product (GDP) for the year. In general,...

Author(s)
Zi, M.
Citation
Beijing Review (China), 2000, 43, 28, pp 12-16
Abstract

Government measures to protect the ecology and environment from the effects of the Three Gorges Project on the Yangtze River, China, are discussed, and the results of monitoring activities are reported. The main problems are: (1) decreasing forest area; (2) erosion; (3) landslides occurring more...

Author(s)
Zi, M.
Citation
Beijing Review (China), 2000, 43, 29, pp 14-18
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A mobile test platform was developed for the inspection of tractors in China. The accuracies of braking torque, axle weight and driving speed were 0.1 kg.m, 0.1 kg, and 0.01 km/h, respectively. The time required for inspecting 1 tractor was 3 min. More than 150 units could be inspected every day....

Author(s)
Dong, M.; He, Y.
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Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (Japan), 2003, 34, 1, special issue, pp 51-54
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Recent data in the literature about volatilization of pesticides from soils or crops into the atmosphere are reviewed. On the day of application, pesticide volatilization rates ranged from 0.1 g/ha/h for prometon to 80 g/ha/h for fonofos. In general, pesticides are volatilized from plant surfaces...

Author(s)
Bedos, C.; Cellier, P.; Calvet, R.; Barriuso, E.; Gabrielle, B.
Citation
Agronomie (France), 2002, 22, 1, pp 21-33
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A joint Chinese - Dutch 2-year programme to clean up and rehabilitate Lake Tai, China, in 2 phases using the integrated water resources management (IWRM) principle is reviewed and its aims and approach are outlined. Lake Tai is located in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces and the municipality of...

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Advisory review of the master plan for the rehabilitation of Lake Tai (first phase) in the People's Republic of China, 2002, pp 28 pp.
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Key agricultural and rural development policy issues faced by China in the first years of the 21st century are discussed. Subjects include: (1) reform of rural fiscal policy and public services; (2) grain marketing and grain-reserve management reform; (3) trade liberalization and poverty; (4)...

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China's agricultural and rural development in the early 21st century, 2005, pp 547 pp.
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The prospects for maintaining or increasing high maize and wheat yields with lower N fertilizer and irrigation use on the North China Plain was examined near Beijing from 1999 to 2003. In the current double cropping system, winter wheat is sown after ploughing in Oct. and harvested in mid-June,...

Author(s)
Böning Zilkens, M. I.
Publisher
Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany
Citation
Comparative appraisal of different agronomic strategies in a winter wheat-summer maize double cropping system in the North China Plain with regard to their contribution to sustainability, 2004, pp 193 pp.
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A summary environmental impact assessment of the Tianjin Wastewater Treatment and Water Resources Protection Project in China was conducted in 1999. The Beicang Sewerage District of Tianjin Municipality is the only district with rapid industrial and commercial development and without wastewater...

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Tianjin wastewater treatment and water resources protection project in the People's Republic of China: summary environmental impact assessment, 2000, pp 19 pp.
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During 1996-1997, soil samples were collected from a field near Newcastle, UK, to determine the special variability of soil physical properties and to assess the prospects for precision farming. The samples were spaced on a 20 x 40-m grid. It was found that two-thirds of the field area had soil...

Author(s)
Qamar uz Zaman
Citation
Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (Japan), 2002, 33, 3, pp 41-44
Abstract

From 1998 to 2002, fieldwork was carried out in Mid-Hill region of Nepal to study the risk of environmental contamination due to pesticide use in subtropical environments, with special emphasis on malathion, dimethoate, metalaxyl, and fenvalerate. The main hydrological processes in "khet"...

Author(s)
Schumann, S.
Publisher
Technischen Universit├Ąt Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Citation
Landschaftsokologie und Umweltforschung - Institut fur Geookologie (Germany), 2004, No. 44, pp 285 pp.

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