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The distribution pattern and genetic structure of plant species have been profoundly influenced by climate oscillations. Phylogeographic analyses have been numerously conducted in biodiversity hotspot regions and some general conclusions have been documented. However, other regions have received...

Author(s)
Ang Li; Zhe Hou
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 2021, 32, 2, pp 66-72
Abstract

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an emerging tick-borne disease that is endemic in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Balkan region of Europe; the disease is spreading northwards following widespread distribution of the main vector, Hyalomma marginatum, which was first found in Hungary ...

Author(s)
Magyar, N.; Kis, Z.; Barabás, É.; Nagy, A.; Henczkó, J.; Damjanova, I.; Takács, M.; Pályi, B.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2021, 12, 1,
Abstract

A study on the published historic data of the residential radon concentration was carried out in order to provide a systematic retrospect and the confluent analysis of the investigations from 1980 to 2019 in China. A new database was established by collecting the results of nearly all radon surveys ...

Author(s)
Yao YuPeng; Chen Bo; Zhuo WeiHai
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 757,
Abstract

Qatar is one of the few countries where there is no permanent natural surface freshwater source, and yet toads are known to occur, recently identified as the African common toad, Sclerophrys regularis. However, little information is available concerning the geographical distribution of toads in...

Author(s)
Abdulkarim, A.; Nobuyuki Yamaguchi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2021, 184,
Abstract

The genus Ammopiptanthus is endangered species in China, which includes Ammopiptanthus mongolicus and Ammopiptanthus nanus, they are mainly distributed in the arid and semi-arid areas of northwest China. They play a significant role in the ecosystems, and they are valuable herbal medicines....

Author(s)
Du ZhongYu; He YiMing; Wang HaiTao; Wang Chi; Duan YiZhong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2021, 184,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction - tropical tuber crops and their importance.

This chapter focuses on crop production, food supply, origin and distribution, primary product, and starch content of tuber crops including cassava, sweet potatoes, yams and taro, among others.

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper describes spatial distribution of Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) and determines its correlation with climatic factors in an endemic focus in northern and central Tunisia. Data on VL cases in children under five years of age were obtained by consulting medical reports from all Tunisian...

Author(s)
Ben-Ahmed, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2021, 214,
Abstract

Medicinal plants are key components of the livelihoods of rural people, who rely on forest resources in the Nepal Himalaya, and this reliance is particularly high in hills and mountainous areas. Persistent premature and overharvesting, and inadequate knowledge of sustainable harvesting are...

Author(s)
Kunwar, R. M.; Bhagawat Rimal; Sharma, H. P.; Poudel, R. C.; Dipesh Pyakurel; Achyut Tiwari; Magar, S. T.; Gyanendra Karki; Bhandari, G. S.; Pandey, P.; Bussmann, R. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2021, 20,
Abstract

The genus Rutilus is widespread in the western and central Palearctic region. In the Caspian Sea, the taxonomic status of different populations of Rutilus lacustris has been debated due to different sub-specific names attributed to each population. We genotyped 7,984 single nucleotide polymorphisms ...

Author(s)
Segherloo, I. H.; Ghojoghi, F.; Tabatabaei, S. N.; Normandeau, E.; Hernandez, C.; Hallerman, E.; Boyle, B.; Bernatchez, L.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 2021, 848, 2, pp 345-361
Abstract

New Particle Formation (NPF) refers to transformation of gaseous precursors in the atmosphere due to nucleation and subsequent growth process through physicochemical interaction. It has generated a lot of interest due to its profound impact on global and regional environment, climate and human...

Author(s)
Zhang Qi; Jia ShiGuo; Yang LiMing; Krishnan Padmaja; Zhou ShengZhen; Shao Min; Wang XueMei
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Chemosphere, 2021, 262,

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