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Birds and bats are important insect predators. Herbivorous insects have negative effects on tree growth, and thus the health of trees may benefit from foraging by vertebrate insectivores on herbivorous insects. An exclosure experiment was used to examine the top-down effects of birds and bats on...

Author(s)
Koh ChaoNien; Chang Ching; Juang LingMu; Lu YungJen; Hwang WenBe
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 1, pp 43-54
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Background: Mangoes are a popular fruit enjoyed worldwide. The mango is known for its pleasing aroma in addition to its refreshing and soothing taste. Researchers around the globe have demonstrated the diverse beneficial effects of Mangifera indica Linn in human health and disease prevention....

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Swaroop, A.; Stohs, S. J.; Bagchi, M.; Moriyama, H.; Bagchi, D.
Publisher
Food Science Publisher, Denton, USA
Citation
Functional Foods in Health and Disease, 2018, 8, 5, pp 267-279
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In the Forest Research Institute - BAS, established in 1928, the scientific study in the field of forest pathology began in 1949 when the first researcher working in this area was appointed. In general, the phytopathological scientific team, students and technical assistants have a great deal of...

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Petkov, P.; Georgieva, M.
Publisher
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Conference proceedings, 90 years forest research institute - for the society and nature, Sofia, Bulgaria, 24-26 October 2018, 2018, pp 117-123
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Introduction: Soil quality is defined as the capacity of a soil to function within different land uses and ecosystem boundaries, sustain biological productivity, maintain environmental quality and promote plant, animal, and human health. Soil quality cannot be directly measured but can be evaluated ...

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Shekofte, H.; Doustaky, M.; Maseodi, A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Journal of Water and Soil, 2018, 32, 2, pp Pe327-Pe342
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Aim of study: Tree planting can play an important role in improving the quality of the urban environment. On the other hand, air pollutants can affect growth and health of trees. We studied the impacts of air pollution caused by the iron-steel factory and dense traffic on leaf chemical composition...

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Turfan, N.; Savacı, G.; Sarıyıldız, T.
Publisher
Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
Citation
Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2018, 18, 3, pp 253-271
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Red berries are important sources of bioactive compounds and they are known to provide unique health benefits. Lately, it has been proved that anthocyanins have health benefits against degenerative diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabetes. Accordingly, the aim of this study was...

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Nistor, M.; Ghiman, R.; Ayvaz, H.; Ruginahacek˜, D.; Mada, D.; Stahacek˜nilahacek˜, A.; Socaciu, C.; Diaconeasa, Z.
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AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Food Science and Technology, 2018, 75, 2, pp 156-162
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The purpose of this research was to assess the conformity of the forest melliferous flora with organic apiculture, regarding concentrations of systemic pesticides, to predict the production of bio apicultural products. Flowers of the forest trees of white acacia (Robinia pseudoacacia) and...

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Cebotari, V.; Buzu, I.; Gliga, O.; Postolachi, O.; Granciuc, N.
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University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2018, 61, 2, pp 235-242
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The fire resistance of cork oak has long been known. Through to the protection provided by its suberous bark and the many dormant buds located under it, can keep its trunk and restore a forest atmosphere in a few years. To confirm or deny this hypothesis, four stands of cork oak trees surviving two ...

Author(s)
Benhalima, Y.; Dehane, B.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
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IX International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2018", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-7 October 2018. Book of Proceedings, 2018, pp 2096-2107
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is described by World Health Organisation as "Chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which leads over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves". Oral antidiabetic agents, insulin,...

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Alkan, Ș. B.; Tașkin, H.; Ayranci, M.; Kara, H. H.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
IX International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2018", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-7 October 2018. Book of Proceedings, 2018, pp 1136-1142
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This paper describes the morphology, chemical composition, uses, health benefits, various parts used in curing ailments, and health hazards for contraindication of Simarouba glauca [Quassia simarouba] and Dillenia indica. These two species are versatile medicinal trees having numerous properties.

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Bhattacharyya, R. K.; Nadia Debbarma; Hazarika, B. N.
Publisher
International Society of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka
Citation
International Journal of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2018, 4, 2, pp 42-45

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