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Studies were conducted to evaluate the repellent effect of andiroba (Carapa guianensis) and copaiba (Copaifera sp.) oils against flies and on biological soil parameters. The repellency effect of andiroba and copaiba oils was tested at a concentration of 5% in lamb sheds, containing 64 bays. It was...

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Zortéa, T.; Baretta, D.; Volpato, A.; Lorenzetti, W. R.; Segat, J. C.; Maccari, A. P.; Santos, R. C.; Vaucher, R. A.; Stefani, L. M.; Silva, A. S. da
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Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2017, 45, pp 1439
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Microwave treatment increases treatability of wood. In the present study, Eucalyptus tereticornis wood was exposed to microwave radiation with 2450 MHz frequency for 3 and 5 min at four different microwave intensity treatments. The pH, retention of preservative and durability against termite of...

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Poonia, P. K.; Tripathi, S.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2017, 29, 3, pp 389-394
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The effects of certain operational variables on working time and skidder productivity in wood extraction in Eucalyptus grandis stands were investigated in this research. The study was conducted at a forestry plantation located in the municipality of Telêmaco Borba, Paraná State. Through a time and...

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Lopes, E. S.; Oliveira, D. de; Rodrigues, C. K.; Drinko, C. H.
Publisher
Mato Grosso Federal University, Sinop, Brazil
Citation
Nativa: Pesquisas Agrárias e Ambientais, 2017, 5, 4, pp 298-302
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Alternate methods have been used in recent years to control weevils with plant-based insecticides that do not affect the environment or grain production; one such plant with insecticide potential is the Moringa oleifera. The objective of this study was to evaluate the insecticidal activity of...

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Mateus, A. E.; Azevedo, F. R. de; Alves, A. C. L.; Feitosa, J. V.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná, Cascavel, Brazil
Citation
Acta Iguazu, 2017, 6, 2, pp 112-122
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The present study investigated the anti-atherosclerotic and antioxidative effect of the methanolic extracts (MExt) of Cochorous olitorous (CO) and Adansonia digitata (AD) leaves on irradiation-induced atherosclerosis in male Wistar rats. Atherosclerosis was induced in male rats by a single dose of...

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Bello, K. O.; Nwozo, S. O.; Oladele, J.; Mustapha, K. K.; Quadri, L. A.
Publisher
AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2017, 9, 2, pp 182-187
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Study of natural stands structure as well as knowledge of developmental stages and dynamic process in the natural forest stands for applying close to nature silviculture methods, ensures multiple functions of forests such as ecological balance and socioeconomic needs assessment. The aim of this...

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Etemad, V.; Moridi, M.; Azary, M. D.; Kakavand, M.
Publisher
Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
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Iranian Journal of Forest and Poplar Research, 2017, 25, 3, pp Pe386-Pe396, En397
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The objective of this research was to highlight the economic importance of the optimal use of products and byproducts of oil palm. In Colombia, productive crops per hectare can generate, over one year, an average of 3.14 tons of oil, and up to 21.68 t of solid and liquid waste when the plant is on...

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Sierra-Márquez, J.; Sierra-Márquez, L.; Olivero-Verbel, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Citation
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 2, pp 523-534
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Lawsonia inermis and Lagenaria breviflora are important tropical pesticidal plants with some potential for industrial wood protection uses. However, little is known about their elemental composition of wood protection importance. In this study, three agro-ecosystems: Guinea savannah (A), Dry...

Author(s)
Eguakun, F. S.; Adedeji, G. A.; Elufioye, T. O.; Egubogo, A. C.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research, Olsztyn, Poland
Citation
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 4, pp 1209-1222
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Acacia mangium Willdenow and Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunningham ex Bentham and their hybrid have become important planting species in Malaysia. Due to their high demand and consumption, development of high quality planting materials is desired. Conventional breeding of Acacia Miller is slow but...

Author(s)
Asif, M. J.; Deivaseeno Dorairaj; Ratnam Wickneswari
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 63, 12, pp 562-576
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Background: Dates (Phoenix dactylifera L.) are well known as both a food and economic crop for many years worldwide due to its substantial nutritional, health, and economic benefits besides its appeal and environmental value. However, although Date pits are rich in phenolic and antioxidant...

Author(s)
Sumaira Khalid; Asif Ahmad; Muhammad Kaleem
Publisher
Food Science Publisher, Denton, USA
Citation
Functional Foods in Health and Disease, 2017, 7, 6, pp 396-410

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