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Areas of forest which have been cleared and then abandoned as pasture often suffer from poor water availability and low-nutrient soils, making...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Abstract

In this study, secondary municipal solid waste composts (SC) and wood vinegar treated secondary compost (WV-SC) was prepared to investigate the capability for single-heavy metals and multi-metal systems adsorption. The adsorption sequence of WV-SC for the maximum single metals sorption capacities...

Author(s)
Liu Ling; Guo XiaoPing; Wang ShuQi; Li Lei; Zeng Yang; Liu GuanHong
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 270-279
Abstract

Improvements in plant physiological performance by means of biochar application in soils contaminated by multi-elements are determinants of agroecosystem functioning. This study analyzed the effects of bamboo-derived biochar on root nodulation and plant growth in a moderately acidic Andosol...

Author(s)
Wang ChunYan; Alidoust, D.; Yang XueLing; Isoda, A.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 62-69
Abstract

In this study, digestate from winery wastes was investigated focusing on phytotoxicity using macrophytes and evaluating the potential contribution of ammonium and copper. Spreading of digestate on soil could represent a suitable approach to recycle nutrients and organic matter, creating an on site...

Author(s)
Ros, C. da; Libralato, G.; Ghirardini, A. V.; Radaelli, M.; Cavinato, C.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 26-33
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Increasing global population combined with a changing climate is placing pressure on global plant production systems, and rapid leafy and woody plant improvement is required to meet the demands of the future. Conventional breeding is time-consuming, especially in woody plants, and potential new...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
crop yield; disease resistance; functional genomics; fungal diseases; genes; genetic engineering; genetic improvement; genetic transformation; genetically engineered organisms; genomics; germplasm; in vitro culture; in vitro regeneration; outcrossing; pathogens; plant diseases; plant pathogenic bacteria; plant pathogenic fungi; plant pathogens; plant viruses; protoplast culture; protoplasts; segregation; statistical analysis; stress; stress response; transgenic plants; woody plants
Author(s)
Parsons, J. D.; MacKay, J.
Event

15 - 17 October 2018 - Lisle/Naperville

Venue
Lisle/Naperville
Country
USA
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A new distribution map is provided for Meloidogyne enterolobii Yang & Eisenback. Tylenchida: Meloidogynidae. Hosts: many, including guava (Psidium guajava), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), pepper (Capsicum), watermelons (Citrullus lanatus), sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas). Information is given on...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2018, No.April, pp map 804 (edition 3)
AbstractFull Text

Vedic period to present day the conservation and management of forest is a big concern. To focus the forest management and to assess regeneration status of forests, present study was carried out at Van-Panchayat (community managed) and reserve forest located in Central Himalaya. The quadrats were...

Author(s)
Nidhi Bhakuni; Neelu Lodhiyal
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2A, pp 657-663

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