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This paper presents information on the current achievements on the research by the All India Coordinated Research Project on the production, pest and disease management and crop improvement of various palm species, such as coconuts, oil palms, arecanuts, palmyrah (Borassus sp.) and cocoa.

Author(s)
Maheswarappa, H. P.; Sajan, J. V.
Publisher
Coconut Development Board
Publication
Indian Coconut Journal, 2018, 61, 2, pp 15-18
Abstract

This paper describes the characteristics of coconuts, one of which is having thin roots that enables the soil particles in the root zone to bind closely in association with root and therefore, not easily break down against the force of water and wind. The paper also explores how coconuts prevent...

Author(s)
Pal, R. K.
Publisher
Coconut Development Board
Publication
Indian Coconut Journal, 2018, 61, 2, pp 4-5
Abstract

In this paper, I analyze the conflicts on the heritagization processes of Butiá palm forests in Uruguay. Some problems regarding the reproduction of this ecosystem have triggered the creation of conservation proposals and the modernization of handmade food production derived from these palms. The...

Author(s)
Dabezies, J. M.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
International Journal of Heritage Studies, 2018, 24, 8, pp 828-842
News Article

Much human activity relies on forests being able to maintain a high output of ecosystem functions from which we benefit. As forests continue to...

Date
August 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Miscellaneous

A new distribution map is provided for Rhagoletis batava Hering. Diptera: Tephritidae. Hosts: sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Europe (Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2018, No.June, pp map 824
CAB ReviewFull Text

Carbon pricing, which includes carbon tax, emission trading systems and carbon offset mechanisms, is the main economic instrument to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions responsible for global climate change. The academic literature on carbon pricing is rich due to hundreds of studies carried...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; carbon; carbon footprint; carbon markets; climate change; emissions; greenhouse gases
Author(s)
Timilsina, G. R.
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate the in vitro antifungal properties of ethanol extracts and essential oils of medicinal plants from Serbia against Candida albicans (C. albicans) ATCC 10231. Ethanol extracts of fifteen plants were investigated, and their effects were compared with those...

Author(s)
Tambur, Z.; Milošević, D. C.; Mileusnić, I.; Doder, R.; Marjanović, M.; Selimović, B. M.; Kulišić, Z.; Opačić, D.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych
Publication
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 7, pp 473-476

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