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Baylisascaris procyonis is a zoonotic parasite that can cause serious health issues in their intermediate hosts. Eggs of the parasite are shed in the feces of raccoons (Procyon lotor), the definitive host, and can remain viable in the environment for years. Temperatures at 49 C are the LD50 for B....

Author(s)
Pope, T.; Henke, S. E.; Wester, D. B.; Rideout-Hanzak, S.; Hilton, C. D.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association
Publication
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2021, 57, 1, pp 94-103
Abstract

In this study, a novel green walnut liqueur (GWL) based on green walnuts, as the main ingredient, with the addition of fruits, aromatic plants, chocolate and honey, was produced at the pilot-scale. Antioxidant activity (AO) of the obtained GWL was determined using multiple AO assays in parallel,...

Author(s)
Petrovic, M.; Pastor, F.; Đurovic, S.; Veljovic, S.; Gorjanovic, S.; Sredojevic, M.; Vukosavljevic, P.
Publisher
Springer (India) Private Limited
Publication
Journal of Food Science and Technology (Mysore), 2021, 58, 6, pp 2160-2169
Abstract

Zearalenone (ZEN) is a type of estrogenic mycotoxin produced by the fungi of Fusarium genera, which contaminates foods and feeds. It has many adverse effects on mammals such as disorders of the hormonal balance of the body. ZEN can enter the food chain through contaminated food such as cereal...

Author(s)
Mazaheri, M.; Maymand, M. M.; Gilasgar, A.; Akbarzadeh, A.; Manafi, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Control, 2021, 127,
CAB ReviewFull Text

With the impact of climate change becoming increasingly apparent, there have been calls for world leaders to take measures aimed at mitigating the potential effect on the environment of the rapid expansion in human population, urbanisation, deforestation, agricultural development, industrialisation...

Date
May 2021
Subjects
reviews; sustainability; livestock; meat animals; meat production; climate change; socioeconomics; urbanization; deforestation; religious beliefs; domestic animals
Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Lever, J.
MiscellaneousFull Text

This review identifies over 320 saproxylic insects that visit flowers on a regular or occasional basis in England, Wales and Scotland. That represents 16% of Britain's approximately 2000 saproxylic insects. It highlights the tremendous variety of saproxylic microhabitats used by those species for...

Author(s)
Falk, S.
Publisher
Woodland Trust
Publication
A review of the pollinators associated with decaying wood, old trees and tree wounds In Great Britain, 2021, pp 143 pp.
News Article

Despite widespread travel restrictions over the last year, tourism remains a vital source of income for many places. A recent review article by Liu...

Date
April 2021
Author(s)
James Cullum
AbstractFull Text

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns and dynamics of plant, vertebrate and invertebrate species. They promote species richness and diversity. The yellow meadow ant, Lasius flavus, is the...

Author(s)
King, T. J.
Publisher
British Ecological Society
Publication
Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 2021, 2, e12037,

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