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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

Green chemistry is a novel method for the synthesis of silver and zinc oxide nanoparticles. The present investigation focused on synthesis of biogenic silver and zinc oxide nanoparticles. They were assayed for their antibacterial activities against test bacterial species. The results revealed that...

Author(s)
Patil, B. N.; Taranath, T. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2018, 115, pp 227-232
Abstract

In this study, the effects of water, ethanol, methanol and glycerin at five levels (0, 31.25, 83.33, 125 and 250 ml) were investigated on the efficiency of mangrove leaf extraction using mixture optimal design. The antimicrobial effect of the extracts on Streptococcus pneumoniae, Enterococcus...

Author(s)
Behbahani, B. A.; Yazdi, F. T.; Shahidi, F.; Noorbakhsh, H.; Vasiee, A.; Alghooneh, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2018, 114, pp 225-232
News Article

Wood has been a major building material for humans since complex construction first began in earnest. However modern engineering has come to outgrow...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Event

10 - 12 July 2018 - Lake Tahoe

Miscellaneous

Forests and trees contribute to food security and nutrition in multiple ways. They provide wood, energy, foods and other products. They generate income and employment for many people, often the most vulnerable. They deliver ecosystem services vital for food security and nutrition in the long term,...

Publisher
FAO
Publication
Sustainable forestry for food security and nutrition. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, 2017, pp 136 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Among the various sources of biomass, the lignocellulosic sources such as agricultural residue, dedicated energy grasses, forestry residue and short rotation woody biomass are expected to satisfy a significant fraction of the total future demand. However, while technologically feasible, the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
bioenergy; biofuels; biomass; feedstocks; raw materials; renewable energy; stochastic models; wood residues
Author(s)
Verma, S. K.; Fenila, F.; Soren, A.; Shastri, Y.
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this work was to estimate the genetic variability in two tests P. maximonoi, in order to identify trees with productive potential for wood in the municipality Ventania, state of ParanĂ¡, Brazil. A randomized complete block design was used in both tests. Two tests were composed of 63...

Author(s)
Santos, W. dos; Silva, M. S. C. da; Deniz, L. D.; Kieras, W. S.; Shimizu, J. Y.; Sousa, V. A. de; Aguiar, A. V. de
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF)
Publication
Scientia Forestalis, 2018, 46, 117, pp 127-136

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