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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,
Abstract

We announce here the first complete chloroplast genome sequence of Lagerstroemia balansae, a plant species with extremely small populations rated the level of EN (Endangered) in China. This complete chloroplast genome is 152316 bp in size. In total, 130 genes were identified, including 85...

Author(s)
Qin Bo; Sun KaiDao; Huang Xin
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 2021, 6, 2, pp 684-685
Abstract

Transparent-wood (TW) is an emerging research topic that can be applied to biobased products. However, it is necessary to fill pores in TW with natural substances to prepare all-biobased TW. This paper reports an all-biobased TW by infiltrating cellulose nanofiber (CNF) and chitosan (CTS)...

Author(s)
Le Van Hai; Muthoka, R. M.; Panicker, P. S.; Agumba, D. O.; Pham, H. D.; Kim Jaehwan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Carbohydrate Polymers, 2021, 264,
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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.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria Forskål) is one of the most serious agricultural pests in the world due to its voracity, speed of reproduction, and range of flight. We discuss the current state of knowledge on its biological control using microorganisms and botanical extracts. Metarhizium...

Date
March 2021
Subjects
plant pests; biological control agents; insect pests; plant extracts; biological control; entomogenous fungi; formulations; fungal insecticides; insect control; pest control; nontarget organisms; nontarget effects; reviews; entomopathogenic bacteria; non-wood forest products; limonoids; integrated pest management; integrated control; infestation; pests; natural enemies; arthropod pests; entomopathogens; pathogens; insecticides
Author(s)
Githae, E. W.; Kuria, E. K.
Event

15 - 17 June 2021 - Virtual

Venue
Virtual
Country
International
News Article

Deforestation is one of the largest contributing factors to global climate change, and a huge emphasis has been placed on the importance of...

Date
March 2020
Author(s)
James Cullum
AbstractFull Text

Applying nutrient-rich agricultural by-products, such as fruit peels and pulp, to degraded land has been proposed as a strategy to overcome a number of barriers to tropical forest recovery. While such linkages between agroindustry and restoration represent win-win scenarios, practical applications...

Author(s)
Cole, R. J.; Zahawi, R. A.
Publisher
British Ecological Society
Publication
Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 2021, 2, e12054,

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