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Objective: To provide references for screening the Chinese herbs for prevention and control of aquaculture animals' diseases caused by A. hydrophila, in vitro antibacterial effects of Rheum officinale, Scutellaria baicalensis, Terminalia chebula, and Coptis chinensis against Aeromonas hydrophila...

Author(s)
Huang YanHua; Zhang ZaiWu; Niu ZhiWei; Li ShanMei; Liang JingZhen; Lv XiaoLi; Wei MuLan; Huang Wei; Cheng GuangPing; Huang Jun
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Citation
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 6, pp 1315-1321
Abstract

Background. Alzheimer' disease (AD) is an ultimately fatal degenerative brain disorder that has an increasingly large burden on health and social care systems. There are only five drugs for AD on the market, and no new effective medicines have been discovered for many years. Chinese medicinal...

Author(s)
Chen BiWen; Li WenXing; Wang GuangHui; Li GongHua; Liu JiaQian; Zheng JunJuan; Wang Qian; Li HuiJuan; Dai ShaoXing; Huang JingFei
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 4756, pp e4756
Abstract

Background: West African landscapes are largely characterised by complex agroforest mosaics. Although the West African forests are considered a nonhuman primate hotspot, knowledge on the distribution of many species is often lacking and out-of-date. Considering the fast-changing nature of the...

Author(s)
Bersacola, E.; Bessa, J.; Frazão-Moreira, A.; Biro, D.; Sousa, C.; Hockings, K. J.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 4847, pp e4847
Abstract

Recent reports on livestock environmental impact based on life cycle assessment (LCA) did not fully consider the case of the dairy goat. Assignment of an environmental impact (e.g. global warming potential) to a specific product needs to be related to the appropriate 'unitary amount' or functional...

Author(s)
Danieli, P. P.; Ronchi, B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 2, pp 408-416
Abstract

A landscape-level meta-analysis approach to examining early survival of ungulates may elucidate patterns in survival not evident from individual studies. Despite numerous efforts, the relationship between fawn survival and habitat characteristics remains unclear and there has been no attempt to...

Author(s)
Gingery, T. M.; Diefenbach, D. R.; Wallingford, B. D.; Rosenberry, C. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Management, 2018, 82, 5, pp 1003-1013
Abstract

Several recent meta-analyses have aimed to determine whether natural regeneration is more effective at recovering tropical forests than active restoration (for example, tree planting). We reviewed this literature and found that comparisons between strategies are biased by positive site selection....

Author(s)
Reid, J. L.; Fagan, M. E.; Zahawi, R. A.
Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, USA
Citation
Science Advances, 2018, 4, 5, pp eaas9143
Abstract

The impact of tree windbreaks on air flow remains poorly understood in field conditions. Porosity (φ), an indicator of tree windbreak structure, has often been used to explain shelter effects, but its relationship with shelter effects has not been consistent and even contradictory among studies....

Author(s)
Wu TongGui; Zhang Peng; Zhang Lei; Wang JingYuan; Yu MuKui; Zhou XinHua; Wang, G. G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 259, pp 75-81
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Background: Millions of people in the world suffer from chronic wounds of different etiologies such as diabetic foot and leg ulcers, without solutions nowadays. Molecules obtained from plants offer an alternative to aid wound healing. Strong evidence about essential oils (EO) anti-inflammatory and...

Author(s)
Pérez-Recalde, M.; Ruiz Arias, I. E.; Hermida, É. B.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Phytomedicine, 2018, 38, pp 57-65
Abstract

Increasing demand for sustainable energy has led to research and development on the cultivation of diverse plant species for biomass production. To support the research and development required to domesticate and cultivate crops for bioenergy, we developed the Biofuel Ecophysiological Traits and...

Author(s)
LeBauer, D. R.; Kooper, R.; Mulrooney, P.; Rohde, S.; Wang Dan; Long, S. P.; Dietze, M. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
GCB Bioenergy, 2018, 10, 1, pp 61-71
Abstract

Medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) are of interest for human uses from the prehistoric times to the present day. Importance and demand for medicinal and aromatic plants are always continuous. The plant-based drugs, health products, pharmaceuticals, food additives, and cosmetics may contribute to...

Author(s)
Kulak, M.
Publisher
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Proceedings 17th International Scientific Conference "Engineering for Rural Development", 23-25 May 2018, Jelgava, Latvia, 2018, pp 1253-1259

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