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The golden apple snail (GAS) was introduced in the Philippines in 1980s as food for human and farm animals and later turned into a destructive invasive species especially in rice fields. The feasibility of the golden apple snail as an alternative protein source has been tested for tilapia, shrimp...

Author(s)
Visca, M. D., Jr.; Palla, S. Q.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 533-542
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of water temperature, dissolved oxygen (DO), and total suspended solids (TSS) in water on an indigenous fish species, Barbonymus schwanenfeldii (Bleeker, 1854), and an exotic fish species, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in...

Author(s)
Lee Nyanti; Soo ChenLin; Nona-Nabilah Ahmad-Tarmizi; Nik-Nurul-Kamila Abu-Rashid; Ling TeckYee; Sim SiongFong; Jongkar Grinang; Tonny Ganyai; Lee SuanPing [Lee, S. P. K. ]
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 394-406
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The most suitable sturgeon species for culture in artificial systems are freshwater and non-migratory species: sterlet - Acipenser ruthenus - and Siberian sturgeon - Acipenser baerii, recently introduced in Romania. The experiment aimed at establishing the age and salinity thresholds to be taken...

Author(s)
Nita, V. N.; Nenciu, M. I.; St. Raykov, V.; Nicolae, C. G.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2018, 7, 1, pp 97-104
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Very few agroforestry species perform well in the Cuvelai Basin of north-central Namibia due to the harsh climatic and edaphic conditions. Leucaena leucocephala is one of these species and has many ecological and economic benefits but it tends to be invasive. To evaluate the suitability of this...

Author(s)
Njunge, J. T.; Kaholongo, I. K.; Amutenya, M.; Hove, K.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2017, 29, 3, pp 297-304
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the acidification tolerance of a Malaysian indigenous fish species, Barbonymus schwanenfeldii (Bleeker, 1854) and an exotic fish species, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758). The survival rate, growth performance, and feed conversion ratio of fry...

Author(s)
Lee NyanTi; Nik-Nurul-Kamila, A. R.; Ling TeckYee; Soo ChenLin; Sim SiongFong; Jongkar Grinang
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2017, 10, 4, pp 746-753
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The majority of wild orangutans are found outside of the protected areas, including in coal mining areas which generally overlapping with orangutan habitat. Thereby, mining ensured a direct impact on orangutans. Opportunities orangutans to survive in the mining area depends on various factors, one...

Author(s)
Niningsih, L.; Alikodra, H. S.; Atmoko, S. S. U.; Mulyani, Y. A.
Publisher
Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika, 2017, 23, 1, pp 37-49
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A Pilot Reclamation Project (PRP) was developed in 1982 by the Environmental Protection Agency of the State of Santa Catarina-Brazil, with the objective to evaluating the adaptation of woody species to a land degraded by coal mining. After a full topographic reconstitution of the landscape,...

Author(s)
Citadini-Zanette, V.; Negrelle, R. R. B.; Leal Filho, L. S.; Remor, R.; Elias, G. A.; Santos, R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Brazil
Citation
Cerne, 2017, 23, 1, pp 103-114
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The brushwood is a technique of environmental complexation, which consists in the use of plant residues. This technique, when well established technically, can exert influence on seedbed quality, fostering native plant establishment and ecosystem restoration. In this way, we aimed to evaluate the...

Author(s)
Fragoso, R. de O.; Carpanezzi, A. A.; Zuffellato-Ribas, K. C.; Koehler, H. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Brazil
Citation
Cerne, 2017, 23, 1, pp 85-93
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Anoplophora glabripennis, Anoplophora chinensis and Psacothea hilaris hilaris are three invasive exotic longhorn species (Coleoptera Cerambycidae) threatening native broadleaf trees in Europe and North America. Field studies on invasive species are somewhat difficult in the areas of introduction...

Author(s)
Favaro, R.; Lupi, D.; Jucker, C.; Cappellozza, S.; Faccoli, M.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Bulletin of Insectology, 2017, 70, 1, pp 91-99
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With the exchange of uncontrolled plant material and international trade, global agriculture and human health are now confronted to the invasion of new pest insects. Through this literature review, we address the main factors influencing the emergence of diseases and insects, including demography...

Author(s)
Boukhris-Bouhachem, S.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT), Tunis, Tunisia
Citation
Annales de l'INRAT, 2017, 90, pp 1-21

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