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Wood is one of the most important construction materials and its use in building applications has further expanded in recent decades. In order to enable even more extensive and reliable use of wood, factors affecting wood's service life need to be understood. It is well known that fungal...

Author(s)
Kržišnik, D.; Brischke, C.; Lesar, B.; Thaler, N.; Humar, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Wood Material Science and Engineering, 2019, 14, 1, pp 24-32
Abstract

Aspergillus spp. have a high nutritional versatility and good growth on a large variety of construction materials. They also colonize soil or food, but decaying vegetation is their primary ecological niche. Therefore, exposure to fungi may occur at home, during hospitalization, during specific...

Author(s)
Sabino, R.; Veríssimo, C.; Viegas, C.; Viegas, S.; Brandão, J.; Alves-Correia, M.; Borrego, L. M.; Clemons, K. V.; Stevens, D. A.; Richardson, M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2019, 57, Suppl. 2, pp S196-S205
Abstract

Purpose: This study focuses on analysis of the archaeal and fungal diversity associated with gypsum efflorescences damaging the walls of the Sorcerer's prehistoric cave registered as a world cultural heritage site. Method: Archaeal 16S rDNA and fungal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) clone...

Author(s)
Mihajlovski, A.; Lepinay, C.; Mirval, A. L.; Touron, S.; Bousta, F.; Martino, P. di
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Annals of Microbiology, 2019, 69, 10, pp 1071-1078
Abstract

Bee bread named also as perga is fermented bee pollen, which is much more valuable and useful than the normal pollen due to its unique and high amount of beneficial components. Bee bread is known to have a high concentration of protein and other nutritional impacts making it more valuable to...

Author(s)
Karaman, M. R.
Publisher
Sportif Bakıș: Spor ve Egitim Bilimleri Dergisi, Kutahya, Turkey
Citation
Sportif Bakis: Spor ve Egitim Bilimleri Dergisi, 2019, 6, Special Issue 2, pp 390-398
Abstract

This paper focuses on the continuous risk faced by New Zealand from the introduction of new plant pests and diseases due to the growth and diversity in trade and tourism, changing risk pathways, climate changes and pressure from established pests. Examples of biosecurity threats and their control...

Author(s)
Hurr, K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2018, No.1212, pp 21-24
Abstract

In the first systematic study of turfgrass in Slovenia, which was performed in 2015 in 20 soccer fields, sward cover, composition of turfgrass, and the occurrence of fungi, pests and weeds were evaluated. Turfgrass managers of all investigated soccer fields were interviewed with the aim of...

Author(s)
Curk, M.; Vidrih, M.; Laznik, Ž.; Trdan, S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2017, 26, pp 191-197
Abstract

Microdochium nivale (Fries) Samuels & Hallett is an important turfgrass pathogen on golf courses. Our objective was to evaluate Gliocladium catenulatum Gilman & Abbott and/or Streptomyces species for biological control of M. nivale on golf greens. The microbial agents were tested relative...

Author(s)
Aamlid, T. S.; Espevig, T.; Tronsmo, A.
Publisher
Crop Science Society of America, Madison, USA
Citation
Crop Science, 2017, 57, 2, pp 559-566
Abstract

Biodegradation and biodeterioration by living organisms can cause massive damage to historical monuments. Fungi are a major responsible in wood degradation sharing a single strategy for degrading wood polymers by secreting enzymes that break down the main constituents of wood such as cellulose or...

Author(s)
Rosado, T.; Silva, M.; Pereira, C.; Mirão, J.; Candeias, A.; Caldeira, A. T.
Publisher
Arheoinvest - Interdisciplinary Platform, Demisol, Romania
Citation
International Journal of Conservation Science, 2015, 6, Special Issue, pp 499-506
Abstract

In Scandinavia, red fescue (Festuca rubra) requires less pesticides, fertilizers, irrigation water and energy for mowing than other species used on golf greens. USGA golf greens have traditionally been constructed with peat as organic amendment to the sand-based rootzone, but compost could be a...

Author(s)
Aamlid, T. S.; Andersen, T. E.; Kvalbein, A.; Pettersen, T.; Jensen, A. D.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Horticultural Science, 2014, 79, 3, pp 87-96
Abstract

The multiple services provided by forests (conservation of: biodiversity, soil and water resources, mitigation of climate change, cleaning of air and water, timber production, landscape and recreation) are strongly dependent on forest health. In this paper we synthesize the main outcomes of the...

Author(s)
Battisti, A.; Masutti, L.; Paoletti, E.; Ragazzi, A.
Publisher
Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali, Florence, Italy
Citation
Italia Forestale e Montana, 2010, 65, 2, pp 141-148 (It), 239-244 (En)

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