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9 - 11 September 2019 - Warsaw

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Warsaw
Country
Poland
Contact
Dariusz Jan Skarzynski or Tomasz Janowski, The Organizing Committee
News Article

In a study published in mBio, Danish and U.S. researchers have shown that the rapid spread of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant...

Date
November 2018
Datasheet

The Dexter originated in the 18th century in County Kerry in south-west Ireland and was developed as a small animal to utilize upland grazing of low...

Abstract

We report the species detected in dogs and humans from outbreaks of visceral leishmaniasis in Colombia. In this study, 91 sera from patients (n=38) and dogs (n=53) diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis using IFAT were analyzed to determine the causative species. DNA extraction, PCR amplification,...

Author(s)
Herrera, G.; Higuera, A.; Patiño, L. H.; Ayala, M. S.; Ramírez, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2018, 64, pp 135-138
CAB ReviewFull Text

Predatory and parasitic mites are likely to assume a greater role in crop protection as world attention is now focused on finding out alternative means of agricultural pest management, and some may be beneficial in the medical and veterinary fields. This review on the status of research on...

Date
October 2018
Subjects
arthropod pests; biological control; biological control agents; insect control; insect pests; natural enemies; parasites of insect pests; pest control; pests; plant pests; predators; predatory insects
Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Kumar, P. S.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare in a changing world.

This 273-paged book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare for today's, and tomorrow's, world. The issues discussed range from the welfare of hunted animals, to debates around intensive farming versus sustainability, and the effects of climate and environmental change. It explores...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Recommended Article

Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

Date
March 2017
Author(s)
Villalobos, A. E.
Source
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
AbstractFull Text

This study investigated the relation between the presence of wild bird species that may infect domestic poultry with Avian Influenza, and woody vegetation within the range areas as well as in the landscape surrounding the range areas. During two seasons all wild birds were counted in the free-range...

Author(s)
Bestman, M.; Wagenaar, J.; Jong, W. de; Weerts, T.; Luske, B.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 447-451
AbstractFull Text

Free-range areas are important for the welfare of laying hens. Chickens are forest animals that try to avoid large open areas. Providing shelter in the form of trees can improve the quality of the free-range area for the chicken. Also trees can provide extra income for the farmer. This paper...

Author(s)
Boosten, M.; Penninkhof, J.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 424-427
AbstractFull Text

Dehesa agroforestry systems (rangelands located in Southwest Spain) are characterised by their semi-arid and often marginal conditions. In this sense, the study of the role of carbon footprint in extensive systems is of great interest by analysing, within a case study framework, the two production...

Author(s)
Escribano, M.; Moreno, G.; Eldesouky, A.; Horrillo, A.; Gaspar, P.; Mesías, F. J.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 401-405
AbstractFull Text

The production of medicinal plants could be combined with the production of timber from high value trees as Prunus avium L. because many medicinal plants are characterised by its capacity to growth under a partial shade. This type of agroforestry practice called silvoarable or forest farming...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Romero-Franco, R.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 369-372
AbstractFull Text

Intercropping or grazing of orchards or groves of fruit trees (e.g. olive, carob, pine-nut, walnut, almond, chestnut, apple, pear), or plantations of trees grown for high value timber (e.g. walnut and wild cherry) can be characterized as a "high-value tree agroforestry systems". The systems can be...

Author(s)
Pantera, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Burgess, P.; Graves, A.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Corroyer, N.; McAdam, J.; Rosati, A.; López-Díaz, M. L.; Mantzanas, K.; Moreno, G.; Papadopoulos, A.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Lerberghe, P. van; Giannitsopoulos, M.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 342-345

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