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Virginia On-Farm Wheat Test Plots, 2017
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-08-14)
Summarizes replicated research and demonstration plots conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension in cooperation with local producers and agribusinesses.
Physiological Evaluation of Alkali-Salt Tolerance of Thirty Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Lines
Soil salt-alkalization is a major limiting factor for crop production in many regions. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is a warm-season C4 perennial rhizomatous bunchgrass and a target lignocellulosic biofuel species. ...
Antioxidant metabolism variation associated with alkali-salt tolerance in thirty switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) lines
Soil salinization is a major factor limiting crop growth and development in many areas. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is an important warm-season grass species used for biofuel production. The objective of this study ...
Comparison of Methodologies to Estimate Intake Dose for Exposure to Soil Contaminants
(Hindawi Publishing Corp, 2008-07-21)
It has been suggested that probabilistic approaches would provide more realistic estimates for human intake dose from exposure to soil contaminants than the commonly-used standard deterministic method. The objective of ...
Analysis of the modes of breeding and pastoral resources in the rural community of Madiama, Mopti Region, Republic of Mali
Available also as a conference paper.
Fifty Years of Cereal Leaf Beetle in the U.S.: An Update on Its Biology, Management, and Current Research
(Entomological Society of America, 2011-10-01)
Cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L., is an introduced insect pest of small grains first recorded in the United States in the early 1960s. Since its introduction from Europe or Asia into Michigan, cereal leaf beetle has ...
Analyse des modes d'élevage et des ressources pastorales dans la commune rurale de Madiama
La commune rural de Madiama est confrontée à des conflits liés à lexploitation des ressources naturelles limitées dont les stratégies d'utilisation actuelles (agriculture, élevage et pêche° sont inadaptées (ESPGRN, 1996). ...
Improved pasture resources in the Madiama Commune of Mali, West Africa: Working with women groups at the village level
The objectives of this project were to evaluate the chemical characteristics (crude protein, in vitro dry matter digestibility, fiber, etc.) of ensiled vs. fresh C. tora, examine the effect of additives (water or honey) ...
Virginia Tech Corn Silage Testing 2017
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-30)
Presents and discusses the results of performance trials from commercial corn hybrids produced at four sites in Virginia for 2017. Two and three year average performance data are provided, when available.