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Gypsiferous mine water use in irrigation on rehabilitated open-cast mine land: Crop production, soil water and salt balance
(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 2001)
The use of gypsiferous mine water for irrigation of agricultural crops is a promising technology, which could alleviate a shortage of irrigation water and address the problem of disposal of mine effluent. A field trial was ...
Whole-transcriptome analysis of atrophic ovaries in broody chickens reveals regulatory pathways associated with proliferation and apoptosis
(Springer Nature, 2018-05-08)
Broodiness in laying hens results in atrophy of the ovary and consequently decreases productivity. However, the regulatory mechanisms that drive ovary development remain elusive. Thus, we collected atrophic ovaries (AO) ...
Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2014-03-01)
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
Seasonal migration and land use-change in Ghana
(New York, NY: John Willey & Sons Ltd., 2004)
When farmers migrate yearly to a village to carry out intense farming during the rainy season, and thereafter return to a more permanent place of abode this is referred to as seasonal migration. The impact of such migration ...
The complete genome sequence of Staphylothermus marinus reveals differences in sulfur metabolism among heterotrophic Crenarchaeota
Background Staphylothermus marinus is an anaerobic, sulfur-reducing peptide fermenter of the archaeal phylum Crenarchaeota. It is the third heterotrophic, obligate sulfur reducing crenarchaeote to be sequenced and provides ...
Competing uses of water: The cases of Angat, Laguna, Batangas and Cebu City
(Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002)
Water plays an essential part in every economic activity and this is the major reason for competition in water usage as well as the basis for the government to come into the picture. What may sound trivial and unbelievable ...
Measuring conditions and trends in ecosystem services at multiple scales: The Southern African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) experience
(London, UK: The Royal Society, 2005)
The Southern African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) evaluated the relationships between ecosystem services and human well-being at multiple scales, ranging from local through to sub-continental. Trends in ecosystem ...