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Ji Lei, Rong Chen, Renyi Gui, Jianshuang Gao

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Abstract: Plant species diversity is an important index reflecting the functional complexity and stability of ecosystems. Human activity can completely alter plant species diversity and cause serious degradation of ecosystems but its impact on bamboo forest still lacks of systematic evaluation. In this stu...
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María Fátima Mereles, Gloria Céspedes, José Luís Cartes, Rosalía Goerzen, Juana De Egea-Elsam, Laura Rodríguez, Alberto Yanosky, Laura Villalba, Andrea Weiler, Pier Cacciali

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Abstract: This work presents the main biodiversity hotspots existing in the Paraguayan Chaco and is an update of the results obtained in the first Ecoregional Assessment of the Great American Chaco. These are the results of a series of workshops that included scientific and technical discussions carried ou...
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Yi Zhong, Renyi Gui, Zhuangzhuang Qian, Shunyao Zhuang

Views - 151  (Abstract)
Abstract: Slow release fertilizers are designed to enhance crop yield and minimizing the loss of nitrogen (N) to environment. However, N release in leaching and loss in ammonia emission from bag controlled release fertilizers have not been previously evaluated under the standardized conditions in soil. Acc...
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Suely Akter, Hossain M. Zabed, Munira Nasiruddin, Xianghui Qi

Views - 186  (Abstract)
Abstract: Piscicidal effects of several solvent extarcts (distilled water, 50% ethanol, absolute ethanol and 80% methanol) of Terminalia arjuna  leaves, barks and fruits were studied against a common fresh water predatory fish, Heteropneustes fossilis  under laboratory conditions in terms o...
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Jianshuang Gao, Yuhe Zhang, Zhuangzhuang Qian, Shunyao Zhuang

Views - 150  (Abstract)
Abstract: Soil erosion associated with land cultivation exerts a great impact on ecological environment. Such an impact is specific of land, crop, tillage, management and so on. This study aimed to investigate the effects of crop cultivation on water quality by comparing nutrient distribution in the sedime...
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L.J.R. Nunes, C.I.R. Meireles, Pinto Gomes C.J., Almeida Ribeiro N.M.C.

Views - 222  (Abstract)
Abstract: The globalization of the planet allowed plant species to emerge from their traditional habitats and spread to other territories. This dispersion, sometimes occasional, sometimes by the influence of man, reaches proportions today that, in some cases, affect the development of natural eco...
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