Agricultura

Agricultura

Novel chitosan-based nanocomposites as ecofriendly pesticide carriers: Synthesis, root rot inhibition and growth management of tomato plants
- Novel bio-based nanocomposites were developed as carriers for loading and sustained-release of vanillin (Van.) and cinnamaldehyde (Cinn.) antioxidants. The composites were obtained by...
Ecosystem Benefits Provision of Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Chinese Sponge Cities
- The Sponge City Development (SCD) concept was initiated in 2012 to address severe urban flooding and water quality challenges in China. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) such as rain gardens...
Reduction effect of individual N, P, K fertilization on antibiotic resistance genes in reclaimed water irrigated soil
01/02/2022 - The transfer of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in soil under reclaimed water irrigation poses a potential environmental risk. Regulation of NPK fertilizer could influence the behavior of...
Quantifiable urine glyphosate levels detected in 99% of the French population, with higher values in men, in younger people, and in farmers
12/01/2022 - France is the first pesticide-consuming country in Europe. Glyphosate is the most used pesticide worldwide and glyphosate is detected in the general population of industrialized countries, with...
The risks of sulfur addition on cadmium accumulation in paddy rice under different water-management conditions
01/08/2022 - Recently, the application of sulfur (S) has been recommended to control the accumulation of cadmium (Cd) in rice in contaminated paddy soil. However, the effects of exogenous S on Cd transfer in...
Environmental Distribution, Metabolic Fate, and Degradation Mechanism of Chlorpyrifos: Recent and Future Perspectives
- Abstract Pesticides play a significant role in crop production and have become an inevitable part of the modern environment due to their extensive distribution throughout the soil...
Occurrence, toxic effects, and mitigation of pesticides as emerging environmental pollutants using robust nanomaterials – A review
- Increasing demand of food and agriculture is leading us towards the increasing use and introduction of pesticides to the environment. The upright increase of pesticides in water and associated...
Novel synthesis methods and applications of MXene-based nanomaterials (MBNs) for hazardous pollutants degradation: Future perspectives
- MXenes are a quickly growing and extended group of two-dimensional (2D) substances that have earned unbelievable analysis credits for various application areas within different manufacturing areas....
Cooperation mechanisms for a competitive, sustainable food supply chain to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
11/01/2022 - The food industry is a major source of greenhouse gases (GHG). Given that consumers in this industry are aware of the negative consequences of GHG emissions, such as global warming and climate...
A district-level analysis for measuring the effects of climate change on production of agricultural crops, i.e., wheat and paddy: evidence from India
11/01/2022 - The present study aims to examine the impact of climate change on wheat and rice yield in Punjab, India, during 1981–2017. The study employs fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS),...
Effects of Different Fertilizers on the Germination of Tomato and Cucumber Seeds
- In order to achieve maximum crop yields, the use of fertilizers has become prevalent in the agricultural industry. Chemical fertilizers are a controversial topic where the accumulation of heavy...
Degradation of Dimethoate Pesticide in Soil: Impact of Soil Moisture and Enhanced Sunlight Intensity
- In today’s agriculture, the use of pesticides has become a necessity for higher yield of crops. Out of the total pesticides applied, only a small fraction reaches the target pest and the rest...
Estimated material metabolism and life cycle greenhouse gas emission of major plastics in China: A commercial sector-scale perspective
01/05/2022 - Plastics are one of the most greenhouse gas (GHG) intensive and the fastest growing industries in the manufacturing sector. Environmental tradeoffs of plastics occur...
Does military expenditure impact environmental sustainability in developed Mediterranean countries?
10/01/2022 - This study aims to examine the relationship between military expenditure and environmental sustainability in developed Mediterranean countries: Greece, France, Italy, and Spain. Sustainable...
Variability of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of a gasoline passenger car under multiple in-laboratory and on-road testing conditions
- An increasing divergence regarding fuel consumption (and/or CO2 emissions) between real-world and type-approval values for light-duty gasoline vehicles (LDGVs) has posed severe challenges to...
Characterization of sulfide oxidation and optimization of sulfate production by a thermophilic Paenibacillus naphthalenovorans LYH-3 isolated from sewage sludge composting
- The sulfur-containing odor emitted from sludge composting could be controlled by sulfide oxidizing bacteria, yet mesophilic strains show inactivation during the thermophilic stage of composting....
One-Pot Biosynthesis of 3-Aminopropionic Acid from Fumaric Acid Using Recombinant Bacillus megaterium Containing a Linear Dual-Enzyme Cascade
- Abstract 3-Aminopropionic acid (3-APA) has wide applications in food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemical, and polymer industries. This present study aimed to develop an...
Vinegar residue biochar: A possible conditioner for the safe remediation of alkaline Pb-contaminated soil
- A better understanding how to modulate alkaline soil-plant systems with lead (Pb) toxicity with by vinegar residue biochar is important for the remediation of Pb-contaminated soil. Leaching column...
Sustainable biochar: A facile strategy for soil and environmental restoration, energygeneration, mitigation of global climate change and circular bioeconomy
- The increasing agro-demands with the burgeoning population lead to the accumulation of lignocellulosic residues. The practice of burning agri-residues has consequences viz. Release of soot and smoke,...
Trace element concentrations in caudal scutes from Crocodylus moreletii and Crocodylus acutus in Belize in relation to biological variables and land use
01/02/2022 - Crocodylus moreletii (Morelet’s crocodile) and Crocodylus acutus (American crocodile) are generalist, apex predators of subtropical aquatic habitats in Central America. As top...