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  • Amoah, Robert S.; Terry, Leon A. (Wiley, 2018-03-06)
    BACKGROUND The potential of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) to maintain postharvest storage of sweetpotato was studied. In two separate experiments, the orange-fleshed sweetpotato cv. Covington was fumigated with 1-MCP (1.0 ...
  • Sutherland, W. J.; Barnard, P.; Broad, S.; Clout, M.; Connor, B.; Côté, I. M.; Dicks, L. V.; Doran, H.; Entwistle, A. C.; Fleishman, E.; Fox, M.; Gaston, K. J.; Gibbons, D. W.; Jiang, Z.; Keim, B.; Lickorish, Fiona A.; Markillie, P.; Monk, K. A.; Pearce-Higgins, J. W.; Peck, L. S.; Pretty, J.; Spalding, M. D.; Tonneijck, F. H.; Wintle, B. C.; Ockendon, N. (Elsevier, 2016-12-10)
    Open Access We present the results of our eighth annual horizon scan of emerging issues likely to affect global biological diversity, the environment, and conservation efforts in the future. The potential effects of ...
  • Ameh, Ekwu M.; Tyrrel, Sean; Harris, Jim; Ignatiou, Athanasios; Orlova, Elena; Nocker, Andreas (Springer, 2018-03-15)
    Disinfection aims at maximal inactivation of target organisms and the sustainable suppression of their regrowth. Whereas many disinfection efforts achieve efficient inactivation when the effect is measured directly after ...
  • Muthusamy, Manoranjan; Wani, Omar; Schellart, Alma; Tait, Simon (Elsevier, 2018-06-12)
    Exponential wash-off models are the most widely used method to predict sediment wash-off from urban surfaces. In spite of many studies, there is still a lack of knowledge on the effect of external drivers such as rainfall ...
  • Keeleya, James; Smith, Andrea D.; Judd, Simon J.; Jarvis, Peter (Elsevier, 2015-10-21)
    This study used a range of treated water treatment works sludge options for the removal of phosphorus (P) from primary wastewater. These options included the application of ultrafiltration for recovery of the coagulant ...
  • Kriechbaumer, Thomas; Blackburn, Kim; Everard, Nick; Rivas Casado, Monica (2015-11-18)
    There has been an increasing interest in the use of Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs) to characterise the hydraulic conditions near river engineering structures such as dams, fish passes and groins, as part of ...
  • Azhoni, Adani; Jude, Simon; Holman, Ian (Elsevier, 2018-02-26)
    Climate change will be particularly experienced though the medium of water. Water organisations, that are managing societal and ecological needs for water, are therefore likely to experience the impact the most. This study ...
  • Azhoni, Adani; Holman, Ian P.; Jude, Simon J. (Elsevier, 2017-04-26)
    The capacity of a nation to address the hydrological impacts of climate change depends on the institutions through which water is governed. Inter-institutional networks that enable institutions to adapt and the factors ...
  • Cooke, J. J.; Armstrong, L-M.; Luo, K. H.; Gu, Sai (Elsevier, 2013-10-03)
    Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) is one of the various methods that can be used to reduce the carbon footprint of the energy sector. The efficiency with which CO2 is absorbed from flue gas using packed columns is highly ...
  • Goglio, Pietro; Brankatschk, Gerhard; Trydeman Knudsen, Marie; Williams, Adrian G; Nemecek, Thomas (Springer, 2017-09-08)
    Purpose The focus of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of an agricultural plant product is typically on one crop. However, isolating one crop from the cropping system that it belongs to is often challenging because the ...
  • Burgess, Paul J.; Rosati, Adolfo (Springer, 2018-06-09)
    In global terms, European farms produce high yields of safe and high quality food but this depends on the use of many off-farm inputs and the associated greenhouse gas emissions, loss of soil nutrients and other negative ...
  • Bhatnagar, D; Rajasekaran, K; Gilbert, M; Cary, J. W.; Magan, Naresh (Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2018-02-23)
    Worldwide recognition that aflatoxin contamination of agricultural commodities by the fungus Aspergillus flavus is a global problem has significantly benefitted from global collaboration for understanding the contaminating ...
  • Eduok, Samuel; Ferguson, Robert; Jefferson, Bruce; Villa, Raffaella; Coulon, Frederic (Elsevier, 2017-07-23)
    To investigate the potential effect of aged engineered nanoparticles (a-ENPs) on sludge digestion performance, 150 L pilot anaerobic digesters (AD) were fed with a blend of primary and waste activated sludge spiked either ...
  • Burgess, Paul; den Herder, M.; Dupraz, C.; Garnett, Kenisha; Giannitsopoulos, Michail; Graves, Anil; Hermansen, J. E.; Kanzler, M.; Liagre, F.; Mirck, J.; Moreno, G.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Palma, J. H. N.; Pantera, A.; Plieninger, T. (Cranfield University, 2018-02-28)
    Executive summary: The AGFORWARD project (Grant Agreement N° 613520) had the overall goal to promote agroforestry practices in Europe that will advance sustainable rural development. It had four objectives (described ...
  • Burgess, Paul; den Herder, M.; Dupraz, C.; Garnett, Kenisha; Giannitsopoulos, Michail; Graves, Anil; Hermansen, J. E.; Kanzler, M.; Liagre, F.; Moreno, G.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Palma, J. H. N.; Pantera, A.; Plieninger, T. (Cranfield University, 2018-03-01)
    Project context The European Union has targets to improve the competitiveness of European agriculture and forestry, whilst improving the environment and the quality of rural life. At the same time there is a need to ...
  • Salmoral, Gloria; Khatun, Kaysara; Llive, Freddy; Madrid Lopez, Cristina (Elsevier, 2018-08-01)
    Ecuador is facing several threats to its food and water security, with over a tenth of its population currently undernourished and living in poverty. As a response, its government is incorporating new patterns of land use ...
  • Church, Sarah P.; Haigh, Tonya; Widhalm, Melissa; Garcia de Jalon, Silvestre; Babin, Nicholas; Carlton, J. Stuart; Dunn, Michael; Fagan, Katie; Knutson, Cody L.; Prokopy, Linda S. (Elsevier, 2016-11)
    The Midwestern United States experienced a devastating drought in 2012, leading to reduced corn and soybean yields and increased instances of pests and disease. Climate change induced weather variability and extremes are ...
  • Pantera, A.; Burgess, Paul J.; Mosquera Losada, R.; Moreno, G.; López-Díaz, M. L.; Corroyer, N.; McAdam, J.; Rosati, A.; Papadopoulos, A. M.; Graves, Anil; Rigueiro Rodríguez, A.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Fernández Lorenzo, J. L.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Mantzanas, K.; Van Lerberghe, P.; Malignier, N. (2018-01-06)
    Most farm-based agroforestry projects focus on the integration of trees on arable or livestock enterprises. This paper focuses on the integration of understorey crops and/or livestock within high value tree systems (e.g., ...
  • Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Santiago-Freijanes, J. J.; Pisanelli, A.; Rois-Díaz, M.; Smith, J.; den Herder, M.; Moreno, G.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Malignier, N.; Lamersdorf, N.; Balaguer, F.; Pantera, A.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; Aldrey, J. A.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Fernández-Lorenzo, J. L.; Romero-Franco, R.; Burgess, P. J. (Springer, 2018-06-26)
    Agroforestry is a sustainable land management system that should be more strongly promoted in Europe to ensure adequate ecosystem service provision in the old continent (Decision 529/2013) through the common agricultural ...
  • Burgess, Paul J. (The Royal Forestry Society, 2017-04-30)
    The Royal Forestry Society, the Woodland Trust and the Soil Association are hosting a one-day conference on ‘Agroforestry: Improving Productivity for Farmers and Foresters’ at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire on 22 June ...

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