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1. Distinguishing cotton seed genotypes by means of vibrational spectroscopic methods (NIR and Raman) and chemometrics.

The use of vibrational spectroscopy, such as near infrared (NIR) and Raman, combined with multivariate analysis methods to analyze agricultural products are promising for investigating genetically modified organisms (GMO). In Brazil, cotton is grown under humid tropical conditions and is highly...

Author(s) : Mata, M. M. da; Rocha, P. D.; Farias, I. K. T. de; Silva, J. L. B. da; Medeiros, E. P.; Silva, C. S.; Silva Simões, S. da

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2022 Vol.266 ref.21

2. Multi-actor horizon 2020 projects in agriculture, forestry and related sectors: a multi-level innovation system framework (MINOS) for identifying multi-level system failures.

Context: The key European Union (EU) policy instrument in support of innovation in agriculture, forestry and related sectors is the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability. It applies the 'interactive innovation model' which brings together actors with...

Author(s) : Cronin, E.; Fieldsend, A.; Rogge, E.; Block, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.39

3. Urea-functionalized amorphous calcium phosphate nanofertilizers: optimizing the synthetic strategy towards environmental sustainability and manufacturing costs.

Nanosized fertilizers are the new frontier of nanotechnology towards a sustainable agriculture. Here, an efficient N-nanofertilizer is obtained by post-synthetic modification (PSM) of nitrate-doped amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) nanoparticles (NPs) with urea. The unwasteful PSM protocol leads to ...

Author(s) : Carmona, F. J.; Sasso, G. dal; Ramírez-Rodríguez, G. B.; Pii, Y.; Delgado-López, J. M.; Guagliardi, A.; Masciocchi, N.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.2 ref.56

4. Soil moisture remote sensing using SIW cavity based metamaterial perfect absorber.

Continuous and accurate sensing of water content in soil is an essential and useful measure in the agriculture industry. Traditional sensors developed to perform this task suffer from limited lifetime and also need to be calibrated regularly. Further, maintenance, support, and deployment of these...

Author(s) : Amiri, M.; Abolhasan, M.; Shariati, N.; Lipman, J.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.59

5. Fuzzy clustering and distributed model for streamflow estimation in ungauged watersheds.

This paper proposes a regionalization method for streamflow prediction in ungauged watersheds in the 7461 km2 area above the Gharehsoo Hydrometry Station in the Ardabil Province, in the north of Iran. First, the Fuzzy c-means clustering method (FCM) was used to divide 46 gauged (19) and ungauged...

Author(s) : Mosavi, A.; Golshan, M.; Choubin, B.; Ziegler, A. D.; Sigaroodi, S. K.; Zhang Fan; Dineva, A. A.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.4 ref.57

6. Climate change, farming, and gardening in Alaska: cultivating opportunities.

Ongoing climate change and associated food security concerns are pressing issues globally, and are of particular concern in the far north where warming is accelerated and markets are remote. The objective of this research was to model current and projected climate conditions pertinent to gardeners...

Author(s) : Fresco, N.; Bennett, A.; Bieniek, P.; Rosner, C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.22 ref.32

7. Agricultural sciences in Chile: institutions, human resources, investment and scientific productivity.

Agricultural science in Chile began in 1881 with the establishment of the Agronomic Station of the National Society of Agriculture (SNA). In this article we described the history and evolution of research and development (R+D) and human capital training in this field. The main research institution, ...

Author(s) : Pozo, A. del; Engler, A.; Meza, F.

Publisher : Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chillán, Chile

Journal article : Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 2021 Vol.81 No.4 pp.664-673 ref.26

8. Design, optimization and evaluation of a microemulsion-based hydrogel with high malleability for enhanced transdermal delivery of levamisole.

The objective of the present study was to prepare and evaluate a microemulsion-based hydrogel with high malleability as a transdermal delivery carrier for levamisole (LMS). A pseudo-ternary phase diagram and D-optimal mixture design were utilized to screen and optimize the microemulsion, and the...

Author(s) : Hu Qing; Lin Han; Wang YanFang; Wang XiaoQin; Yao JiaYi; Fu XiaoLing; Yu XiangBin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Pharmaceutics 2021 Vol.605 ref.215

9. Effect of bulking materials over the composting of bio-slurry.

Bio-slurry is considered as a good quality organic fertilizer in Bangladesh agriculture. An experiment was conducted at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh to assess the effect of bulking materials over the composting of bio-slurry. The experiment was conducted with 4 treatments each of...

Author(s) : Al-Amin, M.; Rahman, M. M.; Islam, S. M. A.; Dhakal, H.; Khan, M. R. I.; Amin, M. R.; Kabir, A. K. M. A.

Publisher : Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Journal article : Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science 2021 Vol.49 No.2 pp.142-150 ref.25

10. Self-esteem of agriculture students at the university of Ibadan and the federal university of agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.

The study investigated self-esteem of agriculture students of the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta in Southwestern, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select 117 and 124 students from the conventional university and agriculture-based...

Author(s) : Badiru, I. O.; Oguntala, F. O.; Sanusi, M. K.

Publisher : Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Ilorin, Nigeria

Journal article : Journal of Agricultural Extension 2021 Vol.25 No.4 pp.1-15 ref.11

11. Automated contact tracing: a game of big numbers in the time of COVID-19.

One of the more widely advocated solutions for slowing down the spread of COVID-19 has been automated contact tracing. Since proximity data can be collected by personal mobile devices, the natural proposal has been to use this for automated contact tracing providing a major gain over a manual...

Author(s) : Kim Hyunju; Paul, A.

Publisher : The Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2021 Vol.18 No.175 ref.7

12. Revisiting linear regression to test agreement in continuous predicted-observed datasets.

CONTEXT: In agricultural research and related disciplines, using a scatter plot and a regression line to visually and quantitatively assess agreement between model predictions and observed values is an extensively adopted approach, even more within the simulation modeling community. However, linear ...

Author(s) : Correndo, A. A.; Hefley, T. J.; Holzworth, D. P.; Ciampitti, I. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2021 Vol.192 ref.53

13. Developing urinary pyrrole-amino acid adducts as non-invasive biomarkers for identifying pyrrolizidine alkaloids-induced liver injury in human.

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) have been found in over 6000 plants worldwide and represent the most common hepatotoxic phytotoxins. Currently, a definitive diagnostic method for PA-induced liver injury (PA-ILI) is lacking. In the present study, using a newly developed analytical method, we...

Author(s) : Zhu Lin; Zhang ChunYuan; Zhang Wei; Xia QingSu; Ma Jiang; He Xin; He YiSheng; Fu, P. P.; Jia Wei; Zhuge YuZheng; Lin Ge

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Archives of Toxicology 2021 Vol.95 No.10 pp.3191-3204 ref.54

14. Impact of process and physico-chemical conditions on the formation of curcumin-whey protein composite particles capable to stabilize food-compatible oil in water emulsions.

Use of nanonized curcumin-whey protein (CWP) composite particles as Pickering stabilizers are an attractive strategy due to their edibility and natural origin. This study aimed to examine the effect of physico-chemical conditions (pH, ionic strength, protein form) during the formation of CWP...

Author(s) : Nayak, A.; Genot, C.; Meynier, A.; Dorlando, A.; Capron, I.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : LWT - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.153 ref.30

15. Investigating appropriate threshold for measuring the occurrence and intensity of households' exposure to catastrophic health expenditure in Iran.

Background and Objectives: Fair financial protection against health expenditures is one of the most critical goals of health systems. This study was conducted to investigate the most appropriate threshold for measuring the exposure to catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) in Iran. Methods: The...

Author(s) : Darvishi, A.; Sefiddashti, S. E.; Rajabi, M.; Mehrolhassani, M. H.; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V.

Publisher : Iranian Epidemiological Association, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Epidemiology 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.fa34-fa43

16. Nanomechanical properties of potato flakes using atomic force microscopy.

Characterizing the nanomechanical properties of plants at the sub-cellular level is important in understanding the dynamic processes underpinning both potato plant growth and downstream effects of industrial food processing. Here, we measured nanomechanical properties and mapped the elastic...

Author(s) : Al-Rekabi, Z.; Davies, S. L.; Clifford, C. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Food Engineering 2021 Vol.307

17. Mycology and mycotechnology on postal stamps.

Mycology, the study of fungal biology, and philately, the study of postage stamps, are rarely connected, as they are very different activities. However, philatelic mycology can raise awareness of the facets of fungi which contribute significantly to human welfare. Fungi are photogenic and exhibit...

Author(s) : Vandana Ghormade; Ejaj Pathan; Jeevan Jyoti; Ajit Vartak; Mukund Deshpande

Publisher : Current Science Association, Bangalore, India

Journal article : Current Science 2021 Vol.120 No.4 pp.628-636 ref.35

18. Pain during walking and ascending stairs before hyaluronic acid injection was common in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study.

Background/aim: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common pathology characterized by degeneration of the articular cartilage. The aim of the research was to ask patients how they decided to make the injection, what treatments they received, their complaints prior to and after the injection and how they...

Author(s) : Özkan, Ö.; Babayeva, N.; Torğutalp, Ş. Ş.; Kara, Ö. S.; Dönmez, G.; Korkusuz, F.

Publisher : Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences 2021 Vol.51 No.2 pp.693-699 ref.43

19. Seeking the treated: the impact of mobile extension on farmer information exchange in India.

Do digital agricultural services 'disrupt' in-person peer interactions that generate and spread local knowledge? To investigate, I randomize access to a mobile phone-based agricultural extension service and find that while it reduces reliance on peer agricultural advice, it does not crowd-out peer...

Author(s) : Fernando, A. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Development Economics 2021 Vol.153 ref.37

20. Fermentation technology of taro leafstalk chili sauce.

This study involved production of chili sauce through fermentation using taro leafstalk as a raw material, fresh capsicum as an auxiliary material, and ginger, garlic, and sesame oil as adjustable accessories. On the basis of single factor experiments for the fermentation time, fermentation...

Author(s) : Zhu Miao; Cheng ZhiHao; Xiao Sha; Li JiaLi; Li GangFeng

Publisher : Tianjin Food Research Institute Co. Ltd, Tianjin, China

Journal article : Food Research and Development 2021 Vol.42 No.11 pp.77-81 ref.17

21. Evaluating quality of science in cgiar research programs: use of bibliometrics.

When evaluating Quality of Science (QoS) in the context of development initiatives, it is essential to define adequate criteria. The objective of this perspective paper is to show how altmetric and bibliometric indicators have been used to support the evaluation of QoS in the 2020 Review of the...

Author(s) : Rünzel, M.; Sarfatti, P.; Negroustoueva, S.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Outlook on Agriculture 2021 Vol.50 No.2 pp.130-140 ref.16

22. Maternal and child factors of under-five mortality in India. findings from NFHS-4.

Background: Although under-five mortality has declined in India, the target is yet to be achieved. The objective of this secondary analysis was to find out the influence of maternal and child factors on the likelihood of mortality among under-five children. Methods: The study is based on Indian...

Author(s) : Namita Patel; Olickal, J. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 2021 Vol.12 ref.15

23. Motivation of young people for studying agriculture.

The paper explores the motivation of young people for studying agriculture at Križevci college of agriculture. Particular focus is placed on students' motivation to study agriculture and standard in the quality of studying in general. The survey was conducted over a nine-year period from 2013/14....

Author(s) : Kantar, S.

Publisher : Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania

Journal article : Lucrari Stiintifice, Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole Si Medicina Veterinara a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.119-124 ref.16

24. Impacts of agriculture on the environment and soil microbial biodiversity.

Agriculture represents an important mechanism in terms of reducing plant, animal, and microbial biodiversity and altering the environment. The pressure to cope with the increasing food demands of the human population has intensified the environmental impact, and alternative ways to produce food are ...

Author(s) : Barros-Rodríguez, A.; Rangseekaew, P.; Lasudee, K.; Pathom-Aree, W.; Manzanera, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Plants 2021 Vol.10 No.11 ref.79

25. Sugar, a powerful substitute for ethanol in ethanol postdependent rats: relevance for clinical consideration?

Sugar has been shown to be a powerful substitute for drugs in preclinical studies on addiction. However, the link between sugar intake and alcohol use disorder (AUD) is poorly understood. We assessed the influence of sucrose on ethanol drinking in both nondependent (ND) and dependent (D) Long-Evans ...

Author(s) : Alaux-Cantin, S.; Alarcon, R.; Audegond, C.; O'Brien, E. S.; Martinetti, M. P.; Ahmed, S. H.; Nalpas, B.; Perney, P.; Naassila, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Addiction Biology 2021 Vol.26 No.4