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1. Growth of black pepper plantlets under different substrates and irrigation levels.

Optimization of the use of water and the possibility of using residues as substrate in the black pepper production chain can yield economic and environmental benefits. The objective of this study was to evaluate the biometric and physiological traits of black pepper plantlets (Piper nigrum L.), cv. ...

Author(s) : Cruz, E. S. da; Medici, L. O.; Leles, P. S. dos S.; Ambrozim, C. S.; Souza, W. L.; Carvalho, D. F. de

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.1 ref.22

2. Soil protists: an untapped microbial resource of agriculture and environmental importance.

Protists are essential components of soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. They play a vital role in the microbial food web as consumers of bacteria, fungi, and other small eukaryotes and are also involved in maintaining soil fertility and plant productivity. Protists also contribute to...

Author(s) : Chandarana, K. A.; Amaresan, N.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China

Journal article : Pedosphere 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.184-197 ref.137

3. Freeze-thaw cycles increase the mobility of phosphorus fractions based on soil aggregate in restored wetlands.

Available information about the effects of freeze-thaw cycles (FTCs) and soil aggregate structure on the mobility of phosphorus (P) fractions is limited. Here, soil column experiments with different initial moisture contents (saturated moisture content and field capacity) were used to study the...

Author(s) : Li YingXin; Wang LiXia; Zhang ShaoQing; Tian Lei; Ou Yang; Yan BaiXing; Cui Hu; Bao MeiWen; Liang AiZhen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.61

4. Phosphorus and nitrogen recovery from wastewater by ceramsite: adsorption mechanism, plant cultivation and sustainability analysis.

Recovery of the nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) in wastewater would help to minimize eutrophication and their reuse would lead to a more sustainable society. Sewage sludge and fly ash were used to fabricate ceramsite in the laboratory. After modified with alkali or lanthanum it was shown in...

Author(s) : Shao Qing; Zhang Ying; Liu Zhe; Long LiZhi; Liu ZiZheng; Chen YiQun; Hu XinMing; Lu MingMing; Huang LiZhi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.805 ref.51

5. Effect of biochar combined with a biotrickling filter on deodorization, nitrogen retention, and microbial community succession during chicken manure composting.

The high-nitrogen content and dense structure of poultry manure compost cause volatilization of N to ammonia (NH3). This study evaluated the combined application of biochar and biotrickling filtration (BTF) to remove of odor in chicken manure mixed straw compost (w/w, 2.5:1). Adding of 10% biochar...

Author(s) : Li YinChao; Ma Jun; Yong XiaoYu; Luo LiWen; Wong, J. W. C.; Zhang YaBing; Wu Hao; Zhou Jun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.48

6. Cover crops and controlled-release urea decrease need for mineral nitrogen fertilizer for cotton in sandy soil.

Cover crops can affect nitrogen fertilization efficiency, soil nitrogen content, and cotton yield. However, the interaction effects of controlled-release nitrogen fertilizers, applied N rate, and cover crops on cotton growth, yield and fiber quality remains unknown, especially in sandy soils with...

Author(s) : Santos Cordeiro, C. F. dos; Rodrigues, D. R.; Echer, F. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Field Crops Research 2022 Vol.276

7. Recent advances and future directions on the valorization of spent mushroom substrate (SMS): a review.

Commercial mushrooms are cultivated on lignocellulose wastes, such as corncob, saw dust, straw and wood chips. Following the rapidly increasing global mushroom production, the efficient recycling and utilization of the by-product, known as spent mushroom substrate (SMS) has garnered much attention...

Author(s) : Leong YoongKit; Ma TeWei; Chang JoShu; Yang FanChiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.144

8. The effects of electric field assisted composting on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions varied with different electrolytes.

Enhancing electron transfer through directly elevating electric potential has been verified to reduce gaseous emissions from composting. Reducing electric resistance of composting biomass might be a choice to further strengthening electron transfer. Here, the effects of chemical electrolytes...

Author(s) : Cao YuBo; Wang Xuan; Zhang XinYuan; Misselbrook, T. H.; Bai ZhaoHai; Wang HongGe; Ma Lin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A

9. Fungal pretreatment facilitates the rapid and valuable composting of waste cardboard.

This study investigates the waste cardboard (WCB) fungal pretreatment (Oligoporus placenta and Tremetes hirsuta) under monoculture and mixed culture and then composting for 35 d after mixing with cow dung in different ratios. Fungal pretreatment caused significant reduction in cellulose...

Author(s) : Surindra Suthar; Singh, N. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.44

10. Effect of fenton pretreatment combined with bacterial inoculation on humification characteristics of dissolved organic matter during rice straw composting.

The main purpose of this study was to explore the effects of Fenton pretreatment combined with bacterial inoculation on humification characteristics of dissolved organic matter (DOM) during rice straw composting. Three treatment groups (Fenton pretreatment: FeW, Fenton pretreatment and bacterial...

Author(s) : Qu FengTing; Wu Di; Li Dan; Zhao Yue; Zhang RuJu; Qi HaiShi; Chen XiaoMeng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A

11. Sustainable phosphorus recovery from wastewater and fertilizer production in microbial electrolysis cells using the biochar-based cathode.

Reducing the energy consumption and electrode cost for electrochemical recovery of phosphorus (P) from wastewater is crucial for the large-scale application. In this study, biochar electrodes were investigated as the low-cost cathode in a microbial electrolysis cell (MEC) and this P-enriched...

Author(s) : Ji XiaoYu; Liu Xue; Yang WuLin; Xu Tao; Wang Xiang; Zhang XinQuan; Wang LongMian; Mao XuHui; Wang Xu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.37

12. Activation of extracellular electron network in non-electroactive bacteria by Bombyx mori silk.

Extracellular electron transfer material (EETM) has increasingly attracted attentions for the enhancing effect on multiple microbial reactions. Especially, EETM is known to be essential to activate the energy network in non-electroactive bacteria. It is motivated to find out an EETM which is...

Author(s) : Pham, D. M.; Dey, S.; Katayama, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.1-11 ref.90

13. Chitosan-kaolinite clay composite as durable coating material for slow release NPK fertilizer.

Durable chitosan-based coating material used as a barrier for slow-release fertilizers in the agricultural soil. This approach decreases the intense usage of fertilizer and works on their accessibility for the plants' necessities. In present paper, the proposed coating material was prepared on the...

Author(s) : Eddarai, E. M.; El-Mouzahim, M.; Boussen, R.; Bellaouchou, A.; Guenbour, A.; Zarrouk, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.424-432 ref.49

14. Citrate-modified biochar for simultaneous and efficient plant-available silicon release and copper adsorption: performance and mechanisms.

Silicon (Si) deficiency and heavy metals (HMs) pollution are common for farmland soil because of long-term intensive farming. In this study, a novel citrate-modified biochar (C-BC) was introduced as a soil conditioner to simultaneously increase the amount of plant-available Si (PASi) and immobilize ...

Author(s) : Liu Yang; Zhang LiXun; Zhang ZhengFang; Zhang Ying; Guan, Y.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301 ref.44

15. Growth and sink-source relationship of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) under mulched drip irrigation in response to phosphorus fertilization and cultivar.

Crop yield highly associates with biomass accumulation and distribution in sink and source organs. Nutrient is critical for the translocation of photo-assimilate to sink and increases crop yield. This study was to evaluate the biomass accumulation and distribution in three cotton cultivars and how...

Author(s) : Chen BoLang; Wang QingHui; Tang XueXia; Ye ZuPeng; Stiles, S.; Feng Gu

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2022 Vol.45 No.2 pp.259-272 ref.34

16. Preparation of a newly synthesized biopolymer binder and its application to reduce the erosion of tailings.

A new type of binder was developed by grafting casein and β-glucan to investigate its effect on tailings erosion and plant growth. 6% casein and 2% β-glucan were recommended as the best ratio of the new biopolymer binder, which had the best effect on the soil utilization of iron tailings. The...

Author(s) : Gao XiangYu; Li Tao; Li XinXin; Cao XiuFeng; Cui ZhaoJie

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301 ref.many

17. Rare earth elements (REE) for the removal and recovery of phosphorus: a review.

There is little doubt that 'rock phosphate' reserves are decreasing, with phosphorus (P) peak to be reached in the coming decades. Hence, removal and recovery of phosphorus (P) from alternative nutrient-rich waste streams is critical and of great importance owing to its essential role in...

Author(s) : Kunhikrishnan, A.; Rahman, M. A.; Lamb, D.; Bolan, N. S.; Saggar, S.; Surapaneni, A.; Chen ChengRong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 2 ref.262

18. Is application of biochar to soil really carbon negative? The effect of methodological decisions in Life Cycle Assessment.

One of the proposed solutions for improving soil conditions and mitigating climate change, two of the urgent environmental issues of today, is application of biochar to soil. This carbonaceous material made from a large variety of biomass feedstocks, by several different processes, and at various...

Author(s) : Matuštík, J.; Pohorelý, M.; Kocí, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 3 ref.56

19. Water relations after Ca, B and Si application determine fruit physical quality in relation to aquaporins in Prunus.

As climacteric fruits, fleshy Prunus has a short ripening period and short shelf-life after harvest. Therefore, the main problem with these fruits is its physiological parameters related to the maintenance of firmness. In this work, the effects of combined foliar sprays (Ca+B and Ca+Si) on the...

Author(s) : Quirante-Moya, F.; Martinez-Alonso, A.; Lopez-Zaplana, A.; Bárzana, G.; Carvajal, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293

20. Interactive effects of increased plant density, cultivars and N rates in environments with different cotton yield recovery potential.

Nitrogen (N) is one of the most absorbed and exported nutrients by cotton plants (Gossypium hirsutum L.), but excessive rates can result in excessive growth and reduce fiber yield and quality. Combinations of high N rates and high plant density reduced yields, especially in locations where yield is ...

Author(s) : Galdi, L. V.; Cordeiro, C. F. dos S.; Senna e Silva, B. de; Torre, E. J. R. de la; Echer, F. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.32

21. A novel multifunctional fertilizer derived from wasted straw: synthesis, characteristics and agriculture applications.

In order to enhance utilization of millet straw and reduce fertilizer loss, a novel multifunctional fertilizer (MS-g-PAA/PDMUA) was developed using straw cellulose and linear polymer (PDMUA) by semi-interpenetrating technology. The structure and morphology characterization of MS-g-PAA/PDMUA were...

Author(s) : Wang WeiShuai; Yang ShiQi; Liu HongYuan; Yang ZhengLi; Zhang AiPing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.34

22. Application of lignin in preparation of slow-release fertilizer: current status and future perspectives.

Lignin is the most abundant renewable aromatic resource on the Earth, which can be used for producing bio-products to support human sustainable development. Due to the dual challenges of resources and environment, how to effectively utilize this kind of abundant, degradable, and renewable natural...

Author(s) : Lu JiaJun; Cheng MingYang; Zhao Chao; Li Bin; Peng HeHuan; Zhang YongJian; Shao QianJun; Muhammad Hassan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.89

23. Evaluation of the effects of adding activated carbon at different stages of composting on metal speciation and bacterial community evolution.

Information on the passivation of heavy metals (HMs) by environmental factors and microbial communities during activated carbon (AC) composting remains limited. Thus, this study elucidated the dynamic changes in HM fractions during chicken manure composting after AC amendment at different periods...

Author(s) : Zhang Ying; Sun QingHong; Jiang Zhao; Wang JianMin; Cao Bo; Zhang Shuo; Yang Chao; Tao Yue; Qu JianHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3

24. Valorization of peanut shell biochar for soil amendment.

Biochar is one of the best and economical soil amendments as it helps in carbon sequestration, retains soil nutrients, increases water retention capacity of the soil, attracts more beneficial microbes and thus improves the crop yield. Peanut shell (PNB) biochar is produced by slow pyrolysis at...

Author(s) : Sathe, P. S.; Adivarekar, R. V.; Pandit, A. B.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2022 Vol.45 No.4 pp.502-521 ref.59

25. Ensuring yield sustainability and nutritional security through enriching manures with fertilizers under rice-wheat system in north-western India.

Beneficial response of application of fertilizer enriched press mud @ 15 t ha-1, rice straw compost @ 6 t ha-1, poultry manure @ 6 t ha-1 and farmyard manure @ 15 t ha-1 to rice crop was reported in the field investigation at farm research area, Department of Soil Science, PAU Ludhiana, India. The...

Author(s) : Mehakpreet Randhawa; Dhaliwal, S. S.; Vivek Sharma; Toor, A. S.; Sandeep Sharma; Manpreet Kaur

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2022 Vol.45 No.4 pp.540-557 ref.74