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1. Effect of different fertilizers on the physicochemical properties, chemical element and volatile composition of cucumbers.

The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of different fertilizers on the physicochemical properties, multi-element and volatile composition of cucumbers. All samples were divided into five groups according to different combinations and amounts of chicken manure, NPK...

Author(s) : Mi Si; Zhang XiangNan; Wang YuHang; Ma YueDong; Sang YaXin; Wang XiangHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.367 ref.30

2. The use of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) to improve root function and crop nutrient use efficiency.

Author(s) : Larrabee, M. M.; Nelson, L. M.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Understanding and improving crop root function 2021 pp.467-492 ref.many

3. Stoichiometric impact of herbivore dung versus urine on soils and plants.

Author(s) : Sitters, J.; Venterink, H. O.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Plant and Soil 2021 Vol.462 No.1/2 pp.59-65 ref.many

4. Improving integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) by smallholders.

Author(s) : Vanlauwe, B.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.175-186 ref.27

5. Soilless culture systems and growing media in horticulture: an overview.

Author(s) : Gruda, N. S.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in horticultural soilless culture 2021 pp.1-20 ref.48

6. Developments in alternative organic materials for growing media in soilless culture systems.

Author(s) : Gruda, N. S.; Bragg, N.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in horticultural soilless culture 2021 pp.73-106 ref.many

7. Microbiome engineering: synthetic biology of plant-associated microbiomes in sustainable agriculture.

To support an ever-increasing population, modern agriculture faces numerous challenges that pose major threats to global food and energy security. Plant-associated microbes, with their many plant growth-promoting (PGP) traits, have enormous potential in helping to solve these challenges. However,...

Author(s) : Ke Jing; Wang Bing; Yoshikuni, Y.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Trends in Biotechnology 2021 Vol.39 No.3 pp.244-261 ref.154

8. Global analysis of phosphorus fertilizer use efficiency in cereal crops.

Due to limits in global phosphate rock reserves for fertilizer use, it is vital to increase phosphorus fertilizer use efficiency (PFUE) to maintain agricultural productivity and food security. With 865 observations from 82 papers we investigated how PFUE in cereal crops was affected by climate...

Author(s) : Yu Xing; Keitel, C.; Dijkstra, F. A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

9. The effect of fertilizer subsidies on investment in soil and water conservation and productivity among Ghanaian farmers using mechanized irrigation.

The fertilizer subsidies reintroduced in various sub-Saharan African countries from 2007 aim to increase agricultural production and assist in the development of fertilizer markets. The present study evaluates the impact of a fertilizer subsidy program among farmers in Ghana who employ highly...

Author(s) : Vondolia, G. K.; Eggert, H.; Stage, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.30

10. Sustainability evaluation of non-toxic Jatropha curcas in rural marginal soil for obtaining biodiesel using life-cycle assessment.

Using information from an experimental planting of non-toxic Jatropha curcas (NTJC) with minimal water and fertilization resources on rural marginal soil the objective of this article is to determine the sustainability of this raw material for producing biodiesel and the possibilities for improving ...

Author(s) : Pérez, G.; Islas-Samperio, J. M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.76

11. Spatial and temporal assessment of cadmium and chromium contamination in soils in the Karditsa region (Central Greece).

In this work, we aimed at monitoring Cd and Cr levels in surface soils in the Karditsa region (Central Greece). Soil samples were obtained throughout 3 years (2010 to 2012) and analyzed for extractable (DTPA) and for "pseudo"-total concentrations (aqua regia) of Cd and Cr. The temporal variability, ...

Author(s) : Antoniadis, V.; Golia, E. E.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article; Conference paper : Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021 Vol.28 No.4 pp.3820-3827 ref.many

12. Effect of vermicompost on herb yield and essential oil content of Satureja hortensis.

The research was carried out to investigate the effect of liquid vermicompost treatment on herb yield and essential oil content of Satureja hortensis' in Isparta conditions in 2019 and 2020 years. The experiment was set up in three replications according to the randomized complete block design by...

Foreign Title :Solucan gübresinin Satureja hortensis L.'Nin herba verimi ve uçucu yağ oranına etkisi.

Author(s) : Kara, N.

Publisher : Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey

Journal article : Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 2021 Vol.11 No.2 pp.1635-1642 ref.27

13. Dynamics of soil pH after utilization of by-products of industrial rock processing as a calcareous material in acid soils.

Production of crushed stone from carbonate rocks intended for road construction produces a huge amount of screening fractions, which accumulate in landfills. To date, in the Leningrad region 70 million tons of waste from the production of crushed stone has been accumulated. Its use as an ameliorant ...

Author(s) : Litvinovich, A.; Pavlova, O.; Lavrishchev, A.; Bure, V.; Saljnikov, E.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.93-101 ref.34

14. Rationalizing the use of agricultural organic waste: effects on soil dissolved organic carbon in primary saline-alkali soil.

Poor soil fertility conditions limit agricultural production and development in saline-alkali areas. At the same time, in order to solve the problem of environmental pollution caused by agricultural wastes, agricultural wastes are used for organic fertilization of saline-alkali soils. In this...

Author(s) : Chen XiaoDong; Wu JingGui; Opoku-Kwanowaa, Y.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.102-115 ref.26

15. Effect of silicon fertilizer and straw return on the maize yield and phosphorus efficiency in Northeast China.

The aim was to investigate the effect of silicon fertilizer with straw return in phosphorus efficiency and maize grain yield. In 2018 and 2019, two field experiments were established in Nong'an County, Jilin province China. Four treatments were arranged in a randomized block design: S+ Si1 (straw...

Author(s) : Stephano, M. F.; Geng YuHui; Cao GuoJun; Wang LiChun; Meng Wang; Meiling Zhang

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.116-127 ref.47

16. Hydrothermal carbonization of spent mushroom compost waste compared against torrefaction and pyrolysis.

The effects of operating conditions (temperature, residence time, and water contents) of hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) of spent mushroom compost (SMC) waste on the hydrochars (HCs) and liquid effluent characteristics were experimentally revised and ranked in increasing order: residence time < ...

Author(s) : Atallah, E.; Zeaiter, J.; Ahmad, M. N.; Leahy, J. J.; Kwapinski, W.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Fuel Processing Technology 2021 Vol.216

17. Foliar applied zinc and iron effects on yield and yield components of soybean: determination by PCA analysis.

In this study, the effects of zinc and iron treatments in different growth stages on yield and yield components of soybean (Glycine max L.) plants were evaluated by principal component analysis (PCA). Field experiments were conducted over during the second crop seasons of the years 2018 and 2019....

Author(s) : Şahin, C. B.; Işler, N.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.3 pp.212-221 ref.36

18. Phosphorous use efficiency and its requirement for Aloe vera cultivated on silty loam soils.

Balanced application of phosphorus (P) fertilizer is important for productive agricultural systems with a reduced environmental footprint. This study aimed to assess the effect of P on the leaf yield, P use efficiency, P concentration and uptake by Aloe vera. A pot trial experiment was conducted...

Author(s) : Taslima Sultana; Chowdhury, A. H.; Arifur Rahman; Saha, B. K.; Chowdhury, T.; Islam, M. A.; Rubeca Fancy

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2021 Vol.52 No.3 pp.268-285 ref.55

19. Fertilizer efficiency and safety of liquid digestate membrane concentrate based fertilizer on pakchoi (Brassica chinensis L.).

Objective: Liquid digestate concentrate from membrane bioreactor (MBR) coupled with RO membrane was used to formulate liquid fertilizer and its fertilizer efficiency and safety on pakchoi (Brassica chinensis L) was investigated. The result is expected to provide a new way for the treatment and...

Author(s) : Qi BuFan; Wang Hong; Li Jun; Jiang XiaoMei; Li Rui; Wang WenGuo

Publisher : Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China

Journal article : Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.34 No.1 pp.89-93 ref.29

20. Bioremediation strategies with biochar for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)-contaminated soils.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are hazardous organic contaminants threatening human health and environmental safety due to their toxicity and carcinogenicity . Biochar (BC) is an eco-friendly carbonaceous material that can extensively be utilized for the remediation of PCBs-contaminated soils. In ...

Author(s) : Valizadeh, S.; Lee SangSoo; Baek Kitae; Choi YongJun; Jeon ByongHun; Rhee GwangHoon; Lin Andrew [Lin, A. K. Y.]; Park YoungKwon

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2021 Vol.200

21. Performance evaluation of a full-scale open bed biofilter through on-site measurements and CFD analyses.

Composting process is applied to stabilize organic solid waste. But this method releases odorous organic compounds as by-product. Several methods are employed to cope with this nuisance problem. In this study, a full-scale biofilter unit was evaluated which is used in the treatment of composting...

Author(s) : Çelikten, H.; Kuzu, S. L.; Saral, A.; Aksel, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2021 Vol.152 pp.692-700

22. Digestate application on two different soils: agricultural benefit and risk.

In order to valorize the use of digestate, the purposes of this study was to discriminate the fertilizing potential of solid and liquid fractions of digestate using two soils that differed for chemical characteristics, to expand the digestate use reducing its environmental impact. The two fractions ...

Author(s) : Panuccio, M. R.; Romeo, F.; Mallamaci, C.; Muscolo, A.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Waste and Biomass Valorization 2021 Vol.12 No.8 pp.4341-4353 ref.56

23. Comparative growth analysis of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in the presence of PGPR and press mud in chromium contaminated soil.

Chromium is a toxic heavy metal. Plants, animals and human metabolic processes are disturbed due to higher levels of chromium. PGPR are involved in seed germination, growth improvement, metabolic process and in most of the physiological processes of plants. Press mud in soil provides substrate to...

Author(s) : Zain Mushtaq; Hafiz Naeem Asghar; Zahir Ahmad Zahir

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.262 ref.many

24. Effects of calcium application on activities of membrane transporters in Panax notoginseng under cadmium stress.

Pot experiments were conducted to study combined effects of Ca and Cd on contents of Cd and Ca, and membrane transporters activities (CC) (calcium channel protein), ATPase and CAXs (cationic/H+ antiporter) of two-year old Panax notoginseng with application of different concentrations of Ca2+ (0,...

Author(s) : Li ZuRan; Mei XinYue; Li Tao; Yang Shu; Qin Li; Li Bo; Zu YanQun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.262 ref.many

25. Biodegradable polyester coated mulch paper for controlled release of fertilizer.

Biobased and biodegradable polymers are a promising solution for agricultural plastics problems, especially for pollution and toxic residue from disposed non-degradable plastic mulch films. Application of biobased and biodegradable mulch films has been hindered by poor mechanical properties and...

Author(s) : Bi SiWen; Pan Hao; Barinelli, V.; Eriksen, B.; Ruiz, S.; Sobkowicz, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.294