Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 2


Barbara P. Hendriks (Editor)

Series: Agricultural Research Updates
BISAC: TEC003000

This compilation examines agricultural research from across the globe and covers a broad spectrum of related topics. In this book, the authors discuss research including the diet selection of herbivores on species rich pastures; the table olive food supply chain in Mediterranean regions; the invasive Argentine ant and its impact on agriculture and ecosystems; toxic element contamination in animal feed and agricultural management and land-use practices on pesticide loads. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Table Olives in Mediterranean Regions: Economics, Sustainability and Environmental Considerations Focused on a Traditional Food Supply Chain
(Cátia M. Peres, Cidália Peres, F. Xavier Malcata, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Avenida da República, Oeiras, Portugal, and others)

Adaptation and Application of Hydrological Approaches for Water Quality Management: Pastoral Agriculture in New Zealand
(M.S. Srinivasan, K. Müller, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand, and others)

The Effectiveness of Riparian Conservation Practices in Reducing Sediment in Iowa Streams
(George N. Zaimes, Kye-Han Lee, Mustafa Tufeckoglu, Leigh Ann Long, Richard C. Schultz, Thomas M. Isenhart, Laboratory of Management of Mountainous Waters, Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management, University of Kavala Institute of Technology, Microhoriou, Drama, Greece, and others)

Diet Selection of Herbivores on Species Rich Pastures
(P. Hejcmanová, J. Mládek, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Kamýcká, Prague, Suchdol, Czech Republic, and others)

Impacts, Ecology and Dispersal of the Invasive Argentine Ant
(Eiriki Sunamura, Shun Suzuki, Hironori Sakamoto, Koji Nishisue, Mamoru Terayama, Sadahiro Tatsuki, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Common Bacterial Blight in Phaseolusvulgaris
(Gregory Perry, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada)

Healthier Functional Beef Burgers
(S.C. Andrés, S.C. Pennisi Forell, N. Ranalli, N.E. Zaritzky, A.N. Califano, CIDCA, CONICET – Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, UNLP, La Plata, Argentina, and others)

Potentials and Limitations of Husbandry Practice in Sustainable Systems to Secure Animals’ Mineral Nutrition
(Marta López-Alonso, Marta Miranda, Isabel Blanco-Penedo, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Departamento de Patoloxía Animal, Facultade de Veterinaria, Lugo, Spain, and others)

Toxic Element Contamination in Animal Feed
(Marta López-Alonso, Marta Miranda, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Departamento de Patoloxía Animal, Facultade de Veterinaria, Lugo, Spain, and others)

Importance of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Attributes in the Purchase of Beef in Central-Southern Chile: A Market Segmentation Study
(B. Schnettler, F. Llancanpán, V. Vera, N. Sepúlveda, J. Sepúlveda y M. Denegri, Departamento de Producción Agropecuaria, Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Forestales, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, and others)

Ten-Year Assessment of Agricultural Management and Land-Use Practices on Pesticide Loads and Risk to Aquatic Biota of an Oxbow Lake in the Mississippi Delta, USA
(Richard E. Lizotte, Jr., Scott S. Knight, Martin A. Locke, R. Wade Steinriede, Jr., USDA-ARS National Sedimentation Laboratory, Oxford, Mississippi, USA)

Characterization of the Spatial Circuits of Agroforestry Systems Belonging to Innovative Farmers in the Capim River Pole, Para, Brazil
(J.S.R. Oliveira, O.R. Kato, T.F.Oliveira, A.M.Silveira, Municipality of Irituia, Irituia, PA, Brazil, and others)

Advanced Systems for Nitrogen Removal from Effluents Produced in the Fish Canning Industry
(J.L. Campos, M. Figueroa, N. Morales, C. Fajardo, J.R. Vázquez-Padín, A. Mosquera-Corral, R. Méndez, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Storage Temperature Effects on Survival of Escherichia coli and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Fresh Orange Juice [Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck]
(Andreana Marino, Antonia Nostro, Antonio Tomaino, Francesco Cimino, Paola Dugo, Pharmaco-Biological Department, University of Messina, Messina, Italy, and others)


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