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Genomic organization of chromosomal centromeres in the cultivated rice, Oryza sativa L., and its wild progenitor, O. rufipogon Griff.  

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-insert BIBAC library for the wild progenitor of Asian cultivated rice, O. rufipogon. The library contains 24,192 clones, has an average insert size of 163 kb, and covers 5 x haploid genome of wild rice. We screened the wild rice library with two centromere 8...

Uhm, Taesik

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Tenure Arrangements and Crop Rotations on Upper Gulf Coast Rice Farms.  

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I ____J - TDOC Z TA245 .7 8873 N0.1530 The Impact Of Tenure Arrangements And Crop Rotations On Upper Gulf Coast Rice Farms The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station/ Neville P. Clarke, Director/ The Texas A&M University System/ College... influence on the farm's viability. - Examination of the effects of widespread adoption of Lemont (a new rice variety) throughout the southern rice producing region indi cated an estimated nominal rough rice cash price decline of $0.35/cwt (because...

Perry, Gregory M.; Rister, M. Edward; Richardson, James W.; Grant, Warren R.; Sij, John W. Jr

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecological Modelling 120 (1999) 349358 Use of artificial neural networks for predicting rice crop  

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Ecological Modelling 120 (1999) 349­358 Use of artificial neural networks for predicting rice crop of artificial neural networks (ANN) in predicting presence or absence of flamingo damages from 11 variables B.V. All rights reserved. Keywords: Flamingos; Rice; Damage; Artificial neural networks; Prediction

Lek, Sovan

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Title: Crop genetic diversity benefits farmland biodiversity in cultivated fields1 Carole Chateila, b  

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genetic diversity benefits farmland biodiversity in cultivated fields1 2 Authors3 Carole Chateila, b11 marine (IMBE), UMR CNRS 7263 - IRD 237, Campus St-Jérôme, Case 421, 13397 Marseille12 Cedex 20 whether increasing crop genetic diversity benefited farmland biodiversity in5 bread wheat (Triticum

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Rice  

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Rice Rice Nature Bulletin No. 364-A January 10, 1970 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation RICE The Biblical saying, "All flesh is grass", is food for thought. Civilization depends on agriculture; and agriculture, fundamentally, depends upon the seeds of grasses that were originally wild: principally wheat, rice and corn; to a lesser extent upon barley, rye, oats and millet, These are the cereal grains that feed us. The seeds, stems and leaves of these and other grasses also sustain the animals upon which we depend for meat. Millet and, later, barley were apparently the first grains to be cultivated but civilization really arrived, probably 10, 000 years ago, when man learned how to grow wheat. He learned how to make bread, the staff of life. About the same time, in southeastern Asia, he learned how to cultivate rice and boil it for food. To lessen his labor, he invented the plow, the wheel and the cart. Here in the western hemisphere he domesticated maize, which we call corn. Until those times the land would not support relatively dense populations nor the central cities that advanced the progress of civilization.

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Carbon sequestration in agricultural soils via cultivation of cover crops A meta-analysis  

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Abstract A promising option to sequester carbon in agricultural soils is the inclusion of cover crops in cropping systems. The advantage of cover crops as compared to other management practices that increase soil organic carbon (SOC) is that they neither cause a decline in yields, like extensification, nor carbon losses in other systems, like organic manure applications may do. However, the effect of cover crop green manuring on SOC stocks is widely overlooked. We therefore conducted a meta-analysis to derive a carbon response function describing SOC stock changes as a function of time. Data from 139 plots at 37 different sites were compiled. In total, the cover crop treatments had a significantly higher SOC stock than the reference croplands. The time since introduction of cover crops in crop rotations was linearly correlated with SOC stock change (R2=0.19) with an annual change rate of 0.320.08Mgha?1yr?1 in a mean soil depth of 22cm and during the observed period of up to 54 years. Elevation above sea level of the plot and sampling depth could be used as explanatory variables to improve the model fit. Assuming that the observed linear SOC accumulation would not proceed indefinitely, we modeled the average SOC stock change with the carbon turnover model RothC. The predicted new steady state was reached after 155 years of cover crop cultivation with a total mean SOC stock accumulation of 16.71.5Mgha?1 for a soil depth of 22cm. Thus, the C input driven SOC sequestration with the introduction of cover crops proved to be highly efficient. We estimated a potential global SOC sequestration of 0.120.03PgCyr?1, which would compensate for 8% of the direct annual greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. However, altered N2O emissions and albedo due to cover crop cultivation have not been taken into account here. Data on those processes, which are most likely species-specific, would be needed for reliable greenhouse gas budgets.

Christopher Poeplau; Axel Don

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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REGULAR ARTICLE Nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in rice links to NH4  

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) and a low-NUE (Guidan 4, GD) rice cultivar were cultivated hydroponically, and growth, root morphology of Science, Beijing 100081, China S. Guo Institute of Food Crops, Jiangsu High Quality Rice R & D Center al. 1997). Its assimilation furthermore entails lower energy costs compared to NO3 - (Mehrer and Mohr

Kronzucker, Herbert J.

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Non-point source pollution in Indian agriculture: Estimation of nitrogen losses from rice crop using remote sensing and GIS  

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The paper presents a detailed understanding of nitrogenous fertilizer use in Indian agriculture and estimation of seasonal nitrogen loosses from rice crop in Indo-Gangetic plain region, the food bowl of the Indian sub-continent. An integrated methodology was developed for quantification of different forms of nitrogen losses from rice crop using remote sensing derived inputs, field data of fertilizer application, collateral data of soil and rainfall and nitrogen loss coefficients derived from published nitrogen dynamics studies. The spatial patterns of nitrogen losses in autumn or kharif and spring or rabi season rice at 1נ1km grid were generated using image processing and GIS. The nitrogen losses through leaching in form of urea-N, ammonium-N (NH4-N) and nitrate-N (NO3-N) are dominant over ammonia volatilization loss. The study results indicate that nitrogen loss through leaching in kharif and rabi rice is of the order of 34.9% and 39.8% of the applied nitrogenous fertilizer in the Indo-Gangetic plain region. This study provides a significant insight to the role of nitrogenous fertilizer as a major non-point source pollutant from agriculture.

Abha Chhabra; K.R. Manjunath; Sushma Panigrahy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Versatility Versus Specialization in Cultivation and Harvesting for Crops and in Livestock Production [and Discussion  

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...J. A. Howard Agriculture sets difficult problems for the engineer because, although it is a vast industry in many countries...nevertheless, an important constituent of the improving quality of life. The problems in harvesting such crops are often acutely...

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life cycle GHG analysis of rice straw bio-DME production and application in Thailand  

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Abstract Thailand is one of the leading countries in rice production and export; an abundance of rice straw, therefore, is left in the field nowadays and is commonly burnt to facilitate quick planting of the next crop. The study assesses the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of using rice straw for bio-DME production in Thailand. The analysis is divided into two scenarios of rice straw bio-DME utilization i.e. used as automotive fuel for diesel engines and used as LPG supplement for household application. The results reveal that that utilization of rice straw for bio-DME in the two scenarios could help reduce GHG emissions by around 1470% and 266%, respectively as compared to the diesel fuel and LPG substituted. In case rice straw is considered as a by-product of rice cultivation, the cultivation of rice straw will be the major source of GHG emission contributing around 50% of the total GHG emissions of rice straw bio-DME production. Several factors that can affect the GHG performance of rice straw bio-DME production are discussed along with measures to enhance GHG performance of rice straw bio-DME production and utilization.

Thapat Silalertruksa; Shabbir H. Gheewala; Masayuki Sagisaka; Katsunobu Yamaguchi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of soil water dynamics and rice crop growth as affected by bunding and fertilizer application in inland valley systems of West Africa  

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Rice production in rainfed inland systems is constrained by rainfall distribution and the heterogeneity of the topography that frequently lead to runoff causing erosion and loss of nutrients especially nitrogen. The use of water-saving and nutrient management technologies such as bunding and fertilizer application could help farmers maintain soil moisture and reduce nutrient losses thereby increase rice production. This study used the crop model EPIC (Environmental Policy Integrated Climate) to assess soil water dynamics and rice crop growth as affected by bunding and fertilizer application in inland valley systems of West Africa. The model was parameterized using observed soil water characteristics and crop parameters and run against observation data collected from 2007 to 2010 in a factorial trial combining bund and fertilizer rate. Simulation of soil water condition was satisfactory for unbunded conditions with coefficients of determination (R2) from comparison between simulated and observed soil water content between 0.64 and 0.68 depending on soil depth. Depth of ponded water during the growing period was adequately predicted in three out of four years. Simulated LAI development, total aboveground biomass and grain yield compared well with field observations in unbunded plots, the MRE (mean relative error) of simulated yield was 618%. In bund plots in 2009 and 2010, the grain yield was overestimated by the model when no fertilizer was applied (MRE=45%). Although negative effect of elevated iron concentration in the rice plant reduces the model performance, it was used to indicate effective effect of iron on the growth of crop the presence of bund in very wet year. The general use of the model for rainfed rice production at a large scale requires identification of areas with iron toxicity risk.

Omonlola Nadine Worou; Thomas Gaiser; Kazuki Saito; Heiner Goldbach; Frank Ewert

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CO2 fluxes of transitional bioenergy crops: effect of land conversion during the first year of cultivation  

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CO2 fluxes of transitional bioenergy crops: effect of land conversion during the first year of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA, wGreat Lakes Bioenergy Research Center be invoked in the first year by conversion of grasslands to biofuel crops. Keywords: bioenergy crops, carbon

Chen, Jiquan

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The Current Rice Agrochemicals Market  

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Rice is the single most important crop in terms of the value of consumption of agrochemicals, with a global end-user market value ... nearly 92% of the rice production, uses agrochemicals to the value of just ove...

Allan T. Woodburn

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract In northern Laos, upland rice is grown as a subsistence crop under rainfed conditions with no  

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restore soil fertility and reduce insect and weed pres- sure. However, increasing population density Present Address: K. Saito Africa Rice Center (WARDA), 01 BP 2031 Cotonou, Benin Plant Soil (2006) 284-and- burn systems are sustainable when population den- sities are low enough to allow for long fallow

van Kessel, Chris

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Effects of long-term straw incorporation on the net global warming potential and the net economic benefit in a ricewheat cropping system in China  

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Abstract Straw incorporation has multiple effects on greenhouse gas emissions and soil productivity. However, few studies have comprehensively evaluated the effects of long-term straw incorporation. An ongoing long-term straw incorporation experiment in a ricewheat cropping system in China was established in 1990 and was used in the present study to evaluate the net global warming potential (NGWP) and the net economic benefit (NEB) of the straw return. The following four field treatments were included: a control (CK); N, P and K fertilization (NPK); fertilization plus a moderate rate of straw application (NPKS1); and fertilization plus a high rate of straw application (NPKS2). We calculated the increase in the soil organic carbon (SOC) and the straw-induced emissions of CH4 and N2O, which were expressed as the global warming potential (GWP) in units of CO2-equivalent (CO2-eq) at the 100-year scale. The straw-induced NEB was defined as the difference between the economic income, which was calculated by multiplying the increase in straw-induced crop grain yield by the grain price, and the economic loss was computed by multiplying the increase in straw-induced CO2-eq emissions by the carbon price. The results showed that long-term straw incorporation significantly increased the CH4 emissions and the topsoil SOC density. The GWP of the straw-induced CH4 emissions was 3.213.92 times that of the straw-induced SOC sequestration rate, suggesting that long-term direct straw incorporation in the ricewheat systems worsens rather than mitigates the climate change. Additionally, continuous straw incorporation slightly enhanced the rice and wheat grain yields, contributing to the production of the NEB. We determined that under the current carbon price, ranging from 2.55 to 31.71 EUR per ton CO2-eq, the direct straw incorporation will produce a positive NEB, ranging from 156 to 658 RMBha?1year?1, if the grain yield prices do not fluctuate, which does not provide a significant incentive for farmers to change from their traditional direct straw incorporation pattern. Considering the other benefits that the straw application produced, such as improving soil fertility and the water retention capacity, we recommend that the government should establish an incentive for ecological compensation to encourage farmers to implement proper straw incorporation, such as composting straw under aerobic conditions before application.

Longlong Xia; Shuwei Wang; Xiaoyuan Yan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Amazon.com: Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas (9780674008342): Judith A. Carney: Books http://www.amazon.com/Black-Rice-African-Cultivation-Americas/dp/0674008340/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1335130340&sr=1-1[4/22/2012  

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 7  

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on the male sterile line only. Photo courtesy of RiceTec, Inc. 2 From the Editor... Inside This Issue Weevils to Control Aquatic Weeds................................. 3 National Rice Month ..........................................................4 Industry... Profile: RiceTec, Inc. ....................................... 5 Glyphosate Resistant Ragweed .......................................10 State, National and International News ...........................11 Rice Crop Update...

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FIELD AND FORAGE CROPS Bioenergy Crops Miscanthus giganteus and Panicum virgatum  

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for petroleum-based energy (Mil- liken et al. 2007). Cultivating these biofuel crops species, it is likely that biofuel crops, as grown for ?eld cultivation, will suffer reduced damage from of these biofuel crops are new to large-scale cultivation, it is unknown what interactions between current insect

DeLucia, Evan H.

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The Adoption of Smallholder Rubber Production by Shifting Cultivators in Northern Laos: A Village Case Study  

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Rubber smallholdings are being established by shifting cultivators ... particular, from shifting cultivation to tree crop production. This study examines the economics of smallholder rubber production in an estab...

Vongpaphane Manivong; R. A. Cramb

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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herbicide technology that selec- tively removes red rice from commercial rice without harming the crop. Previously research has indicated that first generation Clearfield cultivars displayed minimal tolerance to Newpath therefore a second generation... was developed and displayed increased tolerance. As new cultivars are developed, research testing tolerance continues to be important. This year we are looking at four new or existing culti- vars, CL-XL745, CL-XL730, CL-XL729, CL171-R, and CL161 testing...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INITIATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF FIBER IN WILD AND CULTIVATED COTTON  

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INITIATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF FIBER IN WILD AND CULTIVATED COTTON Kara M. Butterworth,1.S.A. Cultivated cotton fiber has undergone transformation from short, coarse fibers found in progenitor wild in cultivated cotton may have facilitated both yield and uniformity of the crop. However, for the taxa

Wendel, Jonathan F.

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Abstract People in developing countries mostly depend for their diet on special staple crops, so called orphan crops. These crops play a key role in food secu-  

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, including proven food or energy value and that the plant has been widely cultivated in the past83 Abstract People in developing countries mostly depend for their diet on special staple crops, so called orphan crops. These crops play a key role in food secu- rity since they are grown by many resource

Kuhlemeier, Cris

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Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 2  

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Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas April 2007 Volume VII Number 2 Texas Rice Latest News on the Farm Bill continued on page 6 Agriculture Secretary, Mike Johanns, appears... News on the Farm Bill Welcome to the latest edition of Texas Rice. The 2007 crop season is starting off very slow. Unseasonably cool weather, combined with continuing damp conditions, has greatly delayed plantings. Many of the fields that were...

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 6  

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explorations, and for formulating strategies to ge- netically modify this major cereal crop to form an intimate symbiosis with rhizobia. In a 2001 report to the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation of Australia, Dr. B.G. Rolfe described his... findings regarding rice cultivars and endophytic bacteria. Rolfe postulated that the pos- sibility of establishing a more effective type of Rhizo- bium-non-legume interaction is potentially available in rice because many of the plant compounds that could...

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Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 3  

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to Identify Sheath Blight Control ............ 9 TRIA Update for 2007 Crop Year ....................................... 10 Texas A&M Biofuel Initiative .............................11 Rice Crop Survey... Staples, agribusiness leaders and media representatives, were at the campus to tour the Texas A&M Agriculture effort in biofuel research. The Texas A&M biofuel research effort goes beyond corn for ethanol, a multi-disciplinary effort that includes...

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Fitting fertilisation in LCA: allocation to crops in a cropping plan  

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This article reflects some results of a study on life cycle assessment (LCA) for agricultural products, concerning specific features of agricultural production. Attention is given to the cultivation of crops in a crop rotation and the role of fertilisation. When carrying out an LCA for a single agricultural product one should be aware of the fact that arable crops are usually grown in a crop rotation system. So, it is important to show the cropping plan and to identify all activities that may be meant to benefit more than one crop, like fertilisation with phosphate, potassium and organic matter. Environmental impacts of the application of phosphate and potassium should be allocated to the crops according to the uptake and uptake efficiency per crop. Impacts caused by fertilisation with organic matter should be allocated according to the land use per crop.

H van Zeijts; H Leneman; A Wegener Sleeswijk

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 8  

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barrels to the acre! He also participated in the USA Rice Federations promotional con- test as part of National Rice Month this past September. After weeks of hard work giving lectures, doing in- store promos, visiting with local elected officials... and giving radio in- terviews, Grant took top honors in the contest, landing him a $2000 scholarship. He said he didnt do it for the money, as his intention was Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When...

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Threshold Dynamics in Soil Carbon Storage for Bioenergy Crops  

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Threshold Dynamics in Soil Carbon Storage for Bioenergy Crops ... Because of increasing demands for bioenergy, a considerable amount of land in the midwestern United States could be devoted to the cultivation of second-generation bioenergy crops, such as switchgrass and miscanthus. ... The foliar carbon/nitrogen ratio (C/N) in these bioenergy crops at harvest is significantly higher than the ratios in replaced crops, such as corn or soybean. ...

Dong K. Woo; Juan C. Quijano; Praveen Kumar; Sayo Chaoka; Carl J. Bernacchi

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Varieties.  

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produces higher whole-grain and total milled rice yields than other long-grain varieties. Dryer operators and millers consider Labelle one of the easiest varieties to dry and handle without adversely affecting milling yields. Average amylose content... of Lebonnet is below Labelle but above Bluebelle. Total and whole-grain rice milling yields of Lebonnet are below Labelle but are comparable to most other U.S. long-grain varieties. Its average amylose content ranges from 23 to 25 percent and its alkali...

Hodges, R. J.; Bollich, C. N.; Marchetti, M. A.; Webb, B. D.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 4  

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will include Dr. Garry McCauley who will discuss man- agement for the ratoon crop, in- cluding main crop cutting height and methods to reduce stubble height. Dr. Mike Chandler will share his research on aerial applications of Command herbicide as well... as important considerations in red rice control systems. Dr. M.O. Way will discuss in- sect pests in both main and ratoon crop and will also provide informa- tion on Icon seed treatment alter- natives. Mike Jund will give an over- view of fertility requirements...

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Responses of rice yield, irrigation water requirement and water use efficiency to climate change in China: Historical simulation and future projections  

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Abstract Rice is one of most important crops in China, accounting for approximately 18% of total cultivated area. Rice productivity is significantly affected by undergoing climate change and vulnerable with water stress. Therefore, investigating the responses of rice growth and water resources utilization to more pronounced climate change is of great importance for water resources planning and management in terms of maintaining the ecosystem integrity and ensuring the food security. In this study, the changes of rice yield, water consumption (ET), irrigation water requirement (IWR), water use efficiency (WUE) and irrigation water use efficiency (IWUE) from 1961 to 2010 in three typical sites (Kunshan and Nanjing in the Yangtze River Basin, and Kaifeng in the Yellow River Basin) in rice plantation region of China were evaluated by means of validated rice crop model ORYZA2000. Their responses to future climate scenarios of 21 century were investigated by driving ORYZA2000 with downscaling climatic data from HadCM3 (Hadley Centre Coupled Model version 3) under A2 and B2 emission scenarios with the help of a statistical downscaling method (SDSM). The results exhibit a significant decline in rice yield was identified by 49.3kgha?1, 32.0kgha?1 and 45.8kgha?1 for Kunshan station, Nanjing station and Kaifeng station, respectively, in the past 50 years due to obviously shortened rice growth duration (0.20daya?1, 0.15daya?1 and 0.27daya?1, respectively). While changes of ET and IWE were different for three stations representing by significant increase of ET and IWE in Kunshan, non-significant increase in Nanjing and significant decrease in Kaifeng. Whereas accompanying production reduction, simulated WUE and IWUE for three stations all presented significant deceasing trends ranging from 0.06kgha?1mm?1 to 0.16kgha?1mm?1. The future projection results under IPCC SRES A2 and B2 emission scenarios indicated the generally negative effect of climate warming to rice yield (maximum by ?18.9% decline in 2090s in Kunshan) during the 21 century due to remarkable shortened growth period, resulting in generally depressed WUE and IWUE, although there would be the distinct response of the ET and IWR to future climate change for the three stations. Meanwhile, the increase of CO2 concentration under future climate is beneficial to raise the rice yield, alleviate crop water consumption and irrigation water requirements and improve the water use efficiencies of rice in a certain degree. Further works should be carried out to capture simulation uncertainties in climate change impact assessment with consideration of interactions among anthropogenic activities, environmental and biological factors.

Weiguang Wang; Zhongbo Yu; Wei Zhang; Quanxi Shao; Yiwei Zhang; Yufeng Luo; Xiyun Jiao; Junzeng Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Insect Management.  

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and vegetative grov. ) , Variety selection is important, not only because of response to nitrogen in relation to larval rice water we---.) damage, but also because certain varieties show some resistan ce/tolerance to rice water weevil and rice stink bug... and vegetative grov. ) , Variety selection is important, not only because of response to nitrogen in relation to larval rice water we---.) damage, but also because certain varieties show some resistan ce/tolerance to rice water weevil and rice stink bug...

Drees, Bastiaan M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Situation and outlook for foreign and domestic rice trade: recommendations to expand U.S. market share  

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SITUATION AND OUTLOOK FOR FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC RICE TRADE: RECOMMENDATIONS TO EXPAND U. S. MARKET SHARE A Professional Paper by Kathy Bates Submitted to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas A&M University in partial... that the world supply of rice is produced and consumed primarily in densely populated, developing countries. In most of these countries, rice is grown as a subsistence crop. As a result, less than half of the world rice production enters commercial market...

Bates, Kathy

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 9, Winter Issue  

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Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas Winter 2004 Volume IV Number 9 Texas Rice Web Management Tool To Help Monitor Grain Storage continued on page 6 Grain Moth http...://beaumont.tamu.edu/RiceSSWeb From planting, through matu- ration and harvest, farmers must keep a continuous watch to make sure their crop is protected. Yet, getting the crop out of the field and into storage bins doesnt mean the grain is safe from damage. The big- gest threats...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 2  

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will undoubtedly continue to remain actively involved with the Texas rice industry. With this issue, the High-Yielders Tips column be- comes a regular part of the newsletter. This months column summarizes useful information provided by Mike Burnside of Bay City.... Mikes yields are consis- tently some of the best in the nation, and during the last couple of years they have approached 12,000 lbs/ ac dry weight for the combined main crop plus ratoon crop. Future High-Yielders Tips columns will include information...

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The importance of rice fields for glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus): Management recommendations derived from an individual-based model  

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the possible effects of glossy ibis' population growth, reductions in the rice cultivated area, and changes test the hypothesis that the glossy ibis breeding population of Doñana can obtain its energy,000 birds, reaching 60% per year with a population of 100,000 birds. Cultivated area in Doñana suffers

Figuerola, Jordi

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Assessing Carbon and Nitrogen Partition in Kharif Crops for Their Carbon Sequestration Potential  

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A pot culture experiment was conducted to identify carbon sequestration potential among the crops such as maize, ... millet, finger millet and rice through estimating carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) partition ... C:N...

S. K. Kushwah; M. L. Dotaniya; A. K. Upadhyay

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 4  

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not favor one country over another. In the last issue of Texas Rice, I also discussed the need for a massive increase in federal and state funding for biofuels crop production. On June 7, 2006, the Worldwatch Institute presented a 38-page report titled..., Biofuels for Transportation. The report identifies the opportunities and limitations associated with biofuels production in the U.S. and elsewhere. Based on data presented in the report, ethanol production worldwide has increased at an annual rate of ca...

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Cultivation of Mycoplasmas on Glass  

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...Immunology Cultivation of Mycoplasmas on Glass R. H. Purcell J. R. Valdesuso W. L...human origin were successfully cultivated on glass. Complement-fixing (CF) antigens prepared from glass-adherent mycoplasmas were potent, specific...

R. H. Purcell; J. R. Valdesuso; W. L. Cline; W. D. James; R. M. Chanock

1971-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CERES: Cultivating Innovation  

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CERES, with the help of ARPA-E funding, has rethought biofuels from the ground up. Their forward thinking approach to overcoming the traditional barriers for biofuels has resulted in creating high biomass feedstocks for switchgrass, sorghum, and miscanthus varietals. These new breeds grow taller and thicker on traditionally low rent farmland that doesn't compete with corn or other food crops.

Hamilton, Richard (CERES, President and CEO) [CERES, President and CEO

2014-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Maintaining the Fertility of Rice Soils : A Chemical Study.  

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saturated will answer, but if the stand of rice is thin the water should be deeper. Unequal depths of water is said to cause the crop to ripen at different times. Salt water is very injurious to rice. Strongly saline water will kill the plants, while... it is said the water less salty causes the plant to grow to leaves and produce little grain. Recent experiments at this station indicate that young plants will endure more salt than older ones. Harvesting.-About ten days before harvest the leaves are cut...

Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

1906-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Red rice control in rice using herbicides plus safeners  

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. Complete control of red rice was obtained with alachlor but this treatment severly reduced stands of domestic rice. DCPA failed to effectively control red rice and as much as 50% injury to domestic rice was ob- served. Molinate controlled from 94 to 97...% of the red rice and only 10% injury to domestic plants was noted. Control of red rice with molinate decreased as depth of emergence increased. Control of red rice planted 2. 54 and 3. 81 cm deep was 90 and 95%, respectively. Control decreased to 50...

Price, James Bain

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of habitat and landscape perenniality on insect natural enemies in three candidate biofuel crops  

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biofuel crops Ben P. Werling a, , Timothy D. Meehan b , Claudio Gratton b , Douglas A. Landis April 2011 Accepted 22 June 2011 Available online 28 June 2011 Keywords: Biofuels Biodiversity Biological control Land use change a b s t r a c t Cultivation of biofuel crops could change agricultural

Landis, Doug

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Tea Oil Camellia: a New Edible Oil Crop for the United States John M. Ruter  

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1 Tea Oil Camellia: a New Edible Oil Crop for the United States© John M. Ruter The University@uga.edu INTRODUCTION Camellia oleifera has been cultivated in China as a source of edible oil. oleifera as a commercial oil seed crop for the southeast (Ruter, 2002). Considerable research is being

Radcliffe, David

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Assessment of the broadleaf crops leaf area index product from the Terra MODIS instrument  

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the cultivated area (52%). The major con- centrations of this biome class are in Asia (39%), North America (22Assessment of the broadleaf crops leaf area index product from the Terra MODIS instrument Bin Tan a) and fraction vegetation absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FPAR) products for broadleaf crops

Myneni, Ranga B.

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MOVEMENT OF FEMALE WHITE-TAILED DEER: EFFECTS OF CLIMATE AND INTENSIVE ROW-CROP AGRICULTURE  

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1099 MOVEMENT OF FEMALE WHITE-TAILED DEER: EFFECTS OF CLIMATE AND INTENSIVE ROW-CROP AGRICULTURE in intensively (>80%) cultivated areas. From January 2001 to August 2002, we monitored movements of 77 (61 adult of seasonal migration, whereas crop emergence and harvest had minimal effects. Four deer (8%) dispersed a mean

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Phosphorus nutrition of rice in relation to flooding and temporary loss of soil-water saturation in two lowland soils of Cambodia  

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In the rainfed lowlands, temporary loss of soil-water saturation during crop growth is a common factor limiting rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield but its effects on phosphorus (P) availability are poorly understood...

Vang Seng; R.W. Bell; I.R. Willett; 1>H.J. Nesbitt

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biophysical regulations of carbon fluxes of a steppe and a cultivated cropland in semiarid Inner Mongolia  

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Biophysical regulations of carbon fluxes of a steppe and a cultivated cropland in semiarid Inner, such as energy and material fluxes, associated with the land conversions. The carbon fluxes, including net land-use settings ­ a typical steppe and a crop field in Inner Mongolia ­ were measured in the growing

Chen, Jiquan

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Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate  

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Controlling Invasive Species in Woodlots It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate introductions are done so intentionally - either as ornamentals, crops, or because they are thought to improve saving you energy and water. Native plants also provide food and shelter for birds, butterflies

New Hampshire, University of

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The rice genome project in?Japan  

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The rice genome project in Japan Takuji Sasaki Rice Genome Research Program, National...Kannondai 2-chome, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan Since 1991, the Rice Genome Research Program in Japan has carried out rice genomics, such as large-scale...

Takuji Sasaki

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Chinese Rice  

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... books allude somewhat vaguely to this rice. "Le Rapport sur les Cerales: Exposition Universelle"(Paris, 1878), mentions the above story and offers the alternative name riz ...

HUGH NICOL

1930-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sequencing the Rice Genome  

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...University of Delhi and Nagendra Singh of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute) and...representing a single contig. On this point, Sasaki presented evidence from the RGP...ncgr.ac.cn/index.html Indian Rice Genome Program (University of Delhi...

Nancy A. Eckardt

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Rice consumption in China  

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RICE CONSUMPTION IN CHINA A Thesis by JIN LAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1989 Major Subject: Agricultural... Economics RICE CONSUMPTION IN CHINA A Thesis by JIN LAN Approved as to style and content by: E, We ey F. Peterson (Chair of Committee) James E. Christiansen (Member) Carl Shaf (Member) Daniel I. Padberg (Head of Department) August 1989...

Lan, Jin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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: The Case of Rice Tolerance to Roundup and Liberty Herbicides The project to identify tolerant rice germplasm to either Roundup or Lib- erty started in 2003. Two activities were initiated; first, the screening of germ- plasm from the gene bank collection...: The Case of Rice Tolerance to Roundup and Liberty Herbicides The project to identify tolerant rice germplasm to either Roundup or Lib- erty started in 2003. Two activities were initiated; first, the screening of germ- plasm from the gene bank collection...

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Wind Turbines Benefit Crops  

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Ames Laboratory associate scientist Gene Takle talks about research into the effect of wind turbines on nearby crops. Preliminary results show the turbines may have a positive effect by cooling and drying the crops and assisting with carbon dioxide uptake.

Takle, Gene

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irrigation of Forage Crops  

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. ?Consumptive use of water by major crops in Texas.? Texas Board of Water Engineers. Irrigation of Forage Crops Juan Enciso, Dana Porter, Guy Fipps and Paul Colaizzi* 2 waterrequirementshelpdeterminehowmany acrescanbeirrigatedwithaparticularcanal orwellcapacity...

Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Fipps, Guy; Colaizzi, Paul

2004-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Preparation of Rice Husk-Based Medium Density Fiberboards: Effects of pH  

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to mitigate potential problems of environmental pollution (by silicosis). These harmful effects and low building materials. 1. Introduction The rice crop constitutes a significant part of global cereal grain] or for remediation of pollution by SO2 emissions.[2] RH itself is a fibrous material with poor nutritional properties

North Texas, University of

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Inheritance of some characters in red rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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of different F, 's found in one cross a 3 pubescent : 1 glabrous ratio and a 119 pubescent : 137 non-pubescent in the other cross. Sastry and Seetharaman (1980) studying 8 morphological characters in seven cross combinations reported that glabrous condition... expression in wild rices in which the grain is often shed while it is green and immature. Shattering or early detachment of grain from the panicle is still retained by a few of the cultivated types (Sastry and Seetharaman, 1978). Takenouchi (1924) showed...

Livore, Alberto Blas

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Increased European biofuel cultivation could harm human health1 by James Morgan for www.scienceomega.com2  

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Increased European biofuel cultivation could harm human health1 by James Morgan for www that the large-scale production of biofuels in4 Europe could result in increased human mortality and crop losses that many biofuel plant species, including poplar and willow, release more isoprene ­ an6 ozone precursor

South Bohemia, University of

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Figure 2. Urban lawns have ~ 2x the microbial biomass of native and/or cultivated areas. Viable microbial biomass  

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Figure 2. Urban lawns have ~ 2x the microbial biomass of native and/or cultivated areas. Viable and fertilized Corn: flood irrigated and fertilized Wheat-Fallow: a dryland winter wheat cropping system C and N mineralization rates (data not shown) than other ecosystems, suggesting that energy

Hall, Sharon J.

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Crop Revenue Coverage (CRC)  

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Crop Revenue Coverage guarantees a stated amount of revenue based on commodity futures prices. This publication explains how CRC works and gives examples based on harvest price scenarios....

Stokes, Kenneth; Barnaby, G. A. Art; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Yearbook | Data.gov  

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Rice Yearbook Rice Yearbook Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Rice Yearbook Dataset Summary Description U.S. rice production, supply, disappearance, trade, and price data. Includes state acreage, yield, and production data; U.S. and world price series; and program statistics. Contains world supply and use estimates as well. Tags {Rice,production,supply,use,price,acreage,yield,imports,exports,ERS,USDA} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 4/8/2013 Publisher Economic Research Service, Department of Agriculture Contact Name Contact Email karlg@ers.usda.gov

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LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 1  

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LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 1 Rice University Laser Safety Manual Environmental Health and Safety MS 123 P.O. Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251-1892 January 2014 #12;LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 2 Introduction The objective of the Rice University Laser Safety program is to assist all levels

Natelson, Douglas

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Red rice (Oryza sativa L.) control in herbicide tolerant rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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controlling this weed. More recently, advances in plant breeding and genetic engineering have led to commercial rice tolerant of several herbicides that control red rice. Two recent advances include glufosinate and imazethapyr tolerant rice. This technology...

Steele, Gregory Lee

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 3  

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article summarizes information submitted in the Sec- tion 18 Request. Rice is a major commodity in all southern rice-producing states. Rice farming generates revenue for related businesses such as irrigation districts, fuel suppliers, implement dealerships...; thus, southern rice farming generates at least $4-5 billion annually in revenue, which sustains many rural and urban com- munities in the South. Successful rice farming requires considerable economic inputs. In 2006, esti- mated direct expenses...

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 2  

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applications, letters of recommendation, as well as conduct personal interviews to determine the 5 rice producers and 2 industry related representatives who will make up the Rice Leadership Development Class. Personal interviews are conducted at the USA Rice... Outlook Conference that rotates between each of the six rice-producing states. The deadline for applying for the upcoming class is October 5 th , 2003. Later this spring you will be able to visit the USA Rice Federa- tion website at www...

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Radioactivity in food crops  

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Published levels of radioactivity in food crops from 21 countries and 4 island chains of Oceania are listed. The tabulation includes more than 3000 examples of 100 different crops. Data are arranged alphabetically by food crop and geographical origin. The sampling date, nuclide measured, mean radioactivity, range of radioactivities, sample basis, number of samples analyzed, and bibliographic citation are given for each entry, when available. Analyses were reported most frequently for /sup 137/Cs, /sup 40/K, /sup 90/Sr, /sup 226/Ra, /sup 228/Ra, plutonium, uranium, total alpha, and total beta, but a few authors also reported data for /sup 241/Am, /sup 7/Be, /sup 60/Co, /sup 55/Fe, /sup 3/H, /sup 131/I, /sup 54/Mn, /sup 95/Nb, /sup 210/Pb, /sup 210/Po, /sup 106/Ru, /sup 125/Sb, /sup 228/Th, /sup 232/Th, and /sup 95/Zr. Based on the reported data it appears that radioactivity from alpha emitters in food crops is usually low, on the order of 0.1 Bq.g/sup -1/ (wet weight) or less. Reported values of beta radiation in a given crop generally appear to be several orders of magnitude greater than those of alpha emitters. The most striking aspect of the data is the great range of radioactivity reported for a given nuclide in similar food crops with different geographical origins.

Drury, J.S.; Baldauf, M.F.; Daniel, E.W.; Fore, C.S.; Uziel, M.S.

1983-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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, other herbicides will be needed for control of leguminous weeds such as hemp sesbania and jointvetch. Research on this project was conducted by Brian Ottis, Garry McCauley and Mike Chandler. For mor information contact Dr. Mike Chandler at 979...-845-8736 or email jm-chandler@tamu.edu. Brian Ottis and Dr. Mike Chandler Texas Rice Special Section - VIII Weed Management Systems in Rice In addition to traditional Extension Activities, an extensive weed control re- search program is conducted annually in rice...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic analysis of wind-powered crop drying. Final report  

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Potential applications of wind energy include not only large central turbines that can be utilized by utilities, but also dispersed systems for farms and other applications. The US Departments of Energy (DOE) and Agriculture (USDA) currently are establishing the feasibility of wind energy use in applications where the energy can be used as available, or stored in a simple form. These applications include production of hot water for rural sanitation, heating and cooling of rural structures and products, drying agricultural products, and irrigation. This study, funded by USDA, analyzed the economic feasibility of wind power in crop drying. Drying of corn, soybeans, rice, peanuts, tobacco, and dehydrated alfalfa were addressed.

Garling, W.S.; Harper, M.R.; Merchant-Geuder, L.; Welch, M.

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of rice husk ash as filler in tread compounds  

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Rice which is one of the largest agriculture crops produces around 22% of rice rusk during its milling process. This material is mainly used as fuel for energy generation which results in an ash which disposal represents an environmental issue. The rice husk ash (RHA) contains over than 70% of silica in an amorphous form and a lot of applications is being developed for it all over the world. The use of silica as a filler in the tire industry is growing since it contributes significantly to the reduction of fuel consumption of the automobiles allowing at the same time better traction (safety). This paper presents an evaluation of the use of RHA as filler in rubber tread compounds prepared in lab scale and compares its performance with compounds prepared with commercial silica and carbon black the fillers normally used in tire industry. Mechanical and rheological properties are evaluated with emphasis for tan delta as an indicator of tread performance related with rolling resistance (fuel consumption) and wet grip/traction (safety).

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fertilizers for Rice in Texas.  

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in the rice-growing area, however, dif- ferent soils responded differently to fertilizers applied to rice. In the experiments on Lake Charles clay soil near Devers, in Liberty County, and on the light-colored soils in Orange County, applications of super... ........................................ Tests in Liberty County 14 ........................................ Tests in Orange County 15 ................ Work with Manganese, Copper. Zinc. Iron. and Boron 16 Acknowledgments .......................................... 16 Summary...

Wyche, R. H. (Robert Henry)

1941-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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Texas Rice Special Section Texas Rice Special Section - I Highlighting Research in 2005 Agronomic Management continued on next page Mike Jund, Research Associate and Darrell Hagler, Technician II, with recently retired Dr. Fred Turner (Center... were conducted by Fred Turner, Mike Jund, Darrell Hagler and the Eagle Lake staff. For more information contact Mike Jund at 409-752-2741 ext. 2223 or email m-jund@tamu.edu. Seeding Rates and Nitrogen Interactions Reduced seeding rates are often...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2012 RICE UNIVERSITY 1  

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LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2012 RICE UNIVERSITY 1 Rice University Laser Safety Manual Environmental Health and Safety MS 123 P.O. Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251-1892 December 2012 #12;LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2012 RICE, and general procedures to aid those individuals working in the laser laboratory environment. It is intended

Natelson, Douglas

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Rice functional genomics research in China  

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...compiled by Zhu Chen Rice functional genomics research in China Bin Han 1 7 * Yongbiao...People's Republic of China Rice functional genomics is a scientific approach that seeks to...facilitated research in rice functional genomics in China. The Ministry of Science and...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 2  

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- mercial varieties). 6. Rogue red rice escapes. 7. Roll and flood CLEARFIELD fields after harvest to promote germination of red rice seed. 8. If red rice is present at harvest, do not ratoon as this will increase the chances of synchronous pol- lination...

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Weed Management in Pulse Crops  

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During At harvest #12;GoldSky ­ Crop Rotation · 9 Months: alfalfa, barley, canola, chickpea, dry bean PEA CAMELINA CANOLA BARLEY GOLDSKY Crop Rotation Study #12;GoldSky Crop Rotation Study ­ Herbicide #12;0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Lentil Canola Camelina Barley Field Pea Oat VisualDamage(%) GoldSky 1

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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Biomass Energy Crops: Massachusetts' Potential  

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Biomass Energy Crops: Massachusetts' Potential Prepared for: Massachusetts Division of Energy;#12;Executive Summary In Massachusetts, biomass energy has typically meant wood chips derived from the region's extensive forest cover. Yet nationally, biomass energy from dedicated energy crops and from crop residues

Schweik, Charles M.

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The Plant Genome [A Supplement to Crop Science] March 2008 No. 1 S-27 Genomic Origins of Potato  

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The Plant Genome [A Supplement to Crop Science] March 2008 No. 1 S-27 Genomic Origins of Potato., and Shelley H. Jansky Abstract Chromosome pairing relationships within cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum we reexamine potato genome hypotheses with the first phylogenetic analysis of all major genomes

Spooner, David

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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Herbicide resistant for red rice control CL161 and CL-XL8. L to R: Mike Jund, Research Associate, Dr. Fred Turner, Professor of Soil and Plant Nutrition, and Darrell Hagler, Technician II. Texas Rice Special Section - II Agronomic Management continued...Cauley, and Mike Chandler. For more information contact Dr. Garry McCauley at 979-234-3578 or email gmccaule@elc.net. Dr. Garry McCauley continued on next page New Chemistries for Weed Control Field weed science research in cooperation with several commercial...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Highlights in Research  

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focuses on measuring main and ratoon continued on next page L to R: Mike Jund, Research Associate, Dr. Fred Turner, Professor of Soil and Plant Nutrition, and Darrell Hagler, Technician II. Figure 1 Nitr ogen in Plant (lbs/A) Texas Rice Special Section..., the Project is continuing to evaluate the benefit of chicken litter for cut areas in rice fields where the top soil has been removed during soil leveling. These studies were conducted by Fred Turner, Mike Jund, Darrell Hagler and the Eagle Lake staff...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
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Life cycle assessment of energy crop production with special attention to the establishment of regional biomass utilisation systems  

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We conducted a life cycle assessment of energy crop production for bioethanol to clarify the potentialities of biomass utilisation systems in Japan, focusing on cumulative fossil energy demand and global warming potential. Their reductions were evaluated under two scenarios; one was improving cultivation technologies and breeding of new crop varieties, and the other was setting up of regional biomass utilisation systems, in which biomass resources from various industries were utilised mutually and effectively. It was proved that the improvement in cultivation technologies and the establishment of regional biomass utilisation systems have large potential for saving fossil fuel resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Although these results largely depend on scenarios including the lifetime and coverage area of agricultural machinery, and types of biomass utilisation, it was concluded that substitution of petrol by bioethanol converted from these energy crops has considerable potential for rendering our society more sustainable.

Susumu Uchida; Kiyotada Hayashi; Mitsuru Gau; Tsutomu Kajiyama; Shigekiyo Shirasawa; Hiroyuki Takahashi; Yoshifumi Terajima; Makoto Matsuoka; Masaru Yoshinaga

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Airborne observations of methane emissions from rice cultivation in the Sacramento Valley of California  

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, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) greenhouse gas inventory emission rate of 2.7 ? 1010 g CH4/yr is not accounted for in the CARB inventory. Citation: Peischl, J., et al. (2012), Airborne observations of methane California, which include livestock, landfills, wastewater treatment, oil and gas drilling and distribution

Cohen, Ronald C.

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Supplemental irrigation a safeguard technique for successful cultivation of Monsoon rice (Transplanted Aman) in Bangladesh  

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The study was conducted in Monsoon (Transplanted Aman) at BRRI farm, Joydebpur, from 19781987, to determine the impact and viability of supplemental irrigation. The results of 8 years of experimentation indic...

Jahirul Islam; Lukmanur Rahman Bhuiyan; Abdul Ghani

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Crop Profile: Potatoes  

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175 pounds of nitrogen, 80 pounds of phosphorus, and 80 pounds of potassium. Potassium is generally not needed in the High Plains, although many growers apply it. Texas Crop Profile P O T A T O E S E-19 3-00 Prepared by Kent D. Hall, Rodney L. Holloway..., following drag-off or after potato plants have fully emerged. Controls weeds by disrupting growth process during germination. Does not control established weeds. State Contacts Rodney L. Holloway Extension Specialist 2488 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843...

Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L.; Smith, Dudley

2000-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantification of dilatory resistance in four rice cultivars to rice blast  

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Dilatory resistance of two rice Cultivars, Jackson and Maybelle, to rice blast was expressed as decreases in different components of resistance. Incubation period was found to be more important in determining dilatory resistance than the other...

Katsar, Catherine Susan

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers  

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Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers Nan Zhou, and Nina Zheng1 2. Overview of Rice Cooker Standards and Labeling Programs5 3. Energy Efficient Rice Cooker Technology Development in

Zhou, Nan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Science Minor To earn a Crop Science minor, students must complete the following courses to total 27 credits  

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) ____ CSS 320. Principles of Oil and Fiber Crop Production (1) ____ CSS 321 Ecology and Morphology (3) ____ CROP 300. Crop Production in Pacific Northwest) ____ CROP 310. Forage Production (4) ____ CROP 319.Principles of Field Crop

Grünwald, Niklaus J.

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Horticultural & Forest crops 2014 Floral Crops: Diseases 5-1  

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Horticultural & Forest crops 2014 Floral Crops: Diseases 5-1 Diseases Chuan Hong, Plant Pathologist humidity, low light intensity, and frequent watering, are favorable for the development of fungal and bacterial diseases. If insects are uncontrolled in the greenhouse, viruses can become a major problem

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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AGL Symposium Toward Cultivating Innovative Leaders  

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AGL Symposium Toward Cultivating Innovative Leaders 1:30 pm--5:00 pm, Monday March 10, 2014 Venue http://www.agl.titech.ac.jp Symposium Objective: Today' s challenges are global issues such as climate change, energy security, ethnic conflicts, and sustainable economic growth. To reduce the sense

Furui, Sadaoki

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Photoinduced Isomerization of Lycopene and Application to Tomato Cultivation  

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lycopene; isomerization; lighting; tomato cultivation; field-grown; greenhouse-grown ... Cultivation of tomatoes in greenhouses is coupled to a higher average temperature, which is also caused by a light period of about 16 h. ...

Thomas Heymann; Julia Raeke; Marcus A. Glomb

2013-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultivation of algae on highly concentrated municipal wastewater as an energy crop for biodiesel production.  

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??There has been renewed interest in bio-fuel production over the past decade due to the sharp rise in fossil fuel prices and increasing concerns about (more)

Li, Yecong

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greenhouse gas emissions from cultivation of energy crops may affect the sustainability of biofuels.  

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??Agro-biofuels are expected to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases because CO2 emitted during the combustion of the biofuels has recently been taken from the (more)

Ambus, Per

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Salt Water on Rice.  

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ERIME .-- - --- - -- BULLETIN NO. izz. June, 1909. THE EFFECT OF SALT WATE ON RICE, LAPS, Che Postoffice College Station, 1 --- Texas. TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT S I'ATIONS. OFFICERS. GOVERNING BOARD. (Board of Directors A. and M... is Col- lege Station, Texas. Reports and bulletins are sent upon application to the Director. The Effect of Salt Water on Rice. . ...... By G. S. FRAPS. At some of the rice farms located near the coast, the amount of water lxml~etl is sometimes...

Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

1909-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 5  

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to do. Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, impact, promotion of rice and National Rice Month and demonstration of the importance of the rice industry to the local area. The USA Rice Federation will be awarding a total of 12 prizes... in the following scholarship amounts: one national grand prize winner will receive $2,000.00, five first place state winners will receive $1,000.00 each, and six second place state winners will receive $500.00 each. The National Grand Prize win- ner...

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Energy-Water Nexus for Mass Cultivation of Algae  

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Energy-Water Nexus for Mass Cultivation of Algae ... This work addresses the energy needed to manage the water used in the mass cultivation of saline, eukaryotic algae grown in open pond systems. ... Estimates of both direct and upstream energy requirements for obtaining, containing, and circulating water within algae cultivation systems are developed. ...

Cynthia Folsom Murphy; David T. Allen

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Smarter Cropping: Internet program helps farmers make decisions about crops  

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cotton. This Web-based decision support system, the Crop Weather Program for South Texas (CWP), is stationed out of the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Corpus Christi. The program provides easy access to his- torical and current... weather data as well as cal- culators and other tools that generate useful field-specific information about the crop and its environment, said Dr. Carlos J. Fern?ndez, associate professor and the Plant Physiology and Cropping Systems Program?s leader...

Wythe, Kathy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LCA of cropping systems with different external input levels for energetic purposes  

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Biofuels could become increasingly important for agriculture; however there is growing concern regarding the possible environmental drawbacks due to the risks of increased inputs during crop cultivation. These risks need to be evaluated in order to assess the best management practices. In this study, a life cycle assessment (LCA) was carried out: (i) to evaluate the environmental impacts of three cropping systems characterized by different external input levels (low S1, medium S2 and high S3) applied to sunflower and maize, both in rotation with wheat, in a Mediterranean region; (ii) to estimate the environmental benefits of the optimization of cropping systems for energy management. Outputinput ratio, net energy balance, global warming potential (GWP), eutrophication potential (EP) and acidification potential (AP) were used as LCA impact categories. Data from cropping systems (external input and crop yields) were collected from a long-term experiment carried out in the coastal plain of Tuscany; data regarding fertilizers, machinery and pesticide production were taken from literature. The results obtained showed S1 with the highest outputinput ratios and the lowest impact for the selected impact categories. The other cropping systems S2 and S3 showed limited differences between them for all the impact categories evaluated. Fertilizer use and application, irrigation and machinery use caused most of the environmental impacts and energy consumption. The allocation procedure, showing residues as co-products, had a strong influence on the overall efficiency of agricultural systems.

Pietro Goglio; Enrico Bonari; Marco Mazzoncini

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 6  

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: The Rice Man of Africa - Dr. Monty Jones ..................... 5 BioEnergy Alliance for SE Texas ......................................... 6 Breeding Plants to Produce Industrial Oils ...................7 Update on the Rice Panicle Mite in Texas... refining production, the region also has a vibrant agricultural economy. The four critical elements needed for successful production of bioenergy are: Agricultural Infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure Proximity to Consumers Research & Intellectual...

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Bt vs. non-Bt corn (Zea mays L.) hybrids: effect on degradation of corn stover in soil  

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4 that came from rice cultivation and field burning of plant residues (USEIA, 2007). Synthetic fertilizer applied to forests and agricultural soils contributed to direct release of N2O, and wildfires and crop residue burning caused the emission...

Salvatore, Herminia T.

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes  

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes ... In the endeavor of optimizing the sustainability of bioenergy production in Denmark, this consequential life cycle assessment (LCA) evaluated the environmental impacts associated with the production of heat and electricity from one hectare of Danish arable land cultivated with three perennial crops: ryegrass (Lolium perenne), willow (Salix viminalis) and Miscanthus giganteus. ... Soil carbon changes, direct and indirect land use changes as well as uncertainty analysis (sensitivity, MonteCarlo) were included in the LCA. ...

Davide Tonini; Lorie Hamelin; Henrik Wenzel; Thomas Astrup

2012-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Insurance Terms and Definitions  

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A&M System; and Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. The crop insurance industry is providing more and more risk management tools to help producers deal... for the insured crop. Coverage Levels and Price Elections Actual Production History (APH). A process used to determine production guarantees. Additional coverage. A level of coverage greater than catastrophic risk protection. Administrative fee. An amount...

Stokes, Kenneth; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe; Barnaby, G. A. Art

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental approaches for evaluating the invasion risk of biofuel crops  

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There is growing concern that non-native plants cultivated for bioenergy production might escape and result in harmful invasions in natural areas. Literature-derived assessment tools used to evaluate invasion risk are beneficial for screening, but cannot be used to assess novel cultivars or genotypes. Experimental approaches are needed to help quantify invasion risk but protocols for such tools are lacking. We review current methods for evaluating invasion risk and make recommendations for incremental tests from small-scale experiments to widespread, controlled introductions. First, local experiments should be performed to identify conditions that are favorable for germination, survival, and growth of candidate biofuel crops. Subsequently, experimental introductions in semi-natural areas can be used to assess factors important for establishment and performance such as disturbance, founder population size, and timing of introduction across variable habitats. Finally, to fully characterize invasion risk, experimental introductions should be conducted across the expected geographic range of cultivation over multiple years. Any field-based testing should be accompanied by safeguards and monitoring for early detection of spread. Despite the costs of conducting experimental tests of invasion risk, empirical screening will greatly improve our ability to determine if the benefits of a proposed biofuel species outweigh the projected risks of invasions.

S Luke Flory; Kimberly A Lorentz; Doria R Gordon; Lynn E Sollenberger

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 8  

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and an article highlighting sev- eral of the rice seed companies in Texas. I hope you will continue to read Texas Rice. I also hope you will continue to send me your suggestions. If you have a topic or idea that you would like us to consider adding... enjoyed a win-win situation for over 20 years. For Stevie Devillier the day started like most oth- ers in the springtime, he was on a tractor planting rice. The particular field he was in was a piece of property he had been tenant farming for several years...

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Use of cottonseed hulls, rice hulls, and ammoniated rice hulls for finishing calves commercially  

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USE OF COTTONSEED HULLS, RICE HULLS, AND AMMONIATED RICE HULLS FOR FINISHING CALVES COMMERCIALLY A Theste NORMAN FINLEY VESTAL Subxnttted to the Graduate CoIlege of the Teaac W hhf Uxdvers@y;M -: partfal AdBHaioct:if the reqsh;~ Air. the.... degree-. -cf MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1967 MaJor Subject: ' Anginal Science . USE OF COTTONSEED HULLS, RICE HULLS, AND AMMONIATED RICE HULLS FOR FINISHING CALVES COMMERCIALLY A Tbesls NORMAN FINLEY VESTAL Approved as to style and content by. ) I...

Vestal, Norman Finley

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Use Efficiency, Irrigation Management and Nitrogen Utilization in Rice Production in the North of Iran  

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Abstract Iran with nearly 165 million hectare of land area and amount of rainfall equal to 300mm in 67% of its territorial land, is considered as a semi-dry region in the world. Rice production in Iran needs to be increased to feed a growing population, whereas water for irrigation is getting scarce. One way to decrease water consumption in paddy field is the change of irrigation regime and replacement of continuous submergence to alternate submergence. In order to investigate the effect of different regimes of irrigation and nitrogen fertilizer on yield of hybrid rice, an experiment was conducted at the Rice Research Institute of Iran during crop season 2008. The experiment was arranged in split plot based on completely randomized block design with 3 replications in which water regimes were main factor included continuous submergence and alternately submergence (irrigation intervals of 5, 8 and 11days) and nitrogen fertilizer levels were sub factor included 0, 90, 120 and 150kg/ha. Grain yield,water use efficiency,relative water content,total nitrogen,grain nitrogen and nitrogen harvest index were statistically the same under continuous submergence and irrigation interval of 5 and 8 days and were lowest in 11- day interval.total nitrogen,grain nitrogen and nitrogen harvest index decreased with the increment of nitrogen.we concluded that 8- day interval could reduce water consumption in paddy fields in the North of Iran.

Majid Ashouri

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Far West Rice | Open Energy Information  

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West Rice West Rice Jump to: navigation, search Name Far West Rice Place Nelson, California Zip 95958 Sector Solar Product California-based family-owned rice mill. Owns a solar farm used mostly for the electricity needs of their factory. Coordinates 44.422864°, -92.009187° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.422864,"lon":-92.009187,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Conservation tillage and cover cropping influence soil properties in San Joaquin Valley cotton-tomato crop  

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C) budget after 4 years of treatment* Nitrogen Crop CottonCottonCotton Cotton Tomato Tomato Tomato Tomato Carbon Crop Cotton

Veenstra, Jessica; Horwath, William; Mitchell, Jeffrey; Munk, Dan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response of rice to soil phosphorus levels  

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RESPORSE OF RICE TO SOIL PHOSPHORUS LEVELS MOHJQRiD JL ~ QUDDUS Submitted te the Graduate Sohool of the kgrloultural and Mechanical College of Texas im partial fulfillment of the requirements for the legree of IGLSTER OF SCIENCE Luguet~ 1962... Eager Sub)cot& Agronomy RESPONSE OF RICE TO SOIL PHOSPHORUS LEVELS A Thesis KIHAMNAD Ae QUDDUS Approwed as to style and content by& Chairman of Committee Cpt r Head of Department August, 1962 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author wishes to express his...

Quddus, Mohammad Abdul

1962-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 5  

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s Barbecue. After lunch, there will be a special tour to present information on red rice control with Newpath herbi- cide. Speakers will be Dr. Garry McCauley, Water Management; Dr. Mike Chandler, Weed Science; and Brian Ottis, a graduate student in Soil...: Randy Eason .........................5 Grower Profile: Mike Doguet ............................................7 High Yielders Tips ..........................................................10 Pest of the Month: Rice Stink Bug...

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Research on Rice Production in Texas.  

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in cooperation with the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION R. D. LEWIS. DIRECTOR. COLLEGE STATION. TEXAS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This manuscript was prepared by E. B. Reynolds in cooperation with the staffs... ............................................................... 17 Literature Cited ........... , ......................................................... 29 Re~earcF) On Rice Production In Texax E. B. REYNOLDS, Professor Department of Agronomy AmHouGH RICE WAS GROWN IN TEXAS on a small scale as early...

Reynolds, E. B.

1954-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An extreme cytoplasmic bottleneck in the modern European cultivated potato  

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An extreme cytoplasmic bottleneck in the modern European cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum and nuclear diversity in the gene pool of the European cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum ssp. tuberosum to amplify polymorphic products in a range of potato cultivars. Combining the data from seven polymorphic cp

Provan, Jim

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Effects of supplemental UV-B radiation on the growth and yield of two cultivars of Japanese lowland rice (Oryza sativa L.) under the field in a cool rice-growing region of Japan  

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An investigation was made of the variations in growth and grain yield in response to increased exposure to UV-B radiation of Japanese lowland rice (Oryza sativa L.) in a cool rice-growing region. Two cultivars, UV-resistant cv. Sasanishiki and UV-sensitive cv. Norin 1, were examined in a lowland field at Kashimadai (3728?E, 14106?E) in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, for four cropping seasons from 1994 to 1997. The two cultivars were grown in a lowland field with or without supplemental UV-B radiation, which was provided by UV-B-emitting fluorescent lamps, with a 0.1-mm-thick cellulose diacetate film as a filter. In both cultivars, significant decreases in tiller number as the result of supplemental UV-B radiation were observed during the tillering stage in 1994, 1995 and 1997. Furthermore, decreases in grain size from supplemental UV-B radiation were recorded in all seasons. The trend towards small grain size was pronounced in 1996. In that year, the mean daily middle temperatures were lower throughout most of the cropping season and the mean daily hours of sunshine during the tillering stage and between the end of the panicle differentiation stage and the beginning of the ripening stage were shorter. In 1993 when the temperature and the amount of sunshine were both lower, the tiller number, the dry mass of aboveground parts and the panicle number were significantly reduced by supplemental unfiltered UV-B radiation. There was a cultivar difference in the inhibitory effects of supplemental UV-B radiation on growth between the sensitive cultivar Norin 1 and the resistant cultivar Sasanishiki. These results indicate that supplemental UV-B radiation has a positive effect on the growth and grain development of rice, which may be enhanced by unusual climatic conditions such as lower temperature and less sunshine, in cool rice-growing regions.

Tadashi Kumagai; Jun Hidema; Hye-Sook Kang; Tadashi Sato

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop responses to climatic variation  

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...Ort, D.R2004Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide: plants...improving crop yields in water-limited environments...Inanaga, S1999Rooting, water uptake and xylem structure...a stochastic weather generator in the development of...grain yield on limited water supplies. Agron. J...

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July 30, 2004 Crop Conditions  

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, Grapes, and Wine Tissue Analysis Grapes and Small Fruits Upcoming Meetings Crop Conditions: Apple harvest harvest management, increased fruit size, maintenance of fruit firmness, reduction of preharvest fruit drop, improved fruit quality, and enhanced storage potential. Rates of application are similar

Ginzel, Matthew

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Rice Bran for Fattening Hogs.  

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~ON Ezecufiue Assistant I..' R: Watson, A. M., '&piculturist CHARLES GOR~YCKI Technical Assistant C S. RUDE Entornol~gzst M. P. HOLLEMAN, Jk., Assistant Chief Clerk A: H. ALE;, B, S., Queen Breeder W. P. TRICE, B. S.. Ass~stant Enfomologi~t VETERINARY... SCIENCE *M FRANCIS D. V. M Chief H.. SCHMIDT: D. V. s.,"veferinarian J. J. REID, D. V. M., Veter~narzan 4 AGRONOMY A B CONNER B S. Chief. Crops A: H: LEIDIG; B'. s.* ~~roAomist Soils E. B. REYNOL~S, M.'s.. ~gronom\\st. SmaN CHEMISTRY Grains G S...

McConnell, O. E.; Williams, D. W. (David Willard)

1922-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA ...  

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9: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA March 29, 2010 EIS-0439: Notice of Intent to Prepare an...

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`With Grains in Her Hair': Rice in Colonial Brazil  

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and maroons commemorate rice as part of their African heritage. From Suriname to Cayenne and across the Amazon. Moreover it shares the rice origin legend of Cayenne and Suriname, with a crucial emendation, as it is told

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Spatial and temporal variation in yield of rainfed lowland rice in inland valley as affected by fertilizer application and bunding in North-West Benin  

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Abstract Rainfed lowlands in inland valleys present a high potential for rice (Oryza spp.) production in West Africa. However, rice yield in the lowlands is, in general, low due to various constraints such as poor soil fertility, drought, iron (Fe) toxicity, and poor crop management practices. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of bunding and fertilizer application for improving rice productivity in the two toposequential positions (upslope and downslope positions) in an inland valley. The experiment was conducted in a researcher-managed on-farm trial located in the North West of Benin Republic over four wet seasons (20072010). In addition to the toposequential positions, the experiment included two treatments: (1) fertilizer inputs: no fertilizer and fertilizer (60kgN and 40kgPha?1) and (2) water control: with and without bunds (without drainage). Effect of bunding on rice yield was consistent across four seasons, two fertilizer application treatments, and two toposequential positions, and bunding increased rice yield by 29%. Rice yield was higher in upslope than in downslope, except for 2010. In upslope, high ponded water level in 2010, due to higher rainfall than in other years, increased Fe toxicity, resulting in lower yield in 2010. Year-to-year variation in yield response to fertilizer application was related to differences in N uptake at 38 days after sowing. When Fe concentration in leaves was lower, N uptake was higher. Thus, Fe toxicity at early stage could contribute to yield response to fertilizer application. These results indicate that while bunding is essential for improving rice productivity, improving yield response to fertilizer application requires drainage systems in the areas where risk for Fe toxicity is high.

Omonlola Nadine Worou; Thomas Gaiser; Kazuki Saito; Heiner Goldbach; Frank Ewert

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Use the Acceptable Crop Price worksheet to determine breakeven prices for your crops. ACCEPTABLE PRICE WORKSHEET  

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Use the Acceptable Crop Price worksheet to determine breakeven prices for your crops. ACCEPTABLE PRICE WORKSHEET Prepared by: David Bau - Regional Extension Educator, Agricultural Business Management (August 2012) CROP INCOME EXAMPLE YOUR FARM EXAMPLE YOUR FARM (A) Crop Acres 400 400 176 46 (C) Price

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Agronomy and Crop Sciences Organizations Hiring Students in Agronomy and Crop Sciences  

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Services Inc. Commodity Solutions Inc. Crop King Crop Production Services Crop Quest, Inc. Crop Tech Nebraska Farm Business Inc. Nemaha County Coop North Central Co-op Overland Missions Pontiac Flying LLC The University of Georgia University of Arkansas University of California, Berkeley University of Illinois

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Review article Automated monitoring of greenhouse crops  

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of the greenhouse. Most of these sensors, such as thermistors and light meters, are reli- able, inexpensive, readilyReview article Automated monitoring of greenhouse crops David L. EHRETa*, Anthony LAUb, Shabtai and continuously detect crop stress, water use, growth and nutrition in greenhouse crops. Some of these techniques

Boyer, Edmond

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A comprehensive crop genome research project: the Superhybrid Rice Genome Project in China  

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...identifications and others are still in the pipeline to be analysed and published. At the second...Hashimoto, J, Sakaguchi, K2004DNA repair in higher plants; photoreactivation is the major DNA repair pathway in non-proliferating cells while...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Lake Utilities | Open Energy Information  

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Rice Lake Utilities Rice Lake Utilities Jump to: navigation, search Name Rice Lake Utilities Place Wisconsin Utility Id 15938 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png Cp-1 Small Power Service Industrial Cp-1 Small Power Service with Parallel Generation(20kW or less) Industrial Cp-1 TOD Small Power Optional Time-of-Day Service Primary Metering Discount Industrial Cp-1 TOD Small Power Optional Time-of-Day Service Primary Metering Discount with Parallel Generation(20kW or less) Industrial

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Extension of energy crops on surplus agricultural lands: A potentially viable option in developing countries while fossil fuel reserves are diminishing  

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Abstract The rapid depletion of fossil fuel reserves and environmental concerns with their combustion necessitate looking for alternative sources for long term sustainability of the world. These concerns also appear serious in developing countries who are striving for rapid economic growth. The net biomass growing potential on the global land surface is 10 times more than the global food, feed, fiber, and energy demands. This study investigates whether the developing countries have sufficient land resource to meet the projected energy demand towards 2035 by planting energy crops on surplus agricultural land after food and feed production. The annual yields of four commonly grown energy crops specifically jatropha, switchgrass, miscanthus, and willow have been used to make scenarios and estimate land requirements against each scenario. This paper first performs literature reviews on the availability of land resource, past and future trends in land use changes, demand of lands for food production, and potential expansion of croplands. The energy demands towards 2035 are compiled from energy scenarios derived by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the British Petroleum (BP). This paper also reviewed bio-physiological characteristics of these energy crops to determine whether they are cultivable under tropical climatic conditions in developing regions. This paper found that projected energy demand through 2035 in developing regions could be provided by energy crops grown on a portion of surplus croplands or upgraded grasslands (27% and 22% respectively for miscanthus scenario). Sustainable land management practices, improved agricultural productivity, and adopting suitable energy crops cultivation can potentially supply increasing energy demands.

Md. Mizanur Rahman; Suraiya B. Mostafiz; Jukka V. Paatero; Risto Lahdelma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 2  

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25% of Texans participate in bird watching, and bird watchers spend about $1.2 billion per year on ecotourism related expenses in Texas. In addition, each year 330,000 people hunt migratory birds in Texas, spending over $50 million per year. With 85...% of all hunting in Texas taking place on private lands and with migratory bird hunting so important along the Gulf Coast, rice production is no doubt a significant contributor to the huge success of ecotourism in Texas. Many of our Texas rice producers...

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Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 5  

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speak, it would probably tell its story through the voices of Dr. Ingo Potrykus, Dr. Peter Beyer and Adrian Dubock. Now, the Syngenta Foundation website is offering a rare opportunity to hear each one of their stories, and how they took Golden Rice from... and about its future. In addition, the Syngenta Foundation also invited Adrian Dubock to talk about Syngentas role in the Golden Rice project. The story starts in the early 1990s, at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology located in Zurich, with a...

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The Effect of Salt Water on Rice.  

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mq A QTF *'. ' . - - . 1 bC1 r*. .. r * - .=.-ksl-, G v $. THE EFFECT OF SALT WATER ON RICE AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS T. 0. WALTON, President \\ STATION ,,,bfINISTRATION: *B. YOUNGBLOOD, M. S., Ph. D.,, Director A B CONNER... of Agriculture. ****In cooperation with the School of Agriculture. SYNOPSIS Rice farmers sometimes have trouble with salt in the water used for irrigation. Varying conditions, such as character of soil, amount of water already on the land, stage of growth...

Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

1927-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of soil and vegetation spectroradiometry to investigate crop water use efficiency of a drip irrigated tomato  

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Abstract An agronomic research was conducted in Tuscany (Central Italy) to evaluate the effects of an advanced irrigation system on the water use efficiency (WUE) of a tomato crop and to investigate the ability of soil and vegetation spectroradiometry to detect and map WUE. Irrigation was applied following an innovative approach based on CropSense system. Soil water content was monitored at four soil depths (10, 20, 30 and 50cm) by a probe. Rainfall during the crop cycle reached 162mm and irrigation water applied with a drip system amounted to 207mm, distributed with 16 irrigation events. Tomato yield varied from 7.10 to 14.4kgm?2, with a WUE ranging from 19.1 to 38.9kgm?3. The irrigation system allowed a high yield levels and a low depth of water applied, as compared to seasonal ET crop estimated with Hargraves formula and with the literature data on irrigated tomato. Measurements were carried out on geo-referenced points to gather information on crop (crop yield, eighteen Vegetation indices, leaf area index) and on soil (spectroradiometric and traditional analysis). Eight VIs, out of nineteen ones analyzed, showed a significant relationship with georeferenced yield data; PVI maps seemed able to return the best response, before harvesting, to improve the knowledge of the area of cultivation and irrigation system. CropSense irrigation system reduced seasonal irrigation volumes. Some vegetation indexes were significantly correlated to tomato yield and well identify, a posteriori, crop area with low WUE; spectroradiometry can be a valuable tool to improve irrigated tomato field management.

S. Marino; M. Aria; B. Basso; A.P. Leone; A. Alvino

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of novel rice germplasm from West Africa and genetic marker associations with rice cooking quality  

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with physicochemical and molecular characterization revealed unique characteristics among African germplasm. New rice for Africa (NERICA) lines performed well in the USA environment. Varieties like Nerica 2, Nerica 3, Nerica 4, and Nerica 5 need more attention because...

Traore, Karim

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 30 - Inorganic Arsenic in Rice and Rice Bran: Health Implications  

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Abstract Rice is a staple food for people in many countries in all parts of the world. Arsenic in food, including rice, is present in several forms that have different toxicities. Inorganic arsenic species (AsIII and AsV) are the most toxic forms of arsenic present in food. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified inorganic arsenic, but not organic arsenic, in Group 1, as carcinogenic to humans. There has been increasing concern about the health implications regarding exposure to inorganic arsenic through rice consumption. An extensive review of published reports has shown that no epidemiological studies have been conducted indicating the health effects associated with the ingestion of inorganic arsenic through consumption of rice. Several studies suggested that drinking water containing high levels of inorganic arsenic plays a major role in the health risk of cancers among people residing in arsenic-contaminated areas. Two leading research groups in this field have concluded that At present, it is impossible to fully assess the health risk of arsenic in rice, and Even if epidemiological studies were to be initiated, it would take decades to understand how elevated arsenic in rice affects lifetime health outcomes.

Suthep Ruangwises; Piyawat Saipan; Nongluck Ruangwises

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RICE UNIVERSITY Ultracold Collisions in Atomic Strontium  

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RICE UNIVERSITY Ultracold Collisions in Atomic Strontium by Sarah B. Nagel A Thesis Submitted Houston, Texas February, 2008 #12;Abstract Ultracold Collisions in Atomic Strontium by Sarah B. Nagel In this work with atomic Strontium, the atoms are first laser cooled and subse- quently trapped, in a MOT

Killian, Thomas C.

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RICE UNIVERSITY LIFETIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM  

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weeks. Pending in instructor approval, attending a lap swim time at the pool will make up most excusedRICE UNIVERSITY LIFETIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM BEGINNING SWIMMING LPAP 166 Fall 2012 Beginning Swimming: LPAP # 166 Days: Mondays and Wednesdays Time: 9:00 a.m 9:50 p.m. Instructor: Kyle Coplen E

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RICE UNIVERSITY Computational Modeling of Icon Search  

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1 RICE UNIVERSITY Computational Modeling of Icon Search by Michael D. Fleetwood A THESIS SUBMITTED HOUSTON, TEXAS DECEMBER, 2001 #12;3 DECEMBER, 2001 ABSTRACT Computational Modeling of Icon Search by Michael Fleetwood As the use of graphical user interfaces expands into new areas, icons are becoming

Byrne, Mike

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 8  

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by Dr. Bob Fjelstrom, USDA-ARS Molecular Geneticist at the Beaumont Center. The cereal quality analyses were performed by the ARS Quality Lab at Beaumont in conjunction with Dr. Rolfe Bryant at the Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart...

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Texas Crop Profile: Sweet Potatoes  

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is between 120 to 135 days. Texas Crop Profile S W E E T P O T A T O E S E-22 3-00 Prepared by Rodney L. Holloway, Kent D. Hall and Dudley T. Smith 1 In collaboration with James V. Robinson, George Philley and Marvin Baker 2 1 Extension Specialist, Extension... Command will not. Rodney L. Holloway Extension Specialist 2488 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-2488 979-845-3849 rholloway@tamu.edu Kent D. Hall Extension Associate 2488 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-2488 979-845-3849 kd-hall@tamu.edu Dudley Smith...

Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L.; Smith, Dudley

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Environ. Biosafety Res. 7 (2008) 7385 Available online at: c ISBR, EDP Sciences, 2008 www.ebr-journal.org  

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, and cultivated rice in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: implications for transgenic rice Michael B. COHEN1 AB T6G 0M4, Canada 3 Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment (ENEA development in countries where wild and weedy relatives co-occur with the crop. To evaluate possible risks

Snow, Allison A.

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Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 5  

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infrastructure of rails, roads, and rivers, proximity to the states largest petrochemical infrastructure, and large amount of land that is available for agricultural production, makes our area unsurpassed in its suit- ability for high biomass-bioenergy crop... production. While other regions of the U.S. can claim a few of these advantages, the Texas and U.S. Gulf Coast has the greatest potential for year-round production of bioenergy crops. Biomass-based crop production is not without its challenges...

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Models to support cropping plan and crop rotation decisions. A review  

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Farmers must yearly allocate fields to different crops and choose crop management options. Far from being obvious, these decisions are critical because they modify farm productivity and profitability in the short...

Jrme Dury; Nomie Schaller; Frdrick Garcia

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CropEnergies | Open Energy Information  

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Jump to: navigation, search Name: CropEnergies Place: Mannheim, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Zip: 68165 Sector: Biofuels Product: A German biofuels company focused on bioethanol...

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A Study on the Tritium Behavior in the Rice Plant after a Short-Term Exposure of HTO  

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In many Asian countries including Korea, rice is a very important food crop. Its grain is consumed by humans and its straw is used to feed animals. In Korea, there are four CANDU type reactors that release relatively large amounts of tritium into the environment. Since 1997, KAERI (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) has carried out the experimental studies to obtain domestic data on various parameters concerning the direct contamination of plant. In this study, the behavior of tritium in the rice plant is predicted and compared with the measurement performed at KAERI. Using the conceptual model of the soil-plant-atmosphere tritiated water transport system which was suggested by Charles E. Murphy, tritium concentrations in the soil and in leaves to time were derived. If the effect of tritium concentration in the soil is considered, the tritium concentration in leaves is described as a double exponential model. On the other hand if the tritium concentration in the soil is disregarded, the tritium concentration in leaves is described by a single exponential term as other models (e.g. Belot's or STAR-H3 model). Also concentration of organically bound tritium in the seed is predicted and compared with measurements. The results can be used to predict the tritium concentration in the rice plant at a field around the site and the ingestion dose following the release of tritium to the environment.

Yook, D-S.; Lee, K. J.; Choi, Y-H.

2002-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Short rotation Wood Crops Program  

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This report synthesizes the technical progress of research projects in the Short Rotation Woody Crops Program for the year ending September 30, 1989. The primary goal of this research program, sponsored by the US Department of Energy's Biofuels and Municipal Waste Technology Division, is the development of a viable technology for producing renewable feedstocks for conversion to biofuels. One of the more significant accomplishments was the documentation that short-rotation woody crops total delivered costs could be $40/Mg or less under optimistic but attainable conditions. By taking advantage of federal subsidies such as those offered under the Conservation Reserve Program, wood energy feedstock costs could be lower. Genetic improvement studies are broadening species performance within geographic regions and under less-than-optimum site conditions. Advances in physiological research are identifying key characteristics of species productivity and response to nutrient applications. Recent developments utilizing biotechnology have achieved success in cell and tissue culture, somaclonal variation, and gene-insertion studies. Productivity gains have been realized with advanced cultural studies of spacing, coppice, and mixed-species trials. 8 figs., 20 tabs.

Wright, L.L.; Ehrenshaft, A.R.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetics of the 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Formation Reaction in Chinese Rice Wine  

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Kinetics of the 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Formation Reaction in Chinese Rice Wine ... The kinetics of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) formation in Chinese rice wine was investigated under different treatment conditions. ... Chinese rice wine; 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF); kinetics ...

Lei Chen; Huahong Huang; Wenbao Liu; Ning Peng; Xuesong Huang

2010-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases From Rice Agriculture  

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This project produced detailed data on the processes that affect methane and nitrous oxide emissions from rice agriculture and their inter-relationships. It defines the shifting roles and potential future of these gases in causing global warming and the benefits and tradeoffs of reducing emissions. The major results include: 1). Mechanisms and Processes Leading to Methane Emissions are Delineated. Our experiments have tested the standard model of methane emissions from rice fields and found new results on the processes that control the flux. A mathematical mass balance model was used to unravel the production, oxidation and transport of methane from rice. The results suggested that when large amounts of organic matter are applied, the additional flux that is observed is due to both greater production and reduced oxidation of methane. 2). Methane Emissions From China Have Been Decreasing Over the Last Two Decades. We have calculated that methane emissions from rice fields have been falling in recent decades. This decrease is particularly large in China. While some of this is due to reduced area of rice agriculture, the bigger effect is from the reduction in the emission factor which is the annual amount of methane emitted per hectare of rice. The two most important changes that cause this decreasing emission from China are the reduced use of organic amendments which have been replaced by commercial nitrogen fertilizers, and the increased practice of intermittent flooding as greater demands are placed on water resources. 3). Global Methane Emissions Have Been Constant For More Than 20 Years. While the concentrations of methane in the atmosphere have been leveling off in recent years, our studies show that this is caused by a near constant total global source of methane for the last 20 years or more. This is probably because as some anthropogenic sources have increased, others, such as the rice agriculture source, have fallen. Changes in natural emissions appear small. 4). Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Rice Fields Increase as Methane Emissions Drop. Inundated conditions favor anaerobic methane production with high emission rates and de-nitrification resulting in modest nitrous oxide emissions. Under drier conditions such as intermittent flooding, methane emissions fall and nitrous oxide emissions increase. Increased nitrogen fertilizer use increases nitrous oxide emissions and is usually accompanied by reduced organic matter applications which decreases methane emissions. These mechanisms cause a generally inverse relationship between methane and nitrous oxide emissions. Reduction of methane from rice agriculture to control global warming comes with tradeoffs with increased nitrous oxide emissions. 5). High Spatial Resolution Maps of Emissions Produced. Maps of methane and nitrous oxide emissions at a resolution of 5 min 5 min have been produced based on the composite results of this research. These maps are necessary for both scientific and policy uses.

M. Aslam K. Khalil

2009-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

144

Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 8  

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, improve water and fertilizer management of cotton in the Texas High Plains, and evaluate the suitability of candidate bioenergy crops for different parts of Texas. A few weeks ago, the Center received a three- day visit from Dr. Lewis Wilson, who works... Tarpley, Yubin Yang, and I hopped on a plane and spent three days in Weslaco discussing potential collaborative research to determine which candidate bioenergy crops have the greatest potential for production in each climate zone for different soils...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anoxic rice paddy Sample Search Results  

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and Ecology 31 Avian influenza, domestic ducks and rice agriculture in Thailand Marius Gilbert a,*, Xiangming Xiao b Summary: intensification; Rice paddy production 1....

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activated rice husk Sample Search Results  

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develop projects, includ- ing energy production, from: Gasification of rice husk... incineration of rice husk in Nickerie district; Increasing capacity of the Afobaka hydro...

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 9, Winter Issue  

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continued... Garrett Farms Danbury Jacko and Nancy Garrett have produced certified and registered seed rice since 1983. Last year they grew 1800 acres for seed - including Saber, Jefferson, Cocodrie, Cy- press, Lemont, CL121, CL141, and CL161.... The Garrett s also grow commercial rice, and were re- sponsible for starting Share the Harvest, a chari- table non-profit foundation that collects rice donations from farmers, coordinates drying and milling, and distributes the food to area food banks...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

VBZ-0062- In the Matter of Sue Rice Gossett  

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This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Sue Rice Gossett (Gossett) against her former employer, the Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC), under the Department of...

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VBH-0062- In the Matter of Sue Rice Gossett  

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This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Sue Rice Gossett (Gossett) against her former employer, the Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC), under the Department of...

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Seasonal Price Change and Commercial Storage Costs of Rice.  

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for ' rice provides farmers a profit from storing rice in commercial elevators and selling it later rather than at harvest. When the farmer's only alternative is to sell rice on the market, either at harvest or later, he can profit from storage... though partial losses would have occurred in 3 of the 10 years, his average annual gain would have been greater from February than from December and January sales. Based on the 10-year average farm price of rice and 1955 average storage costs, the net...

Moore, Clarence A.; Whitney, Howard S.

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Attached cultivation technology of microalgae for efficient biomass feedstock production  

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The potential of microalgae biofuel has not been realized because of low productivity and high costs associated with the current cultivation systems. In this paper, an attached cultivation method was introduced, in which microalgae cells grew on the surface of vertical artificial supporting material to form algal film. Multiple of the algal films were assembled in an array fashion to dilute solar irradiation to facilitate high photosynthetic efficiency. Results showed that a broad range of microalgae species can grow with this attached method. A biomass productivity of 5080gm?2d?1 was obtained outdoors for Scenedesmus obliquus, corresponding to the photosynthetic efficiency of 5.28.3% (total solar radiation). This attached method also offers lots of possible advantages over traditional open ponds, such as on water saving, harvesting, contamination controlling and scale-up. The attached cultivation represents a promising technology for economically viable production of microalgae biofuels.

Tianzhong Liu; Junfeng Wang; Qiang Hu; Pengfei Cheng; Bei Ji; Jinli Liu; Yu Chen; Wei Zhang; Xiaoling Chen; Lin Chen; Lili Gao; Chunli Ji; Hui Wang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of supply potential of energy crops in Japan considering cases of improvement of crop productivity  

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Energy crops are not presently major energy resources as energy crops are more expensive than fossil fuels at present. However, energy crops may become important energy resources in the future. In this study, the authors discuss the availability of energy crops in Japan. The supply potential of energy crops produced on unused arable land is estimated at 0.12EJyr?1 and that of secondary crops for bioenergy is estimated at 0.12EJyr?1 in Japan. However, it is difficult to utilize the supply potential considering the low food-self-sufficiency ratio and the high costs of crops in Japan. In addition, the authors analyze the supply potential of energy crops produced on surplus arable land in Japan in cases of biomass productivity increment. The supply potential of energy crops is formulated into 0.12A (EJyr?1), where A means the index of productivity increment ( A = 1.0 at present). On the other hand, in the case of every crop productivity increment, the supply potential of energy crops is formulated into 1.44A1.32 (EJyr?1). When it is assumed that the ratio is 2.0, the supply potential in the latter case is 1.44EJyr?1, which is equivalent to about 7% of the total primary energy supply in Japan. When it is assumed that the ratio is 2.0 in the latter case in the world, the supply potential of energy crops is 435EJyr?1, which exceeds the total primary energy supply in the world. It is difficult to improve the productivity of every crop. However, if the improvement is realized, energy crops will become one of the major energy resources in Japan and in the world.

Hiromi Yamamoto; Yukihiko Matsumura; Shigeki Sawayama

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 6  

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educational and research activities focused on heirloom grains and serves as an information resource center to provide authentic documentation on heirloom grain culture and heritage. The following is from a paper presented at the symposium by Drs. Anna M. Mc... of the North American colonies was fundamental to establishment and growth of their economy. Although there is documentation of the introduction of Carolina Gold rice into North America, its origin is still undetermined. Molecular marker technology has been...

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 7  

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degrees also offered in each of the departments. Agricultural Economics - The Department of Ag- ricultural Economics engages people in the use of eco- nomic analysis for making decisions involving agribusinesses, natural resources, and communities through... year planning horizon. (Texas Rice September 2002) Agricultural Education The mission of the Department of Agricultural Education is to improve the quality of life and the eco- nomic well-being of individuals and commu- nities in Texas, the Nation...

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Evolutionary transients in the rice transcriptome.  

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The number of protein-coding genes predicted from the rice genome remains much larger than the number of genes for Arabidopsis. Most of the excess rice genes show low similarity to Arabidopsis, and eudicots in general. It is difficult to repudiate these genes because even for the 19,079 non-redundant rice cDNAs that have been sequenced, 34.3% are low similarity. Here, we describe a major contributor to this excess of low similarity genes: the frequent and continued occurrence of gene duplications in plants, and the post- duplicative degradation (i.e. relaxed selection) that is typically expected to occur in one of the two gene copies. The salient feature of this degradation is an increase in Ka/Ks for Ks per available site, respectively. We show that low similarity genes are expressed at lower mRNA and protein levels than other genes, and that regions of the encoded proteins are structurally disordered. Indeed, many are evolutionary transients that may be destined to die, even if they remain transcriptionally active for millions of years.

Wang, Jun; Zhang, Jianguo; Li, Ruiqiang; Zheng, Hongkun; Li, Jun; Zhang, Yong; Li, Heng; Ni, Peixiang; Li, Songgang; Li, Shengting; Wang, Jingquiang; Liu, Dongyuan; McDermott, Jason E.; Samudrala, Ram; Liu, Siqi; Wang, Jian; Yang, Huanming; Yu, Jun; Wong, Gane Ka-Shu

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers  

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China has had an active program on energy efficiency standards for household appliances since the mid-1990s. Rice cooker is among the first to be subject to such mandatory regulation, since it is one of the most prevalent electric appliances in Chinese households. Since first introduced in 1989, the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers has not been revised. Therefore, the potential for energy saving is considerable. Initial analysis from CNIS indicates that potential carbon savings is likely to reach 7.6 million tons of CO2 by the 10th year of the standard implementation. Since September 2007, CNIS has been working with various groups to develop the new standard for rice cookers. With The Energy Foundation's support, LBNL has assisted CNIS in the revision of the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers that is expected to be effective in 2009. Specifically, work has been in the following areas: assistance in developing consumer survey on usage pattern of rice cookers, review of international standards, review of international test procedures, comparison of the international standards and test procedures, and assessment of technical options of reducing energy use. This report particularly summarizes the findings of reviewing international standards and technical options of reducing energy consumption. The report consists of an overview of rice cooker standards and labeling programs and testing procedures in Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Thailand, and Japan's case study in developing energy efficiency rice cooker technologies and rice cooker efficiency programs. The results from the analysis can be summarized as the follows: Hong Kong has a Voluntary Energy Efficiency Labeling scheme for electric rice cookers initiated in 2001, with revision implemented in 2007; South Korea has both MEPS and Mandatory Energy Efficiency Label targeting the same category of rice cookers as Hong Kong; Thailand's voluntary endorsement labeling program is similar to Hong Kong in program design but has 5 efficiency grades; Japan's program is distinct in its adoption of the 'Top Runner' approach, in which, the future efficiency standards is set based on the efficiency levels of the most efficient product in the current domestic market. Although the standards are voluntary, penalties can still be evoked if the average efficiency target is not met. Both Hong Kong and South Korea's tests involve pouring water into the inner pot equal to 80% of its rated volume; however, white rice is used as a load for its tests in Hong Kong whereas no rice is used for tests in South Korea. In Japan's case, water level specified by the manufactures is used and milled rice is used as a load only partially in the tests. Moreover, Japan does not conduct heat efficiency test but its energy consumption measurements tests are much more complex, with 4 different tests are conducted to determine the annual average energy consumption. Hong Kong and Thailand both set Minimum Allowable Heat Efficiency for different rated wattages. The energy efficiency requirements are identical except that the minimum heat efficiency in Thailand is 1 percentage point higher for all rated power categories. In South Korea, MEPS and label's energy efficiency grades are determined by the rice cooker's Rated Energy Efficiency for induction, non-induction, pressure, nonpressure rice cookers. Japan's target standard values are set for electromagnetic induction heating products and non-electromagnetic induction heating products by different size of rice cookers. Specific formulas are used by type and size depending on the mass of water evaporation of the rice cookers. Japan has been the leading country in technology development of various types of rice cookers, and developed concrete energy efficiency standards for rice cookers. However, as consumers in Japan emphasize the deliciousness of cooked rice over other factors, many types of models were developed to improve the taste of cooked rice. Nonetheless, the efficiency of electromagnetic induction heating (IH) rice cook

Zhou, Nan; Zheng, Nina

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues...  

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a Densified Large Square Bale Format ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a...

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The Plant Cell, October 2009, www.plantcell.org 2009 American Society of Plant Biologists TEACHING TOOLS IN PLANT BIOLOGY  

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that frequently they no longer resemble their wild ances- tors. A cultivated field of any of our major crops to con- vert the energy from sunlight into chemi- cal energy has allowed plants to occupy a niche from grains, primarily rice, wheat, and corn, as well as some leg- umes. We grow our crops in areas

Bauwe, Hermann

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PETRO: Higher Productivity Crops for Biofuels  

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PETRO Project: The 10 projects that comprise ARPA-Es PETRO Project, short for Plants Engineered to Replace Oil, aim to develop non-food crops that directly produce transportation fuel. These crops can help supply the transportation sector with agriculturally derived fuels that are cost-competitive with petroleum and do not affect U.S. food supply. PETRO aims to redirect the processes for energy and carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in plants toward fuel production. This would create dedicated energy crops that serve as a domestic alternative to petroleum-based fuels and deliver more energy per acre with less processing prior to the pump.

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer as Chalk Cultivating and Sustaining Communities of Youth  

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environments that invite broad participation with these technologies. In this dissertation, I argue1 Computer as Chalk Cultivating and Sustaining Communities of Youth as Designers of Tangible User Interactions, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003 M.S. Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute

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COMPLETE CULTIVATION BPG NOTE 13 Best Practice Guidance  

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of sewage sludges and composts. Danielle Sinnett Figure 1 An excavator removing soil. #12;BPG NOTE 13 PAGE 2COMPLETE CULTIVATION BPG NOTE 13 Best Practice Guidance for Land Regeneration Introduction land within the UK, where traditional soil placement techniques using dozers followed by industrial

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Energy and resource conservation in the grain corn cultivation on irrigated lands  

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The possibility of increasing the efficiency of grain maize (corn) cultivation is shown in the comparative study of two cultivation technologies of this culture: the traditional and the proposed one—based on...

P. I. Kuznetsov; A. E. Novikov

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of GBSS allelic diversity in rice grain quality  

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Amylose content is generally the most important factor determining rice eating and cooking quality. Commercial rice varieties are, in fact, placed into market classes based on having zero (0-7%), low (10-20), intermediate (20-25%), or high (>25...

Dobo, Macaire

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Silica Nanoparticles and Frameworks from Rice Husk Biomass  

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Silica Nanoparticles and Frameworks from Rice Husk Biomass ... silica nanoparticles; rice husk; porous; biomass; hierarchical ... (22-25) Although the silica structures from RHs appear to be much less complicated and less visually attractive compared to the ones from diatoms, the large quantities of RH biomass offer an opportunity for mass production of nanostructured silica for industrial applications. ...

Weixing Wang; Jarett C. Martin; Xiaotian Fan; Aijie Han; Zhiping Luo; Luyi Sun

2011-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass yield and nitrogen content of annual energy/forage crops preceded by cover crops  

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Abstract In order to reduce input costs and improve sustainability of energy/forage crops in the northern Great Plains (NGP), preceding cover crops can be included into existing annual crop systems. The objective of the study was to determine biomass yield and quality of five annual energy/forage crops, grown after six different, leguminous and non-leguminous cover crop species. The experiment was conducted at two locations, Fargo and Prosper, ND, from 2010 to 2012. The experimental design was a randomized complete block with three replicates, in a split-plot arrangement where the preceding season's cover crop was the main plot and the forage crop was the sub-plot. Six cover crops, forage pea (Pisum sativum L.) cv. Arvika, Austrian winter pea (Pisum sativum ssp. arvense (L.) Poir), hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.) forage radish (Raphanus sativus var. niger) cv. Daikon, turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) cv. Purple Top, and forage turnip (Brassica campestris x napus) cv. Pasja, were planted no-till on 8 to 9 August in 2010 and 2011 into oat (Avena sativa L.) residue. In the following spring, five energy/forage crops, maize (Zea mays L.), forage sorghum and sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.), oat, and barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) were planted no-till onto the winter-killed cover crops residue. Results across locations and years indicated forage pea and forage radish, produced the highest dry matter yield (3.3Mgha?1) in the fall. Total plant N content was 116kgNha?1 in forage peas and 76kgNha?1 in forage radish, respectively. Results across locations and years indicated all energy/forage crops had greater biomass yield, and total N content when preceded by a legume cover crop compared with a non-legume or the check, in the previous year. Forage sorghum had the highest average biomass yield among the five energy/forage crops, with 17.8Mgha?1, followed by sweet sorghum with 15.3Mgha?1. In conclusion, forage pea was the most suitable cover crop to provide additional N for the subsequent crops in the NGP. Forage sorghum and sweet sorghum can be considered as the most productive energy/forage crops, especially when preceded by a legume cover crop.

D.P. Samarappuli; B.L. Johnson; H. Kandel; M.T. Berti

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Water Requirement and Water Use Efficiency  

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Water use efficiency is defined as ratio of yield to irrigation water requirement (De Pascale and Maggio 2005) WUE=yield/irrigation water requirement (kg crop/m3 irrigation water) ...

Christian von Zabeltitz

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mycotoxins in Feed and Food Crops.  

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" , , ,., ":i: : ?. MYCOTOXINS IN FEED fu~D FOOD CROPS Prepared by James M. Armstrong, Extension Project Leader in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinarian (Livestock Health) John E. Bremer, Extension Agronomist Dennis B. Herd, Extension Beef Cattle...

Armstrong, James M.; Herb, Dennis B.; Bremer, John E.; Horne, C. Wendell; Thomas, William B.; Thornberry, Fred D.; Tripp, Leland D.; White, Thomas H.; Withers, Richard E.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genetically Engineering Plants for Crop Improvement  

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...manipulating cellular metabolism, and this new research...engineered plants in the seed production and agrichemical...larger quantities of starch or specialized starches with various degrees...particular fatty acids in seed crops, and (iii...

CHARLES S. GASSER; ROBERT T. FRALEY

1989-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Sugar crops as a solar energy converter  

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Biomass crops are renewable resources with multiple uses that can benefit mankind1. Current attention centers on replacement of petroleum as a principal source of energy for transportation applications. Fuels for...

E. S. Lipinsky; S. Kresovich

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the UK perennial energy crop market  

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Biomass produced from perennial energy crops, Miscanthus and willow or poplar grown as short-rotation coppice, is expected to contribute to UK renewable energy targets and reduce the carbon intensity of energy production. ...

Alexander, Peter Mark William

2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

171

Cross-Contamination of Crops in Horticulture  

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Like cross-contamination, coexistence is not new to horticulture. However, the advent of GM crops ... very far, whereas canola-rapeseed pollen is light and can travel long distances. There is...

Prof. Dane Scott

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Potential Yield Mapping of Dedicated Energy Crops  

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Breakout Session 1BIntegration of Supply Chains I: Breaking Down Barriers Potential Yield Mapping of Dedicated Energy Crops Chris Daly, Director, PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University

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Risk in agriculture : a study of crop yield distributions and crop insurance  

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Agriculture is a business fraught with risk. Crop production depends on climatic, geographical, biological, political, and economic factors, which introduce risks that are quantifiable given the appropriate mathematical ...

Gayam, Narsi Reddy

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GPU video retargeting with parallelized SeamCrop  

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In this paper, we present a fast parallel algorithm for the retargeting of videos. It combines seam carving and cropping and is aimed for real-time adaptation of video streams. The basic idea is to first find an optimal cropping path over the whole sequence ... Keywords: GPU, SeamCrop, cropping, seam carving, video resizing, video retargeting

Johannes Kiess; Daniel Gritzner; Benjamin Guthier; Stephan Kopf; Wolfgang Effelsberg

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Supply, Demand and Related Government Programs.  

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, 1930-55 Year Weighted Year Weighted beginning average price beginning average price August per cwt. August per cwt. Dollars Dollars 'Includes an allowance for unredeemed loans. response to the strengthening of foreign demand, rice prices by 1952... 91 percent of the average parity price during 1935-54, with !he 4 years of World War I1 omitted. The elasticity of demand was assumed to be about -.2. The annually derived price based on the assumed elasticity and the percentage change in price...

Kincannon, John A.

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 5  

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most successful release. At the peak of its popularity, Lemont was grown on more than a million acres of land in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. continued on page 9 Charles Nelson Bollich was born in the small farm- ing community of Mowata, near... from the cows, and good German smoked sau- sage from the hogs. Charlies grandfather was born in Germany and immi- grated to the U.S. in 1865. His father, Anthony, was born in Ne- braska and moved to Louisiana in 1885 where he farmed rice and cot- ton...

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Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 3  

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striving to help farmers get the most out of their farming operations, whether that be through production guidelines, eco- nomic education or fore- casting tools. As farm equipment has become more and more sophisti- cated, so has the farmers toolbox. Today... management measures as recommended by the RiceDevA program. The program was developed by Ted Wilson, Yubin Yang, Peter Lu, Jenny Wang, Jack Vawter and Jim Stansel, with numerous advisors and reviewers identifying correc- tions and changes to the program...

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Joe Warren, Scott Schaefer Rice University  

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. The subdivision rules for cubic B-splines then have the form pk 2i 0 1 8 pk11 i11 E 3 4 pk11 i E 1 8 pk11 iD1 3 pk 2iD1 0 1 2 pk11 i E 1 2 pk11 iD1 2 (1) Given that there are two rules, the number of vertices ¡¢£¤¥¦§¨ ©©¦¥¢£ ¤¥ ¨¥ ¦¢£§ Joe Warren, Scott Schaefer Rice University !"#$%&'(#)%" Polygons

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 6  

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by Dr. Joe Krausz and information on panicle blight supplied by Drs. Chuck Rush, Garry McCauley and Anna McClung. Panicle Blight Photo by Chuck Rush, LSU AgCenter The Beaumont Center hosted Dr. Candido Bastos, Director General of the Instituto... the rice breeding program for Sao Paulo state for over 15 years. His first contact with researchers at the Beaumont Center came in 1991, when he worked with Dr. Shannon Pinson learning anther culture tech- niques. After that he worked with Dr. Anna Mc...

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Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 7  

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Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas September 2007 Volume VII Number 7 Texas Rice Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Dr. Norman Borlaug continued on page 4 September of 2003 was a time etched... Tabien, and Dr. Lee Tarpley. Four years ago this month, the Texas A&M Research and Exten- sion Center at Beaumont was hon- ored to welcome one of the most influential people in agriculture. Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. Norman Borlaug, has a long...

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Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 3  

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of Agriculture. There are old photographs of Billies and Jacks ancestors around the house, kitchenware and tools that date back to the 1800s. Jack takes pride in their family heritage. The man Jack called Grandpa Wendt came to America, like many other rice... Coun- cil for the Blind for his work on vocational rehabilita- tion programs. In 1998 he was bestowed the title of Honorary Member of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) and awarded the Fiestas Patrias Mexicano de Corazon award for his...

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 2  

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; Rick Norman, Univer- sity of Arkansas; and Brian Ottis, University of Missouri. For more information email twalker@drec.msstate.edu Photo by Mike Jund Rice seedlings at the 4 and 5 leaf stage, with urea applied, just prior to permanent flood. Achieving...s Nutrition Research Center Researcher in the News... Growing up a carpenters son with a love for science, Mike debated on which would be his career, and which would be his hobby. In the end, he decided on career in plant science, but his skill for building...

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Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 1  

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is rich in silica, so is a potential source of silicon for a variety of industrial uses. (Science News, March 2000) Also working on silica extraction is Andrew Proc- tor, a food chemist for the Arkansas Agricultural Ex- periment Station. He obtained USDA..., such as found in sand, Proctor said. That makes it easy to turn it into the raw material for many useful products. This use for rice hull silica is attracting industry interest. Theyre very interested because wide-scale use would reduce the environmental...

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Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 3  

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innovative de- cisions that have brought more income to the corpora- tion at a time when many businesses in the rice indus- try are struggling for survival. One example is the leasing agreement with Formosa Plastics, whereby space at RBW storage facilities... for over 100 years. He is currently attend- ing Lamar University and is engaged to be married in July. His fiance, Brianne Halling, is on full scholarship for vol- leyball at the University of Alaska. After she graduates in December the couple plans...

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 1  

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. The youngest, Blain, has a son Casey and a daughter Hi- lary. The middle son Bryan has a son Garrett and From left to right: Hillary, Blain, Casey, Ford, Bill Jr. and Bill Sr. 8 Dishman Farm continued Marketing News Highlighting buyers, processors... of rice, an important staple for every food pantry in the area. I dont know of any other major food bank that has a system like this in place. About 15 years ago, Jacko Garrett, owner of Garrett Farms in Danbury, saw a food drive broadcast on a Houston...

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 7  

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discarded, and vials were then returned to boxes and held for 8 weeks to obtain F 1 progeny. Mortality with DE alone did not exceed 70% even at the label rate of 500 ppm, with greater mortality in Cocodrie and M-205 than in S-102 (Figure 1). Mortal- ity... project. In August of 2001, Julio assumed the position of rice agronomist at Garrett Farms in Danbury, Texas. Jacko Garrett is one of the premier seedsmen in the state, and has a very high standard of operational procedures. Julio was responsible...

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CropIrri: A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR CROP IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT  

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: A field crop irrigation management decision-making system (CropIrri) was developed based on the soil water management model. The irrigation plan is made through predicating of soil water content in root zone-sowing and real-time irrigation management decision-making support, simulation of soil water dynamics in the root

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The Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels Higher energy costs over the past few years have created opportunities for the use of crops and crop residues  

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The Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels Higher energy costs over the past few years have Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels 2 Soybeans Soybean acreage is on the increase in Pennsylvania

Lee, Dongwon

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Damage assessment and sampling of the rice stink bug, Oebalus pugnax (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in rice, Oryza sativa L., in Texas  

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Field and greenhouse experiments were conducted from 2003 to 2006 at the Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Beaumont and commercial rice fields throughout the Texas Rice Belt with the objectives of characterizing...

Vargas, Luis Espino

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Rice A Big Business on the Gulf Coast Prairie.  

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, Rhyncospora corniculata, competes I with growing rice. The seed are difficult to separate from rough rice, which often results in low1 i ered prices. Eryng rice fi this sr .o (sometimes misnamed "star thistle"), in old ield. For control, plants must..., flooding or with an application of 2,4-D. Eryngo, commonly known as Eryngium, Eryn- m'um hookeri, is called "star thistle" in Texas. Star thistle is a misnomer because this dryland annual plant is not a thistle but belongs to the parsley family...

Hodges, R. J. Jr.

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Energy Crops Company | Open Energy Information  

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Crops Company Crops Company Jump to: navigation, search Name The Energy Crops Company Place Cobham, United Kingdom Zip KT11 2LA Sector Biomass Product Distributor of pellets and installer of biomass heating equipment in Surrey, UK. Coordinates 41.739891°, -79.322189° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.739891,"lon":-79.322189,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Top Crop Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Crop Wind Farm Crop Wind Farm Facility Top Crop Wind Farm Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon-EDPR Developer Horizon-EDPR Location Grundy/Livingston/La Salle Counties IL Coordinates 41.159826°, -88.637381° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.159826,"lon":-88.637381,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 6  

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Report, Dr. Fred Turner and Mike Jund Ratoon continued... ers were able to increase their yield and also have a ratoon, or second crop, which increased their revenue. Evatt s research findings yielded valuable advice for the early days of ratoon... quantitative assessment of leaf color, rather than relying on per- continued on next page Dr. Fred Turner at the 2001 Beaumont Field Day 5 Researcher continued... sonal vision, which varies with individuals and sunlight. Turner and Mike Jund, a research...

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EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project, Riverside County, California |  

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9: Rice Solar Energy Project, Riverside County, California 9: Rice Solar Energy Project, Riverside County, California EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project, Riverside County, California Summary This environmental review was prepared by DOE's Western Area Power Administration with the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as a cooperating agency. This EIS evaluates the environmental impacts of the Rice Solar Energy Project, a 150-megawatt solar concentrating electric powerplant proposed to be constructed on private land in the Sonoran Desert. DOE's Western Area Power Administration actions under this proposal include building and operating a new substation to interconnect the solar project to Western's transmission system. DOE may also use this EIS as part of its decision whether to issue a Federal loan guarantee to support the proposal. BLM's

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membrane-rice-university | netl.doe.gov  

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Contrast, and Surface-Enhanced Separation of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) for Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project No.: DE-FE0007531 Rice University is investigating CO2-capture...

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Ecological, Economic and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture  

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-year research project entitled Ecological, Economic, and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture. This project was sponsored by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI). Principal investigators were Dr. Letitia T. Alston, Dr. Thomas E. Lacher, Dr. R...

Wui, Yong-Suhk; Tierce, Kelly; Nicholson, Jill; Mizell, Kelly; Krohn, Michelle R.; Kennedy, Elizabeth; Henry, April; Harris, Jeanine; Cowman, Deborah F.; Torres -Conkey, April Ann; Canzoneri, Nicole; Franklin, James C.; Woodward, Richard T.; Vedlitz, Arnold; Slack, R. Douglas; Lacher, Thomas E.; Alston, Letitia T.

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Rice Transformation as a Means to Study Gene Expression  

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An exceptionally effective transformation procedure has been established by using class I embryo-derived rice callus. Every treated callus clump yielded multiple independently transformed plants (average 40 plantlets). Analysis of genomic DNA blots...

Jiang, Yiming

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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VBA-0062- In the Matter of Susan Rice Gossett  

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This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 8, 2002, involving a Complaint filed by Susan Rice Gossett (Gossett or the Complainant) under the Department of...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - agricultural crop residues Sample Search...  

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that crop rotation makes intuitive sense and it works... will be necessary to minimize wind and water erosion. Crop ... Source: Brummer, E. Charles - Department of Crop and Soil...

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Information Basic to Adjustments in Rice Production in Texas.  

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and Production Requirements of Beef Cattle on Rice Farms. Farm Power ..................................................... Cost of Tractor Work. ........................................ Power Costs for Pumping. ..................................... Cost... through canals to the fields. Canal companies provide a large >f the water used to irrigate rice. These companies operate large pump dants in connection with a system of canals and furnish water at a fixed r ler acre. Some small, privately-owned plants...

Bonnen, C. A. (Clarence Alfred); Magee, A. C. (Aden Combs)

1945-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GM crop escapes into the American wild  

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... to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide (glyphosate), and one resistant to Bayer Crop Science's Liberty herbicide (gluphosinate). They also found some plants that were resistant to both herbicides, ... least one herbicide-resistant transgene (41% were resistant to Roundup and 40% resistant to Liberty). They also found two plants that contained both transgenes. ...

Natasha Gilbert

2010-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving water use in crop production  

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...doi:10.1093/jexbot/49.suppl_1.453 . Ma, X , Fukushima, Y, Liu, C, Wu, X2003A hydrological model application...D2002Selection for reduced carbon isotope discrimination increases aerial biomass and grain yield of rainfed bread wheat. Crop Sci...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Boosting Crop Yields with Plant Steroids  

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...hormones warrant better crops for the XXI century. Ann. Bot. (Lond.) 86 : 441-447...Peerbolte, R., Broekaert, W., and Van Camp, W. (2005). TraitMill: A discovery...stress. Biol. Plant. 48 : 407-411. Van Camp, W. (2005). Yield enhancement genes...

Cécile Vriet; Eugenia Russinova; Christophe Reuzeau

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Features . . . Cover Crop Value to Cotton  

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Features . . . Cotton Cover Crop Value to Cotton Cotton Price and Rotation 32:12 December 2008 #12;Cotton Price and Rotation Agronomy Notes Page 2 Cotton price has been low. Either peanut or soybean should be rotated with cotton, corn, or other grasses. However, with cotton

Watson, Craig A.

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Boosting Crop Yields with Plant Steroids  

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...metabolism processes. Nutritional Quality of Crops and Medicinal Application...increase research efforts to engineer the phytosterol synthesis pathway...The nutritional and seed qualities also constitute important traits...content on the nutritional quality of seeds has yet to be determined...

Cécile Vriet; Eugenia Russinova; Christophe Reuzeau

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing water resources for crop production  

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...by a crop and these were converted into biomass using conversion co- efficients; ew...Measurements of transpiration from Eucal ptus plantation, India. . H drol. 130, 3748. Carter...competition for water while obtaining fuel wood that provides an immediate economic return...

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D1 Fuel Crops Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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D1 Fuel Crops Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: D1 Fuel Crops Ltd Place: London, United Kingdom Zip: SE1 2RE Product: London-based JV between BP and D1 oils focusing on the...

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Impact of commonly used agrochemicals on bacterial diversity in cultivated soils  

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The effects of three selected agrochemicals on bacterial diversity in cultivated soil have been studied. The selected agrochemicals are Cerox (an insecticide), Ceresate and ... heterotrophic bacteria presence and...

J. A. Ampofo; W. Tetteh; M. Bello

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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REGULAR ARTICLE Microbial community assimilation of cover crop  

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microenvironments in alternative and conventional cropping systems Angela Y. Y. Kong & Johan Six Received: 4 October dur- ing the cover crop growing season in long-term conventional (annual synthetic fertilizer (annual composted manure and cover crop additions) maize-tomato sys- tems (Zea mays L.- Lycopersicum

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Agroecological zones and the assessment of crop production potential  

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...and the assessment of crop production potential M. V. K. Sivakumar...and sustainable agricultural production systems to feed the growing...Agroecological ones and crop production potential Table 3. Land use...perennial tree crops (palm oil, rubber, cocoa, coffee) AEZ4 cool...

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High Tunnel Crop Production Tips Lewis W. Jett  

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used for producing a diversity of horticulture crops including vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers the crop from an erratic environment where extremes in temperature, wind, rainfall, pests and light tunnel? High tunnels used for growing horticulture crops commercially are typically 20-30 ft wide and 100

Goodman, Robert M.

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Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 5  

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by processing these crops is produced more efficiently than the ethanol produced by corn. Water hyacinth, a weed that chokes waterways if left to grow uncontrolled, is even more energy efficient as a biomass feedstock, Holtzapple said. In the MixAlco process..., the biomass feedstock, with added mi- croorganisms from sources such as dirt, compost piles and swamps, is treated with lime and then fer- mented to form organic salts. Wa- ter is removed and then the mixture is heated to form ketones, such as acetone, which...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acid accumulating rice Sample Search Results  

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Hydraulic Properties of Rice and the Response of Gas Exchange to Water Stress1 Volker Stiller*, H... (V.S., J.S.S.); and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos,...

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CliCrop: a Crop Water-Stress and Irrigation Demand Model for an Integrated Global Assessment Model Approach  

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This paper describes the use of the CliCrop model in the context of climate change general assessment

Fant, C.A.

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Genetic diversity and species relationships in the Oryza complex and glufosinate tolerance in rice  

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................................................ 14 1-4. Side by side comparison of glufosinate application to red rice and Liberty-LinkTM rice.......................................................... 20 2-1. Color-coded simple sequence length polymorphism (SSLP) data for Oryza.... ................. 82 4-1. Percent of red-rice collected from the various Texas counties that have black-hulls. .................................................................... 92 4-2. MDS of Liberty County red rice samples...

Vaughan, Laura Kelly

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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1132 WWW.CROPS.ORG CROP SCIENCE, VOL. 52, MAYJUNE 2012 While varying regionally, root-feeding plant-parasitic  

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approaches to managing nematode parasitic variability. H. Melakeberhan, Nematologist, Department1132 WWW.CROPS.ORG CROP SCIENCE, VOL. 52, MAY�JUNE 2012 RESEARCH While varying regionally, root and nematicides, developing nematode-resistant crops is a needed alternative management technology (Project GREEEN

Douches, David S.

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Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 95 (2003) 289296 Effects of foraging waterfowl in winter flooded rice fields  

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Valley of California (US). Fifteen winter flooded rice fields along a 105 km long transect, each, such as the Ebro Delta in Spain and the Sacramento Valley in Califor- nia (Fasola and Ru�iz, 1996; Elphick, 2000). In California, rice is grown on some 250,000 ha, located mainly in the Sacramento Valley. Califor- nia rice

van Kessel, Chris

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Celebrate National Pie Day and the successful end of the 201213 Rice United Way Campaign.  

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Celebrate National Pie Day and the successful end of the 2012­13 Rice United Way Campaign. PIE BY THE SLICE: Only $1, while it lasts PIE-BAKING CONTEST: Who will win bragging rights as the best pie baker on the Rice campus? Email kjones@rice.edu to enter. CELEBRITY PIE AUCTION: Bid on pies donated by: City

Alvarez, Pedro J.

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Xanthomonas oryzae pathovars: model pathogens of a model crop.  

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the plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria.of the plant pathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv.pv. oryzae in artificially inoculated and naturally infected rice seeds and plants

Nio-Liu, David O; Ronald, Pamela C; Bogdanove, Adam J

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of mineralogy on potassium dynamics and retention behavior in Bangladesh soils used in rice cropping systems  

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amounts of K were present in all fractions of silts and clays. Potassium concentration was greatest in the coarse clay fraction. High HNO 3 - extractable K suggested that much of the K in soils was from mica interlayers. Acidic soils contained less K... in all fractions than the less weathered, calcareous soils. The clay fractions exhibited mostly mica, vermiculite, smectite and kaolinite. The cation exchange capacity (CEC) of reduced soils was less under oxidized condition, due to collapse...

Biswas, Sumitra Bose

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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For switchgrass cultivated as biofuel in California, invasiveness limited by several steps  

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the opposite is true for bio- fuel crops because selection (five mitigation points along the bio- fuel supply chain, or

DiTomaso, Joseph M; Barney, Jacob N; Mann, J Jeremiah; Kyser, Guy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics | Open  

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Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Jump to: navigation, search Name International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Place India Sector Biofuels Product Biofuels ( Academic / Research foundation ) References International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics is a company located in India . References ↑ "International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=International_Crops_Research_Institute_for_the_Semi_Arid_Tropics&oldid=347036

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Japanese Sugar Cane as a Forage Crop.  

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AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STAT10 N BULLETIN NO. 195 AUGUST, 1916 DIVISION OF AGRONOMY JAPANESE SUGAR CANE AS A FORAGE CROP BY A. H. LEIDIGH, B. S., Agronomist, IN CONSULTATION WITH G. T. McNESS, Superintendent, Substation No. 11, Nacogdoches, and H. H.... LAUDE, B. S., Superintendenr, Substation No. 4, Beaumont I POSTOFFICE: COLLEGE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY, TEXAS AUSTIN, TEXAS VON BOECKMANN-JONES CO., PRINTERS 1916 AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS W. B. BIZZELL, A. hq.. D. C. L...

Leidigh, A. H. (Arthur Henry); McNess, George Thomas; Laude, H. H. (Hilmer Henry)

1916-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Onions and Bunch Crops at Beeville.  

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to market. IRRIGATION AND YIELD TEST. The purpose of this experiment was to determine the re la ti^ cost and yields of irrigated and unirrigated onion crops, with espc cia1 reference to the quantity, cost and value of water require( The plats employed... ....................................... Plant Seed Co ......... ........ Turnip Non Plus Ultra ............... Plant Seed Uo Early Short Top Long Scarlet ... Plant Seed Do ......... Long Black Spanish .................... Plant Seed Cc ......... Turnip Triumph...

Robertson, J. K.; Green, Edward C.

1904-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generating crop calendars with Web search data  

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This paper demonstrates the potential of using Web search volumes for generating crop specific planting and harvesting dates in the USA integrating climatic, social and technological factors affecting crop calendars. Using Google Insights for Search, clear peaks in volume occur at times of planting and harvest at the national level, which were used to derive corn specific planting and harvesting dates at a weekly resolution. Disaggregated to state level, search volumes for corn planting generally are in agreement with planting dates from a global crop calendar dataset. However, harvest dates were less discriminatory at the state level, indicating that peaks in search volume may be blurred by broader searches on harvest as a time of cultural events. The timing of other agricultural activities such as purchase of seed and response to weed and pest infestation was also investigated. These results highlight the future potential of using Web search data to derive planting dates in countries where the data are sparse or unreliable, once sufficient search volumes are realized, as well as the potential for monitoring in real time the response of farmers to climate change over the coming decades. Other potential applications of search volume data of relevance to agronomy are also discussed.

Marijn van der Velde; Linda See; Steffen Fritz; Frank G A Verheijen; Nikolay Khabarov; Michael Obersteiner

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid selection and identification of Miscanthus genotypes with enhanced glucan and xylan yields from hydrothermal pretreatment followed by enzymatic hydrolysis  

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of new energy crops and testing of cultivation conditions.energy crop. Biomass Bioenergy 2000, 8. Pude R: New cultivation

Zhang, Taiying; Wyman, Charles E; Jakob, Katrin; Yang, Bin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wild Rice Electric Coop, Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Rice Electric Coop, Inc Rice Electric Coop, Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Wild Rice Electric Coop, Inc Place Minnesota Utility Id 20639 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png AUTOMATIC YARD LIGHT SERVICE Lighting FARM AND HOME SERVICE - Up to 10 KVA transformer Residential FARM AND HOME SERVICE - Up to 15 KVA transformer Residential FARM AND HOME SERVICE - Up to 25 KVA transformer Residential FARM AND HOME SERVICE - Up to 37.5 KVA transformer Residential FARM AND HOME SERVICE - Up to 50 KVA transformer Residential

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For questions, contact the Rice Alliance at 713.348.3443 Submit form with payment details via fax at 713.348.3110 or mail to: Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Rice University MS-531 P.O. Box 2932 Houston, TX 77252-2932  

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For questions, contact the Rice Alliance at 713.348.3443 · Submit form with payment details via fax at 713.348.3110 or mail to: Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship · Rice University · MS-531 · P.O. Box 2932 · Houston, TX · 77252-2932 Rice Alliance Annual Corporate Underwriter Program 2012

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Discrete Event Modeling of Algae Cultivation and Harvesting at Commercial Scale: Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and System Bottlenecks  

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Discrete Event Modeling of Algae Cultivation and Harvesting at Commercial Scale: Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and System Bottlenecks

Lacey, Ph.D, P.E., Ronald E. [Texas A& M University

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of new short season rice varieties on drying and storage of rough rice in Texas  

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-Values are shown below Coefficients) 28 6. The Comparison of Size D stribution of On-farm Drying and Storage Facilities in 1955 and 1965 39 7. The Comparison of Size Distribution of Commercial and Cooperative Drying and Storage Facilities in 1955 and 1965 42..., On-farm and Off-farm, Coast Prairie of Texas, 1955-65 40 5. Comparison of Rice Production and Storage Capacity at State Level, 1955-65 47 6. Comparison of Rice Production and Storage Capacity at Sector Level, 1955-65 51 7. Comparison of Highest...

Bhagia, Gobind Shewakram

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) | Open Energy Information  

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Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Agriculture Partner: Farm Service Agency Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Biomass, - Biomass Combustion, - Biomass Gasification, - Biomass Pyrolysis, - Biofuels Phase: Develop Finance and Implement Projects Resource Type: Guide/manual User Interface: Website Website: www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap Cost: Free The Biomass Crop Assistance provides financial assistance to offset, for a period of time, the fuel costs for a biomass facility. Overview The Biomass Crop Assistance provides financial assistance to offset, for a period of time, the fuel costs for a biomass facility. The Biomass Crop

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Effects of different irrigation regimes on yield and water use efficiency of cucumber crop  

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Abstract This study was conducted to investigate the effects of four irrigation regimes on yield, growth parameters and water use efficiency of cucumber crop under greenhouse cultivation. A field experiment was carried out at the experimental farm of Palestine Technical University Kadoorie, located at Tulkarm, Palestine. Cucumber seedlings were planted on 14 February 2012 in greenhouse at a rate of 1500 seedlings per 1000 square meters. Four irrigation regimes were examined during the growing period as follows: farmer irrigation (FI), tensiometer based irrigation (TI), irrigation at full \\{ETc\\} data (ETc), and irrigation at 70% of \\{ETc\\} (70% ETc). Plant data were collected during the growing period for evaluating the total yield, plant height, number of harvested fruits per plant, weight of harvested fruits per plant, dry matter of above and under ground parts. The results indicated that the 70% \\{ETc\\} treatment obtained the highest crop yield followed by ETc, FI, and TI treatments, respectively. On average, cucumber yield under 70% \\{ETc\\} treatment was 24%, 6% and 4% higher than that under TI, FI and \\{ETc\\} treatments, respectively. At the end of harvesting stage plant height, above-ground dry matter obtained by 70% \\{ETc\\} treatment was higher than the other treatments. The smallest plant height and dry matter was obtained under TI treatment. Results also indicated that, when using scheduled irrigation methods large amount of water were saved and found to be 139, 104 and 26mm for TI, 70% \\{ETc\\} and \\{ETc\\} treatments, respectively, compared to FI treatment. The highest water use efficiency (WUE) was obtained under 70% \\{ETc\\} treatment followed by ETc, TI and FI treatments, respectively.

M.H. Rahil; A. Qanadillo

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Diurnal variations in methane emission from rice plants  

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of development. The role of the rice plant as the primary methane transport component was examined by comparing emission from intact plants to plants severed above and below the water. No diurnal variations were present in the severed plants and the emission...

Laskowski, Nicholas Aaron

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Imazethapyr: red rice control and resistance, and environmental fate  

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imazethapyr was applied LPOST. Delaying the flood up to 21 DAT reduced rice grain yield for both EPOST and LPOST application timings. Based on enzymatic activity, the mean I50 values were 1.5, 1.1, 1.5, 1.6, 20.8, and 590.6 mM of imazethapyr, respectively...

Avila, Luis Antonio de

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Digital Systems Processing (DSP)  

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collections of sensor data (BIG DATA) Fortunately, over the last decades, there has been an enormous increaseRice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Digital Systems Processing (DSP) Learn more to accommodate: � Larger and higher-dimensional data sets, including high-resolution images and video, volumetric

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RICE UNIVERSITY Pulsed Dye Laser For Excitation Of Strontium  

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RICE UNIVERSITY Pulsed Dye Laser For Excitation Of Strontium by Priya Gupta A Thesis Submitted April, 2004 #12;2 #12;#12;iii ABSTRACT Pulsed Dye Laser For Excitation Of Strontium by Priya Gupta that is used to make ultracold strontium plasma. In order to make ultracold plasma, we cool and trap strontium

Killian, Thomas C.

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RICE UNIVERSITY A Narrow Linewidth Diode Laser System for Strontium  

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RICE UNIVERSITY A Narrow Linewidth Diode Laser System for Strontium Laser Cooling Applications for Strontium Laser Cooling Applications by Sarah B. Nagel The diode laser system for laser cooling on the 1 S0 3 P1 intercombination line of strontium discussed in this thesis allows us to cool and trap

Killian, Thomas C.

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Gasification of rice husk in a cyclone gasifier  

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The experimental results of air gasification of rice husk in the cyclone gasifier were presented at the fuel rate of...3 to 3.11 MJ/Nm3 and the cold gas efficiency decreases from 64% to 31%. However, the tar cont...

Shaozeng Sun; Yijun Zhao; Fengming Su; Feng Ling

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6. Fracture mechanics lead author: J, R. Rice  

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6. Fracture mechanics lead author: J, R. Rice Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University. F. Shih, and the ASME/AMD Technical Committee on Fracture Mechanics, pro- vided by A. S. Argon, S. N, W. D. Stuart, and R. Thomson. 6.0 ABSTRACT Fracture mechanics is an active research field

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Personal energy metering Simon Hay, Andrew Rice and Andy Hopper  

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based on energy and usage data collected over the course of a year. We also studied the addi- tionalPersonal energy metering Simon Hay, Andrew Rice and Andy Hopper {sjeh3,acr31,ah12}@cam.ac.uk Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge 1 Introduction Every day each of us consumes a significant

Cambridge, University of

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Engineering Nanotechnology at Rice University has been huge  

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Materials Engineering Abstract Nanotechnology at Rice University has been huge since the discovery by a revolution in nanotechnology. Solving the world's energy (and climate, and water) challenges will demand revolutionary breakthroughs in the physical sciences and engineering, and nanotechnology offers unprecedented

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Sorption and Degradation of Fipronil in Flooded Anaerobic Rice Soils  

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Sorption and Degradation of Fipronil in Flooded Anaerobic Rice Soils ... The data predicted that fipronil was subject to rapid, reductive degradation or immediate sorption to the soil and any sorbed fipronil desorbed was reductively degraded. ... The reductive metabolite, fipronil sulfide, accumulated over the 184 day duration of the experiment and sorbed rapidly to the soil, where it accumulated and did not appear to degrade. ...

Gregory Doran; Philip Eberbach; Stuart Helliwell

2009-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice consumption contributes to arsenic exposure in US women  

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...arsenic exposure derived from household tap water intake...two national surveys, non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and those...to consume rice than non-Hispanic whites; members...of water samples from their household (i.e., kitchen) tap...

Diane Gilbert-Diamond; Kathryn L. Cottingham; Joann F. Gruber; Tracy Punshon; Vicki Sayarath; A. Jay Gandolfi; Emily R. Baker; Brian P. Jackson; Carol L. Folt; Margaret R. Karagas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather-based forecasts of California crop yields  

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Crop yield forecasts provide useful information to a range of users. Yields for several crops in California are currently forecast based on field surveys and farmer interviews, while for many crops official forecasts do not exist. As broad-scale crop yields are largely dependent on weather, measurements from existing meteorological stations have the potential to provide a reliable, timely, and cost-effective means to anticipate crop yields. We developed weather-based models of state-wide yields for 12 major California crops (wine grapes, lettuce, almonds, strawberries, table grapes, hay, oranges, cotton, tomatoes, walnuts, avocados, and pistachios), and tested their accuracy using cross-validation over the 1980-2003 period. Many crops were forecast with high accuracy, as judged by the percent of yield variation explained by the forecast, the number of yields with correctly predicted direction of yield change, or the number of yields with correctly predicted extreme yields. The most successfully modeled crop was almonds, with 81% of yield variance captured by the forecast. Predictions for most crops relied on weather measurements well before harvest time, allowing for lead times that were longer than existing procedures in many cases.

Lobell, D B; Cahill, K N; Field, C B

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Chengci Chen, Ph.D. Professor of Agronomy (Cropping Systems)  

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-based crop rotations. Agron. J. 104:215-224. Chen, C., G. Han, H. He, and M. Westcott. 2011. Yield, protein

Dyer, Bill

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Heavy metals in wild rice from northern Wisconsin  

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Wild rice grain samples from various parts of the world have been found to have elevated concentrations of heavy metals, raising concern for potential effects on human health. It was hypothesized that wild rice from north-central Wisconsin could potentially have elevated concentrations of some heavy metals because of possible exposure to these elements from the atmosphere or from water and sediments. In addition, no studies of heavy metals in wild rice from Wisconsin had been performed, and a baseline study was needed for future comparisons. Wild rice plants were collected from four areas in Bayfield, Forest, Langlade, Oneida, Sawyer and Wood Counties in September, 1997 and 1998 and divided into four plant parts for elemental analyses: roots, stems, leaves and seeds. A total of 194 samples from 51 plants were analyzed across the localities, with an average of 49 samples per part depending on the element. Samples were cleaned of soil, wet digested, and analyzed by ICP for Ag, As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mg, Pb, Se and Zn. Roots contained the highest concentrations of Ag, As, Cd, Cr, Hg, Pb, and Se. Copper was highest in both roots and seeds, while Zn was highest just in seeds. Magnesium was highest in leaves. Seed baseline ranges for the 10 elements were established using the 95% confidence intervals of the medians. Wild rice plants from northern Wisconsin had normal levels of the nutritional elements Cu, Mg and Zn in the seeds. Silver, Cd, Hg, Cr, and Se were very low in concentration or within normal limits for food plants. Arsenic and Pb, however, were elevated and could pose a problem for human health. The pathway for As, Hg and Pb to the plants could be atmospheric.

James P. Bennett; Esteban Chiriboga; John Coleman; Donald M. Waller

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agronomic Suitability of Bioenergy Crops in Mississippi  

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In Mississippi, some questions need to be answered about bioenergy crops: how much suitable land is available? How much material can that land produce? Which production systems work best in which scenarios? What levels of inputs will be required for productivity and longterm sustainability? How will the crops reach the market? What kinds of infrastructure will be necessary to make that happen? This publication helps answer these questions: ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ Which areas in the state are best for bioenergy crop production? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How much could these areas produce sustainably? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How can bioenergy crops impact carbon sequestration and carbon credits? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How will these crops affect fertilizer use and water quality? ???????????????????????????????¢?????????????

Lemus, Rocky; Baldwin, Brian; Lang, David

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modular Extrapolation Approach for Crop LCA MEXALCA: Global Warming Potential of Different Crops and its Relationship to the Yield  

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MEXALCA (Modular EXtrapolation of Agricultural LCA) extrapolates crop inventory data and impacts from an original country inventory to all producing countries worldwide. This allows estimates of worldwide mean...

Thomas Nemecek; Karin Weiler

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Satsumaimo, the Japanese Sweet Potato  

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sweet potato. Back in the mid-18th century, rice crops failed which was bad. Then a man named Aoko Konyo began cultivating satsumaimo plants. They quickly became wildly popular. From the 1920s to the 1980s, the Showa period, peddlers sold roasted sweet...

Hacker, Randi

2013-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of GHG emissions of biomethane from energy cereal crops in Umbria, Italy  

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Abstract Biomethane from energy crops is a renewable energy carrier and therefore it potentially contributes to climate change mitigation. However, significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from cultivation and processing must be considered. Among those, the production and use of nitrogen fertilizers, the resulting nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, the methane emissions from digestate storage and the energy consumption of the biogas plant are crucial factors. In the present paper an integrated life cycle assessment (LCA) of GHG emissions from biomethane production is carried out, taking into account own measurements and experience data from a modern biogas plant located in Umbria, Italy. The study is also focused on the electricity consumption of the biogas plant, assessing the specific absorption power of each machinery. The analysis is based on the methodology defined by the European Union Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC (RED). The main result is that the biomethane chain exceeds the minimum value of GHG saving (35%) mainly due to the open storage of digestate. However by varying the system, using heat and electricity from a biogas CHP plant and covering digestate storage tank, a reduction of 68.9% could be obtained.

C. Buratti; M. Barbanera; F. Fantozzi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Screening, Growth Medium Optimisation and Heterotrophic Cultivation of Microalgae for Biodiesel Production  

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This article presents a study on screening of microalgal strains from the Peking University Algae Collection and heterotrophic cultivation for biodiesel production of a selected microalgal strain. Among...Chlorel...

Zongchao Jia; Ying Liu; Maurycy Daroch; Shu Geng

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultivation of maize landraces by small-scale shade coffee farmers in western El Salvador  

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Cultivation of maize landraces by small-scale shade coffee farmers in western El Salvador Meryl of small-scale shade coffee farmers in western El Salvador. We conducted household interviews and focus

Vermont, University of

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Chlorella minutissimaA Promising Fuel Alga for Cultivation in Municipal Wastewaters  

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It is imperative to slash the cost of algal oil to less than $50bbl?1 for successful algal biofuel production. Use of municipal wastewater for algal cultivation could obviate the need for freshwater and the nutr...

Ashish Bhatnagar; Monica Bhatnagar

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reclamation of Abandoned Shrimp Pond Soils in Southern Thailand for Cultivation of Mauritius Grass (Brachiaria mutica)  

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A study on soil reclamation for cultivation of Mauritius grass was conducted on soils obtained from abandoned shrimp ponds at Ranote District, Songkhla Province, southern Thailand. A glass house experiment on ...

P. Towatana; C. Voradej; N. Leeraphante

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy dissipation in photosystem 2 complexes of peanut leaves subjected to light pulses  

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To increase crop yields, intercropping agricultural cultivation approach (IACA) and relay cropping agricultural cultivation approach (RACA) were introduced into cultivation of peanut (Arachis hypogaca...L.), one ...

Xin-Guo Li; Feng Guo; Jing-Jing Meng; Sha Yang; Shang-Jing Guo

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production of Recombinant Miraculin Using Transgenic Tomatoes in a Closed Cultivation System  

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Although tomatoes have been cultivated in the field and in greenhouses by many methods, their yield is affected by weather conditions. ... In the greenhouse, the stress of tomatoes from the environment such as light intensity, temperature, and humidity, etc. not only varies with the time of day but also differs between each individual tomato fruit. ... However, the high running cost in this cultivation system compared to that of the netted greenhouse was mainly due to electric powered artificial lighting and air conditioning. ...

Tadayoshi Hirai; Go Fukukawa; Hideo Kakuta; Naoya Fukuda; Hiroshi Ezura

2010-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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2012 Cropping Strategies: Split-Pivot Systems to  

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;Cropping With Less Water Irrigating less vs. irrigating more efficiently-- Over the past 20 years what we it! #12;Do you need re-evaluate pre-plant irrigation? Water use efficiency of preplant irrigation the advantages of increased water use efficiency Once the crop is established, at some point we can

Behmer, Spencer T.

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Chapter 4 - Production Technology for Bioenergy Crops and Trees  

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Abstract New technologies for producing energy crops and trees based on fundamental studies have been developed to improve self-sufficiency in food and feed supplies in addition to achieving sustainable natural resources. Energy crops and trees with improved leaf growth, light interception of crop canopy, photosynthetic rate, lodging resistance, and saccharification efficiency of lignocellulose, among many other traits, need to be explored. DNA marker-assisted selection using genome information has been developed as a powerful tool for breeding new bioenergy crops and trees. In this chapter, the concept and basic technologies for producing biomass from herbaceous energy crops and trees, ecophysiological characteristics for high yield and biomass production, genetic analyses of the traits responsible for biomass production, and molecular breeding for improving these traits are discussed. The definitions of herbaceous energy crops for the first and second generations, agronomy and breeding technology for these crops are explained. Recent studies on woody cell wall formation and genetic improvements associated with biomass saccharification in energy crops and woods are introduced.

Tadashi Hirasawa; Taiichiro Ookawa; Shinya Kawai; Ryo Funada; Shinya Kajita

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING IN WISCONSIN  

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1 ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING IN WISCONSIN Ashleigh Arledge Keene Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI October 2010 Production and processing of which is exported to Asia. ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROPS Production and processing of Wisconsin

Radeloff, Volker C.

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Energy Crops and their Implications on Surface Energy  

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Energy Crops and their Implications on Surface Energy and Water Balance Yang Song Rahul Barman Phenological differences Variation in water and thermal energy consumption #12;Objectives Examine potential crops on energy and water balance Temporal and spatial patterns of · Evapotranspiration · Radiation

Jain, Atul K.

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Toward cropping systems that enhance productivity and sustainability  

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...readily available carbon and energy for Pythium species...California and tomatoes in Florida. Plant breeding...of food, fiber, and fuel crops globally...the same planting rate and date, crop rotation...save soil, time, and fuel. The availability of...

R. James Cook

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water footprint assessment of crop production in Shaanxi, China  

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#12;i Water footprint assessment of crop production in Shaanxi, China Bachelor Thesis Civil, Yangling, China Keywords: Agricultural crops, water footprint, Shaanxi province, CROPWAT #12;ii #12;iii ABSTRACT The water footprint, introduced by professor A.Y. Hoekstra, is an indicator of freshwater use

Vellekoop, Michel

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Translational genomics of Vegetable Crops Las Vegas, NV  

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Translational genomics of Vegetable Crops Las Vegas, NV July 21, 2005 David Francis and Allen Van Deynze At the recent ASHS meetings in Las Vegas, a workshop "Translational Genomics of Vegetable Crops interventions" (Minna and Gazdar, 1996). In applied plant science, "translational genomics" implies

Douches, David S.

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VEE-0035 - In the Matter of Rice Oil Company, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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35 - In the Matter of Rice Oil Company, Inc. 35 - In the Matter of Rice Oil Company, Inc. VEE-0035 - In the Matter of Rice Oil Company, Inc. On October 22, 1996, Rice Oil Company, Inc. (Rice) of Greenfield, Massachusetts filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). In its Application, Rice requests that it be relieved of the requirement to file Form EIA-782B, entitled "Resellers/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report" (Form EIA- 782B), and Form EIA-821, entitled "Annual Fuel Oil and Kerosene Sales Report". vee0035.pdf More Documents & Publications VEE-0082 - In the Matter of Fleischli Oil Company VEE-0085 - In the Matter of Smith Brothers Gas Company VEE-0066 - In the Matter of Taylor Oil Company

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Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops | Department of Energy  

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Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops December 9, 2009 - 11:12am Addthis Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? Utilizing sites in Nevada that are currently used as buffers around roads for biofuel production instead could meet up to 22 percent of the state's energy requirements. That's 11 times the energy the state currently produces from biomass. Nebraska is known for its rolling cornfields in America's heartland, and agriculture is so thick in the state that people there can smell the fresh produce in the air. Many more in the U.S. might end up tasting the hearty vegetables as well. But one concern about new technologies that use crops for fuel is that those crops, and the land on which they're grown,

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Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system | National Nuclear Security  

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Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system | National Nuclear Security Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system Home > content > Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system Crops reap benefits of Pantex irrigation system

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Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops | Department of Energy  

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Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops Nebraska shows potential to produce biofuel crops December 9, 2009 - 11:12am Addthis Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? Utilizing sites in Nevada that are currently used as buffers around roads for biofuel production instead could meet up to 22 percent of the state's energy requirements. That's 11 times the energy the state currently produces from biomass. Nebraska is known for its rolling cornfields in America's heartland, and agriculture is so thick in the state that people there can smell the fresh produce in the air. Many more in the U.S. might end up tasting the hearty vegetables as well. But one concern about new technologies that use crops for fuel is that those crops, and the land on which they're grown,

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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands in the United States: An  

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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands bioenergy crops grown on marginal lands in the United States. Two broadly tested cellulosic crops June 2014 Introduction Bioenergy, an important renewable energy produced from biological materials

Zhuang, Qianlai

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Langages Formels, Calculabilite et Complexite Exercice 1: Theor`eme de Rice  

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TD 8 Langages Formels, Calculabilit´e et Complexit´e Exercice 1: Th´eor`eme de Rice Le th´eor`eme de Rice ne dit pas que tout probl`eme sur les machines de Turing (MT) est ind´ecidable; ce th´eor langages ne sont pas r´ecursivement ´enum´erable directement sans utiliser le th´eor`eme de Rice. d) Sans

Fouque, Pierre-Alain

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May 27, 1996 Paul Gepts 1 The Crop of the DayThe Crop of the Day  

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://monsterbit.com/touch/greentea.html: Touchstone - Green tea http://newcrop.hort.purdue.edu/hort/newcrops/Crops/Tea: New Crops (Purdue U.): Tea million lbs. ­ green: 12 ­ oolong: 2 ­ jasmine: 0.5 Biggest suppliers? Argentina (33% of black tea), China. Three types of tea derived from Camellia sinensis: green, black, and oolong tea. ­ For green tea, leaves

Gepts, Paul

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Arsenic species in raw and cooked rice: Implications for human health in rural Bengal  

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Abstract This study compares the concentrations of total and different species of arsenic (As) in 29 pairs of raw and cooked rice samples collected from households in an area of West Bengal affected by endemic arsenicism. The aim is to investigate the effects of indigenous cooking practice of the rural villagers on As accumulation and speciation in cooked rice. It is found that inorganic As is the predominant species in both raw (93.8%) and cooked rice (88.1%). Cooking of rice with water low in As (health threat (in terms of chronic As toxicity) to the study population.

Dipti Halder; Ashis Biswas; Zdenka lejkovec; Debashis Chatterjee; Jerome Nriagu; Gunnar Jacks; Prosun Bhattacharya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of temperature and time on the mechanical properties of lightly milled rice  

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as the temperature or the relative humidity of the environment, changes. Researchers have shown that the rice kernel may fissue during the process of moisture adsorption or desorption from the atmosphere. Kik (1951) stated that cracks may be present... checking. Rice Journal 57(5):16-18. Hogan, J. T. , R. A. Larkin and M. N. NacMasters. 1954. X-ray and photomicrographic examination of rice. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 2(24):1235-1239. Kik, M. C. 1951. Nutritive studies of rice...

Maa, Tsorng-Jong

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Lignin and carbon transformation in roots of maize and mixed perennial biofuel crops.  

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??Perennial species are being explored as biofuel crops alternative to maize. In this study, fertilized and unfertilized mixed perennial prairie crops were compared with a (more)

Rivas, Fritzie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - annual traditional crops Sample Search...  

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What Will Change Supply... Demand of Biofuels? Traditional Crops Perennials Changing Markets Higher Market Values More Land Use 12... cropping land area of 3.7 billion...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affecting lilium crops Sample Search Results  

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production Summary: affect the quality of energy crops, and so do not need to be treated. Recycling wastewater and other... ways to increase biomass production from energy crops...

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MODELING SITE SUITABILITY FOR ESTABLISHING DEDICATED ENERGY CROPS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY.  

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??Dedicated energy crops have the potential to supply a sustainable biomass feedstock to support the bioenergy industry. However, a major constraint for promoting energy crops (more)

Nepal, Sandhya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecological, Economic and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture  

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A&M University, conducted a two-year research project entitled Ecological, Economic, and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture. This project was sponsored by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI). Principal investigators were Dr... variability in which some farmers have consistently produced valuable output and made significant profits. In addition to farming, ricelands are used for recreational hunting and bird watching. Landowners earn some income by leasing their land to hunters...

Alston, Letitia T.; Lacher, Thomas E.; Slack, R. Douglas; Vedlitz, Arnold; Woodward, Richard T.; Franklin, James C.; Canzoneri, Nicole; Conkey, April Ann Torres; Cowman, Deborah F.; Harris, Jeanine; Henry, April; Kennedy, Elizabeth; Krohn, Michelle R.; Mizell, Kelly; Nicholson, Jill; Tierce, Kelly; Wui, Yong-Sukh

2013-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of encapsulated calcium carbide on dinitrogen, nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide emissions from flooded rice  

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The efficiency of N use in flooded rice is usually low, chiefly due to gaseous losses. Emission of CH4, a gas implicated in global warming, can also be substantial in flooded rice. In a greenhouse study, the nitr...

K. F. Bronson; A. R. Mosier

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production Practices for Irrigated Crops on the High Plains.  

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of the farms are equipped with row-crop tractors. Some farmers who grow wheat extensively on heavy soils also own wheatland type tractors. Of the row-crop tractors in use, approximately 55 percent were equipped for 4-row work and 45 percent for 2-row work...). Prior to 1949, none of the cotton on cooperating farms was defoliated. Eleven percent of the acreage was defoliated during 1949 in preparation for machine stripping. Labor and Bower Requirements Cotton was produced entirely with row-crop tractors...

Bonnen, C. A.; McArthur, W. C.; Magee, A. C.; Hughes, W.F.

1953-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Canopy hot-spot as crop identifier  

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Illuminating any reflective rough or structured surface by a directional light source results in an angular reflectance distribution that shows a narrow peak in the direction of retro-reflection. This is called the Heiligenschein or hot-spot of vegetation canopies and is caused by mutual shading of leaves. The angular intensity distribution of the hot-spot, its brightness and slope, are therefore indicators of the plant's geometry. We propose the use of hot-spot characteristics as crop identifiers in satellite remote sensing because the canopy hot-spot carries information about plant stand architecture that is more distinctive for different plant species than, for instance, their spectral reflectance characteristics. A simple three-dimensional Monte Carlo/ray tracing model and an analytic two-dimensional model are developed to estimate the angular distribution of the hot-spot as a function of the size of the plant leaves. The results show that the brightness-distribution and slope of the hot-spot change distinctively for different leaf sizes indicating a much more peaked maximum for the smaller leaves.

Gerstl, S.A.W.; Simmer, C.; Powers, B.J.

1986-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Alliance Annual Corporate Underwriter Program 2011 2012 Academic Year July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012  

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Rice Alliance Annual Corporate Underwriter Program 2011 ­ 2012 Academic Year · July 1, 2011 to June Underwriter · Contribution: $ 5,000 UNDERWRITER BENEFITS: · Recognition at all Rice Alliance events throughout the year as an underwriter Over 26,000 individuals have attended Rice Alliance events Recognition

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EIS-0481: Engineered High Energy Crop Programs Programmatic Environmental  

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1: Engineered High Energy Crop Programs Programmatic 1: Engineered High Energy Crop Programs Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0481: Engineered High Energy Crop Programs Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Summary This Programmatic EIS (PEIS) will evaluate the potential environmental impacts of implementing one or more programs to catalyze the deployment of engineered high energy crops (EHECs). A main component of the proposed EHEC programs would be providing financial assistance to funding recipients, such as research institutions, independent contract growers, or commercial entities, for field trials to evaluate the performance of EHECs. Confined field trials may range in size and could include development-scale (up to 5 acres), pilot-scale (up to 250 acres), or demonstration-scale (up to 15,000

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Erratum to: Crop Residue Considerations for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Supplies  

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Two regrettable errors occurred in citing a critical funding source for the multi-location research summarized in the 2014 article entitled Crop Residue Considerations for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Supplie...

Douglas L. Karlen; Jane M. F. Johnson

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Reducing crop injury from soil-applied herbicides  

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the rotational crop can be seeded Labeled Rotation Restriction Herbicide Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas Canola, Mustard ­ Oilseeds = canola, flax, sunflower, camelina ­ Pulses = pea, lentil, chickpea, fenugreek ­ Cereals = spring

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The Bacterial Pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae Overcomes Rice Defenses by Regulating Host Copper Redistribution  

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...Cu in Rice-Xoo Interaction. Each data point represents the mean (four replicates for...Responses to Xoo Infection. Each data point represents mean (five replicates for lesion...as a resistant allele against PXO99 in Indian rice variety BJ1 (Ogawa et al., 1987...

Meng Yuan; Zhaohui Chu; Xianghua Li; Caiguo Xu; Shiping Wang

2010-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on a brittle stem mutant of rice, Oryza sativa L. ; characterization of lignin fractions,  

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Studies on a brittle stem mutant of rice, Oryza sativa L. ; characterization of lignin fractions 78850 Thiverva!-Grignon SUMMARY Lignin fractions, associated p-coumaric and ferulic acids and polysaccharides have been characterized in the straw and in three lignin fractions isolated from the rice cultivar

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Responses of High Biomass Rice (Oryza sativa L.) to Various Abiotic Stresses  

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Rice produces a lot of biomass which is an important trait in increasing grain yield and it is a potential feedstock for bioenergy production. High biomass rice is important to meet the growing demands of grains and biomass for food, fodder and bio...

Kondhia, Aditi Nitinkumar

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and Simulation of an Open Core Down-Draft Moving Bed Rice Husk Gasifier  

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Recently we developed a new type of open core moving bed rice husk gasifier for small scale application. Here, we...T rate of the rice husk was varied in the range of 50-300 kg/m2.h. and the air velocity from 50 ...

R. K. Manurung; A. A. C. M. Beenackers

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Hall serves collaborative researchers throughout the Engineering School and across  

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Rice Hall serves collaborative researchers throughout the Engineering School and across Grounds promotes new curricula and facilitate research areas such as distance learning, energy conservation and distributed multimedia. Rice Hall serves as a "living lab" where faculty and students can measure and improve

Acton, Scott

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RESEARCH OF RICE-QUALITY BASED ON COMPUTER VISION AND NEAR INFRARED  

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RESEARCH OF RICE-QUALITY BASED ON COMPUTER VISION AND NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY RuoKui Chang 1 was put forward based on near infrared(NIR) spectral technology. The NIR spectra were acquired from 13 grade of the unknown kinds of rice in the future. Key words: near-infrared spectroscopy; appearance

Boyer, Edmond

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Optimal Cropping Strategies Considering Risk: Texas Trans-Pecos.  

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trials. The EPIC (Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator) generalized crop growth model, originally developed by the U.S. Department of Agricul ture (Williams et al., 1984a), was used to develop yield distribu tions for selected row crops and various... ous facets of this study. Their contributions added greatly to the depth and scope of this effort. Numerous other individuals contributed valuable time and energy. James (Jimmy) Williams of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Blacklands Research...

Ellis, John R.; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Moore, Jaroy; Richardson, James

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Crop Rotation in the Blackland Region of Central Texas.  

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declining. The almost continuous cropping of these soils to cotton year after year without much, if any, effort being made to maintain or increase their productiveness by the use of fertilizers and manures, crop rotations, or the prevention of soil... washing, has resulted in a reduction in the productiveness of a region once thought to be inexhaustible in its fertility. The use of fertilizers has not been successful in restoring these soils to / their original productivness. Rotation or changing...

Reynolds, E. B. (Elbert Brunner); Killough, D. T. (David Thornton)

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Abstract: Development and Deployment of a Short Rotation Woody Crops Harvesting System Based on a Case New Holland Forage Harvester and SRC Woody Crop Header  

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This abstract highlights a project that will develop a single pass cut and chip harvesting system for short rotation woody crops that will improve the harvesting and logistic costs of processing woody crops.

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Using Legumes to Enhance Sustainability of Sorghum Cropping Systems in the East Texas Pineywoods Ecoregion: Impacts on Soil Nitrogen, Soil Carbon, and Crop Yields  

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bicolor (L.) Moench], high-biomass sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench], and annual forage cropping systems. These studies quantified legume soil moisture usage and C and N contributions to the soil and subsequent crop yields in East Texas. Primary...

Neely, Clark B

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Life Cycle Assessment of Biodiesel Production from Microalgae Oil: Effect of Algae Species and Cultivation System  

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Different microalgae are widely studied as alternative sources for biodiesel production. They show higher oil productivity values (per area) than oilseed crops and are not used for food industry. For the evalu...

Javier Dufour; Jovita Moreno

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of CO2 and salinity on the cultivation of Scenedesmus obliquus for biodiesel production  

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Biodiesel is a renewable and environmental friendly energy...via...tranesterification from various oil crops such as soy bean, sunflower, palm, and algae. In this work, the microalgae Scenedesmus obliquus, S. arm...

Pakawadee Kaewkannetra; Prayoon Enmak

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANALYSIS doi:10.1038/nature10452 Solutions for a cultivated planet  

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, the situ- ation may worsen as food prices experience shocks from market specu- lation, bioenergy crop (especially meat consumption), and increasing bioenergy use1­4,8,9 , unless there are dramatic changes

Minnesota, University of

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A cytochrome P450 regulates a domestication trait in cultivated tomato  

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Knaapa,3 a Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University/Ohio Agricultural light on the molecular basis of fruit mass, a key domestication trait in tomato and other fruit

van der Knaap, Esther

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Declining Cotton Cultivation in Maricopa County, Arizona: An Examination of Macro and Micro-Scale Driving Forces*  

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Declining Cotton Cultivation in Maricopa County, Arizona: An Examination of Macro and Micro-Scale Driving Forces* Abstract Once the dominant location of cotton cultivation within the state of Arizona within the regional agricultural economy. The dramatic decline in cotton over the last nine years has

Hall, Sharon J.

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The effect of cranberry cultivation and restoration on nutrient uptake, cycling, and decomposition in three streams on Cape Cod  

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, cranberry cultivation, restoration Introduction Humans manipulate and alter whole ecosystems in order, and are necessary to maintaining a healthy environment. They link aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, and filterThe effect of cranberry cultivation and restoration on nutrient uptake, cycling, and decomposition

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RAPID FUSION METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF PLUTONIUM ISOTOPES IN LARGE RICE SAMPLES  

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A new rapid fusion method for the determination of plutonium in large rice samples has been developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, SC, USA) that can be used to determine very low levels of plutonium isotopes in rice. The recent accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in March, 2011 reinforces the need to have rapid, reliable radiochemical analyses for radionuclides in environmental and food samples. Public concern regarding foods, particularly foods such as rice in Japan, highlights the need for analytical techniques that will allow very large sample aliquots of rice to be used for analysis so that very low levels of plutonium isotopes may be detected. The new method to determine plutonium isotopes in large rice samples utilizes a furnace ashing step, a rapid sodium hydroxide fusion method, a lanthanum fluoride matrix removal step, and a column separation process with TEVA Resin? cartridges. The method can be applied to rice sample aliquots as large as 5 kg. Plutonium isotopes can be determined using alpha spectrometry or inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). The method showed high chemical recoveries and effective removal of interferences. The rapid fusion technique is a rugged sample digestion method that ensures that any refractory plutonium particles are effectively digested. The MDA for a 5 kg rice sample using alpha spectrometry is 7E-5 mBq g{sup -1}. The method can easily be adapted for use by ICP-MS to allow detection of plutonium isotopic ratios.

Maxwell, S.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS mapping of rice straw residue for bioenergy purpose in a rural area of Assam, India  

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Abstract Agricultural residues are a promising source of biomass energy. However, agricultural residues are seasonally available and loosely distributed over large geographical areas and hence require spatio-temporal assessment. Satellite image is a handy input for such assessment and high resolution image could increase the preciseness of estimation. In the present study, rice cropland is mapped using high resolution WorldView-2 satellite image in a rural area of Assam, India. The rice cropland map in combination with agricultural statistics is then analyzed in GIS in order to assess rice straw availability for potential bioenergy generation. About 54% land of study area belongs to rice cropland, which can contribute 5360 tonnes surplus rice straw per annum (equivalent to 83,296GJ). Potential electric power capacity from the surplus rice straw in the study area is 523.50kW. However, at individual village level the potential varies from 4.45kW to 28.69kW. Considering the power crisis in India, the findings of this work are expected to assist policy makers and biomass energy developers in decision making process. Particularly, this paper generated information on village level rice straw residue availability and subsequently potential electric power capacity. Such information is limited in the India expect for few states.

Moonmoon Hiloidhari; D.C. Baruah

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract Cultivated tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) encompass a wide range of fruit shape and size variants.  

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Abstract Cultivated tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) encompass a wide range of fruit shape and size variants. This variation can be used to genetically dissect the mo- lecular basis of ovary and fruit morphology. The cultivar Long John displays an extremely elongated fruit pheno- type, while the wild relative

van der Knaap, Esther

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Abstract Cultivated tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculen-tum) encompass a wide range of fruit size and shape  

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Abstract Cultivated tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculen- tum) encompass a wide range of fruit size of ovary and fruit development. One fruit shape variant is displayed by the cultivar Sun 1642 (TA491). TA491 has an elongated fruit phenotype, while the wild relative L. pimpinellifolium LA1589 produces

van der Knaap, Esther

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High-yielding traits of heavy panicle varieties under triangle planting geometry: A new plant spatial configuration for hybrid rice in China  

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Abstract Triangle planting geometry (TPG) is a new rice arrangement mode, whereby plants form a dense intra-hill, sparse inter-hill group structure. This allows them to have more spatial options, thus avoiding excessive infra-hill competition when compared to conventional row configurations. However, there is limited information on how TPG might affect rice production, especially for newly-bred varieties featuring a heavy panicle size (5g panicle?1). This study was conducted to evaluate grain yield performance and yield component changes of heavy panicle varieties under TPG. Moreover, to identify any promising agronomy traits and population structural features that might explain the difference in yield performance as well as to probe whether the high-yielding performance of TPG is reproducible in other circumstances. In 2012, Eryou498 (a heavy panicle variety) was grown under four planting geometries (PGs) in two fields that had similar soil fertility, but that were conducted with either conventional tillage or zero-tillage systems. In 2013, two heavy panicle varieties and two medium panicle varieties (25g panicle?1) were grown under three \\{PGs\\} in two ecological regions. Grain yield and effective panicles were significantly affected by both variety and PG. A significant interaction of PG and variety was seen on grain yield, but the high-yielding performance of TPG was consistent with all varieties. Sufficient total spikelets were the basis of achieving a high grain yield. Effective panicles predominantly attributed to total spikelets across all four experiments. Robust spikelets were crucial when grain yield was at a high level. Heavy panicle varieties and TPG showed some similar high-yielding traits. These included rapid crop growth rate (CGR) during the two weeks before full heading, plenty non-structural carbohydrate (NSC) accumulated at full heading, mass NSC output in two weeks after full heading, and high radiation use efficiency (RUE). Rice under TPG presented a more compact top three leaves as well as more stretched lower leaves when compared to other PGs. Overall, all leaves of heavy panicle varieties were more stretched than those found in medium ones. Heavy panicle varieties accumulated more nitrogen (N) in leaves from elongation to 30 days after full heading while PG showed no significant effect on leaf N concentration during the late grain-filling period. These results suggest that the high-yielding performance of TPG is reproducible in other circumstances. The combination of TPG and heavy panicle varieties is advantageous, allowing for a more efficient canopy structure for heavy panicle varieties and a more robust photosynthetic ability at late grain-filling period under TPG.

Zhiyuan Yang; Na Li; Jun Ma; Yongjian Sun; Hui Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The hydrogeochemistry of pond and rice field recharge : implications for the arsenic contaminated aquifers in Bangladesh  

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The shallow aquifers in Bangladesh, which provide drinking water for millions and irrigation water for innumerable rice fields, are severely contaminated with geogenic arsenic. Water mass balance calculations show that ...

Neumann, Rebecca B

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relationship between Ultraviolet-B Sensitivity and Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Photorepair in Rice  

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......or photorepair, at least three independent experiments were car- ried out. The data taken from these experiments were averaged...Sutherland, B. M. (2000) UV-sensitive Norin 1 rice contains defective cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer photolyase. Plant Cell 12: 15691578......

Jun Hidema; Il-Kyung Song; Tadashi Sato; Tadashi Kumagai

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A novel semidwarf mutant 02428ha in rice is caused by reduced gibberellin sensitivity  

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The rice (Oryza sativa L.) elongated uppermost internode (eui) gene effectively results in a recessive tall plant type. In eui background, we found a mutant 02428ha that exhibited a semidwarf phenotype. Because s...

Suobing Zhang; Renxiao Chen; Ling Zhao; Zhen Zhu

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interaction between the eui gene and thermo-sensitive genic male sterility in rice  

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Panicle enclosure is a typical phenotype of almost all male-sterile rice lines. An elongated uppermost internode (eui) mutant exhibited notably rapid elongation of the uppermost internode at the heading stage; th...

Manzhong Liang; Lixi Deng; Junfei Liu; Anna He; Liangbi Chen

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Company Summary Comment Example RPI NYS Walmart Rice 1 Line Pitch Explain your venture in 140  

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Company Summary Comment Example RPI NYS Walmart Rice 1 Line Pitch Explain your venture in 140 Members Advisors Previous Investors Elevator Pitch 60 second pitch. Do this at the end. Contact Name x x x

Linhardt, Robert J.

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Carol A. Rice, Ph.D., R.N. Professor and Extension Health Specialist  

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Anthrax Carol A. Rice, Ph.D., R.N. Professor and Extension Health Specialist The following cause dangerous infections, they produce a far more dangerous substance in the body. This substance

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Genetic analysis and QTL mapping for grain chalkiness characteristics of brown rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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Grain chalkiness is one of the important appearance qualities in rice marketing. But it is a complex trait, controlled by polygenes and easily influenced by the environment. Genetic analysis and QTL detection ...

Yang Qin; Suk-Man Kim; Jae-Keun Sohn

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Submergence Tolerance Regulator SUB1A Mediates Crosstalk between Submergence and Drought Tolerance in Rice  

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...economizing carbohydrate reserves and significantly...Approximately 30% of the worlds rice (Oryza sativa...economizing carbohydrate reserves to enable development...suppression of the energy-consuming escape...promotes consumption of energy reserves, but SUB1A restricts...

Takeshi Fukao; Elaine Yeung; Julia Bailey-Serres

2011-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Interactive Crop Management in the Community Earth System Model (CESM1): Seasonal Influences on LandAtmosphere Fluxes  

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The Community Earth System Model, version 1 (CESM1) is evaluated with two coupled atmosphereland simulations. The CTRL (control) simulation represents crops as unmanaged grasses, while CROP represents a crop managed simulation that includes ...

Samuel Levis; Gordon B. Bonan; Erik Kluzek; Peter E. Thornton; Andrew Jones; William J. Sacks; Christopher J. Kucharik

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward cropping systems that enhance productivity and sustainability  

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...today's global commodity markets, farm businesses have had...related crops, such as different market classes of wheat and barley. The efficiencies...little as one-fourth as much diesel fuel (?5 liters/tonne...four times the amount of diesel must be visualized in terms...

R. James Cook

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LIBERTY TOLERANT COTTON: WEED CONTROL AND CROP TOLERANCE Brent Burns  

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LIBERTY TOLERANT COTTON: WEED CONTROL AND CROP TOLERANCE Brent Burns Texas Tech University Lubbock Acres planted with herbicide-tolerant cotton varieties have steadily increased since their introduction in 1995. Recently, the bar gene was introduced into Coker 312 cotton plants for tolerance to Liberty

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Crop Production Variability and U.S. Ethanol Mandates  

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projection model Iowa State University and the University of Missouri FASOM Forest and Agricultural Sector Optimization Model GAMS General Algebraic Modeling System GDP Gross Domestic Product GHG Greenhouse Gas NASS National Agricultural Statistics... Figure 11. 2015 U.S. corn price given 2012 drought sensitivity to marginal decreases in crop ethanol mandates ............................................................... 65 Figure 12. An empirical distribution of yearly corn production...

Jones, Jason P.

2014-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The 2008 Farm Bill What's In It For Specialty Crops  

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million per year for grants in FY 2008-12. Priority areas: ­ Plant health and production and plant and Education ­ Transport of biofuels ­ Export of agricultural products · Beginning Farmer and Rancher. · Agricultural Competitiveness ­ Improving crop and animal agriculture; enhancing farm productivity and income

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Purpose-designed Crop Plants for Biofuels BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Purpose-designed Crop Plants for Biofuels BIOENERGY PROGRAM The Texas AgriLife Research Center for the biofuels industry. This program recognizes that the ideal combination of traits required for an economically and energetically sustainable biofuels industry does not yet exist in a single plant spe- cies

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Production Methods and New Markets for Texas Florist Crops.  

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OF PRODUCTION: 6 weeks at 56 = 306. 30d + 4 = 7.54 per market-pak. Add cost of seedlings and market-pak.. MARKET ACCEPTANCE: Excellent. NAME OF CROP: Heliotrope (Heliotropium arbores- cens). PRODUCTION AND MARKETING PERIOD: Spring months. METHOD...

Sorensen, H. B.; DeWerth, A.F.; Jensen, E. R.

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Cover Cropping -Concepts and Application Friday, March 16, 2012  

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Conservation Association 689 River Road, Charlestown, NH Please join us for a free farmer-to-farmer educational. This workshop will feature Dr. Eric Sideman from the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners' Association (MOFGA) presenting on the principles of effective crop rotations. This will be followed by two local farmers, Pooh

New Hampshire, University of

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Miscanthus: A Promising Biomass Crop EMILY A. HEATON,*,1  

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University, Ames, IA, USA { Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA { Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana

David, Mark B.

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MODELING PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF HETEROGENEOUS ROSE CROP CANOPIES IN THE GREENHOUSE  

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MODELING PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF HETEROGENEOUS ROSE CROP CANOPIES IN THE GREENHOUSE Soo-Hyung Kim and J. Heinrich Lieth Department of Environmental Horticulture University of California Davis, CA 95616-8587, USA training system ("bent canopy") is widely used in greenhouse rose production. The bent canopy consists

Lieth, J. Heinrich

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Control Strategies for Late Blight in the Alaska Potato Crop  

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Control Strategies for Late Blight in the Alaska Potato Crop PMC-00339 Late blight is a devastating disease of both tomatoes and potatoes that is occasionally found in Alaska. There is no "cure" for the disease and there are very few re- sistant varieties of potatoes, so disease management strategies

Wagner, Diane

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a Densified Large Square Bale Format  

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This abstract from AGCO presents the project objectives for the integration of advanced logistical systems and focused bioenergy harvesting technologies that supply crop residues and energy crops in a large bale format.

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Research and adoption of biotechnology strategies could improve California fruit and nut crops  

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of Production for Selected Fruit and Tree Nuts, by State,production of top 10 woody fruit and nut crops, 2010. Cropsfor top 10 California woody fruit and nut crops, 2010 Grape*

Haroldsen, Victor M; Paulino, Gabriel; Chi-ham, Cecilia; Bennett, Alan B

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demonstration Systems of Cooking Gas Produced by Crop Straw Gasifier for Villages  

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Several demonstration systems were designed, built, tested and put into use in order to develop a new way of producing cooking gas from crop straw for villages by biomass gasification technology. A type of crop s...

L. Sun; Z. Z. Gu; D. Y. Guo; M. Xu

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CROP SCIENCE, VOL. 51, JANUARYFEBRUARY 2011 323 Turfgrass quality is evaluated by integrating factors of can-  

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area index; NDVI, normalized difference vegetation index. Published in Crop Sci. 51:323­332 (2011). doiCROP SCIENCE, VOL. 51, JANUARY­FEBRUARY 2011 323 RESEARCH Turfgrass quality is evaluated

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A Chimney of Low Height to Diameter Ratio for Solar Crops Dryer  

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Sabah, Malaysia is rich with solar energy where the daily mean daylight is ... sunlight can be used effectively in a suitable solar crops drying system. Solar crops dryer with mechanical system is an ... Mechanic...

S. Kumaresan; M. M. Rahman; C. M. Chu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Viability of Husk-Based Mini-Grids in South Asia  

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Rice is the staple food in many South Asian countries and this region is a major rice producer, contributing about 30% of global rice production [3]. Accordingly, rice cultivation and the subsequent processing o...

Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 12 - Scale-Up and Commercialization of Algal Cultivation and Biofuel Production  

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Abstract Algae are currently being considered as a versatile feedstock for biofuel production because of their fast growth rate and high biomass productivity. Algae could simultaneously act as a carbon sink and water purifier if their cultivation were coupled with flue gas and wastewater treatment, respectively. Hence, an understanding of the overall supply chains for algal biofuel production is exceptionally important to determine whether it is worthwhile to scale up and commercialize algal cultivation for biofuel production. In this chapter, various aspects and constraints associated with the commercialization of algal biofuels are deliberated in detail, especially from the perspective of life-cycle energy balance. In addition, discussions on the economic assessments of algal biofuels are included in this chapter to provide an overview of the current state of algal biofuels in the fuel market. Potential algal biofuel conversion technologies, such as transesterification, starch hydrolysis and fermentation, pyrolysis, and hydrothermal liquefaction are also presented.

Man Kee Lam; Keat Teong Lee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Differences in the Recognition of Glucan Elicitor Signals between Rice and Soybean: β-Glucan Fragments from the Rice Blast Disease Fungus Pyricularia oryzae That Elicit Phytoalexin Biosynthesis in Suspension-Cultured Rice Cells  

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...b-glucanase, proteinase inhibitors, and hydroxyproline-rich...addition of b-glucosidase inhibitors such as thio-b-d-glucose...the fragments of chitin/chitosan or oligogalacturonides, which...and a protein phosphatase inhibitor in suspension-cultured rice...

Takeshi Yamaguchi; Akira Yamada; Namgi Hong; Tomoya Ogawa; Tadashi Ishii; Naoto Shibuya

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Creation of an ethanol-tolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain by 266nm laser radiation and repetitive cultivation  

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Laser radiation is an efficient approach for rapid improvement of industrial microbial phenotypes. To improve ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains, a 266nm laser radiation with the use of repetitive cultivation was explored in this work. After irradiated by 266nm laser radiation and repetitive cultivation, a genetically stable SM4 strain was obtained. The SM4 strain could grow on YPD plate with extra 15% (v/v) ethanol. Moreover, the ethanol production performance of SM4 strain was 29.25% more than that of the wild type strain when they were cultivated in 5% (v/v) ethanol fermentation medium for 72h. The DNA mutation was the possible characters for the phenotype of SM4 strain. Overall, the 266nm laser radiation and repetitive cultivation approach might be a novel and useful for breeding fermentation microorganisms.

Min Zhang; Rongrong Zhu; Minfeng Zhang; Shilong Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultivating Better Brains: Transhumanism and its Critics on the Ethics of Enhancement Via Brain-computer Interfacing.  

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??Transhumanists contend that enhancing the human braina subfield of human enhancement called cognitive enhancementis both a crucial and desirable pursuit toward cultivating a better world. (more)

Devlin, Matthew

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction The bioenergy industry is pursuing low-input crops to be  

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1 Introduction The bioenergy industry is pursuing low-input crops to be grown on marginal lands the unintentional introduction and spread of potentially invasive species. Background Information The bioenergy- generation bioenergy crops are grown specifically for biomass pro- duction. Therefore, bioenergy crops

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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SUMMARY OF CHANGES FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN POTATO CROP PROVISIONS (09-0284)  

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SUMMARY OF CHANGES FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN POTATO CROP PROVISIONS (09-0284) The following, New Mexico, it has been included in the Northern Potato Crop Provisions. Language has been added to allow the inclusion of other states or counties to the Central and Southern Potato Crop Provisions

Goodman, Robert M.

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Increase in crop damage caused by wild boar (Sus scrofa L.)  

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Increase in crop damage caused by wild boar (Sus scrofa L.): the "refuge effect /Published online: 14 October 2011 Abstract The occurrence of crop damage by wild boars raised dramatically, including hunting, can play a relevant role in causing crop damage. We studied a Mediterranean area

Boyer, Edmond

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Age-Dependent Demographic Rates of the Bioenergy Crop Miscanthus 3 giganteus  

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grass Miscanthus 3 giganteus is currently being planted as a bioenergy crop in the north central region renewable energy production (Genovesi 2011; Raghu et al. 2006). Biofuels, produced from crops, are a sourceAge-Dependent Demographic Rates of the Bioenergy Crop Miscanthus 3 giganteus in Illinois David P

Sims, Gerald K.

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Effect of crop residue harvest on long-term crop yield, soil erosion, and carbon balance: tradeoffs for a sustainable bioenergy feedstock  

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Agricultural residues are a potential feedstock for bioenergy production, if residue harvest can be done sustainably. The relationship between crop residue harvest, soil erosion, crop yield and carbon balance was modeled with the Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator/ Environment Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) using a factorial design. Four crop rotations (winter wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.)] sunflower [Helianthus annuus]; spring wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.)] canola [Brassica napus]; corn [Zea mays L.] soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]; and cotton [Gossypium hirsutum] peanut [Arachis hypogaea]) were simulated at four US locations each, under different topographies (0-10% slope), and management practices [crop residue removal rates (0-75%), conservation practices (no till, contour cropping, strip cropping, terracing)].

Gregg, Jay S.; Izaurralde, Roberto C.

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Guayule rubber: Cultivation and manufacture. (Latest citations from the Rubber and Plastics Rsearch Association database). Published Search  

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The bibliography contains citations concerning research and development of guayule as a natural rubber source. Cultivation methods and locations, physical and chemical properties, economic factors of cultivation through manufacture, production forecasts, effects of mixing with synthetic rubbers, and vulcanization are among the topics discussed. Industrial health hazards, performance in the world market, and applications are considered. (Contains a minimum of 206 citations and includes a subject term index and title list.)

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Investigation of management strategies for the production of sweet sorghum as a bioenergy crop and preservation of crop residue by the ensiling process.  

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??The objective of this project was to investigate management practices for sweet sorghum as a bioenergy crop in Iowa and its storability as an ensiled (more)

Cogdill, Todd Joseph

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of a 98-kb DNA segment containing the rice Eui gene controlling uppermost internode elongation, and construction of a TAC transgene sublibrary  

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The recessive tall rice phenotype associated with the mutation eui (elongated upper-most internode) is an important agronomic trait that has been introduced into hybrid rice to eliminate panicle enclosure in al...

Y.-H. Xu; Y.-Y. Zhu; H.-C. Zhou; Q. Li; Z.-X. Sun

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An-1 Encodes a Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Protein That Regulates Awn Development, Grain Size, and Grain Number in Rice  

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...This demonstrates that the evolution process of the An-1 locus during domestication...G.P. (2009). The domestication process and domestication rate in rice: Spikelet...Genetic analysis of adaptive syndromes interrelated with seed dormancy in weedy rice (Oryza...

Jianghong Luo; Hui Liu; Taoying Zhou; Benguo Gu; Xuehui Huang; Yingying Shangguan; Jingjie Zhu; Yan Li; Yan Zhao; Yongchun Wang; Qiang Zhao; Ahong Wang; Ziqun Wang; Tao Sang; Zixuan Wang; Bin Han

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http://medmyst.rice.eduMEDmyst magazine MedMyst MagazineA Companion to Web Adventures at http://medmyst.rice.edu  

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Stephen Higgs, B.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.E.S. The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston Frederick Murphy, D.V.M., Ph.D. The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston Kimberly Schuenke, Ph.D. The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston © 2007 Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning, Rice University

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DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL ESTIMATE: UPDATE JUNE 11, 2010 by Professor Satish Nagarajaiah, Rice University (www.ruf.rice.edu/~nagaraja &  

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DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL ESTIMATE: UPDATE JUNE 11, 2010 by Professor Satish Nagarajaiah, Rice. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/us/11spill.html?hp New Estimates Double Rate of Oil Flowing on Thursday essentially doubled its estimate of how much oil has been spewing from the out-of-control BP well

Nagarajaiah, Satish

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Top Crop Wind Farm (Phase II) | Open Energy Information  

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(Phase II) (Phase II) Jump to: navigation, search Name Top Crop Wind Farm (Phase II) Facility Top Crop Wind Farm (Phase II) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon-EDPR Developer Horizon-EDPR Location Grundy County IL Coordinates 41.202313°, -88.530078° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.202313,"lon":-88.530078,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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CYP714B1 and CYP714B2 encode gibberellin 13-oxidases that reduce gibberellin activity in rice  

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...Fig. 1) (3). Recently, CYP714D1/EUI, a cytochrome P450 monooxygenase from rice...taller than WT plants, including cyp714d1/eui of rice (4), slender of pea (Psga2ox1...expressed in the shoot of seedlings. CYP714D1/EUI is highly expressed in anthers as reported...

Hiroshi Magome; Takahito Nomura; Atsushi Hanada; Noriko Takeda-Kamiya; Toshiyuki Ohnishi; Yuko Shinma; Takumi Katsumata; Hiroshi Kawaide; Yuji Kamiya; Shinjiro Yamaguchi

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Current biofuel feedstock crops such as corn lead to large environmental losses of N through nitrate leaching and N2  

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219 Current biofuel feedstock crops such as corn lead to large environmental losses of N through biofuel crops established on a rich Mollisol soil. Reduced Nitrogen Losses after Conversion of Row Crop Agriculture to Perennial Biofuel Crops Candice M. Smith, Mark B. david,* Corey A. Mitchell, Michael d. Masters

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Microbiological quality and safety of fresh cultivated and wild mushrooms commercialized in Spain  

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402 samples of 22 species of cultivated and wild fresh mushrooms sold in retail markets and supermarkets in Zaragoza (Spain) were studied to quantify their microbial load (mesophilic aerobic microorganisms, Pseudomonas genus, Enterobacteriaceae, lactic acid bacteria, total and thermotolerant coliform bacteria, Escherichia coli, yeasts and moulds) and to investigate the presence of E.coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Staphylococcus aureus and Yersinia enterocolitica. The total microbial counts ranged from 4.4 to 9.4 logcfu/g, the genus Pseudomonas being the most prevalent with counts from 3.7 to 9.3 logcfu/g and Auricularia auricula-judae the species with the highest microbial load (9.4 logcfu/g). No significant differences (p>0.05) were detected between mean counts of wild and cultivated species in all the microbial groups studied. The microbiological safety level of the cultivated mushrooms was excellent since no pathogens were isolated, and the microbial counts of indicator microorganisms were low, being detected in only half of the species. Salmonella spp, E.coli O157:H7 and S.aureus were not isolated from any sample, Y.enterocolitica was detected in only four samples of wild mushrooms whereas twenty-six (6.5%) were positive for L.monocytogenes, their occurrence being relatively high in Calocybe gambosa (40%), Hygrophorus limacinus (40%) and Tuber indicum (100%). These results suggest that a strategy to reduce bacterial populations, and to improve the microbiological safety of some species of fresh mushrooms, should be investigated.

Mara E. Venturini; Juan E. Reyes; Carmen S. Rivera; Rosa Oria; Domingo Blanco

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Plant Succession at the Edges of Two Abandoned Cultivated Fields on the Arid Lands Ecology Reserve  

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How vegetation recovers from disturbances is an important question for land managers. We examined 500 m2 plots to determine the progress made by native herbaceous plant species in colonizing the edges of abandoned cultivated fields at different elevations and microclimates, but with similar soils in a big sagebrush/bluebunch wheatgrass steppe. Alien species, especially cheatgrass and cereal rye, were the major competitors to the natives. The native species with best potential for restoring steppe habitats were sulphur lupine, hawksbeard, bottlebrush squirreltail, needle-and-thread grass, Sandberg's bluegrass, and several lomatiums.

Simmons, Sally A. (OFFICE OF FELLOWSHIP PROG); Rickard, William H. (OFFICE OF FELLOWSHIP PROG)

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomethane production from different crop systems of cereals in Northern Italy  

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Abstract Global warming is linked to the reduction of green house gas emissions (GHG). The anaerobic digestion of animal manure and energy crops is a promising way of reducing GHG emissions. The increasing number of biogas plants involves a high consumption of energy crops and the needed of big agricultural area. In Italy, cereals silages are the main feedstock for biogas production and are commonly grown under two different crop systems: single crop (only maize) and double crops (maize later winter cereals). In this paper we present the results of experimental field tests carried out by monitoring the anaerobic biomethane potential (BMP) of different cereals silages commonly grown in the Padanian Plan. A laboratory device has been developed to measure the specific biomethane production of the different cereal silages. The different energy crops have been evaluated, in single and double crop systems, expressing the biomethane production per hectare. The maize hybrids show higher specific biomethane potentials respect to winter cereals. Maize FAO class 700 achieves the highest production per hectare as a single crop. Nevertheless, the highest biomethane productions per hectare are reached with double crop system in particular when maize FAO class 500 follows triticale (+12% respect the best single crop system).

Marco Negri; Jacopo Bacenetti; Massimo Brambilla; Andrea Manfredini; Andrea Cantore; Stefano Bocchi

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Preparation of Activated Carbon and Silica Particles from Rice Straw  

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Lignocellulosic biomass, such as agricultural crop residues, forestry byproducts, and municipal waste, is a rich source of renewable energy and materials. ... The LH powders were dried in oven at 60 C for 12 h, placed in a quartz tube (2 cm inner diameter), and then dried in a furnace (Mini-Mite, Lindberg/Blue) at 10 C/min to 105 C and held for 0.5 h. ... TEM samples were prepared by dispersing a small amount of AC and silica particles in water (?0.01 g/L) and sonicated (2510, Branson) for 60 min first, and then a drop of the sonicated suspension was placed onto a carbon grid and dried in air. ...

Sixiao Hu; You-Lo Hsieh

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Energy performances of intensive and extensive short rotation cropping systems for woody biomass production in the EU  

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Abstract One of the strategies to ensure energy security and to mitigate climate change in the European Union (EU) is the establishment and the use of short rotation woody crops (SRWCs) for the production of renewable energy. \\{SRWCs\\} are cultivated in the EU under different management systems. Addressing the energy security problems through \\{SRWCs\\} requires management systems that maximize the net energy yield per unit land area. We assembled and evaluated on-farm data from within the EU, (i) to understand the relationship between the SRWC yields and spatial distribution of precipitation, as well as the relationship between SRWC yield and the planting density, and (ii) to investigate whether extensively managed SRWC systems are more energy efficient than their intensively managed counterparts. We found that SRWC yield ranged from 1.3 to 24tha?1y?1 (mean 9.34.2tha?1y?1) across sites. We looked for, but did not find a relationship between yield and annual precipitation as well as between yield and planting density. The energy inputs of extensively managed SRWC systems ranged from 3 to 8GJha?1y?1 whereas the energy ratio (i.e. energy output to energy input ratio) varied from 9 to 29. Although energy inputs (316GJha?1y?1) were larger in most cases than those of extensively managed SRWC systems, intensively managed SRWC systems in the EU had higher energy ratios, i.e. between 15 and 62. The low energy ratio of extensively managed SRWC systems reflected their lower biomass yield per unit area. Switching from intensively managed SRWC systems to extensively managed ones thus creates an energy gap, and will require more arable land to be brought into production to compensate for the yield loss. Consequently, extensification is not the most appropriate path to the success of the wide scale deployment of SRWC for bioenergy production in the EU.

S. Njakou Djomo; A. Ac; T. Zenone; T. De Groote; S. Bergante; G. Facciotto; H. Sixto; P. Ciria Ciria; J. Weger; R. Ceulemans

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Profits and Losses from On-farm Drying and Storage of Rice in Texas.  

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, depending on the type of unit. The total cost for the round bin with a portable auger was 66 cents per barrel; a building with an air conveyor, 90 cents per barrel; a building with an installed auger, 79 cents per barrel; and a building with a portable... ; however, a few were wood buildings constructed by the rice grower. The three main types of grain-moving equipment used with the buildings were portable augers (Figure 4), air conveyors (Figure 5) and in- Figure 1. The principal rice-growing area...

Sorenson, J.W. Jr.; Hildreth, R.J.

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An overview of biofuels from energy crops: Current status and future prospects  

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Abstract Energy crops constitute significant potential for meeting the future energy need worldwide. In addition, agricultural lands offer an alternative to the agriculture which is referred to as energy farming. The studies on energy crops in biofuel production show that they are quite an economical and environmentally beneficial way of sustainable energy production. Today most of the developed countries use staples such as corn, sugar beet, soybean, rapeseed, and wheat in order to obtain energy. Moreover, bioethanol is mostly produced from sugarcane and corn and biodiesel from oilseed plants. Therefore, these produced raw materials compete with food and feed production. Consequently, the use of those energy crops which are used as food products for biofuel production is an important issue which must be considered in terms of the current food safety. Some energy crops, such as miscanthus, switchgrass and sweet sorghum, that are called C4 crops, can grow with high biomass yield even in infertile land. Thus, these crops are used in energy farming a new type of agriculture. Furthermore, C4-type crops possess the features of resistance to aridity, high photosynthetic yield and a high rate of CO2 capture when compared with C3 crops. In conclusion, C4 crops tend to produce more biomass than C3 crops. Therefore, these crops are investigated, focused on, and elaborated on in this paper. This study aims to present a comprehensive review on the production of biofuels from lignocellulosic agricultural products and promising energy crops. Thus, the energy crops to be used as raw materials for biofuels today and in the future are investigated. In addition, it is intended to highlight the energy crops used as staples by discussing them in detail for biofuel production. The energy crops which are promising in biofuel production, particularly non-staple miscanthus and sorghum, are presented in detail as they are non-food crops and have a high yield. Furthermore, the energy crops used as raw materials for bioenergy today and their potential are compared both worldwide and in Turkey.

Gnnur Koar; Nilgn Civa?

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Transgenic crops get a test in the wild  

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A novel British research program called PROSAMO - Planned Release of Selected and Modified Organisms - has just produced its first batch of results on the ecological behavior of a genetically manipulated variety of oil seed rape (known to Americans as canola). As expected, the preliminary data indicate that these plants do not outgrow their competitors in the wild, nor is there any evidence that they pass on their foreign genes to other species. PROSAMO is moving on to test other crops with other foreign genes. If these results are as reassuring, scientists around the world will have solid evidence with which to soothe fears.

Cherfas, J.

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Modeling the effects of spatial agronomic inputs on crop yield  

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of fertilizers, if calculated on a, spatial This thesis follows the style I' or 7'rnnsactions of the ASAE. basis, could be used to minimize low yield zones, optimize crop response, and provide a degree of environmental protection (Buchholz and Wollenhaupt... (Shearer and Ilohnes, 1990). 22 Maximal Correlation Coegci ent is calculated according to fr4 = (Second largest eigenvalue of Q) (15) where ~ p(i, k)p(i, )) p*( )ps(k) The mean and range of the measures compose the 28 textural features. Although...

McCauley, James Darrell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Ocean Sequestration of Crop Residue Carbon: Recycling Fossil Fuel Carbon Back to Deep Sediments  

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burial of crop residues in the deep ocean (hereafter, CROPS: Crop Residue Oceanic Permanent Sequestration). ... As long as fuels exist with higher energy yield-to-carbon content (E/C) ratios than biomass, it will always be more energy efficient and less carbon polluting to sequester the biomass in the deep oceans, and use those fuels with higher E/C ratios for power generation, rather than to burn biomass for power generation. ...

Stuart E. Strand; Gregory Benford

2009-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems Program-Sustainable Crop Production Option 2014-2015 Catalog  

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Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems Program- Sustainable Crop Production Option 2014-2015 Catalog SFBS 146 Intro to Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems ................................ S

Dyer, Bill

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Biomass crops can be used for biological disinfestation and remediation of soils and water  

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liquid biofuels from biomass: The writings on the walls. Newreduced feed intake. Biomass crop sustainability flexibilityMC, et al. 2009. Cali- fornia biomass resources, potentials,

Stapleton, James J; Banuelos, Gary

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Poplar Growth as a Short Rotation Woody Crop for Biofuels  

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need to know ? Biomass and Bioenergy 14: 307315. 3. Hincheewoody crops for bioenergy and biofuels applications. Incoppices in Germany. GCB Bioenergy 5. Sims RE, Venturi P (

Hart, Quinn James

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring Droughts and Impacts on Crop Yield in Ukraine from Weather and Satellite Data  

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The Ukrainian Hydrometcenter monitors agrometeorological conditions in Ukraine, regularly observing the state of microclimate, soil moisture, crops, and pastures in a timely and objective manor. The information i...

Tatyana Adamenko; Anatoly Prokopenko

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switchgrass is a promising, high-yielding crop for California biofuel  

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al. 2008. Net energy of cellulosic ethanol from switchgrass.cellulosic ethanol has higher productivity and net energyenergy crops (biofuels). gasoline contains about 6% ethanol

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Switchgrass as a High-Potential Energy Crop | Department of Energy  

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Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Biomass Program Peer Review Sustainability Platform Potential Yield Mapping of Dedicated Energy Crops Bioenergy Home About...

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Microbial Diversity-Based Novel Crop Protection Products  

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Extremophilic microorganisms are adapted to survive in ecological niches with high temperatures, extremes of pH, high salt concentrations, high pressure, radiation, etc. Extremophiles produce unique biocatalysts and natural products that function under extreme conditions comparab le to those prevailing in various industrial processes. Therefore, there is burgeoning interest in bioprospecting for extremophiles with potential immediate use in agriculture, the food, chemical, and pharm aceutical industries, and environmental biotechnology. Over the years, several thousand extremophilic bacteria, archaea, and filamentous fungi were collected at extreme environmental sites in the USA, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone surrounding the faeild nuclear power plant in Ukraine, in and around Lake Baikal in Siberia, and at geothermal sites on the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia. These organisms were cultured under proprietary conditions, and the cell- free supernatants were screened for biological activities against plant pathogenic fungi and major crop damaging insects. Promising peptide lead molecules were isolated, characterized, and sequenced. Relatively high hit rates characterized the tested fermentation broths. Of the 26,000 samples screened, over thousand contained biological activity of interest. A fair number of microorganisms expressed broad- spectrum antifungal or insecticidal activity. Two- dozen broadly antifungal peptides (AFPs) are alr eady patent protected, and many more tens are under further investigation. Tapping the gene pool of extremophilic microorganisms to provide novel ways of crop protection proved a successful strategy.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; DuPont Experimental Station; Yalpani, Ronald Flannagan, Rafael Herrmann, James Presnail, Tamas Torok, and Nasser; Herrmann, Rafael; Presnail, James; Torok, Tamas; Yalpani, Nasser

2007-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

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RICE UNIVERSITY Micro Power Management of Active 802.11 Network Interfaces  

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RICE UNIVERSITY Micro Power Management of Active 802.11 Network Interfaces by Jiayang Liu A THESIS.11 Network Interfaces by Jiayang Liu Micro power management (µPM), a standard-complaint MAC level solution AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING HOUSTON, TEXAS NOVEMBER 2008 #12;II ABSTRACT Micro Power Management of Active 802

Zhong, Lin

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Tissue-Adapted Invasion Strategies of the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae  

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...to focus molecular analyses on the limited number...invasion. Expression analysis on rice leaf sheath...platform exposed to wind or dewdrop splash...set the infection cycle in motion starting...the Epidemiological Life Cycle of M. oryzae under...

Sylvain Marcel; Ruairidh Sawers; Edward Oakeley; Herbert Angliker; Uta Paszkowski

2010-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Rice Hull Ash and Silicic Acid as Adsorbents for Concentration of Bacteriocins  

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...MICROBIOLOGY Rice Hull Ash and Silicic Acid as Adsorbents for Concentration of Bacteriocins M...adsorbed to 2 RHA or SA (wt/vol) when adsorbent was resuspended in dH2O; SA = the activity...after the desorption step and when adsorbent was resuspended in dH2O; SD = the bacteriocin...

M. E. Janes; R. Nannapaneni; A. Proctor; M. G. Johnson

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Hybrid male sterility in rice controlled by interaction between divergent alleles of two adjacent genes  

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Hybrid male sterility in rice controlled by interaction between divergent alleles of two adjacent, Kobe, Japan, October 9, 2008 (received for review July 27, 2008) Sterility is common in hybrids between). Although multiple loci for plant hybrid sterility have been identified, it remains unknown how alleles

Nachman, Michael

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American Journal of Botany 92(12): 19701974. 2005. EMBOLIZED CONDUITS OF RICE  

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, POACEAE) REFILL DESPITE NEGATIVE XYLEM PRESSURE1 VOLKER STILLER,2,5 JOHN S. SPERRY,3 AND RENEE LAFITTE4 2, 2000), and leaves (Salleo et al., 2001; Stiller et al., 2003). The direct result of cavitation, Stiller et al. (2003) have shown that rice leaves (Oryza sativa) are especially vulnerable to xylem

Stiller, Volker

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THE ELASTIC-PLASTIC MECHANICS OF CRACK EXTENSION James R. Rice*  

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THE ELASTIC-PLASTIC MECHANICS OF CRACK EXTENSION James R. Rice* ABSTRACT This paper briefly reviews progres~in the elastic plastic analysisof crack extension. Analytical results for plane strain and plane stress deformation fields are noted, and elastic-plastic fracture instability as well as transitional

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Elastic-Plastic Models for Stable Crack Growtht *James R. Rice  

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Elastic-Plastic Models for Stable Crack Growtht by *James R. Rice Mareh 1973 'PCAbh ~ ~ e c.\\. (n do not fully recover their strain upon unloading. The idealized non-linear elastic (left) and rigid-plastic,. there is ~ strain concentration created at the cut-ahead tip in the rigid-plastic material and the deformation field

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Rice Straw Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composite: Effect of Coupled Compatibilizating and  

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Rice Straw Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composite: Effect of Coupled polyethylene (HDPE) composites were manufactured by extrusion and injection molding. Three compatibilizers compatibilizers, ma- leic anhydride grafted polyethylene and polypropylene (PE-g-MA and PP-g-MA) are considered

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Rice and Memory in the Age of Enslavement: Atlantic Passages to  

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Rice and Memory in the Age of Enslavement: Atlantic Passages to Suriname Judith Carney This article fact from the era of plantation slavery is that Suriname, about the same territorial size as the state. Slavery in Suriname was notorious for its brutal demands on labor and the attenuated life expectancies

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The origin and evolution of fragrance in rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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...factor in determining market price and is related to both local and national...The fragrance (fgr) gene in natural populations of wild rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.) Genet...52 Bergman CJ ( 2000 ) Rapid gas chromatographic technique for...150 CIor 1658 RA 7286 Sultani Egypt tropical japonica WT <0.05...

Michael J. Kovach; Mariafe N. Calingacion; Melissa A. Fitzgerald; Susan R. McCouch

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Analysis of Hard Drive Energy Consumption Anthony Hylick, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice, and Brian Jones  

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An Analysis of Hard Drive Energy Consumption Anthony Hylick, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice, and Brian consumed by the electronics of a drive is just as important as the mechanical energy consumption; (ii consumption was a concern pri- marily for mobile computing domains. The rising cost of energy and increased

Cambridge, University of

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RICE UNIVERSITY 461nm Laser For Studies In Ultracold Neutral Strontium  

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RICE UNIVERSITY 461nm Laser For Studies In Ultracold Neutral Strontium by Aaron D Saenz A Thesis Houston, Texas July, 2005 #12;ABSTRACT 461nm Laser For Studies In Ultracold Neutral Strontium by Aaron D Saenz A 461 nm laser was constructed for the purposes of studying ultracold neutral strontium

Killian, Thomas C.

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Implementation of a Spatial Data Structure on a J. E. Rice, W. Osborn and J. Schultz  

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Implementation of a Spatial Data Structure on a FPGA J. E. Rice, W. Osborn and J. Schultz sufficient support for spatial data Many data structures are proposed that are intended specifically for spatial data; however, software implementations have not performed as well as hoped. This work presents

Seldin, Jonathan P.

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The impact of a large rice price increase on welfare and poverty in Syed Abul Hasan*  

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The impact of a large rice price increase on welfare and poverty in Bangladesh Syed Abul Hasan comments. All correspondence to Syed Hasan, Craw- ford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, ACT-0200, Aus- tralia, email-syed.hasan@anu.edu.au, web

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The Bacterial Pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae Overcomes Rice Defenses by Regulating Host Copper Redistribution  

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...Figure 5B). Another explanation is that excess Cu is toxic to rice cells, which may...TRP1, lys2-801,his3) using the lithium acetate procedure (Pena et al., 1998...physiological, and structural effects of excess copper in plants. Bot. Rev. 57 : 246-273...

Meng Yuan; Zhaohui Chu; Xianghua Li; Caiguo Xu; Shiping Wang

2010-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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System of Rice Intensification (SRI) ISDA 2010, Montpellier, June 28-30, 2010 1  

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to distinctive benefit-cost ratio. The organic supplementation due to compost, green manure and weed incorporation, enhanced soil microbial activities and aeration, often uncounted, the use of solar energy OF RICE INTENSIFICATION (SRI) Economic and Ecological Benefits of Improved production practice for Food

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Gene Expression Profiles during the Initial Phase of Salt Stress in Rice  

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...and photoperiodic flowering by the Arabidopsis GIGANTEA gene Price A.H. Young E.M. Tomos A.D. Quantitative trait loci...three rice sucrose synthase genes Yang S.F. Hoffman N.E. Ethylene biosynthesis and its regulation in higher plants Yeo A.R...

Shinji Kawasaki; Chris Borchert; Michael Deyholos; Hong Wang; Susan Brazille; Kiyoshi Kawai; David Galbraith; Hans J. Bohnert

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A Putative Polyketide Synthase/Peptide Synthetase from Magnaporthe grisea Signals Pathogen Attack to Resistant Rice  

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...resistance gene Pi33. These rice cultivars were grown in the greenhouse as described (Dioh et al., 2000). Spray infections and...Ciufetti, L.M. (2001). Green fluorescent protein is lighting up fungal biology. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67, 1987-1994...

Heidi U. Böhnert; Isabelle Fudal; Waly Dioh; Didier Tharreau; Jean-Loup Notteghem; Marc-Henri Lebrun

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Ecological mechanisms underlying the sustainability of the agricultural heritage ricefish coculture system  

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...because rice is the main ingredient in the daily diets of ?3 billion people. Moreover...described in this paper are now practiced in Egypt, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam...chance to meet the escalating global food demand while protecting the environment. Materials...

Jian Xie; Liangliang Hu; Jianjun Tang; Xue Wu; Nana Li; Yongge Yuan; Haishui Yang; Jiaen Zhang; Shiming Luo; Xin Chen

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Rice University Pie Cooking Contest To support the United Way Campaign  

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Rice University Pie Cooking Contest To support the United Way Campaign Calling all pie-makers! Staff and faculty are requested to submit their favorite pie for the contest. The best pie will win to ensure that we have enough judges, please let us know as soon as possible if you will be making a pie

Alvarez, Pedro J.

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Emissions of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide from soil receiving urban wastewater for maize (Zea mays L.) cultivation  

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We investigated how amending maize with wastewater at 120kg N ha?1 affected crop growth, soil characteristics and emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) compared to plants ferti...

Fabin Fernndez-Luqueo; Vernica Reyes-Varela

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Genomics and molecular breeding in lesser explored pulse crops: Current trends and future opportunities  

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Abstract Pulses are multipurpose crops for providing income, employment and food security in the underprivileged regions, notably the FAO-defined low-income food-deficit countries. Owing to their intrinsic ability to endure environmental adversities and the least input/management requirements, these crops remain central to subsistence farming. Given their pivotal role in rain-fed agriculture, substantial research has been invested to boost the productivity of these pulse crops. To this end, genomic tools and technologies have appeared as the compelling supplement to the conventional breeding. However, the progress in minor pulse crops including dry beans (Vigna spp.), lupins, lablab, lathyrus and vetches has remained unsatisfactory, hence these crops are often labeled as low profile or lesser researched. Nevertheless, recent scientific and technological breakthroughs particularly the next generation sequencing (NGS) are radically transforming the scenario of genomics and molecular breeding in these minor crops. NGS techniques have allowed de novo assembly of whole genomes in these orphan crops. Moreover, the availability of a reference genome sequence would promote re-sequencing of diverse genotypes to unlock allelic diversity at a genome-wide scale. In parallel, NGS has offered high-resolution genetic maps or more precisely, a robust genetic framework to implement whole-genome strategies for crop improvement. As has already been demonstrated in lupin, sequencing-based genotyping of the representative sample provided access to a number of functionally-relevant markers that could be deployed straight away in crop breeding programs. This article attempts to outline the recent progress made in genomics of these lesser explored pulse crops, and examines the prospects of genomics assisted integrated breeding to enhance and stabilize crop yields.

Abhishek Bohra; Uday Chand Jha; P.B. Kavi Kishor; Shailesh Pandey; Narendra P. Singh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultivated tomato has defects in both S-RNase and HT genes required for stylar function of self-incompatibility  

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Cultivated tomato has defects in both S-RNase and HT genes required for stylar function of self-incompatibility (Lycopersicon esculentum), a self-compatible species, evolved from self-incompatible (SI) species in the genus Lycopersicon following a breakdown of the self-incompatibility system. In order to elucidate the molecular

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Miliacin in palaeosols from an Early Iron Age in Ukraine reveal in situ cultivation of broomcorn millet  

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Miliacin in palaeosols from an Early Iron Age in Ukraine reveal in situ cultivation of broomcorn, France 6 Institute of Archaeology in Crimea, National Academy of Science, of Ukraine, Yaltinskaya St. 2, Simferopol 95007, Ukraine 7 Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

391

Onset of deep drainage and salt mobilization following forest clearing and cultivation in the Chaco plains (Argentina)  

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plains (Argentina) M. L. Amdan,1 R. Aragon,2,3 E. G. Jobbagy,3 J. N. Volante,4 and J. M. Paruelo1-fed agriculture and pasture, with different age of clearance (>30 years, 20 and 3 years) in Salta, Argentina, we drainage and salt mobilization following forest clearing and cultivation in the Chaco plains (Argentina

Nacional de San Luis, Universidad

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Evaluating soil resilience in long-term cultivation: a study of pre-Columbian terraces from the Paca Valley, Peru  

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Evaluating soil resilience in long-term cultivation: a study of pre-Columbian terraces from the Paca Valley, Peru Melissa Goodman-Elgar* Department of Anthropology, Washington State University-walled terraces by comparing soil quality along terraced catenas in the Paca Valley, a tributary of the Mantaro

Kohler, Tim A.

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High-density cultivation of insect cells and production of recombinant baculovirus using a novel oscillating bioreactor  

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A novel two-compartment bioreactor, BelloCell, was used to cultivate insect cells and a maximum yield of 4.6 109 cells was attained. The cells were immobilized in a packed bed fixed in the upper chamber, and t...

Yu-Chen Hu; Jen-Te Lu; Yao-Chi Chung

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Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin | Open Energy Information  

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Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Agriculture, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture Topics: GHG inventory, Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps Website: usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1393 UN Region: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, "Pacific" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., "Latin America and Caribbean" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., "Western Asia & North Africa" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., Northern America, "South Asia" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., "Sub-Saharan Africa" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property., "Western & Eastern Europe" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Evaluating Trees as Energy Crops in Napa Dean R. Donaldson and Richard B. Standiford2  

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of the interest in growing trees as an energy crop in Napa County has come from individuals owning small farms in California, June 14-16, 1983, Sacramento, California. 2 Farm Advisor (Napa County) and ForestryEvaluating Trees as Energy Crops in Napa County1 Dean R. Donaldson and Richard B. Standiford2

Standiford, Richard B.

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices  

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices T A R A W been proposed as viable bioenergy crops because of their potential to yield harvest- able biomass-senescence harvests are a more effective means than maximizing yield potential. Keywords: bioenergy, feedstocks, GHG

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Specialty Crop Profile: Anthony Bratsch, Extension Specialist, Vegetables and Small Fruit  

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Specialty Crop Profile: Pawpaw Anthony Bratsch, Extension Specialist, Vegetables and Small Fruit Introduction Pawpaw (Asimina spp.) is a native fruit crop that is in the beginning phases of domestication.S. The pawpaw is the largest edible tree fruit native to the United States. It is the only temperate member

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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Influence of biofuel crops on mosquito production and oviposition site selection  

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Influence of biofuel crops on mosquito production and oviposition site selection E P H A N T U S J of biofuels production may cause unintended land-use changes and potentially alter ecosystem services and Miscanthus) biofuel crops on production and oviposition site selection by two vector mosquitoes, the yellow

Allan, Brian

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The Effect of Cropping Upon the Active Potash of the Soil.  

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-efficient of correlation (r) between the potash removed by the crops and the active potash lost from the soil, calculated from Table 3, is ,722 -L .016. This is a high correlation and shows a high relation between the pat- ash removed by crops and the 'active potash...

Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

1924-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning Telecommunications Principles in a Dark Room Michael Bowman PhD, George Rice, Murray State University  

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1 Learning Telecommunications Principles in a Dark Room Michael Bowman PhD, George Rice, Murray State University International Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) Fifth Annual Conference on Telecommunications & Information Technology 23-24 March 2007, Louisville, Kentucky

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The usability of switchgrass, rice straw, and logging residue as feedstocks for power generation in East Texas  

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This thesis examines the economic implications of using agriculturally based feedstock for bio-energy production in East Texas. Specifically I examined the use of switchgrass, rice straw, and logging residue as a feedstock for electrical power...

Hong, Sung Wook

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Fine Mapping and in silico Isolation of the EUI1 Gene Controlling Upper Internode Elongation in Rice  

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Upper internode elongation in rice is an important agronomic trait. Well-known mutants with an elongated uppermost internode (eui) are important germplasms for developing unsheathed-panicle male-sterile lines in ...

Hongli Ma; Shubiao Zhang; Lan Ji; Hongbo Zhu; Shulan Yang

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The water system of traditional rice paddies as an important habitatof the giant water bug, Lethocerus deyrollei (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae)  

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The population dynamics of Lethocerus deyrollei, including the seasonal change in the habitat utilization, were studied in five types of waters, permanent and temporary pools, ditch, rice paddy and marsh in a Sat...

Yasuo Mukai; Naoto Baba; Minoru Ishii

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Caught Red-Handed: Rc Encodes a Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Protein Conditioning Red Pericarp in Rice  

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...and UV light. The regulatory elements that control these processes are only beginning to be understood. Recent studies have...M.E. (2005). Genetic analysis of adaptive syndromes interrelated with seed dormancy in weedy rice (Oryza sativa). Theor...

Megan T. Sweeney; Michael J. Thomson; Bernard E. Pfeil; Susan McCouch

2006-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Miscanthus: a fastgrowing crop for biofuels and chemicals production  

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Correspondence to: Nicolas Brosse, Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherche sur le MAteriau Bois, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université de Lorraine, Bld des Aiguillettes, F-54500 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France. E-mail: Nicolas.Brosse@lermab.uhp-nancy.fr © 2012 Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 1 Miscanthus: a fast- growing crop for biofuels and chemicals production Nicolas Brosse, Université de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France Anthony Dufour, CNRS, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France Xianzhi Meng, Qining Sun, and Arthur Ragauskas, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA Received February 9, 2012; revised April 17, 2012; accepted April 18, 2012 View online at Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com); DOI: 10.1002/bbb.1353;

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Water on Crop Biomass and Soil Permeability FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT  

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Irrigating with Treated Oil and Gas Product Irrigating with Treated Oil and Gas Product Water on Crop Biomass and Soil Permeability FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT Prepared By Terry Brown, Jeffrey Morris, Patrick Richards and Joel Mason Western Research Institute October 1, 2008 to September 1, 2010 DOE Award Number: DE-NT0005681 Report Issued December, 2010 Western Research Institute 365 N 9 th Street Laramie WY 82072 ii DOE DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government, nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus,

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The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 The Sir Duncan Rice Library  

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respect the facilities and please do not put feet on chairs, tables etc Alternative facilities (www.abdn.ac.uk/library/facilities/rooms-and-spaces alternative types of study and work spaces are available in The Sir Duncan Rice Library: Room/Space Floor Rice Library - Silent Study Rooms (SW corner) Laurence Bebbington, July 2013 QG GEN020 [https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library

Levi, Ran

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The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 The Sir Duncan Rice Library  

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respect the facilities and please do not put feet on chairs, tables etc Alternative facilities (www.abdn.ac.uk/library/facilities/rooms-and-spaces alternative types of study and work spaces are available in The Sir Duncan Rice Library: Room/Space Floor Rice Library - Silent Study Rooms (SE corner) Laurence Bebbington, July 2013 QG GEN021 [https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library

Levi, Ran

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The effect of conditioning rice during the laboratory milling process on the quality of the milled sample  

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THE EFFECT OF CONDITIONING RICE DURING THE LABORATORY MILLING PROCESS ON THE QUALITY OF THE MILLED SAMPLE A Thesis by ROY EUGENE CHILDERS, JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A8M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1972 Major Subject: Agricultural Engineering THE EFFECT OF CONDITIONING RICE DURING THE LABORATORY MILLING PROCESS ON THE I1UALITY OF THE MILLED SAMPLE A Thesis by ROY EUGENE CHILDERS, JR...

Childers, Roy Eugene

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

410

A comparison of GHG emissions from UK field crop production under selected arable systems with reference to disease control  

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Crop disease not only threatens global food security by reducing crop production at a time of growing demand, but also contributes to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by reducing efficiency of N fertiliser ... oper...

Robert R. Carlton; Jon S. West; Pete Smith

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Interspecific Hybridization between Crops and Weedy Relatives on the Evolution of Flowering Time in Weedy Phenotypes  

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A. Means Transgenic type Overall Crop F1 Backcross Expectedas seed parents for the F1 and backcross types. B. napusTransgenic type Overall Crop F1 Backcross Total number of

Vacher, Corinne; Kossler, Tanya M.; Hochberg, Michael E.; Weis, Arthur E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biodiesel is produced from a wide variety of oilseed crops. In Europe, canola is the major biodiesel crop while in the U.S. soybeans dominates. Montana State University and USDA researchers have  

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Technology Biodiesel is produced from a wide variety of oilseed crops. In Europe, canola is the major biodiesel crop while in the U.S. soybeans dominates. Montana State University and USDA researchers to work for a broad range of oilseed plants including biodiesel and cereal crops. Increased oil

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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Photo Credit: Mike Kuhman Sign-up for the USDA Crop Disaster Program anticipated in March 2005  

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, a problem with sign- up dates for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program was addressed. The USDA by damaging weather. The Crop Disaster Program, or CDP, is fully funded under this legislation the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, or NAP. However, these assistance programs are different

Florida, University of

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Each cotton season presents it own unique challenges. Crop management decisions are largely based on current conditions  

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Each cotton season presents it own unique challenges. Crop management decisions are largely based of the early growth and development of a cotton crop can provide an objective gauge to evaluate this crop's progress, regardless of the season's challenges. Compared to most plants, cotton's early season growth

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Loss of Cellulose synthase-like F6 function affects mixed-linkage glucan deposition, cell wall mechanical properties, and defense responses in vegetative tissues of rice.  

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on rice plants inoculated with X. oryzae pv oryzae isolate94551 (P.V. , S.S. ); and Department of Plant Molecular

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lincoln-Fort Rice, North Dakota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Lincoln-Fort Rice, North Dakota: Energy Resources Lincoln-Fort Rice, North Dakota: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 46.7374001°, -100.7514845° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":46.7374001,"lon":-100.7514845,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Microsoft Word - CX-RiceFlatsSiteMaintenanceFY12_WEB.docx  

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12, 2012 12, 2012 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Steve Lowder Project Manager - TESM-AMPN-2 Proposed Action: Rice Flats Electrode Site Maintenance and Inspection Project Budget Information: Work Order #00219387 Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3 Routine maintenance activities Location: The proposed project area is approximately seven miles southeast of The Dalles,

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Integrated Analysis of Energy, Economic, and Environmental Performance of Biomethanol from Rice Straw in China  

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Based on the simulation of methanol synthesis via biomass gasification in interconnected fluidized beds using Aspen Plus software, the method of LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) is applied to evaluate the impact of pollutant emissions in the full life cycles of biomethanol. ... The integrated performance indicates that producing methanol from rice straw is beneficial to both the utilization of agriculture waste and in the improvement of environment. ...

Jun Xiao; Laihong Shen; Yanan Zhang; Jiqing Gu

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Facile Catalytic Combustion of Rice Husk and Burning Temperature Dependence of the Ashes  

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Facile Catalytic Combustion of Rice Husk and Burning Temperature Dependence of the Ashes ... However, these traditional applications are of low profits, and in many cases, RH is discarded as agricultural waste, which is mostly burned in open heaps (8). ... The utilization of a vibrofluidized bed of catalysts makes it possible to burn RH at decreased temperatures (10), but the millimetric catalyst particles are ill dispersed over the RH pieces, limiting the catalytic effect. ...

Liangming Xiong; Edson H. Sekiya; Shigetaka Wada; Kazuya Saito

2009-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

420

Determination of total dietary fiber and resistant starch in processed corn and rice products  

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), and probably, Maillard reaction products. Values of TDF for rice products decreased up to 50% during milling, but remained unchanged with parboiling. Formation of RS around 1% in corn was found when consecutive heat treatments were applied (alkaline... starch" (RS) was first used by Englyst and Cummings in 1982 to describe starch that was resistant to pancreatic amylase. During heat treatments (boiling or baking), intermolecular hydrogen bonds between the starch granules are formed (crystallization...

Corujo Martinez, Juan Ignacio

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Tri-trophic Analyses of Rice, the Sugarcane Borer, and Putative Biological Control Agents  

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Michael O. Way Head of Department, Kevin M. Heinz December 2008 Major Subject: Entomology iii ABSTRACT Tri-trophic Analyses of Rice, the Sugarcane Borer, and Putative Biological Control Agents. (December 2008) Jiale Lv, B.S., Fudan... instar and b) survival from the end of the 1 st instar to the early 3 rd instar....................................................................................................... 23 2.2 The impact of density on sugarcane borer injury (x? 1/2 C...

Lv, Jiale

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

422

The isolation and characterization of plastid DNA from rice (Oryza sativa)  

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Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Clint W. Magill Plastid DNA was isolated from rice (Oryze sativa). The DNA was digested with the restriction enzymes Pstl, Sall, Pvull, Sstl, and Sstll individually and in 32 combination. The resulting fragments were... end-labelled with c- P dNTPs using the Klenow fragment, separated by electrophoresis on agarose gels, and visualized by autoradiography. Digestion with the various enzymes gave the following number of bands: Pstl, 14; Sall, 7; PvuII, 9; Sstl, 9...

Scheuring, Chantel Fougeron

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Two Water Management Systems on Arsenic Speciation and Microbial Populations in Rice Rhizosphere  

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IMPACT OF TWO WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ON ARSENIC SPECIATION AND MICROBIAL POPULATIONS IN RICE RHIZOSPHERE A Dissertation by ANIL KUMAR C. SOMENAHALLY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY December 2010 Major Subject: Soil Science Impact of Two Water Management Systems on Arsenic Speciation and Microbial...

Somenahally, Anil Kumar C.

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

424

Characterization and genetic analysis of a very high tillering and dwarf rice (Oryza sativa L.) mutant  

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?????????????????.. 12 2.4.4 Growth regulators??????????????...... 12 2.5 Factors affecting plant height, panicle density and grain yield????????????????????... 13 2.5.1 Nitrogen... the grain yield by 0.88 t ha-1 in aromatic rice (Ghosh et al., 2004)), however, high planting density can compensate for the yield loss caused by the late planting (Baloch et al., 2006). 2.4.4 Growth regulators: The activity of axillary buds is controlled...

Mani, Dhananjay

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

425

Potential of crop residue in India as a source of energy  

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Here is given an estimate of crop residue production and different recycling options as a source of renewable energy. India produces 388 Tg crop residues but only 182 Tg equivalent to 2818 PJ is usable. Recycling as manure can replace 15% of 595 PJ national fertiliser energy. Recycling in digester can produce 20.32 billion m³ biogas. It can be converted into 182 Tg of biocoal generating 156??258.3 billion unit (kWh) electricity. It can lead to 16 billion dm³ ethanol productions. Having less environmental consequences, different recycling options can make the crop residue an environmentally sound sustainable energy system.

Apurba Sarkar

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Aquaporins are major determinants of water use efficiency of rice plants in the field  

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Abstract This study aimed at specifying the reasons of unbalanced water relations of rice in the field at midday which results in slowing down photosynthesis and reducing water use efficiency (WUE) in japonica and indica rice under well-watered and droughted conditions. Leaf relative water content (RWC) decreased in the well-watered plants at midday in the field, but more dramatically in the droughted indica (75.6 and 71.4%) than japonica cultivars (85.5 and 80.8%). Gas exchange was measured at three points during the day (9:00, 13:00 and 17:00). Leaf internal CO2 (Ci) was not depleted when midday stomatal depression was highest indicating that Ci was not limiting to photosynthesis. Most aquaporins were predominantly expressed in leaves suggesting higher water permeability in leaves than in roots. The expression of leaf aquaporins was further induced by drought at 9:00 without comparable responses in roots. The data suggest that aquaporin expression in the root endodermis was limiting to water uptake. Upon removal of the radial barriers to water flow in roots, transpiration increased instantly and photosynthesis increased after 4h resulting in increasing WUE after 4h, demonstrating that WUE in rice is largely limited by the inadequate aquaporin expression profiles in roots.

Reham M. Nada; Gaber M. Abogadallah

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Integration of algae cultivation as biodiesel production feedstock with municipal wastewater treatment: Strains screening and significance evaluation of environmental factors  

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The objectives of this study are to find the robust strains for the centrate cultivation system and to evaluate the effect of environmental factors including light intensity, lightdark cycle, and exogenous CO2 concentration on biomass accumulation, wastewater nutrient removal and biodiesel production. The results showed that all 14 algae strains from the genus of Chlorella, Haematococcus, Scenedesmus, Chlamydomonas, and Chloroccum were able to grow on centrate. The highest net biomass accumulation (2.01g/L) was observed with Chlorella kessleri followed by Chlorella protothecoides (1.31g/L), and both of them were proved to be capable of mixotrophic growth when cultivated on centrate. Environmental factors had significant effect on algal biomass accumulation, wastewater nutrients removal and biodiesel production. Higher light intensity and exogenous CO2 concentration with longer lighting period promote biomass accumulation, biodiesel production, as well as the removal of chemical oxygen demand and nitrogen, while, lower exogenous CO2 concentration promotes phosphorus removal.

Yecong Li; Wenguang Zhou; Bing Hu; Min Min; Paul Chen; Roger R. Ruan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth and lipid accumulation characteristics of Scenedesmus obliquus in semi-continuous cultivation outdoors for biodiesel feedstock production  

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Abstract In an effort to identify suitable microalgal species for biodiesel production, seven species were isolated from various habitats and their growth characteristics were compared. The results demonstrated that a green alga Scenedesmus obliquus could grow more rapidly and synthesize more lipids than other six microalgal strains. S. obliquus grew well both indoors and outdoors, and reached higher ?max indoors than that outdoors. However, the cells achieved higher dry weight (4.36gL?1), lipid content (49.6%) and productivity (183mgL?1day?1) outdoors than in indoor cultures. During the 61days semi-continuous cultivation outdoors, high biomass productivities (450550mgL?1day?1) and ?max (1.051.44day?1) were obtained. The cells could also achieve high lipid productivities (151193mgL?1day?1). These results indicated that S. obliquus was promising for lipids production in semi-continuous cultivation outdoors.

Pingzhong Feng; Kang Yang; Zhongbin Xu; Zhongming Wang; Lu Fan; Lei Qin; Shunni Zhu; Changhua Shang; Peng Chai; Zhenhong Yuan; Lei Hu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using sludge on land raises more than crops  

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Applying sludge to croplands has been one solution to the dilemma of accumulating sewage. At the present time, approximately 25 percent of all sludge disposal programs are conducted as land application, specifically land reclamation and agricultural utilization. The application of sludge to croplands is developing from a small and scattered program into a large-scaled program because of the prohibition of ocean dumping of sludge, increased costs for incineration of sludge and its pollution control, and an increasing national production of over 280 million tons/yr of wet sludge. Agricultural utilization of sewage sludge has several notable benefits including the recycling of essential and trace nutrients, improvement of marginal soil with organic matter, increased crop yield, and direct costs comparable to commercial fertilizers. However, cropland utilization of sewage sludge may involve risks if proper management is not followed. Besides the risk of metal contamination of soil and plants which has received considerable notoriety, the overall environmental impact of sludge application programs must also consider the public health hazards of nitrate (Ntheta/sub 3/) pollution and the spread of pathogenic (disease-causing) organisms, and any odor nuisance which may be associated with these programs.

Gerardi, M.H.

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Power Lines and Crops Can Be Good Neighbors  

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Two of the Pacific Northwests greatest economic assets are its wealth of agriculture and its clean and reliable electricity fueled largely by hydropower. Sometimes the two intersect. Transmission lines carrying electricity to the regions farms, businesses and homes must, of necessity, span large areas where people grow crops and orchards. To ensure a safe and reliable flow of electricity across these expanses, trees and other vegetation must be managed to certain standards. At the same time, the Bonneville Power Administration which owns and operates three-quarters of the regions high-voltage transmission recognizes the importance of our regions agricultural bounty. We are committed to working with individuals and agricultural communities to facilitate ongoing land-use activities in transmission rights-of-way as long as those uses are compatible with transmission safety and reliability standards. Our goal with vegetation management is to keep you and your property safe while protecting the reliability of our regions electricity system. By working together, BPA and landowners can protect the system and public safety.

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2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Unsound science? Transatlantic regulatory disputes over GM crops  

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In the risk debate over genetically modified (GM) crops, Europe's regulatory delays have often been branded as ''political'', i.e. not based on science. Yet the US slogan ''sound science'' tends to conceal value-laden features of safety claims, their weak scientific basis, their normative framing and their socio-political influences. By contrast a ''precautionary approach'' can more readily identify scientific unknowns to be investigated, while acknowledging the agricultural-environmental values which inform risk assessment. These issues underlie transatlantic regulatory disputes over insect-protected Bt maize. In both the USA and Europe, public protest has stimulated risk-assessment research on broader cause-effect pathways, as well as more stringent regulation. For harm to non-target insects, however, new evidence of risk has been disparaged as unsound. It has been criticized on various grounds, which could apply just as well to evidence of safety; thus double standards have served to protect safety claims. And non-target harm is deemed acceptable through unsubstantiated comparisons to agrochemical usage. In these ways, ''sound science'' operates as an ideology, pre-empting debate on the framing of scientific uncertainty. The real choice is not between ''science versus politics'', but rather between ways of linking them.

Les Levidow; Susan Carr

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fungal communities in mycorrhizal roots of conifer seedlings in forest nurseries under different cultivation systems, assessed by morphotyping, direct sequencing and mycelial isolation  

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Fungi colonising root tips of Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies grown under four different seedling cultivation systems were assessed by morphotyping, direct sequencing and isolation methods. Roots were morphotype...

Audrius Menkis; Rimvydas Vasiliauskas; Andrew F. S. Taylor; Jan Stenlid

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop  

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact August 11, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America's energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry. "Biofuels, along with other advanced vehicle technologies, hold the

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Miscanthus: A Review of European Experience with a Novel Energy Crop  

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Miscanthus is a tall perennial grass which has been evaluated in Europe over the past 5-10 years as a new bioenergy crop. The sustained European interest in miscanthus suggests that this novel energy crop deserves serious investigation as a possible candidate biofuel crop for the US alongside switchgrass. To date, no agronomic trials or trial results for miscanthus are known from the conterminous US, so its performance under US conditions is virtually unknown. Speculating from European data, under typical agricultural practices over large areas, an average of about 8t/ha (3t/acre dry weight) may be expected at harvest time. As with most of the new bioenergy crops, there seems to be a steep ''learning curve.'' Establishment costs appear to be fairly high at present (a wide range is reported from different European countries), although these may be expected to fall as improved management techniques are developed.

Scurlock, J.M.O.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Crop Residue Removal for Bioenergy Reduces Soil Carbon Pools: How Can We Offset Carbon Losses?  

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Crop residue removal for bioenergy can deplete soil organic carbon (SOC) ... been, however, widely discussed. This paper reviews potential practices that can be used to offset the SOC lost with residue removal. Literature

Humberto Blanco-Canqui

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Novel enabling technologies of gene isolation and plant transformation for improved crop protection  

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Meeting the needs of agricultural producers requires the continued development of improved transgenic crop protection products. The completed project focused on developing novel enabling technologies of gene discovery and plant transformation to facilitate the generation of such products.

Torok, Tamas

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

437

Prediction of County-Level Corn Yields Using an Energy-Crop Growth Index  

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Weather conditions significantly affect corn yields. while weather remains as the major uncontrolled variable in crop production, an understanding of the influence of weather on yields can aid in early and accurate assessment of the impact of ...

Jeffrey A. Andresen; Robert F. Dale; Jerald J. Fletcher; Paul V. Preckel

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Crop water stress under climate change uncertainty : global policy and regional risk  

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Fourty percent of all crops grown in the world today are grown using irrigation, and shifting precipitation patterns due to climate change are viewed as a major threat to food security. This thesis examines, in the framework ...

Gueneau, Arthur

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Climate change effects on winter chill for fruit crops in Germany  

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Dormancy release in deciduous fruit trees. Hortic Rev 7:239effects on winter chill for fruit crops in Germany Abstracteffects of climate change on fruit production in Germany,

Luedeling, Eike; Blanke, Michael; Gebauer, Jens

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Bacteriological quality of crops irrigated with wastewater in the Xochimilco plots, Mexico City, Mexico.  

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...MICROBIOL. BACTERIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF WASTEWATER-IRRIGATED CROPS...L. 1976. Bacteriological quality assessment offresh marketed...wastewater. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CRREL, Hanover, N.H...Administration. 1968. Water Quality Criteria Report of the National...

I Rosas; A Bez; M Coutio

1984-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Salmonella disinfection strategies for pre-slaughter broiler crop decontamination  

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The purpose of the following studies was to evaluate selected potential decontamination methods for ability to reduce the incidence of Salmonella recovery from broiler crops during pre-slaughter feed withdrawal. The efficacy of prolonged lactose...

Barnhart, Eric Thomas

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

442

Effects of Oilseed Meals on the Germination, Growth, and Survival of Crop and Weed Species  

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Oilseed crops are being widely evaluated for potential biodiesel production. Seed meal (SM) remaining after extracting oil may have use as a bioherbicide or organic fertilizer. Brassicaceae SM often contains glucosinolates that can hydrolyze...

Rothlisberger, Katie Lynn

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

443

Fuzzy PROMETHEE for the Environmental Quality Assessment of Energy Dedicated Crops  

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Energy crops are positioned as the most promising renewable energy sources. They are specifically targeted at the production of biofuels (solid, liquid and gaseous) and for the development of vegetal products ...

Fausto Cavallaro; Luigi Ciraolo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Long-term tillage, cropping sequence, and nitrogen fertilization effects on soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics  

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Management practices that may increase soil organic matter (SOM) storage include conservation tillage, especially no till (NT), enhanced cropping intensity, and fertilization. My objectives were to evaluate management effects on labile [soil...

Dou, Fugen

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops -2013 TOBACCO HARVEST MANAGEMENT  

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops - 2013 265 TOBACCO HARVEST MANAGEMENT ahead to determine if chemical will cause yellowing. Mix in 40-60 gal water/A and apply at 40-60 psi

Stuart, Steven J.

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Climate change effects on winter chill for fruit crops in Germany  

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chill for fruit crops in Germany Abstract To quantify thechange on fruit production in Germany, this study aimed atof typical winter chill in Germany around 2010, as well as

Luedeling, Eike; Blanke, Michael; Gebauer, Jens

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop  

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact August 11, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America's energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry. "Biofuels, along with other advanced vehicle technologies, hold the

448

Crop insurance as a form of disaster relief: an analysis of the alternatives  

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farmers with an adequate risk management tool despite major' reforms in 1980. Since the program has not accomplished its objectives, Congress has enacted ad hoc disaster programs that have caused major budgetary outlays in the 1980's. The 1990 Farm Bill... inequity between program and non-program crops, possibility that producers could be discriminated against on the basis of extreme risk, possibility of refusing coverage to innovative producers by allowing a crop unimportant to the economy of a specific...

Crenwelge, Cheryl

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Cell-Type Specificity of the Expression of Os BOR1, a Rice Efflux Boron Transporter Gene, Is Regulated in Response to Boron Availability for Efficient Boron Uptake and Xylem Loading  

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...Genes in Rice A database search of the rice genome for...endodermis; CO, cortex; SC, sclerenchyma cells...endodermis; CO, cortex; SC, sclerenchyma cells...Analysis A similarity search of the entire rice genome...ch/botinst/Devo_website/curtisvector/ ) (Curtis...

Yuko Nakagawa; Hideki Hanaoka; Masaharu Kobayashi; Kazumaru Miyoshi; Kyoko Miwa; Toru Fujiwara

2007-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Potassium on Uptake of 137Cs in Food Crops Grown on Coral Soils: Annual Crops at Bikini Atoll  

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In 1954 a radioactive plume from the thermonuclear device code named BRAVO contaminated the principal residential islands, Eneu and Bikini, of Bikini Atoll (11{sup o} 36 minutes N; 165{sup o} 22 minutes E), now part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The resulting soil radioactivity diminished greatly over the three decades before the studies discussed below began. By that time the shorter-lived isotopes had all but disappeared, but strontium-90 ({sup 90}Sr), and cesium-137, ({sup 137}Cs) were reduced by only one half-life. Minute amounts of the long-lived isotopes, plutonium-239+240 ({sup 239+240}Pu) and americium-241 ({sup 241}Am), were present in soil, but were found to be inconsequential in the food chain of humans and land animals. Rather, extensive studies demonstrated that the major concern for human health was {sup 137}Cs in the terrestrial food chain (Robison et al., 1983; Robison et al., 1997). The following papers document results from several studies between 1986 and 1997 aimed at minimizing the {sup 137}Cs content of annual food crops. The existing literature on radiocesium in soils and plant uptake is largely a consequence of two events: the worldwide fallout of 1952-58, and the fallout from Chernobyl. The resulting studies have, for the most part, dealt either with soils containing some amount of silicate clays and often with appreciable K, or with the short-term development of plants in nutrient cultures.

Stone, E R; Robinson, W

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Simulation of Bioenergy Crop Productivity: Analytical Framework and Case Study for Switchgrass  

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A global energy crop productivity model that provides geospatially explicit quantitative details on biomass potential and factors affecting sustainability would be useful, but does not exist now. This study describes a modeling platform capable of meeting many challenges associated with global-scale agro-ecosystem modeling. We designed an analytical framework for bioenergy crops consisting of six major components: (i) standardized natural resources datasets, (ii) global field-trial data and crop management practices, (iii) simulation units and management scenarios, (iv) model calibration and validation, (v) high-performance computing (HPC) simulation, and (vi) simulation output processing and analysis. The HPC-Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (HPC-EPIC) model simulated a perennial bioenergy crop, switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), estimating feedstock production potentials and effects across the globe. This modeling platform can assess soil C sequestration, net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, nonpoint source pollution (e.g., nutrient and pesticide loss), and energy exchange with the atmosphere. It can be expanded to include additional bioenergy crops (e.g., miscanthus, energy cane, and agave) and food crops under different management scenarios. The platform and switchgrass field-trial dataset are available to support global analysis of biomass feedstock production potential and corresponding metrics of sustainability.

Kang, Shujiang [ORNL; Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Nair, S. Surendran [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Nichols, Dr Jeff A [ORNL; Post, Wilfred M [ORNL; Brandt, Craig C [ORNL; Wullschleger, Stan D [ORNL; Wei, Yaxing [ORNL; Singh, Nagendra [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A National Assessment of Promising Areas for Switchgrass, Hybrid Poplar, or Willow Energy Crop Production  

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The objective of this paper is to systematically assess the cropland acreage that could support energy crops and the expected farm gate and delivered prices of energy crops. The assessment is based on output from two modeling approaches: (1) the Oak Ridge County-Level Energy Crop (ORECCL) database (1996 version) and (2) the Oak Ridge Integrated Bioenergy Analysis System (ORIBAS). The former provides county-level estimates of suitable acres, yields, and farmgate prices of energy crops (switchgrass, hybrid poplar, willow) for all fifty states. The latter estimates delivered feedstock prices and quantities within a state at a fine resolution (1 km2) and considers the interplay between transportation costs, farmgate prices, cropland density, and facility demand. It can be used to look at any type of feedstock given the appropriate input parameters. For the purposes of this assessment, ORIBAS has been used to estimate farmgate and delivered switchgrass prices in 11 states (AL, FL, GA, IA, M N, MO, ND, NE, SC, SD, and TN). Because the potential for energy crop production can be considered from several perspectives, and is evolving as policies, economics and our basic understanding of energy crop yields and production costs change, this assessment should be viewed as a snapshot in time.

Graham, R.L.; Walsh, M.E.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential producers and their attitudes toward adoption of biomass crops in central Florida  

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A recent study by the University of Florida, Center for Biomass Programs (1996) showed that biomass crops have potential as a new agricultural commodity in central Florida. Both herbaceous and woody biomass crops have high yields, and weather and soil conditions are favorable. In the Polk County area over 40,371 ha (100,000 A) of phosphate-mined land and about 161,486 ha (400,000 A) of pastureland may be available for biomass production at low opportunity cost. Phosphate land is owned by a few mining companies while pastureland is owned by or rented to cattlemen. Infrastructure for large-scale crop production, such as in the Midwest United States, does not presently exist in central Florida. Personal interviews were conducted with phosphate company managers and a mail survey was conducted with 940 landowners, with at least 16 ha (40 A) of agricultural land. Data were gathered related to decision making factors in growing biomass and other new crops. Results suggested that economic factors, particularly availability of an established market and an assured high return per acre were considered the most important factors. Lack of familiarity with new crops was an important barrier to their adoption. Potential net returns and production costs were considered the most important information needed to make decisions about growing biomass crops.

Rahmani, M.; Hodges, A.W. [Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States); Stricker, J.A. [Univ. of Florida, Bartow, FL (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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From left to right: Terry Tullis, Roland Brgmann, Onno Oncken,Allan Rubin, Paul Segall, Sergei Shapiro, Geoff King, Greg Hirth, Chris Wibberley, Massimo Cocco, Jim Rice,  

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Shapiro, Geoff King, Greg Hirth, Chris Wibberley, Massimo Cocco, Jim Rice, Kenshiro Otsuki #12;7 Group, MASSIMO COCCO, GREG HIRTH, GEOFFREY C. P. KING, ONNO ONCKEN, KENSHIRO OTSUKI, JAMES R. RICE, ALLAN RUBIN, PAUL SEGALL, SERGEI A. SHAPIRO, and CHRISTOPHER A. J. WIBBERLEY OVERVIEW At depth, all major faults

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Recycling of Vineyard and Winery Wastes as Nutritive Composts for Edible Mushroom Cultivation  

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Every year in Romania huge amounts of wine and vine wastes cause serious environmental damages in vineyards as well as nearby winery factories for instance by their burning on the soil surface or their incorporation inside soil matrix. The optimal and efficient way to solve these problems is to recycle these biomass wastes as main ingredients in nutritive composts preparation that could be used for edible mushrooms cultivation. In this respect the main aim of this work was to establish the best biotechnology of winery and vine wastes recycling by using them as appropriate growth substrata for edible and medicinal mushrooms. According to this purpose two mushroom species of Basidiomycetes namely Lentinula edodes as well as Pleurotus ostreatus were used as pure mushroom cultures in experiments. The experiments of inoculum preparation were set up under the following conditions: constant temperature 23?C; agitation speed 90120 rev min ?1 pH level 5.06.0. All mycelia mushroom cultures were incubated for 120168 h. In the next stage of experiments the culture composts for mushroom growing were prepared from the lignocellulose wastes as vine cuttings and marc of grapes in order to be used as substrata in mycelia development and fruit body formation. The tested culture variants were monitored continuously to keep constant the temperature during the incubation as well as air humidity air pressure and a balanced ratio of the molecular oxygen and carbon dioxide. In every mushroom culture cycle all the physical and chemical parameters that could influence the mycelia growing as well as fruit body formation of L. edodes and P. ostreatus were compared to the same fungal cultures that were grown on poplar logs used as control samples.

Marian Petre; Alexandru Teodorescu

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental and numerical investigations of mixing in raceway ponds for algae cultivation  

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Abstract The current high interest in the algae sector is leading to the development of several demo/commercial scale projects, either for the food market or bioenergy production. Raceway Ponds (RWPs) are a widely used technology for algae mass cultivation. \\{RWPs\\} were developed long time ago, and thus capital and operating costs are well assessed. Nevertheless, room still exists to further reduce operational costs. A possible route towards energy optimization and therefore operational cost reduction can be identified through a better understanding of the mixing phenomena. The focus of the present work is that vertical mixing, defined as the cyclical movement of the algal cells between surface and bottom layers of the culture, cannot be completely determined by considering only turbulence, and therefore it is not represented by the Re number. A 3D Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) analysis of a conventional RWP was carried out based on a multi-phase Volume of Fluid model, in order to investigate the flow field of the culture in the pond. The CFD results were compared with experimental measures on a 20m2 pilot RWP. Once agreement among CFD and experimental results was shown, a statistical evaluation of the trajectories calculated for algae particles in the flow was carried out. The aim of this statistical evaluation was to define the level of vertical mixing in different sections of the pond. The model proposed was then used to scale-up the results to a demo/pre-commercial size RWP (500m2). The standard deviation of the actual trajectory was calculated with respect to the undisturbed trajectory for each section modeled. The results of the simulation showed that a limited mixing is to be expected in RWPs. In the long straight parts of the pond vertical mixing is poor and algae tend to settle to the bottom. Only in the bends the vortexes produced by flow separation move part of the culture from the bottom to the top and vice-versa. This result does not fit with the practice, typically observed in large scale ponds, of reducing vortexes around the bends by placing baffles. The method described can be applied to different pond designs operated at different culture velocities.

Matteo Prussi; Marco Buffi; David Casini; David Chiaramonti; Francesco Martelli; Mauro Carnevale; Mario R. Tredici; Liliana Rodolfi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fertility-Based Herbicide Injury Recovery from Clomazone in Hybrid Rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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of clomazone in Texas rice production is Command 3ME?. The label recommends a single PRE application rate of 0.28 kg a.i./ha on coarse-textured soils and up to 0.67 kg ha-1 on fine-textured soils. A split application may also be administered, where the first... application is made PRE followed by a second application EPOST. Rates for the first PRE application range from 0.28 kg/ha on coarse-textured soils to 0.56 kg ha-1 on fine-textured soils. For the second EPOST application, recommended rates range from 0.11 kg...

McKnight, Benjamin 1985-

2012-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

458

Variability of Grain Arsenic Concentration and Speciation in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)  

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study was to evaluate a set of diverse rice cultivars, including both indica and japonica subspecies, for total grain-As (TGAs) and As-species concentrations in 2004, 2005, and 2007, on a native (moderate As-concentration) paddy soil and an adjacent...) and As-species concentrations, and their relationships with plant growth parameters, e.g., heading date, plant height, and yield were assessed. The cultivars exhibited a considerable range in both TGAs and grain-As species concentrations. In 2004...

Pillai, Tushara Raghvan

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

459

Moisture levels at which rice grains will not fissure from moisture adsorption  

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than their equilibrium relative humidity and weight readings were taken at intervals of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 h. Samples of rough, brown and milled rice equilibrated at 75, 6% relative humidity adsorbed more moisture during the initial 6 h... of exposure than samples equilibrated at a highez relative humidity, 86. 6%, when subjected to vapor-pressure changes of 0. 436 and 0. 387 kPa, respectively. In contrast, samples at the higher equilibrium relative humidity (86. 6%) had adsorbed more...

Kamau, John Mugeto

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

460

Anaerobic fermentation of rice straw and chicken manure to carboxylic acids  

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biomass (Lynd et al., 2002). Carboxylic acids (C2? C7) are produced from anaerobic fermentation. Because they have a high market value, these acids can be recovered and sold. Alternatively, they can be converted to methane (biogas) or chemicals (e... conditions, both of which contribute heavily to production costs. Zhang and Zhang (1999) studied biogasification of rice straw to produce biogas (CH4 (50%)); however, methane is a low-value product. 1.6 The MixAlco Process An alternative to SSF...

Agbogbo, Frank Kwesi

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Sumatran rice and miracle herbs: Local and international natural knowledge in late-colonial Guatemala  

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of the foreign plants, and in dialogue with men who experimented with new crops in Central Americas provinces, but also established a transatlantic conversation - conducted in the pages of newspapers - about these plants. The Gazetas world was truly global...

Brockmann, Sophie

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Biodiesel production from algae cultivated in winter with artificial wastewater through pH regulation by acetic acid  

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Abstract Algae have been considered as a promising biodiesel feedstock. One of the major factors affecting large-scale algae technology application is poor wintering cultivation performance. In this study, an integrated approach is investigated combining freshwater microalgae Chlorella zofingiensis wintering cultivation in pilot-scale photobioreactors with artificial wastewater treatment. Mixotrophic culture with the addition of acetic acid (pH-regulation group) and autotrophic culture (control group) were designed, and the characteristics of algal growth, lipid and biodiesel production, and nitrogen and phosphate removal were examined. The results showed that, by using acetic acid three times per day to regulate pH at between 6.8 and 7.2, the total nitrogen (TN) and total phosphate (TP) removal could be increased from 45.2% to 73.5% and from 92.2% to 100%, respectively. Higher biomass productivity of 66.94mgL?1day?1 with specific growth rate of 0.260day?1 was achieved in the pH-regulation group. The lipid content was much higher when using acetic acid to regulate pH, and the relative lipid productivity reached 37.48mgL?1day?1. The biodiesel yield in the pH-regulated group was 19.44% of dry weight, with 1618 carbons as the most abundant composition for fatty acid methyl esters. The findings of the study prove that pH adjustment using acetic acid is efficient in cultivating C. zofingiensis in wastewater in winter for biodiesel production and nutrient reduction.

Liandong Zhu; Erkki Hiltunen; Qing Shu; Weizheng Zhou; Zhaohua Li; Zhongming Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical Compositions and Antioxidant/Antimicrobial Activities of Various Samples Prepared from Schinus terebinthifolius Leaves Cultivated in Egypt  

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Chemical Compositions and Antioxidant/Antimicrobial Activities of Various Samples Prepared from Schinus terebinthifolius Leaves Cultivated in Egypt ... The fresh leaves of Egyptian S. terebinthifolius Raddi were collected from a tree growing in five different spots in Kalubia Delta, Middle Egypt on May 2007. ... Yields of essential oils from leaves of Egyptian S. terebinthifolius were 0.50 0.01 g/100 g of fresh leaves and 0.90 0.02 g/100 g of shade-dried leaves (w/w). ...

Khaled F. El-Massry; Ahmed H. El-Ghorab; Hamdy A. Shaaban; Takayuki Shibamoto

2009-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Using a Decision Support System to Optimize Production of Agricultural Crop Residue Biofeedstock  

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For several years the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has been developing a Decision Support System for Agriculture (DSS4Ag) which determines the economically optimum recipe of various fertilizers to apply at each site in a field to produce a crop, based on the existing soil fertility at each site, as well as historic production information and current prices of fertilizers and the forecast market price of the crop at harvest, for growing a crop such as wheat, potatoes, corn, or cotton. In support of the growing interest in agricultural crop residues as a bioenergy feedstock, we have extended the capability of the DSS4Ag to develop a variable-rate fertilizer recipe for the simultaneous economically optimum production of both grain and straw, and have been conducting field research to test this new DSS4Ag. In this paper we report the results of two years of field research testing and enhancing the DSS4Ags ability to economically optimize the fertilization for the simultaneous production of both grain and its straw, where the straw is an agricultural crop residue that can be used as a biofeedstock.

Reed L. Hoskinson; Ronald C. Rope; Raymond K. Fink

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Fresh Way to Cut Combustion, Crop and Air Heating Costs Avoids Million BTU Purchases: Inventions and Innovation Combustion Success Story  

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Success story written for the Inventions and Innovation Program about a new space heating method that uses solar energy to heat incoming combustion, crop, and ventilation air.

Wogsland, J.

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Regulating the Regulators: The Increased Role for the Federal Judiciary in Monitoring the Debate over Genetically Modified Crops  

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crops: soy, corn, and canola. 5 1 In 1996, three millionall soy, corn, cotton, and canola sold in the United States

Denton, Blake

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EFFICACY AND TIMING OF FUNGICIDES, BACTERICIDES, AND BIOLOGICALS for DECIDUOUS TREE FRUIT, NUT, STRAWBERRY, AND VINE CROPS 2010  

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cane and leafspot Phomopsis fruit rot and dieback PowderyStrawberry Pome and stone fruit crops including almond;BIOLOGICALS for DECIDUOUS TREE FRUIT, NUT, STRAWBERRY, AND

Adaskaveg, James E; Gubler, W D; Michailides, Themis J.; Holtz, Brent A.

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Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration by Tillage and Crop Rotation: A Global  

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Tillage and Crop Rotation Tillage and Crop Rotation Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration by Tillage and Crop Rotation: A Global Data Analysis DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/tcm.002 PDF file Full text Soil Science Society of America Journal 66:1930-1946 (2002) CSITE image Tristram O. West and Wilfred M. Post DOE Center for Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems (CSiTE) Environmental Sciences Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6290 U.S.A. Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research Program Abstract Global map Changes in agricultural management can potentially increase the accumulation rate of soil organic carbon (SOC), thereby sequestering CO2 from the atmosphere. This study was conducted to quantify potential soil

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Improving the Way We Harvest & Deliver Biofuels Crops | Department of  

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Improving the Way We Harvest & Deliver Biofuels Crops Improving the Way We Harvest & Deliver Biofuels Crops Improving the Way We Harvest & Deliver Biofuels Crops May 24, 2013 - 9:40am Addthis The self-propelled baler collects and packages bales of feedstock on-site that can be immediately loaded and sent to a biorefinery for use. | Photo courtesy of Antares Group. The self-propelled baler collects and packages bales of feedstock on-site that can be immediately loaded and sent to a biorefinery for use. | Photo courtesy of Antares Group. The bale picking truck follows the self-propelled baler, picking up and packaging the bales into packs before transferring them to an attached flatbed. | Photo courtesy of Antares Group. The bale picking truck follows the self-propelled baler, picking up and packaging the bales into packs before transferring them to an attached

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Logistics cost analysis of rice residues for second generation bioenergy production in Ghana  

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Abstract This study explores the techno-economic potential of rice residues as a bioenergy resource to meet Ghanas energy demands. Major rice growing regions of Ghana have 7090% of residues available for bioenergy production. To ensure cost-effective biomass logistics, a thorough cost analysis was made for two bioenergy routes. Logistics costs for a 5MWe straw combustion plant were 39.01, 47.52 and 47.89USD/t for Northern, Ashanti and Volta regions respectively. Logistics cost for a 0.25MWe husk gasification plant (with roundtrip distance 10km) was 2.64USD/t in all regions. Capital cost (6672%) contributes significantly to total logistics costs of straw, however for husk logistics, staff (40%) and operation and maintenance costs (46%) dominate. Baling is the major processing logistic cost for straw, contributing to 4648% of total costs. Scale of straw unit does not have a large impact on logistic costs. Transport distance of husks has considerable impact on logistic costs.

Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi; Maria Cristina Fernandes; Per Sieverts Nielsen; Clemente Pedro Nunes

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2/24/2014 News -Using Windmills Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice To Charge Portable Devices -TalkMarkets -Content http://www.talkmarkets.com/content/news/using-windmills-smaller-than-a-grain-of-rice-to-charge-portable-devices?post=39881 1/3  

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-a-grain-of-rice-to-charge-portable-devices?post=39881 1/3 US Markets Global Markets Fixed Income ETFs Commodities Forex Hot Topics Login Register Login with Facebook BETA Enter stocks... US Stocks Using Windmills Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice To Charge Portable-dimensional metal pieces utilizing planar multilayer electroplating techniques that have been optimized by Win

Chiao, Jung-Chih

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Efficiency assessment of using satellite data for crop area estimation in Ukraine  

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Abstract The knowledge of the crop area is a key element for the estimation of the total crop production of a country and, therefore, the management of agricultural commodities markets. Satellite data and derived products can be effectively used for stratification purposes and a-posteriori correction of area estimates from ground observations. This paper presents the main results and conclusions of the study conducted in 2010 to explore feasibility and efficiency of crop area estimation in Ukraine assisted by optical satellite remote sensing images. The study was carried out on three oblasts in Ukraine with a total area of 78,500km2. The efficiency of using images acquired by several satellite sensors (MODIS, Landsat-5/TM, AWiFS, LISS-III, and RapidEye) combined with a field survey on a stratified sample of square segments for crop area estimation in Ukraine is assessed. The main criteria used for efficiency analysis are as follows: (i) relative efficiency that shows how much time the error of area estimates can be reduced with satellite images, and (ii) cost-efficiency that shows how much time the costs of ground surveys for crop area estimation can be reduced with satellite images. These criteria are applied to each satellite image type separately, i.e., no integration of images acquired by different sensors is made, to select the optimal dataset. The study found that only MODIS and Landsat-5/TM reached cost-efficiency thresholds while AWiFS, LISS-III, and RapidEye images, due to its high price, were not cost-efficient for crop area estimation in Ukraine at oblast level.

Francisco Javier Gallego; Nataliia Kussul; Sergii Skakun; Oleksii Kravchenko; Andrii Shelestov; Olga Kussul

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Badh2, Encoding Betaine Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, Inhibits the Biosynthesis of 2-Acetyl-1-Pyrroline, a Major Component in Rice Fragrance  

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...following: (1) the major transcription start point was downstream of the predicted Badh2 start...analysis to determine the transcription start point and found that the 5-RACE products for...technique for scent determination in rice. Indian J. Genet. Plant Breed. 38: 268-271...

Saihua Chen; Yi Yang; Weiwei Shi; Qing Ji; Fei He; Ziding Zhang; Zhukuan Cheng; Xiangnong Liu; Mingliang Xu

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Reduced methane emissions from large-scale changes in water management of China's rice paddies during 19802000  

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Reduced methane emissions from large-scale changes in water management of China's rice paddies contributed to the decline in the rate of increase of global atmospheric methane (CH4) concentration over mid-season drainage to generate estimates of total methane flux for 1980­2000. CH4 emissions from

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1E7 MECHANICS [5 credits] Lecturer(s): Professor Henry Rice (hrice@tcd.ie) Overall Coordinator  

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1E7 MECHANICS [5 credits] Lecturer(s): Professor Henry Rice (hrice@tcd.ie) ­ Overall Coordinator of system performance. Learning outcomes Upon completion of this module, students will be able to: design it is loaded axially; calculate the first and second moments of area of a section; calculate the stresses

O'Mahony, Donal E.

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A microprocessor-based data acquisition and instrumentation system for the control of a rice-husk furnace  

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The development of efficient combustion systems burning solid agricultural wastes for heat and power generation requires well designed microprocessor-controlled systems. This paper describes the development of a cost-effective system to control the stable and clean combustion of rice husks in a vertical cyclone furnace. Such a system is shown to be economically feasible.

Mashkuri Yaacob; Baharuddin Ali

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Dicer-like 3 produces transposable element-associated 24-nt siRNAs that control agricultural traits in rice  

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...addition, Elongated Uppermost Internode (EUI), which encodes a GA deactivating enzyme...MITEs in its introns (Fig. 3 AC). EUI was up-regulated in 3a-3 and 3a-1...Fig. 3 E and F). Overexpression of EUI causes severe dwarfism in rice (35, 41...

Liya Wei; Lianfeng Gu; Xianwei Song; Xiekui Cui; Zhike Lu; Ming Zhou; Lulu Wang; Fengyi Hu; Jixian Zhai; Blake C. Meyers; Xiaofeng Cao

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Free Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice, Andrew W. Moore and Andy Hopper  

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Free Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice renewable en- ergy by (i) colocating datacentres with these remote energy sources, (ii) connecting them over that period. In anticipation of this growth, our industry is begin- ning to explore renewable energy

Cambridge, University of

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SHALLOT-LIKE1 Is a KANADI Transcription Factor That Modulates Rice Leaf Rolling by Regulating Leaf Abaxial Cell Development  

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...increase the photosynthetic capacity of rice, as well as other...increases yield, reduces the solar radiation on leaves, and decreases...results in enhanced light capture capacity and increased chlorophyll contents...in a higher photosynthetic capacity. SLL1 deficiency suppresses...

Guang-Heng Zhang; Qian Xu; Xu-Dong Zhu; Qian Qian; Hong-Wei Xue

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African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 59 -67 ISSN 1021-9730/2014 $4.00 Printed in Uganda. All rights reserved 2014, African Crop Science Society  

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in Uganda. All rights reserved © 2014, African Crop Science Society MORPHOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF TROPICAL, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda 1 National Crops Resources Research Institute, Namulonge, P. O. Box 7081, Kampala, Uganda 2 University of California, Department of Plant Sciences/MS1

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Biodiesel is produced from a wide variety of oilseed crops. In Europe, canola is the major biodiesel crop while in the U.S. soybeans dominate. Montana State University researchers have developed a  

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Technology Biodiesel is produced from a wide variety of oilseed crops. In Europe, canola is the major biodiesel crop while in the U.S. soybeans dominate. Montana State University researchers have plants used for biodiesel. Seed oil content increases are induced by puroindoline genes which promote

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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Survival rate and stylet penetration behavior of current Korean populations of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens, on resistant rice varieties  

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To understand the development of host plant resistance-breaking ability of the current BPH populations in Korea, we conducted nymphal survivorship tests and electrical penetration graph (EPG) studies on susceptible and resistant rice varieties with four different BPH populations, which were collected in the early 1980s (S-BPH) and in 2005, 2006, and 2007. The S-BPH had low survival rates on resistant rice varieties carrying either Bph1 or bph2. However, the current BPH populations have high resistance-breaking ability on the varieties with their elevated survival rates, whereas their survival rates were still low on the other resistant varieties, Gayabyeo (Bph1the other unknown gene) and Rathu Heenati (Bph3). The EPG analysis also revealed that the ratio of BPH that could reach the phloem sap ingestion waveform (N4-b) within 15h on the resistant rice varieties containing Bph1 or bph2 was higher in the current BPH populations (16.750%) than in the S-BPH population (0-4.2%). However, the pre-reaching time from the penetration start to the first N4-b waveform in the current BPH populations was significantly longer on resistant varieties (Bph1 or bph2) than on susceptible varieties. Furthermore, the total duration of N4-b waveform was significantly shorter on the resistant varieties. From these results, we suggest that, although the current \\{BPHs\\} collected in Korea have a high resistance-breaking ability through the increase of survival rate on resistant rice varieties carrying either Bph1 or bph2, they still have some difficulties feeding on the phloem sap of the resistant rice varieties.

Bo Yoon Seo; Jin Kyo Jung; Byeong-Reol Choi; Hyung-Man Park; Si-Woo Lee; Bong Hoon Lee

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The trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers of Austin, Texas: a study of the cultivated plant materials in a central Texas landscape  

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. To determine what plants were being sold in retail or wholesale nurseries during the study period, but were never or rarely seen in cultivation. There were two questions to consider in this area. Was the lack of plants in the surveyed area due to their poor.... To determine what plants were being sold in retail or wholesale nurseries during the study period, but were never or rarely seen in cultivation. There were two questions to consider in this area. Was the lack of plants in the surveyed area due to their poor...

Cole, Deborah Elaine

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HorTICULTUrAL & ForEST CroPS 2014 Commercial Small Fruit: Diseases and Insects 2-1  

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HorTICULTUrAL & ForEST CroPS 2014 Commercial Small Fruit: Diseases and Insects 2-1 Diseases in commercial small fruit crops is obtained only through the judicious use of pesticides combined with sound-picking), and resistant varieties. Organically approved tools listed in this guide for small fruit insect pests include

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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Changes in Root Surface Area, Nutrient Absorption Activity, and Root Carbohydrate Concentration during Crop Cycles of Rosa hybrida  

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Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616, USA 2 Protected Horticulture Experiment Station National Horticulture over such crop cycles under conditions of high or low light. A sequential harvest experiment. Plant RSA did not change significantly during the high light crop cycle and averaged 14400 cm2 plant-1

Lieth, J. Heinrich

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Influence of environmental parameters on penoxsulam control of alligatorweed (alternanthera philoxeroides) in rice (oryza sativa)  

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obtained with such herbicides as bentazon, bifenox, dicamba, fenoprop, pendimethalin, propanil, and triclopyr without serious damage to the crop (Julien and Broadbent 1980). Bispyribac-sodium has provided at least 85% control of small alligatorweed all... graminicides mixed with broadleaf herbicides (Holshouser and Coble 1990; Vidrine et al. 1995). Efficacy of fenoxaprop was reduced when mixed with 8 bentazon and triclopyr on grasses as well as when mixed with propanil and halosulfuron on barnyardgrass...

Willingham, Samuel Duane

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An economic analysis of sprinkler irrigation technology in the Texas Rice Belt  

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major and necessary prcduction expense. Irrigation water must be pumped from the ground, purchased as surface water from canal companies, or pumped directly from surface water sources. Rising energy and irrigation water well related costs have... increased the total cost of obtaining groundwater. Producers are indirectly affected when purchasing surface water; rising costs experienced by canal companies are reflected in the price producers must pay to purchase the surface water necessary for crop...

Parker, Michael R

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Linkages among climate change, crop yields and MexicoUS cross-border migration  

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Linkages among climate change, crop yields and Mexico­US cross-border migration Shuaizhang Fenga assumed, with other factors held constant, by approximately the year 2080, climate change is estimated perspective given that many regions, espe- cially developing countries, are expected to experience significant

Oppenheimer, Michael

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Persistence of seeds from crops of conventional and herbicide tolerant oilseed rape (Brassica napus)  

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...modified Herbicide Tolerance project (BRIGHT) (Sweet et al...glufosinate (Bayer Crop. Science, Liberty Link) and by conventional...for the first 2 years of the project. The appropriate herbicide...regulatory constraints on the BRIGHT project meant that at most sites all...

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crop science, vol. 51, septemberoctober 2011 Along-term challenge faced by upland cotton (Gossypium  

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crop science, vol. 51, september­october 2011 ReseaRch Along-term challenge faced by upland cotton by a fundamental shift in the cotton fiber market from a primarily domestically con- sumed product to one in which nearly two-thirds of the U.S. cot- ton is now exported. Since the international cotton fiber market

Chee, Peng W.

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1900 CROP SCIENCE, VOL. 44, NOVEMBERDECEMBER 2004 Reducing the Genetic Vulnerability of Cotton  

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1900 CROP SCIENCE, VOL. 44, NOVEMBER­DECEMBER 2004 Reducing the Genetic Vulnerability of Cotton. Lloyd May, and C. Wayne Smith change in cotton yields has steadily declined since 1985. The u.s. cotton (Gossypium spp.) production system By 1998, absolute cotton yields (not just the rate ofexemplifies

Chee, Peng W.

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops -2013 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON  

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops - 2013 63 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist Preplant Burndown Herbicides for Weed Management in Cotton Herbicide is required before cotton planting. In general, CLARITY is less effective than 2,4-D LVE on cutleaf

Stuart, Steven J.

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops -2014 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON  

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South Carolina Pest Management Handbook for Field Crops - 2014 70 WEED CONTROL IN COTTON Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist Preplant Burndown Herbicides for Weed Management in Cotton Herbicide is required before cotton planting. In general, CLARITY is less effective than 2,4-D LVE on cutleaf

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Price vs. weather shock hedging for cash crops: ex ante evaluation for cotton  

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Price vs. weather shock hedging for cash crops: ex ante evaluation for cotton producers in Cameroon, we assess the risk mitigation capac- ity of weather index-based insurance for cotton farmers. We. Second, in accordance with the existing agronomical literature we find that the length of the cotton

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Aspects of Applied Biology 112, 2011 Biomass and Energy Crops IV  

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, biomass yields, bioenergy Introduction The United States'Energy Independence and SecurityAct of 2007 (EISA; Fargione et al., 2008). Producing more corn-based ethanol may increase food prices due to changing market dynamics. Alternative bioenergy options include non-food biomass feedstock from perennial crops and more

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Climate change impacts on crop yield and quality with CO2 fertilization in China  

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...change impacts on crop yield and quality with CO2 fertilization in China...elevated CO2 on processing quality characteristics of two winter...experiment system. In Proc. World Engineers' Convention. vol. E, agricultural...1996Changes in wheat grain quality due to doubling the level of...

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LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1  

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1 LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1 , C for bioenergy and have been, notably to this end, the subject of several LCA-based studies mostly focusing classified into three categories according to the comprehensiveness of the LCA study and depending on whether

Boyer, Edmond

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LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1  

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1 LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1 , C, notably to this end, the subject of several LCA-based studies mostly focusing on energy and GHG balances according to the comprehensiveness of the LCA study and depending on whether they were peer-reviewed or not

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Characterization of forest crops with a range of nutrient and water treatments using AISA Hyperspectral Imagery.  

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This research examined the utility of Airborne Imaging Spectrometer for Applications (AISA) hyperspectral imagery for estimating the biomass of three forest crops---sycamore, sweetgum and loblolly pine--planted in experimental plots with a range of fertilization and irrigation treatments on the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina.

Gong, Binglei; Im, Jungho; Jensen, John, R.; Coleman, Mark; Rhee, Jinyoung; Nelson, Eric

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Modelling the perennial energy crop market: the role of spatial diffusion  

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...k is greater than the annual biomass energy demand, Dk , to operate plant...provide a consistent price for biomass energy. LHV, also known as net calorific...consistent net caloric value for biomass energy of 3.97 GJ1. Energy crop farm...

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