Job alert: Associate Professor in Agro-ecology and sustainable agriculture (University of Reading, UK)
University of Reading is seeking to appoint a talented individual capable of leading internationally competitive research in the area of agro-ecology and sustainable agriculture. The opportunity arises because of the strategi...
Job alert: Postdoc Position in Ecology
“Pollination, Biocontrol and Biodiversity in a Landscape Context”
The relative importance of local vs. regional determinants of biodiversity and multitrophic interactions including pollination and biological control is still little explored. Testing major hypotheses may build upon the exper...
Event alert: Biodiversity and Food Security – From Trade-offs to Synergies
3rd International Conference on Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals - October 29-31, 2014, Aix-en-Provence, France
This international conference is the third in a series, organized b...
Article alert: Sustainable reuse of rice residues as feedstocks in vermicomposting for organic fertilizer production
Environmental Science and Pollution Research
(2014) 21(2): 1349-1359. doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-1995-0Katrina Pui Yee Shak, Ta Yeong Wu, Su Lin Lim, Chieh Ai LeeOver the past decade, rice (Oryza sativa or Oryz...
Article alert: Distribution of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana in Rice Ecosystems and Its Effect on Soil Enzymes
Current Microbiology (2013) 67(5): 631-636. doi: 10.1007/s00284-013-0414-6Yong Jia et al. Fungal entomopathogens, especially Beauveria bassiana, are often studied within the context of their use in bio...
Article alert: Forecasting Rice Productivity Using a Neural Network Method: A Global Warming Scenario
Advanced Science and Technology Letters (2014) 49: 222-228.
http://dx.doi.org/10.14257/astl.2014.49.42Ik Hoon Jang and Young Chan ChoeThe objective of this study is to forecast future rice productivity by re...
Article alert: Provision of ecosystem services is determined by human agency, not ecosystem functions. Four case
International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management (2014) 10(1): 40–53. doi: 10.1080/21513732.2014.884166Spangenberg JH, Görg C, Dao Truong T, Tekken V, Victor Bustamante J, Sett...
Article alert: Adaptation in rice-wheat based sodic agroecosystems: A case study on climate resilient farmers’ practices
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (2014) 13(2): 377-389.Singh et al.Resource-poor farmers, living in marginal environments and more directly dependent on local natural resources, have developed location...
Article alert: Sprinkler irrigation of rice fields reduces grain arsenic but enhances cadmium
Science of The Total Environment (2014) 485: 468-473.Moreno-Jiménez, Eduardo, et al.Previous studies have demonstrated that rice cultivated under flooded conditions has higher concentrations of arsenic (...
Article alert: Analysis of Growth and Rice Yields (Oryza sativa L.) Conventional, Organic Transitional, and Organic Farming System
Vegetalika (2013) 2(3): 1-12.Mungara E, Indradewa D, dan Rogomulyo R. A healthy lifestyle has resulted in organic farming system. This study aimed to determine the effect of changes of conventional farming to...
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