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Climate, crops and lacking data underlie regional disparities in the CO2 fertilization effect — Last modified July 22, 2013 16:17
Climate, crops and lacking data underlie regional disparities in the CO2 fertilization effect
Global crop exposure to critical high temperatures in the reproductive period: historical trends and future projections — Last modified June 20, 2013 08:50
Haron M Gourdji, Adam M Sibley and David B Lobell, 2013. Environmental Research Letters Volume 8 024041 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024041
A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual and longer time scales — Last modified June 05, 2013 08:27
A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual and longer time scales
World's first soil fertility index based on microbial health developed — Last modified May 22, 2013 08:42
A research group led by Professor Motoki Kubo at the College of Life Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, announced on December 10, 2012, that they developed the world's first soil fertility index (SOFIX(R)) based on the assessment of soil biological characteristics.
NIAES, Tohoku University Jointly Develop World's First N2O Emission-Cutting Technology Using Microorganisms — Last modified March 01, 2013 10:20
The National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES) and Tohoku University, both in Japan, announced on November 12, 2012, that a research group has succeeded in producing Bradyrhizobium japonicum with increased nitrous oxide reductase (N2OR) activity and in demonstrating, both in the laboratory and in an outdoor field, that it can mitigate soil emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), which is one of the causal substances of global warming and ozone depletion.
NEC starts "SMART" village development study project in India using hydroponic and info technology to improve lives of the poor — Last modified January 08, 2013 10:16
NEC Corp., a leading Japanese electronics, computer and IT services company, announced on August 28, 2012, the start of a feasibility study for "smart" village development in India aimed at improving the lives of people at the "bottom of the pyramid" (BOP), those in the lower income group.
Report: diverse interaction between species holds key to stable ecosystems — Last modified November 30, 2012 09:57
Panasonic develops artificial photosynthesis system to generate organic materials from carbon dioxide — Last modified October 24, 2012 09:21
Panasonic Corp., a major Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer, announced on July 30, 2012, that it had developed an artificial photosynthesis system that is able to generate organic materials from carbon dioxide (CO2) and water by illumination with sunlight, similarly to the process that occurs in plants, with the world's highest solar energy conversion efficiency (mentioned as efficiency hereinafter).
FAO, IIASA Launch Global Agro-Ecological Zones Portal to Plan for Climate Change Impacts — Last modified June 01, 2012 13:55
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) have released a planning tool to help identify areas capable of contributing to increased food production while meeting the challenges posed by climate change and maintenance of a natural resource base.
Fuji Electric releases solar power generating weed-control mats — Last modified March 28, 2012 14:33
Fuji Electric Co., a Japanese manufacturer of electrical machinery and appliances, announced on December 1, 2011, the release of a power-generating weed-control mat, a photovoltaic system combined with a barrier mat for preventing weed growth.
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