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Agriculture

Hydroxide?Derived Nanostructures: Scalable Synthesis, Characterization, Properties, and Potential Applications
27/05/2024 - This study summarizes the recent discovery on how to convert, in one pot, non?toxic earth?abundant precursors into nanostructures at the kilogram scale at temperatures
Enhancing Electrochemical Efficiency of Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells for Carbon Dioxide Reduction Through Nickel?Doped Titanate?Based Cathode with Doped Ceria Electrolyte
23/05/2024 - The electro?catalytic properties of Ni?LSCT (La0.20Sr0.25Ca0.45Ni0.05Ti0.95O3–?) cathode of SOEC for CO2 electrolysis with GDC (Gd0.1Ce0.9O1.95) electrolyte is reported. The exsolution of Ni...
‘Passivated Precursor’ Approach to All?Alkynyl?Protected Gold Nanoclusters and Total Structure Determination of Au130
26/05/2024 - A ‘passivated precursor’ approach is developed for the efficient synthesis and isolation of all?alkynyl?protected gold nanoclusters. Direct reduction of dpa?passivated precursor Au?dpa (Hdpa =...
Multi-proxy evidence for woodland clearance in northeast Northumberland (England) during the Iron Age
01/07/2024 - Abstract Pollen diagrams covering the Bronze Age to Roman period from northeast Northumberland are scarce. We present a 14C-dated pollen record from a peat-filled forest hollow...
Unlocking Sustainability: Transforming Tight-Oil Produced Water into a Lifeline for West Texas
- This study examines the potential for treating and reusing tight-oil produced water (TPW) in West Texas to alleviate water shortages, preserve groundwater resources and mitigate seismicity. TPW, a...
Assessing river water quality for ecological risk in the context of a decaying river in India
25/05/2024 - The decay of rivers and river water pollution are common problems worldwide. However, many works have been performed on decaying rivers in India, and the status of the water quality is still...
Greenhouse gas emissions and their driving factors among different flowering Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris L.) varieties
25/05/2024 - Crop cultivars have an influence on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and there is variation between varieties. However, there are few reports available on the differences in GHG emissions and their...
Controlling the Uptake and Release of Semiochemicals in Channel?Type Metal?Organic Frameworks Through Pore Expansion
22/05/2024 - In this study, a series of Zr(IV)? and Al(III)?based MOFs containing sequentially expanded 1D?channel pores were investigated for the uptake and controlled release of semiochemicals. Through pore...
Role of Cryoconite Translocation on the Biogeochemical Features of Alpine Soils at the Central Caucasus Region, Mount Elbrus
- The study of cryoconite – a specific organomineral sediment on the glacier surface – is essential to estimate environmental processes and sustainability, biogeochemical cycles, pollution rate and...
Foliar spraying of zinc oxide nanoparticles improves water transport and nitrogen metabolism in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) seedlings mitigating the negative impacts of cadmium
22/05/2024 - The use of bio-nanotechnology in agriculture—such as the biological applications of metal oxide nanoparticles (NPs)—greatly improves crop yield and quality under different abiotic stress...
Phenanthrene metabolism in Panicum miliaceum: anatomical adaptations, degradation pathway, and computational analysis of a dioxygenase enzyme
22/05/2024 - Polycyclic aromatic compounds (PAHs) are persistent organic pollutants of environmental concern due to their potential impacts on food chain, with plants being particularly vulnerable. While...
A robust, low-temperature, closed-loop anaerobic system for high-solid mixed farm wastes: advancing agricultural waste management solutions in Canada
23/05/2024 - This study investigates the effectiveness of low-temperature (20 ± 1 °C) anaerobic digestion (AD) for two organic multiple farm substrate combinations: Set 1 comprising chicken manure (CM),...
Analyzing greenhouse gas emissions and influencing factors of 247 actual wastewater treatment plants in China using emission factor and operational data integrated methods (ODIM)
21/05/2024 - In response to China’s policies on pollution control and carbon emission (CE) reductions, more stringent regulations have been implemented to evaluate CE in wastewater treatment facilities. In...
Optimization of Water-Repellent Finishing of Polyester/Viscose Fabric by Plasma Pretreatment Using Response Surface Methodology
22/05/2024 - Water-repellent textiles, which resist water penetration while allowing breathability, are crucial in various industries, including clothing, healthcare, agriculture, and construction, owing to...
Luminescent tetranuclear copper(I) and gold(I) heterobimetallic complexes: A phosphine acetylide amidinate orthogonal ligand framework for selective complexation
17/05/2024 - The synthesis of phosphine acetylide amidinate stabilized copper(I) and gold(I) heterobimetallic complexes was achieved by reacting ligand [{Ph2PC?CC(NDipp)2}Li(thf)3] (Dipp =...
Variation in Catalytic Efficacies of a 2D pH?Stable MOF by Altering Activation Methods
17/05/2024 - A chemically robust 2D MOF, IITKGP?60, has been strategically designed and developed, which showed excellent catalytic activity in three?component Strecker reaction and Knoevenagel condensation...
Effects of water extract from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on growth and selenium uptake of peach seedlings
17/05/2024 - The content of selenium (Se) in most horticultural crops is low. To improve Se uptake in fruit trees, we investigated the impact of water extract derived from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on...
Characterization of holocellulose extracted from agricultural and food processing byproducts via ecofriendly delignification pulping process
15/05/2024 - A design scheme for preparing PAM/APEI hydrogel with the dissipate energy mechanism under the loads.AbstractAppropriate mechanical properties is one of the prerequisites for the applications of...
Position-specific carbon stable isotope analysis of glyphosate: isotope fingerprinting of molecules within a mixture
- Glyphosate [N-(phosphonomethyl) glycine] is a widely used herbicide and a molecule of interest in the environmental sciences, due to its global use in agriculture and its potential impact on...
Extraction of cellulose from halophytic plants for the synthesis of a novel biocomposite
15/05/2024 - Cellulose nanofibers, a sustainable and promising material with widespread applications, exhibit appreciable strength and excellent mechanical and physicochemical properties. The preparation of...
Is it healthy urban agriculture? Human exposure to potentially toxic elements in urban gardens from Andalusia, Spain
15/05/2024 - Different vegetable species and topsoils were collected from different urban gardens of Seville, Cordoba, and Huelva (South Spain) and from two small towns in a mining area (Riotinto), together...