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Context-dependent assembly rules and the role of dominating grasses in semi-natural abandoned sub-mediterranean grasslands
We investigated fine-scale patterns of trait-based community assembly in calcareous grasslands of the Central Apennines, Italy. We used the habitat template of environmentally contrasting north-facing and south-facing ...
Design, development and evaluation of a wireless system for the automatic identification of implements
Monitoring operative conditions is one of the most important aspects of modern agricultural management. In order to improve data collection efficiency, it is necessary to develop an automated system that collects data on ...
A comparison of the functional traits of Common reed (Phragmites australis) in Northern China: Aquatic vs. terrestrial ecotypes
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Common reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.) is distributed widely throughout the world with various ecotypes. This research compares the functional traits and biomass allocation patterns of two contrasting ...
Evaluation of vaginal discharge with the Metricheck device and the relationship to reproductive performance in postpartum dairy cows
(Wiley: 12 months, 2014)
Vaginal mucus during estrus was examined with the Metricheck device and the relationship to the reproduction of high-yielding dairy cows was studied. The study was conducted in 99 dairy herds located in Western Germany and ...
Modeling the Reaction Kinetics During Hydrothermal Carbonization of Waste Biomass
Development of a digestate treatment’s scheme for nutrients recovery and re-use to apply on alpine small/medium size agricultural plants
(Universität für Bodenkultur, 2014)
One of the problems still open in many anaerobic digestion (AD) projects regards digestate’s management, in order to ensure the environmental sustainability of the production cycle. Digestate flows, as well as the original ...