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Ecology and management of exotic and endemic Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis
(Wiley: 12 months, 2009)
1 The Asian longhorned beetle is native to China and Korea, and was found for the first time outside its native habitat in the U.S.A. in 1996, with subsequent detections being made in Canada and several European countries. 2 ...
Diversity of Bacillus anthracis strains in Georgia and of vaccine strains from the former Soviet Union
(American Society for Microbiology, 2006)
Despite the increased number of anthrax outbreaks in Georgia and the other Caucasian republics of the former Soviet Union, no data are available on the diversity of the Bacillus anthracis strains involved. There is also ...
Effects of biological soil crusts on seed bank, germination and establishment of two annual plant species in the Tengger Desert (N China)
The presence of biological soil crusts can affect the germination and survival of vascular plants, but the reasons are not well investigated. We have conducted a field investigation and greenhouse experiments to test the ...
Iron deficiency and chlorosis in orchard and vineyard ecosystems
Deterioration of medieval painting in the chapel of the Holy Nail, Siena (Italy) partially treated with Paraloid B72
Painted surfaces in the Chapel of the Holy Nail in the medieval ex-hospital of Siena show five areas of oxidation and blackening. Most were treated with Paraloid B72 acrylic resin 40 years ago. To study deterioration of ...
Effects of municipal solid waste compost, farmyard manure and chemical fertilizers on wheat growth, soil composition and soil bacterial characteristics under Tunisian arid climate
The use of municipal solid waste compost (MSWC) as soil organic amendment is of an economic and environmental interest. However, little is known about the effectiveness of MSWC application on agricultural soil in northern ...
Solution structure of a chemosensory protein from the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria
(American Chemical Society, 2006)
Chemical stimuli, generally constituted by small volatile organic molecules, are extremely important for the survival of different insect species. In the course of evolution, insects have developed very sophisticated ...
Strategy for in situ detection of natural transformation-based horizontal gene transfer events
(American Society for Microbiology, 2008)
A strategy is described that enables the in situ detection of natural transformation in Acinetobacter baylyi BD413 by the expression of a green fluorescent protein. Microscale detection of bacterial transformants growing ...
Wertschöpfung in der Fahrzeugmontage steigern
(Vdi Verlag GMBH, 2000)
In der Automobilindustrie spielt im Wettbewerb um Marktanteile die Kostenführerschaft und damit die Effizienz der Fabriken eine entscheidende Rolle. Vor diesem Hintergrund rücken Maßnahmen zur Steigerung von Produktivität ...
Wild und Waldvegetation – Ergebnisse des Monitorings im Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide Chorin (Brandenburg) nach 6 Jahren
(JD Sauerlaender's Verlag, 2002)