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Collaboration between grass seedlings and rhizobacteria to scavenge organic nitrogen in soils

James F. White, Qiang Chen, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, Mariusz Tadych and Marshall Bergen.

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P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5309 words.

Plants require nitrogen (N) to make proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules. It is widely accepted that plants absorb inorganic forms of N to fill their needs. However,...

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Comparing salt tolerance of beet cultivars and their halophytic ancestor: consequences of domestication and breeding programmes

Jelte Rozema, Danny Cornelisse, Yuancheng Zhang, Hongxiu Li, Bas Bruning, Diana Katschnig, Rob Broekman, Bin Ji and Peter van Bodegom.

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P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology; Ecology and Conservation. 7137 words.

Salt tolerance of higher plants is determined by a complex set of traits, the timing and rate of evolution of which are largely unknown. We compared the salt tolerance of cultivars of sugar...

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DELAY, Thomas Auguste Read (<i>born</i> 1959), Chief Executive, Carbon Trust, since 2001

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation. 125 words.

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Effect of saline water on seed germination and early seedling growth of the halophyte quinoa

M. R. Panuccio, S. E. Jacobsen, S. S. Akhtar and A. Muscolo.

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P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 9265 words.

Salinization is increasing on a global scale, decreasing average yields for most major crop plants. Investigations into salt resistance have, unfortunately, mainly been focused on...

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Effects of salinity on flowering, morphology, biomass accumulation and leaf metabolites in an edible halophyte

Yvonne Ventura, Malika Myrzabayeva, Zerekbay Alikulov, Rustem Omarov, Inna Khozin-Goldberg and Moshe Sagi.

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P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 4838 words.

The fresh water shortage in agriculture is an increasing problem worldwide, therefore the possibility of cultivating crops under saline conditions is of high importance. Crithmum maritimum,...

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GARRAD, Andrew Douglas (<i>born</i> 1953), Member, Supervisory Board, DNV GL Energy, since 2013; Chairman, GL Garrad Hassan, 2012–13 (President, 2009–12)

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Business History; Business and Management. 197 words.

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Genetic structure of coexisting wild and managed agave populations: implications for the evolution of plants under domestication

Carmen Julia Figueredo, Alejandro Casas, Antonio González-Rodríguez, Jafet M. Nassar, Patricia Colunga-GarcíaMarín and Víctor Rocha-Ramírez.

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P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 8787 words.

Domestication is a continuous evolutionary process guided by humans. This process leads to divergence in characteristics such as behaviour, morphology or genetics, between wild and managed...

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Growth and nitrogen fixation of legumes at increased salinity under field conditions: implications for the use of green manures in saline environments

Bas Bruning, Richard van Logtestijn, Rob Broekman, Arjen de Vos, Andrés Parra González and Jelte Rozema.

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P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant-Microbe Interactions; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 4542 words.

The use of legumes as green manure can potentially increase crop productivity in saline environments and thus contribute to the sustainability of agricultural systems. Here, we present...

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Introduced and invasive cactus species: a global review

Ana Novoa, Johannes J. Le Roux, Mark P. Robertson, John R.U. Wilson and David M. Richardson.

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P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Pathology and Diseases; Ecology and Conservation; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6112 words.

Understanding which species are introduced and become invasive, and why, are central questions in invasion science. Comparative studies on model taxa have provided important insights, but...

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LINDAHL, Göran (<i>born</i> 1945), company director

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Human Rights and Immigration; Transport; Transportation Systems; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government. 398 words.

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