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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Soils, Science, Society, and the Environment

Colin Robins.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Environmental History; Agriculture and Farming. 15968 words.

Soils are the complex, dynamic, spatially diverse, living, and environmentally sensitive foundations of terrestrial ecosystems as well as human civilizations. The modern, environmental...

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Differences in responses to flooding by germinating seeds of two contrasting rice cultivars and two species of economically important grass weeds

Lucy P. Estioko, Berta Miro, Aurora M. Baltazar, Florinia E. Merca, Abdelbagi M. Ismail and David E. Johnson.


P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8276 words.

Crop productivity is largely affected by abiotic factors such as flooding and by biotic factors such as weeds. Although flooding after direct seeding of rice helps suppress weeds, it also...

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