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- Spring-water Nitrate Increased with Removal of Livestock Grazing in a California Oak Savanna. Jackson, Randall D.; Allen-Diaz, Barbara; Oates, Lawrence G .; Tate, Kenneth W. // Ecosystems;Mar2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p254
We characterized spatial and temporal changes in nitrate concentrations of the leachate from annual grasslands and subsequently emergent spring-waters and tested the effect of livestock grazing removal on them. Nitrate patterns indicated that annual grassland soils are a likely N source to...
- Measured and Simulated Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Ryegrass- and Ryegrass/White Clover-Based Grasslands in a Moist Temperate Climate. Li, Dejun; Lanigan, Gary; Humphreys, James // PLoS ONE;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p1
There is uncertainty about the potential reduction of soil nitrous oxide (N2O) emission when fertilizer nitrogen (FN) is partially or completely replaced by biological N fixation (BNF) in temperate grassland. The objectives of this study were to 1) investigate the changes in N2O emissions when...
- Greenhouse gas flux in a temperate grassland as affected by landform and disturbance. Braun, Matthew; Bai, Yuguang; McConkey, Brian; Farrell, Richard; Romo, J.; Pennock, Dan // Landscape Ecology;Apr2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p709
Much of the remaining native rangelands in Canada are topographically complex. The flux of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in rangelands of hummocky terrain has not been adequately studied, leaving a gap in the national GHG sources and sinks budget. The objectives of this study were to determine the...
- Deposition and decomposition of cattle dung in forest grazing in southern Kyushu, Japan. Hirata, Masahiko; Hasegawa, Nobumi; Nomura, Maki; Ito, Haruko; Nogami, Kangoro; Sonoda, Tatsunobu // Ecological Research;Jan2009, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p119
This study monitored deposition and decomposition of cattle dung in a grazed young Chamaecyparis obtusa (an evergreen conifer) plantation in southwestern Japan, as a part of exploring the impacts of livestock in the forest grazing system. Animals defecated 10â€“19 times hdâˆ’1...
- Inventory of strategies for reducing anthropogenic emissions of N2O and potential reduction of emissions in the Netherlands Kroeze, Carolien // Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change;1996, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p115
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- 1. Better management can reduce the global warming impact of beef. // Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Feb2011, p1
The article discusses a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), which has found that climate-friendly management practices can reduce the global warming impact of beef production. According to the report, methane and nitrous oxide are two major heat-trapping gases associated with...
- Just for laughs. // Dealernews;Oct98, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p8
Announces the extension of operating hours of Nitrous Oxide Systems Inc.'s customer service for technical problems regarding nitrous oxide. Telephone number; Days and hours of service.
- Assessing and Mitigating N2O Emissions From Agricultural Soils. Mosier, A.R.; Duxbury, J.M. // Climatic Change;Sep98, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p7
Presents methods of mitigating atmospheric nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils. Nitrous oxide fluxes from agriculture; Extensive and intensive mitigation; Application of mitigation methods to decrease nitrous oxide emissions.
- Transfer of sodium from soil and forage to sheep and goats grazing in a semi-arid region of Pakistan: Influence of the seasons. Khan, Z. I.; Ashraf, M.; Javed, I.; Ermidou-Pollet, S. // Trace Elements & Electrolytes;2007 1st Quarter, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p49
This study has been conducted in 2 farms - 1 for sheep, 1 for goats - of the â€˜Livestock Experimental Stationâ€™ located in the Southwestern Punjab. The purpose of this research was to investigate, as a function of the seasons, the transfer of Na+ from soil and forages to goats and...