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Sustainable agriculture and nutritional security: emerging policy options with production choices.

Published online: 28 Nov 2019

Authors: Anand, P. K. & Krishna Kumar & Shruti Khanna

Content type: Bulletin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with SDGs at its core, has focus much beyond the current generation and lays the foundation to protect hop...

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Studies on the nitrate nutrition of two indigenous Rhodesian grasses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Bate, G. C. & Heelas, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mean nitrate reductase activity (NRA) of leaf tissue, from various nitrogen environments, was four times greater in Sporobolus pyramidalis than in...

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A bioassay for comparing phosphorus availability in soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Helliwell, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassay based on the uptake of 32P from 5 X 10-6 M phosphate solution during a 15 min period was tested on birch (Betula verrucosa Ehrh.) and sycamor...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Effects of temperature fluctuation, red and far-red light and nitrate on seed germination of five grasses.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

Authors: Williams, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed germination in Agrostis capillaris, Holcus lanatus, Poa trivialis, Cynosurus cristatus and Festuca rubra was investigated in the dark at temp. ra...

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The mineral nutrient status of Rubus chamaemorus L. in relation to burning and sheep grazing.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Marks, T. C. & Taylor, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient contents of Rubus chamaemorus from burned, unburned, and sheep grazing. plots on blanket bog were determined. Macronutrient supply did no...

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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Nutritional functional trait diversity of crops in south-eastern Senegal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Isaac, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological trait diversity metrics have been used to highlight the impacts of agriculture. Such metrics can also be used to include human nutrition-an...

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Differences between natural populations of Trifolium repens L. in response to mineral nutrients. 2. Calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Snaydon, R. W. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural populations of Trifolium repens collected from contrasting soil types differed in response to Ca, Mg and K when grown in sand culture. Populat...

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Linking social protection and water security to empower women and girls.

Published online: 04 Apr 2020

Authors: Lowe, C. & Ludi, E. & Seve, M. D. le & Tsui, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Water insecurity is a significant, heavily gendered, and growing driver of poverty, vulnerability and risk. This paper explores the linkages between t...

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