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Dynamics of the restoration of physical trails in the grass-cutting ant Atta capiguara (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
(Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 2016-01-01) [Artigo]
Dynamics of the restoration of physical trails in the grass-cutting ant Atta capiguara. Leaf-cutting ants of the genus Atta build long physical trails by cutting the vegetation growing on the soil surface and removing the ...
Sustainable use of eucalypt biomass grown on short rotation coppice for bioenergy
(Biomass & Bioenergy, 2016-07-01) [Artigo]
Bioenergy is one of the alternatives to reduce the dependence of global energy on fossil fuels. The short rotation coppice (SRC) of eucalypt species appears as an interesting option for forest biomass production in a short ...
INOCULATION OF DIAZOTROPHIC BACTERIA AND NITROGEN FERTILIZATION IN TOPDRESSING IN IRRIGATED CORN
(Revista Caatinga, 2016-01-01) [Artigo]
Corn is a nitrogen-intensive crop, and the use of management practices such as inoculation of the seed with diazotrophic bacteria, which can maximize crop productivity and reduce the need of nitrogen fertilizers, may result ...
Swartzia langsdorffii Raddi: morphophysiological traits of a recalcitrant seed dispersed during the dry season
(Seed Science Research, 2016-03-01) [Artigo]
Swartzia langsdorffii seeds have recalcitrant characteristics. Nonetheless, dispersal begins in the month with the lowest precipitation in the studied region, which could lead to seed death by desiccation. Therefore, the ...
Predição de ganhos genéticos em progênies de Eucalyptus benthamii Maiden & Cambage por diferentes métodos de seleção
(Scientia Forestalis/Forest Sciences, 2016-03-01) [Artigo]
The high productivity of eucalyptus forests in Brazil nowadays is a result of several factors, one of which is breeding, which contributed significantly to this advance. Recurrent selection can increase productivity over ...
Report of Meloidogyne inornata in common bean in São Paulo state, Brazil
(Summa Phytopathologica, 2016-07-01) [Nota]
Optimization of substrate preparation for oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) cultivation by studying different raw materials and substrate preparation conditions (composting: phases I and II)
(World Journal Of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2016-11-01) [Artigo]
In recent years, oyster mushroom ( Pleurotus ostreatus) has become one of the most cultivated mushrooms in the world, mainly in Brazil. Among many factors involved in a mushroom production, substrate preparation is the ...
Características agronômicas da mamoneira afetadas pelo método de condução de plantas e densidade de semeadura
(Revista Ciencia Agronomica, 2016-01-01) [Artigo]
The castor bean shows great potential for cultivation under the conditions found in Brazil, however, in order to achieve high productivity and introduce the crop into the Brazilian agricultural system, ever more efficient ...
Periods of weed interference in maize crops cultivated in the first and second cycles
(Semina:Ciencias Agrarias, 2016-09-01) [Artigo]
The interference of weeds in maize production may be reflected in grain yield losses that vary as a function of the density, stage and degree of aggressiveness of the species present. In the agricultural ecosystem, crops ...
Effect of environmental and phenological factors on the antimicrobial activity of Cochlospermum regium (Schrank) Pilg. roots
(Acta Scientiarum-agronomy, 2016-10-01) [Artigo]
Cochlospermum regium (Bixaceae) is a medicinal plant species native to the Brazilian savannah, known as the Cerrado. Local communities use its roots to treat infections of the female reproductive system. This study evaluated ...