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Integrated crop-livestock systems as a solution facing the destruction of pampa and cerrado biomes in south america by intensive monoculture systems
(Agroecosystem Diversity: Reconciling Contemporary Agriculture and Environmental Quality, 2018-01-01) [Capítulo de livro]
While global demand for food increases, agricultural expansion faces more stringent environmental preservation demands and sustainability laws aimed to prevent deforestation (Nascente and Crusciol, 2012). Integrated ...
Methods and extractants to evaluate silicon availability for sugarcane
(Scientific Reports, 2018-12-01) [Artigo]
The correct evaluation of silicon (Si) availability in different soil types is critical in defining the amount of Si to be supplied to crops. This study was carried out to evaluate two methods and five chemical Si extractants ...
Environmental determinants affecting the occurrence of defoliator caterpillars on Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) plantations in the Brazilian Amazonian region
(Florida Entomologist, 2018-09-01) [Artigo]
Lepidoptera defoliators can be very damaging to eucalyptus plantations in Brazil. The objective of this study was to evaluate how plant age, the number of rotations, the tree growth rate (m' of wood per ha per yr), the ...
O besouro costalimaita ferruginea (Coleoptera: chysomelidae) em plantios de eucalyptus em áreas de transição dos biomas amazon e cerrado
(Brazilian Journal of Biology, 2018-02-01) [Artigo]
Costalimaita ferruginea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) attacks Eucalyptus plants causing severe damage through netting of the leaves. Recently, this Coleoptera has been reported attacking Myrtaceae in Mato Grosso State and, ...