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Observing novel soil conditioners for carbon emissions mitigation
Purpose – The New Zealand (NZ) Government's commitment to a sustainable, low emissions energy future may be met, in part, by expanding bioenergy systems fuelled by short rotation forestry through utilising lower quality ...
The FOOTPRINT Software Tools : Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in the EU at different spatial scales
FOOTPRINT was a research project in the 6th Framework Programme which developed a suite of three pesticide risk prediction and management tools, for use by three different end-user communities: - farmers and extension ...
FOOTPRINT Pesticide Properties Database : Why and how it was developed and its future role in environmental risk assessments
The demand for pesticide data has grown considerably over recent decades, due to more stringent regulatory controls and the use of data-hungry modelling, risk assessment and decision support systems. Identifying relevant, ...
Pesticide Properties Database : An overview
This presentation described the PPDB dissemination activities including online global use and licenced use for risk assessment activities.
Research into the current and potential climate change mitigation impacts of environmental stewardship (BD2302)
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), 2008-11)
In March 2005 the UK Government launched ‘Securing the Future – UK Government sustainable development strategy’, a component of which is ‘sustainable production and consumption’. In addition, the Department for Environment, ...
GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses : D16: Core SME greenhouse growers final energy consumption data
(European Commission, 2008-07)
GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses : D6/D7/D8: Reference Greenhouse, Core Calculation Module and Graphical User Interface for the Energy Auditing Tool (EAT). Final Version.
(European Commission, 2008-03)
The aim of the GREENERGY project was to investigate the greenhouse energy requirements for different areas in Europe. A tool for auditing energy efficiency in greenhouses, a set of technical improvements measures and a ...
Farm assurance schemes : can they improve farming standards?
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the global activities, highlighting the UK, concerned with farm assurance schemes and associated food labelling seeking to identify their contribution towards improving ...
Woody biomass energy crops : possibilities for physical and biological carbon sequestration
Bioenergy through short rotation forestry could hold potential for fossil fuel displacement mitigating enhanced climate change by using various combustion, carbon capture technologies, and sequestration technologies. Two ...