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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 ...
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 ...
The Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) and its applications
In April 2004 the Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) was launched (www.adlib.ac.uk). It has been developed jointly by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire and TLR ...
Integrating strategies for wildlife management into agri-environment payment schemes : A decision support approach
The Entry Level Stewardship scheme gives farmers in England access to payments for managing their farms for the benefit of wildlife. Points are awarded for adopting a number of management practices from a list of options, ...
Beet and the Environment
Article discusses a research project undertaken to evaluate the environmental implications of sugar beet production in the UK.
New initiatives for maintaining on-farm environmental protection
(Association of Applied Biologists, 2004)
Modern farming has bought many benefits to society but it is also considered to have had many detrimental effects on the environment including decreasing water quality, loss of biodiversity and greater demand for non-renewable ...
Environmental Auditing for the Hardy Nursery Stock Industry : Final report to Defra for project HH1945
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), 2002-04-30)
Although quite fragmented, comprising of a few large growers and many smaller enterprises, the hardy nursery stock industry supplies garden centre retailers with an astonishing range of plants and is worth around £217million. ...
Environmental assessment of sugar beet production
Environmental impact assessments are often used to aid decision-making on complex planning issues and the use of such techniques within agriculture is about to come of age. Sophisticated risk assessment methods are now ...
Comparison and evaluation of eight pesticide environmental risk indicators developed in Europe and recommendations for future use
Information is required on pesticide risk indicators used in Europe in order to optimise their use to reduce the environmental impact of pesticides. The present study was performed to compare and evaluate eight pesticide ...