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  1. The variations in size and spatial and temporal variations in concentrations of toxic metals (cadmium, mercury, and lead) in oyster tissues were studied. Samples were collected at monthly intervals over a 1-ye...

    Authors: Poulose Yesudhason, Moza Al-Busaidi, Waleed AK Al-Rahbi, Aaliah S Al-Waili, Adel K Al-Nakhaili, Nashwa A Al-Mazrooei and Saoud H Al-Habsi

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:282

    Content type: Research

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  2. Land suitability analysis is a prerequisite to achieving optimum utilization of the available land resources. Lack of knowledge on best combination of factors that suit production of rice has contributed to th...

    Authors: Joseph Kihoro, Njoroge J Bosco and Hunja Murage

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:265

    Content type: Research

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  3. Coastal line is now polluted by many kinds of sewage including heavy metals discharged by intensive human activities. Cadmium is a nonessential heavy metal for organisms and can cause many kinds of adverse eff...

    Authors: Ming Cong, Jiasen Lv, Xiaoli Liu, Jianmin Zhao and Huifeng Wu

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:232

    Content type: Research

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  4. The rapid urbanization in Delhi has resulted in a tremendous increase in the number of motor vehicles with the increase in population and urban mobilization. The vehicular traffic is now recognized as one of t...

    Authors: Pramila Goyal, Dhirendra Mishra and Anikender Kumar

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:216

    Content type: Research

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  5. Climate change has resulted in increased vulnerability of smallholder farmers in marginal areas of Zimbabwe where there is limited capacity to adapt to changing climate. One approach that has been used to adap...

    Authors: George Nyamadzawo, Menas Wuta, Justice Nyamangara and Douglas Gumbo

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:100

    Content type: Review

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  6. Radiochemical and elemental analysis of clay soils collected from different locations within Ekiti State have been performed in this study using gamma and XRF spectrometric measurements. The results of this st...

    Authors: Isinkaye M Omoniyi, Shitta M B Oludare and Oderinde M Oluwaseyi

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:74

    Content type: Research

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  7. The aim of this research is to find a simple mathematical model due to sum of effective temperatures and rainfalls from second germination after spring pruning till the technological maturity of hop cones, in ...

    Authors: Siniša Srečec, Barbara Čeh, Tanja Savić Ciler and Alenka Ferlež Rus

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:59

    Content type: Methodology

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  8. An assessment of the concentrations of thirteen different therapeutic pharmaceutical compounds was conducted on water samples obtained from different wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) using solid phase extra...

    Authors: Rayco Guedes-Alonso, Cristina Afonso-Olivares, Sarah Montesdeoca-Esponda, Zoraida Sosa-Ferrera and José Juan Santana-Rodríguez

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2013 2:24

    Content type: Research

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  9. Application of biochar alters availability of nutrients and acidic cations in soils which in turn could affect growth of plant to different degrees. Effect of rubber wood biochar amendment on the growth and nu...

    Authors: Randombage Saman Dharmakeerthi, Jayalath Arachchige Sarath Chandrasiri and Vishani Udayanga Edirimanne

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:84

    Content type: Research

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  10. Results of previous studies support the existence of a spatially coherent, secularly varying climate signal, propagating through a network of synchronized climate indices across the Northern Hemisphere during ...

    Authors: Marcia Glaze Wyatt and John M Peters

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:68

    Content type: Research

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  11. Although noncrop woody plants in crop field landscapes serve multiple functions, the modernization of agriculture has threatened their preservation. In this study, isolated woody plants used as farmland bounda...

    Authors: Yoshinori Tokuoka and Daisuke Hosogi

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:57

    Content type: Research

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  12. For the first time, an analysis was carried out of allozyme variability in trout (Salmo trutta) from three rivers of Iran. We studied 23 gene loci coding enzymes: glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (G3PDH), as...

    Authors: Vahid Taghizadeh, Gerigori Genadevich Novikov and Abdolreza Jahanbakhshi

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:48

    Content type: Research

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  13. Azo dyes constitute the largest and most versatile class of synthetic dyes used in the textile, pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics industries and represent major components in wastewater from these industrial ...

    Authors: Elisangela Franciscon, Matthew James Grossman, Jonas Augusto Rizzato Paschoal, Felix Guillermo Reyes Reyes and Lucia Regina Durrant

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:37

    Content type: Research

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  14. Zoning is a fundamental tool for the effective management of nature reserves. A three-zone model (core zone, buffer zone, and experimental zone) has been applied to nature reserves in China since 1980s; howeve...

    Authors: Qing Zeng, Yamian Zhang, Yifei Jia, Shengwu Jiao, Duoduo Feng, Peter Bridgewater and Guangchun Lei

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:23

    Content type: Case study

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  15. Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions are affected by a variety of biotic and abiotic factors such as light intensity, temperature, CO2 and drought. Another stress factor, usually overlooked but very importan...

    Authors: Araceli Bracho-Nunez, Nina Maria Knothe, Wallace R Costa, Liberato R Maria Astrid, Betina Kleiss, Stefanie Rottenberger, Maria Teresa Fernandez Piedade and Jürgen Kesselmeier

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2012 1:9

    Content type: Research

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