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Windbreaks in North American agricultural systems
Windbreaks are a major component of successful agricultural systems throughout the world. The focus of this chapter is on temperate-zone, commercial, agricultural systems in North America, whereExpand
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Soil carbon and tree litter dynamics in a red cedar–scotch pine shelterbelt
Carbon sequestration in the woody biomass of shelterbelts has been investigated but there have been no measurements of the C stocks in soil and tree litter under this agroforestry practice. TheExpand
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pORE: a modular binary vector series suited for both monocot and dicot plant transformation
We present a series of 14 binary vectors suitable for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of dicotyledonous plants and adaptable for biolistic transformation of monocotyledonous plants. The vectorExpand
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Spatial-temporal population dynamics across species range: from centre to margin
Understanding the boundaries of species' ranges and the variations in population dynamics from the centre to margin of a species' range is critical. This study simulated spatial-temporal patterns ofExpand
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Genetic diversity in North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) grown in Ontario detected by RAPD analysis.
Genetic diversity within North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) grown in Ontario was investigated at the DNA level using the randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) method via theExpand
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Influence of high-frequency ambient pressure pumping on carbon dioxide efflux from soil
We report measurements at 2 Hz of pressure fluctuations at and beneath the soil in an agricultural field with dry soil and no vegetation. The objective of our study was to examine the possible roleExpand
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Agroecology of Birds in Organic and Nonorganic Farmland
: Ecological relationships between wildlife conservation and farm management provide common ground for the enhancement of bird habitat and the natural suppression of pests on farmland. We comparedExpand
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Branching out: Agroforestry as a climate change mitigation and adaptation tool for agriculture
MEETING MULTIPLE DEMANDS UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE US and Canadian agricultural lands are being pressed to provide more environmental and economic services, while at the same time their capacity toExpand
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Developing above-ground woody biomass equations for open-grown, multiple-stemmed tree species : Shelterbelt-grown russian-olive
Multiple-stemmed tree species are often used in agricultural settings, playing a significant role in natural resource conservation and carbon sequestration. Biomass estimation, whether for modelingExpand
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