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Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) is unique among the sectors considered in this volume, since the mitigation potential is derived from both an enhancement of removals of greenhouseExpand
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The Amazon basin in transition
Agricultural expansion and climate variability have become important agents of disturbance in the Amazon basin. Recent studies have demonstrated considerable resilience of Amazonian forests toExpand
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Controls over foliar N:P ratios in tropical rain forests.
Correlations between foliar nutrient concentrations and soil nutrient availability have been found in multiple ecosystems. These relationships have led to the use of foliar nutrients as an index ofExpand
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The Prokaryotes
Bdellovibrio and like organisms (BALOs) are gram-negative, obligate predators of other gram-negative bacteria. These small bacteria interact with their prey as highly motile attack phase cells,Expand
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Pervasive transition of the Brazilian land-use system
This Review considers the evolving relationship between land-use change and greenhouse gas emissions in Brazil. Despite the intensification of agriculture over the past decade or so, deforestationExpand
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Achieving mitigation and adaptation to climate change through sustainable agroforestry practices in Africa
Agroforestry is one of the most conspicuous land use systems across landscapes and agroecological zones in Africa. With food shortages and increased threats of climate change, interest inExpand
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Relationships among net primary productivity, nutrients and climate in tropical rain forest: a pan-tropical analysis.
Tropical rain forests play a dominant role in global biosphere-atmosphere CO(2) exchange. Although climate and nutrient availability regulate net primary production (NPP) and decomposition in allExpand
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Brazil's environmental leadership at risk
Mining and dams threaten protected areas Over the past two decades, Brazil has emerged as an environmental leader, playing a prominent role in international fora such as the United Nations (UN)Expand
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Atmospheric and hydraulic limitations on transpiration in Brazilian cerrado woody species
1. Seasonal regulation of transpiration was studied in four evergreen woody species growing in a Brazilian cerrado (savanna) site with a 5 month dry season. 2. Both seasonal and interspecifcExpand
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Nutrient use efficiency at ecosystem and species level in savanna areas of Central Brazil and impacts of fire
Nutrient resorption efficiency of woody plants, litterfall and nutrient fluxes were investigated in a burned and an unburned cerrado plot between October 1997 and September 1999. A large experimentExpand
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