30 downloads
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Chaetomorpha valida, dominant filamentous green algae, can be harmful to sea cucumber growth in aquaculture ponds of China. In order to understand the environmental factors affecting the growth of C. valida in sea cucumber aquaculture ecosystems, a combination...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6468
109 downloads
669 views

A total of 16 different strains of Microbacterium spp. were isolated from contaminated soil and enriched on the carcinogen, hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)]. The majority of the isolates (11 of the 16) were able to tolerate concentrations (0.1 mM) of cobalt, cadmium,...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Biogeochemistry","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6258
43 downloads
181 views

The edible seaweed Caulerpa lentillifera, a powerful natural food source that is rich in protein, minerals, dietary fibers, vitamins, saturated fatty acids and unsaturated fatty acids, has been mass cultured in some Asian countries and has been the focus of researchers...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6118
123 downloads
715 views

Climate change, changing farming practices, social and demographic changes and rising levels of antibiotic resistance are likely to lead to future increases in opportunistic bacterial infections that are more difficult to treat. Uncovering the prevalence and identity...

["Microbiology","Infectious Diseases","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6150
65 downloads
337 views

The present research investigated the response of silver maple (Acer saccharinum L.) to salt treatment. The short- and long-term effects of NaCl and CaCl2 treatments on plant fitness characteristics (growth parameters, leaf chlorophyll content) and biochemical...

["Plant Science","Biosphere Interactions","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5958
56 downloads
236 views

The objective of this study was to explore the feeding response of tropical copepods to short-term thermal shock and provide insight into the potential impact of coastal power plants on the trophic dynamics of tropical coastal ecosystems. Feeding experiments were...

["Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Biological Oceanography"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6129
86 downloads
339 views

The study examines the effect of acclimation on carbon and nitrogen metabolism in cucumber leaves subjected to moderate and severe NaCl stress. The levels of glucose, sucrose, NADH/NAD+-GDH, AspAT, AlaAT, NADP+-ICDH, G6PDH and 6GPDH activity were determined after...

["Agricultural Science","Plant Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6043
71 downloads
381 views

Lack of access to clean water and sanitation is a major factor impacting public health in communities worldwide. To address this, the S-Lab at Providence College and the Global Sustainable Aid Project developed a microflush composting toilet system to isolate and...

["Microbiology","Public Health","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6077
73 downloads
268 views

Bacteria are tiny organisms which are ubiquitously found in the environment. These microscopic living bodies are responsible for the flow of nutrients in biogeochemical cycles and fertility imparted to the soil. Release of excessive chromium in agricultural soils...

["Microbiology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6076
72 downloads
303 views

The effects of environmental and species structure on soil eukaryotic microbes inhabiting semi-arid mountains remain unclear. Furthermore, whether community assembly differs in a variety of soil habitat types, for example, artificial forest, artificial bush, farmland,...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Forestry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6042
75 downloads
90 views

The temperate climatic regions face the problem of waste accumulation due to lower environmental temperatures. However, these regions harbor cold active microbes viz. psychrotrophic proteolytic bacteria that play an important role in the degradation of protenaceous...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Ecosystem Science","Microbiology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27391v1
51 downloads
100 views

To curb greenhouse gas emissions and reduce concentrations of toxic substances in Canada’s atmosphere, many pieces of environment legislation are targeted at reducing industrial emissions. Traditional regulation prescribes penalties through fines to discourage...

["Science Policy","Atmospheric Chemistry","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27372v1
157 downloads
199 views

Plastics have become increasingly dominant in the consumer marketplace since their commercial development in the 1930s and 1940s. Global plastic production reached 335 million tons in 2016, a 640% increase since 1975. In 1960, plastics made up less than 1% of municipal...

["Ecosystem Science","Science Policy","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27371v1
102 downloads
141 views

Developments on traditional Aboriginal territory in Canada often require environmental assessments (EAs) to predict potential environmental and social impacts. Impacts considered during the Canadian government’s (Crown) consultation process (between the Crown,...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27348v1
41 downloads
124 views

Bioinformatics has pervaded all fields of biology and has become an indispensable tool for almost all research projects. Hence the demand for graduates well-trained in bioinformatics has grown. Teaching bioinformatics has been incorporated in all traditional life...

["Marine Biology","Science and Medical Education","Computational Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27336v1

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