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Benthic foraminifera assemblages in the Central Barents Sea: an evaluation of combining live and total fauna studies in tracking environmental change
We present living (stained) benthic foraminifera assemblage data in nine surface sediment samples from the central Barents Sea collected in 2005 and 2006. The abundances of 20 selected species are compared to these from ...
Management of marine wildlife disturbance
Impacts of climate change on indirect human exposure to pathogens and chemicals from agriculture.
OBJECTIVE: Climate change is likely to affect the nature of pathogens and chemicals in the environment and their fate and transport. Future risks of pathogens and chemicals could therefore be very different from those of ...
Meeting report: risk assessment of tamiflu use under pandemic conditions.
On 3 October 2007, 40 participants with diverse expertise attended the workshop Tamiflu and the Environment: Implications of Use under Pandemic Conditions to assess the potential human health impact and environmental hazards ...
Farm productivity and efficiency in rural Bangladesh: The role of education revisited
This article reassesses the debate over the role of education in farm production in Bangladesh using a large dataset on rice producing households from 141 villages. Average and stochastic production frontier functions are ...
Whether crop diversification is a desired strategy for agricultural growth in Bangladesh?
This study aimed at examining the merit of crop diversification as a strategy for agricultural growth in Bangladesh. Specifically, the existence of economies of diversification, scale economies and diversification efficiencies ...
Impact of land fragmentation and resource ownership on productivity and efficiency: The case of rice producers in Bangladesh
The paper analyzes the impact of land fragmentation and ownership of resources on productivity and technical efficiency in rice production in Bangladesh using farm level survey data. Results reveal that land fragmentation ...
Profits, supply and HYV adoption in Bangladesh
The adoption of HYVs (High Yielding Varieties), for increased farm profitability, and the accelerated supply of cereals are important objectives for Bangladesh agriculture. In this paper, we have investigated the manner ...
Women's employment in Bangladesh agriculture: Composition, determinants and scope
Gender composition of labour use and factors determining demand and supply of female labour in crop production is examined using survey data from 14 villages in two agro-ecological regions of Bangladesh. The share of women ...
Microdeterminants of poverty among the farming population in Bangladesh
This paper examines the determinants of poverty among the farming population of Bangladesh by applying a probit model with heteroscedastic structure (hetprobit). The model diagnostic reveals that the choice of hetprobit ...