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Population Structure and Linkage Disequilibrium in Six-Rowed Barley Landraces from the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

SHEN Yuhu and his team researched 255 six-rowed barley (Hordeum vulgare L. ssp. Vulgare) landraces from the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau using 1264 polymorphic diversity array technology (DArT) markers, and the analysis in...

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Field evidence for earlier leaf-out dates in alpine grassland on the eastern Tibetan Plateau from 1990 to 2006

Rapid recent temperature increases on the Tibetan Plateau (TP) have triggered changes in the spring phenology of the local vegetation. However, remote sensing studies of the land surface phenology have reached conflic...

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Isolation and Purification of Six Bioactive Compounds from the Seeds of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. using High-Speed Counter-Current Chromatography

WANG Honglun and his teams isolated and purified flavonoids and polyhydroxystilbenes from Trigonella foenum-graecum L. seed extracts using high-speed counter-current chromatography (HSCCC) in two steps with two differ...

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Alpine Grassland Soil Organic Carbon Stock and Its Uncertainty in the Three Rivers Source Region of the Tibetan Plateau

Alpine grassland of the Tibetan Plateau is an important component of global soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks, but insufficient field observations and large spatial heterogeneity leads to great uncertainty in their est...

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FAO trabaja con instituciones chinas en restauración de pastizales

Una gestión inadecuada de las tierras ha degradado grandes extensiones de pastizales en el mundo y para afrontar ese problema la FAO y varias instituciones chinas trabajan con el objeto de restaurarlos, informó este...

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