By Petr Konvalina

Replacement vegetation and cropping structures have significance in entire agricultural quarter. because the identify indicates, it truly is another which could presently signify just a small fiscal significance. nonetheless, in a few components pose a brand new revolutionary path, which has the aptitude to extend sooner or later. The target used to be to write down a e-book the place as many various latest experiences as attainable might be provided in one quantity, making it effortless for the reader to check tools, effects and conclusions. hence, reviews from nations akin to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Poland, The Czech Republic, Mexico and Japan were compiled into one e-book. i feel that the chance to check effects and conclusions from diverse international locations and continents will create a brand new viewpoint in substitute plants and cropping platforms. i'm hoping that our ebook can assist researchers and scholars around the world to achieve new and engaging ends up in the sphere of different vegetation and cropping platforms.

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Antioxidant activity, total phenolics and flavonoid contents of some edible green seaweeds from northern coasts of the Persian Gulf. Iran J Pharm Res IJPR. 2014;13(1):163–70. 5772/62643 Abstract A granary can represent a certain set of farming activities reflecting cultural and regional characteristics, and also be associated with symbolic meanings. The traditional raisedfloor rice granary in Bali, Indonesia, called a Lumbung, only survives in specific areas of the island today. What is the factor underlying its survival and disappearance?

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Figure 1. The map of Bali and locations of field research areas. The Lumbung, the theme of this research, is a Balinese traditional raised-floor rice granary with a gable roof. Today, such granaries are only used in a few specific areas, mainly in Tabanan prefecture; however, a few decades ago, they were common sights in the Balinese agricultural landscape. Covarrubias [9], a Mexican painter who lived in Bali in the 1930s, documented various aspects of the contemporary Balinese culture. Among them, he mentioned the raised-floor granary, noting that it was called by different names according to its size, such as Lumbung, Glebeg, Djineng, Kelumpu, and Kelingkin, in order of importance.

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