El Niño reached its peak in late 2015.

El Niño reached its peak in late 2015. Empresa Editora El Comercio, January 12, 2016, Lima, Peru. El Niño is a phenomenon that is increasing the surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean, causing high temperatures in Asia and East Africa as well as heavy rains…

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Water stress effects on the yield in bean vegetative phase

Water stress effects on grain yield in the vegetative phase in the cultivation of the bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)  Polón P. R., Miranda C. A., Ramírez A. M. A. y Maqueira L. L. A.  Unidad Científica Tecnológica de Base (UCTB) “Los Palacios”, Instituto Nacional de…

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Green pea response to deficit irrigation rates

Green pea response to deficit irrigation rates under semi-arid climatic conditions. Dogan, E., I. Rat, A. Kanraman and I. S. Ipek. Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Inonu University, 44300 Malatya, Turkey—Harran University, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, 63040 Sanliurfa, Turkey—-. Artvin Coruh University,…

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Tornadoes, storms, floods and frost in USA in December 2015

Juan G. R. Tornadoes, storms, floods and frost in USA in December 2015 Water and Irrigation Vol : 7, No. 1: 1-3, January, 2016, Spain. Climate change in the territory of the United States, as a result of increased pollution emissions of greenhouse gases and…

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Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming.

Juan G. R , Juan G. R., and Juan P. J. A. Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming.  Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 36-38, December, 2015, Spain. The impact of human activity has a great weight in the emission…

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COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris

COP21: climate change summit reaches deal in Paris. BBC, Science & Environment, 13 December 2015. A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after two weeks of intense…

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Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target

Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target Suzanne Goldenberg Theguardian.com, 7 December 2015, UK.  The corporate leaders, members and supporters of the B Team, a coalition of chief executives for climate action, said governments should aim for a stronger target than the agreed…

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Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation

Ethiopia:Water Ingineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation. The Ethiopian Herald, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 22 November 2015. Ethiopia is endowed with abundant water resources but due to lack of sufficient technology, knowledge and finance, developing water sources for agriculture and energy is in its infancy stage.…

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Bill Gates in the War on Climate Change

Bill Gates to Fund Multi-Billion-Dollar War on Climate Change. Reuters, November 29, 2015, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the U.N. climate change summit in Paris. Group…

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Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Cuba.

Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Las Tunas province, Cuba Balmaseda Espinosa C. y García Hidalgo Y.  Agrarian University of Havana, Faculty of Agriculture, San José de las Lajas, Mayabeque. University of Las Tunas, Faculty of Agriculture, Las Tunas, Cuba.  Revista Ciencias…

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Behaviour of the active area of roots of the banana tree by drip irrigation

Behaviour of the active area of roots of the banana tree on Ferrasol soil irrigated for surface and subsurface drip irrigation. Rodriguez Garcia M. R. y Lopez Seija T. Research Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Boyeros, Havana, Cuba. Revista Ciencias Técnicas Agropecuarias, ISSN -1010-2760, RNPS-0111, Vol.…

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