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An examination of the relationships between leadership development approaches, networking ability, and social capital outcomes
(Association Og Leadership Educators, 2017-10-01)
Participants in leadership development programs take part in multiple developmental experiences that can influence the composition of their social network and enhance social capital. However, further investment in such ...
Double Play: The Need for 4-H to Partner in Youth Sports
(Extension Journal, Inc., 2017-10-19)
Fewer children in the United States are playing team-based sports, and the trend is making national headlines. While there is no complete agreement as to the predominant reason for this trend, it is clear that a national ...
Challenges in enriching milk fat with polyunsaturated fatty acids
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-06-12)
Milk fatty acid composition is determined by several factors including diet. The milk fatty acid profile of dairy cows is low in polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially those of the n-3 series. Efforts to change and influence ...
Use of an Integrated Research-Practice Partnership to Improve Outcomes of a Community-Based Strength-Training Program for Older Adults: Reach and Effect of Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together (LIFT)
Only 17% of older adults meet the recommendations for two days of full body strength training that is associated with improved functional fitness; reduced risk of falls; and reduced morbidity and mortality rates. Community-based ...
Cultivar, Planting Date, and Row Spacing Effects on Mungbean Seed Composition
(Canadian Center Of Science And Education, 2016-09-15)
Using volunteer-based networks to track Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) an invasive pest of fruit crops
The Spotted Wing Drosophila Volunteer Monitoring Network (SWD*VMN) was developed in 2010. Initial monitoring efforts included North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia and now include 15 states in the eastern United ...
Oxygen stress reduces zoospore survival of Phytophthora species in a simulated aquatic system
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-05-13)
Background The genus Phytophthora includes a group of agriculturally important pathogens and they are commonly regarded as water molds. They produce motile zoospores that can move via water currents and on their own ...
Recycling Irrigation Reservoir Stratification and Implications for Crop Health and Production
Recycling irrigation reservoirs (RIRs) are an emerging aquatic ecosystem and water resource of global significance. This study investigated the vertical distribution of water temperature, dissolved oxygen (DO), and pH in ...
Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys in the USA
Since its initial discovery in Allentown, PA, USA, the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) has now officially has been detected in 38 states and the District of Columbia in the ...