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Did You Really Get the Message? Using Text Reminders to Stimulate Adoption of Agricultural Technologies
This article provides evidence from a randomised control trial conducted among potato farmers in Ecuador about the impact of mobile phone text messages on farmer knowledge about and adoption of integrated pest management ...
The role of women in traditional farming systems as practiced in homegardens: A case study in Sylhet Sadar Upazila, Bangladesh
(Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, 2010)
In this article the authors examine the extent of female participation in managing homegarden activities. They also explore the impact of homegardens on women's economic status, and female awareness of home garden projects ...
Antimalarial 5,6-Dihydro-alpha-pyrones from Cryptocarya rigidifolia: Related Bicyclic Tetrahydro-alpha-Pyrones Are Artifacts
(Amer Chemical Soc, 2015-06-01)
Immunological castration temporarily reduces testis size and function without long-term effects on libido and sperm quality in boars.
The objective was to determine the effects of immunization against gonadotropin releasing hormone on reproductive characteristics in boars. Seventy-two boars were used in a randomized design with three treatments: single ...
Pathways from research on improved staple crop germplasm to poverty reduction for smallholder farmers
(Elsevier Ltd, 2017-11-01)
Innovations to improve staple crop germplasm can reduce poverty and otherwise improve farmer livelihoods through complex and multiple pathways. This paper reviews the evidence for one prominent pathway—through increased ...
Double Subgenomic Alphaviruses Expressing Multiple Fluorescent Proteins Using a Rhopalosiphum padi Virus Internal Ribosome Entry Site Element
Double subgenomic Sindbis virus (dsSINV) vectors are widely used for the expression of proteins, peptides, and RNA sequences. These recombinant RNA viruses permit high level expression of a heterologous sequence in a wide ...