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Saving a river: Why do local governments matter?
(College, Laguna, Philippines: University of the Philippines Los Baños. School of Environmental Science and Management, 2001)
This paper evaluates the sufficiency and local implementation of river management laws in the Philippines. The assessment is that although there are enough policies and regulations, they are not adequately implemented at ...
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 ...
Changes in the well-being of nonmetropolitan single-mother families: a semi-parametric analysis
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2002-12)
In nonmetropolitan areas of the United States, single-mother families contain a majority of children living below the poverty line. Changes between 1992 and 2000 in the economic well-being of nonmetropolitan single-mother ...
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 ...
Effect of vertical shoot-positioned, smart-dyson, and Geneva double-curtain training systems on Viognier grape and wine composition
(American Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2008-03)
Viognier grapes grown in northern Virginia and resultant wines were evaluated as a function of training system. Treatments included vertical shoot-positioned (VSP), Smart-Dyson (SD), and Geneva double curtain (GDC), with ...
Molecular dynamics simulations of the d(CCAACGTTGG)(2) decamer: Influence of the crystal environment
(CELL PRESS, 2000-02)
Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of the DNA duplex d(CCAACGTTGG)(2) were used to study the relationship between DNA sequence and structure. Two crystal simulations were carried out; one consisted of one unit cell ...
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 ...
Real-Time Forecast of Hydrologically Sensitive Areas in the Salmon Creek Watershed, New York State, Using an Online Prediction Tool
In the northeastern United States (U.S.), watersheds and ecosystems are impacted by nonpoint source pollution (NPS) from agricultural activity. Where agricultural fields coincide with runoff-producing areas—so called ...
Conservation Agriculture Practices in Rainfed Uplands of India Improve Maize-Based System Productivity and Profitability
Traditional agriculture in rainfed uplands of India has been experiencing low agricultural productivity as the lands suffer from poor soil fertility, susceptibility to water erosion and other external pressures of development ...