Field experiments were conducted with cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var.
botrytis cv. Snowball Y ) to determine crop development, yield, quality and
maturity response to various seasonal water levels, and to specific water stress
timing in relation to curd initiation. The effects of nitrogen rate, timing, and
source and the application...
Currants and gooseberries are closely
related perennial bush fruits, both belonging
to the genus Ribes. Their relatively small
plant size, ease of culture, and distinctive,
attractive fruit make them well suited for home gardens.
The fishing communities in the St. Anthony area of Newfoundland, Canada, were forced to adjust to the
collapse of cod catches in Atlantic Canada in the early 1990’s. It was not only the fishing industry that
was affected. The entire community had to live through the changes in resources. To...
Childhood lead poisoning is one of the most common preventable pediatric health problems in the United States. Fetuses, neonates, and young children are particularly sensitive to adverse health effects associated with lead exposure due to children's hand to mouth activities, their greater ability to absorb lead, and their vulnerable developing...
Surface transient storage (STS) in stream ecosystems serve an important function in retaining nutrients and refugia for aquatic communities. Unfortunately, they can retain contaminants as well. Therefore, it is of importance to determine the residence time distribution (RTD). A RTD of a particular STS zone encompasses the time it takes...
Educational institutions are exposed to a continuously changing environment. As
in business, they experiment with their methods and techniques to improve their outputs.
Performance assessment, both in education and business is a gray science. It is not just a
question of evaluating performance. Performance is comprised of a number of...
Community colleges have long been thought of as the "people's
college." For some thirty years, Oregonians have looked to their 16 community
colleges as the less expensive, more accessible route to a college education.
Oregon's community colleges have traditionally had the broad mission of
providing comprehensive educational opportunities to all...