Wetland restoration mitigates effects of agricultural development on water quality, flooding, and habitat loss. Multi-objective optimization for wetland locations and sizes has not included objective functions for water quality, hydrology, and habitat in unison, limiting analysis of trade-offs among these ecosystem services. This study establishes two methods to improve the...
A major problem confronting farmer cooperatives merging
for the first time is the lack of valuable experience that a prior
merger would have provided. This lack of experience results in
a decision making environment of imperfect knowledge, both of
the necessary postmerger activities to be performed and the timing
Although public sector unionism dates back at least
to 1916, collective bargaining emerged mid-century when
President John Kennedy signed into law Executive Order
10988 which established federal policy recognizing unions
for federal employees. Today all levels of public education
have unions. In today's community college, the curriculum,
the professional background...
Land use planning, zoning, and subdivisions are integrally tied
to the land resource. The need for a land surveyor and for statutes
which govern his operation when working in these areas is stressed.
A brief history of Vermont and Oregon, illustrating the role of land
surveys on settlement, is given....
Endogenous inhibitors of insect microsomal oxidases are a serious
problem in in-vitro studies of insecticide metabolism.
chemical nature, modes of action, and their effectiveness as inhibitors
In the case of house flies, there may be as many as
The most important of these is...
This research was designed to test the applicability of commonly
accepted market structure theory to firm behavior within
agricultural processing industries. The research was primarily
concerned with testing the influence of relative firm size on discretionary
management decisions. Statements from economic theory
concerning structural influences on behavior comprised the hypotheses....