Crop development models are commonly used in research.
However, their use as crop management tools for growers is
rare. Decision support systems (DSS), which combine crop
models with expert systems, are being developed to provide
management assistance to growers. Researchers at Oregon
State University are in the process of developing...
The purpose of this study was to propose a model
for evaluating international short-term training
programs in small-scale fisheries. The study focused
on providing useful information to decision-makers of
the program funding agency and the training program
operator. The proposed evaluation model could also
prove useful for other technically-oriented short-term...
Hard red winter wheat has the potential to be an alternative crop
in the Pacific Northwest, however percent grain nitrogen has been
unacceptably low and grain yields have been about only 80% of soft white
winter wheat. During the late spring and the summer months there is
usually little rainfall,...
The effect of four basic liquid fertilizers: Solution 32, 10-34-0-.9, Thio-Sul, and Potash solution; and one commercial liquid fertilizer, Feast 9-18-9, on germination, emergence, and seedling growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) were evaluated under laboratory, greenhouse, and field conditions. Experiments included: 1) preliminary study of basic fertilizer sources to...
The purpose of this study was to determine the in-service training needs in selected subject matter areas as perceived by community nutrition educators in Kiambu
District in Kenya. The study also sought to determine if there were significant relationships between selected demographic characteristics and the respondents' perceptions regarding in-service training...
The purposes of the study were: (1) to provide a descriptive
analysis and historical record of the undergraduate OSU Fourth Cycle
Urban/Rural-Migrant Teacher Corps program; (2) to follow up former
OSU Fourth Cycle corps members to determine their employment status
and attitudes toward their educational experiences; and (3) to determine...
The central purpose of this study was to identify the
competencies of a predeparture orientation program as determined by
business/industry personnel and personnel from institutions
representing the U.S. Agency for International Development. An
additional objective was to examine the organizational framework of
existing predeparture programs to identify instructional
This exploratory study examined the estate planning knowledge
and actions of married couples in Oregon. The specific objectives of
the study were: (1) to determine couples' estate planning knowledge
and their estate planning actions, (2) to determine if a relationship
existed between couples' estate planning knowledge and their estate