The current production plan at the Potlatch Hybrid Poplar plantation in eastern Oregon is to haul 8,000 whole trees per day (170,000 bone dry Tons of chips annually) to a centrally located processing facility (CPF) where the poplar will be processed. Harvests begin in 2001 and continue on a seven-year...
Cystic ovarian disease (COD) is an anovulatory condition in cattle
that afflicts between 6-18% of all dairy cows in the US. Ovulation is
dependent on the plasminogen activator (PA) family of proteases
and protease inhibitor for proteolysis, culminating in follicular rupture.
Failure of the follicle to ovulate suggests an aberration...
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A phytoplankton bloom dominated by the pennate diatom Nitzschia
curta (Van Heurck) Hasle was observed during January-February 1983 at
a receding ice-edge in the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica. The core of
the bloom was found between 100-150 Km from the ice-edge. Nitzschia
curta cell densities up to 22 x 10⁶...
Malaria is a vector-borne disease that has affected humans and other animals for a long time and which has shown high prevalence among different populations. During the beginning of the 20th century, Sir Ronald Ross and George Macdonald developed a model that represents the spread of malaria through the interaction...
A publication containing advice on a wide range of gardening topics, including composting, container gardens, fall/winter gardens, fertilizing, insect pests, plant diseases, planting guidelines, raised beds, site selection, slugs, soil improvement, tilling, warm-season crops, watering, and weeds. Includes regional tips for various parts of Oregon.
Recently local grains have become an area of economic growth. Local grain products, including whole-wheat and sourdough products, are increasingly in demand for their health benefits, unique flavor profiles, and association with local food movements. These local grain economies are beginning to boom, but they lack the technical aid that...
Ponderosa pine trees exhibiting large oval scars on
their trunks are found in northeastern Oregon. Patterns
in the occurrence and morphology of the scarred trunks
raise questions of archeological interest. Examination of
ethnographic sources from the Pacific Northwest indicate
that the bark of ponderosa pine was peeled to obtain the...