Published January 1994. Reprinted April 2007. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
Prevention of groundwater contamination by agricultural
chemicals requires an understanding of the complex
processes that control pesticide movement below the soil
surface. Through this understanding it is possible to try
to predict which areas may be most vulnerable to
contamination. The many models that have been developed to
The OSU Extension Soil Sensitivity Database lists
nonirrigated and irrigated soil sensitivity ratings for every
map unit of every soil survey in Oregon. These ratings
were developed for the Oregon Water Quality Decision
Aid, a tool for evaluating groundwater vulnerability to
Declared out of print March 2010. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
The three-grating optical interferometer is studied to identify restrictions
on alignment and improve stability. A description of the way a three-grating
interferometer works is given as well as a method for proper set up. The overall
power loss through the three gratings is measured and can be used to estimate...
The significance of dress in a first encounter situation has
been demonstrated empirically: clothing serves as a vehicle for communicating
information from one person to another. Thus, it is influential
in affecting the formation of first impressions. This
study was undertaken to explore the elements of dress that are most...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of parent education on increasing parental awareness of vegetable servings needed by preschool children, lowering barriers to increase vegetable consumption in their children's diets, increasing confidence in their ability to increase vegetables in their children's meals, and promoting parent-child interaction...
Myxobacteria are known to occur in the aquatic environment,
however, little information is available regarding the taxonomy of
these organisms. This investigation was initiated in an attempt to
classify a group of fresh water cytophagas on the basis of biochemical
and physiological as well as cultural and morphological characteristics.
Kate Chopin, author of the proto-feminist novel The Awakening, was also a prolific writer of short stories. Nineteen of her stories were originally published in Vogue magazine between 1893 and 1900. This study looks at six of these stories, "The Father of Desiree's Baby," "A Respectable Woman," "The Dream of...