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Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy.

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Chitosan play an important role as an antifungal against Botrytis cinerea and the effect was a concentration dependent. The obtained results of in vitro experiment demonstrated that chitosan (4%) decreased radial growth of B. cinereato 2 %. Invivo the severity of infection reduced from 59.8 and 100.0 to 9.7, 33.8 and 40.1 in first, second and third week’s storage periods at 13C, respectively. Also, chitosan coating (4%) significantly caused an increase in fruit firmness whereas TSS was...
Topics: gamma irradiation, chitosan coating, strawberry fruits.
A series of Brassica germplasm NDN (National disease nursery) and UDN (Uniform disease nursery) were evaluated in field under natural epiphytotic condition followed by in glasshouse at cotyledonary and true leaf stage under controlled artificial epiphytotic condition for the confirmation of resistance against Albugo candida (white rust disease). In field, out of 30 (NDN) germplasm (03 no.) DRMRIJ 12-37, RH 1234 and NDRE-08-14-01 were found immune and 03, DRMRIJ 12-41, DRMRJA 35 and DRMRIJ 12-03...
Topics: Albugo candida, cotyledonary and true leaf stage, disease rating scale, phenotypic disease...
The environment is an integral part of human life the quality of which plays a critical role in human health. Occupational environment presents potential health hazards to workers employed in a variety of positions. This review adds to a growing body of evidence that PM is really harmful to health increasing overall mortality mostly deaths from cardiovascular disease as well as deaths from respiratory diseases.
Topics: Occupational Health Impacts, human life, traffic.
A low-energy photo-Fenton process is carried out in this study to investigate the effect of pH, temperature, Fe2+ and H2O2 dosages on the decolorization of Rhodamine B dyeing wastewater. Experimental results indicate that the decolorization efficiency of Rhodamine B by UV light illumination only and UV/H2O2 (H2O2 of 30 to 90 mg/L) are insufficient. Decolorization efficiency is remarkably enhanced to more than 83% by the photo-Fenton process at pH 5.5 and the pseudo first-order kinetic rate...
Topics: Decolorization, Photo-Fenton Process, Pseudo First-order Kinetic, Rate Constants, Rhodamine B
Rising costs of power generation as a result of increased condenser tube scaling and corrosion have become critical areas that need intervention at Eskom’s power stations in South Africa. In the past few years, the quality of cooling and raw water has deteriorated with increased concentrations of scale formation metals such as calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) as well as Natural Organic Matter (NOM). The Dissolved Organic Matter (DOC) fraction of NOM in the water forms complexes with metals Ca...
Topics: Scaling Potential, Metal-organic Complexes, Visual MINTEQ
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- Shifa Mathbout; Joan A. Lopez-Bustins; Javier Martin-Vide; Joan Bech; Fernando S. Rodrigo
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This paper analyses the observed spatiotemporal characteristics of drought phenomenon in Syria using the Standardised Precipitation Index (SPI) and the Standardised Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI). Temporal variability of drought is calculated for various time scales (3, 6, 9, 12, and 24 months) for 20 weather stations over the 1961–2012 period. The spatial patterns of drought were identified by applying a Principal Component Analysis (PCA) to the SPI and SPEI values at...
Topics: Climate regionalization, Drought, SPEI, SPI, Syrian conflict
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- Jan Wild; Martin Kopecký; Martin Macek; Martin Šanda; Jakub Jankovec; Tomáš Haase
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Climate measurements are needed at a scale at which organisms live and die. Currently available climate sensors, however, are not well suited for long-term field measurements at such a scale. We have therefore developed a new temperature and moisture logger, the Temperature-Moisture-Sensor (TMS), which we designed for a wide range of ecological applications. The device mimics a small herbaceous plant. Its belowground part houses a patented, proprietary soil moisture sensor working on the...
Topics: Microclimate, Sensor, Soil moisture, Temperature, Time-domain transmission, Topoclimate
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- Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto; Vito Frontuto
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This paper uses a multiple discrete–continuous extreme value (MDCEV) model with perfect and imperfect substitutes to study residential energy demand. A non-linear utility function is employed within a Kuhn-Tucker multiple-discrete economic model of consumer demand, estimated on Italian expenditure data. The simulation algorithm measures demand elasticity with respect to price variations and the marginal effects of other covariates. Results show that household energy demand (space and water...
Topics: Expenditure data, GEV models, Multiple Discrete-Continuous Model, Residential energy demand
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Forests are a critical resource, and need proper management in the face of dire climatic changes facing the world today. Advances in modelling system result in the formulation of numerous forest modelling approaches to provide an estimation of forests services. One such useful and straightforward forest modelling approach is process-based modelling, relying on physiological processes and biophysical parameters of forest ecosystems. It is based on parametric calculations and allometric...
Topics: 3-PG, Forest management, Process-based modelling, Productivity, Sensitivity analysis
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Population expansion and land transformation reduce biodiversity, potentially reducing environmental functionality. These effects are evident globally, and specifically in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa, where land cover is being transformed for urbanisation. However, much of the urbanised areas incorporate differing levels of urban greening, which is improving local species and functional diversity. In recent years, a new form of urban greening in the form of eco-estate development has...
Topics: Development plans, Ecological Circuit Theory, Land transformation, Land use, Management framework,...
Emissions from shipping contribute significantly to both climate change and local air pollution. Cold ironing (onshore power supply) reduces emissions while ships are berthed in port by providing power from shore-side electricity rather than onboard auxiliary generators. Previous research has focused on installing the technology in large ports but if policy goals (particularly in the EU) are to be achieved then smaller ports must also install the technology. Therefore, this study examines the...
Topics: Cold ironing, Environmental, Onshore power supply, Policy, Seaports, Shore-side power,...
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- Marine Lebrec; Yimmang Golbuu; Delphine Paugam-Baudoin; Astrid Claudel-Rusin; Haruko Kurihara; Katrin Rehdanz; Tomohiko Tsunoda; Peter W. Swarzenski
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In the vast tropical Pacific Basin islands, corals reef ecosystems are one of the defining marine habitats, critical for maintaining biodiversity and supporting highly productive fisheries. These reefs are also vital for tourism and armoring exposed shorelines against erosion and other storm-related effects. Since the 1980’s, there has been growing evidence that these Pacific Basin coral reef ecosystems are highly vulnerable to the combined effects of both climatic and non-climatic stressors....
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- Stefano Poni; Eric Duchêne; Thuy Thanh Truong; Giuseppe Ferrara; Angela Maria Stella Matarrese; Alessandra Gallotta; Andrea Bellincontro; Fabio Mencarelli; Sergio Tombesi
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Over decades, the concept of grape quality has evolved emphasizing its multidisciplinary nature and that the same “desired quality” might correspond to even strikingly different compositional patterns. The review takes a long journey throughout the multiple factors impinging on grape quality, not excluding also sections devoted to table grapes. It starts with a through survey on the genetic factors influencing grape quality focusing on diversity in different compositional traits (sugar,...
Topics: Canopy management, Cultural practices, Genomics, Grape composition, Table grapes
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With the growing use of fossil fuels and industrial activity, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emission is continuously increasing and is considered a primary contributor to climate change. CO 2 emissions from stationary resources (coal fire, cement plants, and other industry) can be reduced by using various carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies. In this article, recent advancements in various biological methods (i.e., carbonic anhydrase (CA), hydrogenation of CO 2 to formate,...
Topics: Bioalcohol, Biodiesel, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Carbon dioxide, Environment
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- Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae; Mekonnen Hailemariam Zikargae
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Background: Environmental issues have been causing debates around the globe. These issues have also got much attention in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has been adversely affected by the environmental crisis. Developing countries and the poor were depicted as unfortunate victims of climate change. The causes of climate change include deforestation, industries, mismanagement of the environment, and utilization of natural resources. One of the effects of climate change brought natural disaster what we call...
Topics: Dialogue, Environmental communication, Ethiopia, GreenCOM, Participation
Mountain glaciers are sensitive to climate change, and can provide valuable information for inferring former climates on the Tibetan Plateau (TP). The increasing glacial chronologies indicate that the timing of the local Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) recorded across the TP is asynchronous, implying different local influences of the mid-latitude westerlies and Asian Summer Monsoon in triggering glacier advances. However, the well-dated sites are still too few, especially in the transition zone...
Topics: 10Be surface exposure dating, Central Tibet, Heinrich events, Mount Jaggang, The last glacial
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Rhodolith beds, like many other marine ecosystems, are affected by climate change that is causing an increase in the magnitude and frequency of extreme high temperature events (heat waves). Unfortunately, this does not represent the sole peril for these communities, as coastal urbanization in conjunction with altered precipitation patterns can increase terrestrial-derived nutrient input. In Brazil, rhodolith beds are among the most extensive coastal benthic ecosystems, but despite their vast...
Topics: Calcification, Coralline algae, Nutrients, Photosynthesis, Rhodolith bed, Temperature
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- Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube; Bongani Ncube
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Improving agricultural production remains a major challenge for smallholder farmers in South Africa. The enactment of the 1998 Water Act and subsequent water allocation reforms were meant to correct equity challenges of the past in water allocation and increase agricultural productivity in the rural sector. More than 20 years after the initiation of the processes smallholder farmers remain poor with limited agricultural productivity. With the advent of more frequent droughts and the ever...
Topics: Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Area, Information sharing, Institutional support, Smallholder...
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- Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky; Jane Verbitsky
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Antarctica's status as a unparalleled place of international scientific collaboration was entrenched in the Antarctic Treaty 1959, and its designation as a “natural reserve, devoted to peace and science” formally referenced in the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (PEPAT) 1991 (PEPAT 1991, Article 2). The continent's importance for maintenance of the global ecosphere has more recently been confirmed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Anisimov et...
Topics: Antarctica, Payment for ecosystem services, Sovereignty, Tourism, Trustees
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Climate change actions in cities worldwide are driving deep changes in urban governance. We ask whether new capacities for transformative climate governance are emerging in two cities that have experimented with urban climate governance: Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and New York City (NYC), United States. Transformative climate governance creates the conditions for developing integrated and innovative climate mitigation and adaptation policies and interventions that respond to and shape urban...
Topics: Agency, Cities, Governance capacity, Resilience, Sustainability transition, Urban climate governance
Mitral stenosis still continuing to be a cause of morbidity and mortality in this part of the country. Restenosis rates after PTMC are 10-20%, and after CMV 20-40% in the coming 2 decades [1]. In REDO PTMC the valve is fibrotic and commmisural morphology which is split in the first procedure becomes fibrotic and calcified. The routine scores which analyze the valve does not take into consideration the commercial morphology so we aimed to study new Echocardiographic parameters and comparison...
Topics: Echocardiography, REDO PTMC, Stenosis
With the rise in the competition there is in an increase in the demand for the knowledge management practice in the SMEs in India. Through the knowledge management most of the organizations are aiming to improve the performance of the organization which will help them to sustain their growth rate and profits in these times of financial fluctuations in the world economy and the times of high competition both nationally and internationally. Though many research studies have been conducted on the...
Topics: Knowledge Management, KM Practices, SMEs in India.
Study in 21st century having much transformation in science and technology. An effective knowledge is a knowledge that includes student’s ability in understanding study subject. Therefore,to support an optimum study process there is a need of a text book. Therefore, Process Image (PI) is a series of pictures/diagrams in a shape of object in an order that have a differences in situation, position, shape and combination in a whole and certain complexity. Study in Biology especially in a main...
Topics: Textbook, process image, human respiratory system, critical thinking.
Recently modern architecture means something regularity and irregularity in geometry. Everyone wants to win the race of designing beautiful and complex structures and with issue of scarcity of land it is today’s necessity to go higher and higher vertical and construct high rise structures. But as we go higher wind excitation becomes one of the most precarious force acting on the surface of the structure and if the plan geometry is irregular it can induce torsion which can be life-threatening...
Topics: Wind pressure, High rise Structure, L shape geometry, Residential Building, Stress
In an assembly line system, raw material enters and progressively moves through a series of workstations while being transformed into the desired product. The production line balancing aims through effective activities and actions to ensure a continuous and level production, providing maximum productivity and efficiency while maintaining the proper work rhythm of the production process and avoiding wastage. Apply the balancing method in the processes that indicate difficulties to be...
Topics: Process balancing, Lean Manufacturing, Takt time.
Folkscanomy: General Academic Papers
- S. Meenakshi Kirthika & Dr. B. William Dharma Raja
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Mobile touch-screen technologies, also referred to as iPad technologies, have introduced a new generation of educational tools that afford creative use and instant access to a wealth of online resources. They have been touted as ‘revolutionary’ devices that hold great potential for transforming learning. One of the chief benefits of mobile devices is that they enable learning anywhere, anytime. In deploying mobile devices, the teacher is no longer at the centre of the learning process and...
Topics: Mobile Technology, iPad, App.
This paper presents experimental design for opinion extractor from free-form texts and its deployment in configurable course feedback system. A configurable system is implemented through which interactive course feedback forms can be generated. The feedback-form contains close-ended questions and also text boxes to enter free-form responses. The algorithmic formulation has been designed to compute opinion polarities from the free-form text responses entered by the users. The system produces a...
Topics: Opinion Mining, Sentiment Analysis, Text Processing.
This research paper analysis the impact of job satisfaction dimensions on organizational commitment of sales representatives in Nagapattinam district. For the research work, non-probabilistic convenience sampling method was adopted to collect the data from fifty – four (54) respondents from different sectors through structured questionnaire. Both Pearson Correlation Coefficient and Multiple Resgress Analysis were used to analyse the data with the aid of statistical package for social science...
Topics: Job Satisfaction, Pay, Promotion, Working Condition, Work Itself, Coworkers, Supervision,...
This study was conducted based on the assumption that “a happy worker is a productive worker”. The research was conducted to establish whether equitable pay (salary satisfaction) can lead to work performance and job satisfaction among administrative staff of the University for Development Studies at its Central Administration in the Tamale Campus. Sixty (60) staff were selected using the simple random sampling method. The qualitative research approach was adopted. The Minnesota Satisfaction...
Topics: Equitable Pay, Job Satisfaction, Work Performance, Salary Satisfaction.
Hepatic nodules including nodular regenerative hyperplasia and HCC have been recognized as a result of qi stagnation and blood stasis in the notion of Chinese Tradition Medicine (CTM).The major Chinese prefer to take herbs to resolve the mass if the mass is in a supervision status. Although herbs are effective and safe to use, they may lead to mass necrosis or bleeding under liver capsule on very few occasion. The true hepatic capsule rupture is uncertain, and also difficult to predict in...
Topics: Bleeding under liver capsula, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Time for surgery
This article presents the application of Kaizen, through the implementation of a device that reduces setup time in the routing process of a production line of shock absorbers for motorcycles in the factory Amazon Motocicle Ltda, installed in the industrial hub of Manaus. Through field research the problem was identified. Kaizen reduced process setup time and increased productivity. In this way it was possible to improve the efficiency of the process in the production line by 50%, to gain...
Topics: Kaizen, Device Implementation, Productivity increase.
Nowadays Bioinformatics, proteomics and Genomics are the most intriguing sciences to understand the human genome and diseases. Several hereditary genetic diseases like Retinoblastoma involve a sequence of complex interactions between multiple biological processes. With this paper, genetic similarities were found within a selected group of patient’s DNA sequences through the use of signal processing tools. DNA, RNA and protein sequences have similarities in structure and function of the...
Topics: Gene, scoring matrix, WWM.
The potential of local regions determines the progress of agro-industry. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of drying models and varieties on the levels and quality of sesame oil. The research method used factorial complete randomized design, namely the first factor was drying using the oven and roasting method. The second factor is 5 sesame varieties namely SBR1, SBR2, winnas1, Winnas 2 and independence. Parameters observed included seed moisture content, oil content, oil aroma,...
Topics: Sesame, oil, quality, aroma, bright color, taste
In the last 20 years there is often an extreme climate phenomenon that causes high rainfall and flood impact in Maluku. A.Y Patty Street is one of the locations in Ambon, the capital city of Maluku that often experience the inundation. In facing this phenomenon, the extreme value theory becomes the right solution where based on the theory, the value of extreme rainfall is known asymptotically and it will converge following the distribution of GEV (Generalized Extreme Value) which is an extreme...
Topics: extreme climate, GEV, UBS, drainage, Ambon city.
The study was conducted to determine the efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates collected from eight locations in the Central Province of Sri Lanka against Meloidogyne incognita in tomato. Isolates were tested under laboratory conditions to determine the efficacy on egg hatchability and mortality of second stage juveniles. A planthouse experiment was conducted using potted tomato plants to determine the potential of P. fluorescens isolates and effective application technique. All tested...
Topics: Biological Control, Meloidogyne incognita, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Soil Drenching.
In this 21st century which is climate change-driven with more extreme rainfall events, gully erosion is increasingly becoming a global environmental problem influenced by both natural and anthropogenic factors. This paper is a literature review of rainfall erosivity as one of the natural factors of gully erosion. The central objective of the paper is to show in a global context how rainfall erosivity has influenced gully erosion. The method used is a review of academic/journal articles,...
Topics: Gully Erosion, Rainfall Erosivity, Review, Model, Soil Loss, Sustainable Development.
Botanical exploration in Puliyanamkunnu, Chalavara Grama Panchayath of Palakkad district yielded a total of 80 wild taxa of angiosperms. These taxa belong to 65 genera covering 38 families including 36 herbs, 12 climbers, 14 Shrubs and 18 trees. Among them 12 species are endemics and 10 species are rare and red listed. Out of these 80 taxa, 69 species are recorded to be used in different systems of medicines like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Tibetan, Homeopathy, Folk and Western or Modern system....
Topics: Diversity, Chalavara, Palakkad
 The influence of meteorological parameters on air pollutants over Port Harcourt and its environs in the dry season was modeled using multiple linear regressions model. Results indicated that meteorological parameters significantly influenced pollutant concentrations; results also showed poor linear relationships between meteorological parameters and pollutant concentrations, and that meteorological parameters are poor predictor variables of concentrations of air pollutants in the area....
Topics: Multiple linear Regressions Model, Air Pollution changes, Meteorological variables concentration.
Field trials were conducted during the rainy season of 2008 and 2009 at the Institute for Agricultural Research farm in Samaru (110 11’ N, 70 38’E) within the northern Guinea savanna ecological zone of Nigeria to evaluate correlation relationships among soil, yield and yield quality of maize varieties. The objectives of the study are to correlate among soil, grain yield and grain composition. The treatments consisted of four rates of nitrogen fertilizer (0, 50, 100 and 150kgNha-1), two...
Topics: correlation, maize, Northern Guinea Savannah, quality protein, soil nutrient.
The treatment performance of community based (decentralized) wastewater treatment systems are not monitored by municipalities in Tanzania and therefore these systems pose pollution threat to receiving water bodies. The aim of this research is to assess and compare the treatment performance of existing community based technologies which are affordable, manageable and climate compatible in Tanzania. The selected existing decentralized technologies for this study were Anaerobic Baffled Reactor...
Topics: Community, wastewater, treatment, baffled reactor, Constructed wetland.
The main objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of animal manures combinations and humic acid on some soil biochemical properties. The laboratory incubation experiment was conducted using a completely randomized design with three replicates. The animal manures included chicken manure (ChM) and cow manure (CoM). The treatments of humic acid (HA), chicken manure (ChM) and cow manure (CoM) were applied on clay soil at a rate of 10 t. ha-1. The treatments used were: Control (T1), HA...
Topics: Animal Manures, Humic acid, soil respiration, soil chemical Properties.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between depression and occurrence of chemotherapy induced prospective memory impairment in patients with breast cancer (BC).The 63 BC patients before and after chemotherapy were administered with the self-rating depression scale (SDS) and a battery of cognitive neuropsychological tests including event-based and time-based prospective memory (EBPM and TBPM, respectively) tasks. The changes in their prospective memory and cognitive...
Topics: Breast cancer, depression, cognitive impairment, prospective memory.
 Low productivity of maize has led to low profitability of maize production in Nepal. Indiscriminate use of fertilizer and lack of site specific nutrient management technology is always been associated with low productivity of maize. Thus, field experiments on farmer’s field were conducted on maize to assess the profitability at two sites of Jhapa district viz. Damak and Gauradaha using Nutrient Expert® Maize model from November 2015 to May 2016. The experiment was laid out in single...
Topics: benefit cost ratio, grain yield, gross return, net return, nutrient expert.
Following on from the results of measurements of hardness, magnetizing force and the speed of ultrasonic longitudinal waves of 09G2S steel samples at various cyclic operating time values, there is a phenomenon of transformation from the normal law of speed distribution of these parameters in power-mode distribution. It shows the submission of the behavior of metal as a complex system to the theory of the self-organized criticality.
Topics: Hardness, low-alloy steel, low-cycle loading, distribution, ultrasonic longitudinal waves.
Mothers who perceive breastfeeding to be healthier, easier and more convenient breastfeed longer than those who perceive that breastfeeding is restrictive, inconvenient and uncomfortable. This study focused on the breastfeeding practices of postnatal mothers with regard to exclusivity, frequency and duration. It was a cross-sectional research design covering the three levels of health care institutions in the South-East Zone of Nigeria. Convenient sampling method was used to select 299...
Topics: Breastfeeding, Duration, Exclusivity, Frequency, Postnatal Mothers.
This paper presents aerosol studies carried out in the capital city of Botswana. The use of backward air mass trajectories has shown that elevated concentrations of fine particles correspond to situations when the air mass originated in the Pretoria and Johannesburg region in South Africa. This illustrated transboundary pollution and also served as an example of long distance transport. The results also show a significant contribution of a local generated pollution. The data has been subjected...
Topics: Particulate matter, Correlation, Principal component, Transboundary pollution, Air mass trajectory.
Cloud storage is the best & efficient way to handle our data remotely. However, since data owners and users are usually outside the trusted domain of cloud service providers the data security and access control is the important factor at the time of sensitive data stored in the cloud. Moreover, now days there are different mechanisms are available for data sharing & preserving privacy of data owner & user. Key Escrow is the one of the major issue now a day. We can’t keep full...
Topics: Data Confidentiality, Key Authority, Attribute based schemes, Access Control policy, Data Sharing.
Let H_i be a finite collection of simple, nontrivial andundirected graphs and let each H_i have a fixed vertex v_jcalled a terminal. The amalgamation H_i as v_j as a terminal isformed by taking all the H_i's and identifying their terminal.When H_(i )are all isomorphic graphs, for any positif integer nwe denote such amalgamation by G=Amal(H,v,n), where ndenotes the number of copies of H. The graph G is said to be an(a,d)-H-antimagic total graph if there exist a bijectivefunction f: V(G)∪...
Topics: Super H-antimagic total graph, Amalgamation of graph, arithmetic sequence.
The present work aimed to perform a detailed search on the methods applicable to the calculation of economic viability. The database used to develop this systematized literature review was Scopus Elsevier, accessed through the Capes Journal Portal. The study allowed to obtain a theoretical contribution to the accomplishment of the general objective of this dissertation. For each method, the resulting articles 3 were analysed and selected for presentation of a brief summary in order to exemplify...
Topics: Financial Methods, Economic viability, Bibliometric Study.
The Probability-Impact (P-I) risk matrix is one of the frequently used techniques among the qualitative risk assessment methods in construction projects, which usually utilizes a 1 to 5 rating scale in order to quantify risk. Decision-makers usually apply their personal judgement, experience, and intuition for the quantification of the intensity of a probable risk event in the first stages of analyzing risks. However, the fluctuation observed by many researchers in the risk rating scales that...
Topics: Decision-Making under risk and uncertainty, Qualitative risk assessment, Risk analysis, Risk...
Folkscanomy: General Academic Papers
- Howard, E. K., Aboagye, I. & Quarcoo, J. N
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Ghana’s once booming Textile industry has seen a downturn in recent times with multiplicity of adverse effects on the nation at large. Major research findings of the Ghana Textile Industry reveal poor operational and output performance with less than 4,000 workforce, average production output of 46 million yards per annum and foreign exchange and revenue generation of 3.173 million US dollars across the country. Whiles some stakeholders blame the government for lack of goodwill and policy...
Topics: Textile Factories, Ex Post Facto, Retooling, Recapitalization, Revitalization.
The key to organization success is having an organizational democratic personnel management plan in place. Whether organization is about to launch a start-up or organization have been in organizational democratic personnel management for years, organizational democratic personnel management’ direction is guided by your organizational democratic personnel management plan. In spite of this general awareness, such long-term organizational democratic personnel management, strategic-level planning...
Topics: Organizational Democratic Personnel Management Plan, Organizational Democratic Personnel Management...
Folkscanomy: General Academic Papers
- S. Aravindan, K. Kaviarasan, M. Anuja & S. Rukshana Parveen
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The web application is to apply for making a decision using Data analytics. The KNN algorithm is used to mining the data. Decision making will be automated by Data analytics using decision tree algorithm, by this algorithm we can auto scale the data from the database. Google analytics is creating a report based on user activation and it’s used to improve the performance. To demonstrate this approach, taken model is Health care.
Topics: Id3 algorithm, Obesity, Data analytics.
Equilibrium isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamic studies of the adsorption of erythrosine dye onto activation carbon from coconut fire was carried out. The coconut fibre obtain from Elele, Rivers State Nigeria, was washed, dried, carbonized at 400oC, crushed, sieved and activated at 800oC, before it was washed and dried at 110oC. Variable influencing factors, such as contact time, temperature and initial concentration were studied through single-factor experiment, while other factors are kept...
Topics: Adsorption, Coconut fibre, Erythrosine, Kinetic, Thermodynamic.
Coati (Nasua nasua) taxon is poorly described, since the contribution to knowledge and development of biological system from this specie, so this paper aimed analyzes and describes the anatomy of the gastrocnemius, superficial flexor digitorum, and soleus muscles in Coati. The present study demonstrate that racoon gastrocnemius of Coati, located within caudal part of leg, is a robust muscle in relation to physical size of the animal. One head of muscle is medial and other relatively larger than...
Topics: Coati, Raccon, Comparative Anatomy, Descriptive Anatomy and Muscles.
This paper describes the growing interface among total quality management area, public services and information technology. The public companies have been induced to provoke changes on their working environment, aiming efficiency and service deliverance efficacy. In Portugal, this reflects in the new view its government has given on the need of containing public expenses on behalf of state’s sustainability and social development through promoting a changing based on the concepts of quality....
Topics: Data mining, Healthcare, Information technology, Public services, Total quality managemen.
The effects of roasting on the color, major and minor compositions of mung bean (Vigna radiata), adzuki bean (Vigna angularis), chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), and yellow split pea (Pisum sativum L.) were studied. The legume seeds were roasted at 200oC for up to 20 min. The corresponding water extracts of both raw and roasted seeds were analyzed for their total phenolic and flavonoid contents, antioxidant and antibacterial activities. Results showed that roasting caused significant changes in...
Topics: Legume seeds, Roasting, Color measurement, Chemical compositions, Antioxidant activity,...
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Increasing demand and the current unbalanced sectorial attribution of natural resources induce drastic depletion of natural capital. There is a need for bridging sectoral policies into interdisciplinary sustainable management strategies in the Mediterranean region. The complex interactions between ecosystems, food, energy, and water sectors are calling for an integrated approach for supporting impact assessments and decision-making. We aimed to investigate the coherence among the sectoral...
Topics: Ecosystem–water–food–energy nexus, Multi-criteria analysis, Policy scenarios, Sustainable...
Energy production remains the major emitter of atmospheric emissions, thus, in accordance with Australia's Emissions Projections by 2030, this study analyzed the impact of Australia's energy portfolio on environmental degradation and CO2 emissions using locally compiled data on disaggregate energy production, energy imports and exports spanning from 1974 to 2013. This study employed the fully modified ordinary least squares, dynamic ordinary least squares, and canonical cointegrating regression...
Topics: Australia, Disaggregate energy, EKC hypothesis, Econometrics, Emission reduction
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- Eduardo Sampaio; Ana R. Lopes; Sofia Francisco; Jose R. Paula; Marta Pimentel; Ana L. Maulvault; Tiago Repolho; Tiago F. Grilo; Pedro Pousão-Ferreira; António Marques
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Increases in carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases emissions are changing ocean temperature and carbonate chemistry (warming and acidification, respectively). Moreover, the simultaneous occurrence of highly toxic and persistent contaminants, such as methylmercury, will play a key role in further shaping the ecophysiology of marine organisms. Despite recent studies reporting mostly additive interactions between contaminant and climate change effects, the consequences of multi-stressor...
Topics: Antagonistic effects, Argyrosomus regius, Methylmercury, Ocean acidification, Oxidative stress,...
Stem cutting propagation preserves the genetic traits and leads to transfer of superior and genetically similar traits of parent plants to progenies. This method is also used to propagate recalcitrant, nonviable and difficult to germinateseeds. Stem cutting in tree species is used to address phenological and intraclonal problems. The use of rubber cuttings as planting material is a feasible option, worthy of investigation. There has been little or no research studies into the usage of Hevea...
Topics: Brown and Green, Hevea brasiliensis Clones, Naphthalene Acetic Acid, Sprouting and Rooting Growth,...
Mining is one of the activities that affect the environment intensely, changing the location and environment where waste deposits are discarded. Being one of the basic sectors of the Brazilian economy, mining has contributed to the economic development, since operated with environmental responsibility, based on the precepts of sustainable development. The present study aims to demonstrate the socioenvironmental impacts and conflicts caused by mining activities in the rural community of...
Topics: Primary activities, Social conflicts, Environmental damage.
This study aimed to carry out a survey on the repowering of Small Hidropower Plants - SHP, which is related to energy innovation and sustainable development. To obtain the data was used to bibliometric study technique using the database Scopus Elsevier, through the CAPES portal, considering data from the last two decades. It was possible to verify the increase in quantity of articles related to the subject over the years and analyze the main authors, journals with higher frequency of...
Topics: Small Hydropower Plants (SHP), repowering, Energy Innovation, Sustainable development, Bibliometric...
Companies are increasingly adopting practices aimed at improving the quality of management, with the main purpose of enabling them to act competitively in the present market characterized by high competition and strong organizational changes. Among the improvements developed, we highlight the adoption of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. However, the high cost of deploying and maintaining this type of technology can be a barrier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that want...
Topics: Reference model, Sales & Operations Planning, Aggregate Planning, BPMN.
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- Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir; Syed Muhammad Sajjad Kabir
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The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the deleterious effects of climate change on psychological health of the Hill-Tracts and government to deal with these adverse psychological health impacts. Although knowledge is still limited about the connections between climate change and psychological health, the evidence is indicating that impacts can be felt at both the individual and community levels, with psychological health outcomes ranging from psychological distress, depression, and...
Topics: Bangladesh, Climate change, Health challenge, Hill-tracts
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- Joshua Elliott; Cynthia Rosenzweig; Leonard A. Smith; Ian Foster
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Process-based agricultural models, applied in novel ways, can reproduce historical crop yield anomalies in the US, with median absolute deviation from observations of 6.7% at national-level and 11% at state-level. In seasons for which drought is the overriding factor, performance is further improved. Historical counterfactual scenarios for the 1988 and 2012 droughts show that changes in agricultural technologies and management have reduced system-level drought sensitivity in US maize production...
Topics: Adaptation, Agriculture, Climate extremes, Drought impacts, Seasonal prediction
Malaria is a major public health concern and an economic burden around the world. Currently, malaria has been declared as endemic in 91 countries. Every year more than 200 million cases of malaria are reported and more than US$2 billion has been invested in malaria control. Recent climate change caused by global warming has affected the pattern of malaria outbreak and expanded the endemic regions. In this study, we develop a malaria transmission model associated with climate-dependent...
Topics: Climate change, Control measures, Epidemic dynamics, Plasmodium vivax malaria
Understanding crop potential yields, yield gaps, and optimal agronomic management practices helps in identifying the limiting factors, scope, and ways to achieve sustainable intensified agricultural production. Here, using detailed field trial data collected from 1981 to 2009 at 11 agro-meteorological experimental stations and the crop model CERES–Rice, we investigated changes in potential yields, water- and nitrogen-stressed yields, and yield gaps of rice in the major rice cultivation...
Topics: Adaptation, Agriculture, Impact, Optimal management, Sustainable intensification
Photocatalytic conversion of CO 2 is a promising method to solve problems of both energy crisis and global climate change. The efficient transfer of solar energy into high-value chemical energy is the ultimate goal of this technology. Gallium oxide is a suitable candidate for the photocatalytic conversion of CO 2 due to its ideal band positions. Modification of Ga 2 O 3 to achieve enhanced photocatalytic activity and understanding the catalytic mechanism are important for the design of...
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- P. Camus; A. Tomás; G. Díaz-Hernández; B. Rodríguez; C. Izaguirre; I. J. Losada
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Disruptions in harbor operations have significant implications for local, regional and global economies due to ports strategic role as part of the supply chain. A probabilistic evaluation of port operations considering the influence of climate change is required in order to secure optimal exploitation during their useful life. Here, we propose a hybrid statistic-dynamical framework combining a weather generator and a metamodel. The stochastic generator is based on weather types to project...
This study assesses the long-term impact of storm surges due to typhoons around the Korean Peninsula (KP) resulting from climate change. Long-term projection is conducted based on the large ensemble experiments on so-called d4PDF for the past and +4 K future climate conditions over 5000 years by a single atmospheric global climate model developed by the Meteorological Research Institute of Japan. The use of a large ensemble is to enable one to obtain probabilistic future changes in...
Topics: Storm surge, d4PDF
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- Shuang Sun; Xiaoguang Yang; Xiaomao Lin; Gretchen F. Sassenrath; Kenan Li
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Climate change, genotype, and agronomic management have profound impacts on crop yield. Our goal in this study is to untangle the interrelated contributions of climate change, genetic improvements, and agronomic management on winter wheat yield in China to develop management strategies that address future nutritional needs. The Agricultural Production System Simulator (APSIM) farming systems model was used to simulated long-term (1981–2010) wheat yield for four wheat production regions under...
Topics: Agronomic management, Climate change, Climate-smart management, Crop cultivars, Winter wheat yield
Researches focused on identifying the factors that influence the implantation of wind farms have been found in the academic scope, considering the technical, environmental, economic and social points. The objective of this study is to map the scientific activity based on the theme "factors that influence the implementation of a wind farm", using in principle the entire period of coverage of the Web of Science - WOS platform, in order to compose a portfolio of bibliographical...
Topics: Bibliometric, Renewable energy, Wind energy, Wind farm.
Background: Vascular endothelial growth factor VEGF families have been implicated in prognosis and clinicopathological outcomes in patients with gastric cancer. This review aims to assess the relationship of clinicopathological and prognostic outcomes of patients with gastric cancer, present with overexpression of VEGF families in gastric cancer tissues. Methods: Full-published studies regarding clinicopathological and prognostic outcomes of patients with gastric cancer present with...
Topics: Gastric cancer, Clinicopathological, Prognosis outcome
Arthur Olver was born in 1875 the son of a Cornish farmer. He was elected Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1897. After two years in private practice he joined the Army Veterinary Service in 1899. In South Africa in 1901-1906, Olver served with the British cavalry in the Boer War, worked in Theiler’s laboratory, was Senior Veterinary Officer in Natal and Assistant to the Principal Veterinary Officer, South Africa Command. Seconded to the Egyptian Army he was Principal...
Topics: Rinderpest, Livestock disease, Animal health, Army veterinary services