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Class Voice Teachers: Are Specialized Background and Preparation Necessary?
The hypothesis of this paper is that specialized background and preparation are necessary for a class voice teacher. In order to test this hypothesis, the following sub-hypotheses were devised to find out how and in ...
Cardiovascular risks of combined oral contraceptive use
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-12)
Because of an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) should be considered carefully in women who smoke and in those with hypertension or hyperlipidemia. (Strength of ...
Using the monthly classification of global SSTs and 500 HPA height to predict temperature and precipitation regimes one to two season in advance for the Mid-Mississippi Region
(National Weather Association, 2008-07)
Using the results from previous studies of the interannual variability of local mean monthly temperature and precipitation by this group, long range forecasts were generated for summer and winter season temperatures and ...
The Association between sensation seeking and well-being among college-attending emerging adults
Sensation seeking is a known risk factor for unsafe and reckless behavior among college students, but its association with well-being is unknown. Given that exploration plays an important psychosocial role during the ...
Premature rupture of membranes (PROM)
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-11)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of premature rupture of membranes.
The Interannual variability of hurricane activity in the Atlantic and east pacific regions
(National Weather Association, 2008-07)
The investigation of the interannual and interdecadal variations in hurricane activity has been an important topic of study lately, especially with regard to their implications for climate change issues. On the interannual ...
The Estimated Economic Impact of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin on New York Dairy Farms for the Years 2994 through 1997
Data from New York dairy farms for the years 1994 through 1997 were used to estimate whether recombinant bovine Somatotropin (rbST) generated profits for adopters. Results show that the estimated profit impact of rbST, ...
An Annotated Bibliography of Choral Techniques and Related Subjects
This paper is a collation of materials which, in the opinion of the author, are pertinent to contemporary choral practices and techniques. Section I is a list of books and their contents. ...
Near-Ultraviolet Mutagenesis in Superoxide Dismutase-deficient Strains of Escherichia coli
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1994)
We compared mutagenic spectra induced by polychromatic near-ultraviolet radiation (near-UV; 300-400 nm) with superoxide anion (O2-) -dependent mutagenesis using a set of Escherichia coli tester strains. Near-UV radiation ...
The Presentation of Temperature Information in Television Broadcasts: What is Normal?
(National Weather Association, 2003-12)
In a typical weather broadcast, observed daily temperature information such as maximum and minimum temperatures are shown and compared to the daily average or “normal”. Such information, however, does not accurately ...
Keyboard Sight-Playing Possibilities for Improvement
The purpose of this paper is to examine some experiments related to keyboard sight-playing and related articles by successful teachers in an attempt to establish teaching techniques and procedures which will more ...
A Study of Selected Nineteenth-Century Brass Solo Literature
The purpose of this study has been to locate and become acquainted with solo literature which would be useful as teaching material for high school and college level brass students. The nineteenth century was selected ...
2014 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide
(University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
, all chemicals. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated a number of fruit pesticid. Growers who plan to use these restricted materials must be certified as private applicators. Certification requires that applicators understand...
The Technique of Transcribing Music into Braille and Materials Available to the Blind Musician
It is the intent of the writer to discuss the method of transcribing music into Braille. There are several methods of transcribing music, the method of transcription being dependent upon the music and the instrument ...
Evaluation of the Agronomic, Environmental, Economic, and Coexistence Impacts Following the Introduction of GM Canola to Australia (2008-2010)
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2014)
Despite genetically modified (GM) canola receiving Australian regulatory approval in 2003, commercial production did not occur until 2008 due to concerns relating to coexistence. Following commercial release, a three-year ...
Global Impact of Biotech Crops: Environmental Effects, 1996-2008
This article updates the assessment of the impact commercialized agricultural biotechnology is having on global agriculture from an environmental perspective. It focuses on the impact of changes in pesticide use and ...
Adoption of Best Management Practices to Control Weed Resistance by Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers
number of BMPs frequently practiced. Ordered-probit regressions were used to explain the frequency of individual BMP adoption. Growers practicing a greater number of BMPs frequently had more education, but less farming experience; grew cotton; expected...
Issues in Development and Adoption of Genetically Modified (GM) Wheats
There are several contentious issues remaining in the development of genetically modified (GM) wheats. This paper summarizes current knowledge and critical issues for commercialization including evolution of GM wheats, ...
Cross Pollination from Genetically Engineered Corn: Wind Transport and Seed Source
Pollen transport from genetically engineered corn was evaluated by testing corn offspring from nearby cornfields. Harvested corn, sown in greenhouse flats, was sprayed with glyphosate at second leaf stage. Corn resistant ...
The History and Development of Music and Worship of the Stone Church 1873-1976
This paper chronicles the history of the Stone Church Congregation of the (now) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It focuses on the musical activities of the church through time.