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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 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 ...
Dipstick urinalysis for the diagnosis of acute UTI
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-05)
Approximately two-thirds of women who present with classic symptoms of acute UTI have bacterial infection of the bladder. Dipstick urinalysis moderately improves the accuracy of clinical symptoms in establishing or excluding ...
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, ...
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-05)
There are no studies that have shown any antidepressant to be absolutely safe for use during any stage of pregnancy. The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) during ...
Interannual and interdecadal variability in the predominant Pacific region SST anomaly patterns and their impact on climate in the mid-Mississippi valley region
(Centro Ciencias Atmosfera UNAM, 2007-02)
Previous research has demonstrated that Pacific Region SSTs and SST anomalies can be separated into seven general synoptic classifications (“clusters”) (A-G). Clusters B and G (C, D, and F) [A and E] were shown to be ...
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.
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 ...
Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys: The Peculiar Incentives in Teacher Retirement Systems and Their Consequences for School Staffing
(American Education Finance Association, 2009)
This article examines the pattern of incentives for work versus retirement in six state teacher pension systems. We do this by examining the annual accrual of pension wealth from an additional year of work over a teacher's ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
An Anatomy of a Cartel: The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 and the Compliance Crisis of 1934
(Research in Economic History, 2008)
This paper explores the nature and causes of the cartel compliance crisis that befell the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) one year after its passage in 1933. We employ a simple game-theoretic model of the NIRA's ...
Can Cooperative Membership and Participation Affect Adoption Decisions? Issues for Sustainable Biotechnology Dissemination
Biotechnology has become the dominate technology in the agricultural environment globally, possessing the capacity to address issues related to food insecurity and low productivity. Developing countries therefore cannot ...
Conservation tillage, herbicide use, and genetically engineered crops in the United States: the case of soybeans
This study examines the extent to which adopting herbicide-tolerant (HT) soybeans affects conservation tillage practices and herbicide use. The model is estimated using a state-level panel dataset extending across 12 major ...
Survey Course of Church Music
This document outlines a survey conservatory course in the history of church music from the seventh century to the twentieth century.
A Select Guide for Swedish Choral Music of the Post-World War II Era
In Sweden, folk music has been the source of inspiration for choral writing and the church the source of encouragement for singing and choral music. The golden age of Swedish choral music came about as a direct result of ...
The impact of corn rootworm protected biotechnology traits in the United States
Recently, one type of corn rootworm has developed resistance to a single strain of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) that is genetically engineered into corn seed. This resistance development has occurred in small, localized ...