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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 ...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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.
The Vowel Production in 'Bel Canto' Singing: A General Approach for Beginning Singers
The purpose of writing this paper is to inform beginning singers of the importance of the basic concept of vowel formation and articulation in the production of good vocal tone. The lack of a thorough understanding of ...
Kodaly, Orff, and Suzuki Methods Described and Compared
What are some of the teaching techniques and philosophies of the above-mentioned music educators (Kodaly, Orff, and Suzuki)? It shall be the purpose of this paper to describe their methods and then make some comparisons ...
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...
A Descriptive Analysis of Current Sight-Reading Methods and Procedures of Selected Oklahoma High Schools
The purpose of this study was to examine choral directors' attitudes regarding the importance of sight-reading skills for high school singers in Oklahoma. Additional investigation considered the possible relationships ...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Post-Newtonian Reference Frames for Advanced Theory of the Lunar Motion and a New Generation of Lunar Laser Ranging
We construct a set of post-Newtonian reference frames for a comprehensive study of the orbital dynamics and rotational motion of Moon and Earth by means of lunar laser ranging (LLR) with the precision of one millimeter. ...
Man, Muse, and Story: Psychohistorical Patterns in Oral Epic Poetry
Early studies of oral epic literature, that is, of epic literature composed without the aid of writing within a continuous tradition of some antiquity, focused quite logically and understandably on the somewhat mysterious ...
Using multiple data sources to investigate foraging niche partitioning in sympatric obligate avian scavengers
As carrion feeders competing for a limited and ephemeral resource, avian scavengers are ideal model organisms to study mechanisms of niche partitioning. Previous work has focused on observations of species' interactions ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Storytelling in Medieval Wales
Very little is known of the storyteller and his functions in medieval Welsh society. Welsh sources imply that tales were recited in prose by professional storytellers--the cyfarwyddiaid (singular cyfarwydd). In medieval ...
A Study of the Cambiata Voice
A discussion of the role of the boy's treble voice in early times is preceded with consideration of the initial role and eventual dismissal of women's voices from choral music settings. This summary is important to ...