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Witkiewitz, Katie - - 2011
Huebner, Robert - - 2011
Vossen, Paul - - 2011
California s olive oil industry has evolved from primarily a salvage operation of the table olive industry to a producer of world-class, premium, extra-virgin olive oil. In 1997, UC Cooperative Extension started the first California olive oil taste panel, which was officially recognized by the International Olive Council in 2001. ...
White, Hazel - - 2011
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Gao, Suduan - - 2011
Many commodities depend on preplant soil fumigation for pest control to achieve healthy crops and profitable yields. Under California regulations, minimizing emissions is essential to maintain the practical use of soil fumigants, and more stringent regulations are likely in the future. The phase-out of methyl bromide as a broad-spectrum soil ...
Tous, Joan - - 2011
Traditional olive oil production is limited by its high cost, mainly due to labor expenses for harvesting and pruning. A new olive planting system based on hedgerows and harvesting machines could decrease production costs while maintaining high quality. To improve the efficiency of the continuous-straddle mechanical harvesters, vigor must be ...
Johnson, Marshall - - 2011
Olive fruit fly commonly infests olives in California s Central Valley. Field studies indicate that trap counts for olive fruit fly adults in pesticide-free sites decrease in mid-and late summer and then rebound from September to November. Part of this decline is associated with heat stress that the flies experience ...
Daane, Kent - - 2011
The widespread and rapid establishment of the olive fruit fly in California required immediate changes in integrated pest management (IPM) programs for olives. After finding that resident natural enemies did not provide adequate control, researchers began a worldwide search for parasitoids, with exploration in the Republic of South Africa, Namibia, ...
Burrack, Hannah - - 2011
The olive fruit fly was first detected in Los Angeles in 1998 and in all the olive-growing regions of California soon after. Following its initial detection, UC researchers and Cooperative Extension farm advisors, county agricultural commissioners and the California Department of Food and Agriculture Pest Detection and Emergency Project established ...
Collins, Richard - - 2011
Keith, Karen - - 2011
Rubenstein, David - - 2011
Kahn, Jack - - 2011
In the last twenty years, research has indicated that men as a social group are experiencing disproportionate difficulties in higher education. Typically, these problems have been addressed by investigating men as a homogenous sex, rather than employing gender awareness approaches that try to understand how the meaning of masculinity impacts ...
Meltzer, Andrea - - 2011
The stereotype that men are less nurturing than women frequently leads people to evaluate men less favorably than they evaluate equivalent women in situations that require nurturance and care. Nevertheless, theories of expectancy-violation suggest that such stereotypes may lead people to evaluate men who are unambiguously nurturing in such situations ...
Eguchi, Shinsuke - - 2011
A selection of literature suggests that gay Asian men are considered unattractive and undesirable, because they are socially positioned as "feminine" in the gendered hierarchy of White centered hegemonic masculinity among gay men. However, the author questions why the discourse of oppression is the only way to interpret performative aspects ...
Poluyko, Kristen - - 2011
This article examines issues of homosexuality, masculinity, class, and identity as they pertain to the Anthony Minghella's film, The Talented Mr. Ripley, particularly its troubled lead character, Tom Ripley. Through the use of jazz improvisation, I argue that Tom Ripley, Othered due to his homosexuality and class status, is able ...
McMahon, Sarah - - 2011
The bystander approach suggests that individuals can intervene to interrupt situations leading to violence and has previously been used in sexual assault prevention. This article applies the bystander approach to interpersonal violence. An exploratory study was conducted to assess a workshop designed to prevent intimate partner violence that utilized the ...
Quinan, Patty - - 2011
Background and objectives: Prevalent central venous catheter (CVC) rates among hemodialysis (HD) patients in Canada remain high. In October 2006, we implemented a three-step multidisciplinary quality improvement project in our in-centre HD unit. The primary objective was to convert 50% of suitable patients to arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) or arteriovenous grafts ...
Brunier, Gillian - - 2011
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