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Cherif, Abour - - 2011
Ward, Daniel - - 2011
Alex-Hart, Balafama - - 2011
Problem statement: Hand washing with soap is an important means of preventing hospital acquired infections .However the rate of hand washing with soap and water is unacceptably low amongst health workers. Few studies on this subject have been done amongst health workers in Nigeria. The aims of this study were ...
Jahromi, Abdolreza - - 2011
Problem statement: Recurrent abortion is a difficult medical problem happening in about 1-2% of fertile women. Rubella is of high public health importance owing to teratogenic effects that can lead to fetal death, miscarriage, stillbirth, or infants during the first 16 weeks of gestation. As there were not data about ...
Japoni, Aziz - - 2011
Problem statement: Due to continuous changes in the frequencies and antibacterial susceptibility patterns of nosocomial pathogens, periodical surveillance of these fluctuations could help the clinicians to treat hospitalized patients more efficiently whenever empirical therapies need to be considered. This study was conducted to compare the prevalence of the bacteria recovered ...
Miller, Andrew - - 2011
In response to the recent coup in Niger, which ousted the country's president-turned-strongman Mamadou Tandja, the capital erupted in pro-coup demonstrations. Many commentators and foreign governments also showed tacit support for the junta. What is the likelihood that this coup and the other coup regimes in Africa will lead to ...
Negi, Rohit - - 2011
After two decades of economic stagnation, Zambia witnessed sustained economic growth in the period 2002-2008 due to investments in the country's all-important copper mining sector. This article analyzes the political forms that took shape during the copper mining boom, bringing into view the new entanglements of capital, labor, civil society, ...
Ogbazghi, Petros - - 2011
Notwithstanding the on-going struggles for democratic transformation, many African countries still lack rudimentary principles of the rule of law and legitimate political institutions. Contemporary Eritrea exemplifies this type of situation in which personal rule is the embodiment of the political system. The article argues that the perpetuation of personal rule ...
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, ...
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