Orange Tour Day 1
A quick stop on the tour updating where we have been and where we are going.
Inheritance studies in castor, Ricinus communis L.
Title: Inheritance studies in castor, Ricinus communis L. Authors: Kumar, A.A. (A. Ashok Kumar); Janila, P.; Sujatha, M.; Hemalatha, V. Abstract: In castor, Ricinus communis L. inheritance of anthocyanin pigment on stem (APS), bloom, capsule spinyness and cup shape of leaves is monogenic. Capsule spinyness is a co-dominant character and bloom is controlled by multiple alleles. Inheritance of papaya leaf lacination is digenic and shows dominant epistasis. Co-segregation studies revealed absence o
Effect of global recession on Indian agriculture
Title: Effect of global recession on Indian agriculture Authors: Chand, R.; Raju, S.S.; Pandey, L.M. Abstract: This paper asssesses the impact of the global economic slowdown and financial crisis on India's agricultural sector
Nitrogen mineralization in lowland rice soils: the role of organic matter quantity and quality
Title: Nitrogen mineralization in lowland rice soils: the role of organic matter quantity and quality Authors: Sahrawat, K.L. Abstract: Ammonium production in wetland soils and sediments is the key process that impacts nitrogen (N) availability, wetland productivity and environmental quality. Significant relationships between organic matter content and mineralizable N have been reported for diverse groups of wetland rice soils. However, recent research also showed that in soils under intensi
Nursing Excellence: What Magnet Designation Means at MD Anderson
The nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center are proud once again to have earned the Magnet recognition designation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center. A selection of nurses describe what it means to them to achieve this ranking and what it takes to reach this level of excellence. Read more about nursing innovation at MD Anderson in the spring 2011 issue of Conquest Magazine http://bit.ly/kzGHiV
Thumbnail Treating Uterine Cancer - Dr. Diane Bodurka
Drs. Diane Bodurka and Anuja Jhingran discuss MD Anderson's comprehensive approach to treating uterine cancer. They also share their personal philosophy on caring for patients. Dr. Bodurka believes in treating all patients with respect and compassion. She urges women to "pay attention to their bodies and be proactive for their own health." Learn more about Uterine Cancer treatment at MD Anderson http://bit.ly/lIOSjC
Treating Lymphoma - Dr. Frederick Hagemeister
http://bit.ly/kG2BS3 Lymphoma is the fifth most common cancer and the second fastest growing cancer. Dr. Frederick Hagemeister believes that during treatment, patients should maintain as normal a level of activity as possible to help with the treatment process.
Unlocking the potential of agriculture in north-eastern hill region of India
Title: Unlocking the potential of agriculture in north-eastern hill region of India Authors: Birthal, P.S.
ART 111-01, Photography I, Spring 2005
This course will provide a foundation in the fundamentals of photography. Each student will learn how to shoot, process and print images. Students will be encouraged to explore their abilities to use a camera as a means to communicate visual concepts,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
ART 232-01, History of Western Art II, Spring 2005
This course will cover major artists, artistic periods, “masterpieces,” and other works of enduring cultural/social/historical/artistic merit across the history of Western art. We will discuss both European and American art, however there is a clear emphasis on the art of Western Europe. The class requires some reading, a lot of careful looking, writing exercises, and, yes, memorization of names, dates, and titles. Primarily a lecture with some discussion. Paper assignments are based on indi
Are You In Control?
This lesson teaches the engineering method for testing wherein one variable is changed while the others are held constant. Students compare the performance of a single paper airplane design while changing the shape, size and position of flaps on the airplane. Students also learn about control surfaces on the tail and wings of an airplane.
1.3.7 Models of adjustment
This unit looks at the way people identify and become attached to places, buildings and objects. It also analyses how this attachment can impact on personal well-being. Understanding this is important in assessing the care people of all ages need and how this care should be delivered.
In this unit, you will be hearing and reading about the issues faced by people living in poverty in Britain in 2000. This is intended to give you an understanding of what poverty is like from the perspective of the people themselves, both in terms of the experience of living on a very low income, and some of the effects this has had on their lives. One of the biggest problems facing people living on a very low income is how to afford adequate heating.
La cristallerie du Val Saint-Lambert: beeldmateriaal mondeling beschrijven, begrijpend lezen, schrij
Op het einde van deze les kun je uitleggen hoe kristallen voorwerpen worden gemaakt, welke vakkennis er vereist is en waarom je al dan niet zou deelnemen aan een rondleiding in de kristalfabriek van Val Saint-Lambert.
Developing Your Idea & Making the Perfect Pitch - Bret Siarkowski Q&A
Entrepreneurs event on May 17, 2011 titled "Developing Your Idea & Making the Perfect Pitch."
Chancellor Red Wilson on funding for liberal arts building
A $45.5-million investment by the Ontario government will allow McMaster to build a major new liberal arts building that will be used by more than half the entire student body and improve access to education for under-represented groups such as Aboriginal people, Crown wards and first-generation students. Read more: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=8082
CEO Summit on Pathways
President Steven Ender, Mayor George Heartwell and Fred Keller of Cascade Engineering present on the changing workforce (video included through first portion of Fred Keller's remarks.) Pathways to Prosperity
Advancements in Underwater Vehicles: Responding to Current Environmental Issues
Even if humans could breathe under water like fish, we might not want to become permanently aquatic. “Believe it or not,” says James Morash , “the deep ocean is kind of boring,” covered as it is by so much sandy sea floor. And yet there’s much to be learned about this terrain, which was a mystery to humans
"Poetry Readings" by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
Possibly the best place to find information regarding live readings by contemporary poets is www.ablemuse.com. This site is run by and for poets, so you get the dope straight from the horse's mouth, so to speak. Sturgeon's Law applies, of course. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon's_Law (Clicking this link didn't work this morning, but it did if I copied it into my browser http://tinyurl.com/c2vhtx - use this one instead) Modern poets are not all as cringe-worthy as Bukowski makes them o