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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: low, ungaged, rivers, maine, streamflows, day, monthly, annual, estimating, year
Number of Pages: 30
ISBN-10: 1428983961
ISBN-13: 9781428983960

Author: Anne Bridgman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, summary, workshop, directions, families, care, low, income, child
Number of Pages: 257
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 1428988572
ISBN-13: 9781428988576

Increased national attention to child care has been spurred by rising costs, renewed understanding of the importance of childrenżs early experiences to future development & problems experienced by states in serving all low-income families who are eligible for child care assistance. Child care for children in low-income families is of interest given fed. & state reforms in educ. & welfare that may boost the numbers of very young low-income children in need of child care, as well as put added pressures on preschools to pay more attention to preparing children for school. Three workshops were co

Author: Marianne Bänziger
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: maize, theory, practice, tolerance, stress, drought, nitrogen, breeding
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9706480463
ISBN-13: 9789706480460

Introduction - why breed for drought and low N tolerance?; Conceptual framework - breeding; Conventional approaches to improving the drought and low N tolerance of maize; Conventional approaches challenged; The challenge of breeding for drought and low N tolerance; Maize under drought and low N stress; Conceptual framework - physiology; Water and the maize plant; Nitrogen and the maize plant; Maize under drought and low N stress - consequences for breeding; Stress management; Drought; Low N stress; Statistical designs and layout of experiments; Increasing the number of replicates; Improved sta

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Low
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: knowledge, research, needs, current, mammals, frequency, sound, marine, low
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 1994-06
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13210

Author: M. Hulot
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technology, nuclear, radioactivity, relation, power, plants, level, decommissioning, controlling, state, science, art, review, measuring, low
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788125907
ISBN-13: 9780788125904

Considers the technical characteristics related to the measurements of very low radioactivities necessary to monitor decommissioned nuclear power plants in order to reuse buildings or lands, after decontamination and partial or complete dismantling; recover very low level radioactive materials for reusing or recycling; and release materials in ordinary landfill. Includes extensive discussions of both French and German experiences. Charts and tables.

Author: Mark Nord
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: food, income, low, households, middle, increased, spending, declined, insecurity
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437924832
ISBN-13: 9781437924831

From 2000-07, median spending on food by U.S. households declined by 12%, and by 6% relative to the Consumer Price Index for Food and Beverages. Over the same period, the national prevalence of very low food security increased by about one-third, from 3.1% of households in 2000 to 4.1% in 2007. The deterioration in food security was greatest in the second-lowest income quintile. These estimates are corroborated by corresponding declines in food expenditures by middle- and low-income households. The declines in food spending by middle- and low-income households were accompanied by increases in

Author: Sigurd R. . Nilsen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workers, remain, labor, force, practices, countries, low, skilled, women, policies
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2007-12-01
ISBN-10: 1422319121
ISBN-13: 9781422319123

Increasing retirements & declining fertility rates could affect the labor force growth in many developed countries. To maintain the size & productivity of the labor force, many gov'ts. & employers have introduced strategies to keep workers, such as women & low-skilled workers, in the workforce throughout their working lives. The author was asked to: (1) describe the policies & practices implemented in other developed countries that may help women & low-wage/low-skilled workers enter & remain in the labor force; (2) examine the targeted groups¿ employment following the implementation of the po
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