Author: Jean-Louis Racine
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: central, asia, europe, eastern, quality, competitiveness, harnessing
Number of Pages: 360
Standards are everywhere, yet go mostly unnoticed. They define how products, processes, and people interact, assessing these entities' features and performance and signaling their level of quality and reliability. They can convey important benefits to trade, productivity, and technological progress and play an important role in the health and safety of individual consumers and the environment. Firms' ability to produce competitive products depends on the availability of adequate quality-support services. A "national quality infrastructure" denotes the chain of public and private services (stan
Author: Anne Mathews-Younes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: alaska, native, youth, adults, indian, american, day, dawns, preventing, suicide, live
Number of Pages: 184
Suicide and suicidal behavior are preventable. This fact has led communities across the Nation, including many American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, to implement programs that successfully reduce factors known to contribute to suicide by young people and strengthen factors known to help protect them against suicide. The approaches taken by these communities are based on the public health model, which means that they are proactive and holistic. The purpose of this guide is to support AI/AN communities and those who serve them in developing effective, culturally appropriate suic
Author: Shouichi Yoshida
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: science, crop, rice, fundamentals
Number of Pages: 279
Growth and development of the rice plant. Climatic environments and its influence. Mineral nutrition of rice. Nutritional disorders. Photosynthesis and respiration. Rice plant characters in relation to yielding ability. Physiological analysis of rice yield.
Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Mark I. Miravalle, S.T.D.
Keywords: consecrated, persons, seminarians, deacons, guide, priests, mariology
Number of Pages: 918
Author: Ann Young
Publisher: Applewood Books
Number of Pages: 630
[From Wikipedia] Ann Eliza Young (nee Webb) (1844 - date unknown) was one of Brigham Young's fifty-five wives and later a critic of polygamy. She spoke out against the suppression of women and was an advocate for women's rights during the 19th century. Webb married Brigham Young, the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), when he was 67 years old and she was a 24-year-old divorcee with two children. Although she later called herself Young's "wife no. 19", and others have referred to her as his "27th wife", she was in fact the 52nd woman to marry Young