Author: Klaus W. Deininger
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: sustainable, equitable, benefits, yield, farmland, global, interest, rising
Number of Pages: 266
Published: 2011-01-10
ISBN-10: 0821385917
ISBN-13: 9780821385913

This book aims to provide key pieces of information needed for informed debate about large-scale land acquisition by drawing on the experience from past land expansions, discussing predictions for potential future demand, and providing empirical evidence of what is happening on the ground in the countries most affected by the recent increase in demand for land. It complements demand side considerations with a detailed assessment of the amount of land, whether currently cultivated or not, that might potentially be available for agricultural cultivation at the global and country levels. It then

Author: Giuseppe Iarossi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: interpreting, results, influencing, respondents, surveys, managing, survey, design, user, guide, power
Number of Pages: 282
Published: 2006-01
ISBN-10: 0821363921
ISBN-13: 9780821363928

The wording of survey questions can have a dramatic effect on responses, often as much as a 30 per cent swing. Skewed responses are not limited to the wording of questions: comparing survey results across international boundaries is often done without considering and controlling for variable factors. This practical guide on all the steps involved with survey implementation covers survey management, questionnaire design, sampling, respondent's psychology and survey participation, and data management. It will also provide users of survey data with insight into what sorts of problems and biases t

Author: Judith A. Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cloning, human
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437939317
ISBN-13: 9781437939316

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Contents: (1) Background: Cloning Attempts in South Korea; Cloning Attempts in the United Kingdom and United States; Clonaid; Advanced Cell Technology; Others with Human Cloning Intentions; (2) Federal Policy Involving Human Embryo Research; Ethics Advisory Board; National Institutes of Health (NIH) Human Embryo Research Panel; Dickey Amendment; Actions During the second Bush Administration; (3) State Laws on Cloning; (4) Congressional Action; (5) Ethical and Social Issues; Issues Involved in Cloning for Reproductive Purposes; Is

Author: Richard Pierce Bates
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fruit, juice, processing, scale, medium, practices, small, principles
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046611
ISBN-13: 9789251046616

While large-scale juice processing is the subject of many textbooks, this publication aims at the gap in information regarding juice processing at the small-and medium-scale agro-industry level. It presents technical and economic information designed to address issues affecting medium-size juice processors in developing countries.

Author: Paul Schachter
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: grammar, reference, tagalog
Number of Pages: 596
Published: 1982-12-27
ISBN-10: 0520049438
ISBN-13: 9780520049437

Author: Shouichi Yoshida
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: science, crop, rice, fundamentals
Number of Pages: 279
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 9711040522
ISBN-13: 9789711040529

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: Herman Hertzberger
Publisher: 010 Publishers
Keywords: architecture, lessons, architect, space
Number of Pages: 298
Published: 2000-02
ISBN-10: 906450380X
ISBN-13: 9789064503801
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