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  1. The use of rice hulls for sustainable control of NOx emissions in deep space missions

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    2001-01-01

    Sustainable Control of NOx Emissions in Deep Space Missionsfrom rice hulls to control NOx emissions for the future deepon the control of NOx emissions. The approach involves the

  2. Economic feasibility of bagasse charcoal in Haiti

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    Kamimoto, Lynn K. (Lynn Kam Oi)

    2005-01-01

    The economics of implementing bagasse-based charcoal manufacturing in Haiti was investigated. From these main inputs, three different manufacturing economic scenarios were modeled using a simple, dynamic excel spreadsheet. ...

  3. Hull | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'SHeavy ElectricalsFTLTechnology SrlWind DevelopmentShantouHull Jump to:

  4. The Composition of Rice and Its By-Products. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1916-01-01

    , not the hulls. The hullers consist of tapering, groove2 cylinders revolving within an iron case, which rub the grains of rice against one another and against the walls of tlie outer case. '.['he adjustment may be varied, according to the size of the rice.... .................... Blue Rose.. ................... Average .................. 9588 9485 9825 9840 9905 9856 4 CJ 0 - "5 7 z i 0 0 f. c.s G2 3g;z ?&.a4 Rice From Pearling Cone. Variety. Honduras. .................... Honduras...

  5. Will peanut hulls replace oil

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    1980-12-01

    A low-cost, fast-curing wood adhesive has been recently developed by the University of Georgia, in which up to 80% of the petroleum ingredients can be replaced with a substance extracted from peanut hulls. An outline of the process is given.

  6. Olive bagasse and nutshell as gamma shielding material

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    ?naç, Esra; Bayta?, A. Filiz

    2013-12-16

    Gamma ray linear attenuation coefficients have been measured experimentally for olive bagasse and nutshell by using narrow beam geometry for Co-60 and the values have been compared with soil. These values have been used calculate mean free path, half value layer and tenth value layer parameters. Besides, effect of multi-layered systems (soil + olive bagasse and soil + nutshell) has been analyzed in terms of half value layer.

  7. The Estimation of Cottonseed Hulls in Cottonseed Meal. 

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    Fraps, G. S.

    1908-01-01

    applicaiton to the Qirecfor. THE DETERMINATION OF COTTONSEED HULLS rN COTTONSEED MEAL. By G. S. Fraps, Ph. D. The constituents of cottonseed meal and cottonseed hulls are con- siderably different. Cottonseed meal consists of protein, fat, raffinose..., and pentosans, in addition to moisture and ash. Cottonseed hulls consist for the most part, of woody material. The proposed method for the estima- tion of cottonseed hulls in meal is based on the differences in the con. stituents of the two materials...

  8. Feasibility study of UCL and Hull students

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    time and how food consumption is influenced or influences by this movement. Objectives: · Understand and friends on consumption choices. · Understand how current financial and the socio of self- cooked meals Hull 40% UCL 60% UCL eat more Cafe / Restaurant meals · Advertising has limited

  9. Displacement Hull Catamaran July 26, 2006

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    Wood, Stephen L.

    Systems for the funds given during the project, as well as Structural Composites Inc. of West Melbourne was to design and build a prototype displacement catamaran vessel to the scale of the existing planing catamaran was to test the displacement catamaran hull and acquire meaningful performance data using multi

  10. Hull Wind: A Community Gets Green

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    U.S. Department of Energy Community and Renewable Energy Success Stories webinar series titled Wind Energy in Urban Environments. This presentation describes two wind turbine installations and plans for an off-shore development in Hull, Massachusetts, at the entrance to Boston Harbor.

  11. DECONTAMINATION OF ZIRCALOY SPENT FUEL CLADDING HULLS

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    Rudisill, T; John Mickalonis, J

    2006-09-27

    The reprocessing of commercial spent nuclear fuel (SNF) generates a Zircaloy cladding hull waste which requires disposal as a high level waste in the geologic repository. The hulls are primarily contaminated with fission products and actinides from the fuel. During fuel irradiation, these contaminants are deposited in a thin layer of zirconium oxide (ZrO{sub 2}) which forms on the cladding surface at the elevated temperatures present in a nuclear reactor. Therefore, if the hulls are treated to remove the ZrO{sub 2} layer, a majority of the contamination will be removed and the hulls could potentially meet acceptance criteria for disposal as a low level waste (LLW). Discard of the hulls as a LLW would result in significant savings due to the high costs associated with geologic disposal. To assess the feasibility of decontaminating spent fuel cladding hulls, two treatment processes developed for dissolving fuels containing zirconium (Zr) metal or alloys were evaluated. Small-scale dissolution experiments were performed using the ZIRFLEX process which employs a boiling ammonium fluoride (NH{sub 4}F)/ammonium nitrate (NH{sub 4}NO{sub 3}) solution to dissolve Zr or Zircaloy cladding and a hydrofluoric acid (HF) process developed for complete dissolution of Zr-containing fuels. The feasibility experiments were performed using Zircaloy-4 metal coupons which were electrochemically oxidized to produce a thin ZrO{sub 2} layer on the surface. Once the oxide layer was in place, the ease of removing the layer using methods based on the two processes was evaluated. The ZIRFLEX and HF dissolution processes were both successful in removing a 0.2 mm (thick) oxide layer from Zircaloy-4 coupons. Although the ZIRFLEX process was effective in removing the oxide layer, two potential shortcomings were identified. The formation of ammonium hexafluorozirconate ((NH{sub 4}){sub 2}ZrF{sub 6}) on the metal surface prior to dissolution in the bulk solution could hinder the decontamination process by obstructing the removal of contamination. The thermal decomposition of this material is also undesirable if the cladding hulls are melted for volume reduction or to produce waste forms. Handling and disposal of the corrosive off-gas stream and ZrO{sub 2}-containing dross must be addressed. The stability of Zr{sup 4+} in the NHF{sub 4}/NH{sub 4}NO{sub 3} solution is also a concern. Precipitation of ammonium zirconium fluorides upon cooling of the dissolving solution was observed in the feasibility experiments. Precipitation of the solids was attributed to the high fluoride to Zr ratios used in the experiments. The solubility of Zr{sup 4+} in NH{sub 4}F solutions decreases as the free fluoride concentration increases. The removal of the ZrO{sub 2} layer from Zircaloy-4 coupons with HF showed a strong dependence on both the concentration and temperature. Very rapid dissolution of the oxide layer and significant amounts of metal was observed in experiments using HF concentrations {ge} 2.5 M. Treatment of the coupons using HF concentrations {le} 1.0 M was very effective in removing the oxide layer. The most effective conditions resulted in dissolution rates which were less than approximately 2 mg/cm{sup 2}-min. With dissolution rates in this range, uniform removal of the oxide layer was obtained and a minimal amount of Zircaloy metal was dissolved. Future HF dissolution studies should focus on the decontamination of actual spent fuel cladding hulls to determine if the treated hulls meet criteria for disposal as a LLW.

  12. Texas Rice Production Guidelines 

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    Way, M. O.; Cockrell, Jay

    2008-03-11

    with the rice industry and regulatory agencies to register insecticides beneficial to Texas rice farmers and the environment. Project Title: Communications, Press and Outreach for the Texas Rice Industry Project Investigator: Jaynen Cockrell Amount: $8...

  13. Optimization Online - Convex Hull Pricing in Electricity Markets ...

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    Dane Schiro

    2015-03-19

    Mar 19, 2015 ... Convex Hull Pricing in Electricity Markets: Formulation, Analysis, and ... Citation: ISO New England, Holyoke, MA 01040 USA (March 2015).

  14. Hull, Massachusetts: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View NewTexas: Energy Resources JumpNewTexas: Energy Resources JumpHudspethHull, Massachusetts:

  15. Convexity in partial cubes: the hull number Marie Albenque1

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    Felsner, Stefan

    that the combinatorial optimization problem of de- termining the hull number of a partial cube is NP-complete. This makesConvexity in partial cubes: the hull number Marie Albenque1 and Kolja Knauer2 1 LIX UMR 7161 partial cubes the minimal graph class for which NP-completeness of this problem is known and improves some

  16. Design of a bagasse charcoal briquette-making device for use in Haiti

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    Vechakul, Jessica

    2005-01-01

    Charcoal made from bagasse, the fibrous remains of sugarcane production, has the potential to serve as an alternate cooking fuel in Haiti, where the reliance on wood has led to severe deforestation. Current production ...

  17. Sugarcane juice extraction and preservation, and long-term lime pretreatment of bagasse 

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    Granda Cotlear, Cesar Benigno

    2005-02-17

    of bagasse showed two delignification phases: bulk (rapid) and residual (slow). These were modeled by two simultaneous first-order reactions. Treatments with air purging and higher temperatures (50 ? 57oC) delignified more effectively, especially during...

  18. Corn fiber hulls as a food additive or animal feed

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    Abbas, Charles (Champaign, IL); Beery, Kyle E. (Decatur, IN); Cecava, Michael J. (Decatur, IN); Doane, Perry H. (Decatur, IN)

    2010-12-21

    The present invention provides a novel animal feed or food additive that may be made from thermochemically hydrolyzed, solvent-extracted corn fiber hulls. The animal feed or food additive may be made, for instance, by thermochemically treating corn fiber hulls to hydrolyze and solubilize the hemicellulose and starch present in the corn fiber hulls to oligosaccharides. The residue may be extracted with a solvent to separate the oil from the corn fiber, leaving a solid residue that may be prepared, for instance by aggolmerating, and sold as a food additive or an animal feed.

  19. Rice Insect Management. 

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    Drees, Bastiaan M.

    1983-01-01

    8-1445 rexas Agricultural Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System Zerle L. Carpenter, Director, College Station, Texas Table of Contents Page Introduction .......................?...... Insect Management Practices.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 7 Other Insect Pests of Texas Rice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Texas Rice Production Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9 1983 Rice Insect Control Suggestions .......... \\0 Acknowledgment This publication has been prepared to assist...

  20. Range-based navigation of AUVs operating near ship hulls

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    Kokko, Michael A. (Michael Andrew)

    2007-01-01

    In-water ship hull inspection is essential for both routine preventative maintenance as well as for timely detection and neutralization of limpet mines planted on military and commercial vessels. While a host of inspection ...

  1. The effect of flaxseed hulls on expanded corn meal products 

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    Barron, Marc Edward

    2009-05-15

    , brown and golden flaxseed hulls? 33 VI Oil content of sieved fractions of flaxseed hulls (% d.b.) ??????? 33 VII Moisture, oil, and crude protein (% d.b.) for blends extruded using the twin screw extruder at 72 kg/hr feed rate ???????????.. 35... ?- oxidation to produce energy; 2) its stored in triacylglycerols (triglycerides) and phospholipids of cell membranes; and 3) its converted to longer-chain omega-3 fatty acids like eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) (Morris, 2003). 8...

  2. Digital Library Initiative Rice University

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    Digital Library Initiative Rice University Project Management General guidelines for digital projects Contact: dli (at) rice (dot) edu October, 2007 #12;Digital Library Initiative, Rice University................................................................................................8 #12;Guidelines for managing digital projects Page 2 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE We recognized

  3. MEASUREMENT OF TRITIUM DURING VOLOXIDATION OF ZIRCALOY-2 FUEL HULLS

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    Crowder, M.; Laurinat, J.; Stillman, J.

    2010-10-14

    A straightforward method to evaluate the tritium content of Zircaloy-2 cladding hulls via oxidation of the hull and capture of the volatilized tritium in liquids has been demonstrated. Hull samples were heated in air inside a thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA). The TGA was rapidly heated to 1000 C to oxidize the hulls and release absorbed tritium. To capture tritium, the TGA off-gas was bubbled through a series of liquid traps. The concentrations of tritium in bubbler solutions indicated that tritiated water vapor was captured nearly quantitatively. The average tritium content measured in the hulls was 19% of the amount of tritium produced by the fuel, according to ORIGEN2 isotope generation and depletion calculations. Published experimental data show that Zircaloy-2 oxidation follows an Arrhenius model, and that an initial, nonlinear oxidation rate is followed by a faster, linear rate after 'breakaway' of the oxide film. This study demonstrates that the linear oxidation rate of Zircaloy samples at 974 C is faster than predicted by the extrapolation of data from lower temperatures.

  4. Isolation of a bacterium capable of degrading peanut hull lignin

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    Kerr, T.A.; Kerr, R.D.; Benner, R.

    1983-11-01

    Thirty-seven bacterial strains capable of degrading peanut hull lignin were isolated by using four types of lignin preparations and hot-water-extracted peanut hulls. One of the isolates, tentatively identified as Arthrobacter species, was capable of utilizing all four lignin preparations as well as extracted peanut hulls as a sole source of carbon. The bacterium was also capable of degrading specifically labeled (/sup 14/C) lignin-labeled lignocellulose and (/sup 14/C)cellulose-labeled lignocellulose from the cordgrass Spartina alterniflora and could also degrade (/sup 14/C) Kraft lignin from slash pine. After 10 days of incubation with (/sup 14/C) cellulose-labeled lignocellulose or (/sup 14/C) lignin-labeled lignocellulose from S. alterniflora, the bacterium mineralized 6.5% of the polysaccharide component and 2.9% of the lignin component. (Refs. 24).

  5. Convex Hulls of Quadratically Parameterized Sets With Quadratic Constraints

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    Nie, Jiawang

    2011-01-01

    Let V be a semialgebraic set parameterized by quadratic polynomials over a quadratic set T. This paper studies semidefinite representation of its convex hull by projections of spectrahedra (defined by linear matrix inequalities). When T is defined by a single quadratic constraint, we prove that its convex hull is equal to the first order moment type semidefinite relaxation of $V$, up to taking closures. Similar results hold when every quadratic polynomial is homogeneous and T is defined by two homogeneous quadratic constraints,or V is defined by rational quadratic parameterizations.

  6. Method of drilling with fluid comprising peanut hulls ground to a powder

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    Forrest, G.T.

    1992-02-11

    This patent describes a method of carrying out operations wherein a fluid is circulated in a well extending into the ground. It comprises: taking peanut hulls which have been ground to a powder form, adding the ground peanut hulls to a fluid, and circulating the fluid, with the ground peanut hulls added thereto, in the well.

  7. COMPARATIVE PROPERTIES OF BAGASSE PARTICLEBOARD School of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries

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    are currently being utilized in North America as a raw material for manufacturing composite products) for laminated floor applications. #12;MATERIALS AND METHODS Board Manufacturing BPBs with a combination of two panels (6.35 mm x 1.22 m x 2.44 m in size) were manufactured from hammer milled bagasse. A combination

  8. Feeding value of ammoniated rice hulls, cottonseed hulls and Coastal Bermudagrass hay in high-concentrate rations for lactating dairy cows 

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    Sekhara Rao, Basavarju Purna Chandra

    1969-01-01

    ~ on an average, was worth only 87 percent as much as alfalta hay (19). moreover t? c per formance oi' lactating cows fed Coastal hay or past?& c as the principal feed generally has not, been good (h, 6& 19). The low performance of cows has been attributed... primari]y to the low voluntary intake of dry matter, rather than to low nutrient content per unit of weight (3) ~ Grinding and pelleting Coastal Bermudagrass results iat large increases in the amount, consumed by lactating cows ( 4). The increas- ed...

  9. Fondren Library Rice University

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    Fondren Library Rice University Digital Preservation Strategy DRAFT Last revised September 12, 2007 materials will be preserved. Digital resources are part of Fondren Library's Collections and, are subject decisions are made on the basis of these recommendations, Fondren Library's strategic Plan?, the digital

  10. VeriQuickhull: fast sequential and parallel algorithms for computing the planar convex hull 

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    Sambasivam, Mashilamani

    1999-01-01

    Computing the convex hull of a set of points in the plane is one of the most studied problems in computational geometry. The Quickhull algorithm is a popular convex hull algorithm. While the main structure of Quickhull is axed, many different...

  11. Hydrodynamics of high speed planing hulls with partially ventilated bottom and hydrofoils

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    Sheingart, Zvi

    2014-01-01

    The influence of a cambered shaped bottom step on the performance of sea going V-stepped planing hulls is investigated using numerical methods. The shape of the step was designed to decrease the Drag/Lift ratio of the hull ...

  12. A Low-Cost Laser Positioning Apparatus and UUV for Ship Hull Analysis

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    Wood, Stephen L.

    .D. In the maritime shipping, cruise, and naval industries, vast expenditures are made in fuel costs that couldA Low-Cost Laser Positioning Apparatus and UUV for Ship Hull Analysis By Hunter Crenshaw Brown the attached thesis A Low-Cost Laser Positioning Apparatus and UUV for Ship Hull Analysis by Hunter Crenshaw

  13. Randomized Fully-Scalable BSP Techniques for Multi-Searching and Convex Hull Construction

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    Goodrich, Michael T.

    design for coarse-to-medium-grain parallel environments 18, 21], where the ratio of memory to processorsRandomized Fully-Scalable BSP Techniques for Multi-Searching and Convex Hull Construction address two fundamental problems: multi-searching and convex hull construction. Our methods result

  14. WIND TURBINE SITING IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT: THE HULL, MA 660 KW TURBINE

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    Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

    1 WIND TURBINE SITING IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT: THE HULL, MA 660 KW TURBINE J. F. Manwell, J. G. Mc turbine at Windmill Point in Hull, Massachusetts represents a high point in the long history of wind, through the installation of a 40 kW Enertech machine in the 1980's to the installation of the new turbine

  15. Rice Glycosyltransferase (GT) Phylogenomic Database

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    Ronald, Pamela

    The Ronald Laboratory staff at the University of California-Davis has a primary research focus on the genes of the rice plant. They study the role that genetics plays in the way rice plants respond to their environment. They created the Rice GT Database in order to integrate functional genomic information for putative rice Glycosyltransferases (GTs). This database contains information on nearly 800 putative rice GTs (gene models) identified by sequence similarity searches based on the Carbohydrate Active enZymes (CAZy) database. The Rice GT Database provides a platform to display user-selected functional genomic data on a phylogenetic tree. This includes sequence information, mutant line information, expression data, etc. An interactive chromosomal map shows the position of all rice GTs, and links to rice annotation databases are included. The format is intended to "facilitate the comparison of closely related GTs within different families, as well as perform global comparisons between sets of related families." [From http://ricephylogenomics.ucdavis.edu/cellwalls/gt/genInfo.shtml] See also the primary paper discussing this work: Peijian Cao, Laura E. Bartley, Ki-Hong Jung and Pamela C. Ronalda. Construction of a Rice Glycosyltransferase Phylogenomic Database and Identification of Rice-Diverged Glycosyltransferases. Molecular Plant, 2008, 1(5): 858-877.

  16. Cooking with Rice (not instant) 

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    Anding, Jenna

    2008-12-09

    This fact sheet describes the nutritional value and safe storage of rice, a commodity food. It also offers food preparation ideas.

  17. Use of Brazilian sugarcane bagasse ash in concrete as sand replacement

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    Sales, Almir; Lima, Sofia Araujo

    2010-06-15

    Sugarcane today plays a major role in the worldwide economy, and Brazil is the leading producer of sugar and alcohol, which are important international commodities. The production process generates bagasse as a waste, which is used as fuel to stoke boilers that produce steam for electricity cogeneration. The final product of this burning is residual sugarcane bagasse ash (SBA), which is normally used as fertilizer in sugarcane plantations. Ash stands out among agroindustrial wastes because it results from energy generating processes. Many types of ash do not have hydraulic or pozzolanic reactivity, but can be used in civil construction as inert materials. The present study used ash collected from four sugar mills in the region of Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil, which is one of the world's largest producers of sugarcane. The ash samples were subjected to chemical characterization, sieve analysis, determination of specific gravity, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, and solubilization and leaching tests. Mortars and concretes with SBA as sand replacement were produced and tests were carried out: compressive strength, tensile strength and elastic modulus. The results indicated that the SBA samples presented physical properties similar to those of natural sand. Several heavy metals were found in the SBA samples, indicating the need to restrict its use as a fertilizer. The mortars produced with SBA in place of sand showed better mechanical results than the reference samples. SBA can be used as a partial substitute of sand in concretes made with cement slag-modified Portland cement.

  18. Anaerobic fermentation of rice straw and chicken manure to carboxylic acids 

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    Agbogbo, Frank Kwesi

    2007-04-25

    using ash as a potential pretreatment agent. Ash from raw poplar wood was effective in pretreating poplar wood; however, ash from bagasse fermentation residues was not useful in pretreating bagasse. Previous modeling studies indicate that a conversion...

  19. SOLID MECHANICS James R. Rice

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    1 SOLID MECHANICS James R. Rice School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Department of Earth: February 2010 Downloadable at: http://esag.harvard.edu/rice/e0_Solid_Mechanics_94_10.pdf TABLE OF CONTENTS provided on last three pages, pp. 87-89 INTRODUCTION The application of the principles of mechanics to bulk

  20. LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 1

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    Natelson, Douglas

    LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 1 Rice University Laser Safety Manual Environmental Health and Safety MS 123 P.O. Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251-1892 January 2014 #12;LASER SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 2 Introduction The objective of the Rice University Laser Safety program is to assist all levels

  1. Nonlinear Control Design for Linear Differential Inclusions via Convex Hull Quadratic Lyapunov Functions

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    Hu, Tingshu

    substantially. Keywords: Linear differential inclusion, nonlinear feedback, Lyapunov functions, robust stabilityNonlinear Control Design for Linear Differential Inclusions via Convex Hull Quadratic Lyapunov Functions Tingshu Hu Abstract-- This paper presents a nonlinear control design method for robust

  2. A tool to create hydrodynamically optimized hull-forms with geometrical constraints from internal arrangements

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    Nestoras, Konstantinos, Nav.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2013-01-01

    Internal arrangements and bulky equipment like machinery have been treated for many years as a secondary aspect of the ship design. Traditionally, in the design process, the centerpiece of the effort is the hull and its ...

  3. Advanced perception, navigation and planning for autonomous in-water ship hull inspection

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    Hover, Franz S.

    2013-04-24

    Inspection of ship hulls and marine structures using autonomous underwater vehicles has emerged as a unique and challenging application of robotics. The problem poses rich questions in physical design and operation, ...

  4. A Convex Hull Peeling Depth Approach to Nonparametric Massive Multivariate Data

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    Wolfe, Patrick J.

    A Convex Hull Peeling Depth Approach to Nonparametric Massive Multivariate Data Analysis) and Multivariate Data Analysis Definitions on CHP Data Depth (Ordering Multivariate Data) Quantiles and Density with CHP Multivariate Median Skewness and Kurtosis of a Multivariate Distribution Outlier Detection

  5. Design of impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems for U.S. Navy hulls

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    Lucas, K.E.; Thomas, E.D.; Kaznoff, A.I.; Hogan, E.A.

    1999-07-01

    The goal of impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) design for ship hulls, under the Navy Ship's Technical Manual (NSTM, Chapter 633), is to provide a uniform potential distribution at {minus}0.85 V, {+-}0.05 V, versus a silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) reference cell, over the wetted hull surface during all operational aspects of an active ship. To accomplish this, the physical scale modeling (PSM) technique, combined with a rigid design protocol, has been used extensively by the US Navy to provide optimal and retrofit upgrade designs of ICCP systems for hulls. The ICCP design guidance, provided by the protocol, defines the hull properties, hull damage and general power supply requirements. PSM is utilized to determine optimal placement of ICCP components (anodes and reference cells) and to evaluate performance for up to a 15% wetted hull coatings loss under static (pierside) and dynamic (underway) conditions. Data are provided which illustrate the use of the design protocol criteria, along with the integrated PSM technique, to determine ICCP system design and evaluate performance.

  6. The rice kinase database. A phylogenomic database for the rice kinome.

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    Dardick, Christopher; Chen, Johann; Richter, Todd; Ouyang, Shu; Ronald, Pamela

    2007-01-01

    Bioinformatics The Rice Kinase Database.A Phylogenomic Database for the Rice Kinome 1[OA]created a phylogenomic database (http://rkd.ucdavis.edu) to

  7. Texas Rice, Highlights in Research 

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    2003-01-01

    rice control CL161 and CL-XL8. L to R: Mike Jund, Research Associate, Dr. Fred Turner, Professor of Soil and Plant Nutrition, and Darrell Hagler, Technician II. Texas Rice Special Section - II Agronomic Management continued... Reducing Rice Production...Cauley, and Mike Chandler. For more information contact Dr. Garry McCauley at 979-234-3578 or email gmccaule@elc.net. Dr. Garry McCauley continued on next page New Chemistries for Weed Control Field weed science research in cooperation with several commercial...

  8. Red Rice Research and Control. 

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    Baker, John B.; Baldwin, Ford L.; Bourgeois, W.J.; Cox, Clodis H.; Craigmiles, Julian P.; Dishman, William D.; Eastin, E. Ford; Helpert, Charles W.; Hill, Lewis C.; Huey, Bobby A.; Klosterboer, Arlen D.; Sonnier, Earl A.

    1980-01-01

    ...................................... 10 E. A. Sonnier RED RICE CONTROL IN ALTERNATE CROPS ................................ 16 F. L. Baldwin ..# RED RICE CONTROL ..................................................lg B. A. Huey and F. L. Baldwin RED RICE HERBICIDE SCREENING TESTS... - t o discuss the l a t e s t f indings and procedures f o r con t ro l l ing red r i c e . In accom- pl ishing t h i s we want two-way communication s o t h a t all present w i l l become current on t h i s most noxious weed of r i c e...

  9. Increasing herbicide selectivity between rice and red rice 

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    Koetz, Paul Howard

    1982-01-01

    27 Effects of CGA-43089 applied in a DMSO- ethanol solution on emergence (1. of check) of rice. . . . . 29 Effects of CGA-03089 in a DMSO-ethanol sol- ution on fresh weight (fo of check) of rice. . . 30 Effect of soil applied CGA-43089...) of rice and red rice. CGA-43089 ' LJ- b g/kg of seed Seed Condition 0. 0 0. 7 P. O 0. 0 0. 0-+ ETCH 0. 0 + ETCH 1. 5 1. 5 3. 0 3. 0 6. 0 6. 0 12. 0 12. 0 0. 0 HI HR HI HR HI HR HI HR HI HR HI HR 100 a 95 a 95 a 92 a 61 b 52 b 25 c...

  10. Fertilizers for Rice in Texas. 

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    Wyche, R. H. (Robert Henry)

    1941-01-01

    and superphosphate. Nitrate of soda, uramon, and sulfate of ammonia produced practically the same yields of rice. The various phosphates, bone meal, superphosphate, and granular superphosphate, also gave essentially the same results. Although applications... as the only source of phosphoric acid in the experiments until 1936. At that time it was decided to compare several forms of both nitrogen and phosphoric acid as fertilizers for rice. Sulfate of ammonia, nitrate of soda, ~nd cyanamid comprised...

  11. Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Neuroengineering

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    Natelson, Douglas

    Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Neuroengineering Learn more at ece Electrical and Computer Engineering Neuroengineering Faculty Learn more at ece.rice.edu Caleb Kemere, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Interests: Building interfaces with memory

  12. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 7 

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    research in Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indo- nesia, Egypt and India. Vietnam and Japan both initiated hybrid rice re- search in 1983, although Japanese scientists had been studying hybrid rice production since the 1950s. Ja- pan released...

  13. Transgenic rice evaluated for risks to marketability

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    Mulvaney, Dustin R; Krupnik, Timothy J; Koffler, Kaden B

    2011-01-01

    rice. Weed Sci 51(1):87–93. GMO Contamination Register.Rice Commission. 2010. GMO certifica- tion letter.calrice.thewebhounds.com/pdf/2010- GMO-Cert-Letter.pdf (

  14. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 7 

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    2002-01-01

    is traditionally served at every meal and the annual consumption of rice is 8.5 lbs/person. Compare that with Myanmar, the Asian country believed to be the origin of rice cultivation, where the annual consumption of rice 469 lbs/person. 6 Government Price Supports...

  15. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 5 

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    2004-01-01

    will highlight current developments in rice weed management. Keep on sending us your sug- gestions. Sincerely, L.T. (Ted) Wilson Jack B. Wendt Endowed Chair for Rice Research 3 Farming Rice a monthly guide for Texas growers Providing useful and timely...

  16. Fertilizers for Rice in Texas. 

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    Reynolds, E. B. (Elbert Brunner); Wyche, R. H. (Robert Henry)

    1929-01-01

    was needed more than phosphoric acid. During the thirteen years of the experiment, the application of 100 pounds of sulphate of ammonia per acre made the largest average yield of rice, 2,353 pounds per acre, or 553 pounds per acre more than the yield... sources of nitrogen as sulphate of ammonia. The use of 150 pounds of 16 per cent superphosphate per acre increased the yield of rice 239 pounds per acre a year during the thirteen years of the experiment. The treat- ment of 150 pounds of superphosphate...

  17. The effect of multiple sources of uncertainty on the convex hull of material properties of polycrystals

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    Zabaras, Nicholas J.

    The effect of multiple sources of uncertainty on the convex hull of material properties the variation (error-bars) in material properties due to inherent randomness of the microstruc- ture-scale properties of the workpiece. Recent developments in materials-by-design have focused on integrating

  18. The Hull Remains of the Late Hellenistic Shipwreck at K?z?lburun, Turkey 

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    Littlefield, Johnny 1967-

    2012-11-13

    marble column drums to a more remote part of the site. The intense weight and pressure exerted by the heavy cargo on the hull remains aided the preservation by creating an environment that was unfavorable for wood consuming organisms and other biological...

  19. WEB FREE RICE Yuhei YAMAUCHI

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    Miyashita, Yasushi

    ;12 4 Monogatari 10 Monogatari Conomi WEB Monogatari IC 2 TV TV #12;13 200 WEB FREE RICE 1 10 ? ? 2009 Philosophy Editor:Joshua Knobe,Shaun Nichols Published by Oxford University Press, USA,July 15,2008 WEB

  20. Evaluation of glufosinate for the control of red rice (Oryza sativa) in commercial rice (Oryza sativa) 

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    Hessler, Melanie Dawn

    1999-01-01

    Research was conducted in 1996 and 1997 to 1) evaluate weed management systems in transferrin 'Gulfmont' rice with glufosinate, 2) evaluate the tolerance of selected red rice ecotypes to glufosinate at different application ...

  1. International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers

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    Zhou, Nan

    2008-01-01

    13 3.2 Energy Saving of Electric Rice Cookers toIssues on Energy Saving in Electric Rice Cookers Ease of carry 3.2 Energy Saving of Electric Rice Cookers to

  2. The Effect of Salt Water on Rice

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1909-01-01

    NO. izz. June, 1909. THE EFFECT OF SALT WATE ON RICE, LAPS, Che Postoffice College Station, 1 --- Texas. TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT S I'ATIONS. OFFICERS. GOVERNING BOARD. (Board of Directors A. and M. College..., Texas. Reports and bulletins are sent upon application to the Director. The Effect of Salt Water on Rice. . ...... By G. S. FRAPS. At some of the rice farms located near the coast, the amount of water lxml~etl is sometimes greater than...

  3. Rice Quality Factors: Implications For Management Decisions. 

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    Grant, Warren R.; Rister, Edward, M.; Brorsen, B. Wade

    1986-01-01

    . Review comments and suggestions from Bill Black, Bart Drees, Arthur Gerlow, Melvin Parker, James Stansel, Mo Way, Bill Webb, and Michael Wohlgenant are also appreciated. A special thanks to Kim Trant for editorial assistance. ... Rice Quality Factors... that grades are intended to measure are red rice, weed seeds, damaged kernels (including peck), off-color, chalk, and off-types of rice kernels. These factors should be negatively related to price, since they are all undesirable characteristics. 1 Graders...

  4. Black Kernel and White Tip of Rice

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    Martin, Alan L. (Alan La Mott); Altstatt, G. E. (George E.)

    1940-01-01

    . Amer. Jour. Bot. 26 :P46-852. 1939. Taubenhaus, J. J. Rice diseases. In 50th Ann. Rpt. Tex. Agr. Sta., pp. 114-115. 1937. Taubenhaus, J. J., Altstatt, G. E., and Wyche, R. H. Black kernel of rice. In 4Fth Ann. Rpt. Texas Am. Exp. Sta., p. 94. 1935.... Taubenhaus, J. J., and Wyche, R. H. Rice Diseases. In 49th Ann. Rpt. Texas Agr. Exp. Sta., pp. 109-111. 1936. Tullis, E. C. Fungi isolated from discolored rice kernels. U. S. Dept. Agr. Tech. Bull. 540. 1936. ...

  5. The readers point vessel: hull analysis of an eighteenth century merchant sloop excavated in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica 

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    Cook, Gregory D.

    1997-01-01

    's Bay, Jamaica in 1994. Excavators removed overburden and the ballast pile, recovering over 600 artifacts associated with the vessel-After exposing well-preserved hull remains, divers recorded the ship's structure. The vessel is preserved from the base...

  6. Numerical and experimental investigation of the effect of an inverted bow on the hydrodynamic performance of Navy combatant hull forms

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    White, Jeffrey Kensett

    2015-01-01

    In this paper we investigate the resistance and seakeeping effects of an inverted bow by comparing the motions of an existing combatant hull, the Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate (FFG-7), with a modified version of the ...

  7. Completion and workover fluid for oil and gas wells comprising ground peanut hulls

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    Forrest, G.T.

    1993-07-20

    A method is described of carrying out operations in a bore hole extending into the subsurface formations, comprising the steps of forming a slurry comprising a liquid fluid; a sealing agent of ground peanut hulls of particles of a size distribution such that at least 30% but no more than 80% of said particles will be retained on a 100 standard sieve mesh; and a viscosifier to carry and suspend said sealing agent, and circulating said slurry in said bore hole. A dry mixture is described for mixing with a fluid to be circulated in a bore hole, comprising: a sealing agent of ground peanut hulls of particles of a size distribution such that at least 30% but no more than 80% of said particles will retained on a 100 standard sieve mesh, and a viscosifier to carry and suspend said sealing agent.

  8. PIXE Analysis of Metal Hull Bolts From HMB DeBraak

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    Correll, Francis D.; Cole, Lord K.; Slater, Charles J.; Vanhoy, Jeffrey R. [Physics Department, United States Naval Academy, 572C Holloway Road, Annapolis, MD 21402 (United States); Fithian, Charles H. [Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, 21 The Green, Dover DE 19901 (United States)

    2009-03-10

    HMB DeBraak was a 16-gun British brig-sloop that sank in a squall on May 25, 1798 off Cape Henlopen, Delaware. Silt covered the wooden hull shortly after it sank, preserving it until DeBraak was raised in 1986. The items recovered from the ship include metal bolts that held the hull together. We used PIXE to measure the compositions of 45 of the bolts and found that they are nearly pure copper (98.3% on average), with most also containing small amounts of iron (0.87%), nickel (0.039%), arsenic (0.43%), silver (0.089%), lead (0.18%), and bismuth (0.12%). A few contain a little indium, tin, or antimony, but none contain zinc above the quantization level. The compositions are similar to those reported for 18th-century English copper, but different from several copper alloys also used to make hull bolts. We conclude that, when DeBraak was last fitted out in 1795-1797, the Royal Navy was still using bolts similar to William Forbes's mechanically hardened pure copper bolts. Forbes's process represents the successful innovation and application of new technology in Royal Navy ships during the wars of the late 18th century.

  9. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 2 

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    2005-01-01

    for producing food, with more than 300 million acres worldwide. Rice is the staple food for the largest num- ber of people on earth and accounts for 23 percent of the total calories consumed, according to the Interna- tional Rice Research Institute. Now imagine...

  10. Rice Supply, Demand and Related Government Programs. 

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    Kincannon, John A.

    1957-01-01

    in the absence of marketing quotas. DOMESTIC AND WORLD TRADE Asia produces about 85 percent of the world supply of rice. The United States produces slightly less than 2 percent but ranks third as a rice exporting nation, exceeded only by Thailand and Burma...

  11. Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering

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    Natelson, Douglas

    Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering Learn more at ece sub-8psec impulses. Developed at Rice. #12;Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering Faculty Learn more at ece.rice.edu Farinaz Koushanfar, Associate Professor, Electrical

  12. The Effect of Salt Water on Rice

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1927-01-01

    *. .. r * - .=.-ksl-, G v $. THE EFFECT OF SALT WATER ON RICE AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS T. 0. WALTON, President \\ STATION ,,,bfINISTRATION: *B. YOUNGBLOOD, M. S., Ph. D.,, Director A B CONNER M. S Actrng Drrector R: E: KARPER: B.... SYNOPSIS Rice farmers sometimes have trouble with salt in the water used for irrigation. Varying conditions, such as character of soil, amount of water already on the land, stage of growth of the rice, and others, render it difficult to say how much...

  13. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 6 

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    and superior taste of U.S. grown rice. Thousands of con- sumers received simple, but el- egant, recipes for sampling, and were shown how to make their food dollars go further, without sacrific- ing taste. The brochure handed out at the events presented...: US Rice Producers Association Texas Rice is published 9 times a year by The Texas A&M University System Research and Extension Center at Beaumont. Interviews, writ- ing and layout by Jay Cockrell. Editing by Ted Wilson, Jay Cockrell and Tammy Tindel...

  14. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) response to clomazone as influenced by rate, soil type, and planting date 

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    O'Barr, John Houston

    2006-08-16

    Clomazone is an effective herbicide widely used for preemergence grass control in rice. However, use of clomazone on sandy textured soils of the western Texas rice belt may cause serious rice injury. When labeled for rice ...

  15. An Analysis of Wind Power Development in the Town of Hull, MA

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    Adams, Christopher

    2013-06-30

    Over the past three decades the Town of Hull, MA has solidified its place in U.S. wind energy history through its leadership in community-based generation. This is illustrated by its commissioning of the first commercial-scale wind turbine on the Atlantic coastline, the first suburban-sited turbine in the continental United States, pursuit of community-based offshore wind, and its push toward creating an energy independent community. The town's history and demographics are briefly outlined, followed by experience in projects to provide wind power, including pre-construction and feasibility efforts, financial aspects, and market/industry factors.

  16. The Comparative Value of Cottonseed Hulls and Hay as Roughages for Growing Dairy Heifers. 

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    Copeland, O. C. (Orlin Cephos)

    1932-01-01

    . DeMottier, Asst. Chemist Rural Home Research: R. L. Schwartz, B. S.. Asst. Chemist Jessie Whitacre, Ph. D.. Chief C. M. Pounders, B. S., Asst. Chemist Mary Anna Grimes, M. S.. Textiles Rorticulture: Elizabeth D. Terrill, M. A., Nutrition S. H... with grain, silage, and pasturage when available, proved to be slightly superior to cottonseed hulls as the sole dry roughage for growing dairy heifers. The more rapid growth of the hay group was made during the first 18 months of age, more especially...

  17. RICE UNIVERSITY Context in Mobile System Design

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    Zhong, Lin

    RICE UNIVERSITY Context in Mobile System Design: Characterization, Theory, and Implications of Philosophy DISSERTATION COMMITTEE Lin Zhong, Chair Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Edward Knightly Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Ashutosh Sabharwal Associate Professor

  18. Transgenic rice evaluated for risks to marketability

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    Mulvaney, Dustin R; Krupnik, Timothy J; Koffler, Kaden B

    2011-01-01

    unapproved GM rice. Nature Biotech 24(10):1186. Zerbe N.from the transatlantic biotech dispute. Rev Policy ResFoods Derived From Biotech- nology. ftp://ftp.fao.org/codex/

  19. Characterization of paralogous protein families in rice

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    Lin, Haining

    Background: High gene numbers in plant genomes reflect polyploidy and major gene duplication events. Oryza sativa, cultivated rice, is a diploid monocotyledonous species with a ~390 Mb genome that has undergone segmental ...

  20. RICE UNIVERSITY Electrical and Optical Characterization of

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    Natelson, Douglas

    RICE UNIVERSITY Electrical and Optical Characterization of Molecular Nanojunctions by Daniel R Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Peter Nordlander Professor of Physics and Astronomy Houston, Texas September, 2010 #12;ABSTRACT Electrical and Optical Characterization of Molecular

  1. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 8 

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    2006-01-01

    Method for Rice Stink Bug ..........................6 Part 1: LCRA/SAWS Water Project ......................................8 State, National and International News ......................11 Rice Crop Update... the floodwater across the field and thus, there is potential for substantial ammonia volatilization losses of urea. In addition, the soil is not always dry when the preflood N fertilizer has to be applied, and urea applied to muddy soil aggravates ammonia...

  2. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 5 

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    lunch, there will be a special tour to present information on red rice control with Newpath herbi- cide. Speakers will be Dr. Garry McCauley, Water Management; Dr. Mike Chandler, Weed Science; and Brian Ottis, a graduate student in Soil and Crop Sciences...: Randy Eason .........................5 Grower Profile: Mike Doguet ............................................7 High Yielder’s Tips ..........................................................10 Pest of the Month: Rice Stink Bug...

  3. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 1 

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    and Co- founder of Firstgrain.com, a fee-based market advisor on rice. You can obtain a free trial by going to www.firstgrain.com. Marketing continued... Texas Wildlife Service Feral Hog Control Program 2007 Texas Rice Production Guidelines New... will be repeated at four loca- tions throughout the county: East Harris Community Center, Hockley Community Center, May Com- munity Center and the Bear Creek Extension Auditorium. The agronomy lecture series kicked off in February with the Pesticide Labels...

  4. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 6 

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    at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/eqip/ * 5 In late August, noted culinary experts, historians, scientists, scholars, chefs, and food enthusiasts gathered in Charleston, South Carolina to consider the history and future of Carolina Gold Rice. Framing... these events, 35 of America ’s finest chefs and culinary historians collaborated to offer fine foods and beverages inspired by Carolina cuisine, past and present. The symposium was sponsored by the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation, whose mission is to advance...

  5. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 6 

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    2004-01-01

    the initial findings of this multinational collaborative effort. They reported that diverse, indig- enous populations of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii (the clover root-nodule endosymbiont) inti- mately colonize rice roots in the Egyptian Nile delta... where this cereal has been rotated with berseem clo- ver since antiquity. Laboratory and greenhouse stud- ies demonstrated that, with certain rhizobial strain–rice variety combinations, the association promotes root and shoot growth, which significantly...

  6. Role of GBSS allelic diversity in rice grain quality 

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    Dobo, Macaire

    2009-05-15

    Amylose content is generally the most important factor determining rice eating and cooking quality. Commercial rice varieties are, in fact, placed into market classes based on having “zero” (0-7%), low (10-20), intermediate ...

  7. EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA ...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    9: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA March 29, 2010 EIS-0439: Notice of Intent to Prepare an...

  8. VEE-0035- In the Matter of Rice Oil Company, Inc.

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    On October 22, 1996, Rice Oil Company, Inc. (Rice) of Greenfield, Massachusetts filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE)....

  9. Rice… A Big Business on the Gulf Coast Prairie. 

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    Hodges, R. J. Jr.

    1957-01-01

    of improved pasture usually is s~fficient to grow one rice crop. After 4 or 5 years of improved pasture, the residual phosphoric acid may be sufficient to grow two rice crops. Good clover growth in pasture before rice indicates that phosphorous... to convert from For several years 3 acres of this Persian and white clover pasture furnished almost continuow grazing for one cow from November to March. 14 rice to improved pasture by broadcasting grass and clover seed without seedbed preparation...

  10. Effect of submergence on alleviation of soil acidity and availability of nutrients in a rice-rice ecosystem

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    Bhaskaran, Usha Pankajam Dr.; Varghese, Thomas Dr

    2009-01-01

    Oryza sativa) is about 6.6. Kerala, the southern most statelow land rice soils of Kerala to unveil the effect of2 weeks after flooding. In Kerala all the wetland rice soils

  11. Convex Hulls of Varieties and Entanglement Measures Based on the Roof Construction

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    Tobias J. Osborne

    2004-03-12

    In this paper we study the problem of calculating the convex hull of certain affine algebraic varieties. As we explain, the motivation for considering this problem is that certain pure-state measures of quantum entanglement, which we call polynomial entanglement measures, can be represented as affine algebraic varieties. We consider the evaluation of certain mixed-state extensions of these polynomial entanglement measures, namely convex and concave roofs. We show that the evaluation of a roof-based mixed-state extension is equivalent to calculating a hyperplane which is multiply tangent to the variety in a number of places equal to the number of terms in an optimal decomposition for the measure. In this way we provide an implicit representation of optimal decompositions for mixed-state entanglement measures based on the roof construction.

  12. Waveless ships in the low speed limit: Results for multi-cornered hulls

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    Trinh, Philippe H

    2015-01-01

    In the low-speed limit, a blunt ship modeled as two-dimensional semi-infinite body with a single corner can never be made waveless. This was the conclusion of the previous part of our work in Trinh et al. (2011), which focused on the Dagan & Tulin (1972) model of ship waves in the low speed limit. In this accompanying paper, we continue our investigations with the study of more general, piecewise-linear, or multi-cornered ships. The low-speed or low-Froude limit, coupled with techniques in exponential asymptotics allows us to derive explicit formulae relating the geometry of the hull to the form of the waves. Configurations with closely spaced corners present a non-trivial extension of the theory, and we present the general methodology for their study. Lastly, numerical computations of the nonlinear ship-wave problem are presented in order to confirm the analytical predictions.

  13. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 1 

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    . The biggest change that will be incorporated into Texas Rice will be the addition of a section highlight- ing on-going research by our scientists. This section will provide a glimpse of new varieties that are com- ing down the pipeline and new production... that you will continue to send us your suggestions. If you have a topic or idea that you would like us to consider add- ing to the newsletter, please contact us and we will see what we can do. Also, keep on telling your friends about Texas Rice. We would...

  14. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 1 

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    2005-01-01

    community, Rice pub- lished Pest Control with Nature’s Chemicals in 1983, and made al- lelopathy a household word. On September 5 th , 1994, at a meeting in New Delhi, India, the Interna- tional Allelopathy Society was formed, and although Rice... to Washington $250 million in open contracts, a move that would be detrimental to U.S. agriculture as a reliable interna- tional supplier for years to come, as it was after the 1980 Soviet embargo ordered by Jimmy Carter” stated Roberts. “What is even more...

  15. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 3 

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    2002-01-01

    over the nutmegs outer shell. continued on next page Clean, wash, and cut chicken into small pieces; marinate in salt and pepper for15 minutes. Heat oil; fry chicken until brown then simmer in water until tender. Remove meat from broth. Combine broth... and co- conut; boil for 5 minutes. Wash rice and add to liquid mixture. Continue cooking. Heat 1 tbsp oil. Add chopped onion, sauté for a minute. Add tomato paste, simmer for 5 minutes, and then add chicken. Stir and leave on low fire. When rice is almost...

  16. Characterization of novel rice germplasm from West Africa and genetic marker associations with rice cooking quality 

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    Traore, Karim

    2006-10-30

    Genetic resource enhancement is the foundation of any good breeding program. Landraces from West Africa, interspecifics between Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima and improved lines from the West African Rice Development Association and other...

  17. RICE UNIVERSITY Context for System Resource Management

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    Zhong, Lin

    University. He is a great model of a caring advisor and hard working researcher. I am in debt to many greatRICE UNIVERSITY Context for System Resource Management: An Application in Wireless Data Management brings new opportunities for efficient and effective system resource management of mobile devices

  18. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 2 

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    2006-01-01

    of scientists from Vietnam’s Insti- tute of Tropical Biology, the Loui- siana State University AgCenter, the International Rice Research Institute, and the Campus Interna- tional de Baillarguet, France. Scientists used a Bt fusion gene, which translates a single...

  19. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 2 

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    2001-01-01

    Wall Street Journal reported, on Jan. 29, that, “Syngenta, which began its project in September 1999, quickly raced ahead of the public-sector Interna- tional Rice Genome Sequencing Project, which isn’t scheduled to complete its work until late 2004...

  20. An Analysis of Wind Power Development in the Town of Hull, MA_Appendix 4_Geophysical Survey Report

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    Adams, Christopher

    2013-06-30

    CR Environmental, Inc. (CR) was contracted by GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) to perform hydrographic and geophysical surveys of an approximately 3.35 square mile area off the eastern shore of Hull, Massachusetts. Survey components included: • Single-beam bathymetry; • 100-kHz and 500-kHz side scan sonar; • Magnetometry; and • Low to mid-frequency sub-bottom profiling.

  1. Improving the nutritional value of Golden Rice through increased pro-vitamin A content

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    Noble, William Stafford

    -sustaining. Golden Rice is the name coined to describe the genetically modified rice1 that produces carotenoids of the grain (endosperm). Providing pro-vitamin A in a staple food such as rice could be a simple and effective

  2. Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases From Rice Agriculture

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    M. Aslam K. Khalil

    2009-07-16

    This project produced detailed data on the processes that affect methane and nitrous oxide emissions from rice agriculture and their inter-relationships. It defines the shifting roles and potential future of these gases in causing global warming and the benefits and tradeoffs of reducing emissions. The major results include: 1). Mechanisms and Processes Leading to Methane Emissions are Delineated. Our experiments have tested the standard model of methane emissions from rice fields and found new results on the processes that control the flux. A mathematical mass balance model was used to unravel the production, oxidation and transport of methane from rice. The results suggested that when large amounts of organic matter are applied, the additional flux that is observed is due to both greater production and reduced oxidation of methane. 2). Methane Emissions From China Have Been Decreasing Over the Last Two Decades. We have calculated that methane emissions from rice fields have been falling in recent decades. This decrease is particularly large in China. While some of this is due to reduced area of rice agriculture, the bigger effect is from the reduction in the emission factor which is the annual amount of methane emitted per hectare of rice. The two most important changes that cause this decreasing emission from China are the reduced use of organic amendments which have been replaced by commercial nitrogen fertilizers, and the increased practice of intermittent flooding as greater demands are placed on water resources. 3). Global Methane Emissions Have Been Constant For More Than 20 Years. While the concentrations of methane in the atmosphere have been leveling off in recent years, our studies show that this is caused by a near constant total global source of methane for the last 20 years or more. This is probably because as some anthropogenic sources have increased, others, such as the rice agriculture source, have fallen. Changes in natural emissions appear small. 4). Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Rice Fields Increase as Methane Emissions Drop. Inundated conditions favor anaerobic methane production with high emission rates and de-nitrification resulting in modest nitrous oxide emissions. Under drier conditions such as intermittent flooding, methane emissions fall and nitrous oxide emissions increase. Increased nitrogen fertilizer use increases nitrous oxide emissions and is usually accompanied by reduced organic matter applications which decreases methane emissions. These mechanisms cause a generally inverse relationship between methane and nitrous oxide emissions. Reduction of methane from rice agriculture to control global warming comes with tradeoffs with increased nitrous oxide emissions. 5). High Spatial Resolution Maps of Emissions Produced. Maps of methane and nitrous oxide emissions at a resolution of 5 min × 5 min have been produced based on the composite results of this research. These maps are necessary for both scientific and policy uses.

  3. Commercial Feeding Stuffs, September 1, 1934 to August 31, 1935. 

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    Fuller, F. D. (Frederick Driggs); Sullivan, James

    1935-01-01

    usually is low in digestible protein and productive energy. Cottonseed hulls, oat hulls, peanut hulls, rice hulls, corn cobs, and materials of a similar nature contain high per- centages of crude fiber. If sufficient bulky materials are available... certain-limits, it indicates that the feed is adulterated with cottonseed hulls. In a similar way, crude fiber in excess of a given standard indicates the presence of corn cobs or corn bran in corn chop, rice hulls in rice bran, etc. Nitrogen...

  4. Legislation Affecting the Rice Industry, 1933-56. 

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    Kincannon, John A.

    1956-01-01

    ' simultaneously for differences in the dynamic growth and changes in other segments of the economy will encounter considerable difficulty in maintaining an equitable return for agriculture in its invest. ment in the national economy. This publication reviews... POLICIES AND OPERATIONS-1944 No rice price support program was in oper- ation in 1944. Loan rates were not announced in 1944 because rice prices were above the sup- port prices. Slightly more than 1.5 million acres were seeded to rice in 1944...

  5. Pawangs on the Malay Frontier: Miraculous Intermediaries of Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns

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    Sevea, Terenjit Singh

    2013-01-01

    Ashgate, 1998. Agoston, Gabor. Guns for the Sultan: Militaryof Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns A dissertation submitted inof Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns by Terenjit Singh Sevea Doctor

  6. Catalyst specificities in high pressure hydroprocessing of pyrolysis and gasification tars

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    Soltes, E.J.; Lin, S.C.K.; Sheu, Y.H.E.

    1987-04-01

    Over a period of several years, the Department of Forest Science at Texas A and M University has been conducting studies in the hydroprocessing (catalytic high pressure hydrotreating or hydrodeoxygenation accompanied by hydrocracking) of pyrolytic tars produced in biomass pyrolysis and gasification. Upgrading through hydroprocessing results in good yields of volatile hydrocarbon and phenolic products. This paper compares the performance of twenty different catalysts selected for hydroprocessing of a pine pyrolysis oil, describes the use of noble metal catalysts with tars produced from nine different biomass feedstocks (oil from pine pyrolysis and the tars from pine wood chip, pine plywood trim, pecan shell, peanut shell, sugarcane bagasse, corncob, rice hull, and cottonseed hull gasification), and compares the use of several catalysts in a trickle bed reactor for kinetic studies of the hyroprocessing reaction.

  7. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    and Nancy Garrett in Dansbury, TX. 8 * A high-quality rice that made plan- tation owners in colonial America rich may have been brought into the country by west African slaves who were used as labour on the plantations. Rice became a cash crop... of rice in Charleston, South Carolina. This suggested that the rice came from that island nation off the east coast of Africa, or that perhaps it came from Asia and was picked up at a port on the way to America. To find out if Carolina Gold originated...

  8. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 8 

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    This Issue Flameless Catalytic Infrared Drying .............................. 3 Getting Kids Involved in Agriculture ............................ 4 Grower Profile: Billy and Glenn Hefner ........................ 5 Mary Bauer Wins Award... bow hunters. Because their mom is a music teacher, they have all learned to play the guitar quite well. Again, competition is strong between the brothers, and Aaron has made sure the benchmark is high. Gerald Bauer is a fourth generation rice farmer...

  9. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 4 

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    2001-01-01

    .) These local initiatives were the fore- runner of the statewide check-off program that Texas Rice Research Foundation began in 1982. Cur- rently, funding for the western op- erations farm services is provided through the TAES system. Expand- ing the Texas... conduct studies each year at the western lo- cations in various projects includ- ing Varietal Improvement, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Pathology, Plant Physiology, Water Management and Entomology. In addition, Dr. Garry McCauly’s water manage- ment program...

  10. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 4 

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    country’s ability to meet the food, feed, and fiber needs of future generations. Such provisions should address a future need for land to provide the housing and business infrastructure necessary to accommodate population growth, while maintaining... time, reduce methane emissions in rice production. The practices they are investigat- ing are intermittent irrigation, coupled with multiple inlet irrigation. Intermittent irrigation is a water management sys- tem where, once the initial flood...

  11. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 8 

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    2007-01-01

    leader in the development of cellulosic- based bioethanol. There is tremendous opportunity for our Center to work with Verenium in developing production and management programs for bioenergy crops. Two weeks ago, Dr. Yang and I spent 5 days in Austin... point to the IV line used to insert the labeled sugar. Sorghum trials at the Beaumont Center, grain sorghum in the foreground, and sweet sorghum in the background. 2 From the Editor... Inside This Issue Organic Rice Production...

  12. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 7 

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    -scale IPM re- search efforts begin. The Huffaker project, named after Dr. Carl Huffaker at the University of Cali- fornia Berkley, trained hundreds of future researchers and crop consult- ants. Funded by the Environmen- tal Protection Agency, the National... Pest Management (CIPM) was an outgrowth of the Huffaker project and was initiated under the direc- tion of Dr. Perry Adkisson at Texas A&M University in 1979. This project included 17 state universi- ties. Interdisciplinary effort was The Rice Water...

  13. Rice Lake Utilities | Open Energy Information

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  14. International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers

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    Zhou, Nan; Zheng, Nina

    2008-05-01

    China has had an active program on energy efficiency standards for household appliances since the mid-1990s. Rice cooker is among the first to be subject to such mandatory regulation, since it is one of the most prevalent electric appliances in Chinese households. Since first introduced in 1989, the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers has not been revised. Therefore, the potential for energy saving is considerable. Initial analysis from CNIS indicates that potential carbon savings is likely to reach 7.6 million tons of CO2 by the 10th year of the standard implementation. Since September 2007, CNIS has been working with various groups to develop the new standard for rice cookers. With The Energy Foundation's support, LBNL has assisted CNIS in the revision of the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers that is expected to be effective in 2009. Specifically, work has been in the following areas: assistance in developing consumer survey on usage pattern of rice cookers, review of international standards, review of international test procedures, comparison of the international standards and test procedures, and assessment of technical options of reducing energy use. This report particularly summarizes the findings of reviewing international standards and technical options of reducing energy consumption. The report consists of an overview of rice cooker standards and labeling programs and testing procedures in Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Thailand, and Japan's case study in developing energy efficiency rice cooker technologies and rice cooker efficiency programs. The results from the analysis can be summarized as the follows: Hong Kong has a Voluntary Energy Efficiency Labeling scheme for electric rice cookers initiated in 2001, with revision implemented in 2007; South Korea has both MEPS and Mandatory Energy Efficiency Label targeting the same category of rice cookers as Hong Kong; Thailand's voluntary endorsement labeling program is similar to Hong Kong in program design but has 5 efficiency grades; Japan's program is distinct in its adoption of the 'Top Runner' approach, in which, the future efficiency standards is set based on the efficiency levels of the most efficient product in the current domestic market. Although the standards are voluntary, penalties can still be evoked if the average efficiency target is not met. Both Hong Kong and South Korea's tests involve pouring water into the inner pot equal to 80% of its rated volume; however, white rice is used as a load for its tests in Hong Kong whereas no rice is used for tests in South Korea. In Japan's case, water level specified by the manufactures is used and milled rice is used as a load only partially in the tests. Moreover, Japan does not conduct heat efficiency test but its energy consumption measurements tests are much more complex, with 4 different tests are conducted to determine the annual average energy consumption. Hong Kong and Thailand both set Minimum Allowable Heat Efficiency for different rated wattages. The energy efficiency requirements are identical except that the minimum heat efficiency in Thailand is 1 percentage point higher for all rated power categories. In South Korea, MEPS and label's energy efficiency grades are determined by the rice cooker's Rated Energy Efficiency for induction, non-induction, pressure, nonpressure rice cookers. Japan's target standard values are set for electromagnetic induction heating products and non-electromagnetic induction heating products by different size of rice cookers. Specific formulas are used by type and size depending on the mass of water evaporation of the rice cookers. Japan has been the leading country in technology development of various types of rice cookers, and developed concrete energy efficiency standards for rice cookers. However, as consumers in Japan emphasize the deliciousness of cooked rice over other factors, many types of models were developed to improve the taste of cooked rice. Nonetheless, the efficiency of electromagnetic induction heating (IH) rice cook

  15. Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Digital Systems Processing (DSP)

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    Natelson, Douglas

    Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Digital Systems Processing (DSP) Learn more;Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Digital Systems Processing (DSP) Faculty Learn more, signal processing and computer vision Dr. Veeraraghavan received his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering

  16. Ammonia volatilization from soils with surface rice straw residue 

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    Barghassa, Peyam

    1995-01-01

    rice straw vs. no straw, (NH4)2SO4 VS-urea, surface broadcast vs. deep placement of N, immediate flooding vs. delayed flooding. The treatments in the field consisted of all possible combinations of the following variables: surface rice straw vs...

  17. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 3 

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    - erence, and its cultivation is tied to elaborate rituals. Chinese myth, by contrast, tells of rice being a gift of animals rather than of gods. China had been visited by an espe- cially severe period of floods. When the land had finally drained, people... for the war effort. After the war, the family moved back to central Oklahoma where his grandpar- ents lived. Besides a furniture business in town, his dad raised beef cattle for market and his granddad had a dairy operation. Mike decided way back then that his...

  18. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 4 

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    Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas June 2002 Volume II Number 4 Texas Rice A Tribute to David Wintermann 28th Annual Field Day at Eagle Lake David Wintermann’s active in- volvement... Sugar Refinery near Eagle Lake and in 1909 he, along with other investors, in- corporated Lakeside Irrigation Co. (previously Eagle Lake Ir- rigation Co.) When R.J. died in 1910, he left all his prop- erty to his wife Louise, and $25,000 to each of his...

  19. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 5 

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    2007-01-01

    and CL131, are not being grown this year, which will contribute less inoculum to the epidemic. However, some early season Cercospora has been detected this year and will be monitored for development. Symptoms of Narrow Brown Leaf Spot on rice. Photo....doc) Sweet sorghum is currently being used in India (see ICRISAT web site and NSP website: http://www. • • • • • • icrisat.org/Biopower/Index.htm and http://www.sor- ghumgrowers.com/Portals/9601e447-03e0-4aad-9c41- e3f718fe1956/ICRISAT.pdf), South America...

  20. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 4 

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    . Garry McCauley who will discuss man- agement for the ratoon crop, in- cluding main crop cutting height and methods to reduce stubble height. Dr. Mike Chandler will share his research on aerial applications of Command herbicide as well as important... considerations in red rice control systems. Dr. M.O. Way will discuss in- sect pests in both main and ratoon crop and will also provide informa- tion on Icon seed treatment alter- natives. Mike Jund will give an over- view of fertility requirements and ratoon...

  1. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 5 

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    2003-01-01

    water or electricity, and the only heat was the wood-burning stove in the kitchen. Edna was an excellent cook, and spent long hours “putting up” the summer har- vest in preparation for the lean months of winter. Charlie recalls that during the worst... excavations in SE Texas. The unfinished painting in the background indicates yet another one of Charlie’s talents. 11 Charlie Bollich continued... gram for Rice Improvement, Texas A&M. In 1994, Charlie was inducted in to the USDA-ARS Science Hall of Fame...

  2. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 7 

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    Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas September 2007 Volume VII Number 7 Texas Rice Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Dr. Norman Borlaug continued on page 4 September of 2003 was a time etched... Tabien, and Dr. Lee Tarpley. Four years ago this month, the Texas A&M Research and Exten- sion Center at Beaumont was hon- ored to welcome one of the most influential people in agriculture. Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. Norman Borlaug, has a long...

  3. Far West Rice | Open Energy Information

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  4. An Analysis of Wind Power Development in the Town of Hull, MA, Appendix 2: LaCapra Financial Study

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    Adams, Christopher

    2013-06-30

    The financial analysis and summary results presented in this document represent a first cut at an economic assessment of the proposed Hull Offshore Wind Project. Wind turbine price increases have outpaced the materials and labor price pressures faced by nonrenewable power plant developers due to increased demands on a limited pool of turbine manufacturers and offshore installation companies. Moreover, given the size of the proposed offshore facility, it may be difficult to contract with turbine manufacturers and/or foundation companies given the size and scope of competing worldwide demand. The results described in this report assume that such conditions will not significantly impact the prices that will have to be received from the output of the project; rather, the project size may require as a prerequisite that Hull be able to piggyback on other offshore efforts. The financial estimates provided here necessarily feature a range due to uncertainty in a number of project assumptions as well as overall uncertainty in offshore wind costs. Nevertheless, taken together, the analysis provides a ballpark revenue requirement of approximately $157/MWh for the municipal financing option, with higher estimates possible assuming escalation in costs to levels higher than assumed here.

  5. Selenium Characterization in the Global Rice Supply Chain

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    Williams, Paul N.; Lombi, Enzo; Sun, Guo-Xin; Scheckel, Kirk; Zhu, Yong-Guan; Feng, Xinbin; Zhu, Jianming; Carey, Anne-Marie; Adomako, Eureka; Lawgali, Youseff; Deacon, Claire; Meharg, Andrew A.; (UCopenhagen); (Aberdeen); (Chinese Aca. Sci.); (US EPA)

    2009-08-13

    For up to 1 billion people worldwide, insufficient dietary intake of selenium (Se) is a serious health constraint. Cereals are the dominant Se source for those on low protein diets, as typified by the global malnourished population. With crop Se content constrained largely by underlying geology, regional soil Se variations are often mirrored by their locally grown staples. Despite this, the Se concentrations of much of the world's rice, the mainstay of so many, is poorly characterized, for both total Se content and Se speciation. In this study, 1092 samples of market sourced polished rice were obtained. The sampled rice encompassed dominant rice producing and exporting countries. Rice from the U.S. and India were found to be the most enriched, while mean average levels were lowest in Egyptian rice: {approx}32-fold less than their North American equivalents. By weighting country averages by contribution to either global production or export, modeled baseline values for both were produced. Based on a daily rice consumption of 300 g day{sup -1}, around 75% of the grains from the production and export pools would fail to provide 70% of daily recommended Se intakes. Furthermore, Se localization and speciation characterization using X-ray fluorescence ({mu}-XRF) and X-ray absorption near edge structure ({mu}-XANES) techniques were investigated in a Se-rich sample. The results revealed that the large majority of Se in the endosperm was present in organic forms.

  6. Technological aspects of canned rice quality and related factors 

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    Gerdes, Darrell Lee

    1981-01-01

    content of approximately 10%. This r1ce has been cooked twice prior to the consumer handl1ng. Histor of Canned Rice Canning i ~ i (~0 za sati a L. I has haa attn pt a si c th 1920's, but has not been commercially successful. Millison (1926) filed a... moisture content of 60-70K is desired in the dry pack product. The Verity and Allen Patent unlocked a new door in the area of canning rice. They presented the ideas of cooking the rice prior to canning, retorting 1n two d1fferent cycles along w1th...

  7. A picosecond electron gun for surface analysis M. Aeschlimann,a) E. Hull, J. Cao,b) C. A. Schmuttenmaer, L. G. Jahn,@ Y. Gao,b)

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    Cao, Jianming

    A picosecond electron gun for surface analysis M. Aeschlimann,a) E. Hull, J. Cao,b) C. A investigations for a new design of an ultrashort pulsed laser activated electron gun for time resolved surface gun, in spite of an unusually long focal length and a small convergence angle of the pulsed electron

  8. Cool-Season Turfgrass Responses to DroughtStressI L. J. Aronson, A. J. Gold, and R. J. Hull2

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    Cool-Season Turfgrass Responses to DroughtStressI L. J. Aronson, A. J. Gold, and R. J. Hull2 practices for both warm- and cool-season turfgrasses. Responses of turfgrass to drought can be viewed in a number of ways. Drought stress will affect visual quality, growth rate, evapo- transpiration (ET) rate

  9. Rice University Policy No. 808 PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

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    Rice University Policy No. 808 PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION General Policy of confidential or sensitive personally identifiable information in conducting university business. Personally identifiable information is data which is tied to, or otherwise enables identification of, a specific person

  10. International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers

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    Zhou, Nan

    2008-01-01

    of cooked rice and energy saving. 3.3 Energy Saving LabelCookers 13 3.2 Energy Saving of Electric13 3.2.1 Energy Saving in Warm

  11. Ultrasonic techniques for measuring rheological properties of rice slurries 

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    Howell, Terry Allen

    1995-01-01

    systems during food processing, resulting in poorly processed foods or production delays in processing plants. This research describes the development of a ultrasonic sensor to measure viscoelastic properties of rice slurries and dough. This inexpensive...

  12. Ecological, Economic and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture 

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    Alston, Letitia T.; Lacher, Thomas E.; Slack, R. Douglas; Vedlitz, Arnold; Woodward, Richard T.; Franklin, James C.; Canzoneri, Nicole; Conkey, April Ann Torres; Cowman, Deborah F.; Harris, Jeanine; Henry, April; Kennedy, Elizabeth; Krohn, Michelle R.; Mizell, Kelly; Nicholson, Jill; Tierce, Kelly; Wui, Yong-Sukh

    2000-01-01

    RESOURCES INSTITUTE Report by the INSTITUTE FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND PUBLIC POLICY George Bush School of Government and Public Service Funded by TR-181 ECOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND POLICY ALTERNATIVES FOR TEXAS RICE AGRICULTURE September 25, 2000..., economic, and policy alternatives for Texas rice agriculture. A report by the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in the George Bush School of Government and Public Service to the Texas Water Resources Institute/Agricultural Program...

  13. Rapid, Low-Cost Conversion from Rice to Improved Pastures. 

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    Weihing, Ralph M. (Ralph Martin); Moncrief, James B.

    1950-01-01

    ] The following conclusions are based on a 3-year study by the Rice-Pasture Experiment Station at Beaumont of Broadcast seeding of clovers and grasses, without seedbed preparation, in standing rice at last draining about 10 days before harvest or in stubble... after harvest. Satisfactory stands of adapted grasses and legumes were obtained under either condition. Clovers should be seeded between October 15 and December 15. Seeding earlier than Octover 15 resulted in poor stands in 2 of the 3 years. Earlier...

  14. Removal of nickel(II) from aqueous solution and nickel plating industry wastewater using an agricultural waste: Peanut hulls

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    Periasamy, K.; Namasivayam, C. [Bharathair Univ. Tamil Nadu (India)] [Bharathair Univ. Tamil Nadu (India)

    1995-07-01

    Activated carbon prepared from peanut hulls (PHC), an agricultural waste by-product, has been used for the adsorption of Ni(II) from aqueous solution. The process of uptake obeys both Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherms. The applicability of Lagergren kinetic model has also been investigated. Quantitative removal of Ni(II) from 100 mL aqueous solution containing 20 mg/L Ni(II) by 85 mg PHC was observed over a pH range of 4.0 to 10.0. The suitability of PHC for treating nickel plating industry wastewater was also tested. A comparative study with a commercial granular activated carbon (GAC) showed that PHC is 36 times more efficient compared to GAC based on Langmuir adsorption capacity (Q{sub O}).

  15. Zr electrorefining process for the treatment of cladding hull waste in LiCl-KCl molten salts

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    Lee, Chang Hwa; Lee, You Lee; Jeon, Min Ku; Kang, Kweon Ho; Choi, Yong Taek; Park, Geun Il [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute - KAERI, 989-111 Daeduk-daero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)

    2013-07-01

    Zr electrorefining for the treatment of Zircaloy-4 cladding hull waste is demonstrated in LiCl-KCl-ZrCl{sub 4} molten salts. Although a Zr oxide layer thicker than 5 ?m strongly inhibits the Zr dissolution process, pre-treatment processes increases the dissolution kinetics. For 10 g-scale experiments, the purities of the recovered Zr were 99.54 wt.% and 99.74 wt.% for fresh and oxidized cladding tubes, respectively, with no electrical contact issue. The optimal condition for Zr electrorefining has been found to improve the morphological feature of the recovered Zr, which reduces the salt incorporation by examining the effect of the process parameters such as the ZrCl{sub 4} concentration and the applied potential.

  16. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2003-01-01

    stream_source_info 2003_Winter_Issue Vol III No 9.pdf.txt stream_content_type text/plain stream_size 47032 Content-Encoding UTF-8 stream_name 2003_Winter_Issue Vol III No 9.pdf.txt Content-Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8... Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas Winter 2003 Volume III Number 9 Texas Rice Rice Production In Texas Economically Strong - Environmentally Sound continued on page 6 It was a clear...

  17. World production, consumption and international trade of rice 

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    Khan, Anwaruzzaman

    1957-01-01

    crop used for that purpose. Rice stands almost unique in the form in vhioh it is oonsumed as food. It is generally boiled or steamers, and eaten vithout undergoing any further ohange. Other cereals& such as wheat and barley, undergo various changes...

  18. Rethink Energy Accounting with Cooperative Game Theory Rice University

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    Zhong, Lin

    Rethink Energy Accounting with Cooperative Game Theory Mian Dong Rice University dongmian- lated as a cooperative game and that the Shapley value provides the ultimate ground truth for energy Energy accounting determines how much a software principal con- tributes to the total system energy

  19. 6. Fracture mechanics lead author: J, R. Rice

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    6. Fracture mechanics lead author: J, R. Rice Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University. F. Shih, and the ASME/AMD Technical Committee on Fracture Mechanics, pro- vided by A. S. Argon, S. N, W. D. Stuart, and R. Thomson. 6.0 ABSTRACT Fracture mechanics is an active research field

  20. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2002-01-01

    Farm Credit, Texas Rice Festival and TCE/TAES. * L to R: John Wyble, James Carleton, Travis Blankenship and Katie Spencer The much-anticipated arrival of our new state breeder was finally realized this month as Dr. Rodante E. Tabien joined the staff...

  1. Quantitative Measurements of Xanthomonas Oryzae pv. Oryzae Distribution in Rice Using Fluorescent-Labeling

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    Nozue, Kazunari; Park, Chang-Jin; Ronald, Pamela C

    2011-01-01

    of Xanthomonas Oryzae pv. Oryzae Distribution in Rice Usingstrains of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo), the casualKeywords Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae, GFP, Oryza sativa .

  2. Rice County, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  3. Rice County, Minnesota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  4. Subscriber access provided by RICE UNIV Journal of the American Chemical Society is published by the American Chemical

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    Brooks, Philip R.

    Subscriber access provided by RICE UNIV Journal of the American Chemical Society is published by the American Chemical Society. 1155 Sixteenth Street N.W., Washington, DC 20036 Threshold Effects in Electron` Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77251 Received September 30, 1994@ Abstract

  5. The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 The Sir Duncan Rice Library

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    Levi, Ran

    alternative types of study and work spaces are available in The Sir Duncan Rice Library: Room/Space Floor Rice Library - Silent Study Rooms (SE corner) Laurence Bebbington, July 2013 QG GEN021 [https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library-east corner of The Sir Duncan Rice Library (rooms 312, 412, and 512 are intended for silent study - but quiet

  6. The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 The Sir Duncan Rice Library

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    Levi, Ran

    alternative types of study and work spaces are available in The Sir Duncan Rice Library: Room/Space Floor Rice Library - Silent Study Rooms (SW corner) Laurence Bebbington, July 2013 QG GEN020 [https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library Duncan Rice Library (Rooms 112, 324, 424, 524 and 624) are intended for silent study only. Please note

  7. Adhesion of Rice Flour-Based Batter to Chicken Drumsticks Evaluated by Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy and Texture Analysis

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    Adhesion of Rice Flour-Based Batter to Chicken Drumsticks Evaluated by Laser Scanning Confocal batter formulation. The effects of ingredients used in rice flour-based bat- ters on adhesion viewing. (Key words: rice, chicken drumstick, batter, adhesion, microscopy) 2000 Poultry Science 79

  8. Mapping Winter-Flooded Rice Field Using A Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithm

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    System Yiwen Sun, Tiejun Wang Andrew K. Skidmore, Qi Wang, Baoping Qing #12;WHY MAPPING WINTER-FLOODED RICE FIELDS? Identifying the distribution of winter-flooded rice fields is important for grain yield to the limit of temperature and water availability. #12;STUDY OBJECTIVE To test whether integrating

  9. Modelling estimation on the impacts of global warming on rice production in China

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    Wang Futang

    1997-12-31

    In this paper, based on the validation and sensitivity analyses of two rice growth models (ORYZA1 and DRISIC--Double Rice Cropping Simulation Model for China), and their joining with global warming scenarios projected by GCMs (GFDL, UKMO-H, MPI and DKRZ OPYC, DKRZ LSG, respectively), the modelling experiments were carried out on the potential impacts of global warming on rice production in China. The results show that although there are the some features for each rice cropping patterns because of different models and estimated methods, the rice production for all cropping patterns in China will trend to decrease with different degrees. In average, early, middle and later rice production, as well as, double-early and double-later rice production in different areas of China will decrease 3.7%, 10.5% and 10.4%, as well as, 15.9% and 14.4%, respectively. It do illustrates that the advantage effects induced by elevated CO{sub 2} concentration on photosynthesis does not compensate the adverse effects of temperature increase. Thus, it is necessary to adjusting rice cropping patterns, cultivars and farming techniques to the global warming timely.

  10. Spatial Equilibrium Modeling with Imperfectly Competitive Markets: An Application to Rice Trade

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    McCarl, Bruce A.

    when all trading countries comply with the free trade agreement. #12;1 Spatial Equilibrium ModelingSpatial Equilibrium Modeling with Imperfectly Competitive Markets: An Application to Rice Trade Chi: An Application to Rice Trade Abstract A general imperfect competition spatial equilibrium model is developed

  11. American Journal of Botany 92(12): 19701974. 2005. EMBOLIZED CONDUITS OF RICE

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    Stiller, Volker

    Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines Embolism reversal in rice plants was studied by testing negative than this threshold, the PLC fell significantly (28.5 5.6%), indicating the refilling of vessels in well-watered plants and that rice was able to refill embolized conduits on a daily basis in association

  12. Migration, isolation and hybridization in island crop populations: the case of Madagascar rice

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    Purugganan, Michael D.

    Migration, isolation and hybridization in island crop populations: the case of Madagascar rice and Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, 1009 Silver, 100 Washington Square East, New York University or Asian rice is one of the key domesticated crop species in the world. The island of Madagascar off

  13. Responses of High Biomass Rice (Oryza sativa L.) to Various Abiotic Stresses 

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    Kondhia, Aditi Nitinkumar

    2011-10-21

    Rice produces a lot of biomass which is an important trait in increasing grain yield and it is a potential feedstock for bioenergy production. High biomass rice is important to meet the growing demands of grains and biomass for food, fodder and bio...

  14. Rice Urban Laboratory for the Environment (RULE): A Summary of the New Low Impact Development Laboratory on the Rice University Campus

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    of the New Low Impact Development Laboratory on the Rice University Campus Civil and Energy Management (ACSEM) and Facilities Engineering and Planning (FE&P), has and effectiveness has been well documented in the Northeast and East Coast regions, little

  15. College Last Name First Name Email Class Major Chu Tina tmc8@rice.edu 2016 Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Philosophy, Pre-Med

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    .edu 2017 Biochemistry and Cell Biology Natarajan Senthil ssn3@rice.edu 2017 Electrical Engineering, RCELCollege Last Name First Name Email Class Major Chu Tina tmc8@rice.edu 2016 Biochemistry & Cell@rice.edu 2016 Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Business minor, Pre-Med Lima Maria mll2@rice.edu 2016

  16. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2001-01-01

    stream_source_info 2001_Winter_Issue Vol 1 No 9.pdf.txt stream_content_type text/plain stream_size 28989 Content-Encoding UTF-8 stream_name 2001_Winter_Issue Vol 1 No 9.pdf.txt Content-Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8 Seed... and Extension Center Beaumont, Texas Winter 2001 Volume I Number 9 Texas Rice The Foundation Seed Program had its beginning in the spring of 1941. At that time the Beaumont Center was still located at the old site in Amelia. Researchers had a small...

  17. Information Basic to Adjustments in Rice Production in Texas. 

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    Bonnen, C. A. (Clarence Alfred); Magee, A. C. (Aden Combs)

    1945-01-01

    - to be made. It deals with product,ion and production requirements, the effect of changes in production practices, and in turn with-the probable t of these changes on earnings. is dir 1. sized Q -- profitab duction 6. F sic information obtained...-acre crop. L. Larger earnings were obtained by tenant farmers under cash rent than under share-crop rent. 3. A yield of about 10 barrels per acre pays the expenses of making a rice crop but leaves the operator nothing for his labor and management. Yields...

  18. www.villanova.edu/COPE Turkey and Wild Rice Soup Recipe

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    Jackman, Todd

    servings) Turkey meat, cooked, shredded, about 1 lb. (1 1/2 - 2 c.) Wild rice, 1 c. (6 oz. dry) and Water multiple fast. Neither refrigeration or freezing kill bacteria: both will slow it down. Check your

  19. Using moisture transport properties of rice seed components for identifying fissure resistance 

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    Thomas, Audrey Elizabeth

    2002-01-01

    Fissure resistance was related to the moisture transport properties of Cypress, Lemont, LaGrue, and Teqing rice varieties. The moisture transport properties, moisture diffusivity and resistance, were calculated using a three-dimensional moisture...

  20. The hydrogeochemistry of pond and rice field recharge : implications for the arsenic contaminated aquifers in Bangladesh

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    Neumann, Rebecca B

    2010-01-01

    The shallow aquifers in Bangladesh, which provide drinking water for millions and irrigation water for innumerable rice fields, are severely contaminated with geogenic arsenic. Water mass balance calculations show that ...

  1. Water infiltration studies of the major rice producing soil series of the Texas Gulf Coast 

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    Nesmith, Douglas M

    1988-01-01

    WATER INFILTRATION STUDIES OF THE MAJOR RICE PRODUCING SOIL SERIES OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST A Thesis by DOUGLAS MICHAEL NESMITH Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1988 Major Subject: Soil Science MATER INFILTRATION STUDIES OF THE MAJOR RICE PRODUCING SOIL SERIES OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST A Thesis by DOUGLAS MICHAEL NESMITH Approved as to style and content by: L. Lloyd R. Hossner...

  2. The Lower Keys marsh rabbit and silver rice rat: steps toward recovery 

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    Perry, Neil Desmond

    2006-10-30

    -1 LOWER KEYS MARSH RABBIT AND THE SILVER RICE RAT: STEPS TOWARDS RECOVERY A Thesis by NEIL DESMOND PERRY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 2006 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences LOWER KEYS MARSH RABBIT AND THE SILVER RICE RAT: STEPS TOWARDS RECOVERY A Thesis by NEIL DESMOND PERRY Submitted to the Office...

  3. Targeted discovery of glycoside hydrolases from a switchgrass-adapted compost community

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    Allgaier, M.

    2010-01-01

    and fungi occurring during composting and self-heatingof Temperature on Composting of Sewage-Sludge. Applied andcommunities in the garbage composting with rice hull as an

  4. Transgenic expression of the dicotyledonous pattern recognition receptor EFR in rice leads to ligand-dependent activation of defense responses

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    Schwessinger, Benjamin; Bahar, Ofir; Thomas, Nicolas; Holton, Nicolas; Nekrasov, Vladimir; Ruan, Deling; Canlas, Patrick E.; Daudi, Arsalan; Petzold, Christopher J.; Singan, Vasanth R.; et al

    2015-03-30

    Plant plasma membrane localized pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) detect extracellular pathogen-associated molecules. PRRs such as Arabidopsis EFR and rice XA21 are taxonomically restricted and are absent from most plant genomes. Here we show that rice plants expressing EFR or the chimeric receptor EFR::XA21, containing the EFR ectodomain and the XA21 intracellular domain, sense both Escherichia coli- and Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo)-derived elf18 peptides at sub-nanomolar concentrations. Treatment of EFR and EFR::XA21 rice leaf tissue with elf18 leads to MAP kinase activation, reactive oxygen production and defense gene expression. Although expression of EFR does not lead to robust enhanced resistancemore »to fully virulent Xoo isolates, it does lead to quantitatively enhanced resistance to weakly virulent Xoo isolates. EFR interacts with OsSERK2 and the XA21 binding protein 24 (XB24), two key components of the rice XA21-mediated immune response. Rice-EFR plants silenced for OsSERK2, or overexpressing rice XB24 are compromised in elf18-induced reactive oxygen production and defense gene expression indicating that these proteins are also important for EFR-mediated signaling in transgenic rice. Taken together, our results demonstrate the potential feasibility of enhancing disease resistance in rice and possibly other monocotyledonous crop species by expression of dicotyledonous PRRs. Our results also suggest that Arabidopsis EFR utilizes at least a subset of the known endogenous rice XA21 signaling components.« less

  5. Rice Field Geochemistry and Hydrology: An Explanation for Why Groundwater Irrigated Fields in Bangladesh are Net Sinks of Arsenic from Groundwater

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    Neumann, Rebecca B.

    Irrigation of rice fields in Bangladesh with arsenic-contaminated groundwater transfers tens of cubic kilometers of water and thousands of tons of arsenic from aquifers to rice fields each year. Here we combine observations ...

  6. DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL ESTIMATE: UPDATE JUNE 11, 2010 by Professor Satish Nagarajaiah, Rice University (www.ruf.rice.edu/~nagaraja &

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    Nagarajaiah, Satish

    DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL ESTIMATE: UPDATE JUNE 11, 2010 by Professor Satish Nagarajaiah, Rice. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/us/11spill.html?hp New Estimates Double Rate of Oil Flowing on Thursday essentially doubled its estimate of how much oil has been spewing from the out-of-control BP well

  7. Reduced methane emissions from large-scale changes in water management of China's rice paddies during 19802000

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    Reduced methane emissions from large-scale changes in water management of China's rice paddies; accepted 1 July 2002; published 24 October 2002. [1] Decreased methane emissions from paddy rice may have contributed to the decline in the rate of increase of global atmospheric methane (CH4) concentration over

  8. The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683 The Sir Duncan Rice Library

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    Levi, Ran

    Rice Library - Flexible Learning Area Laurence Bebbington, June 2013 QG GEN022 [https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library 732) is on Floor 7 of The Sir Duncan Rice Library. It is located on the right after you exit the lifts. This area has: a selection of differing types of tables and chairs two moveable plasma display screens

  9. The Semidwarfs - A New Era in Rice Production. 

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    Bollich, C. N.; Eastin, E. F.; Grant, W. R.; Jones, R. K.; Klosterboer, A. D.; Marchetti, M. A.; McCauley, G. N.; McIlrath, W. O.; Rister, M. E.; Scott, J. E.; Stansel, J.W.; Turner, F. T.; Way, M.O.; Webb, B. D.; Whitney, N. G.

    1984-01-01

    Width Variety Length Width Ratio Weight Lemont 7.26 2.24 3.24 21.8 Bellemont 6.89 2.10 3.28 18.9 Leah 7.47 2.20 3.40 23.6 Labelle** 6.64 1.93 3.44 15.6 Lebonnet 7.19 2.08 3.46 19.5 Starbonnet 6.78 1.97 3.44 16.4 Skybonnet 7.03 2.10 3.35 19.6 Newrex 7... Average 4.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 5.0 4.5 6.0 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 6.0 6.5 5.0 7.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 4.5 *N-rate and timing test ratings from D. M. Brandon et a!. In : 73rd, 74th Ann . Prog. Rpt. , Louisiana State Univ . Rice Exp. Sta ., pp . 31...

  10. Grain Accumulation of Selenium Species in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

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    Carey, Anne-Marie; Scheckel, Kirk G.; Lombi, Enzo; Newville, Matt; Choi, Yongseong; Norton, Gareth J.; Price, Adam H.; Meharg, Andrew A.

    2012-09-05

    Efficient Se biofortification programs require a thorough understanding of the accumulation and distribution of Se species within the rice grain. Therefore, the translocation of Se species to the filling grain and their spatial unloading were investigated. Se species were supplied via cut flag leaves of intact plants and excised panicle stems subjected to a {+-} stem-girdling treatment during grain fill. Total Se concentrations in the flag leaves and grain were quantified by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Spatial accumulation was investigated using synchrotron X-ray fluorescence microtomography. Selenomethionine (SeMet) and selenomethylcysteine (SeMeSeCys) were transported to the grain more efficiently than selenite and selenate. SeMet and SeMeSeCys were translocated exclusively via the phloem, while inorganic Se was transported via both the phloem and xylem. For SeMet- and SeMeSeCys-fed grain, Se dispersed throughout the external grain layers and into the endosperm and, for SeMeSeCys, into the embryo. Selenite was retained at the point of grain entry. These results demonstrate that the organic Se species SeMet and SeMeSeCys are rapidly loaded into the phloem and transported to the grain far more efficiently than inorganic species. Organic Se species are distributed more readily, and extensively, throughout the grain than selenite.

  11. Mitigation options for methane emissions from rice fields in the Philippines

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    Lantin, R.S.; Buendia, L.V.; Wassmann, R.

    1996-12-31

    The contribution of Philippine rice production to global methane emission and breakthroughs in methane emission studies conducted in the country are presented in this paper. A significant impact in the reduction of GHG emissions from agriculture can be achieved if methane emissions from ricefields can be abated. This study presents the contribution of Philippine rice cultivation to global methane emission and breakthroughs in methane emission studies in the country which address the issue of mitigation. Using the derived emission factors from local measurements, rice cultivation contributes 566.6 Gg of methane emission in the Philippines. This value is 62% of the total methane emitted from the agriculture sector. The emission factors employed which are 78% of the IPCC value for irrigated rice and 95% for rainfed rice were derived from measurements with an automatic system taken during the growth duration in the respective ecosystems. Plots drained for 2 weeks at midtillering and before harvest gave a significant reduction in methane emission as opposed to continuously flooded plots and plots drained before harvest. The cultivar Magat reduced methane emission by 50% as compared to the check variety IR72. The application of ammonium sulfate instead of urea reduced methane emission by 10% to 34%. Addition of 6 t ha{sup {minus}1} phosphogypsum in combination with urea reduced emission by 74% as opposed to plots applied with urea alone. It is also from the results of such measurements that abatement strategies are based as regards to modifying treatments such as water management, fertilization, and choice of rice variety. It is not easy to identify and recommend mitigation strategies that will fit a particular cropping system. However, the identified mitigation options provide focus for the abatement of methane emission from ricefields.

  12. Speciation and distribution of arsenic and localization of nutrients in rice grains

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    Lombi, E.; Scheckel, K.G.; Pallon, J.; Carey, A.M.; Zhu, Y.G.; Meharg, A.A. (EPA); (UCopenhagen); (Aberdeen); (Lund); (Chinese Aca. Sci.)

    2012-09-05

    Arsenic (As) contamination of rice grains and the generally low concentration of micronutrients in rice have been recognized as a major concern for human health. Here, we investigated the speciation and localization of As and the distribution of (micro)nutrients in rice grains because these are key factors controlling bioavailability of nutrients and contaminants. Bulk total and speciation analyses using high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC)-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy (XANES) was complemented by spatially resolved microspectroscopic techniques ({mu}-XANES, {mu}-X-ray fluorescence ({mu}-XRF) and particle induced X-ray emission (PIXE)) to investigate both speciation and distribution of As and localization of nutrients in situ. The distribution of As and micronutrients varied between the various parts of the grains (husk, bran and endosperm) and was characterized by element-specific distribution patterns. The speciation of As in bran and endosperm was dominated by As(III)-thiol complexes. The results indicate that the translocation from the maternal to filial tissues may be a bottleneck for As accumulation in the grain. Strong similarities between the distribution of iron (Fe), manganese (Mn) and phosphorus (P) and between zinc (Zn) and sulphur (S) may be indicative of complexation mechanisms in rice grains.

  13. Rice and Memory in the Age of Enslavement: Atlantic Passages to

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    . Slavery in Suriname was notorious for its brutal demands on labor and the attenuated life expectancies in Suriname took the risk. By the 1670s, official commentaries com- plain about the presence of Maroons upon enslaved Africans for labor. This examination of rice origins in Suriname contributes

  14. Water balance and rice growth responses to direct seeding, deep tillage, and landscape placement

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    Water balance and rice growth responses to direct seeding, deep tillage, and landscape placement--T2, deep chisel + moldboard plough--T3) and establishment practice (TPR, DSR) on the field water University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA c Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Riley-Robb Hall

  15. Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from rice-based production systems: Sensitivity and upscaling

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    Carlo analysis, for three selected counties or provinces in China, Thailand, and United States. Since N2O possesses a radiative forcing more than 10 times higher than CH4, the increase in N2O offset Asia START Regional Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 9 International Rice Research

  16. Multifractals and Wavelets: A potential tool in Geophysics Rudolf H. Riedi, Rice University, Houston, Texas

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    Riedi, Rudolf H.

    Multifractals and Wavelets: A potential tool in Geophysics Rudolf H. Riedi, Rice University of pos- sible applications in geophysics. It is elaborated how a description of the well log measurement to the mentioned elds. This paper is written in the hope of achieving the same in the area of geophysics. The idea

  17. Water Stress Inhibits Hydraulic Conductance and Leaf Growth in Rice Seedlings but Not the

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    Neumann, Peter M.

    Water Stress Inhibits Hydraulic Conductance and Leaf Growth in Rice Seedlings but Not the Transport of Water via Mercury-Sensitive Water Channels in the Root1 Zhongjin Lu and Peter M. Neumann* Plant of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel The mechanisms by which moderate water stress (adding poly- ethylene glycol

  18. Airborne observations of methane emissions from rice cultivation in the Sacramento Valley of California

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    Goldstein, Allen

    Airborne observations of methane emissions from rice cultivation in the Sacramento Valley 2012; accepted 7 October 2012; published 8 December 2012. [1] Airborne measurements of methane (CH4 is not accounted for in the CARB inventory. Citation: Peischl, J., et al. (2012), Airborne observations of methane

  19. MBA Capstone Course Put Rice MBA Students to Work on Your

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    Alvarez, Pedro J.

    Semester From January to early May, student teams work through a series of assignments focused on your neighborhoods go to and through college. In our schools, teachers, families, and students sign a learning pledgeMBA Capstone Course Put Rice MBA Students to Work on Your Toughest Management Challenges

  20. Salt stress response in rice: genetics, molecular biology, and comparative genomics

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    Blumwald, Eduardo

    REVIEW Salt stress response in rice: genetics, molecular biology, and comparative genomics Chandan. Evidence show that salt tolerance in plants is a quantitative trait. Several traditional cultivars materials for donation of requisite salt tolerance genes. A large number of quantitative trait loci (QTL

  1. Rice husks as a sustainable source of nanostructured silicon for high

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    Cui, Yi

    , such as nanoelectronics11 , photonics12 , biotechnology13­15 , energy harvesting16­18 , and energy storage19­22 . AmongRice husks as a sustainable source of nanostructured silicon for high performance Li-ion battery derivatives. Elemental silicon has a wide range of traditional applications in metallurgy, synthesis

  2. Rice Straw Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composite: Effect of Coupled Compatibilizating and

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    Rice Straw Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composite: Effect of Coupled polyethylene (HDPE) composites were manufactured by extrusion and injection molding. Three compatibilizers compatibilizers, ma- leic anhydride grafted polyethylene and polypropylene (PE-g-MA and PP-g-MA) are considered

  3. Elastic-Plastic Models for Stable Crack Growtht *James R. Rice

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    Elastic-Plastic Models for Stable Crack Growtht by *James R. Rice Mareh 1973 'PCAbh ~ ~ e c.\\. (n do not fully recover their strain upon unloading. The idealized non-linear elastic (left) and rigid-plastic,. there is ~ strain concentration created at the cut-ahead tip in the rigid-plastic material and the deformation field

  4. THE ELASTIC-PLASTIC MECHANICS OF CRACK EXTENSION James R. Rice*

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    THE ELASTIC-PLASTIC MECHANICS OF CRACK EXTENSION James R. Rice* ABSTRACT This paper briefly reviews progres~in the elastic plastic analysisof crack extension. Analytical results for plane strain and plane stress deformation fields are noted, and elastic-plastic fracture instability as well as transitional

  5. Intramolecular Dephosphorylation of ERK by MKP3 Youngjoo Kim, Adrian E. Rice, and John M. Denu*,

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    Denu, John

    Intramolecular Dephosphorylation of ERK by MKP3 Youngjoo Kim, Adrian E. Rice, and John M. Denu dephosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK). Like other MKPs, MKP3 consists of a noncatalytic N-terminal domain and a catalytic C-terminal domain. ERK binding to the N-terminal noncatalytic domain of MKP3 has

  6. RICE UNIVERSITY Building a 3D Atlas of the Mouse Brain

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    Ju, Tao

    RICE UNIVERSITY Building a 3D Atlas of the Mouse Brain by Tao Ju A Thesis Submitted in Partial, Texas April, 2005 #12;Building a 3D Atlas of the Mouse Brain Tao Ju Abstract Building and studying 3D representations of anatomical structures, such as the brain, plays an important role in modern biology and medical

  7. Hydraulic Properties of Rice and the Response of Gas Exchange to Water Stress1

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    Stiller, Volker

    Hydraulic Properties of Rice and the Response of Gas Exchange to Water Stress1 Volker Stiller*, H.R.L.) We investigated the role of xylem cavitation, plant hydraulic conductance, and root pressure-specific photosynthetic rate, leaf diffusive conductance, and soil-leaf hydraulic conductance that were associated

  8. Time-Based Storage Bandwidth Allocation in Hybrid Storage Systems Rice University

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    Time-Based Storage Bandwidth Allocation in Hybrid Storage Systems Hui Wang Rice University Peter for a hybrid storage system made up of both HDs and SSDs. To continue the example, suppose the HD has slicing treats the storage system as a black box and dedicates the system to a client for its time slice

  9. The G-Matrix as One Piece of the Phenotypic Evolution Puzzle Sean H. Rice

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    Rice, Sean

    COMMENTARY The G-Matrix as One Piece of the Phenotypic Evolution Puzzle Sean H. Rice Received: 5, a single term, the genetic covari- ance matrix (G-matrix), is used to encompass all important associations quantitative geneticists have argued that the G-matrix is a sufficient descriptor of the ways in which

  10. Human Resources 24-Sept-15 RICE UNIVERSITY 403(b) TAX-DEFERRED ANNUITY PLAN

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    Mellor-Crummey, John

    Human Resources 24-Sept-15 RICE UNIVERSITY 403(b) TAX-DEFERRED ANNUITY PLAN NOTICE OF AUTOMATIC under the 403(b) Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan (the "TDA") even easier by offering an automatic enrollment must complete a 403(b) Salary Reduction Agreement and submit it to Human Resources on or prior

  11. Emission of biogenic sulfur gases from Chinese paddy soil and rice plant

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    Zhen Yang [Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology (China); Li Kong [Nanjing Agricultural Univ. (China)

    1996-12-31

    Biogenic sulfur gases emitted from terrestrial ecosystem may play in important role in global sulfur cycle and have a profound influence on global climate change. But very little is known concerning emissions from paddy soil and rice plant, which are abundant in many parts of the world. As a big agricultural country, this is about 33 million hectare rice planted in China. With laboratory incubation and closed chamber method in the field, the biogenic sulfur gases emitted from Chinese paddy soil and rice plant were detected in both conditions: hydrogen sulfide (H{sub 2}S), carbonyl sulfide (COS), methyl mercaptan (MSH), carbon disulfide (CS{sub 2}), dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and dimethyl disulfide (DMDS). Among which, DMS was predominant part of sulfur emission. Emission of sulfur gases from different paddy field exhibit high spatial and temporal variability. The application of fertilizer and organic manure, total sulfur content in wetland, air temperature were positively correlated to the emission of volatile sulfur gases from paddy soil. Diurnal and seasonal variation of total volatile sulfur gases and DMS indicate that their emissions were greatly influenced by the activity of the rice plant. The annual emission of total volatile sulfur gases, from Nanjing paddy field is ranged from 4.0 to 9.5 mg S m{sup -2}yr{sup -1}, that of DMS is ranged from 3.1 to 6.5 mg S m{sup -2}yr{sup -1}. Rice plant could absorb COS gas, that may be one of the sinks of COS.

  12. Metabolomic and transcriptomic analysis of the rice response to the bacterial blight pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.

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    2010-01-01

    system in Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae required for AvrXa212002). The Xanthomonas oryzae pv. lozengeoryzae raxP andPf1 against Xanthomo- nas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice leaves.

  13. Metabolomic and transcriptomic analysis of the rice response to the bacterial blight pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae

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    2010-01-01

    system in Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae required for AvrXa212002). The Xanthomonas oryzae pv. lozengeoryzae raxP andPf1 against Xanthomo- nas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice leaves.

  14. Effects of High Nighttime Temperature and Role of Plant Growth Regulators on Growth, Development and Physiology of Rice Plants 

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    Mohammed, Abdul R.

    2010-07-14

    betaine (GB), and salicylic acid (SA), which play different roles in inducing thermo-tolerance in plants. High nighttime temperature had no effect on plant height, number of tillers and panicles, or rice net leaf photosynthetic rates. However, HNT...

  15. An analysis of the teaching methods and sources of information used in adopting improved practices in rice production in Texas 

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    Kibria, A. K. M. Anwarul

    1967-01-01

    AN ANALYSIS QF THE TEACHING METHODS AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION USED IN ADOPTING IMPROVED PRACTICES IN RICE PRODUCTION IN TEXAS A Thesis by A. K. M. Anwarul Kibria Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirments for tne degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1967 Major Subject: Agricultural Education AN ANALYSIS OF THE TEACHING METHODS AND SOURCES QF INFORMATION USED IN ADOPTING IMPROVED PRACTICES IN RICE PRODUCTION IN TEXAS A Thesis...

  16. Role of the Rice Hexokinases OsHXK5 and OsHXK6 as Glucose Sensors1[C][W

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    Sheen, Jen

    -dependent repression of the maize (Zea mays) Rubisco small subunit (RbcS) and rice a-amylase genes in mesophyll

  17. Rice Snl6, a cinnamoyl-CoA reductase-like gene family member, is required for NH1-mediated immunity to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.

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    Bart, Rebecca S; Chern, Mawsheng; Vega-Sánchez, Miguel E; Canlas, Patrick; Ronald, Pamela C

    2010-01-01

    Immunity to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Rebecca S. Bartpathogen, Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo), constitutiveagainst Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in Rice. Molecular

  18. Rice straw burning in Southeast Asia as a source of CO and COS to the atmosphere

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    Nguyen, B.C.; Mihalopoulos, N.; Putaud, J.P. [Centre des Faibles Radioactivites, Gif-sur-Yvette (France)

    1994-08-20

    This paper discusses the results of aerosol monitoring field tests conducted in four locations in Viet Nam during 1992 and 1993. Atmospheric samples were collected during the dry and wet seasons during the time when rice straw burning was taking place in the agricultural rangelands. The samples were analyzed for carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and carbonyl sulfide. Experimental methods and implications of the analytical results are described. 21 refs., 2 figs., 3 tabs.

  19. A calibration procedure to improve global rice yield simulations with EPIC

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    Xiong, Wei; Balkovic, Juraj; van der Velde, M.; Zhang, Xuesong; Izaurralde, Roberto C.; Skalsky, Rastislav; Lin, Erda; Mueller, Nathan; Obersteiner, Michael

    2014-02-01

    Crop models are increasingly used to assess impacts of climate change/variability and management practices on productivity and environmental performance of alternative cropping systems. Calibration is an important procedure to improve reliability of model simulations, especially for large area applications. However, global-scale crop model calibration has rarely been exercised due to limited data availability and expensive computing cost. Here we present a simple approach to calibrate Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) model for a global implementation of rice. We identify four parameters (potential heat unit – PHU, planting density – PD, harvest index – HI, and biomass energy ratio – BER) and calibrate them regionally to capture the spatial pattern of reported rice yield in 2000. Model performance is assessed by comparing simulated outputs with independent FAO national data. The comparison demonstrates that the global calibration scheme performs satisfactorily in reproducing the spatial pattern of rice yield, particularly in main rice production areas. Spatial agreement increases substantially when more parameters are selected and calibrated, but with varying efficiencies. Among the parameters, PHU and HI exhibit the highest efficiencies in increasing the spatial agreement. Simulations with different calibration strategies generate a pronounced discrepancy of 5–35% in mean yields across latitude bands, and a small to moderate difference in estimated yield variability and yield changing trend for the period of 1981–2000. Present calibration has little effects in improving simulated yield variability and trends at both regional and global levels, suggesting further works are needed to reproduce temporal variability of reported yields. This study highlights the importance of crop models’ calibration, and presents the possibility of a transparent and consistent up scaling approach for global crop simulations given current availability of global databases of weather, soil, crop calendar, fertilizer and irrigation management information, and reported yield.

  20. Influence of environmental parameters on penoxsulam control of alligatorweed (alternanthera philoxeroides) in rice (oryza sativa) 

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    Willingham, Samuel Duane

    2009-05-15

    of chlorimuron and imazaquin, both ALS inhibiting herbicides, was Wesley 1993), however, 11% of imazethapyr was transported to roots of pitted morningglory (Kent et al. 1991). Understanding... as flood-timing interval after application of fenoxaprop was shortened (Snipes et al. 1987). 13 Literature is limited on the tolerance of rice cultivars to penoxsulam influenced by flood timing and root stunting or yield. The penoxsulam revised...

  1. Impact of Two Water Management Systems on Arsenic Speciation and Microbial Populations in Rice Rhizosphere 

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    Somenahally, Anil Kumar C.

    2012-02-14

    -1 IMPACT OF TWO WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ON ARSENIC SPECIATION AND MICROBIAL POPULATIONS IN RICE RHIZOSPHERE A Dissertation by ANIL KUMAR C. SOMENAHALLY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY December 2010 Major Subject: Soil Science Impact of Two Water Management Systems on Arsenic Speciation and Microbial Populations...

  2. The NanoJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of Tulsa and is funded by a NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education grant (OISE-0968405).

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    The NanoJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of TulsaJapan Program is jointly administered by Rice University and the University of Tulsa and is funded by a NSF

  3. Farm-level economic impacts of the House of Representatives Farm Bill Proposal, H.R. 2646, and the Senate Farm Bill Proposal, S. 1731, for representative rice farms 

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    Houston, Christy Michelle

    2002-01-01

    increased costs of production. The primary objective of this research is to assess the farm level economic implications of the House of Representatives and the Senate farm bill proposals on representative rice farms from six different rice-producing states...

  4. Coal fly ash and phospho-gypsum mixture as an amendment to improve rice paddy soil fertility

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    Lee, Y.B.; Ha, H.S.; Lee, C.H.; Kim, P.J.

    2008-04-15

    Rice is a plant that requires high levels of silica (Si). As a silicate NOD source to rice, coal fly ash (hereafter, fly ash), which has an alkaline pH and high available silicate and boron (B) contents, was mixed with phosphor-gypsum (hereafter, gypsum, 50%, wt wt{sup -1}), a by-product from the production of phosphate fertilizer, to improve the fly ash limitation. Field experiments were carried out to evaluate the effect of the mixture on soil properties and rice (Oryza sativa) productivity in silt loam (SiL) and loamy sand (LS) soils to which 0 (FG 0), 20 (FG 20), 40 (FG 40), and 60 (FG 60) Mg ha{sup -1} were added. The mixture increased the amount of available silicate and exchangeable calcium (Ca) contents in the soils and the uptake of silicate by rice plant. The mixture did not result in accumulation of heavy metals in soil and an excessive uptake of heavy metals by the rice grain. The available boron content in soil increased with the mixture application levels up to 1.42 mg kg{sup -1} following the application of 60 Mg ha{sup -1} but did not show toxicity. The mixture increased significantly rice yield and showed the highest yields following the addition of 30-40 Mg ha{sup -1} in two soils. It is concluded that the fly ash and gypsum mixture could be a good source of inorganic soil amendments to restore the soil nutrient balance in rice paddy soil.

  5. Temporal patterns of methane emissions from wetland rice fields treated by different modes of N application

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    Wassmann, R.; Neue, H.U.; Lantin, R.S.; Aduna, J.B.; Alberto, M.C.R.; Andales, M.J.; Tan, M.J.; Hoffmann, H.; Papen, H.; Gon, H.A.C. D. van der

    1994-08-20

    Methane emission rates from wetland rice fields were determined in Los Banos (Philipppines) using an automatic system that allows continuous measurements over time. Methane emission was monitored in an irrigated Aquandic Epiaqualf planted to rice cultivar IR72. Urea fertilizer was applied using four modes: (1) broadcast 10 days after transplanting, (2) broadcast at transplanting, (3) broadcast and incorporated at final harrowing, and (4) deep placement as sulfur-coated granules. The treatments were laid out in a randomized complete block design with four replicates. Measurements were done in the 1991 wet season, 1992 dry season (four treatments), and the 1992 wet season (only treatment 3). Methane emission rates from the experimental plots showed pronounced season and diel variations. The diel pattern of methane emission rates followed a consistent pattern, with highest rates observed in the early afternoon and lowest rates in the early morning. Methane emission rate was generally highest at the ripening stage. The average methane emission rate during the 1992 dry season (190 mg CH{sub 4} m{sup {minus}2} d{sup {minus}1}) exceeded the average flux rates of the 1992 wet season (79 mg CH{sub 4} m{sup {minus}2} d{sup {minus}1}) by a factor of 2.4. The total methane emitted from these flooded rice fields amounted to 19 g CH{sub 4} m{sup {minus}2} in the dry season with rice yields of 5.2-6.3 ha{sup {minus}1} and 7 g CH{sub 4} m{sup {minus}2} in the wet season with rice yields of 2.4-3.3 t ha{sup {minus}1} regardless of the mode of N application. Significant amounts corresponding to 20% of the methane released under waterlogged conditions were released when the soil was drained after harvest. Emission rates increased sharply when the floodwater receded and macropores started to drain. Emission of methane stopped only when the soil became fully aerated. 25 refs., 5 figs., 1 tab.

  6. Start | Author Index 581-9 The Effect of Organic Acids from Rice (Oryza sativa L.) on Cadmium and Zinc Bioavailability

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    Sparks, Donald L.

    Start | Author Index 581-9 The Effect of Organic Acids from Rice (Oryza sativa L.) on Cadmium-molecular-weight organic acids (LMWOA) from roots can operate by multiple mechanisms in response to various environmental the predominant organic acids secreted in the root exudates of two Thai rice cultivars in response to Cd and Zn

  7. Functional properties and structural characterization of rice ?1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase

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    Forlani, Giuseppe; Bertazzini, Michele; Zarattini, Marco; Funck, Dietmar; Ruszkowski, Milosz; Nocek, Bogus?aw

    2015-07-28

    The majority of plant species accumulate high intracellular levels of proline to cope with hyperosmotic stress conditions. Proline synthesis from glutamate is tightly regulated at both the transcriptional and the translational levels, yet little is known about the mechanisms for post-translational regulation of the enzymatic activities involved. The gene coding in rice (Oryza sativa L.) for ?1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate (P5C) reductase, the enzyme that catalyzes the second and final step in this pathway, was isolated and expressed in Escherichia coli. The structural and functional properties of the affinity-purified protein were characterized. As for most species, rice P5C reductase was able to usemore »in vitro either NADH or NADPH as the electron donor. However, strikingly different effects of cations and anions were found depending on the pyridine nucleotide used, namely inhibition of NADH-dependent activity and stimulation of NADPH-dependent activity. Moreover, physiological concentrations of proline and NADP+ were strongly inhibitory for the NADH-dependent reaction, whereas the NADPH-dependent activity was mildly affected. Our results suggest that only NADPH may be used in vivo and that stress-dependent variations in ion homeostasis and NADPH/NADP+ ratio could modulate enzyme activity, being functional in promoting proline accumulation and potentially also adjusting NADPH consumption during the defense against hyperosmotic stress. The apparent molecular weight of the native protein observed in size exclusion chromatography indicated a high oligomerization state. We also report the first crystal structure of a plant P5C reductase at 3.40-Å resolution, showing a decameric quaternary assembly. It was possible to identify dynamic structural differences among rice, human, and bacterial enzymes.« less

  8. Mechanical characterization of filler sandcretes with rice husk ash additions. Study applied to Senegal

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    Cisse, I.K.; Laquerbe, M.

    2000-01-01

    To capitalize on the local materials of Senegal (agricultural and industrial wastes, residual fines from crushing process, sands from dunes, etc.), rise husk ash and residues of industrial and agricultural wastes have been used as additions in sandcretes. The mechanical resistance of sandcrete blocks obtained when unground ash (and notably the ground ash) is added reveals that there is an increase in performance over the classic mortar blocks. In addition, the use of unground rice husk ash enables production of a lightweight sandcrete with insulating properties, at a reduced cost. The ash pozzolanic reactivity explains the high strengths obtained.

  9. Recovery of Recombinant and Native Proteins from Rice and Corn Seed 

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    Wilken, Lisa Rachelle

    2012-02-14

    for the production of high protein germ and corn protein concentrate (CPC). The factors affecting the extraction and purification of HuLZ from rice were evaluated. Ionic strength and pH was used to optimize HuLZ extraction and cation exchange purification.... The selected conditions, pH 4.5 with 50 mM NaCl, were a compromise between HuLZ extractability and binding capacity, resulting in 90% purity. Process simulation was used to assess the HuLZ purification efficiency and showed that the processing costs were...

  10. The Impact of Tenure Arrangements and Crop Rotations on Upper Gulf Coast Rice Farms. 

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    Perry, Gregory M.; Rister, M. Edward; Richardson, James W.; Grant, Warren R.; Sij, John W. Jr

    1986-01-01

    , lenders, and landowners, among others. Throughout the study, emphasis was directed towards highlighting differences in the effect on a farm's economic viability among combi nations of two principal crop rota tions (soybeans-rice (SR) and soy beans..., the highest expected earnings being $- 23,183 for the SSR 1/7 strategy. The SSR 1/7 strategy was preferred to the other strategies (SR 1/7, SR 1/2, and SSR 1/2) for most categories of risk pref erences. Results of the sensitivity anal yses, based...

  11. 2/24/2014 News -Using Windmills Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice To Charge Portable Devices -TalkMarkets -Content http://www.talkmarkets.com/content/news/using-windmills-smaller-than-a-grain-of-rice-to-charge-portable-devices?post=39881 1/3

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    2/24/2014 News - Using Windmills Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice To Charge Portable Devices - TalkMarkets - Content http://www.talkmarkets.com/content/news/using-windmills-smaller-than with Facebook BETA Enter stocks... US Stocks Using Windmills Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice To Charge Portable

  12. Free Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice, Andrew W. Moore and Andy Hopper

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    Cambridge, University of

    as an alternative energy source to fossil fuels in the hope of mitigating our ecolog- ical footprint [4 grid requires upgrading in order to collect, store and distribute this type of energy. Addition- allyFree Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice

  13. Soil organic carbon and nutrient content in aggregate-size fractions of a subtropical rice soil under variable tillage

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    Florida, University of

    Soil organic carbon and nutrient content in aggregate-size fractions of a subtropical rice soil The effects of tillage on soil organic carbon (SOC) and nutrient content of soil aggregates can vary spatially and temporally, and for different soil types and cropping systems. We assessed SOC and nutrient levels within

  14. Combining remote sensing and ground census data to develop new maps of the distribution of rice agriculture in China

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    Combining remote sensing and ground census data to develop new maps of the distribution of rice remote sensing products, both with strengths and weaknesses. Official cropland statistics for China total cropland areas and are generally at coarse spatial resolution. Remote sensing products can provide

  15. Free Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice, Andrew W. Moore and Andy Hopper

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    Haddadi, Hamed

    Free Lunch: Exploiting Renewable Energy For Computing Sherif Akoush, Ripduman Sohan, Andrew Rice renewable en- ergy by (i) colocating datacentres with these remote energy sources, (ii) connecting them over that period. In anticipation of this growth, our industry is begin- ning to explore renewable energy

  16. OsWRKY62 is a negative regulator of basal and Xa21-mediated defense against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae in rice.

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    2008-01-01

    to Xanthomonas ory- zae pv. oryzae in rice, encodes an LRRto Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Plant J. 43, Chern, M. ,of Xantho- monas oryzae pv. oryzae AvrXa21 and implications

  17. Rice Varieties. 

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    Hodges, R. J.; Bollich, C. N.; Marchetti, M. A.; Webb, B. D.

    1979-01-01

    and millers. The variety was developed from the cross Belle Patna x Dawn and released in 1972 by the Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Beaumont. The spikelet of Labelle is straw-colored, smooth, awnless and has a faint anthocyanin... in Labelle, which is susceptible to stem rot and sheath blight, as are all long-grain varieties grown in Texas. Lebonnet. This variety was developed from the cross BI uebelle x (Belle Patna x Dawn) and released by the Texas Agricultural Research...

  18. Rice Diseases. 

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    Jones, Roger K.

    1987-01-01

    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of the dementia in the aging population. ?-amyloid peptide (A?) has been indicated as the most important hallmark of AD and also is believed to be the central trigger of ...

  19. The Needs of Texas Soils for Lime. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1919-01-01

    .. 9758 Pine ashes (leached) 47 per cent water. ... 9775 Peanut hull ashes.. ..................... 9776 Mesquite wood ashes. .................. ....................... 11227 Ashes of cactus.. 11272 Pine wood ashes..... ...................... ...................... 11273 Rice straw ashes. 11413 Pine ashes (not exposed) 16.7 per cent water 11414 Pine ashes cxposed to weather, 29.3 per cent water.. ........................ ..................... 11429 Peanut hull ashes.. 13809 Ashes from mesquite wood...

  20. Situation and outlook for foreign and domestic rice trade: recommendations to expand U.S. market share 

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    Bates, Kathy

    1991-01-01

    SITUATION AND OUTLOOK FOR FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC RICE TRADE: RECOMMENDATIONS TO EXPAND U. S. MARKET SHARE A Professional Paper by Kathy Bates Submitted to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas A&M University in partial... was compiled, I created a 157 page circular which was approved by the World Agricultural Outlook Board and published in October of 1989. This publication contains the latest available supply and distribution estimates for each country in the Foreign...

  1. Genetic analysis of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum (Panicoidae) and comparative genetics with rice (Oryzoidae)

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    Zhang, Dong; Kong, Wenqian; Robertson, Jon; Goff, Valorie H; Epps, Ethan; Kerr, Alexandra; Mills, Gabriel; Cromwell, Jay; Lugin, Yelena; Phillips, Christine; et al

    2015-12-01

    Domestication has played an important role in shaping characteristics of the inflorescence and plant height in cultivated cereals. Taking advantage of meta-analysis of QTLs, phylogenetic analyses in 502 diverse sorghum accessions, GWAS in a sorghum association panel (n = 354) and comparative data, we provide insight into the genetic basis of the domestication traits in sorghum and rice. We performed genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on 6 traits related to inflorescence morphology and 6 traits related to plant height in sorghum, comparing the genomic regions implicated in these traits by GWAS and QTL mapping, respectively. In a search for signatures ofmore »selection, we identify genomic regions that may contribute to sorghum domestication regarding plant height, flowering time and pericarp color. Comparative studies across taxa show functionally conserved ‘hotspots’ in sorghum and rice for awn presence and pericarp color that do not appear to reflect corresponding single genes but may indicate co-regulated clusters of genes. We also reveal homoeologous regions retaining similar functions for plant height and flowering time since genome duplication an estimated 70 million years ago or more in a common ancestor of cereals. In most such homoeologous QTL pairs, only one QTL interval exhibits strong selection signals in modern sorghum. Intersections among QTL, GWAS and comparative data advance knowledge of genetic determinants of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum, and add new dimensions to comparisons between sorghum and rice.« less

  2. Genetic analysis of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum (Panicoidae) and comparative genetics with rice (Oryzoidae)

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    Zhang, Dong; Kong, Wenqian; Robertson, Jon; Goff, Valorie H.; Epps, Ethan; Kerr, Alexandra; Mills, Gabriel; Cromwell, Jay; Lugin, Yelena; Phillips, Christine; et al

    2015-04-19

    Domestication has played an important role in shaping characteristics of the inflorescence and plant height in cultivated cereals. Taking advantage of meta-analysis of QTLs, phylogenetic analyses in 502 diverse sorghum accessions, GWAS in a sorghum association panel (n = 354) and comparative data, we provide insight into the genetic basis of the domestication traits in sorghum and rice. We performed genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on 6 traits related to inflorescence morphology and 6 traits related to plant height in sorghum, comparing the genomic regions implicated in these traits by GWAS and QTL mapping, respectively. In a search for signatures ofmore »selection, we identify genomic regions that may contribute to sorghum domestication regarding plant height, flowering time and pericarp color. Comparative studies across taxa show functionally conserved ‘hotspots’ in sorghum and rice for awn presence and pericarp color that do not appear to reflect corresponding single genes but may indicate co-regulated clusters of genes. We also reveal homoeologous regions retaining similar functions for plant height and flowering time since genome duplication an estimated 70 million years ago or more in a common ancestor of cereals. In most such homoeologous QTL pairs, only one QTL interval exhibits strong selection signals in modern sorghum. Intersections among QTL, GWAS and comparative data advance knowledge of genetic determinants of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum, and add new dimensions to comparisons between sorghum and rice.« less

  3. Limits on the Transient Ultra-High Energy Neutrino Flux from Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRB) Derived from RICE Data

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    D. Besson; S. Razzaque; J. Adams; P. Harris

    2006-07-24

    We present limits on ultra-high energy (UHE; E(nu)>1 PeV) neutrino fluxes from gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), based on recently presented data, limits, and simulations from the RICE experiment. We use data from five recorded transients with sufficient photon spectral shape and redshift information to derive an expected neutrino flux, assuming that the observed photons are linked to neutrino production through pion decay via the well-known 'Waxman-Bahcall' prescription. Knowing the declination of the observed burst, as well as the RICE sensitivity as a function of polar angle and the previously published non-observation of any neutrino events allows an estimate of the sensitivity to a given neutrino flux. Although several orders of magnitude weaker than the expected fluxes, our GRB neutrino flux limits are nevertheless the first in the PeV--EeV energy regime. For completeness, we also provide a listing of other bursts, recorded at times when the RICE experiment was active, but requiring some assumptions regarding luminosity and redshift to permit estimates of the neutrino flux.

  4. Genetic analysis of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum (Panicoidae) and comparative genetics with rice (Oryzoidae)

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    Zhang, Dong [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab. and Inst. of Bioinformatics; Kong, Wenqian [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab. and Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences; Robertson, Jon [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Goff, Valorie H [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Epps, Ethan [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Kerr, Alexandra [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Mills, Gabriel [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Cromwell, Jay [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Lugin, Yelena [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Phillips, Christine [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab.; Paterson, Andrew H [Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (United States). Plant Genome Mapping Lab., Inst. of Bioinformatics, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Dept. of Plant Biology, Dept. of Genetics

    2015-12-01

    Domestication has played an important role in shaping characteristics of the inflorescence and plant height in cultivated cereals. Taking advantage of meta-analysis of QTLs, phylogenetic analyses in 502 diverse sorghum accessions, GWAS in a sorghum association panel (n = 354) and comparative data, we provide insight into the genetic basis of the domestication traits in sorghum and rice. We performed genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on 6 traits related to inflorescence morphology and 6 traits related to plant height in sorghum, comparing the genomic regions implicated in these traits by GWAS and QTL mapping, respectively. In a search for signatures of selection, we identify genomic regions that may contribute to sorghum domestication regarding plant height, flowering time and pericarp color. Comparative studies across taxa show functionally conserved ‘hotspots’ in sorghum and rice for awn presence and pericarp color that do not appear to reflect corresponding single genes but may indicate co-regulated clusters of genes. We also reveal homoeologous regions retaining similar functions for plant height and flowering time since genome duplication an estimated 70 million years ago or more in a common ancestor of cereals. In most such homoeologous QTL pairs, only one QTL interval exhibits strong selection signals in modern sorghum. Intersections among QTL, GWAS and comparative data advance knowledge of genetic determinants of inflorescence and plant height components in sorghum, and add new dimensions to comparisons between sorghum and rice.

  5. Identification of Cell Wall Synthesis Regulatory Genes Controlling Biomass Characteristics and Yield in Rice (Oryza Sativa)

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    Peng, Zhaohua PEng [Mississippi State University; Ronald, Palmela [UC-Davis; Wang, Guo-Liang [The Ohio State University

    2013-04-26

    This project aims to identify the regulatory genes of rice cell wall synthesis pathways using a cell wall removal and regeneration system. We completed the gene expression profiling studies following the time course from cell wall removal to cell wall regeneration in rice suspension cells. We also completed, total proteome, nuclear subproteome and histone modification studies following the course from cell wall removal and cell wall regeneration process. A large number of differentially expressed regulatory genes and proteins were identified. Meanwhile, we generated RNAi and over-expression transgenic rice for 45 genes with at least 10 independent transgenic lines for each gene. In addition, we ordered T-DNA and transposon insertion mutants for 60 genes from Korea, Japan, and France and characterized the mutants. Overall, we have mutants and transgenic lines for over 90 genes, exceeded our proposed goal of generating mutants for 50 genes. Interesting Discoveries a) Cell wall re-synthesis in protoplasts may involve a novel cell wall synthesis mechanism. The synthesis of the primary cell wall is initiated in late cytokinesis with further modification during cell expansion. Phragmoplast plays an essential role in cell wall synthesis. It services as a scaffold for building the cell plate and formation of a new cell wall. Only one phragmoplast and one new cell wall is produced for each dividing cell. When the cell wall was removed enzymatically, we found that cell wall re-synthesis started from multiple locations simultaneously, suggesting that a novel mechanism is involved in cell wall re-synthesis. This observation raised many interesting questions, such as how the starting sites of cell wall synthesis are determined, whether phragmoplast and cell plate like structures are involved in cell wall re-synthesis, and more importantly whether the same set of enzymes and apparatus are used in cell wall re-synthesis as during cytokinesis. Given that many known cell wall synthesis pathway genes are induced by removal of cell wall, some cell wall synthesis apparatus must be shared in both cases. The cell wall re-synthesis mechanism may have broad application because our preliminary assay indicates that the cell wall characteristics are highly different from those produced during cytokinesis. A thorough understanding on the regulation of cell wall re-synthesis may lead to improvement of cell wall characteristics. b) Removal of cell wall results in chromatin decondensation Another interesting observation was that removal of cell wall was associated with substantial chromatin change. Our DNA DAPI stain, chromatin MNase digestion, histone modification proteomics, protein differential expression analysis, and DNA oligo array studies all supported that substantial chromatin change was associated with removal of cell wall treatment. It is still under investigation if the chromatin change is associated with activation of cell wall synthesis genes, in which chromatin remodeling is required. Another possibility is that the cell wall is required for stabilizing the chromatin structure in plant cells. Given that spindle fiber is directly connected with both chromatin structure and cell wall synthesis, it is possible that there is an intrinsic connection between cell wall and chromatin.

  6. 2/3/2014 The mobiles powered byWIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills' smaller than a grain of rice could one daybe fitted to our phones | ABLX Boston http://www.ablxboston.com/national/35664-the-mobiles-powered-by-wind-turbines-micro-windmills-smaller-than-a-gr

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    2/3/2014 The mobiles powered byWIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills' smaller than a grain of rice could-powered-by-wind-turbines-micro-windmills-smaller-than-a-grain-of-rice-could-one-day-be-fitted-to-our-p... 1/5 The mobiles powered by WIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills' smaller than a grain of rice could one

  7. Hull Municipal Light Plant | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LISTStar2-0057-EA JumpDuimen RiverScoring Tool JumpHuaningXinda BioPower CoHul

  8. Hull Wind Farm | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History View NewGuam: Energyarea,Magazine JumpEnergy Services (Texas)

  9. Methane emissions from rice fields: The effects of climatic and agricultural factors. Final report, March 1, 1994--April 30, 1997

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    Khalil, M.A.K.; Rasmussen, R.A.

    1997-10-01

    The work reported was performed for the purpose of refining estimates of methane emissions from rice fields. Research performed included methane flux measurements, evaluation of variables affecting emissions, compilation of a data base, and continental background measurements in China. The key findings are briefly described in this report. Total methane emissions, seasonal patterns, and spatial variability were measured for a 7-year periods. Temperature was found to be the most important variable studies affecting methane emissions. The data archives for the research are included in the report. 5 refs., 6 figs.

  10. Economic Impacts of Changes in United States Rice Price Variability on Market Efficiency, Marketing Margin and Producer Viability. 

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    Grant, W.R.; Richardson, J.W.; Brorsen, B.W.; Rister, M.E

    1984-01-01

    Station , Texas (Blank P~le fa 0rigiIlat BuDetiDJ "/ ' k ? Econolllic Illlpacts of Changes in United States Rice Price Variability on Market Efficiency, Marketing Margin, and Producer Viability W. R. GRANT, agricultural economist National... recorded. The sharp rise in prices triggered a suspension of domestic marketing quotas for P R I C E DOL/CWT 32.5 - 30.0 - 27.5 25.0 - 22.5 - 20.0 - 17.5 - 15.0 - 12.5 - 10.0 - 7.5 - Texas Mill Thailand Mill , , , , , , the 1974...

  11. Developing a fundamental understanding of biomass structural features responsible for enzymatic digestibility 

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    O'Dwyer, Jonathan Patrick

    2006-10-30

    that affect the enzymatic reactivity of biomass. The effects of acetyl content, crystallinity index (CrI), and lignin content on the digestibility of biomass (i.e., poplar wood, bagasse, corn stover, and rice straw) were explored. In this fundamental study...

  12. Gas-Phase Electronic Transitions of C17H12N+ F.-X. Hardy, C. A. Rice, O. Gause, and J. P. Maier*

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    Maier, John Paul

    Gas-Phase Electronic Transitions of C17H12N+ at 15 K F.-X. Hardy, C. A. Rice, O. Gause, and J. P ABSTRACT: The electronic spectrum of C17H12N+ , phenanthrene with a side chain, was measured in the gas, including cations, in the gas phase and at low temperatures, where all internal degrees are relaxed

  13. Modeling impacts of farming management alternatives on CO2, CH4, and N2O emissions: A case study for water management of rice

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    emissions about 40%, or 5 Tg CH4 yrÀ1 , roughly 5­10% of total global methane emissions from rice paddies contribution to the net climate impact due to the low radiative potential of CO2. The change in water. Introduction [2] Food production contributes approximately 70% of global atmospheric input of nitrous oxide (N2

  14. 4/10/2014 NANOTECHNOLOGY: World's Smallest Windmill Is Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice http://nanotech2day.blogspot.com/2014/04/worlds-smallest-windmill-is-smaller.html 1/4

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    4/10/2014 NANOTECHNOLOGY: World's Smallest Windmill Is Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice http://nanotech2day.blogspot.com/2014/04/worlds-smallest-windmill-is-smaller.html 1/4 NANOTECHNOLOGY UNLIK THE MOST TECH F r i d a y , 4 A p r i l 2 0 1 4 World's Smallest Windmill Is Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice

  15. Conversion of sugarcane bagasse to carboxylic acids under thermophilic conditions 

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    Fu, Zhihong

    2009-05-15

    in ammonium bicarbonate buffered fermentations. Residual calcium salts did not show significant effects on ammonium bicarbonate buffered fermentations. iv Lake inocula from the Great Salt Lake, Utah, proved to be feasible in ammonium bicarbonate... buffered fermentations. Under mesophilic conditions (40?C), the inoculum from the Great Salt Lake increased the total product concentration about 30%, compared to the marine inoculum. No significant fermentation performance difference, however...

  16. AFEX treatment of coastal bermudagrass, bagasse, and newspaper 

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    Jun, Jae-Hoon

    1993-01-01

    , and Newspaper. (August 1993) Jae-Hoon Jun, B. S. , Korea University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Mark T. Holtzapple The Ammonia Freeze Explosion (AFEX) process pretreats lignocellulose to increase the reactivity toward enzymatic hydrolysis.... The lignocellulose is contacted with high-pressure liquid ammonia that pretreats the fibers and decrystallizes the cellulose. Then the pressure is rapidly reduced causing the ammonia to flash violently and disrupt the fibrous structure. The combined chemical...

  17. Applications of Geometry Processing CudaHull: Fast parallel 3D convex hull on the GPU

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    El-Sana, Jihad

    detection, crystallography, metallurgy, carto- graphy, image processing, sphere packing, and point location

  18. 3/4/2014 These windmills are so tiny, you could fit 10 of them on a grain of rice | Grist http://grist.org/list/these-windmills-are-so-tiny-you-could-fit-10-of-them-on-a-grain-of-rice/ 1/2

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    -Arlington The gospel about windmills is that bigger is better. And there are advantages to building bigger windmills-Arlington went the other way, and made micro windmills so small they're "a tenth the size of a grain of rice," Raw Story says. When a windmill is that tiny, wind comes easy -- you could just wave your hand over

  19. Molecular cloning and characterization of a rice phosphoinositide-specic phospholipase C gene, OsPI-PLC1, that is activated

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    Goodman, Robert M.

    Molecular cloning and characterization of a rice phosphoinositide-speci¢c phospholipase C gene, OsPI-PLC-speci®c phospholipase C (OsPI-PLC1, Oryza sativa L. phosphoinositide-speci®c phospholipase C1). OsPI-PLC1 encodes a 599, characteristics of this class of enzymes. Expression of OsPI-PLC1 was induced by various chemical and biological

  20. Sweet-Talking the Climate? Evaluating Sugar Mill Cogeneration and Climate Change Financing in India

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    Ranganathan, Malini; Haya, Barbara; Kirpekar, Sujit

    2005-01-01

    large bagasse cogeneration plants.   The  prospects  of bagasse  cogeneration  and  wind  power  plants  because 

  1. Response of rice to ammonium and nitrate nitrogen applied at various stages of plant growth on limed and unlimed Beaumont and Lake Charles clays 

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    Gay, William Blalock, III

    1962-01-01

    and Patna1k (1 ) partially support th1s explanation. They found that lime at ths rate of one percent of the weight of the so11 increased mineralisat1on of nitrogen, but most of the n1trogen in their tests accumulated as ammonia rather than nitrate under...RESPONSE OF RICE TO AMMONIUM AND NITRATE NITROGEN APPLIED AT VARIOUS STAGES OF PLANT GROWTH ON LIMED AND UNLINED BEAUNONT AND LAKE CHARLES CLAYS A Thesis By William B. Gay, III Submitted to the Graduate Sohool of the Agricultural...

  2. Ethanol Production from Rice-Straw Hydrolysate Using Zymomonas Mobilis in a Continuous Fluidized-Bed Reactor (FBR)

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    deJesus, D.; Nghiem, N.P.

    2001-01-01

    Rice-straw hydrolysate obtained by the Arkenol's concentrated acid hydrolysis process was fermented to ethanol using a recombinant Zymomonas mobilis strain capable of utilizing both glucose and xylose in a continuous fluidized-bed reactor (FBR). The parameters studied included biocatalyst stability with and without antibiotic, feed composition, and retention time. Xylose utilization in the presence of tetracycline remained stable for at least 17 days. This was a significant improvement over the old strain, Z. mobilis CP4 (pZB5), which started to lose xylose utilization capability after seven days. In the absence of tetracycline, the xylose utilization rate started to decrease almost immediately. With tetracycline in the feed for the first six days, stability of xylose utilization was maintained for four days after the antibiotic was removed from the feed. The xylose utilization rate started to decrease on day 11. In the presence of tetracycline using the Arkenol's hydrolysate diluted to 48 g/L glucose and 13 g/L xylose at a retention time of 4.5 h, 95% xylose conversion and complete glucose conversion occurred. The ethanol concentration was 29 g/L, which gave a yield of 0.48 g/g sugar consumed or 94% of the theoretical yield. Using the Arkenol's hydrolysate diluted to 83 g/L glucose and 28 g/L xylose, 92% xylose conversion and complete glucose conversion were obtained. The ethanol concentration was 48 g/L, which gave a yield of 0.45 g/ g sugar consumed or 88% of the theoretical yield. Maximum productivity of 25.5 g/L-h was obtained at a retention time of 1.9 h. In this case, 84% xylose conversion was obtained.

  3. Investigation of the chemical interface in the soybean–aphid and rice–bacteria interactions using MALDI-mass spectrometry imaging

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    Klein, Adam T.; Yagnik, Gargey B.; Hohenstein, Jessica D.; Ji, Zhiyuan; Zi, Jiachen; Reichert, Malinda D.; MacIntosh, Gustavo C.; Yang, Bing; Peters, Reuben J.; Vela, Javier; et al

    2015-04-27

    Mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) is an emerging technology for high-resolution plant biology. It has been utilized to study plant–pest interactions, but limited to the surface interfaces. Here we expand the technology to explore the chemical interactions occurring inside the plant tissues. Two sample preparation methods, imprinting and fracturing, were developed and applied, for the first time, to visualize internal metabolites of leaves in matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI)-MSI. This is also the first time nanoparticle-based ionization was implemented to ionize diterpenoid phytochemicals that were difficult to analyze with traditional organic matrices. The interactions between rice–bacterium and soybean–aphid were investigated asmore »two model systems to demonstrate the capability of high-resolution MSI based on MALDI. Localized molecular information on various plant- or pest-derived chemicals provided valuable insight for the molecular processes occurring during the plant–pest interactions. Basically, salicylic acid and isoflavone based resistance was visualized in the soybean–aphid system and antibiotic diterpenoids in rice–bacterium interactions.« less

  4. At Rice, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is a dynamic and broad disci-pline that uses principles in mathematics, physics, and chemistry to address the challenges in engineer-

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    Natelson, Douglas

    At Rice, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is a dynamic and broad disci and formal. THE PROGRAMS The Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program is the second largest of Electrical Engineering (M.E.E.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). These degrees

  5. 2/6/2014 "Grain of rice" windmills to power smartphones of tomorrow -htxt.africa http://www.htxt.co.za/2014/01/13/tiny-windmills-could-power-the-gadgets-of-tomorrow/ 1/4

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    2/6/2014 "Grain of rice" windmills to power smartphones of tomorrow - htxt.africa http://www.htxt.co.za/2014/01/13/tiny-windmills-could-power-the-gadgets-of-tomorrow/ 1/4 Talk to us on Twitter Follow us" windmills to power smartphones of tomorrow When you think of wind energy the first thing that springs

  6. visitor parking rice village

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    H West Lot 5 Founder's Court Visitor Lot visitor parking faculty, staff, student, contract parking's court John and Anne Grove visitor parking North Lot N Bike Track MEMORIAL HERMANN AT 6400 FANNIN ST Accessible Parking Parking Lots: APB Alice Pratt Brown Hall Lot B Baker College­Housing & Dining Lot BG

  7. VOLKAN CEVHER Rice University

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    Cevher, Volkan

    Markov chain methods; Com- puter vision, machine learning, graphical models; Sensing systems, array­present Postdoctoral Fellow, DSP Group Advisor: Richard G. Baraniuk Theory and methods for model approaches to adapt current systems to a model-based setting. Information scalable analog-to-information (A2I

  8. General Announcements Rice University

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    as "Audit" or vice versa Deadline: Last day anticipated aid for fall shows as a credit on student accounts, or employment of faculty or staff.In employment, the university seeks to recruit, hire, and advance women

  9. Rice, Bryan Joseph

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration wouldMassR&D100Nationalquestionnaires 0serialIndustrial ConsumptionRibbon The

  10. The University of Tennessee UT Tree Improvement Program

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    Gray, Matthew

    mesh flat Growing medium 40% Composted rice hulls 40% Pine bark 20% Sand Fertilizer by nets Seed Collection Clean seed Viability tests Prepare seed for storage Seed Processing Plant Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain

  11. PREPARED IN COOPERATION WITH THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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    Mukhtar, Saqib

    operations, municipal wastewater treatment facilities, and food industries. A properly composted product such as rice hulls, sawdust, yard waste or manures should be fully composted. Odor No foul odor Material should Protection Agency through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Using CompostUsing Compost

  12. Church Property Litigation: A Comment on the Hull Church Case

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    Casad, Robert C.

    1970-01-01

    HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 44 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 45 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 46 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 47 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 48 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash.... & Lee L. Rev. 49 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 50 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 51 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 52 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 53 1970 HeinOnline -- 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 54 1970 Hein...

  13. Convex hulls of a curve in control theory

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    Kurbatskii, Aleksei N [Moscow School of Economics of Lomonosov MSU, Moscow (Russian Federation)

    2012-03-31

    A classification is obtained for typical singularities of the local transitivity sets of control systems on three-dimensional manifolds with nonconvex indicatrices that are closed smooth spatial curves. Bibliography: 8 titles.

  14. Convex Hull Pricing in Electricity Markets: Formulation, Analysis ...

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    Dane Schiro

    2015-05-01

    May 1, 2015 ... Since a majority of electricity market problems include transmission constraints and ... intervals, a meshed network with transmission constraints, losses, ...... Each current ISO pricing method is flexible in terms of mathematical ...

  15. Parallelization alternatives and their performance for the convex hull problem

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    Llanos, Diego R.

    ´lez-Escribano a , Diego R. Llanos a,*,1 , David Orden b,2 , Bele´n Palop a,3 a Departamento de Informa´tica, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain b Departamento de Matema´ticas, Universidad de Alcala´, Spain

  16. Obscuring Hull House-Highlighting Male Predominance in USA

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    Landsberg, Melvin

    2002-06-05

    is of a woman, and twenty-six are of men. The Biographies are typically in staccato rhythm—suggesting to me activity, not passiv-ity. They are of labor leaders, politicians, businessmen, industrialists, financiers, writers, scientists, inventors, art... Steinmetz, and Bob LaFollette. In Nineteen Nineteen: John Reed, Randolph Bourne, Theodore Roosevelt, Paxton Hibben, Woodrow Wilson, The House of Morgan, Joe Hill, Wesley Everest, and the Unknown Soldier. Also in this issue . . . Richard Layman, "A...

  17. Semidefinite representation of convex hulls of rational varieties

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    Henrion, Didier

    , shipbuilding, and other indus- tries. For example, Airbus aircrafts are designed in Toulouse with the help

  18. Semidefinite representation of convex hulls of rational varieties Didier Henrion

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    Henrion, Didier

    , automotive, shipbuilding, and other industries. Airbus aircrafts are designed in Toulouse with the help

  19. Hull Wind II Wind Farm | Open Energy Information

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  20. Federal Energy and Water Management Award Winners Christine Hull |

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  1. Carbon Offsetting: An Efficient Way to Reduce Emissions or to Avoid Reducing Emissions? An Investigation and Analysis of Offsetting Design and Practice in India and China

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    Haya, Barbara

    2010-01-01

    to fund a bagasse cogeneration plant at such a companylong after the bagasse cogeneration plant was installed Theinvested in a bagasse cogeneration plant in one of its mills

  2. 1/30/2014 These TinyWindmills Work, and Ten Could Fit in a Grain of Rice | Wired Design | Wired.com http://www.wired.com/design/2014/01/mini-windmills-power-iphone/ 1/7

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    1/30/2014 These TinyWindmills Work, and Ten Could Fit in a Grain of Rice | Wired Design | Wired.com http://www.wired.com/design/2014/01/mini-windmills-power-iphone/ 1/7 The itty-bitty blades are examples's Next Design Concept Share on Facebook 282 shares Tweet 86 184 These Tiny Windmills Work, and Ten Could

  3. 2/1/2014 Mobiles phones powered byWIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills' could be fitted to phones | Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2538700/The-wind-turbines-MOBILES-Micro-windmills-smaller-grain-rice-one-day-fit-inside-charge-phones

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    2/1/2014 Mobiles phones powered byWIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills' could be fitted to phones | Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2538700/The-wind-turbines-MOBILES-Micro-windmills-smaller-grain-rice-one-day-fit-inside-charge-phones.html 1/5 The mobiles powered by WIND TURBINES: 'Micro-windmills

  4. Author's personal copy Pyrolytic temperatures impact lead sorption mechanisms by bagasse

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    Ma, Lena

    of Environmental Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China b Department of Soil and Water Science December 2013 Accepted 11 December 2013 Available online 3 January 2014 Keywords: Pyrolysis temperature precipitation was also respon- sible for Pb sorption. Pyrolysis temperature significantly affected biochar

  5. Bagasse Pretreated with Hot Water 921 Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology Vols. 98100, 2002

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    California at Riverside, University of

    .Addingligninto Solka Floc delayed enzyme production, suggesting that lignin or other mate- rials in the lignin solids/substrates currently employed commercially for limited high- value specialty markets, would significantly reduce

  6. Effects of physical and chemical pretreatments on the crystallinity of bagasse 

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    Jones, Maxine Janette

    2009-05-15

    to improving product yields. The process uses lime pretreatment, which can be enhanced using new decrystallization pretreatment methods, namely hydrodynamic cavitation and shock tube pretreatment.Previous studies on biomass decrystallization showed an increase...

  7. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Sugarcane Bagasse Paper versus Wheat Straw Paper

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    to preserve the environment, paper manufacturers and consumers start to search for alternative raw materials ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT..........................................................................2 2.1 Material

  8. Volatile fatty acid fermentation of lime-treated bagasse by rumen microorganisms 

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    Lee, Chang-Ming

    1993-01-01

    raw substrate (or 0.82 g VFA/g dry ash-free substrate or 0.94 g VFA/g dry ash-free, lignin- free substrate). This is greater than yields previously reported in the literature using lignocellulosic substrates, and hence demonstrates the superiority...

  9. A comparative analysis of emissions from bagasse charcoal and wood charcoal

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    Ramírez, Andrés, 1982-

    2005-01-01

    Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere and is in need of cheap cooking fuel source. Currently, lump charcoal, the cooking fuel of Haiti, is made by carbonizing trees in ditches before selling the charcoal ...

  10. Design of a crushing and agglomeration process for manufacturing bagasse charcoal

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    Fan, Victoria Y. (Victoria Yue-May)

    2006-01-01

    In Haiti, wood and wood charcoal are common fuels for cooking. This practice has contributed to deforestation, leading to erosion and fatal floods. The availability of charcoal made from a different source other than wood, ...

  11. Xylose Monomer and Oligomer Yields for Uncatalyzed Hydrolysis of Sugarcane Bagasse Hemicellulose at Varying Solids Concentration

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    California at Riverside, University of

    , pretreatment must be improved if costs are to compete with conventional products. Innovative pretreatment could, a possible trend toward greater yields was observed at lower solids concentrations, but a paired difference organic fuels that have inherent convenience, infrastructure, cost, and efficiency advantages; no other

  12. Volatile fatty acid fermentation of AFEX-treated newspaper and bagasse by rumen microorganisms 

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    Blasig, Jorge Dari?o

    1991-01-01

    production vatied between 6. 6 and 8. 2 mmoles/g volatile solids (VS) digested and biogas (approximately 40% methane ranged from 0. 18 and 0. 29 L/g VS digested for organic waste materials of various origin and composition. The loading rates varied between...

  13. WEB FREE RICE Yuhei YAMAUCHI

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    Goda, Keisuke

    2008 6 2 2008 2009 COP3 TSCP SmartGrid 21 #12;27 2 IT CO2 IT 21 2 Flag-Ship Testbed Our One of Testbe

  14. Bioengineering nitrogen acquisition in rice

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    Kronzucker, Herbert J.

    gas prices caused the price of nitrogen fertilizer to nearly double.(7) Increased nitrogen use is also nitrogen application is not an ideal solution, partly from a cost perspective--in 2001, increased natural

  15. Texas Rice, Highlights in Research 

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    2002-01-01

    soil at Eagle Lake the early flood effect on biomass was less evident but still plants reached the reproductive stage earlier. Technical support for the Soils and Plant Nutrition project consist of Mike Jund (Research Associate), Darrell Hagler.../A POST on coarse soils. Research on these projects was conducted by John O’Barr, Garry McCauley and Mike Chandler. Factors Influencing Command Injury Studies are currently in progress at Eagle Lake, Ganado and Beaumont to better understand the factors...

  16. Rice Bran for Fattening Hogs. 

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    McConnell, O. E.; Williams, D. W. (David Willard)

    1922-01-01

    . . . . . . . . . . . leaf fat, 46.5" C., hack fat, 41.9" C. No. 2, grazed on peanuts. . . . . . . . . . .leaf fat, 44.8" C., back fat, 43.8" C. No. 3, no peanuts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . leaf fat, 44.9 " C., back fat, 41.7" C. No. 4, no peanuts...

  17. Varieties of Rice for Texas. 

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    Wyche, R. H. (Robert Henry); Beachell, H. M. (Henry Monroe)

    1933-01-01

    . S., Horticulture D. Scoates, A. E., Agricultural Engineering W. R. Horlacher, Ph. D., Genetia A. K. Mackey. M. S., Animal Husbandry J. R. Knox, M. S.. Animal Husbandry R. G. Reeves, Ph. D., Biolow A. L. Darndl, M. A.. Dairy Husbandry *Dean...

  18. Drying Rough Rice in Storage. 

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    Sorenson, J. W. Jr.; Crane, L. E.

    1960-01-01

    feet columna erating schedule is drying at a rate fast enou 7.2 8 1.80 to prevent mold development. Another importa : 10 3.00 consideration is simplicity of operating instrr : 9.0 8 2.50 tions requiring a minimumjof supervision of i ( 10 4....25 drying operation. Other desirable features in : 10.8 6 1.80 fan operating schedule are maximum drying eE : 8 3.25 ciency and use of minimum air flow rates. . 'Based on data presented by C. K. Shedd (2). The direction of air movement through ri a...

  19. Texas Rice, Highlights in Research 

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    2007-01-01

    practices which contribute to improving hybrid ratoon yields and milling, and (3) evaluate the use of banded fluid fertilizer at planting on hybrids. Nitrogen Rates and Timings: As new hybrids are released, each is evaluated to verify their optimum N... requirements and application timing under Texas growing conditions. The hybrids in this year’s test are XP744, Clearfield XL729, Clearfield XP745 and Clearfield XL730. Basic treatments are 90 or 120 lbs/A N applied pre-flood with an additional 30 or 60 lbs...

  20. Physical properties of various soil mixtures used for golf green construction 

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    Johns, Don

    1976-01-01

    that the Brady sand would provide a medium for growth and maintenance of turf- grass superior to either brick or concrete sand. No differences were found between peat moss and rice hulls in their effects on infiltration, water holding capacity, CEC, or root.... The mixtures were placed in 30 cm diameter containers. Green- house measurements were compared to measurements made in the USGA Physical Soil Test Laboratory. The mixtures were compacted, grass was established and the mixtures were recompacted. Infiltration...

  1. A detailed study of a method for detecting susceptibility and resistance of gramineous plants to common root rot 

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    Collins, Richard James

    1960-01-01

    -non-infested Amendments. l3 Sterilised Infested Amendments. . . . . . . , . . . 36 Live Inoculum. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS, ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 4O 53 SUMMARY . LITERATURE CITED' ~ ~ 58 62 LIST OF FIGURES Figure Page The influence of sterile whole New Nortex oatsg... or autoclaved wheat, barley, oat, rice and sorghum grains, oat hull-oat mash, oat meal and cornmeal-soil mixtures (7, 14, 29, 31, 36, 43, 45, 46). Christensen (7) pre- pared inoculum of H. sativum on sterilised wheat seed. By mixing inoculum of this type...

  2. Sweet-Talking the Climate? Evaluating Sugar Mill Cogeneration and Climate Change Financing in India

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    Ranganathan, Malini; Haya, Barbara; Kirpekar, Sujit

    2005-01-01

    2004).   Bagasse  Cogeneration  ??  Global  Review  and ?Promotion  of  biomass  cogeneration  with  power  export WADE  2004.   Bagasse  Cogeneration  –  Global  Review  and 

  3. Carbon Offsetting: An Efficient Way to Reduce Emissions or to Avoid Reducing Emissions? An Investigation and Analysis of Offsetting Design and Practice in India and China

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    Haya, Barbara

    2010-01-01

    2001. Commercial scale cogeneration of bagasse energy inS. C. Bagasse based cogeneration, India marching ahead .1998. Promotion of biomass cogeneration with power export in

  4. A Minimalist's Implementation of the 3-d Divide-and-Conquer Convex Hull Algorithm

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    Chan, Timothy M.

    School of Computer Science University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada tmchan-known and numerous. For example, we mention intersections of halfspaces, shape analysis and bounding volumes in 3-d overhead compared to the use of existing code or library routines, due to the variety of output formats

  5. Sorgo Silage, Sorgo Fodder, and Cottonseed Hulls as Roughages in Rations for Fattening Calves. 

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    Jones, J. M. (John McKinley; Black, W. H. (William Henry); Keating, F. E. (Fred Earl)

    1927-01-01

    , BUILDING. TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION B. YOUNGBLOOD, DIRECTOR COLLEGE STATION. BRAZOS COUNTY. TEXAS BULLETIN NO. 363 JULY, 1927 SORGO SILAGE,$ORGO FODDER AND COT- TONSEED HflLLS AS ROUGHAGES IN RATIONS~OR FATTENING CALVES AGRICULTURAL... of Entomology V' P ' LEE ~h' D '~rblfesor of Marketing and Finance D' S&ATE~ A. E "Professor of A ricultural Engineering H: P. SYIIT;, g. s:: Associate ~roissor of Agr!cultural Engineering Pth of July 1, 1927. **Dean. School of Veterinary Medicine. *On...

  6. More than a Hull: Religious Ritual and Sacred Space on Board the Ancient Ship 

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    Atkins, Carrie E.

    2010-07-14

    Greco-Roman religion in the ancient Mediterranean permeated aspects of everyday life, including seafaring. Besides cargo, ships transported mariners' religious beliefs from port to port, thus disseminating religious culture. ...

  7. Hull/Mooring/Riser coupled motion simulations of thruster-assisted moored platforms 

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    Ryu, Sangsoo

    2005-02-17

    -MOORED FPSO.. 63 6.1 Introduction ??????????????.??????... 63 6.2 Description of Thruster-Assisted Turret-Moored FPSO.??...?. 64 6.2.1 FPSO Particulars ????????????????... 64 6.2.2 Mooring Line and Riser Particulars?????????... 66...??????????.?.??...?... 73 6.5.1 Review of Environmental Forces??????????... 73 6.5.2 Evaluation of Commanded Thrust??????????.. 78 6.5.3 Improvement of Global Motions of FPSO?.?.????... 81 6.5.4 Reduction of Mooring/Riser Top Tensions...

  8. Implementing Complex Elementary Functions Using Exception T. E. HULL and THOMAS F. FAIRGRIEVE

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    Toronto, University of

    . FAIRGRIEVE University of Toronto and PING TAK PETER TANG Argonne National Laboratory We develop algorithms. Corresponding Fortran programs for an IEEE environment have also been developed to illustrate the practicality of the algorithms, and these programs have been tested very carefully to help confirm the correctness

  9. Hull Remains from the Pabuç Burnu Shipwreck and Early Transition in Archaic Greek Shipbuilding 

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    Polzer, Mark Edward

    2010-10-12

    In 2002 and 2003, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology excavated the remains of an East Greek ship that sank off the coast of Pabuç Burnu, Turkey, sometime in the second quarter of the sixth century B.C. The scant remains ...

  10. Hull/mooring/riser coupled dynamic analysis of a floating platform in time domain 

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    Zheng, Weizhong

    2000-01-01

    Nonlinear coupled dynamic analysis of a moored truss spar in waves with collinear winds and currents is numerically carried out in the time domain and the results are compared with those from 1:61 scale experiments and a quasi-static analysis...

  11. Nature, Causes and Correction of Discoloration of Canned Blackeye and Purple Hull Peas. 

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    Cain, R. F.; Culver, W. H.

    1952-01-01

    OF CANNED PEAS 7 from a decided rose red to a strong purple. The other, an alkaline-reacting anthocyanin, is uniformly a deep indigo blue but in mass it often appears dead black. Gortner (5) found that the melanin in sheep's wool is in- soluble..., it is pertinent to point out that anthocyanins are the gluco- sides of anthocyanidins, according to Bancroft and Ratzler (I). They found that anthocyanins can be prepared by the reduc- tion of the corresponding flavinols or the oxidation of leuco- anthocyanins...

  12. Long-Term Properties and Combinations of Stochastic Hull Girder Loads on Ships

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    Petricic, Martin

    2012-01-01

    series over multiple transcontinental voyages. These timecircle route on a transcontinental voyage, their headings (

  13. CCCCoooommmmppppaaaarrrraaaattttiiiivvvveeee PPPPrrrrooooppppeeeerrrrttttiiiieeeessss ooooffff BBBBaaaaggggaaaasssssssseeee

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    /year in sugar-related products Producing 16 Million tons of bagasse as by- product #12;Harvested Sugar Cane #12;Sugar Extraction #12;Sugar Mill #12;By-Product - Bagasse #12;By-Product - Bagasse #12;About 30 about 65 percent fiber, 25 percent pith cells, and 10 percent water soluble. Bagasse fibers average 1

  14. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201000181 Synthesis of Furfural from Xylose and Xylan

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    Raines, Ronald T.

    for utilization of impor- tant biomass feedstocks such as bagasse, corn stover, Miscan- thus, switchgrass

  15. United States based agricultural {open_quotes}waste products{close_quotes} as fillers in a polypropylene homopolymer

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    Jacobson, R.E.; Rowell, R.M.; Caulfield, D.F. [Forest Products Lab., Madison, WI (United States)] [and others

    1995-11-01

    With the advent of modern coupling agents (MAPP or maleic anhydride grafted polypropylene), the potential use of various types of renewable, sustainable agricultural byproducts as fillers in thermoplastics is explored. Over 7.7 billion pounds of fillers were used in the plastics industry in 1993. With sharp price increases in commodity thermoplastics (i.e. approximately 25% in 94`), the amount of fillers in thermoplastic materials will increase throughout the 90`s. Various types of agricultural fibers are evaluated for mechanical properties vs. 50% wood flour and 40% talc filled polypropylene (PP). The fibers included in this study are: kenaf core, oat straw, wheat straw, oat hulls, wood flour (pine), corncob, hard corncob, rice hulls, peanut hulls, corn fiber, soybean hull, residue, and jojoba seed meal. Composite interfaces were modified with MAPP to improve the mechanical properties through increased adhesion between the hydrophilic and polar fibers with the hydrophobic and non-polar matrix. The agro-waste composites had compositions of 50% agro-waste/48% PP/2% MAPP. All of the agricultural waste by-products were granulated through a Wiley mill with a 30 mesh screen and compounded in a high intensity shear-thermo kinetic mixer. The resultant blends were injection molded into ASTM standard samples and tested for tensile, flexural, and impact properties. This paper reports on the mechanical properties of the twelve resultant composites and compares them to wood flour and talc-filled polypropylene composites. The mechanical properties of kenaf core, oat straw, wheat straw, and oat hulls compare favorably to the wood flour and talc-filled PP, which are both commercially available and used in the automotive and furniture markets.

  16. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 7 

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    2006-01-01

    Federation Glyphosate-resistant Johnsongrass in Argentina Glyphosate-resistant johnson- grass has been identified in northern Argentina. While not an immediate threat to U.S. cropping fields, the development once again points to the necessity... with our Monsanto reps down in Argentina quite a bit about this. I’ve been working with them as they begin their research.” “It’s an area that’s been in pro- duction agriculture. They began (growing) Roundup Ready soy- beans there probably about seven...

  17. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 1 

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    2003-01-01

    on page 6 Christine enjoying the Beaumont Field Day with her friend and USDA co-worker Jodie Cammack. 5 Spotlight on Support in the Quality Lab Fernando Goffman - Research Chemist Fernando was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the middle child of three. His... Roebbelen from the Institute of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Georg-August University of Goettingen in Germany, a world-renowned institution for the study of plant breed- ing and Chemistry. In the end, Fernando was one of only 20 students from Argentina...

  18. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 8 

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    2005-01-01

    by reducing excess chemicals that may otherwise run off fields in rainwater, and by using buffer zones that act as filters to catch excess nutrients in runoff water. Dickinson used off-the-shelf components, the same For more information contact Dr. Don Johnson...

  19. 2013 INTERNSHIP REPORT RICE MBA FULL TIME

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    Michael Fisackerly Midstream Financial Analyst Apple Raymond Dee Marketing Analytics Intern Arcos Medical Operations Analyst Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Taylor Throckmorton Treasury Intern GE - Energy Management Elizabeth Chao GE-XD Power Delivery Intern GE - Oil & Gas Damian Savoy ECLP Summer Associate Jeff Li ECLP

  20. The Detection of Artificial Coatings on Rice

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    Lyder, Ernest E.

    1913-05-15

    by me d i d run o v e r t h i s . . I n some cases the po l i shed r i c e may be ove r 10%, but the amount o f s o l i d s i s 3o smal l tha t the we i gh t o f ash i s be low the exper imenta l e r r o r . In tha t case the r i c e i s uncoated... by me d i d run o v e r t h i s . . I n some cases the po l i shed r i c e may be ove r 10%, but the amount o f s o l i d s i s 3o smal l tha t the we i gh t o f ash i s be low the exper imenta l e r r o r . In tha t case the r i c e i s uncoated...

  1. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 3 

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    2007-01-01

    of discovery and claimed it for Spain. In 1868, Cuba declared it’s independence from Spain, but it would be many years before that became a reality. In 1897, after years of rebel outbreaks against Spanish rule Spain moved to a more conciliatory policy.... Forces in the U.S. favoring intervention in Cuba seized on this incident to accuse Spain of blowing up the ship (although Spain had no motive for doing so and there was no evidence of Spanish culpability). Swept along on a wave of nation- alist...

  2. Annual report 2007 + Rice farming\\Thailand.

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    : natural hazards and climate, ecosystems, access to water, food security, health and globalisation. In 2007 not only to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also to apply strategies enabling populations to adapt and lagoons, deserts etc.) and population health. \\Prevention and management of natural and environmental

  3. Texas Rice, Volume 1, Number 6 

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    2001-01-01

    Report, Dr. Fred Turner and Mike Jund Ratoon continued... ers were able to increase their yield and also have a ratoon, or second crop, which increased their revenue. Evatt s research findings yielded valuable advice for the early days of ratoon... quantitative assessment of leaf color, rather than relying on per- continued on next page Dr. Fred Turner at the 2001 Beaumont Field Day 5 Researcher continued... sonal vision, which varies with individuals and sunlight. Turner and Mike Jund, a research...

  4. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 3 

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    2003-01-01

    new, but after nearly a decade of use, it is still not well under- stood by many producers and researchers. Part of the prob- lem is that, depending on what state you are in and what com- modity you are referring to, the term can take on different... belt and the rest of Texas work with TWDB to develop water crop use estimates for the following five years. Producers like Ron Gertson, David Jenkins, L. G. Raun, and Haskell Simon give their time unselfishly and should be com- mended for their strong...

  5. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 4 

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    2007-01-01

    , and annual domestic biodiesel produc- tion increases to 1 billion gallons. Under Scenario 2, annual domestic ethanol production increases to 20 billion gallons by 2016, and annual domestic biodiesel production increases to 1 billion gallons... of biodiesel production in 2016 in USDA’s long-term agricultural projections released in February 2007 (baseline). Dur- ing 2007-16, domestic ethanol production increases by an average of 2 billion gallons year under Scenario 1 compared with the baseline...

  6. Cooking with Rice (not instant) (Spanish) 

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    Anding, Jenna

    2008-12-09

    blanco (no instant?neo) El arroz es un grano muy sabroso. A la mayor?a del arroz se le a?ade actualmente vitaminas del grupo B que ayudan a que el cuerpo se mantenga sano. El arroz cuenta tambi?n con un bajo contenido de grasa y no contiene ni...

  7. Farinaz Koushanfar farinaz@rice.edu

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    Mellor-Crummey, John

    and resilient designs Emerging Technologies and applications: Hybrid energy sources, integrated laser.S. in Electrical Engineering Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 12/1998 AWARDS AND HONORS · ACM SIGDA

  8. The Composition of Rice By-products. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1904-01-01

    STATION AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE OF TEXAS W. B. BIZZELL, President BULL -- -7 .ETIN NO. 291 FEBRUARY, 1922 DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY DIGESTION EXPERIMENTS B. YOUNGBLOOD, DIRECTOR CO_LTJ3GE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY, TEXAS STATION... ......................... ................. Digestible protein : 5 Productive value ............................................ 5 Vitamines .................................................. 6 ....................................... Digestion experiments 6...

  9. RICE UNIVERSITY Transport in Single Molecule Transistors

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    Natelson, Douglas

    As the size of a physical system decreases toward the nanoscale, quantum me- chanical effects characteristics that deviate from the simplest model of Kondo physics in single electron devices. We suggest explain the observed deviation. #12;Acknowledgments To begin, I would like to thank my advisor, Professor

  10. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 8 

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    2004-01-01

    decision point during the course of a season in- volves the possibility of ex- pending hard earned income (or credit) to protect the future yield and value of the developing crop. In simple terms, the only profitable management decisions are those.... During each work- shop, scientists will be presenting the latest informa- tion on post-harvest grain storage. Topics that will be covered will include 1) controlled aeration and dry- ing, 2) moisture absorption, 3) insect population growth, 4) weather...

  11. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 2 

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    2007-01-01

    provi- sions. “I was disappointed that the proposal fails to rem- edy the budget damage to the Conservation Security Program since the 2002 farm bill,” he said, following Johanns’ announcement of the proposals. “It does not restore CSP to a nationwide... higher levels of conservation practices. (Baseline budget $8 billion increased to $8.5 billion for 10 years.) Expand enrollment to 96.5 million acres from 15.5 million. CSP has also been simplified in the USDA proposal by moving from four types...

  12. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 2 

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    2004-01-01

    Foreign Agricultural Service in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for Interna- tional Development, the U.S. De- partment of State and Texas A&M University, where Borlaug is pro- fessor emeritus. flaws@primediabusiness.com Texas A&M University System...

  13. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 4 

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    2004-01-01

    to double check something you had read? How often have you tried to do this and then given up and instead resumed your reading where you left off? Downloaded pdf articles can be searched di- rectly from your computer, using software such as Adobe Acrobat... that you download from the internet can lit- erally last for ever, and as notebook computers become less and less expensive and as the quality of their screens continue to improve, you can increasingly use them in more places around the house or yard...

  14. Texas Rice, Volume VII, Number 6 

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    2007-01-01

    and petrochemical industries, but this trend is accelerating with over $10 billion in industry expan- sion slated over the next 5 years: Cheniere LNG - $1 B; Golden Pass LNG - $1 B; Sempra LNG - $1 B; Motiva Refinery expansion - $4.5 B; TOTAL refinery...

  15. 2015 INTERNSHIP REPORT RICE MBA FULL TIME

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    Marketing Intern Alliance Residential Company Fengyi Zhang Development Analyst Intern Apache Corporation Aaron Fellers Oil and Gas Marketing Intern Atwood Oceanics Shouzhen Luo Finance Intern Baker Hughes Ivy Jonathan Daum Oil and Gas Credit Analyst Andrew Pierpont Oil and Gas Credit Analyst Credit Suisse John

  16. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 5 

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    2006-01-01

    served in the U.S. Army and rose to the rank of captain. While in the Army, he performed research on water desalination and microclimate cooling, a method for cooling soldiers wearing chemical protec- tive clothing. One of Holtzapple’s current research...

  17. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 1 

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    2006-01-01

    export market with duties and tariffs, on average, over 4 times greater in other countries. Almost every family who purchases food at U.S. markets has consumed trans-genetically modified food, most without knowing it. This same argument increasingly..., others push for required labeling of genetically modified food. Other controversies include the definition of patent and property pertaining to products of genetic engineer- ing, and the possibility of unforeseen global side ef- fects as a result...

  18. Texas Rice, Volume III, Number 2 

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    2003-01-01

    of Agriculture. * Grower Profile continued... The nozzle and electrostatically-charged chemical spraying system were developed by ARS agricultural engineer James B. Carlton, now retired. Carleton de- signed the aerial application system while working...

  19. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 3 

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    2006-01-01

    , revi- talize U.S. agriculture and much of rural America. Earlier this week, while driving to a meeting in College Station, Texas, I listened to a radio interview discussing the use of cellulose to produce biofuels. The individual being interviewed... of the main crop, along with better ra- toon crop management, has helped to increase ratoon stand uniformity. The lower cutting height, however, has also increased the developmental period of the ra- toon crop. Gibberellin (GA) is a plant hormone that promotes...

  20. RADIATION SAFETY MANUAL 2014 RICE UNIVERSITY 1

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    Natelson, Douglas

    microscopes. Notify the RSO of any new radiation sources. Notify the RSO if any radiation sources with radioactive materials must attend formal radiation safety training provided by EHS. #12;RADIATION SAFETY with information concerning risk. 4. Provide suggestions for reducing exposure. 5. Monitor your radiation dose wit

  1. RICE UNIVERSITY ACCIDENT/INJURY REPORT

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    Natelson, Douglas

    /equipment Needle/sharp Explosion/implosion Machinery/fixed plant Noise Non-power tool Workstation design incident or near miss where required. Identify any factors contributing to the incident. Design issues

  2. Texas Rice, Volume II, Number 2 

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    2002-01-01

    be ready to bring in water. Dr. Garry McCauley at the Texas A&M Research Station in Eagle Lake, special- izes in water management and had the following sug- gestions. If it s going to take more than 3 days to get water down to the last cut, farmers may...

  3. Research on Rice Production in Texas. 

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    Reynolds, E. B.

    1954-01-01

    Early childhood caries (ECC) is a problematic disease that has been on the rise in young pre-school age children within the last decade. Children who have untreated dental disease early in life, are at increased risk of ...

  4. Washing of Sul Ross Statue 

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    Unknown

    2011-08-17

    be detrimental to purification efficiency and/or product activity if interact with proteins (15-17). Phytic acid is present at a higher amount than other impurities, i.e. 1 mg/g in brown rice (15) and is also found within the hulls of nuts, seeds, and grains...- bed-column filled with an ion exchange resin, and the unbound substances are washed out from the column using the starting buffer. Then, the bound proteins are sequentially eluted from the column and separated from each other (28). The presence...

  5. Particulate Waste Product Combustion System 

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    King, D. R.; Chastain, C. E.

    1984-01-01

    sive. Their low nutritive properties, resistanre to weather, great bulk with variabl density, and possession of high ash or silica content present special problems when attf>...mpting to dispose of these wastes. In the past, eccnanics dictated... with high ash or silica content into burn.ers have produced problems of fly ash in the exhaust stream causing extensive darrage to boilers f1red by th gasification process. For exanple, the contlus ioo of the rice hull pre sents a unique problem due...

  6. Experiments in Steer Feeding. 

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    Craig, John A. (John Alexander); Marshall, F. R. (Frederick Rupert)

    1904-01-01

    as to the relative value of these two very characteristic rations for steer feeding. Cotton? seed meal and hulls is the ration that is most generally used throughout the cotton belt, while corn and alfalfa will likely be conceded to be the ration which is most... STATIONS. BULLETIN NO. 76. Animal Husbandry Section. T E X A S G R S I C 1904. EXPERIMENTS IN STEER FEEDING I. RICE BY-PRODUCTS FOR STEER FEEDING. II. FODDERS FOR FEEDING STEERS WITH COTTONSEED MEAL. III. MOLASSES FOR STEER FEEDING. IV. COMPARISON...

  7. Construction of a rice glycosyltransferase phylogenomic database and identification of rice-diverged glycosyltransferases.

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    Cao, Pei-Jian; Bartley, Laura E; Jung, Ki-Hong; Ronald, Pamela C

    2008-01-01

    engineering for biofuel production: towards affordablethe use of lignocellulose for biofuel production. In To whomcell walls for biofuel production. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

  8. Effect of hull gap on pressure distribution under PAR platform Randy Lee M. Mallari1 and Dr. Konstantin Matveev2

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    Collins, Gary S.

    . Konstantin Matveev2 1 University of California, Berkeley CA 94704 2 School of Mechanical Engineering-pressure air cushion, formed by decelerating jets injected by front propulsors under the platform. In practical

  9. Fattening Steers on Cottonseed Meal and Cottonseed Hulls With and Without Corn; The Influence of Age on Fattening Steers. 

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    Jones, J. M. (John McKinley); Lush, Jay L. (Jay Laurence); Jones, James Hazlitt

    1923-01-01

    were not includ in the test and one other was removed from Lot IV in the second mon~ll of the experiment. The steers were divided into two lots on the basis of weight, the amount of flesh they carried, and their clesirable feeder characteristics... it was evidently unfair to include his last thirty days' performance. The steers of Lot 4 were weighed on the 105th daj7 and showed a good gain (2.28 pounds per head per day) for the preceding fifteen days, but 2d only .39 pouncl per day, for the following...

  10. An Analysis of Wind Power Development in the Town of Hull, MA_Appendix 3_LaCapra Update 2012

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    Adams, Christopher

    2013-06-30

    This presentation covers an objective, market-based, review of the financial assessment of building offshore facilities of 15 or 25 MW.

  11. Assessment of Global Buckling and Fatigue Life for Steel Catenary RIser by Hull-Riser-Mooring Coupled Dynamic Analysis Program 

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    Eom, Taesung

    2013-08-01

    Steel Catenary Riser (SCR) is a popular solution for a floating production facility in the deep and ultra-deep ocean. In the analysis of SCR, the behavioral characteristics are investigated to check the failure modes by ...

  12. An Analysis of Wind Power Development in the Town of Hull, MA_Appendix 1_MEPA Certificate

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    Adams, Christopher

    2013-06-30

    This appendix consists of the CERTIFICATE OF THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOTIFICATION FORM.

  13. Sweet-Talking the Climate? Evaluating Sugar Mill Cogeneration and Climate Change Financing in India

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    Ranganathan, Malini; Haya, Barbara; Kirpekar, Sujit

    2005-01-01

    case  with  any  bagasse  cogeneration  project  in  India,  use  of  bagasse  as  a  renewable  energy Case Studies and their Sources of Funding  Funding Mechanism  Ministry of Non?Conventional  Energy Sources / Indian Renewable 

  14. A Techno-Economic Assessment of Hydrogen Production by

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    .0 Resource Assessment of Biomass Feedstocks 1.1 Bagasse, Sw itch Grass, and Nut Shell Availability and Cost 1

  15. TECHNIQUES FOR MEASURING CIRCUMSOLAR RADIATION

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    Hunt, A.J.

    2011-01-01

    6-10, 1977. Jeys, T.H. , and Vant-Hull, L.L. (1976). SolarMore recently Jeys and Vant-Hull described an instrument toabout the sun (Jeys and Vant-Hull, 1976). The measurement

  16. Maintaining the Fertility of Rice Soils : A Chemical Study. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1906-01-01

    The goals of this thesis are to assess the distribution of 230Th and 232Th along a latitudinal gradient in the Central Equatorial Pacific Ocean (~155° W - 159°W) at two sites: 8°N and the equator. In so doing, I test for ...

  17. RICE UNIVERSITY Argos: Practical Base Stations for Large-scale

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    Zhong, Lin

    , Thesis Committee: Lin Zhong, Chair Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Ashutosh Sabharwal Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Edward Knightly Professor Electrical-scale Beamforming by Clayton W. Shepard MU-MIMO theory predicts manyfold capacity gains by leveraging many antennas

  18. Evaluation of High Solids Alkaline Pretreatment of Rice Straw

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    Cheng, Yu-Shen; Zheng, Yi; Yu, Chao Wei; Dooley, Todd M.; Jenkins, Bryan M.; VanderGheynst, Jean S.

    2010-01-01

    19. Oates, J. A. H. (2007). Lime and Limestone 207–211. 20.1–28. 41. Kim, S. H. (2005). Lime pretreatment and enzymaticunwashed biomass. Keywords Lime . Calcium hydroxide . Sodium

  19. Relationship between physical, chemical and processing properties of rice 

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    Parial, Lucila Beatrice Calupitan

    1968-01-01

    gelatinization tempera- ture. Kihara and Kajikawa (27) noted that high temperatures during ripening gave a slower rate of alkal1 d1gestion of the endosperm which indicated a high gelatinization temperature range. Relation of elatinization tern erature to some...

  20. Engineering Nanotechnology at Rice University has been huge

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    in high-performance rigid-rod polymer and carbon nanotube fibers, X-ray scattering studies of fibers namesake. For the past 44 years he has conducted research in polymer physics, concentrating on structure and liquid crystalline films, polymer dispersed liquid crystals, and theoretical studies of ultimate polymer

  1. FEBRUARY 2013 BRADLEY C. PARKS AND ZACHARY J. RICE

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    Fashing, Norman

    of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce of the Comoros. We also received valuable feedback on our survey

  2. International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers

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    Zhou, Nan

    2008-01-01

    of the average electricity consumption of IH electric riceannual estimated electricity consumption, and annualcosts. The annual electricity consumption is calculated

  3. The President's Lecture Series of Diverse Scholars, Rice University ...

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    Rodrigo Bauelos,

    2006-12-21

    Nov 28, 2006 ... Marquis Pierre–Simon De Laplace (1749–1827), the operator lies at the heart of the mathematical description of heat, light, sound, electricity,.

  4. Predicting the life cycle of rice varieties in Texas 

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    Gambrell, Stefphanie Michelle

    2006-04-12

    once it reaches the market. This study develops a regression model, which includes competition and the characteristics of a specific variety, to estimate the life cycle of new varieties and hybrids. In addition, simulation techniques are utilized...

  5. Diurnal variations in methane emission from rice plants 

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    Laskowski, Nicholas Aaron

    2004-11-15

    with uncontrolled soil temperature than for plants with controlled soil temperature. Soil temperature at a 5 cm depth explained 46% of the emission variation. Soil temperature affects the source of methane in the soil while transpiration promotes the uptake...

  6. Missing Rice in the Philippines: Measurement and Meaning

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    Mehta, Aashish; Jha, Shikha

    2010-01-01

    2003 Master Sample for Philippines House- hold Surveys, 9thFood Authority Reforms in the Philippines, in: Rashid, S. ,the case of the Philippines National Food Authority, in:

  7. Kamin Whitehouse 501 Rice Hall Charlottesville, VA 22904-4740

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    Whitehouse, Kamin

    Workshop on Energy-Efficiency in Buildings (BuildSys) Advisory Board Member 2007 -- present Fruition on Energy-Efficiency in Buildings (BuildSys) TPC Co-Chair 2012 ACM/IEEE Information Processing in Sensor

  8. Nonlinear Dynamics and Fractal Avalanches in a Pile of Rice

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    Wijngaarden, Rinke J.

    Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1081, 1081HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands rw@nat.vu.nl 2 Division of Physics has been reported [9] (based on power law scaling of avalanches only). We study experimentally a 3

  9. Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2005-01-01

    be more severely affected by decreased nutritional content in their staple crops. Erik De Castro/Reuters 7 verse normal ground water flow toward the ocean, leading to saline water intrusion into aqui- fers. Further increases in usage would force so... of California, Los Angeles, the west Siberian peat bog could hold some 70 billion tons of methane, a quarter of all of the methane stored in the ground around the world. The permafrost is likely to take many decades at least to thaw, but calculations by Dr Sitch...

  10. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2004-01-01

    seedling vigor, especially when planting early in cool weather (3/4 oz/cwt of seed was suggested for Jefferson). One grower cautioned, though, that using GA at the rate of 1 oz/cwt makes Cocodrie spindly and herbicide sensitive, especially to Command. Main... has proven to be the most effective control. Main Crop Disease Control As is the case with weeds, disease control in the first crop is essential for a high yielding ratoon crop. Field history, variety, plant density and weather will dictate the need...

  11. business.rice.edu/ee Certificate in Finance & Accounting

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    to update his or her knowledge of basic finance and accounting. It is particularly applicable to individuals whose backgrounds are in functional areas such as marketing, sales, manufacturing, HR, and engineering to both Economic Value Added (EVA) and capital expenditure analysis. Module learning objectives: Gain

  12. RICE UNIVERSITY Millimeter Wave Transmission Spectroscopy of 2D

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    Natelson, Douglas

    gated/polished sample which can be mounted on the specially designed sample holder. From temperature condensed matter physics. In addition to my advisor, I would like to thank my other committee

  13. International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers

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    Zhou, Nan

    2008-01-01

    international standards and technical options of reducingstandards and test procedures, and assessment of technicalstandards, review of international test procedures, and assessment of technical

  14. Disease Management and Microalgal Biofertilization for Rice Production 

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    Moncayo Lema, Luis Patricio

    2015-06-22

    . Fluxapyroxad, propiconazole alone and in combination with azoxystrobin or trifloxystrobin were highly effective controlling NBLS. However, azoxystrobin was not effective to control NBLS. In the third study in the greenhouse, microalgal biomass concentrate...

  15. Texas Rice, Volume VI, Number 9, Winter Issue 

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    2006-01-01

    the driplines was dependent on the PAN evaporation and rainfall for the period. A flow meter, placed directly after the irrigation pump, measured the volume of water applied to the drip-irrigated plots. A flow meter placed on the bonnet at the top... entirely on groundwater. In the long run, the result of the “no LSWP” sce- nario would be a complete reliance upon groundwater for irrigation. This would likely result in pumping that would exceed the sustainable capacity of the aquifer...

  16. http://medmyst.rice.eduMEDmyst magazine medmyst magazine

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    is a highly contagious and often deadly disease. It has been one of the most dreaded infectious diseases is Variola (var-e- ola) major. Smallpox is extremely contagious and can move from person to person very

  17. FOLLOW US ON: Rice University's Richard Tapia to Receive

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    forecasting, climate modeling, energy exploration and production, drug discovery, developing HOME CONTACT US 2011 Texas Energy Summit 2011 Annual Conference 2011 TAMEST Endowment Campaign 2010 Annual Report. Unlike telescopes or particle accelerators, systems like Stampede help researchers across all disciplines

  18. Imazethapyr: red rice control and resistance, and environmental fate 

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    Avila, Luis Antonio de

    2005-11-01

    memoriam). To my family in Brazil. To the Brazilian people. vi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank to Dr. Senseman for his guidance during my degree. I would like to thank Dr. McCauley for his advice and help in bringing me here for my degree... to thank my family, my brothers, and sisters, and my friends I left in Brazil and to new friends that I met in College Station. I am thankful to my mentors during my academic studies, in chronologic order: Dr. Jos? Fernando Schlosser, Prof. Isa...

  19. Rice Paddy to Wheatfield: Caodaism in America's Heartland

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    Ford, Lyall Lee

    2011-04-27

    Caodaism is a new religious movement which combines elements of the belief systems of many of the world's religions. Created in 1926 in Vietnam, Caodaism grew to become the third largest religion in Vietnam in only a few ...

  20. Ecological, Economic and Policy Alternatives for Texas Rice Agriculture 

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    Wui, Yong-Suhk; Tierce, Kelly; Nicholson, Jill; Mizell, Kelly; Krohn, Michelle R.; Kennedy, Elizabeth; Henry, April; Harris, Jeanine; Cowman, Deborah F.; Torres -Conkey, April Ann; Canzoneri, Nicole; Franklin, James C.; Woodward, Richard T.; Vedlitz, Arnold; Slack, R. Douglas; Lacher, Thomas E.; Alston, Letitia T.

    2000-09-25

    An interdisciplinary research team, working in collaboration with and under the auspices of the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, conducted a two...

  1. Rice Transformation as a Means to Study Gene Expression 

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    Jiang, Yiming

    2010-10-12

    and pollen expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) from T0 plants revealed that 64% bore a single locus T-DNA insertion in which half had one T-DNA copy. Additive transgene expression was observed fromT0 plants with GFP driven by mUbi1 promoter. Transgenic...

  2. JAMES A. BAKER III INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RICE UNIVERSITY

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    Laughlin, Robert B.

    of technically recoverable natural gas. A recent study by the Baker Institute indicates that removing gas (LNG) import dependence.3 This is particularly salient since natural gas is becoming INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY. #12;The OCS Leasing Moratorium 3 As the price of gasoline reaches unprecedented

  3. Towards establishment of a rice stress response interactome.

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    2011-01-01

    Crop Biotech Institute, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Korea, 5 Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science

  4. Wild Rice Electric Coop, Inc | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX ECoop IncIowa (Utility Company)Idaho)VosslohWest PlainsAssn,

  5. membrane-rice-university | netl.doe.gov

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power AdministrationRobust,Field-effectWorkingLosThe 26th AnnualHistoryMIII: The ManhattanCO2 CaptureCombined

  6. John Rice Irwin, part 1 | Y-12 National Security Complex

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration would likeUniverseIMPACT EVALUATIONIntroducingJobs Human ResourcesJohn LushetskyJohn R.1 John

  7. John Rice Irwin, part 2 | Y-12 National Security Complex

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration would likeUniverseIMPACT EVALUATIONIntroducingJobs Human ResourcesJohn LushetskyJohn R.1 John2

  8. NETL, USDA design coal-stabilized biomass gasification unit

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    2008-09-30

    Coal, poultry litter, contaminated corn, rice hulls, moldly hay, manure sludge - these are representative materials that could be tested as fuel feedstocks in a hybrid gasification/combustion concept studied in a recent US Department of Energy (DOE) design project. DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) collaborated to develop a design concept of a power system that incorporates Hybrid Biomass Gasification. This system would explore the use of a wide range of biomass and agricultural waste products as gasifier feedstocks. The plant, if built, would supply one-third of electrical and steam heating needs at the USDA's Beltsville (Maryland) Agricultural Research Center. 1 fig., 1 photo.

  9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation and Marine Transportation: Mitigation Potential and Policies

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    McCollum, David L; Gould, Gregory; Greene, David L

    2010-01-01

    cycle or diesel-electric engines, and optimized hull andcycle or diesel-electric engines, and optimized hull andof smaller diesel-electric engines, each optimized for a

  10. Effect of submergence on alleviation of soil acidity and availability of nutrients in a rice-rice ecosystem

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    Bhaskaran, Usha Pankajam Dr.; Varghese, Thomas Dr

    2009-01-01

    with manganese dioxide and lime. Proc. Bankok Symp. Acidsubmergence, application of lime @ 1000 kgha -1 and washingrice without addition of lime. Fig. 1 Kinetics of av ailable

  11. Effect of submergence on alleviation of soil acidity and availability of nutrients in a rice-rice ecosystem

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    Bhaskaran, Usha Pankajam Dr.; Varghese, Thomas Dr

    2009-01-01

    the kinetics of the availability of nutrients. Soil sampleswas noticed. Phosphorus availability increased in all soilsof Kerala to increase pH, availability of nutrients and to

  12. Identifying and tracking evolving water masses in optically complex aquatic environments

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    Palacios, Sherry Lynn

    2012-01-01

    Temp, Sal] [Temp, Sal] [Temp, Sal] Mooring ID RISO RICERINO RISO RICERINO RISO RICE RINO RISO RICE RINO RISO RICE RINO RISO RICE

  13. R/V Ka`imikai-O-Kanaloa The R/V KOK is a 223' single-hulled vessel owned

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    by the University of Hawaii Marine Center. The ship was modified in 1993 to serve as the primary support ship'6" RANGE 15,000 nm (60 days -- Fuel) GROSS TONNAGE Registered:259 | International: 1514 DISPLACEMENT 1,961 tons FUEL CAPACITY 98,000 Gal. FULLY AIR CONDITIONED COMPLEMENT(General Oceanography): · CREW 14

  14. A Test of the Relative Values of Cotton Seed Meal and Silage, and Cotton Seed Meal and Cotton Seed Hulls for Fattening Cattle. 

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    Burns, John C.; Metcalfe, T. P.

    1912-01-01

    the experiment, no scouring or digestive disorders being indicated. ? 9? The weather conditions were unusually severe during the greater portion o f the period that the experiment was in progress. A few days after the cattle were started On feed a heavy... their estimate o f the cattle on the h ooks: - 1 3 - h e PH M x p A V r ) G E i h MA 2D m ) IOC h M ) MPA Gi n ) G C ) C p PM Ei n ) G C ) C U April 12, 1912. Prof. J. C. Burns, A . & M. College, College Station, Texas. t N ) I h P I o W e attach...

  15. RAMAN SANYAL, FRANK SOTTILE, AND BERND STURMFELS Abstract. An orbitope is the convex hull of an orbit of a compact group acting linearly

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    Sottile, Frank

    of an orbit of a compact group acting linearly on a vector space. These highly symmetric convex bodies lie of an orbit of a compact algebraic group G acting linearly on a real vector space. The orbit has the structure orbitopes lies at the heart of convex algebraic geometry ­ the fusion of convex geometry and (real

  16. Evapotranspiration of Cool-Season Turfgrasses in the Humid Northeast' L. J. Aronson, A. J. Gold, R. J. Hull, and J. L. Cisar2

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    Gold, Art

    Evapotranspiration of Cool-Season Turfgrasses in the Humid Northeast' L. J. Aronson, A. J. Gold, R that will lower water requirements as competition for water use increases. Transpiration accounts for most of the water lost from a dense turfgrass canopy (Beard, 1973). It has been established that transpiration rate

  17. Page 1 of 10 Electronic Neurons

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    Ayers, Joseph

    -degree of freedom legs actuated by nitinol artificial muscles are attached to the hull. Anterior claw

  18. Methodological and Practical Considerations for Developing Multiproject Baselines for Electric Power and Cement Industry Projects in Central America

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    Murtishaw, Scott; Sathaye, Jayant; Galitsky, Christina; Dorion, Kristel

    2008-01-01

    energy projects (small hydro and bagasse co-generators) andPCF) in Guatemala for a small hydro project assumes that the

  19. Methodological and Practical Considerations for Developing Multiproject Baselines for Electric Power and Cement Industry Projects in Central America

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    Murtishaw, Scott; Sathaye, Jayant; Galitsky, Christina; Dorion, Kristel

    2008-01-01

    cogeneration (bagasse and heavy fuel oil), and reciprocatingwhen it is available and heavy fuel oil for supplying powerengines burning heavy fuel oil, whereas prior to that, the

  20. Methodological and Practical Considerations for Developing Multiproject Baselines for Electric Power and Cement Industry Projects in Central America

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    Murtishaw, Scott; Sathaye, Jayant; Galitsky, Christina; Dorion, Kristel

    2008-01-01

    projects. Several bagasse cogeneration and hydro projects,In addition, existing cogeneration facilities in the sugardelivered to the grid by cogeneration facilities were

  1. Stanislav Nikolaev Kotsev, http://python.rice.edu/~kolomeisky/kotsev.html, skotsev@rice.edu Ph.D. RESEARCH (THEORY) [1,2

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    and Porra [4] we have transformed the differential equation into an integral one and obtained both numerical was absorbed with probability 1-p or reflected elastically with probability p. We were calculating the mean , and position x0. This quantity satisfies an inhomogeneous Fokker - Planck differential equation with specific

  2. The Interaction of Propanil+Thiobencarb with Imazethapyr and Imazamox for Enhanced Red Rice (Oryza spp.) Control in Imidazolinone-Tolerant Rice (Oryza sativa L.) 

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    Jones, Trevor Nelson

    2014-04-28

    from each plant and analyzed using Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry to quantify radioactivity. Significantly more ^(14)C-imazamox was recovered from the cuticle when imazamox was applied alone, resulting in lower amounts of imazamox absorption...

  3. Solar Grade Silicon from Agricultural By-products

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    Richard M. Laine

    2012-08-20

    In this project, Mayaterials developed a low cost, low energy and low temperature method of purifying rice hull ash to high purity (5-6Ns) and converting it by carbothermal reduction to solar grade quality silicon (Sipv) using a self-designed and built electric arc furnace (EAF). Outside evaluation of our process by an independent engineering firm confirms that our technology greatly lowers estimated operating expenses (OPEX) to $5/kg and capital expenses (CAPEX) to $24/kg for Sipv production, which is well below best-in-class plants using a Siemens process approach (OPEX of 14/kg and CAPEX of $87/kg, respectively). The primary limiting factor in the widespread use of photovoltaic (PV) cells is the high cost of manufacturing, compared to more traditional sources to reach 6 g Sipv/watt (with averages closer to 8+g/watt). In 2008, the spot price of Sipv rose to $450/kg. While prices have since dropped to a more reasonable $25/kg; this low price level is not sustainable, meaning the longer-term price will likely return to $35/kg. The 6-8 g Si/watt implies that the Sipv used in a module will cost $0.21-0.28/watt for the best producers (45% of the cost of a traditional solar panel), a major improvement from the cost/wafer driven by the $50/kg Si costs of early 2011, but still a major hindrance in fulfilling DOE goal of lowering the cost of solar energy below $1/watt. The solar cell industry has grown by 40% yearly for the past eight years, increasing the demand for Sipv. As such, future solar silicon price spikes are expected in the next few years. Although industry has invested billions of dollars to meet this ever-increasing demand, the technology to produce Sipv remains largely unchanged requiring the energy intensive, and chlorine dependent Siemens process or variations thereof. While huge improvements have been made, current state-of-the-art industrial plant still use 65 kWh/kg of silicon purified. Our technology offers a key distinction to other technologies as it starts one step upstream from all other Sipv production efforts. Our process starts by producing high purity SiO2/C feedstocks from which Sipv can be produced in a single, chlorine free, final EAF step. Specifically, our unique technology, and the resultant SiO2/C product can serve as high purity feedstocks to existing metallurgical silicon (Simet) producers, allowing them to generate Sipv with existing US manufacturing infrastructure, reducing the overall capital and commissioning schedule. Our low energy, low CAPEX and OPEX process purifies the silica and carbon present in rice hull ash (RHA) at low temperatures (< 200C) to produce high purity (5-6 Ns) feedstock for production of Sipv using furnaces similar to those used to produce Simet. During the course of this project we partnered with Wadham Energy LP (Wadham), who burns 220k ton of rice hulls (RH)/yr generating 200 GWh of electricity/yr and >30k ton/yr RHA. The power generation step produces much more energy (42 kWh/kg of final silicon produced) than required to purify the RHA (5 kWh/kg of Sipv, compared to 65 kWh/kg noted above. Biogenic silica offers three very important foundations for producing high purity silicon. First, wastes from silica accumulating plants, such as rice, corn, many grasses, algae and grains, contain very reactive, amorphous silica from which impurities are easily removed. Second, plants take up only a limited set of, and minimal quantities of the heavy metals present in nature, meaning fewer minerals must be removed. Third, biomass combustion generates a product with intrinsic residual carbon, mixed at nanometer length scales with the SiO2. RHA is 80-90 wt% high surface area (20 m2/g), amorphous SiO2 with some simple mineral content mixed intimately with 5-15 wt% carbon. The mineral content is easily removed by low cost, acid washes using Mayaterials IP, leading to purified rice hull ash (RHAclean) at up to 6N purity. This highly reactive silica is partially extracted from RHAclean at 200 C in an environmentally benign process to adjust SiO2:C ratios to those needed in EA

  4. "SYSTEMS ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS

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    -Carderock Innovation Center Charter: "Provide a mechanism to have 3-to-6-member, full- time, multi Ship Propulsor/Hull Concepts ['90] 5. Automated Ship Hull Husbandry Vehicle [`91] 6. Advanced Submarine

  5. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, VOL. 45, NO. 4, APRIL 2007 1039 The Effects of Scattering Angle and Cumulus Cloud

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    Zeng, Ning

    Vant-Hull, Alexander Marshak, Lorraine A. Remer, and Zhanqing Li Abstract--The effect of scattering-42-57, and in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant ATM0425069. B. Vant-Hull is with the Department

  6. Smoke over haze: Aircraft observations of chemical and optical properties and the effects on heating rates and stability

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    Zeng, Ning

    Park, Maryland, USA Lackson T. Marufu, Brian L. Vant-Hull, Charles A. Piety, Bruce G. Doddridge, heating Citation: Taubman, B. F., L. T. Marufu, B. L. Vant-Hull, C. A. Piety, B. G. Doddridge, R. R

  7. Search for: All records | SciTech Connect

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    Larry Hull (3) Laurence C. Hull (3) Markus Flury (3) Mitchell A. Plummer (3) Robert W. Smith (3) Carl Palmer (2) George D. Redden (2) Ghanashyam Neupane (2) James B. Harsh (2)...

  8. Using variable importance measures from causal inference to rank risk factors of schistosomiasis infection in a rural setting in China

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    Sudat, Sylvia EK; Carlton, Elizabeth J; Seto, Edmund YW; Spear, Robert C; Hubbard, Alan E

    2010-01-01

    cleaning and water diverting, planting rice, harvesting ricehad any water contact associated with rice harvesting, ricewater contact activities will be referred to subsequently as laundry, tool washing, bathing, swimming, ditch digging, rice planting, rice harvesting,

  9. A Hybrid of Plot-based and Character-based Interactive Storytelling

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    Tan, Ah-Hwee

    -linear Projection-Onto-Convex-Hull, with im- plementation similar to [4]. Some authors [1, 10] formu- lated

  10. Akademisches Auslandsamt StudiOS Studierenden Information Osnabrck

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    Steinhoff, Heinz-Jürgen

    'Ouest, Angers 5 Université d'Angers 6 GROßBRITANNIEN University of Hull 7 Keele University 8 POLEN University

  11. Does Superstring Theory Have a Conformally Invariant Limit?

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    John H. Schwarz

    2000-08-01

    This talk describes a proposal, due to Hull, for a conformally invariant limit of superstring theory in six dimensions.

  12. The dynamic response of clamped rectangular Y-frame and corrugated core sandwich plates

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    Fleck, Norman A.

    . (2003). One such innovation has been the Schelde Shipbuilding2 sandwich design of ship hulls with a Y

  13. L. St-Pierre N. A. Fleck1

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    Fleck, Norman A.

    of sandwich construction is the Y-frame double hull design, as proposed by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding2

  14. John Scott Russell (1808-1882) -in the same league as Stephenson and Brunel? All Exhibits are from the Archives of the Institution of Civil Engineers

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    Wirosoetisno, Djoko

    power and iron hulls for ocean-going vessels at Caird's shipyard in Greenock. He published extensively

  15. The "Betrayed Resistance" in Valentino Orsini’s Corbari (1970) and Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900 (1976)

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    Gavin, Dominic

    2014-01-01

    Játékfilmstúdió, 2011, DVD. Riso amaro (Bitter Rice).with neorealist themes in Riso amaro (Bitter Rice, 1949), or

  16. COMPILATION OF CURRENT HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS July 1976

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    Kelly, R.L.

    2012-01-01

    RICE UNIV. RESEARCH ESTAB. RISO ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OFQUNS RAMA REED REHO RHEL RICE RISO RMCS ROCH ROCK ROMA RUTG

  17. COMPILATION OF CURRENT HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS - July 1976

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    Kelly, R.L.

    2010-01-01

    RICE UNIV. RESEARCH ESTAB. RISO ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OFQUNS RAMA REED REHO RHEL RICE RISO RMCS ROCH ROCK ROMA RUTG

  18. COMPILATION OF CURRENT HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS

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    Kelly, R.L.; Particle Data Group

    2008-01-01

    RICE UNIV. RESEARCH ESTAB. RISO ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OFQUNS RAMA REED REHO RHEL RICE RISO RMCS ROCH ROCK ROMA RUTG

  19. Factors Affecting the Performance of a Shipboard Acoustic Correlation

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    Griffiths, Gwyn

    Transducer & Bubble shield Forward t View of the bottom of DiscoveryÕs hull in dry dock t Tear drop outer bubble shield & flared inner shield t Transducer retracted to be flush with the hull (shown here before ACCP Transducer Hull No 6 Fuel Tank 50 m3 max. Fuel Oil Coupling Rc C RL Top Hat Simplified equivalent

  20. Suhas Vhanmane Research and Rule Development Division,

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    Bhattacharya, Baidurya

    . In this paper, the effect of randomness in yield strength and in the initial imperfections on ultimate hull to longitudinal bend- ing, transverse bending, and torsion. The ultimate hull girder strength is the maximum bending capacity that a ship hull girder can sustain under longitudinal bending. For structural

  1. New and Emerging Technology (Water Column) Glen Rice, Samuel Greenaway, Tom Weber and Jonathan Beaudion

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    New Hampshire, University of

    to offshore engineers siting wind turbines. In addition to high resolution bathymetry, these communities

  2. Subscriber access provided by RICE UNIV Environmental Science & Technology is published by the American Chemical

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    Alvarez, Pedro J.

    delivery, solid state lighting, and solar cells (1-5). They are available in various sizes and compositions, and typically consist of a CdSe, CdTe, ZnSe, or PbSe core surrounded by a zinc or cadmium sulfide shell (6 October 17, 2008. Accepted October 21, 2008. Quantumdots(QDs)areincreasinglybeingusedforelectronics, solar

  3. Evaluation of a Rice/Soy Fermentate on Broiler Performance, Litter Characteristics, and Fecal Odorant Volatilization 

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    Williams, Mallori

    2012-10-19

    , 2000). As manure decomposes, as many as 80 to 200 odorous compounds can be produced. Some of the principle classes of odorous compounds include amines, sulfides, volatile fatty acids, indoles, skatoles, mercaptans, alcohols, and carbonyls (Choi et...; Vomitus 0.19 ? Isobutyric Acid Rancid; Butter; Cheese 1.5 ? Valeric Acid Foul 0.037 ? Isovaleric Acid Fatty Acid; Sweat; Buttery 0.078 ? Indole Piggy; Mothball; Burnt; Musty 0.3 ? Skatole Outhouse; Fecal 0.0056 ? Dimethyl Sulfide Decayed Cabbage 3 ?...

  4. Water balance of Pin-Point and Flush-Flood irrigated rice 

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    Roel Dellazoppa, Alvaro

    1996-01-01

    . Three plots were subjected to the PinPoint irrigation technique and three to the Flush-Flood method. Nine non-weighing lysimeters per plot were installed to measure infiltration, transpiration and evapotranspiration. Three pots containing soil and three...

  5. The markets of adversity: or why the rich don't buy rice

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    Crow, Ben D

    2001-01-01

    Backwardness under Semi Feudalism,' Economic Journal, March.92. Brenner, R. (1987), 'Feudalism,' i n J. Eatwell et al. ,

  6. Performance of Site-Specific Nutrient Management in a Rice-Wheat Cropping System

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    Khurana, Harmandeep S; Sidhu, Ajmer; Singh, Bijay; Singh, Yadvinder

    2009-01-01

    farms in Punjab, India. Descriptive statistics are based onfarms in Punjab, India. Descriptive statistics are based on

  7. Effect of soil temperature on resistance of rice to seedling blight caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc 

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    Weerapat, Praphas

    1964-01-01

    I":". . -"';-'. , ;::::, RP9?C2 '|GZ - GGt'W "ZR%Zh&'~I'Tgfi *" zo?: 3~Gh'&IPWI|tG! Eh QZ 'BXCAK. - TQ '-, ';: ?' ! ', -':;, i", , ;. :;?-i;'!:G :. BGGZZIIG BBIZGGG, ':G"G", Kl'GZ' h il 'ZZZIIGXIIXGLGZGBZZ;::"BGG. ''::, . :":G ';"', . '?'i... . ". -", "!4&, ";;. . "-TQj:. :. W$4'j@"+hg4ja, " gp, . '. ~@@i"-W? i:RICO, ". "keX5 q -4X'q '. "' ~= ', , '- -', '-' ", . ' ' '-, , . ?' Sxe ?-:. yx4tib&"-Mph'ig. . :t0. :-py$e'gi&Xg' 4hagpk- 'Qg ' . "; P...

  8. Metabolomics of Complex Biological Systems to Uncover Molecular Mechanisms in Rice and Other Organisms

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    Barding, Gregory Alan

    2013-01-01

    dat3[,i],lty=2, type="o", lwd=1) legend(1,g_range[2],c(xlab="ppm",ylab="Intensity",lwd=0.2,ylim=c(0,ycut),xlim=xax,xlab="ppm",ylab="Intensity",lwd=0.2,ylim=c(0,ycut),xaxt="n",

  9. Economic and Environmental Impacts of Adoption of Genetically Modified Rice in California

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    Bond, Craig A.; Carter, C A; Farzin, Y. Hossein

    2005-01-01

    Economic and Environmental Impacts of Adoption ofgrowers. Economic and Environmental Impacts of Adoption of43–50. Economic and Environmental Impacts of Adoption of

  10. Profits and Losses from On-farm Drying and Storage of Rice in Texas. 

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    Sorenson, J.W. Jr.; Hildreth, R.J.

    1957-01-01

    of the average benefits from drying and storage, $2.17 per barrel, with the total cost of the most common type unit, a build- ing with an installed auger of 79 cents per barrel, indicates a profit of $1.38 per barrel from 1, ownership of the on-farm unit. A... over 3 years if average h~ni fits were obtained each year and all the I)~nti11, above cash cost were used to pay principal an:, interest on the loan. I A study of the operation of 29 on-farm dr!in. and storage units during the 1954-55 stora...

  11. Influence of exogenous effectors of invertase activity on rice physiology and growth 

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    Rounds, Elliott Wilson

    2009-05-15

    reduced the main-crop grain yield, but not the ratoon yield or total grain yield. An interaction between the ammonium molybdate treatment and high nighttime temperature was seen in the panicle. The ranked difference was reduced by the high nighttime...

  12. Rice Convection Model simulation of the 18 April 2002 sawtooth event and evidence for interchange instability

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    of energetic protons measured by the LANL/Synchronous Orbit Plasma Analyzer (SOPA) instruments on other

  13. Stoichiometry of CH4 and CO2 flux in a California Rice Paddy

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    McMillan, Andrew M. S.; Goulden, Michael L.; Tyler, Stanley C.

    2007-01-01

    relationships between NEP, NPP and CH 4 emissions wouldfluxes of CH 4 and/or NEP. [ 7 ] Simultaneous measurements4.5% to 5.6% of preharvest NEP). During the growing season

  14. Suppression of rice methane emission by sulfate deposition in simulated acid rain

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    Gauci, Vincent

    limitation had been lifted by the simulated acid rain S deposition. Citation: Gauci, V., N. B. Dise, G process and so the duration of paddy inundation and the employment of mid-season field drainage both

  15. A study of the market structure of the United States' rice industry 

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    Farruk, Muhammad Osman

    1965-01-01

    'ant '' oonoepLQ;of 'uiarl@@ 8@ruoture analysis+ The 't;eM nplccrpx''k8e, 'Xs, referred 'ho. aa eoeno&xc un?a. eA@aged in produe'g'lve acC'i@khiee, ' v1'g$ 8'%'%w':to Sh5lkfng a . profit. xn' ocher oordg, cheae eoonenio un'. 0a produoe ger- neln produnts fox..., r, ?, 'E I t l "'" 1' -')wet, l I I 'I 7 %J LTO?l ?%$~ I ~ 'W \\ t +I C' Approved ae te=shyla sad eontenL hy: ACKNOVEE~i8 C, i J, -am 'deep'iy indehtod to Dr. John 'G. We@eely, -;Chapman '. . . ' - I gf . IQP=. thes eus sd...

  16. The relationship of air temperature and air volume to the rate of drying rice in sacks 

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    Mayfield, William Lloyd

    1951-01-01

    ~~. sup Q~, . for, ?a~e. scor coo- eke . @, re-?, , ?? 'dhoQon $n'. -'isarvekc'xo'eeee and "'4~'ot'ie'ess4 ksi NilXn j" qiself ty: 'xi~le ?metbod of harvesting, w'. . -icb v&as adopted. as rayidlg as tbs sjaoi'Q'easrg comb% be. obtained hae made yiee...' ~Q'i's'a4, 1y -w'1 the~' ilia~; ?, w' the garIeine' . . " . - . tion" if . tmqwrstm'es dM not'. axbee4 sppr'oxlmtely 3. e0 p . 8'is qyXn$on wes'Neat. the aveMtabla, literature Cid nst-give oonelmkve . ' ev44eoee that-tunnel~type. sash driers...

  17. Construction of a rice glycoside hydrolase phylogenomic database and identification of targets for biofuel research.

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    Sharma, Rita; Cao, Peijian; Jung, Ki-Hong; Sharma, Manoj K; Ronald, Pamela C

    2013-01-01

    stress (DS; GSE6901) and heat stress (HS; GSE14275), as wellinduced in response to heat stress. These genes includegenes in response to heat stress might be associated with

  18. Genetic dissection of the biotic stress response using a genome-scale gene network for rice.

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    2011-01-01

    cumulative likelihood ratio, log scale) AT-CX AT-DC AT-LC CE-CC CE-CX CE-GT CE-LC CE-YH HS-CX HS-DC HS-LC HS-MS HS-YH OS-CX OS-GN OS-PG SC-

  19. Impacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on rice production in Mainland China

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    Robock, Alan

    of nuclear weapons by the superpowers would be so catastrophic that we avoided such a tragedy for the first four decades after the invention of nuclear weapons. The realization, based on research con- ducted-size (15 kt) nuclear weapons to at- tack the other's most populated urban areas. Based on the analysis

  20. Stoichiometry of CH4 and CO2 flux in a California Rice Paddy

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    McMillan, Andrew M. S.; Goulden, Michael L.; Tyler, Stanley C.

    2007-01-01

    harvest. Respiratory losses (positive fluxes of CO 2 ) were highest following the drainage of standing water

  1. Pawangs on the Malay Frontier: Miraculous Intermediaries of Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns

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    Sevea, Terenjit Singh

    2013-01-01

    lombong makan malaikat Malik al-Maut mambang mantra gajahJibrail and the Malik al-Maut (angel of death) to ‘snatch’of the office of Malik al-Maut to mercilessly ‘snatch out [

  2. STUDY OF GENE SILENCING IN RICE: A ROOT PREFERENTIAL GENE RCG2 

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    Shi, Xiangyu

    2010-07-14

    .10 RCg2 promoter sequence and highlight CpG and CNG ................... 75 3.11 Reactivation of GUS expression in seedlings and calli of silenced YXB70...

  3. Rice University Environmental Health and Safety Laboratory-Specific Safety Training Attendance Record

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    Natelson, Douglas

    acute hazardous chemicals. 8. Location of all waste collection areas and review of all waste collection in the laboratory or training existing researchers on new hazards within the laboratory. It is recommended by the researcher highlighting the proper use of hazardous materials and their proper disposal. 3. Storage locations

  4. Rice University New Laboratory Worker Checklist Principle Investigator:_______________________________ New Worker Name:__________________________

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    Natelson, Douglas

    engineering controls Locations of hazardous material storage, lasers, x-ray producing devices, or controlled shown the locations/procedures related to the following? Fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, and other substances Fire extinguishers and fire alarm pull stations Hazardous material spill kits and first aid kits

  5. Sumatran rice and miracle herbs: Local and international natural knowledge in late-colonial Guatemala

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    Brockmann, Sophie

    2014-01-01

    themselves to bringing ‘Enlightenment’ and ‘improvement’ to the region through natural history and other ‘useful arts’. Articles published in the Economic Society’s newspaper, the Gazeta de Guatemala, show that a socially and geographically wider network...

  6. These Tiny Windmills Work, and Ten Will Fit in a Grain of Rice #Manufacturing Monday #MEMs

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    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    supply project packs projects propeller prototyping python random ald Raspberry Pi reverse engineering midisense minipov mintyboost music NeoPixels netduino NYC open source hardware photos Pi Plates pic power

  7. Quantitative determination and characterization of iron coatings on rice root surfaces 

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    Chen, Cy-Chain

    1979-01-01

    dispersed by ultrasonication of iron coated roots. The efficiency of concentration of HGNS is approximately a factor of four for samples treated with two consecutive separations at 1. 2 Tesla and 0. 9 Tesla, respectively. Because of concentration... four-inch adjustable electromagnet with Model 45-30 power supply, Alpha Scientific Inc. , Oakland, California) as illustrated. This electromagnet is capable of generating a magnetic field from 0 to 1. 3 Tesla at a pole piece gap of 1. 9 cm which...

  8. Simulation of the quality of irrigation return flow from rice fields 

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    Gerst, Michael Dean

    1982-01-01

    salt balance. The model predicted an emphasis on precipitation to supplement irrigation for managing irrigation water to reduce salt input, salt losses, and salt loading of the soil. Low simulated cation exchange capacities (CEC) resulted in high... predicted sales in the run-off and drainage waters. High simulated soil CEC resulted in low predicted salts in the runoff and drainage waters. The effect of fertilizer was shown to increase the cation concen- tration in the floodwater and to increase...

  9. MEDIA RELEASE --Jeff Rice, research librarian, University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library,

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, dale.t.snyder@utah.edu; (801) 652-7018 cell --Valoree Dowell, University of Utah Public Relations, v.dowell@ucomm.utah.edu, (801) 585-6861 office, (801) 403-3128 cell

  10. Full Establishment of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Rice Occurs Independently of Enzymatic Jasmonate Biosynthesis

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    Gutjahr, Caroline; Siegler, Heike; Haga, Ken; Iino, Moritoshi; Paszkowski, Uta

    2015-04-10

    jasmonic acid (JA) has long been known to be involved in defense against pests such as leaf chewing insects and pathogens such as necrotrophic microbes [1–3]. On the other hand JA and its mimick coronatine promote colonization of biotrophic pathogens... /en/Pages/default.aspx. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. biotrophic microbes and nematodes [4–6]. Therefore it has been assumed that JA might also act as a positive regulator...

  11. Variability of Grain Arsenic Concentration and Speciation in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) 

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    Pillai, Tushara Raghvan

    2011-02-22

    Arsenic is not an essential element and can be toxic to both plants and animals in high concentration. There is a demonstrated association between soil arsenic (As) and the occurrence of straighthead (a physiological ...

  12. Nano-ChemoMechanical assessment of Rice Husk Ash cement by wavelength dispersive spectroscopy and nanoindentation

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    Abuhaikal, Muhannad (Muhannad A. R.)

    2011-01-01

    Cement global production stands at 3 Giga tons making concrete the most consumed structural mateial worldwide. This massively produced material comes with a heavy environmental footprint rendering the cement industry ...

  13. Genetic dissection of the biotic stress response using a genome-scale gene network for rice.

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    2011-01-01

    National Laboratory and the US Department of Energy. This work was also sup- ported by the National Research

  14. Ectopic expression of rice Xa21 overcomes developmentally controlled resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae.

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    2010-01-01

    of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae AvrXa21 and implicationsto Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Chang-Jin Park a , Sang-Wonreceptor XA21 Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae a b s t r a c t

  15. Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A.

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    2008-01-01

    relationships among X. oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) strains PXO99MAFF311018, and X. oryzae pv. oryzicola (Xoc) strain BLS256biology of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae and approaches to

  16. RESPONSE OF WETLAND RICE TO LONG TERM FERTILIZATION IN AN ENTISOL

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    Rani, B Dr.; Varughese, Kuruvilla Dr.; John, Jacob Dr.; Abraham, Suja; Vijayan, M Dr.

    2009-01-01

    especially in the state of Kerala. Many lowland areas whereResearch Centre, Karamana, Kerala, to monitor the growth,on a Typic Tropofluvent in Kerala, India. Treatments N N 40

  17. Organic farming practices for rice under diversified cropping systems in humid tropics.

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    Varughese, Kuruvilla Dr; Rani, B Dr; Abraham, Suja; John, Jacob Dr; M, Vijayan Dr

    2009-01-01

    HTM (accessed on 15-1- KAU (Kerala Agricultural University).Crops. (2002) 12 th edition, Kerala Agricultural University,humid tropical regions of Kerala there is a reduction in

  18. Subscriber access provided by RICE UNIV Environmental Science & Technology is published by the American Chemical

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    Alvarez, Pedro J.

    to the atmosphere. In the United States, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) mandated the annual impact both availability and quality of a precious resource. Ensuring inexpensive and clean water. These po- tential drawbacks are balanced by biofuels' significant potential to ease dependence on foreign

  19. Metabolomics of Complex Biological Systems to Uncover Molecular Mechanisms in Rice and Other Organisms

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    Barding, Gregory Alan

    2013-01-01

    Quantification of deuterated bisphenol A in serum, tissues,coworkers used deuterated bisphenol A in rats to track and

  20. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE This article was downloaded by: [Rice University

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    Lee, Cin-Ty Aeolus

    around the Pacific rim contain > 200 t (-7 million oz) of gold. These large porphyry-type deposits in the circum-Pacific region R. H. Sillitoe To cite this Article Sillitoe, R. H.'Characteristics and controls of the largest porphyry copper-gold and epithermal gold deposits in the circum-Pacific region', Australian

  1. Refinement of light-responsive transcript lists using rice oligonucleotide arrays: evaluation of gene-redundancy.

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    2008-01-01

    Refinement of Light-Responsive Transcript Lists Using Riceleaves of two-week old plants grown in a natural light-darkcycle (light-grown) in comparison to RNA from October 2008 |

  2. Laboratory rearing of the rice stalk borer, Chilo plejadellus (Zincken) and notes on its biology 

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    Supharngkasen, Phaisal

    1966-01-01

    camel's haix brush dipped in the antiseptic solution bensalhonium chloride (containing 5, 000 ppm. Roccal) ~ Each vial containing a larva was plugged with sterilised. non absor'bent cotton and. placed in a bioolimatio chambex' held. at the conditions...

  3. Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A.

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    2008-01-01

    L Salzberg* 1 , Daniel D Sommer 1 , Michael C Schatz 1 ,salzberg@umd.edu; Daniel D Sommer - dsommer@umiacs.umd.edu;

  4. Losing Rice, Saving Corn: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in the Wake of the AIDS Epidemic in Vietnam

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    Maradik, Lesley Beth

    2014-01-01

    Affected by HIV/AIDS in Vietnam. The Gerontological Societyby HIV/AIDS: A Focus on Vietnam. CHIPTS HIV Research: TheAffected by HIV/AIDS in Vietnam: How Meaning and Context

  5. 2014 RICE ALLIANCE ENERGY & CLEAN TECHNOLOGY VENTURE FORUM PARTICIPATING SPEAKERS & INVESTORS

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    and internal consulting projects for the solar panel manufacturer. He started his career in industrials, renewable energy, energy efficiency and water. Before joining SAEV, Louis was in charge of operations in corporate development and strategy at First Solar, where he was responsible for strategic acquisitions

  6. 2011 CCE Fellows Rice undergraduate students conducted faculty-supervised research

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    projects in collaboration with or for a community partner during the summer. Energy Conservation in the Houston Independent School District: Rowan Canter (Political Science and Energy and Water Sustainability) worked with Political Science Professor Dr. Bob Stein and Gavin Dillingham, Energy Manager at HISD

  7. Unprocessed rice husk ash as a partial replacement of cement for low-cost concrete

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    Brown, Dorothy Kamilah

    2012-01-01

    Cement is a very valuable commodity as it can be used to construct structurally sound buildings and infrastructure. However, in many developing countries cement is expensive due to the unavailability of local resources to ...

  8. Metabolomics of Complex Biological Systems to Uncover Molecular Mechanisms in Rice and Other Organisms

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    Barding, Gregory Alan

    2013-01-01

    SPE). Following cartridge-specific washing steps, the sampleis loaded into the cartridge. A washing step removes poorlyis retained on the cartridge. The analyte is subsequently

  9. The Effect of Planting Strategies, Imazethapyr Rates, and Application Timings on CLEARFIELD® Hybrid Rice Injury 

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    Turner, Aaron Lyles

    2012-02-14

    recommendations. Research was performed to test the hybrids on the effect of planting date, planting density, and imazethapyr application rate on visual plant injury at Beaumont and Eagle Lake, TX in 2008 and 2009. A secondary experiment was designed to test...

  10. Global identification and characterization of transcriptionally active regions in the rice genome.

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    2007-01-01

    selected non-exonic TARs. Pie charts indicate the percentageof antisense TARs. (A) Pie chart analysis of antisense TARs.and intergenic TARs. (b) Pie chart analysis of the hits

  11. Plant-Soil Interactions, Weed Control, and Rice Tolerance as Affected by Saflufenacil 

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    Camargo, Edinalvo

    2012-10-19

    “little sister”. To all my family in Brazil, and to the Brazilian people. vi ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank Dr. Senseman for the opportunity to come to Texas A&M University, for his example of dedication and caring, and for his... and sister Eliete, thank you for your love, patience and for understanding the time I have been away during my academic degrees. Also, I would like to thank all my family and friends in Brazil and the new friends/family I have met in US. I want to express...

  12. Quantitative Measurements of Xanthomonas Oryzae pv. Oryzae Distribution in Rice Using Fluorescent-Labeling

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    Nozue, Kazunari; Park, Chang-Jin; Ronald, Pamela C

    2011-01-01

    gfp distribution at the point of entry 4 days after smearis presumably at the point of entry of the bacterial cells.Xoo spread at the point of entry of broken trichomes,

  13. 2012 EmploymEnt REpoRt RICE MBA Full TIME

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    Director of Product Management Cameron Guillermo Mezzatesta Project Manager Samuel Veselka Project Manager Magalhaes Global Accounts Manager Lloyd's Jeffrey Freedman Associate Marathon Oil Corporation Jesse Filipi Production Engineer McKinsey & Company Joseph Abdou Associate Justin Dahl Associate Mercer Rachel Mc

  14. Characterization and genetic analysis of a very high tillering and dwarf rice (Oryza sativa L.) mutant 

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    Mani, Dhananjay

    2009-05-15

    ) to three levels of nitrogen (179, 202, 224 kg ha-1) and five planting densities (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 plants hill-1) in greenhouse conditions were conducted. A separate study was carried out to determine the response of the two mutant lines to gibberellic acid (GA...

  15. FEATURE-AIDED TRACKING VIA SYNTHETIC HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGERY A. Rice, J. Vasquez, M. Mendenhall

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    Kerekes, John

    of physics and takes advantage of the ongoing advances in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS as sophisticated emerg- ing sensor concepts such as microelectromechanical-adapted systems. A suite of end

  16. Root Morphological and Physiological Bases to Understand Genotypic Control of Mineral Acquisition in Rice Grains 

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    Chittoori, Ratnaprabha 1982-

    2012-11-28

    differences. 2. Root traits of high grain-Mo genotypes and acid tolerance ? Most of the genotypes selected for high grain-Mo originated from Malaysia, or nearby Brunei, characterized by acidic soils where Mo is strongly adsorbed to soil and not readily...

  17. Through Kady's Eyes Written by Sandi Rice, Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, Consultant

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    Huang, Jianyu

    , and downloaded the Aliens Game she would play on my lap top. I held the computer on its side near her face. Within minutes, she was shooting down aliens by exploding them on visual contact, engaging in a computer minutes at a time. But, this time, right away her eyes opened widely and she was looking at the aliens

  18. Stoichiometry of CH4 and CO2 flux in a California Rice Paddy

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    McMillan, Andrew M. S.; Goulden, Michael L.; Tyler, Stanley C.

    2007-01-01

    Measurements of carbon sequestration by long-term eddyemission versus carbon sequestration, Tellus, Ser. B,which to estimate carbon sequestration from F CH4 data since

  19. Evaluation of sorghum genotypes for agronomic and food quality characteristics for pitimi (rice-like product) 

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    Blanchet, Claire Louise Colette

    1987-01-01

    genotypes for agronomic traits, to develop a standardized method for pitimi preparation and to evaluate pitimi food quality. The genotypes evaluated were 14 parental lines: 4 A-lines (A155, A160, ATx378, and ATx623) and 10 R-lines (RTx435, 82CS8407, RTx... among genotypes and produced grits of adequate size. The best genotypes for agroncmic and pitimi quality characteristics were: 82T182, A155 x 82CS8407, A160 x 82CS8407, and ATx623 x 82CS8407. DEDICATION This thesis is dedicated to my parents, Mr...

  20. Construction of a rice glycoside hydrolase phylogenomic database and identification of targets for biofuel research.

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    Sharma, Rita; Cao, Peijian; Jung, Ki-Hong; Sharma, Manoj K; Ronald, Pamela C

    2013-01-01

    fication of targets for biofuel research. Front. Plant Sci.identification of targets for biofuel research Rita Sharmawall modification. Keywords: biofuel, cell wall, database,

  1. Pawangs on the Malay Frontier: Miraculous Intermediaries of Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns

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    Sevea, Terenjit Singh

    2013-01-01

    Office, Perak, to perform judicially in the service of customary religion and miningtaxied mining pawangs to the Resident Councillor’s Office inStraits Printing Office, 1885. Lister, M. Mining Laws and

  2. The Influence of Peanuts and Rice Bran on the Quality of Pork. 

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    Burk, L. B. (Lloyd Byron)

    1918-01-01

    . Substation), College Slation, Brazoe Nestor, ~uffa'lo: J' E. ~ush, s'an hn- County tonio. N A. Jones Oakvllle- T. A. E. R. SPENCE, B. S., Animal Husbandman, owd don, 'palestine; 'E. R. ~oies, Bee- in Charge of Farm. vi lle. G. C. WARE. Scientific...

  3. Pawangs on the Malay Frontier: Miraculous Intermediaries of Rice, Ore, Beasts and Guns

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    Sevea, Terenjit Singh

    2013-01-01

    The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across theHo, The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across theposthumous, Hadhrami genealogy, as an Alawi sayyid. 237 RAS

  4. THE JAMES A. BAKER III INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RICE UNIVERSITY

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    O'Donnell, Tom

    PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN ENERGY STUDY SPONSORED BY JAPAN PETROLEUM ENERGY CENTER AND THE JAMES A BY A RESEARCHER (OR RESEARCHERS) WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE JOINT BAKER INSTITUTE/JAPAN PETROLEUM ENERGY CENTER THE VIEWS OF THE JAMES A. BAKER III INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY NOR THOSE OF THE JAPAN PETROLEUM ENERGY

  5. Lincoln-Fort Rice, North Dakota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View NewTexas:Montezuma, Arizona:Oregon: Energy Resources JumpVermont: Energy Resources

  6. EIS-0439: Rice Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, CA | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:FinancingPetroleum Based|Department of5DepartmentStatementConductNebraska)DraftStatement39:

  7. Hyliion Wins U.S. Department of Energy Clean Tech Prize at 2015 Rice

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirley Ann JacksonDepartment ofOffice ofofWindUpcomingcanGridDoesHydrogen is aBusiness Plan

  8. High-resolution solid-state NMR study of the occurrence and thermal transformations of silicon-containing species in biomass materials

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    Freitas, J.C.C.; Emmerich, F.G.; Bonagamba, T.J.

    2000-03-01

    The occurrence of silicon in two kinds of biomass (rice hulls and endocarp of babassu coconut) and the thermal transformations taking place in these materials under heat treatments are studied here. The authors report also the production, characterization, and study of carbonaceous materials with high SiC content through the carbothermal reduction of silica, using these natural precursors. X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, and {sup 13}C and {sup 29}Si room temperature high-resolution solid-state NMR measurements are used in the characterization and study of the materials as well as the process of SiC formation. Important conclusions about the nature of silicon in these types of biomass and the effects of heat treatments on the structure of silicon-containing species are derived from the results presented. It is shown that silicon in these materials occurs in two distinct forms: amorphous hydrated silica and organically bound silicon species. The influence of spin-lattice relaxation dynamics on the NMR spectra is discussed, evidencing the role played by the paramagnetic defects produced in the materials through pyrolysis.

  9. Studies on the practical application of producer gas from agricultural residues as supplementary fuel for diesel engines

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    Cruz, I.E.

    1980-01-01

    Gasification of various agricultural residues in down-draft, fixed bed gas producers and the utilization of the gas in small diesel engines converted for dual-fuel operation were studied at the College of Engineering, University of the Philippines. Such agricultural residues as coconut shells, wood waste, rice hulls and corn cobs were readily gasified in gas producers of simple design. Cleaning of the gas before its use in diesel engines presented some problems. Use of charcoal in the gas producers to provide gas to a 5-brake horsepower single cylinder engine and a 65-brake horsepower six cylinder engine proved satisfactory. With charcoal as fuel, the percentage of the total energy from diesel oil replaced by producer gas and utilized in the single cylinder engine was higher (79%) compared to that in the six cylinder engine (73%). The thermal efficiency of the bigger gas producer, however was significantly better (85%) compared to the smaller gas producer (70%). The total gasification rate of the bigger reactor (20 kg/h) was 8 times that (2.5 kg/h) of the smaller reactor.

  10. Copyright 2014 by the author(s). Published here under license by the Resilience Alliance. Carter, N. H., A. Via, V. Hull, W. J. McConnell, W. Axinn, D. Ghimire, and J. Liu. 2014. Coupled human and natural systems

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    greatly reduced wildlife habitat, leading to an "extinction crisis" (Hoekstra et al. 2005 such as the availability of medicines, control of pests and diseases, and provision of clean water and air (De Groot et al. 2002). Moreover, because people worldwide value nature for numerous reasons (e.g., aesthetic, cultural

  11. tion Systems, 5,4, p.413429, 1991. [MA79]McCallum, D. and D. Avis, ``A linear time algorithm for finding the convex hull of a sim

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    Bose, Prosenjit

    ]Macosko, C. W., RIM Fundamentals of Reaction Injection Molding, Hanser Publishers, New York, 1989. [Meg83 handbook, J.H. DuBois and W.I. Pribble (Eds.), Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc., New York, 1987. [RR92.F., and T.J. Opar (Eds.), Iron Castings Handbook, Iron casting society, Inc., 1981. [Whe87]Whelan, A

  12. ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL

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    Schipper, Lee

    2013-01-01

    under industry" while crude oil lost in refining appearsOther I I :no (Bagasse) Oil Crude & Prod. , Stock 15800 Netto buy all the crude. The Oil Embargo and subsequent price

  13. BIOMASS ENERGY CONVERSION IN HAWAII

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    Ritschard, Ronald L.

    2013-01-01

    various tree crops, such as eucalyptus and giant koa haole.are several species of eucalyptus, the giant koa haole tree,electricity. Wood chips from eucalyptus mixed with bagasse

  14. Diethylamine and ammonia pretreatment of lignocellulose 

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    Holthus, Robert Earl

    1993-01-01

    , residence time, reactor temperature, water loading, and calcium hydroxide loading. Reactor temperature and residence time greatly affected bagasse reactivity, whereas water loading and diethylamine loading had only a minor effect. Adding calcium hydroxide...

  15. Industry

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    Bernstein, Lenny

    2008-01-01

    developing countries, like India, adoption of efficient electricitydeveloping countries the sugar in- dustry uses bagasse and the edible oils industry uses byproduct wastes to generate steam and/or electricity (

  16. Minor Advisors 2014-2015 DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM ADVISOR OFFICE EMAIL

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    skmci@rice.edu Beverly Mitchell 566 Sewall Hall bev@rice.edu Kate Beckingham (AH) W130 George R. Brown) W104 George R. Brown Hall crs@rice.edu Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Adrienne Correa 135A Anderson Biological Lab ac53@rice.edu Rick Schell 225 McNair Hall schell@rice.edu Steve Cox 2007

  17. DOUGLAS NATELSON Department of Physics and Astronomy

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    DOUGLAS NATELSON Department of Physics and Astronomy Rice University, MS: 61 6100 Main St. 3115 EXPERIENCE 7/10-present Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University; member, Rice Quantum of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University; member, Rice Quantum Institute; courtesy appointment, Dept

  18. PowerPoint Presentation

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    Rice HPCToolkit on Blue GeneQ Mark W. Krentel Department of Computer Science Rice University krentel@rice.edu http:hpctoolkit.org Mira Performance Boot Camp May 21, 2014...

  19. Who Hires a Rice Jones Graduate School of Business MBA? The following is a list of employers who have hired MBAs from Rice within the past few years. These

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    Aazhang, Behnaam

    Duke Energy DuPont Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Entessa Envirofuels Ernst & Young Exterran ExxonMobil Airlines Cooper Industries Credit Suisse DataCert Dell Deloitte Deutsche Bank Direct Energy DKRW Energy LLC

  20. Feeding Steers -- Feed Value of Cotton Seed and its Products. 

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    Connell, J. H.; Kyle, H. C.

    1899-01-01

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    the convex hulls of all such possible relaxations by generating violated valid inequalities. ...... Plant location, set covering and economic lotsizes: An O(mn) al-.

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    ; this was supplemented with a hand calculator with memories (Texas Instruments, Model SR-51 II) for computing various useful statistics and figures. Significance tests for differences in regressions with respect to level and time x level interaction were made with F...

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    Journal. 2 Most soils in the IGP, including those in Bangladesh, are usually regarded as high in K due to high rainfall, irrigation water and release from K-rich clay minerals (Dobermann et al., 1996a, 1996b, 1999). Potassium removal is large... influence K + release from minerals by carrying away reaction products and converting micas to 2:1 expandible layer silicates if the leaching water chemistry is favorable for this kind of reaction. Oxidation and reduction phenomena are of great...

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    during exposure to heat stress, whereas it was localized inexpression was induced by heat stress and developmentallyin the nucleus during heat stress [19]. The expression of

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    2012-01-01

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