Balaji Upendranath Singh

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The corn planthopper, Peregrinus maidis (Ashmead) (Homoptera: Delphacidae) causes serious economic losses in corn and sorghum. The insect occurs mostly at humid low elevations in the tropics and coastal areas of subtropical and temperate regions of all continents, the Caribbean Islands, and islands in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. This review(More)
The stability of biochemical constituents and their association with resistance to shoot fly (Atherigona soccata Rondani) was evaluated for reducing sugars, total sugars, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, chlorophyll and moisture contents at weekly intervals of seedling growth (7, 14, 21 and 28 days after emergence) in 14 selected grain sorghum genotypes(More)
BACKGROUND Physician requests for additional testing on an existing laboratory specimen (add-ons) are resource intensive and generally require a phone call to the laboratory. Verbal orders such as these have been noted to be associated with errors in accuracy. The aim of this study was to compare a novel computerized system for add-on requests to the prior(More)
A central duty of the laboratory is to inform clinicians about the availability and usefulness of laboratory testing. In this report, we describe a new class of laboratory middleware that connects the traditional clinical laboratory information system with the rest of the enterprise, facilitating information flow about testing services. We demonstrate the(More)
BACKGROUND Laboratory ordering functions within computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems typically support the display of electronic alert messages to improve test utilization or implement new ordering policies. However, alert strategies have been shown to vary considerably in their success and the characteristics contributing to an alert's success(More)
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