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Biological control of 'Pulvinaria urbicola' (Cockerell) (Homoptera: Coccidae) in a 'Pisonia grandis' forest on North East Herald Cay in the Coral Sea
During 1993-2000 the soft scale insect 'Pulvinaria urbicola' (Cockerell) caused complete destruction of a 16 ha 'Pisonia grandis' R.Br. forest on Coringa South West Islet in the Coringa-HeraldExpand
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Comparison of Managed and Unmanaged Wedge-Tailed Shearwater Colonies on O'ahu: Effects of Predation
On O'ahu, Wedge-tailed Shearwaters (Puffinus pacificus) and other seabirds nest primarily on small offshore islets, but fossil evidence shows that many seabirds formerly bred on O'ahu itself.Expand
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Does Food Insecurity Influence Child Feeding Practices?
To determine whether food insecurity influences child feeding practices, a structured interview was conducted in a convenience sample of 87 low-income Latino and non-Latino white mothers ofExpand
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Take care of your health! An extension program to prevent diabetes.
Although the prevalence of diabetes has risen in the general population, ethnic disparities in health are also increasing. The University of California Cooperative Extension worked with Latino andExpand
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Staffing Army ROTC at Colleges and Universities: Alternatives for Reducing the Use of Active-Duty Soldiers
Abstract : The increased tempo and range of military operations, coupled with reduced manning levels, are exerting pressure on the Army to use its active-duty soldiers optimally. Consequently, theExpand
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Obesity of mice lacking VAP-1/SSAO by Aoc3 gene deletion is reproduced in mice expressing a mutated vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) devoid of amine oxidase activity
The product of Aoc3 gene is known as vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1), a glycoprotein contributing to leukocyte extravasation and exhibiting semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase activity (SSAO).Expand
Status of helminthosis and coccidiosis in goats and sheep in traditional flocks in Melela Division, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
A cross sectional study was carried out between June and August 2014 to establish the status of helminthosis and coccidiosis in nine purposefully selected small ruminant flocks in Mlandizi village inExpand
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