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The design of an Agent-Based Model (ABM) is described that integrates Social and Land Use Modules to examine population-environment interactions in a former agricultural frontier in Northeastern Thailand. The ABM is used to assess household income and wealth derived from agricultural production of lowland, rain-fed paddy rice and upland field crops in Nang(More)
Over the past decade, water-centric research has increasingly taken into consideration interdependencies within the water-cycle and feedbacks from social, economic and bi-geo-physical processes that drive watershed dynamics. In parallel, water management has made great strides in data sharing and collaborative modeling that supports decision making through(More)
For the purpose of improving the oral antimalarial activities of the fluorenemethanols (reported by us in previous articles) which were less effective by oral than by subcutaneous administration, 24 alpha-(alkylaminomethyl)-2, 7-dichloro-9-substituted benzylidene-4-fluorenemethanols (III) were synthesized. The results of preliminary screenings demonstrated(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the efficacy and safety of co-artemether and one of its components benflumetol (two formulations) in the treatment of patients with falciparum malaria. METHODS Adopting double-blining, randomization and comparative method, all patients were hospitalized and observed for 28 days after treatment. RESULTS Of 150 patients, 51 patients(More)
AIM To study the blood schizontocidal effect of oral artesunate on P berghei in mice and P knowlesi in monkey. METHODS Effects of artesunate and chloroquine were detected with "4-day test" and "28-day test" on P berghei in mice and "7-day test" on P knowlesi in Macaca mudatta. RESULTS The suppressive efficacy of oral artesunate was inferior to(More)