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The rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel, is the most destructive insect pest of rice in the United States. As part of an effort to develop strategies to manage this pest, the ovipositional and feeding habits of L. oryzophilus on rice plants subjected to different flooding treatments were characterized in greenhouse studies. Presence and(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the influence of leisure-time physical activity on the development of bone mass and density in early pubertal girls. Scores of physical activity were obtained from 242 Finnish girls (10-12 years old within Tanner Stages I-II) using a questionnaire. Bone mass and density were assessed using different densitometric techniques. At(More)
STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective study. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Centerpiece mini-plate fixation on the complete fracture and bony fusion of the hinge side in unilateral open-door cervical expansive laminoplasty. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Cervical laminoplasty is an effective and safe surgery for cervical(More)
Computer and information technology popularizes in the medicine manufacturing enterprise for its potentials in working efficiency and service quality. In allusion to the explosive data and information of application system in current medicine manufacturing enterprise, we desire to propose a novel application information system integration platform in(More)
This study was designed to assess the effects of strength training on work capacity and parasympathetic heart rate modulation during exercise in physically inactive men. Seventy-four men aged 20-45 were randomly assigned to training (n=52) and control (n=22) groups. Training groups underwent 10-weeks of progressive strength training. Body composition,(More)
In a distributed multiuser game, entities need to communicate their state information to other entities. Usually only a subset of the game's entities are interested in information being disseminated by a n y particular entity. In a large scale distributed game with many machines interconnected by a wide-area network, broadcasting messages containing each(More)
Peer-to-peer systems contain a collection of equivalent entities that form an application-layer overlay network. Each entity acts as client, server, and overlay network router. Peer-to-peer systems enable the rapid development of distributed applications; in short order, peer-to-peer file sharing has become one of the most popular Internet applications.(More)