The spread of mineral particles over southwestern, western, and central Europe resulting from a strong Saharan dust outbreak in October 2001 was observed at 10 stations of the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET). For the first time, an optically dense desert dust plume over Europe was characterized coherently with high vertical resolution… (More)
Osmotic stress-related proteins in sugarcane were identified using proteomics approach based on two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (2-DE) and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-MS). Sugarcane settlings were subjected to osmotic stress in the nutrient solution containing 10% (w/v) PEG 6000… (More)
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) is a well-known medicinal plant species from the Asteraceae family often referred to as the "star among medicinal species." Nowadays it is a highly favored and much used medicinal plant in folk and traditional medicine. Its multitherapeutic, cosmetic, and nutritional values have been established through years of… (More)
Within a heterogeneous distributed computing environment, it is necessary to integrate services, such as printing and mail, that are scattered throughout the environment and which perform single logical tasks. This paper discusses a general purpose architecture which provides a framework for designing complex multiuser systems capable of interfacing with… (More)
BACKGROUND There is an urgent need for an improved understanding of the sources, distributions and properties of atmospheric aerosol in order to control the atmospheric pollution over northeastern Himalayas where rising anthropogenic interferences from rapid urbanization and development is becoming an increasing concern. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS An… (More)
The purpose of this piece is to explore how we might go about understanding the political conditions for poverty alleviation via agrarian reform. It argues that the traditional conceptualization of agrarian reform and its politics-which presents a near impossibility in typical political configurations-is too limiting. The traditional economic focus on… (More)
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This paper is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; Version 2, or the " Artistic License ". On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in '/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL' and the Artistic… (More)