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  • There is a large, complex and dynamic set of linkages between agriculture and water. Irrigated agriculture makes a substantial contribution to the growth in agricultural production across many countries. Yet, agriculture can have significant impacts (both positive and negative) on water ecosystems, and both agriculture and water are becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change. In most OECD countries, agriculture is the major consumer of water and a significant source of diffuse water pollution.

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  • Concerns have grown that financial conflicts of interest in research, derived from financial relationships and the financial interests they create, may affect the rights and welfare of human subjects in research. Financial interests are not prohibited, and not all financial interests cause conflicts of interest or affect the rights and welfare of human subjects. HHS recognizes the complexity of the relationships between government, academia, industry and others, and recognizes that these relationships often legitimately include financial relationships.

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  • The major organic loading originates from human excreta, and is a complex mixture of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, lignin amino acids, sugars, celluloses, humic material and fatty acids. A large proportion of this organic material is in the form of both live and dead microorganisms which provide a large surface area (0.8-1.7 m2 g-1 ) for sorption of hydrophobic organic residues and it is within this fraction that most synthetic organic compounds are located (ROGERS 1996).

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  • The courses are student said. Key Features: 100% new material, clear grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation purpose of each lesson, revised Grammar Bank, with additional rules and exercises. Modify & Check section for each file. Photocopiable materials for teachers, including vocabulary, grammar, communication, and pronunciation activities.

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  • The role of emotions HRI is also an important research area so that human and robot can follow stand each other's emotional expression. Development of appropriate control architecture facilitate flexible human-machine communication and cooperation cooperation is essential for HRI. A control architecture proposed basis for the interaction and coat drive a sensor research and development, the communication modes and protocols, and system development. In addition, a majority of HRI research related to the application and learn lessons from the man-machine applications....

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  • The study was conducted at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). In 2009, 46% of the students were born outside of Australia, approximately 30% were from a non-English speaking background, and 21% were enrolled as international students. In 2009, the faculties with the largest concentrations of international students were Business (34%) and Engineering and Information Technology (29%).

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  • Writing is a skill, and like other skills, it has to be acquired. Writing is important to convey ideas, give instructions, share and preserve knowledge and so on. Although writing is very important, in most cases, it is never considered as an important skill. Writing is not just about using correct spelling, organizing words and ideas and following grammar, it is much more than that.Widdowson (1978) describes writing as the use of the visual medium to manifest the graphological and grammatical system of the language. Flower (1985) in an interesting comment on the skills of reading...

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  • The technique can be applied for chlorophyll level monitoring in basic photosynthesis research, agriculture, horticulture, and forestry. Abiotic stress (water deficit, salinity, heat, heavy metals soil contamination, intense light, etc) affects significantly crop growth and yield in agricultural areas all over the world. Thus, it is imperative to study their effect upon the crops and discriminate among abiotic stresses using new noninvasive and nondestructive remote sensing precision diagnostic techniques.

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  • However, in 2009, about 15% of world corn production is converted into ethanol fuel. More subtle example occurs when a inedible biomass as energy source, but its production still compete with food supply chain. Recent world food price increases, especially in 2008 has been blamed a classification of food crops towards biofuels production.

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  • According to the scheme for forests, the services are divided into five main categories: resources; ecological; biospheric; social; and amenities2. The resources category refers to all goods that may be obtained from forests (wood and non-wood); the ecological services are those related to protection of water, soil and health; the biospheric services are mainly climate regulation and biodiversity protection; while social and amenity services comprise of different types of recreational activities and the cultural importance of forests.

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  • While the prevalence of malnutrition in the free-living elderly population is relatively low, the risk of malnutrition increases dramatically in the institutionalized and hospitalized elderly. 1 The prevalence of malnutrition is even higher in cognitively impaired elderly individuals and is associated with cognitive decline. 2 Patients who are malnourished when admitted to the hospital tend to have longer hospital stays, experience more complications, and have greater risks of morbidity and mortality than those whose nutritional state is normal.

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  • Accountants draw upon these understandings in presenting, re-presenting and legitimising their activities as professional. With reference to the UK accountancy profession, we observe the bodies administering the training records and examinations of prospective professionals that justify the right to the privileges of membership.

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  • The Single Market needs to continue to adapt to reach the potential for businesses and consumers in a borderless Europe. Technological change offers huge possibilities, but it needs to be accompanied by new approaches in areas like procurement, standards, and intellectual property. The EU needs a long-term framework for energy and climate policies so that investment and policy target competitiveness and tackle climate change.

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  • Filers categorized over half of the subjects as policyholders of either the insured, the beneficiary, the payer, or the applicant. The next largest category of subjects was the applicant or owner of an annuity. Consistent with data from all other financial services industries, insurance compa- ny filers most commonly cited “BSA/Money Laundering/Structuring” as the charac- terization of suspicious activity. Structuring, where larger transactions are broken into smaller exchanges, is consistent with an attempt to avoid currency reporting requirements. ...

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  • The evidence in this paper documents that the similarities between banks’ and non- financial firms’ capital structure may be greater than previously thought. Specifically, this paper establishes five novel and interrelated empirical facts. First, standard cross-sectional determinants of firms’ capital structures also apply to large, publicly traded banks in the US and Europe, except for banks close to the minimum capital requirement.

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  • The relationship between ináation and interest rates has also been conÖrmed by numerous studies. We can summarise the results obtained in four points. The Örst is that in the long run, this relationship is nonlinear. For example, Evans and Lewis (1995) represent the ináation dynamics with a Markov process to take into account some episodic changes.

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  • In Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), story of a typical Indian joint family, the younger to-be daughter-in-law of the house (Sonali Bendre) is a doctor by profession. However, she is never shown in a professional set up. Instead she is the coy, traditional kind of a girl who dutifully obeys her would be in-laws and subscribes to „Indianness‟. Her family identity dominates her professional identity. In films such as these, the „homely‟ role of the women was reinforced by use of symbols like „mangalsutra‟, „sindoor‟ and elaborate wedding customs.

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  • Today’s challenge to business leadership is ensuring profitability while doing the right thing using environmentally sustainable methods. It is possible for business leaders to make money, engage in ethical leadership, and participate in preserving the environment for future generations. It is possible to fit these ideas together, but it is not easy. Environmentalists and business leaders have traditionally seen themselves at odds. But the concepts of business, ethics, and the environment can be aligned to create innovation rather than legislation and litigation.

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  • According to the International Labour Organization (ILO, 2005), each year an estimated 2.2 million men and women die from work-related injuries and diseases. Moreover, annually, an estimated 160 million new cases of non-fatal work-related diseases occur worldwide. These include cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal and reproductive disorders, and mental and neurological illnesses (Takala, 2002).

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  • Concerns over the 1997/98 Asian financial crisis and its contagion effects further spurred Indian authorities to strengthen the domestic financial system. Reforms were, and continue to be, based on several principles: (i) mitigate risks in the financial system; (ii) efficiently allocate resources to the real sector; (iii) make the financial system competitive globally; and (iv) open the external sector.

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