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An empirical analysis of service sector growth in selected Asian countries
(Zant World Press, Australia, 2015-09)
This is the first empirical study that models the growth performance of the service sectors in China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Malaysia from 1995 to 2012. The comparative study examines the effects of variables on the expansion ...
Using molecules to identify the source of fruit fly invasions
Fruit flies trapped or intercepted as part of inspection and surveillance activities could be the result of resurgent pest populations, incursions from offshore introductions, or intentional releases of sterile flies. ...
Mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions using a nitrification inhibitor, alternative pasture and forage plants and gibberellic acid
In grazed pastures, nitrous oxide (N₂O), the potent greenhouse gas, is mostly emitted from animal excreta, particularly animal urine-N retuned to the soil during grazing. N₂O is produced in the soil through nitrification ...
Price versus value of ecosystem services in the Southern Alps
(Documenta Universitaria, 2016-01-05)
Soil disturbance and salinisation on a vineyard affected by landscape recontouring in Marlborough, New Zealand
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-11)
This paper investigates the effects of landscape recontouring on soil morphology, topsoil organic matter, and soil and water salinisation on a vineyard site in the NE South Island, New Zealand.Soil pits in representative ...
Project-based learning and soil judging: Approaches to teaching the "hidden skills" in soil science
Soil scientists are increasingly working in a multidisciplinary world where they interact with professionals from different disciplines and diverse end user groups. The ability to communicate, critically appraise, problem ...
Analysing market sentiment in financial news using lexical approach
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE ), 2014-02-10)
Business and financial news bring us the latest information about the stock market. Studies have shown that business and financial news have a strong correlation with future stock performance. Therefore, extracting sentiments ...
Filling the gaps from the Christchurch earthquakes 2010-2013: Greening the rubble and the Mt Pleasant community response plan as two local initiatives
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
Between September 4, 2010 and mid-2013 a severe earthquake sequence struck Christchurch, the second largest city in New Zealand, causing multiple fatalities and the destruction of much of the central business district. ...
The Wheel of Water : Agricultural expenditure flows from Selwyn and Waimakariri districts into Christchurch
The overall purpose of the research initiated by this study is to develop and test a methodology for identifying and quantifying the socio-economic effects to specific urban area(s) of primary sector activities directly ...