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Pre- and Postnatal Nutritional Histories Influence Reproductive Maturation and Ovarian Function in the Rat
(Public Library of Science, 2009-08-25)
While prepubertal nutritional influences appear to play a role in sexual maturation, there is a need to clarify the potential contributions of maternal and childhood influences in setting the tempo of reproductive maturation. ...
The value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital
(Nature publishing group, 1997-05-15)
The services of ecological systems and the natural capital stocks that produce them are critical to the functioning of the Earth’s life-support system. They contribute to human welfare, both directly and indirectly, and ...
Disentangling pectic homogalacturonan and rhamnogalacturonan-I polysaccharides: Evidence for sub-populations in fruit parenchyma systems.
The matrix polysaccharides of plant cell walls are diverse and variable sets of polymers influencing cell wall, tissue and organ properties. Focusing on the relatively simple parenchyma tissues of four fruits – tomato, ...
Do preferences for fair trade rely on ethical argument or logos?
This paper investigates the effect of ethical labelling on consumer choice in the context of fair trade. Previous studies have shown that the Fairtrade logo has a positive effect on brand choice. However, it is uncertain ...
Correlation between powder flow properties measured by shear testing and Hausner ratio
Shear testing provides rigorous estimates of flow properties relevant to the characterization, handling, and processing of powders, and is a necessary test procedure in the formal design of powder storage facilities. ...
Lactose caking: Influence of the particle size distribution and the water content
Industrially, after the crystallisation of lactose from mother liquor, the crystals are separated by centrifugation and then dried in a flash drier followed by a fluid bed drier. It is known that if the moisture content ...
Tolerance for Nutrient Imbalance in an Intermittently Feeding Herbivorous Cricket, the Wellington Tree Weta
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2013-12-17)