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Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport. Eco
Publisher: ECMT
Keywords: population, ageing, transport
Number of Pages: 262
Published: 2000-09-21
ISBN-10: 9282112608
ISBN-13: 9789282112601

Advances in medicine make the ageing of populations in developed countries inevitable. These populations, however, will exhibit new and different characteristics, particularly in the transport sector as, unlike previous generations, they will have ...

Author: Douglas Tave
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: management, stock, brood, inbreeding
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 925104340X
ISBN-13: 9789251043400

A manual dealing primarily with the problems caused by unwanted inbreeding in cultured fish populations, describing management techniques for preventing or minimising inbreeding, and also how inbreeding can be used to improve captive populations of fish

Author: Unknown
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: vieillissement, population, transport, cemt, rondes, tables
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 2000-09-21
ISBN-10: 9282122603
ISBN-13: 9789282122600

Avec les progrès de la médecine, le vieillissement des populations est inéluctable dans les pays développés. Or, ces populations présenteront des caractéristiques nouvelles, notamment dans le domaine des transports où, à la différence des ...

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, populations, correctional
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 078817018X
ISBN-13: 9780788170188

Presents statistical reports on: trends in U.S. correctional populations, jail inmates in 1995, probation in 1995, State & Federal correctional facilities in 1995, prisoners in 1995, parole in 1995, capital punishment in 1995, & U.S. military corrections in 1995. Includes a history of U.S. corrections statistics, definitions of common terms used in the tables, data sources, & index. Consists primarily of tables & graphs with explanatory notes.

Author: Marc Châtel
Publisher: CIAT
Keywords: sterile, gene, male, using, selection, rice, recurrent
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 958943990X
ISBN-13: 9789589439906

Improving rice populations; Methodologies for managing recurrent selection; Developing populations of recombinant genotypes; Active maintenance of populations; Population improvement; Selecting genotypes for line development; Using recurrent selection: five case studies - Irrigated rice in Goiânia, Brazil: recurrent selection conducted by Embrapa-CNPAF; Upland rice in Villavicencio, Colombia: recurrent selection conducted by CIRAD-CA and CIAT; Resistance to blast and yellow mottle virus in rice, Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire: recurrent selection conducted by CIRAD-CA, IDESSA, and WARDA; High-altitu

Authors: David C. Gompert, Stuart E. Johnson, Martin C. Li
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: amid, populations, operations, military, scalable, capabilities, underkill
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833046845
ISBN-13: 9780833046840

The battle for Gaza revealed an extremist strategy: hiding in cities and provoking attack to cause civilian deaths that can be blamed on the attacking forces. The U.S. and allied militaries, having no options but lethal force or no options at all, are ill-equipped to defeat this strategy. The use of lethal force in dense populations can harm and alienate the very people whose cooperation U.S. forces are trying to earn. To solve this problem, a new RAND study proposes a

Author: C. John Ralph
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: counts, point, populations, bird, monitoring
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 1998-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788143441
ISBN-13: 9780788143441

Point counts of birds are the most widely used quantitative method & involve an observer recording birds from a single point for a standardized time period. In response to the need for standardization of methods to monitor bird populations by census, researchers met to present data from various investigations working under a wide variety of conditions, & to examine various aspects of point count methodology. Statistical aspects of sampling & analysis were discussed & applied to the objectives of point counts. The final chapter presents these standards & their applications to point count method
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