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Enhancing stateholder feedback on the 2011 long-term forecast of water supply and demand for the Columbia River basin
Every five years, the Department of Ecology’s Office of Columbia River (OCR) is required to submit a long-term water supply and demand forecast to the Legislature.A significant portion of the 2011 Forecast was carried out ...
Agricultural intensification promotes West Nile virus incidence
Orchards and vineyards enhance mosquito breeding and increase West Nile Virus incidence.
Quantifying Relationships between Ecology and Aesthetics in Agricultural Landscapes
Biodiversity decline and ecological degradation continue unabated despite accumulation of ecological knowledge, proliferation of sustainability research, and efforts to conserve natural resources. This paradox underscores ...
Evaluation of progeny of genetically engineered barley plants for resistance to rhizoctonia oryzae and rhizoctonia solani AG-8
In recent years, farmers in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) have been adopting agricultural practices known as direct-seed, or no-till farming, for both economic and resource conservation benefits. Unfortunately, Rhizoctonia ...
Precision agriculture on the Palouse
Report: Antibiotic residues on plant tissues
Antibiotics have been used to control plant diseases for over 50 years (McManus et al., 2002). The quantity of antibiotics used for crop protection is small relative to livestock production and potential human exposure ...