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Report: An assessment of organic farming research, teaching, and extension at Washington State University
There is growing interest in organic farming in the United States, and some organizations are summarizing land grant university work on the topic. To characterize organic research, teaching and extension activities at ...
Report: Current trends in organic tree fruit production
Organic fruit production is the largest segment of organic farming in Washington State by acreage and farm-gate value. With depressed prices for conventional apples and pears, many growers have considered organic production ...
Social Power in the Central Mesa Verde Region, A.D. 1150-1290
(University of Utah Press, 2002)
Social power ( cf. Mann 1986) refers to the ability of individuals or groups to control or direct the actions of other individuals or groups. This can be accomplished by actual or threatened physical coercion, by providing ...
Socio-Economic Growth, Culture Scale, and Household Well-Being: A Test of the Power-Elite Hypothesis
(High Plains Applied Anthropologist, 2002)
Socioeconomic growth is an elite-directed process that concentrates social power in direct proportion to increases in culture scale. Power-elites have used at least three different ways to control social power to their own ...
Early primary succession on Mount St. Helens: impact of insect herbivores on colonizing lupines
Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, the earliest plant colonist of primary successional habitats at Mount St. Helens, can dramatically influence successional rates and ecosystem development through N fixation and other facilitative ...
Public Benefits of Archaeological Research
(University Press of Florida, 2002)
The benefits of archaeological research are often not directly accessible to the public because the work is highly technical, and research results are generally published in books and articles written primarily for other ...