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- Pepin, S., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2012 no.932 pp. 405-411
- Abies balsamea; Christmas trees; abscission; branches; clones; ethylene; ethylene production; genotype; horticultural crops; industry; Canada
- ... Balsam fir is an important horticultural crop of Atlantic Canada, valued at approximately $72 million each year being used as Christmas trees and for greenery products. However, needle abscission adversely affects the industry. A recent study has shown that needle retention duration (NRD) varies widely between individual clones. A separate study confirmed that ethylene reduced NRD in balsam fir. T ...
- Nabugobe, Pépin S, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- International breastfeeding journal 2012 v.7 no.1 pp. 131
- breast feeding; children; committees; community programs; confidence interval; developing countries; food and nutrition programs; health services; infants; malnutrition; mortality; parturition; pregnant women; public health; secondary education; villages; volunteers; Democratic Republic of the Congo
- ... BACKGROUND: Malnutrition is a major public health problem in developing countries and exclusive breastfeeding is an efficient strategy that can be used to prevent malnutrition and reduce child mortality. The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of community volunteers in promoting exclusive breastfeeding from birth in an area of endemic malnutrition. METHODS: This evaluation an ...
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