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- Misra, S.; Grotegut, D.; Clem, K.
- Agribusiness 1997 v.13 no.1 pp. 11-20
- pork; household surveys; somatotropin; consumer education; consumer surveys; demography; consumer attitudes; food safety; socioeconomics; Texas
- ... The study uses primary data collected from a survey conducted in Texas to analyze consumer attitude toward Recombinant Porcine Somatotropin (pST). The article measures consumer concern and awareness about pST and relates them to consumers' willingness to buy pork products produced with pST. Results suggest that a low level of awareness about somatotropin is responsible for higher levels of consume ...
- Allen, R.R.; Musick, J.T.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1997 v.13 no.1 pp. 49
- furrow irrigation; irrigation water; soil compaction; soil depth; traffic; tractors; mass; soil strength; clay loam soils; water management; Texas
- ... Pullman clay loam and related soils in the Southern High Plains are slowly to moderately permeable, and furrow wheel traffic reduces irrigation infiltration rates. Traffic effects were evaluated with treatments of one (1) and two (2) furrow passes with relatively light (L) and heavy (H) tractors of 4.1 and 8.2 Mg (9,000 and 18,000 lb) mass, respectively, having 75% of the mass on the rear axle. Tr ...