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Mapping of wheat lodging susceptibility with synthetic aperture radar data

Sugandh Chauhan, Roshanak Darvishzadeh, Sander H. van Delden, Mirco Boschetti, Andrew Nelson
2021 Remote Sensing of Environment  
We demonstrate a novel remote sensing-based approach, using sparse field observations and widely available synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite imagery, to map a safety factor against root lodging  ...  Our study, for the first time, demonstrates the use of remote sensing SAR data for lodging susceptibility assessment.  ...  The authors also thank MDA-GSI and the Canadian Government for providing RADARSAT-2 data through the project "Vegetation parameter retrieval from SAR data", number SOAR-EI-5446.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112427 fatcat:cdxc7vdk75b2fftwxzknigloqm

Examining decision errors in child protection: A new application of root cause analysis

Tina L. Rzepnicki, Penny R. Johnson
2005 Children and youth services review  
Root cause analysis, the method chosen for examining project cases, was originally designed to reveal multi-level factors contributing to negative outcomes in other high risk enterprises, such as chemical  ...  An illustration of its use with a case example serves as a springboard for a discussion of the particular approach to analysis we chose, application issues, and implications for practice. D  ...  While root cause analysis facilitates judgments about what is important and what is not, it is still possible to overlook factors that have contributed to the sentinel event.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2004.11.015 fatcat:oonb2hsowbfjxoqdui4u3xple4

Quality Health Care and Nursing.pdf [article]

Ryan Michael Oducado
2019 Figshare  
at the early stages of data collection.  How to do it: 1.  ...  .  This will ensure easy detection of patterns emerging from the collected data.  How to do it: 1. 1.  ...  Audit of pathways and guideline use -quality of care is audited against practice standards defined by pathways and guidelines.  Criteria used for reviewing cases may be: 1.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.8143019.v1 fatcat:emnm4y6dkzfcvlnugmpziqn3ga

Proceedings Of The 7Th Asian-Australasian Conference On Precision Agriculture [article]

W Nelson
2017 Zenodo  
A GeoEye-1 2-m image acquired in 2009 and a Sentinel-2A 10-m image acquired in 2016 were used to map cotton root rot in two cotton fields, respectively.  ...  The collected data will be used to analyze factors related to the improvement of plum productivity.  ...  of fertilisers, in particular the use of Nitrogen (N), is one of the rate-limiting factors in meeting global food production requirements.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1006670 fatcat:wupvtcswufg3bkpm3mdkrn5a4m

Proceedings Of The 7Th Asian-Australasian Conference On Precision Agriculture [article]

W Nelson
2017 Zenodo  
A GeoEye-1 2-m image acquired in 2009 and a Sentinel-2A 10-m image acquired in 2016 were used to map cotton root rot in two cotton fields, respectively.  ...  technology to estimate yield by grasping lodging condition during harvesting operation using image processing.  ...  Keynote Research and application of plant protection techniques and implements for rice production in China Zhiyan Zhou 1, 2, 3, 4 , Lian Hu 1,2,3 , Xiwen Luo* 1,2,3 , Ying Zang 1, 2, 3, 4 Rice  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1006669 fatcat:jb6sqa7ayngmlg7amwlpdkfmcy

From innovation to application: Social–ecological context, diagnostics, drugs and integrated control of schistosomiasis

Jürg Utzinger, Eliézer K. N'Goran, Conor R. Caffrey, Jennifer Keiser
2011 Acta Tropica  
We then summarize and challenge global statistics, risk maps and burden estimates of human schistosomiasis.  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to the editors and the publishers of Acta Tropica for inviting us to prepare this contribution for a special issue pertaining to the neglected tropical diseases.  ...  Norbert Brattig from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany for his great patience and fine sense of humour that accompanied us during the preparation and revisions of this  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2010.08.020 pmid:20831855 fatcat:y7avregievczdmahso3feyaqee

Nurses' experiences in voluntary error reporting: An integrative literature review

Ming Wei Jeffrey Woo, Mark James Avery
2021 International Journal of Nursing Sciences  
VER; nurses' perceived enabling factors of VER and nurses' perceived inhibiting factors of VER.  ...  A constant comparative approach was used to synthesize findings of eligible studies to report nurses' experiences of VER represented by three major themes: nurses' beliefs, behavior, and sentiments towards  ...  Likewise, the United States has also reported incurring an estimated US$50 billion to reduce the occurrence of medical errors [6, 7] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijnss.2021.07.004 pmid:34631996 pmcid:PMC8488811 fatcat:jw6dvg3r5jbdhcu6jkiygqcrse

Continuing challenge of infectious diseases in India

T Jacob John, Lalit Dandona, Vinod P Sharma, Manish Kakkar
2011 The Lancet  
These estimates are from sentinel sites with cancer registries.  ...  (fi gure 2). 53, 55, 57 The highest prevalence of HIV in adults is in the small northeastern states of Manipur (1·6%) and Nagaland (1·2%). 57 Estimates based on yearly sentinel surveillance and population-based  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(10)61265-2 pmid:21227500 fatcat:pyhdrcqhjjbh7f4d5jz4pbj6te

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2015 Poster and Oral Presentation Abstracts

2015 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
We estimated that annually years of epidemiologic and clinical data from 10 sentinel hospitals, located in 10 provinces throughout China.  ...  Results: The adjusted effectiveness of ≥1 doses against vaccine-type IPD was 72.8% (95% confidence interval [CI] 44.1 to 86.7) and against vaccine-related IPD 61.3% (95%CI 14.5 to 82.5) .These estimates  ...  Children aged <18 years with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for ICU and mechanical ventilation use compared to children without conditions.  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid2109.nn2109 fatcat:dlu3wgxsbngsdasrh3t5u6shpu

Culturally Competent Service Provision Issues Experienced By Aboriginal People Living With HIV/AIDS

Kevin Barlow, Charlotte Loppie, Randy Jackson, Margaret Akan, Lynne Maclean, Gwen Reimer
2008 Pimatisiwin : A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health  
Half of APHA participants said addictions are a major factor. A similar portion noted intensified substance use was an initial coping strategy when diagnosed.  ...  Data collection included face-to-face semi-structured interviews with APHAs and focus groups/interviews with community-based and primary health professionals in five regions of Canada.  ...  Based on a Canadian sentinel surveillance system, it is estimated that 15% of reported acute Hepatitis C infections occur in Aboriginal people who account for about 4% of the population.  ... 
pmid:20835301 pmcid:PMC2936585 fatcat:63t3cuhpfve5zhzhqzvv53oxva

HIV and AIDS among fisherfolk: a threat to 'responsible fisheries'?

Edward H. Allison, Janet A. Seeley
2004 Fish and Fisheries  
Uganda's national 1 HIV prevalence rate declined from 21.1 to 9.7% between 1991-98 against a trend of globally increasing prevalence rates (Low-Beer and Stoneburner 2003) .  ...  Recent reviews urging a more people-centred and holistic way of looking at management and poverty 1 Given conflict in the north of Uganda 'national' figures have been extrapolated from sentinel sites based  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-2679.2004.00153.x fatcat:lg3mrcr5bbgyli3zby5fqsfryq

Abstracts of Special Session Presentations at the 2000 APS Annual Meeting

2000 Phytopathology  
Data are collected by state extension specialists from a large network of sentinel and transient plots.  ...  An aggregation factor 'common k' of 70 was estimated and is used to calculate the probability of finding a certain number of cysts when a single core is collected.  ... 
doi:10.1094/phyto.2000.90.6.s91 pmid:18944404 fatcat:tnypmhcptffodflusrtyekokge

Epidemics and outbreaks of peripheral nervous system disorders: I. infectious and immune-mediated causes

Stéphane Mathis, Antoine Soulages, Gwendal Le Masson, Jean-Michel Vallat
2020 Journal of Neurology  
Thus, in 1976, an increased incidence of GBS was reported following a large-scale vaccination campaign against swine influenza (New Jersey, US), raising doubts about the safety of influenza vaccination  ...  HIV-1 developed from zoonotic transmission of different SIV from chimpanzees belonging to Pan troglodytes troglodytes (Southern Cameroon): using phylogenetic technique, the origin of group-M HIV-1 was  ...  Author contributions MS: Pellegrin Hospital (CHU Bordeaux), France; study concept and design, acquisition and interpretation of data, drafting of the manuscript SA: Pellegrin Hospital (CHU Bordeaux), France  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00415-020-10215-9 pmid:32914207 pmcid:PMC7483039 fatcat:guuse7subzfenjklmiegmzeqha

Body‐worn cameras' effects on police officers and citizen behavior: A systematic review

Cynthia Lum, Christopher S. Koper, David B. Wilson, Megan Stoltz, Michael Goodier, Elizabeth Eggins, Angela Higginson, Lorraine Mazerolle
2020 Campbell Systematic Reviews  
or have been, consultants, employees, or grant recipients for technology companies that produce and sell BWCs or related technologies, nor are they invested in government organizations supporting the use  ...  Our analyses of use of force, complaints against police, assault/resistance against officers, and arrests are the most robust, as they are all based on 13 to 26 estimated effect sizes overall.  ...  Ideally, this would be the population standard deviation for these data, although we almost universally use the sample standard deviation as an estimate of this quantity.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cl2.1112 fatcat:tx3ox4e2onfzlghsfs52fw6q7a

Abstracts of Presentations at the 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting

2014 Phytopathology  
These data were used to stochastically generate data sets with different incidences (5 to 60%) and different level of aggregation (θ of 0. 1, 0.15, and 0.20) .  ...  Klink (1) The so-called "masked" mycotoxins are of particular importance with regard to mycotoxin safety limits.  ... 
doi:10.1094/phyto-104-11-s3.1 pmid:25337637 fatcat:y5wn5ulgtbd4lowwlwnlh6rna4
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