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    • Access to livelihood capitals and propensity for entrepreneurship amongst rice farmers in Ghana 

      Mumuni, Eliasu; Oladele, Oladimeji Idowu (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: This paper examines rice farmers’ access to livelihood capitals (natural, financial, physical, social and human) and the relationship and propensity for entrepreneurship capacities amongst rice farmers in the ...
    • Accounting Benefits of ERP Systems across the Different Manufacturing Industries of SMEs 

      Goumas, Spyridon; Charamis, Dimitris; Tabouratzi, Efthalia (Scientific Research, 2018-04)
      As a result of the ongoing economic crisis and the international market competition, Greek SMEs, particularly the ones focusing in manufacture and production, need to stay profitable by increasing efficiency, while ...
    • Acousto-Diffusive Waves in a Piezoelectric-Semiconductor-Piezoelectric Sandwich Structure 

      Sharma, Jagan Nath; Sharma, Kuldeep Kumar; Kumar, Ashwani (2011-10)
      The propagation of acoustic waves in a homogeneous isotropic semiconducting layer sandwiched between two homogeneous transversely isotropic piezoelectric halfspaces has been investigated. The mathematical model of the ...
    • Ad Hoc Network Hybrid Management Protocol Based on Genetic Classifiers 

      Garzia, Fabio; Perna, Cristina; Cusani, Roberto (Scientific Research Publishing, 2010-10)
      The purpose of this paper is to solve the problem of Ad Hoc network routing protocol using a Genetic Algorithm based approach. In particular, the greater reliability and efficiency, in term of duration of communication ...
    • Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change 

      Kisaka, Oscar M.; Mucheru-Muna, M.; Ngetich, F.K.; Mugwe, Jayne; Mugendi, Daniel N.; Mairura, F. (Springer, 2015)
      Drier parts of Embu County, Eastern Kenya, endure persistent crop failure and declining agricultural productivity which have been attributed, in part, to prolonged dry-spells and erratic rainfall. Nonetheless, understanding ...
    • Adapting Communities That Care in Urban Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia: An Interim Evaluation 

      Stubley, Tammy; Margolin, Indrani; Rojas, Marcela (Sociology Mind, 2013-03-02)
      A considerable amount of research has been conducted on Aboriginal mental health and health promotion. However, implementation and impacts of culturally relevant health promotion strategies have not been equally addressed. ...
    • Additive main effects and multiplicative interaction analysis of genotype x environmental interaction among sweetpotato genotypes 

      Mwololo, J.K.; Muturi, P.W.; Mburu, M.K.; Njeru, R.W.; Kiarie, N.; Munyua, J.K.; Ateka, E.M.; Muinga, R.W.; Kapinga, R.E.; Lemaga, B. (2009-04-08)
      Sweetpotato is an important food, feed and cash crop in Eastern Africa. Highly stable and adaptable genotypes are important in sweetpotato productivity and evaluation across sites would form a basis for breeding varieties ...
    • Additive Property and the Physical Reducibility of the Mind 

      Hyun, Kwangho (Scientific Research, 2014-05)
      It is controversial whether the mind is physically reducible or not. If the mind is physically reducible, it must share properties with the physical world. To find out how the mind can be characterized, an “additive ...
    • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP): Spoofing Attack and Proposed Defense 

      Al Sukkar, Ghazi; Saifan, Ramzi; Khwaldeh, Sufian; Maqableh, Mahmoud; Jafar, Iyad (Scientific Research Publishing, 2016-07)
      Networks have become an integral part of today’s world. The ease of deployment, low-cost and high data rates have contributed significantly to their popularity. There are many protocols that are tailored to ease the process ...
    • Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix 

      Sylla, Moussa; Ossibi, Pierlesky Elion; Tenkorang, Somuah; Dandakoye, Ismael; Majdoub, KarimIbn; Toughrai, Imane; Laalim, Said Ait; Mazaz, Khalid (Scientific Research, 2018-03)
      Objective: To report the experience of our department on adenocarcinoma of the appendix through a series of six (6) cases. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective study carried out from January 2010 to June 2015 ...
    • Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix in Young Men with Acute Appendicitis 

      Alexiou, K.; Ioannidis, Argyrios; Drikos, I.; Karanikas, I.; Fotopoulos, A.; Chorti, M.; Economou, N. (Scientific Research, 2014-05)
      Intoduction: The adenocarcinomas of the appendix are rare tumors of the gastrointestinal truct that often reveal no clear clinical symptoms and are not diagnosed in time. In this study, we analyze a rare case of an ...
    • Adoption and Scaling-Up of Conservation Agriculture in Tanzania: Case of Arusha and Dodoma Regions 

      Kahimba, Frederick Cassian; Mutabazi, Khamaldin Daud; Tumbo, Siza Donald; Masuki, Kenneth Francis; Mbungu, Winfred Baptist (Scientific Research, 2014-03)
      A study was conducted to assess the adoption and scaling-up of Conservation Agriculture in Arumeru district, Arusha region, northern Tanzania and Chamwino and Dodoma Urban districts in Dodoma region, Central Tanzania. ...
    • The Adoption of the E-Banking: Validation of the Technology Acceptance Model 

      Raida, Regaieg Essafi; Néji, Bouslama (Scientific Research, 2013-08)
      This paper is based on the technology acceptance model which has been adopted by several previous researches. The purpose of the study is to determine the factors that explain the adoption of e-banking by professional in ...
    • Adult Cardiac-Related Deaths: A Reflection of Epidemiologic Transition of Diseases in the Developing World? 

      Thomas, Martins O.; Awolola, Nicholas A.; Olusoji, Olugbenga O. (Scientific Research, 2012-12)
      Background: Epidemiologic transition of diseases is taking place globally. Therefore, it is necessary that more work is done to unravel the situation in respect to cardiac diseases in the developing world. Aim: The research ...
    • Advances in Intrusion Detection System for WLAN 

      Kaur, Ravneet (Scientific Research Publishing, 2011-08)
      A wireless network is not as secure as compare the wired network because the data is transferred on air so any intruder can use hacking techniques to access that data. Indeed it is difficult to protect the data and provide ...
    • Advances in the development of molecular genetic tools for Mycobacterium tuberculosis 

      Chiranjibi, Chhotaray; Yaoju, Tan; Mugweru, Julius; Islam, Md Mahmudul; Hameed, H.M. Adnan; Wang, Shuai; Lu, Zhili; Wang, Changwei; Li, Xinjie; Tan, Shouyong; Liu, Jianxiong; Zhang, Tianyu (Elsevier, 2018-07)
      Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a Gram-positive bacterium of great clinical relevance, is a lethal pathogen owing to its complex physiological characteristics and development of drug resistance. Several molecular genetic ...
    • Advertising Influence on the Profitability of Public and Private Sector Commercial Banks 

      Riaz, S.; Furqan, M.; Siddique, S.S. (OMICS Group, 2015-11)
      This study examines the influence of advertising on the profitability of public and private sector commercial banks over the period of 2008-2012. Bank’s profitability is measured in terms of return on equity (ROE). The ...
    • Aerodynamic Brake for Formula Cars 

      Leone Martellucci (2015-10)
      In the last years, in formula racing cars championships, the aerodynamic had reached an ever more important stance as a performance parameter. In the last four seasons, Red Bull Racing Technical Officer had designed their ...
    • The Aesthetic Function Of The Calypso Style In V.S. Naipaul’s Collection Of Sketches, Miguel Street 

      Weche, Michael O.; Kagwira, Stella P. (2016-07)
      The study is based on the assumption that literary style is paramount to literary communication and the meaning we derive out of a work of literature. Literary meaning cannot therefore be divorced from literary style. ...
    • The Aesthetic Function of the style of Masking as used In V.S. Naipaul’s Collection of Sketches, Miguel Street 

      Weche, Michael O.; Kagwira, Stella P. (2016-06)
      The study is based on the assumption that literary style is paramount to literary communication and the meaning we derive out of a work of literature. Literary meaning cannot therefore be divorced from literary style. The ...