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European Policy on Food Safety : Comments and suggestions on the White Paper on Food Safety
The paper provides a summary of the report written for the European Parliament's Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Programme, as a response to the Commission's 2000 Food Safety White Paper. The White Paper ...
Re-evaluating the word-length effect
(Psychology Press, 2001)
Notes that the word-length effect, wherein subjects can recall a sequence of short words in the correct order more accurately than they can recall a sequence of long words, is one of the most salient features of immediate ...
Opto-thermal measurement of barrier cream residence time on skin in-vivo
We report the non-invasive opto-thermal measurement of the residence time of a barrier cream on in-vivo skin. These measurements revealed an approximately exponential decrease of cream layer thickness with a 1/e disappearance ...
Construing the unthinkable
Diseases of winter linseed : occurrence, effects and importance
In 1998, a survey of the incidence and severity of diseases was carried out on 30 crops of winter linseed at early flowering and again at crop maturity. Five crops each were selected in south west, east, east Midlands, ...
Paying Attention to Relevant Dimensions : A Localist Approach
Localist models of, for example, the classification of multidimensional stimuli, can run into problems if generalization is attempted when many of the stimulus dimensions are irrelevant to the classification task in hand. ...
Development of an online pesticide information system for Chile : Final report to Syngenta Chile
(University of Hertfordshire, 2001)
Report describes an online software package that provides farmers and growers with a quick and visual way of identifying the most effective and environmentally safe pestciide product. The system was designed to help (a) ...
Improving stem canker control in winter oilseed rape by accurate timing of fungicide applications based on disease forecasting
This three year project focused on improving strategies for control of canker (Leptosphaeria maculans) in winter oilseed rape. There were three main objectives, which were addressed using historical data and field experiments: ...
Residents’ perceptions of water quality improvements following remediation work in the Pymme’s Brook catchment, north London, UK
Residents’ perceptions of water quality change following remediation work in the upper Pymme’s Brook catchment (north London) were elicited by questionnaire and compared with monitored changes in Escherichia coli count and ...