Innovation Domains for Driving Transformation and Rural Development: The Case of Smallholder Dairying in Zimbabwe

Posted on March 29, 2021Categories Agricultural ScienceTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Innovation Domains for Driving Transformation and Rural Development: The Case of Smallholder Dairying in Zimbabwe

Dairy production in tropical regions has a lot of potential for development, but it also has a lot of challenges. Smallholder dairy production systems are also heterogeneous around the world, with a diverse range of technological characteristics, socioeconomic circumstances, and institutional characteristics. Centered on a survey of 227 households from the Rusitu and Gokwe smallholder dairy projects in Zimbabwe, this chapter addresses large global issues of innovation domains. The researchers used a multivariate analysis approach and Principal Component Analysis (PCA) … Continue reading “Innovation Domains for Driving Transformation and Rural Development: The Case of Smallholder Dairying in Zimbabwe”

Study on the Typology of Temperament of Japanese Children Aged 3 and 4

Posted on December 14, 2020Categories Medicine and MedicalTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Study on the Typology of Temperament of Japanese Children Aged 3 and 4

Background: Very early in life, variations between children arise. One such differentiation is the temperament of babies. It was a major clinical and research issue. The definition of temperament is debatable, however it has been defined differently by several researchers. Although most temperament studies are variable-centered, the structure of temperament has seldom been questioned from a person-centered viewpoint (i.e., typology of temperament). The aim of our study is to use the EASI survey and a two-step cluster analysis to classify … Continue reading “Study on the Typology of Temperament of Japanese Children Aged 3 and 4”

Spatial and Temporal Variations of Climate in Europe: Recent Advancement

Posted on August 18, 2020Categories Earth ScienceTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Spatial and Temporal Variations of Climate in Europe: Recent Advancement

Temperature series of the original individual measurements of the minimum and maximum daily temperatures from 24 stations located in different regions of Europe are considered with the objective of studying the stability or the variability of the “climate” in time and space. The patterns of the temperature statistics, the shapes of probability density functions, in particular, at different places and times allow comparisons based on the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, the Shannon entropy, and cluster analysis, used separately or in combination for … Continue reading “Spatial and Temporal Variations of Climate in Europe: Recent Advancement”