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Laura A. Levin, Kelly M. Langer, David G. Clark, Thomas A. Colquhoun, Jeri L. Callaway and Howard R. Moskowitz

impacting human health with flowers. The K-cluster analyses ( MacQueen, 1967 ) segmented subjects based on the subject’s data generated from the experiment itself and provided for very interesting and somewhat unique conclusions. In contrast, when subjects

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Richard O. Carey, George J. Hochmuth, Christopher J. Martinez, Treavor H. Boyer, Vimala D. Nair, Michael D. Dukes, Gurpal S. Toor, Amy L. Shober, John L. Cisar, Laurie E. Trenholm and Jerry B. Sartain

environmental impacts are especially important in areas experiencing rapid population growth. In Florida, the statewide population has increased from 1.9 million in 1940 to 17.4 million in 2005 and is projected to exceed 24 million by 2025 [ Marella, 2004

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Virginia I. Lohr

almost every aspect of human society, including economic prosperity, human and environmental health, and national security” ( U.S. Global Change Research Program, 2009 ). Other notable points in the brochure include the importance of having climate

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Christina M. Bavougian, Paul E. Read, Vicki L. Schlegel and Kathryn J. Hanford

on human health. The capacity to neutralize free radicals (reactive molecules that cause mutations, heart disease, skin problems, and aging), also called antioxidant activity (AOA), is common to phenolics as a group ( Iacopini et al., 2008 ). The AOA

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Thibault Nordey, Elias Shem and Joel Huat

The environmental and human health impacts of chemicals used to control soil-borne pathogens (e.g., methyl bromide, carbofuran, carbosulfan) have been raising concerns and have resulted in their gradually being phased out at various speeds depending

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Guo-Liang Jiang, Laban K. Rutto and Shuxin Ren

) compared with $350 to $600 of the gross income per acre for growing general-purpose soybean. Soy food provides complete protein with all essential amino acids and benefits human health ( Messina, 1999 ). Although soybean historically has not been viewed as

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John C. Majsztrik and John D. Lea-Cox

improve during the 1990s ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1. Health of the Chesapeake Bay over time based on a number of indicators including nutrient inputs, submerged aquatic vegetation health, and oyster and blue crab populations. ( Inset ) Human population of the

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Amy L. McFarland

relationship between the physical environment and mood, researchers have concluded that human responses to vegetation are aesthetic, affective, and cognitive ( Sheets and Manzer, 1991 ). These findings indicate that nature, even in modest quantities, can have a

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James Shippen, Paul Alexander and Barbara May

maintenance of optimal health. Although the ergonomics of manual handling and the impact of power tools, and in some cases manually powered tools, have been studied, little work has been done on digging and its suggested detrimental effects on the

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Dustin P. Meador and Paul R. Fisher

chlorinated water. In the presence of organic and inorganic N including ammonia, a range of equilibria reactions occur to form “complexed” chlorinated molecules such as chloramines in equations [1 to 3] adapted from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency