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  • How Sushi Went Global Summary

    The topic of Week nine is the foodways of Japanese-Americans, and how they differ from Japanese traditions. To learn more about this, we were assigned four readings. The first one, “Japan: Japanese Food”, by Ayako Yoshimura explains the diffusion of Japanese foodways into America. She starts by describing how Japanese people entered the United States, which occurred when the Edo seclusion policy was nullified, allowing people to migrate in order to find work. A large percentage flocked to…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Gm Food

    GM foods as a solution According to the United Nations about 21 000 people die each day due to hunger or hunger related problems. With genetically modified foods we will be able to increase the yield of crops in hunger stricken countries, improve their resistance to diseases and insects and increase their nutritional value. Advantages disadvantages of GM foods Some advantages of genetically modified foods include: a higher yield of crops per hectare, this means that we put a lesser strain on…

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  • Genetically Modified Foods Environmental Analysis

    The idea of genetically modified (GM) foods is laden with misconception from the public. For over two decades, the presence and use GM foods has grown dramatically. Being under strict regulatory control from its inception, GM foods have been able to feed a greater (and growing) world population and minimize certain aspects of ecological impact of the agricultural industry. The use of genetically modified foods benefits human beings and the environment, and should continue to be utilized with its…

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  • The Vision And Vision Of Maize Public Schools

    current vision statement for USD 266 is “By 2017, Maize USD 266 will be in the top 5% of all school district in the state of Kansas”. This vision was created in 2012-2013 school year as part of the district’s five year strategic plan. I interviewed our current superintendent, Chad Higgins, about the vision. He felt that it was…

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  • Efficacy Of P. Putida And P. Fluorescens Isolates

    at position-1 at 600 nm=107–108 colony forming units (CFU) ml-1 for inoculation (Bhuvaneswari et al. 1980). Maize B73 (Z. mays L.) seeds were then inoculated with selected bacterial cultures for 2 h, while control plants group was mock-inoculated with sterilized water only. 1.3. Plant Growth and Drought Stress Conditions A pot experiment was conducted to compare the efficacy of two…

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  • Pros And Cons Of GMO

    Do The Pros of GMO’s outweigh the Cons? Since the introduction on the genetically modified organism in the mid to late 1990’s many people have debated on their economic and environmental impact, as well as their safety for human consumption. Many companies like Monsanto and Dow Agro-science that produce these bioengineered foods have conducted research on the topics of environmental and economic benefits as well as the safety of GMO foods. The results of the studies conclude that genetically…

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  • Nuer Lives Analysis

    Evans-Pritchard, and Nuer Journeys, Nuer Lives, by Jon D. Holtzman, the lives of pastoralists in southern Sudan are discussed. In the selection by Evans-Pritchard, we learn about a group who’s social and economic structures rely heavily on cattle. Cattle cannot be tended by a single family alone, so several families may tend and protect their cattle together. The cattle belong to the head of the household, and even among his death, the family is reluctant to break up the herd, at least until…

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  • Genetically Modified Food Essay

    on South Africa The majority of maize consumed in South Africa is genetically modified and South Africa is the only country in the world that’s staple is mainly genetically modified. Genetically modified maize in South Africa, that are planted and harvested in South Africa, are known as Bt-crops. Bt-crops are so named from the protein produced by a soil bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis, this protein killed insects when they eat and digest it. Therefore these maize plants cut back on pesticides.…

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  • Golden Rice Can End World Hunger Analysis

    article by introducing the problem: 250 million children are suffering from provitamin A deficiency, which is important for resistance against infectious diseases. Renneberg’s solution is to use Golden Rice that is genetically modified containing maize DNA, which has provitamin A. He believes this to be a strong solution because rice is a key food in the diets of two billion people worldwide. He later mentions the opposition of his argument when he states, “ their objection wasn’t to the…

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  • Summary Of Ethnic Label 'Chicano'

    • What does the author say in Chapter 4 about the ethnic label “Chicano” and word association with lower class peons? The author says “the ethnic label ‘Chicano’ was probably derived from the word ‘Mechicano,’ a sixteenth-century pronunciation of Mex (ch) icano” (Vigil 81). And, he also says “The word finally became synonymous with the dispossessed lower-class peons” (Vigil 81). • Refer to pages 88 and 89, Vigil writes, “One of the most fascinating and creative examples of syncretic development…

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