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Survival, Growth and Mycorrhization of Containerised Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies Seedlings of Different Provenances Outplanted in a Forest Clear-Cut

. Gailis, A. (1993). Norway spruce provenances in Latvia. In: Proceedings of IUFRO (S2.2-11) Symposium “Norway Spruce Provenances and Breeding” . Latvia, Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava”, pp. 44–49. Gagné, A., Jany, J. L., Bousquet, J., Khasa, D. P. (2006). Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities of nursery-inoculated seedlings outplanted on clear-cut sites in northern Alberta. Canadian J. For. Res. , 36 (7), 1684–1694. Klavina, D., Gaitnieks, T., Menkis, A. (2013). Growth and ectomycorrhizal community development of containerised and bare

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What Determines The Migration Intentions Of University Students?

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The paper aims at exploring determinants of the university students' intentions to stay within their university region. At this, we presume that students' career choice motivations are related to their professional intentions, which again, along with demographic characteristics, affect their migration decision. Our analysis is based on a cross-sectional study of 2,353 students from three different higher education institutions, two of them located in Germany and one in Namibia. Results indicate that in Germany migration matters because a considerable proportion of students intend to leave the university region after graduation. At this, we found that the students' geographical provenance exerts the most significant effect on the intention to stay. Moreover, certain professional intentions were directly and some career choice motivations were indirectly linked with the intention to remain at the university location. We present several conclusions and implications.

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Dropout of first year undergraduate students: A case study of engineering students

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The phenomenon of drop out studies appears in the current Romanian context as an acute problem of the national education system. In the present research we will try to identify how factors such as the average obtained in the baccalaureate exam, the place of provenance and the number of credits obtained at the end of the first year of study influence the abandonment. Using a bivariate analysis method, we followed the correlation between the variables "number of students expelled after the first year of study" in the case of students enrolled in the first year of study and having obtained a "grade less than or equal to 7 in the baccalaureate exam" and, respectively the correlation between the variable "number of students expelled after the first year of study" and the origin from urban or rural areas. As can be seen from the data collected, an obvious need to investigate the expectation of students at high risk of drop out - as regards the teacher-student relationship - can be presumed: what are the most effective ways of transmitting knowledge and what communication is acceptable by college students.

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Right To Property: From Magna Carta To The European Convention On Human Rights

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Property rights are integral part of the freedom and prosperity of every person, although their centrality has often been misprized and their provenance was doubted. Yet, traces of their origin can be found in Magna Carta, signed by the King of England in 1215. It was a turning point in human rights. Namely, it enumerates what later came to be thought of as human rights. Among them was also the right of all free citizens to own and inherit property. The European Convention on Human Rights was heavily influenced by British legal traditions, including Magna Carta. Among other rights, it also guaranties the right to property as a human right. Moreover, the protection of property rights has been extended to intellectual property rights as well. Namely, the European Court of Human Rights has provided protection of intellectual property rights through the adoption of decisions that interpret the right to property, in relation to intellectual property protection claims. It has extended the human rights protection of property to the mere application for registration of the trade mark. This paper has placed its focus on the development and treatment of the right to property starting from Magna Carta to the European Convention on Human Rights, as modern version of Magna Carta. In this sense, the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and its role and approach in the protection of the right to property will be examined as well.

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Susceptibility of Picea abies and Pinus sylvestris Seedlings of Various origins to Heterobasidion annosum and H. parviporum

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Analysis of the Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Latvian Ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) Stands using Nuclear and Chloroplast SSR Markers

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Influence of Plum Rootstock on Flowering Intensity Depending on Concentration of Dry Matter and Reducing Sugars in Annual Shoots

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Pointer Years in Tree-Ring Width of European Ash with Different Crown Condition and Their Relationships with Climatic Factors in Latvia

response to climate in Larix decidua and Pinus cembra . Ecology , 85 , 730–740. Cook, E. R., Briffa, K., Shiyatov, S., Mazepa, V. (1992). Tree-ring standardization and growth trend estimation. In: Cook, E. R, Kairiukstis, L. A. (eds.). Methods of Dendrochronology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 104–123. Enderle, R., Peters, F., Nakou, A., Metzler, B. (2013). Temporal development of ash dieback symptoms and spatial distribution of collar rots in a provenance trial of Fraxinus excelsior . Eur. J. For. Res. , 132 , 956–876. Grissino

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Relationships between the Mean Leaf Area of Threshed Leaf and the Mean Fibre Length of Cut Tobacco Made from it/Beziehungen zwischen der mittleren Blattfläche von Partien entrippten Blattgutes und der mittleren Faserlänge daraus hergestellten Schnittabaks

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An important characteristic of the cut smoking tobacco is the length of the fibres. The manufacturer strives for a large mean fibre length in order to prevent the content of short tobacco from becoming too great in the course of further processing. It is important that the quality of the leaf be checked, and mainly the mean area of the strips, because this parameter is closely related to fibre length. The suitability of the leaf for the production of a cut tobacco with long fibres is designated by the so-called QV (quality relationship); the fibre distribution is characterized by the SI (sieve index). Investigations were carried out with tobacco of various provenances. The investigation and calculation methods used are described, the results given and discussed. The result shows a very good correlation between the QV and the SI. Also evident is a dependence of the content of unacceptable stem particles in the cut tobacco (URt) on the content of the stem particles "R'' (diameter more than 2.5 mm) in the threshed leaf.

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A Simultaneous Analytical Method to Profile Non-Volatile Components with Low Polarity Elucidating Differences Between Tobacco Leaves Using Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry Detection

for Metabolic Profiling of Vegetables: Lactuca sativa as an Example of its Application; J. Chromatogr. A 1313 (2013) 212-227; DOI: 10.1016/ j.chroma.2013.07.020. 29. Gan, H.H., C. Soukoulis, and I. Fisk: Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionisation Mass Spectrometry Analysis Linked With Chemometrics for Food Classification - A Case Study: Geographical Provenance and Cultivar Classification of Monovarietal Clarified Apple Juices; Food Chem. 146 (2014) 149-156; DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.09.024. 30. Parris, N.A.: Non-Aqueous Reversed

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