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A principal consideration in the relatively high failure rate associated with environmental stress cracking is the widespread lack of awareness and understanding of the interaction between plastic materials and chemicals, particularly organic-based chemicals, which are so prevalent in manufacturing, commercial, and household settings.
In addition, the increased density combined with a high environmental stress cracking resistance can increase the creep stress level of polyethylene, which is particularly important for large rotationally moulded containers and tanks typically exposed to internal pressure during storage.
Environmental stress variables such as marital satisfaction were significantly associated with depressive disorders in children whose mothers were also depressed (J.
Topics discussed include the relationship of social and environmental stress to the progression of illness, psychosocial factors related to adherence to medical treatment, the effects of levels of social support on long term survival rates of people with critical illness and the relationship between behavior change and risk factors associated with disease prevention and outcome.
One type of environmental stress being explored, says Stem, is that of response to phosphates.
Hydration and acclimatization to environmental stress are critical to helping keep the active body free from injury.
To combat such losses, Ray Bressan, professor of horticulture and director of Purdue University's Center for Plant Environmental Stress Physiology, West Lafayette, Ind.
This study investigated whether academic or career-technical teachers perceived greater role, task, and environmental stress in a career center setting.
The new UHP grades, PFA-Flex X8502 for extrusion and 8515 for injection molding, are also said to be more resistant to environmental stress cracking (ESCR) than conventional PFAs.
According to hepetologist David Wake of the University of California, Berkeley, "Amphibians are excellent indicators of environmental stress.
Today's offices are more crowded, and the increased use of load generating equipment such as computers and copiers adds another environmental stress.
The Second Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project for Eastern Africa development objectives are to: (i) improve collaborative management of the transboundary natural resources of Lake Victoria basin (LVB) for the shared benefits of the East African Community (EAC) partner states; and (ii) reduce environmental stress in targeted pollution hotspots and selected degraded sub catchments to improve the livelihoods of communities, who depend on the natural resources of LVB.
BASF Plant Science GmbH (Germany) has patented a transgenic plant transformed by a Protein Kinase Stress-Related Protein (PKSRP) coding nucleic acid, wherein expression of the nucleic acid sequence in the plant results in increased tolerance to environmental stress as compared to a wild type variety of the plant.
Established in 1971, the publication includes content on laboratory and field research in areas such as health, race relations, discrimination, group processes, population growth, crowding, accelerated cultural change, violence, poverty, environmental stress, helping behavior, effects of the legal system on society and the individual, political participation and extremism, communication, negotiations among nations, socioeconomics, social aspects of drug use, organizational and industrial issues, behavioral medicine and environmental psychology.
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