of freshwater mussels using the method of thin section.
This will be achieved through the production of a validated and objective method for age determination
for these species using microchemistry techniques and subsequent statistical analysis.
2010) is problematic, and systematic bias among age determination
laboratories occurs despite age validation (Rice et al.
1982: A statistical method for evaluating the reproducibility of age determination
from teeth: A color atlas of forensic dentistry.
After that workshop, sectioned otoliths have been used as a supplementary method for age determination
Use of the upper second premolar for age determination
of the African lion (Panthera leo) in sub-saharan Africa, for purposes of remote monitoring.
Comparison of scales and otoliths for age determination
of whitefish Coregonus lavaretus.
The closure temperature of zircon, which is above 900[degrees]C at most geologically relevant time scales (Cherniak and Watson, 2003), marks the condition at which diffusion becomes sufficient to exchange U and/or Pb, and therefore disturb the U-Pb system and thus the age determination
In some tropical fish species, age determination
is difficult, when there are no well-defined environmental changes between seasons, such as winter-spring transitions.
The judges will find it difficult even an age determination
test takes longer than a month," the judge added.
The age determination
was conducted in the entire left otolith, which was immersed in liquid petrolatum (liquid lightener) and observed with reflected light under a stereoscopic microscope at 20x magnification.
Dental age is an alternate form of bone age determination
which also gives an estimate of skeletal maturity.
Accurate age determination
is vital in any competitive age-restricted sport; inconsistencies in age lead to unequal chances and counter both the spirit of the game and 'fair play'.
Gestational age determination
and certain anomalies can be picked up earlier.