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a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used

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Additionally, ADA-ES expects to conduct full-scale field-testing of sorbent injection for mercury control in high sulfur trioxide flue gas on a cyclone boiler configuration at the Public Service Company of New Hampshire's (PSNH) Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire.
Researchers at the National Environment Research Council's Institute of Virology and Environmental Microbiology in Oxford, England, began field-testing their scorpion-toxin virus last year.
In addition, Gunite field-testing has indicated that GOLD drums can yield longer life compared to other drums.
By 1995, the working group predicts, scientists will overcome these problems, and Bt-endowed corn, potatoes, rice, lettuce and cole crops (such as broccoli and cabbage) will emerge from laboratories for field-testing -- just before the field-tested tomato crops reach the market.
Current ALARM units being deployed for field-testing are limited to radiation (beta-gamma) detection.
He said field-testing for two new vaccines recently began, using volunteers in Argentina and the People's Republic of China.
Organizations playing key supporting roles in laboratory and field-testing of the technology include: National Electric Energy Testing, Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC); Kinectrics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); and the U.
Field-testing for two groups of genetically engineered bacteria--one designed to retard frost formation on strawberries, the other to increase nitrogen fixation in alfalfa--has been the subject of recent actions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Bentley says the field-testing and marketing application should have come before the USDA's Recombinant DNA Research Committee.