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Root damage of apple plants by cockchafer larvae induces a change in volatile signals below- and above-ground
(Wiley: 12 months, 2015)
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) mediate communication between plants and insects. Plants under insect herbivore attack release VOCs either at the site of attack or systemically, indicating within-plant communication. ...
The differentiation of anthropogenous forest communities: a synsystematical approach
Purely man-made deciduous and coniferous forests dominated by native as well as non-native tree species cover large areas in Central Europe. Although there is a long tradition and continuity in phytosociology to study flora ...
Integration of OTSM-TRIZ and Analytic Hierarchy Process for Choosing the Right Solution
A relevant part of TRIZ literature concerns the steps of the problem solving process, hence the analysis of the troublesome situation, the identification of the core problem and its resolution. Conversely, few efforts have ...
Preliminary Studies on Human Approaches to Inventive Design Tasks with a TRIZ Perspective
Among the open research issues in the field of inventive design, a careful attention should be dedicated to the definition of means to measure and improve the efficiency of educational and training processes as well as to ...
Axiomatic Design and TRIZ: Deficiencies of their Integrated Use and Future Opportunities
(ElsevierElsevier: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives License, 2015)
The first decade of 2000s has observed the diffusion of several contributions illustrating methods that combined Axiomatic Design (AD) and the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ). Such a kind of methodological ...
Response of bacterial community during bioremediation of an oil-polluted soil
Development of a decentralized and compact comfort ventilation system with highly efficient heat recovery for minimal invasive refurbishment of buildings
To ensure adequate indoor air quality, ventilation is necessary in new constructions as well as in modernized existing buildings. In order to minimize energy losses, ventilation systems with integrated heat recovery should ...
Antennal and behavioral responses of Cis boleti to fungal odor of Trametes gibbosa
(Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option B, 2008)
Cis boleti (Coleoptera: Ciidae) preferentially colonizes fungi from the genus Trametes that are known as important wood decomposers. The aim of our research was to investigate if C. boleti uses the chemical volatile ...
The power of small structures – How to guarantee jobs by structured business growth in networks = Die Kraft der kleinen Strukturen - Beschäftigungssicherung durch strukturiertes Unternehmenswachstum im Netzwerk
(G I T O Verlag, 2007)
In den letzten Jahren wirtschaftlicher Rezession hat sich die Bedeutung der kleinen und mittelständischen Unternehmen (KMU) für die Beschäftigungssicherung in Europa gezeigt. Die Wirtschaftsstruktur scheint zu „pulverisieren“, ...
Bacterial diversity in faeces from polar bear (Ursus maritimus) in Arctic Svalbard
(BioMed Central, 2010)
Background Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are major predators in the Arctic marine ecosystem, feeding mainly on seals, and living closely associated with sea ice. Little is known of their gut microbial ecology and the main ...