SPREG

AcronymDefinition
SPREGScottish Parliament Renewable energy & Energy efficiency Group
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(2007) found that egg loads of Rhinocyllus conicus Frolich on the native thistle Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreg. decreased significantly as distance from Carduus nutans L., the invasive musk thistle, increased.
Three traditional cooperative institutions--moba (if a family cooperative is not large enough to perform all their field work alone, members of other family cooperatives are invited to help them without any compensation, except food and drink, ready to do the same in return), spreg (if a family cooperative doesn't have enough cattle for plowing, their cattle is pooled with the other cooperative's cattle and their fields are plowed jointly), and pozajmica (if a family cooperative needs extra workers, they are again `borrowed' from another one, which is willing to do the same in return)--all based on commodity exchange, strengthen the ties within the commune, a higher level of social organization.