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Giessen

(gē`sən), city (1994 pop. 73,705), Hesse, central Germany, on the Lahn River. It is an industrial center and rail junction. Its manufactures include machinery, textiles, rubber goods, and tobacco products. Iron ore is mined nearby. Giessen was chartered by 1248 and became the chief town of Upper HesseHesse
, Ger. Hessen, state (1994 pop. 5,800,000), 8,150 sq mi (24,604 sq km), central Germany. Wiesbaden is the capital. It is bounded by Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria in the south, Rhineland-Palatinate in the west, North Rhine–Westphalia and Lower Saxony in
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. The city was heavily damaged in World War II. It is the seat of a famous university (founded 1607), where the chemist Justus von Liebig taught (1824–52).
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Giessen

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Land (state) of Hesse. Located in the valley of the Lahn River in the Rhenish Slate Mountains. Population, 74,400 (1969). It is an industrial center in the Lahn-Dill iron-ore basin. Metalworking, metallurgy, printing, and the rubber industry are significantly developed. The J. Liebig University, which was founded in 1607, is located there. Giessen has been known as a city since 1248.

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Giessen

a city in central Germany, in Hesse: university (1607). Pop.: 74 001 (2003 est.)
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In discussing the distinction between valuation and appraisement, Mises recognized the lineage of subjective value in price theory back to, in particular, Gossen and Menger.
Being the first of the three fathers of neoclassic economics to explain prices primarily by subjective valuations, Menger nevertheless was strongly influenced by German economists of his time, although it seems that he was not aware of the work of Hermann Heinrich Gossen (Gossen 1854) which anticipated the Marginalist Revolution.
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Although some chickpea cultivars are genetically resistant against blight disease, however, the resistance is only partial (Chongo and Gossen, 2001; Iqbal et al., 2005).