Our 2010 blog statistics

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 3 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 58 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 69 posts. There were 98 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 28mb. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was May 12th with 419 views. The most popular post that day was ICARDA calls for action to fight wheat disease epidemic.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were icarda.org, icarda.cgiar.org, mail.yahoo.com, globalrust.org, and intranet2.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for icarda vacancies, icarda jobs, wuletaw tadesse, presenting scientific data, and icarda ug99.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


ICARDA calls for action to fight wheat disease epidemic May 2010


Vacancies at ICARDA headquarters in Aleppo October 2010


Vacancies for international positions at ICARDA March 2010


Food security and climate change in dry areas: Abstracts (En) July 2010
2 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


The lentil: botany, production and uses March 2010

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