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Landscape-based Null Models for Archaeological Inference
How do we, as humans and as scientists, learn about the world around us? In this dissertation, I explore how models--epistemological tools that connect theory and reality--not only structure scientific inquiry (including ...
Sustainable Intercropping of Switchgrass and Hybrid Poplar for Bioenergy Production
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is a perennial warm-season grass that has been selected as an important lignocellulosic feedstock to support bioenergy production. Intercropping of two perennial species, switchgrass and ...
FABA BEAN (VICIA FABA L.) A PROMISING NEW PULSE CROP FOR SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON
The successful adoption of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) in southeastern Washington is contingent upon the stability of supply, i.e., yield, and market demand. The lack of regional demand for faba bean has restricted research ...
Local Biosolids Compost: Agricultural Use, Fate of Antibiotics, and Community Engagement
We investigated the agricultural use of locally produced biosolids compost, the fate of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin during the composting process, community perceptions about biosolids, and sociological factors of community ...
GENETIC MECHANISMS OF RESISTANCE TO FUSARIUM ROOT ROT IN PEA (PISUM SATIVUM L.)
Pea (Pisum sativum L.) is an important cool season food legume grown worldwide. High protein and nutritional value, nitrogen fixation, lower water usage and easy growth are some of the benefits of pea production. Despite ...
LIPID PRODUCTION, PHOTOSYNTHESIS ADJUSTMENT AND CARBON PARTITIONING OF MICROALGA CHLORELLA SOROKINIANA CULTURED UNDER MIXOTROPHIC AND HETEROTROPHIC CONDITIONS
Microalgae have attracted growing attention for renewable biofuel production. In this work, microalga Chlorella sorokiniana was explored for its potential for lipid production. The results showed that C. sorokiniana could ...
GENOMIC CHARACTERIZATION AND MOLECULAR INVESTIGATIONS INTO NEGATIVE-STRANDED RNA VIRUSES OF PLANTS
Tospoviruses are economically important viruses affecting a wide range of field and horticultural crops worldwide. Tospoviruses contain large (L) RNA, medium (M) RNA and small (S) RNA. Sequence analysis of the NSs gene in ...
A PREDICTIVE GENETIC KNOWLEDGE FOR APPLE "FRESH SENSATION" PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INCREASE BREEDING EFFICIENCY IN WASHINGTON
Apple texture and flavor are fruit quality components that determine the success of new apple cultivars and consumer satisfaction. Better-tasting apples encourage greater consumption and health benefits. The combined suite ...
Shore Stewards News, Issue 98
Landscaping Septic System Drainfields and Mounds
Shore Stewards News, Issue 100
Grill Cleaning Made Simple