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IDENTIFICATION OF THE LYME DISEASE VECTOR IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05)
Orographic Patterns Effect on Water Quality in the Shenandoah National Park
(Virginia Tech, 2009-12-04)
Effects of forest harvesting best management practices on surface water quality in the Virginia coastal plain
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2000)
Three small watersheds located in Westmoreland County, Virginia, were monitored to evaluate the impact of forest clearcutting on surface water quality and to evaluate the effectiveness of forestry best management practices ...
Total fatty acid production in golden alga Prymnesium parvum a potential bio-diesel feedstock
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05)
Developing renewable and sustainable feedstocks for biodiesel production is one strategy for reducing our dependence on petroleum-based fuel. Microalgae are attractive feedstocks for biodiesel due to their high lipid content ...
State Master Gardeners Knowledge and Behavior Regarding Food Safety and Good Agricultural Practices Recommendations
(Virginia Tech, 2009-12)
Master Gardener’s (MG) are volunteers that dedicate their time and resources to complete advanced training on gardening practices. They are a valuable resource to state Cooperative Extension services, like the one in ...
Plasticity and constraint in growth and protein mineralization of ectomycorrhizal fungi under simulated nitrogen deposition
(Mycological Society of America, 2002)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi allow their host plants access to organic forms of N through enzymatic mineralization of the substrate and enhanced absorption of amino acids and mineral N. The cost to the plant is carbohydrates that ...
A standard cytogenetic photomap for the mosquito Anopheles stephensi (Diptera : Culicidae): Application for physical mapping
(Oxford University Press, 2006-09)
To facilitate physical genome mapping, we have developed a new cytogenetic photomap for Anopheles stephensi (Liston) (Diptera: Culicidae), an important malaria vector in Asia. The high-resolution images of the ovarian ...
La Crosse encephalitis virus habitat associations in Nicholas County, West Virginia
(Oxford University Press, 2000-07-01)
Aedes triseriatus (Say) population density patterns and La Crosse encephalitis virus infection rates were evaluated in relation to a variety of habitat parameters over a 14-wk period. Ovitraps and landing collections were ...
Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera : Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia
(Oxford University Press, 2003-07-01)
Recently, the number of reported human cases of La Crosse encephalitis, an illness caused by mosquito-borne La Crosse virus (LAC), has increased in southwestern Virginia, resulting in a need for better understanding of the ...
The avocado subgroup of Phytophthora citricola constitutes a distinct species, Phytophthora mengei sp. Nov.
(Mycological Society of America, 2009-07)
Isolates from avocado tree cankers have been recognized as a distinct subgroup within the P. citricola complex since 1974, both morphologically and molecularly (isozyme and amplified fragment length polymorphism [AFLP] ...