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Macromolecular fungal ice nuclei in Fusarium: effects of physical and chemical processing
(European Geosciences Union, 2019-12-09)
Some biological particles and macromolecules are particularly efficient ice nuclei (IN), triggering ice formation at temperatures close to 0 degrees C. The impact of biological particles on cloud glaciation and the formation ...
Impact of demographic disparities in social distancing and vaccination on influenza epidemics in urban and rural regions of the United States
Abstract Background Self-protective behaviors of social distancing and vaccination uptake vary by demographics and affect the transmission dynamics of influenza in the United ...
Feedback Between Behavioral Adaptations and Disease Dynamics
(Springer Nature, 2018-08-20)
We study the feedback processes between individual behavior, disease prevalence, interventions and social networks during an influenza pandemic when a limited stockpile of antivirals is shared between the private and the ...
Surveying agrifood stakeholders to identify priorities as part of a Virginia food system assessment
Throughout Virginia there are a multitude of social, environmental, and economic challenges facing farmers and communities. In 2010 and 2011, an interdisciplinary team of faculty, practitioners, and graduate students ...
Mapping the Celebrity Endorsement of Branded Food and Beverage Products and Marketing Campaigns in the United States, 1990–2017
Celebrity endorsement used to promote energy-dense and nutrient-poor (EDNP) food and beverage products may contribute to poor dietary habits. This study examined celebrity endorsement of branded food and beverage products ...
Accession-Level Differentiation of Urushiol Levels, and Identification of Cardanols in Nascent Emerged Poison Ivy Seedlings
Poison ivy (<i>Toxicodendron radicans</i> (L.) Kuntze) shows accession-level differentiation in a variety of morphometric traits, suggesting local adaptation. To investigate whether the presumed defense compound urushiol ...
SacB-SacR Gene Cassette As the Negative Selection Marker to Suppress Agrobacterium Overgrowth in Agrobacterium-Mediated Plant Transformation
Agrobacterium overgrowth is a common problem in Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation. To suppress the Agrobacterium overgrowth, various antibiotics have been used during plant tissue culture steps. The antibiotics ...
Informed Adaptations of a Strength-Training Program through a Research-Practice Partnership
Efficacy and effectiveness data for strength-training programs targeting older adults have been well established, but it is evident that they are not translated within practice-based settings to have a public health impact, ...
First report of a mermithid nematode infecting Piezodorus guildinii and Acrosternum hilare (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in the United States
(Florida Entomological Society, 2012-03)
Characterization of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) populations in Virginia: social form genotyping and pathogen/parasitoid detection
(Florida Entomological Society, 2010-03)
Red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, workers were sampled from 26 colonies in Virginia during the 2007-2008 time period. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays were used to determine colony social form (monogyny ...