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Phenology and Synchrony of Scymnus coniferarum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) with Multiple Adelgid Species in the Puget Sound, WA, USA
The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), <i>Adelges tsugae</i>, is an invasive pest of <i>Tsuga</i> spp. in eastern North America. <i>Scymnus coniferarum</i> is a predaceous beetle that was collected from HWA in the western United ...
Implementation of Forestry Best Management Practices on Biomass and Conventional Harvesting Operations in Virginia
Logging residues are often utilized as a Best Management Practice (BMP) for stabilizing bare soil on forest harvesting operations. As utilization of woody biomass increases, concern has developed regarding availability of ...
Green Affordable Housing: Cost-Benefit Analysis for Zoning Incentives
In the year 2017, about 89% of the total energy consumed in the US was produced using non-renewable energy sources, and about 43% of tenant households were cost burdened. Local governments are in a unique position to ...
Estimating Costs and Effectiveness of Upgrades in Forestry Best Management Practices for Stream Crossings
Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) are used for protection of water quality at forest stream crossings, yet effects and costs for gradients of BMPs are not well documented. We evaluated forty-two truck road and skid ...
A Decellularized Porcine Xenograft-Derived Bone Scaffold for Clinical Use as a Bone Graft Substitute: A Critical Evaluation of Processing and Structure
Background: Bone grafts are used in approximately one half of all musculoskeletal surgeries. Autograft bone is the historic gold standard but is limited in supply and its harvest imparts significant morbidity to the patient. ...
Prediction of Young’s Modulus for Injection Molded Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
In this article, the elastic properties of long-fiber injection-molded thermoplastics (LFTs) are investigated by micro-mechanical approaches including the Halpin-Tsai (HT) model and the Mori-Tanaka model based on Eshelby’s ...