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(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-17)
This thesis is an architectural investigation of a house as a rational object imbued by memory. The place is a wooded hill on the border between a hundred acre farm and the marshy ravine of the Totopotomoy "Totomoy" Creek ...
Tributes to the Past, Present, and Future: Confederate Memorialization in Virginia, 1914-1919
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-02)
Between 1914 and 1919, elite white people erected monuments across Virginia, permanently transforming the landscape of their communities with memorials to the Confederacy. Why did these Confederate memorialists continue ...
A Measure of Time A Sense of Place
(Virginia Tech, 2005-07-13)
Sustainable design is often conceived of only in terms of applied technologies, without a concern for quality of life of residents. This thesis is an investigation of sustainable design that meets standards of quality of ...
Reproduction of a root-knot nematode population on flue-cured tobacco homozygous for Rk1 and/or Rk2 resistance genes and the effect of soil temperature on resistance gene efficacy
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09-01)
Utilizing resistant cultivars is a main control strategy for root-knot nematodes in flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.). Most commercial cultivars possess the Rk1 gene, providing resistance to races 1 and 3 of ...
Building Marketing Capacity of Local Food Systems: Case Studies from the Shenandoah Valley
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-17)
Small and medium-sized farms are an important demographic of the agricultural sector in the Shenandoah Valley and Chesapeake Bay watershed. Having sufficient food system infrastructure available and accessible to these ...
A Comparative Analysis of Wellhead Protection: Virginia and Massachusetts
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-25)
Proactive drinking water programs assist communities in the long-term protection of their water supply. The 1986 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) seek to protect groundwater sources of public drinking water. ...
Aspects of Reproduction and Cub Survival in a Hunted Population of Virginia Black Bears
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-09)
We measured black bear (Ursus americanus) reproduction and cub survival during 1994 - 1998, and 1995 - 1999, respectively, in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Virginia to determine age-specific and ...
Dynamic systems analysis of fossil dinoflagellates from the Atlantic Coastal Plain, USA
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-05)
Spatial Distribution of Four Exotic Plants in Relation to Physical Environmental Factors with Analysis using GIS
(Virginia Tech, 2009-01-30)
The spatial distributions of four plant species native to Asia, yet considered invasive in southwestern Virginia, were studied in order to produce predictive habitat maps. The study took place in the mountains to the north ...
Factors inhibiting unionization of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association
(Virginia Tech, 1993-06-02)
The study was an investigation into the motives, policies and practices of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association and the motivations, needs and desires of its membership. This was undertaken to determine the major ...