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Feeding ecology of age-o smallmouth bass in the New River, West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1992-03-05)
<p>The purpose of this study was to determine the food habits of age-O smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu Lac~p~de) in the New River and to examine spatial, temporal, and size-related differences in foraging success. ...
Isolation and characterization of latex-specific promoters from Papaver somniferum L.
(Virginia Tech, 2004-08-17)
The pharmacologically important alkaloids morphine and codeine are found in latex of opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). Latex is harbored in laticifers, a specialized vascular cell-type. Isolation and characterization of ...
Microstructural Engineering of Titanium-Cellulose Nanocrystals Alloys via Mechanical Alloying and Powder Processing
(Virginia Tech, 2018-11-05)
Titanium been used industrially for nearly a century. Ever since it was first reduced to its elemental form, concerted efforts have been made to improve the material and to reduce the cost of production. In this thesis, ...
A study of a dormant spray containing different proportions of oil and dinitro-ortho-cyclo-hexl-phenol with emulsifiers varying in quantity and composition
(Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, 1939)
Characterization of Pituitary Protein Expression Patterns During Stages in the Reproductive Cycle of Turkey Hens
(Virginia Tech, 2003-04-11)
Improvements in turkey reproductive efficiency is a very desirable goal for the turkey industry. The ability to maintain turkey hens in the egg-laying (LAY) stage and produce one additional egg per hen a year is estimated ...
Comparison of Various Display Representation Formats for Older Adults Using Inlab and Remote Usability Testing
(Virginia Tech, 2004-03-29)
The population of seniors is growing and will continue to increase in the next decade. Computer technology holds the promise of enhancing the quality of life and independence of older people as it may increase their ability ...
Cascading Events in the Aftermath of a Targeted Physical Attack on the Power Grid
(Virginia Tech, 2019-03-29)
This work studies the consequences of a human-initiated targeted attack on the electric power system by simulating the detonation of a bomb at one or more substations in and around Washington DC. An AC power flow based ...
Growth and development of Nivatogastrium, a gastromycete related to Pholiota
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1974)
Recommender Systems for the Conference Paper Assignment Problem
(Virginia Tech, 2009-06-04)
Conference paper assignment---the task of assigning paper submissions to reviewers---is a key step in the management and smooth functioning of conferences. We study this problem as an application of recommender systems ...