This thesis addressed the potential of endemic predaceous and parasitic arthropods of
the Hood River Valley, Oregon to suppress the pear psylla, Cacopsylla pyricola F8rster.
Natural enemies adequately suppressed psylla in three of seven unsprayed orchards of
differing vegetational settings, orchard age, and size. Relatively few psylla natural enemies
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the characters of
winter wave climates of the Washington and Oregon coasts from 1980-
81 through 1989-90 and to compare these spatially and temporally
with the occurrence of storm events. Of particular interest is the
analysis of wave climates and weather events...
Ribonucleotide reductase is an important enzyme in the control of
DNA replication within the cell. Ribonucleotide reductase exerts its
control through enzymatic reduction of nucleoside diphosphates. The
bacteriophage T4 enzyme is an example of the class of iron-requiring
reductases which also includes E. coli and mammalian ribonucleotide
reductases. The two...