Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems represent nearly half of building energy usage in the United States. Recent building regulations requiring increased air turnover within buildings will result in even greater air conditioning usage. To alleviate these concerns, membrane-based heat-and-moisture exchangers known as energy recovery ventilators have been developed to...
Steven Universe, a relatively new show from Cartoon Network, explores an unexpectedly complex understanding of gender through their main protagonists. Utilizing Judith Butler’s work on gender performativity and doing gender, as well as Daniel Dennett’s conception of the self as a theorist’s fiction, and Alexander Weheliye’s understanding of power and...
Phaseolus vulgaris, the common bean, is susceptible to many
bacterial, fungal and viral diseases. However, resistance to several
diseases has been identified in related Phaseolus species, P.
coccineus, P. acutifolius and P. lunatus. Thus, interspecific
hybridization could result in transfer of beneficial characteristics.
One of the problems encountered in interspecific...
This thesis describes a Mossbauer effect and electron
paramagnetic resonance study of iron (III) tetraphenylporphyrinatobenzenethiolate
benzene thiol, an analog compound
for bacterial cytochrome P-450. The compound is unusual in
that it provides a model for the two ferric reaction states
of cytochrome P-450. The iron in the model compound exhibits...
Under the reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSRA), US fisheries management councils must specify an annual catch limit (ACL) for each managed species and institute accountability measures (AMs) to ensure that actual harvest will not cause the stock to be overfished. While the details of implementation are still being developed, a set...
A 2-year field study was conducted on the effects of two sulfur
fertilizers (calcium sulfate or elemental S, 0 or 50 kg S ha⁻¹ yr⁻¹)
on the distribution of sulfur fractions (inorganic sulfate, C-bonded,
ester sulfate, and residual S), arylsulfatase enzyme activity, and
microbial biomass carbon (C) and sulfur (S)...
Studies were initiated to determine the response of two common
groundsel biotypes (Senecio vulgaris L. ) to several s-triazine herbicides.
Herbicides tested were: 2-chloro-4,6-bis(ethylamino)-striazine
s-triazine (atrazine) 2-(sec-butylamino)-4-(ethylamino)-6-methoxys-
triazine (GS-14254), 2, 4-bis(isopropylamino)-6-methoxy-striazine
s-triazine (terbutryn), and 2, 4-bis(isopropylamino)-6-
methylthio-s-triazine (prometryne). One biotype was much more
susceptible than the...