Oxygen uptakes of Douglas-fir beetles collected during November
1969 through April 1970 were measured at different experimental temperatures.
The oxygen uptakes of adult beetles increased at each
experimental temperature as the seasons progressed from winter to
The larval and pupal Douglas-fir beetles, collected in February
1970, had lower oxygen...
Microtus canicaudus Miller, the gray-tailed vole, was studied
in the field and laboratory in order to clarify aspects of the relationship
of this species to its habitat. All trapping and sampling was done
on permanent pasture land in the William L. Finley National Wildlife
Refuge 12 miles south of Corvallis,...
A method was developed for converting the food producing capabilities
of Oregon's soils to numerical data from which state and county
carrying capacities for human populations could be calculated. Another
method was developed for converting the needs for housing and related
support construction to numerical data which would consume cultivated...
A conceptual model of the tidal flat system, emphasizing the
sulfur cycle was presented. Measurements were made of the vertical
distribution within tidal flat deposits of total aerobic and sulfate
reducing bacteria, total sulfides, redox potential, volatile solids,
and particle size. Variations in dissolved oxygen and free sulfides
Thais emarginata is a gastropod which inhabits the midlittoral
zone of the intertidal region. Oxygen consumption of high-level and
low-level organisms was determined at various seasons of the year
over an experimental temperature range of 5 to 20° C.
No significant difference in respiratory rate between separate
populations of high-level...
Abbott Creek Natural Area is a 2600 acre research area of the
Mixed-Conifer forest type. This study delineated plant association
units within the area, and demonstrates the use of the computer program
SIMORD as a tool in the definition of such associations. One
hundred fourteen sites were sampled by a...
In this work, we systematically explore the effectiveness of optical aberration correction over a wide range of optical depths using the Segmented and Zernike Polynomial bases. We manufacture a set of 16 optical phantom samples consisting of a clear polyester resin substrate embedded with varying concentrations of aluminum oxide (Al₂O₃)...
Hop powdery mildew (Podosphaera macularis) was confirmed in the Pacific Northwest in 1996. Before 2012, the most common race of P. macularis was able to infect plants that possessed powdery mildew resistance based on the R-genes Rb, R3, and R5. Post 2012, two additional races of P. macularis were discovered...
Using a plastic bottle, we explore the capabilities of a reflective phase-only Spatial Light
Modulator (SLM) in removing wavefront aberrations using a Zernike polynomial phase mask, with
the modulators phase depth limited to 0.8π radians. Wavefront aberrations, which can be modeled
with Zernike polynomials, distort image transmission through various optical...
A multi-year field study was conducted in Oregon and Washington to evaluate the influence of nitrogen fertilization rate and timing on cone quality, nitrate accumulation in cones, severity of powdery mildew (caused by Podosphaera macularis), arthropod pests, and the stability of conservation biological control of the twospotted spider mite (Tetranychus...