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Fundamental Study on Kinetics of Hemicellulose Hydrolysis and Bioconversion of Hemicellulose Hydrolysate Mixture into Lactic Acid 

Shi, Suan (2015-08-18)
In the first part of this dissertation, the kinetics of hemicellulose hydrolysis in dilute-acid hydrolysis of Kramer Corn Stover (KCS) under high-solid conditions was investigated. Dilute-acid pretreatment is one of the ...

Fundulus grandis otolith microchemistry as a metric of estuarine discrimination and environmental conditions in the northern Gulf of Mexico 

Nelson, Thomas Reid (2014-06-25)
The Gulf Killifish Fundulus grandis is an important component of saltmarsh ecosystems and is an ideal choice as an indicator species for environmental changes, given that it remains near the same marsh throughout its life. ...

Fungal associations and improving micropropagation of native Rhododendron spp. 

Brown, Brett (2017-07-27)
Rhododendron is the most abundant genus in the Ericaceae family, consisting of over 1000 species that are native to North America, Western Europe, and Northern Asia. With certain Rhododendron varieties being desirable due ...

Fungicide Resistance in the Early and Late Leaf Spot Pathogens of Peanut and Their Management 

Kaur, Livleen (2023-07-24)  ETD File Embargoed
The aim of this project was to improve management recommendations for leaf spot diseases of peanuts in Alabama. Early leaf spot (caused by Passalora arachidicola) and late leaf spot (caused by Nothopassalora personata) are ...

Further Validation of a Parental Tolerance Measure 

Loper, Miranda (2006-05-15)
Tolerance for child misbehavior is defined as the amount of annoyance experienced when a child misbehaves. This construct has received relatively little attention in the field of child psychology and most of this research ...

Future Orientation, Impulsivity, and Deviance: Longitudinal Relationships and Multilevel Processes 

Chen, Pan (2009-07-06)
Using a sample of over 14,000 adolescents from 145 schools of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), the current work tested the longitudinal relationship between future orientation and deviance ...

Gains in Achievement with Access to Three Types of Scripted Activities on Elaboration in a Freshman Composition Class 

Boutwell, Ashli (2007-12-15)
This study investigated associations between pair and group scripted revision activities and the outcome variables of holistic scores and elaboration criterion scores on a high-stakes community college writing exam. The ...

Gallium nitride based heterojunction field effect transistor: fabrication and application 

Thapa, Resham (2012-06-19)
Gallium nitride (GaN) is a wide bandgap semiconducting material, which is piezoelectric, biocompatible, and also resistive to ionizing radiation. Material properties such as direct bandgap, chemical/thermal stability, ...

Gameplay in Higher Education: The Use of Serious Games vs Traditional Instructional Methods in Learning 

Gale, Mark (2011-03-30)
Over the past 15-20 years, the video game industry has grown at an incredible pace. The students entering our colleges and universities, known as digital natives, have grown up with advanced technology being commonplace ...

GANGs: an Energy Efficient Medium Access Protocol 

Barowski, Yawen (2010-04-13)
Recent advances in wireless communications and electronics have enabled the development of low-cost sensor networks. Low energy storage capacity is one of the critical features of nodes in these networks. Communication ...

Gantt Resource Management System Applied to Construction 

Ali, Mohammed (2015-05-04)
The current scheduling techniques such as the Critical Path Method (CPM) do not directly take resources (i.e. material, equipment, manpower) into consideration when producing schedules. As a result resource requirements ...

A Garden for the Living and a Gallery for the Dead: Consuming Animal and Preserved Specimen Exhibitions in Nineteenth-Century London 

Humphrey, Neil (2018-04-18)
Throughout the nineteenth century, a diverse array of wildlife arrived in London, the center of both a nation and a global empire. Once in Britain, live animals were exhibited for adoring, middle- and upper-class audiences ...

The Garden Project: Reclaiming the Garden as an Intimate Connection to Place 

Hendry, Molly (2016-05-04)
The garden is a relationship. It brings humanity into tension with nature, creating an assemblage of shared moments over time. The Garden Project is exploring the potential of the garden in the modern profession of landscape ...

Gas Phase Desulfurization Using Regenerable Microfibrous Entrapped Metal Oxide Based Sorbents for Logistic PEM Fuel Cell Applications 

Yang, Hongyun (2007-08-15)
This dissertation presents results of R&D efforts to develop a thin, low pressure drop, high efficiency zinc oxide based sorbent using glass fibrous media as carrier to remove gaseous sulfur compounds from reformates for ...

Gas transmission through microporous membranes 

Turel, Tacibaht (2008-12-15)
An ideal protective clothing material should be a good barrier against harmful gases or vapor while allowing moisture vapor and air passage through the material. In the study and design of barrier materials, one of the ...

Gaseous Discharges and Their Applications as High Power Plasma Switches 

Sozer, Esin (2008-05-15)
Today’s pulsed power technology requires compact systems for both military and civilian applications, leading to increased demand for research in compact system components. High power switches are one of the fundamental ...

Gasification and Pyrolysis of Eucalyptus, Prickly Pear, Gumweed, and lignin for Biofuel and Chemical Intermediates 

Cross, Phillip (2018-07-24)
This focus of this dissertation is to advance our understanding of how the chemical makeup of feedstocks alters the performance of thermochemical conversion and alters the production of biofuel and chemical intermediates. ...

Gasification, Liquefaction and Deoxy-Liquefaction of Switchgrass using Sub- and Supercritical Water 

Ramsurn, Hema (2013-07-15)
Increased demand in transportation fuels, environmental concerns and depletion of fossil fuel require development of efficient conversion technologies for second-generation biofuels. In this dissertation, sub- and supercritical ...

A Gateway-Based Approach for Information Retrieval from Data-Centric Wireless Sensor Networks from IP Hosts 

Maharrey, Brandon (2010-11-11)
With applications ranging from environmental and health monitoring to military surveillance and inventory tracking, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are changing the way we collect and use data and will be a major part of ...

Gaze behavior during predictive and diagnostic reasoning 

Duncan, Amegbletor (2019-08-16)
Many current theories of causal learning and reasoning offer causal structure as the answer to a long-standing question: what allows people to distinguish causal relationships from non-causal relationships? One component ...