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Influence of Fruit Thinning and a Natural Plant Extract Biostimulant Application on Fruit Size and Quality of 'AU Golden Dragon', 'AU Golden Sunshine', and 'Hort16A' Kiwifruit 

Malone, Jonathan (2012-07-18)
Fruit thinning and the application of the natural biostimulant Benefit®Kiwi are expensive cultural practices, and the effectiveness of these practices on increasing fruit size of Actinidia chinensis cultivars grown in ...

The Influence of Gender Views, Behaviors and Their Consistency on African American Marital Quality 

Simmons, Akiva Willette (2011-11-30)
Prior research findings have repeatedly supported the link between egalitarianism and high marital quality among married Americans overall. However, findings linking egalitarianism to marital quality for African American ...

Influence of Government Policy on the Foster Care Placement Gap 

Hoelscher, Abigail (2021-07-20)
In this paper, I examine the influence of child welfare licensing regulations on the foster care placement gap. The foster care placement gap measures the rate black children enter foster care compared to the rate at which ...

The Influence of Hemp Seed Meal on Tenderness and Shelf Stability on Goat Steaks 

Zorn, Virginia (2023-07-20)
Over the last decades, the increased adoption of sources for healthier, more tender red meat has become a growing trend. There is an increasing demand for healthier protein sources such as lean goat meat. Just as important ...

The Influence of High Heel Shoes and Toe Walking on Gait Kinematics and Kinetics 

Smallwood, Lorraine (2018-04-24)
For generations, many women included high heel shoes as a part of their fashion wardrobe. Despite the claims of deleterious effects from wearing high heel, such as foot deformities, leg and back pain, and tendonitis, women ...

The Influence of Human Factors on Programming Performance: Personality, Programming Styles and Programming Attitudes 

Li, Xuechao (2017-05-03)
The programming performance has been studied over several years. Researchers and scientists utilized various optimization technologies on algorithms and computer architectures to improve the performance. But, to date, few ...

The Influence of Image Congruence and Perceived Fit on e-Store Patronage Intention for Multichannel Apparel Retailers 

Chang, Jae Youn (2010-11-11)
As online retail sales continue to grow, consumers are turning to the Internet in ever increasing numbers. Despite the prevalence of retailers’ e-stores and the importance of online branding, there exist few studies on the ...

The Influence of Increased Physical Activity on Weight Retention, Body Composition, Psychological Profiles, and Cardiovascular Function in Postpartum African American Women 

Montgomery, Valda (2007-12-15)
High postpartum weight and physical inactivity levels in black females have been shown to be greater than in any other group of women and may be associated with obesity, negatively altered mood, depressive symptoms and low ...

The influence of instructional climates on motor skill competence, physical activity behaviors, and psychosocial variables of 2nd grade students 

Logan, Samuel (2012-06-05)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of two instructional climates (mastery, performance) on: a) motor skill competence, b) physical activity during physical education and after-school, and c) psychosocial ...

Influence of land use change on amphibian species assemblages and larval development 

Alix, Diane (2013-05-15)
Land use alterations can have significant impacts on wetland ecosystems. One of the most notable impacts is altered flood regimes which can influence organisms dependent upon those waters. Amphibians, with their recent ...

Influence of Leptographium terebrantis S.J. Barras and T.J. Perry on Pinus taeda L. physiology, growth and productivity 

Mensah, John K (2020-10-19)
Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) is the predominant tree species in forest plantations across the southeastern U.S., but over the past several decades, cases of declining loblolly pine have been reported in localized areas ...

The Influence of Low Melt Point, High Modulus Fibers in Blended Fiber Ballistic Resistant Nonwovens 

Ray, Rebecca (2006-12-15)
The purpose of this research was to examine the presence of a thermal phase change as a means of energy dissipation in nonwoven needlepunched felts used in soft body armor applications. The investigation was carried out ...

Influence of maternal characteristics and reproductive history on fawn recruitment in female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Examination of phenotypic characteristics of successful mated pairs in white-tailed deer 

Swartout, Tristan (2022-10-21)
There still exist gaps in the literature regarding how intrinsic factors influence recruitment success and mate selectivity in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). We examined a captive population of white-tailed ...

Influence of microtopography and nutrient limitation on belowground productivity in an old-growth floodplain forest at Congaree National Park, SC, USA 

Behnke, Lauren (2014-02-07)
This study was designed to improve our understanding of nutrient cycling, C storage and belowground net primary productivity (BNPP) in an old-growth floodplain forest. Four microsites were established parallel to the ...

Influence of Natural Chlamydia spp. Infection on the Health of the Ruminant Mammary Gland 

Ahluwalia, Sudhir (2010-01-22)
Exposure to obligate intracellular Chlamydia abortus and C. pecorum bacteria is ubiquitous in ruminants worldwide, with high seroprevalence rates approaching 100% in some investigations. This study aimed to analyze the ...

The Influence of Organizational Values on Profitability 

Johnson, Kimberly (2009-11-18)
Organizational values have received increased attention in the literature. Research suggested that a relationship existed between organizational values and organizational performance (Alexander & Nagel, 1996; Cascio, 2006; ...

Influence of Packaging Film and Beef Trimmings on Ground Beef Shelf-Life 

Smith, Hunter (2021-08-03)
Fresh beef storage in the retail setting can be presented in a variety of packaging methods and identifying the best alternative such as vacuum packaging to current traditional methods could potentially increase shelf life ...

The Influence of Packaging Methodology on Fresh Beef Surface Color 

Reyes, Tristan (2022-07-13)
Packaging techniques and materials used throughout the meat industry are evolving as technology is developed. Most notably, the rise in use of thermoforming vacuum packaging within the fresh meat industry has prompted ...

Influence of Packaging Methodology on the Quality Characteristics of Fresh Pork Chops 

Nichols, Brooks (2024-05-15)
Global consumption of pork is increasing and is projected to increase through 2030. To meet the increasing demand for pork products, it is imperative that the meat industry is able to extend the shelf life of pork ...

Influence of Plant-Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria on Arthropod Populations, Forage Biomass, and Soil Health in Bermudagrass Pastures 

Sullins, Kayla (2021-12-05)
Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.) is a warm-season, perennial grass commonly used in forage production systems in the southeastern United States. Drought tolerance and pronounced yield response to high rates of ...