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Best Management Practices for Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Processing Plants 

Wideman, Nathan (2013-11-08)
Campylobacter and Salmonella are the top two pathogens associated with poultry-related foodborne illness, currently responsible for over 800,000 illnesses annually (13). The reduction of these pathogens on commercial poultry ...

Best Management Practices For West Alabama Catfish Production: Creating Profitability Through Efficiency, Consistency, and Quality 

Courtwright, Corey (2013-10-11)
The U.S. catfish industry is in a time of transition. In the last several years feed prices have been at historically high levels as fish prices have fluctuated wildly. Furthermore, in recent years the industry has ...

‘The Best of Friends and Neighbors’: USIA and American Public Diplomacy Strategy in Cuba, 1953-1962 

Montford, Hector (2016-05-06)
This dissertation examines the United States Information Agency’s (USIA) public diplomacy strategy in Cuba from 1953 to 1962 through both the agency’s United States Information Service (USIS) field office on the island and ...

Best Practices in Distance Education Vocational Rehabilitation Training 

Tilton, Joshua Stevenson (2010-05-07)
The demand for qualified vocational rehabilitation personnel to improve services to persons with disabilities has resulted in numerous federal initiatives. One outcome is the creation of the Comprehensive System of Personnel ...

Beta-Defensin Expression in the Canine Nasal Cavity 

Aono, Michelle (2013-04-19)
Defensins are a family of endogenous antibiotics that are important in mucosal innate immunity, but little is currently known about defensin expression in the nasal cavity. Herein expression of canine β-defensin (cBD)1, ...

Better than Blue Apron: The Role of Black Women in a Community-Based Meal Kit Project 

Olive, Lindy (2018-12-03)
I used community-based research (CBR) to develop and pilot a meal kit designed to be purchased with SNAP benefits in a local grocery store. This paper discusses the role of women in the meal kit project, where black women’s ...

Better Than Worst Case Timing Design With Latch Buffers On Short Paths 

Uppu, Ravi Kanth (2013-11-08)
With continued advances in CMOS technology, parameter variations are emerging as a major design challenge. Irregularities during the fabrication of a microprocessor and variations of voltage and temperature during its ...

Between a Nation and a Country: the Creek Nation, the United States, and the Life of James Moore 

Robinson, Matthew (2019-04-18)
This thesis examines the life of James Moore, an Indian countryman who lived nearly fifty years in the Creek Nation. A study of Moore’s life offers insight into the massive changes that the Creek Nation endured in the first ...

Between the Farm and the Farmer’s Market: Slaughterhouses, Regulations, and Alternative Food Networks 

Denny, Riva (2012-07-24)
Proximity and access to slaughter establishments is a key factor for farmers who wish to produce red meat for local markets. However, the number of slaughter facilities in the US has fallen dramatically over the last four ...

Beyond Alterity: Narrative Ethics in Faulkner and Agee 

Doty, Benjamin Joshua (2010-04-08)
This thesis uses the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas to examine the narrative structures of two literary works: William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying and James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Both texts feature dense ...

Beyond Remnant 

Yu, Hanlu (2016-05-03)
Cities' safety issue is one of the most important issues facing humanity today, due to its high population density and highly centralized properties. Over the years, the frequency and intensity of tornadoes and other such ...

Beyond the 9 to 5: A study of family work life balance of female agricultural educators in Georgia 

Guyett, Lindsey (2020-12-04)
This study had a purpose to examine the family work life balance of female school based agricultural education (SBAE) teachers in Georgia. The research objectives included describing the personal characteristics of female ...

Beyond The Accuracy In Deep Learning: Robustness, Privacy and Fairness 

Ren, Jiaxiang (2023-11-15)  ETD File Embargoed
While Deep Learning (DL) has achieved great success across various domains, its trustworthiness remains a concern. This dissertation delves into threats associated with robustness, privacy, and fairness, offering novel ...

Beyond the Classroom: Secondary School Agriscience Educator Perceptions of Secondary Administration 

Stanley, Christian (2020-07-08)
Agriscience education teachers are supported in their duties as teachers by secondary school administrators. Though these administrators are often seen as the direct supervisors of agriscience education teachers, little ...

Beyond The Leader: Examining the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Coaching among Professional Coaches 

Banks, Sheniqua (2019-11-22)
Goal-focused coaching is being used to assist individuals to set and reach personal and workplace goals (Grant, 2007). Thus, organizational leaders are increasingly investing in developing employee performance and well-being. ...

Beyond The Pit [of Democracy]: Mine Reclamation, Emergence, and Finite Resources 

Ballard, Daniel (2013-03-18)
Through the integration of democratic process with that of the reclamation of the Martin-Marietta Aggregate Quarry (MMQ), my design research proposes that it is possible to positively change contemporary understanding of ...

Beyond the Skin: How African American Women Senior Administrators Describe Their Experiences of Developing an Authentic Leadership Style 

Cook, Olivia (2019-11-18)
Using a qualitative multiple case study approach, this dissertation study seeks to examine how African American women in senior administrator roles at a member institution of the Association of Public and Land-Grant ...

Beyond the timberline: Assessment of Supplemental Income Opportunities, Forest Management Practices, and Attributes of Southern Pine Straw Types 

Singh, Zachary (2020-07-22)
Of Alabama’s 23 million acres of timberland, over 13 million acres of it is owned by family forest landowners. Therefore, they play a pivotal role in the future of Alabama’s forest. Due to a combination of shift in ownership ...

Bidirectional Power Control of Grid Connected Three-phase Inverter under Unbalanced Conditions 

Alathamneh, Mohammad (2022-11-21)  ETD File Embargoed
This research explores bidirectional real and reactive power control of a 100kW threephase, grid-connected inverter under unbalanced grid conditions. Different unbalanced grid conditions are studied, including unbalanced ...

Biennial Seasonal Burning and Hardwood Control Effects on the Carbon Sequestration in a Natural Longleaf Pine Ecosystem 

Thapa, Ram (2008-12-15)
This study has been superimposed on a study established in 1973 on the Escambia Experimental Forest located in south-central Alabama, USA to examine the effects of different seasons of burn and hardwood control treatments ...