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Isolation and Assessment of Nitrogen-Fixing and Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria for Use as Biofertilizers 

Xu, Jia (2014-12-10)
Nitrogen and phosphorus are essential macronutrients for plant growth. The major sources of N and P in agriculture are chemical fertilizers. Nitrogen in the soil can be lost due to denitrification, leaching, and volatilization. ...

Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus spp. as Potential Probiotics for Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus 

Ran, Chao (2013-07-18)
Enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC), caused by the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri, is considered the most important bacterial disease of cultured channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and is estimated to cost the industry ...

Isolation and Characterization of SCARECROW Suppressor Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana 

Mekala, Vijaya (2008-12-15)
SCARECROW (SCR) is a transcriptional regulator that plays key roles in several developmental processes in a model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. SCR orthologs have been identified in agriculturally important plants such as ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Acclimated Poncirus trifoliata and Citrus unshiu 

Zhang, Cankui (2005-08-15)
Many adverse environmental conditions can affect the productivity and distribution of plant species. Low temperature is one of the most common stresses faced by many plants. Many plants are able to increase their freezing ...

Isolation of Genes from Cold Treated Poncirus trifoliata 

Meng, Shasha (2006-12-15)
Low temperature is one of the most critical environmental factors limiting plant growth and productivity. To survive, plants have developed a complex stress response system for defense against various environmental factors. ...

Isolation, Identification, Culture, Cryopreservation, Genetic Transformation and Transplantation of Catfish Germline Stem Cells 

Mei, Shang (2013-11-25)
The hybrid of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ♀ × blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) ♂ (C × B) is the best catfish for pond culture. The current technology, artificial fertilization and handstripping is labor intensive, ...

Isoperimetric Properties of the Circle 

Holman, Kimberly (2022-05-03)
Jakob Steiner and Karl Weierstrass provided formal proofs of the isoperimetric property of the circle in the late 1830s. New mathematical tools, proof language, and concepts were needed to prove this rather obvious fact, ...

Isoprenoid synthesis: New roles for iron sulfur clusters 

Adedeji, Dolapo (2007-08-15)
Spectroscopic investigations of the GcpE and LytB enzymes involved in the last two steps of the DOXP pathway for isoprene synthesis have been described. YfgB, one of the accessory proteins has also been characterized. ...

It's a Man's World: Representations of Gender and Competing Ideologies in 'Shaun of the Dead' 

Stull, Gretchen (2008-08-15)
This thesis utilizes a gender media studies approach to analyze the 2004 British film Shaun of the Dead. Blending several film genres, Shaun of the Dead is counted among a small but growing sub-subgenre of film known as ...

iTad: An I/O-Aware Thermal Model for Data Centers 

Muzaffar, Tausif (2014-05-08)
With the ever-growing cooling costs of large-scale data centers, thermal management must be adequately addressed. Thermal models can play a critical role in thermal management that helps in reducing cooling costs in data ...

iTech: An Interactive Technical Assistant 

Wilson, Dale-Marie (2006-08-15)
This dissertation concentrates on the problem of designing and developing a conversational technical assistant. The main focus is to identify and address issues related to producing a system that allows for conversational ...

Item-Based Recommendation Algorithm Using Hadoop 

Somani, Chetan Prakash (2015-12-16)
Recommendation systems are used to provide solutions to the problem of making personalized recommendations. They are achieving widespread success in E-commerce, social networking and advertisements. In E-Commerce, day-to-day ...

Iteration Methods for Approximation of Solutions of Nonlinear Equations in Banach Spaces 

Chidume, Chukwudi (2008-08-15)
The objective in this manuscript is to study some iterative methods used to approximate solutions of nonlinear equations in Banach Spaces. In particular, we study a Halperntype iterative scheme in relation to nonexpansive ...

Iterative and Incremental System Lifecycle Development 

Bew, Gregory (2013-04-17)
One of the fundamental changes in our technologically advanced society is the breadth of technologies available and the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets of the many inventors and developers. Traditional ...

Iterative processes generating dense point sets 

Ambrus, Gergely (2006-05-15)
The central problem of the thesis is the question of denseness of certain sets of points in the plane. All of the following results are joint with A. Bezdek. We consider point sets P, not a subset of a line, having the ...

“It’s Gotta Be the Shoes!”: Kansei Design Feel of Basketball Shoes and Athlete Perceptions 

Green, Alexandra (2018-07-23)
Research shows that for athletic shoes, visual attributes such as color and style can be more important than ergonomic or technical attributes in purchase decisions. Kansei engineering is one method commonly used in product ...

It’s in Black and White: Preservice Teachers’ Perceived Abilities to Facilitate Literary Conversations about African-American Picture Books 

Hunter, Cheron (2010-07-29)
The purpose of this study was to examine how preservice teachers perceive their abilities use African-American picture books to facilitate literary conversations. Two preservice teachers, one Black and one White, examined ...

“It’s Not My History:” The White Counter-Narrative of Selma, Alabama, 1965-2015 

Garner, Julianne (2017-04-20)
Almost immediately after the dust had settled behind the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March, forces within Selma began competing for control of the march’s historical legacy. After the successful passage of the 1965 ...

Ivory Tower Whistleblowers and Hotlines: Higher Education Institutions' (HEI) Voluntary Implementation of NACUBO-recommended Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 Whistleblowing Best Practices Provisions: A Web-Based Survey Instrument and Exploratory Research to Determine HEI Level of Implementation, Expectations, Effects and Barriers 

McMillan, Kenneth (2014-12-04)
The purpose of this exploratory study is to determine Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) level of implementation, expectations and effects from voluntarily implementing National Association of College and University ...

Jailed Black Fathers, Paternal Identity, and the Father-child Relationship 

Jones, Nakia (2019-04-18)
There is a growing body of literature that recognizes the importance of helping fathers maintain a father-child relationship during incarceration. Research has found that the effects of incarceration may diminish the ...