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Discovery, Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Specific for Edwardsiella ictaluri 

Walakira, John (2008-05-15)
Two novel bacteriophages that infect Edwardsiella ictaluri, the causative agent of enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC), were isolated from aquaculture pond water and from a diseased channel catfish. Both phages (FeiDWF and ...

Discrepant Dyadic Alcohol Use in the Development of Relationship Dissatisfaction: The Mediating Role of Alcohol-Specific Conflict 

Lofgreen, Ashton (2012-03-21)
Extant research demonstrates a link between intimate partners’ discrepant alcohol consumption and declines in relationship satisfaction, as well as higher rates of relationship dissolution (e.g., Homish & Leonard, 2007; ...

Discrete Event Role Playing Simulation of Small Team Software Engineering Projects 

Rogers, Neal (2006-08-15)
A dissertation presented on the simulation of small team software engineering projects. Each individual acts as a team leader for a software project that is scheduled to last from 5 to 52 weeks. A team of four or five ...

Discrete sets, free sequences and cardinal properties of topological spaces 

Spadaro, Santi (2009-07-01)
We study the influence of discrete sets and free sequences on cardinal properties of topological spaces. We focus mainly on the minimum number of discrete sets needed to cover a space X (denoted by dis(X)) and on reflection ...

Discretization Error Estimation Using Method Of Nearby Problems: One-Dimensional Cases 

Raju, Anil (2005-12-15)
Discretization error is defined as the difference between the solution of the discretized equation and the exact solution of the original partial differential equation. There are two main goals in this study. The first ...

Discursive Challenges in Relational Maintenance: A Study of Talk in On-Again/Off-Again Relationships 

Long, Andrew (2011-07-25)
This study takes a qualitative approach to the study of on-again/off-again romantic relationships as it analyzes partners’ talking to each other about their relationship. It focuses on the discursive practices partners ...

Discussing my romantic problems with my best friend: Longitudinal examinations of relationship work in younger and older couples 

Jensen, Jakob (2014-06-24)
All couples experience romantic challenges and sharing these problems with others seems innately human. This dissertation underscores the importance of carefully considering with whom and how often one should discuss ...

Disease Prevention in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Through the Use of an Attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila Vaccine or the Probiotic Effects of Bacillus velezensis AP193. 

Thurlow, Charles (2018-07-24)
Since 2009, Motile Aeromonas Septicemia (MAS) has accounted for production losses of over 20 million pounds of channel catfish across the southeastern United States. The causative agent is a clonal population of highly ...

Disease Resistance of Different Genetic Types of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, Female × Blue Catfish, I. furcatus, Male Hybrid Catfish 

Dong, Sheng (2016-05-03)
Eleven genetic types, Kansas Random × Rio Grande, Kansas Select × Rio Grande, 103KS × Rio Grande, Marion Select × Rio Grande, 103 KS × B, Marion Select × B, Auburn-Rio Grande × B, 103KS × D&B, Kansas Random × D&B, Marion ...

Disinvestment: Heirs’ Property and Food Desert across the Deep South and Appalachia 

Shin, Jihyun (2023-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
The culture of poverty argument is popular in the United States, especially in the South. Victim-blaming masks the structural nature of the problem. While individual explanations of poverty might be popular, they fail to ...

Disjoint G-Designs and the Intersection Problem for Some Seven Edge Graphs 

Hollis, Daniel (2017-04-21)
A $G$-Design of order $n$ is a decomposition of the edges of $K_n$ (the complete graph on $n$ vertices) into subgraphs of $K_n$ isomorphic to $G$, called blocks, in which each edge of $K_n$ appears in exactly one block. ...

Disjoint Intersection Problem For Steiner Triple Systems 

Srinivasan, Sangeetha (2007-12-15)
Let (S, T_1) and (S, T_2) be two Steiner Triple systems on the set S of symbols with the set of triples T_1 and T_2 respectively. They are said to intersect in m blocks if |T_1 intersection T_2| = m. Further, if the blocks ...

Disliking in Dyads and Groups: The Role of Mutual Dislike and Peer Rejection in Children’s Subsequent Externalizing and Internalizing Behavior Problems 

Cleary, David (2005-08-15)
The purpose of this study was to examine the link between children’s mutual dislike relationships and subsequent behavior problems. Mutual disliking and peer rejection were assessed among children in kindergarten and first ...

Disobedience and Deviance: An Empirical Categorization of Insider Cybersecurity Behaviors 

Whitman, Rachel (2021-07-28)
Employees pose a significant threat to organizational cybersecurity. Researchers have called for increased examination of the traits and antecedents related to poor cybersecurity compliance. The current study contributes ...

Disorderly Eating in Victorian England 

Samples, Suzanne (2013-07-19)
This dissertation investigates the gendered spaces of eating and consumption in Victorian England. In the nineteenth century, Dr. William Gull introduced the medical diagnosis of “anorexia nervosa,” which spawned a discourse ...

Disparities in the Appropriateness of Medication Use 

Rahman, Md Motiur (2018-11-27)
Background: Prior work has identified disparities in the quality and outcomes of health care across socioeconomic subgroups. Medication use may be subject to similar disparities. Objectives: The objectives of this study ...

Disparities in the Courtroom: Exploring the Influence of Race/Ethnicity and Offense Category on Charge Reductions during Judicial Disposition Making 

Fix, Rebecca (2017-04-21)
African American males comprise the most overrepresented group in the juvenile justice system. This disparity has been attributed, in part, to implicit biases. Moreover, family structure and prior court referrals also ...

Disparities in the Treatment of African American Males as Compared to Other Races with Emphasis on Educational Attainment 

Dalton, Cecil (2009-05-01)
This is study represents a review of the literature along with an analysis of secondary data. The study analyzes and highlights the disparities in the quality of education provided to African American males. High school ...

Dispersal of Pederson cleaner shrimp among host sea anemones: Impacts of shrimp body size and social group interactions 

Winn, Carly (2019-11-18)
Pederson shrimp Ancylomenes pedersoni are the most common cleaners of reef fishes in the Caribbean Sea. They also are obligate associates of sea anemones, especially corkscrew anemones Bartholomea annulata; together these ...

Disposition of levetiracetam in healthy adult horses 

Cesar, Fernanda (2014-07-11)
Nine horses received 20 mg/kg of intravenous LEV (LEVIV), 30 mg/kg of intragastric, immediate release LEV (LEVIR) and extended release (LEVER), in a 3-way randomized crossover design. Serum samples were collected over 48 ...