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Food Insecurity and Undiagnosed Chronic Conditions among Adults 

Ding, Meng (2012-04-12)
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relationship between food insecurity and undiagnosed chronic conditions, including prediabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, among adults (20-64y). Food security status was ...

FOOD INSECURITY, RACE and MARKET DEMAND 

Das, Abhipsita (2022-05-02)
This dissertation includes three essays related to the analysis of the food market from both the consumers’ end and the producers’ end. On the consumption side, I look into the association between food insecurity and ...

Food restriction during breeding and development and its implications for reproductive trade-offs in zebra finches 

Coutts, Victoria (2024-03-28)  ETD File Embargoed
Breeding has a high energy requirement. Common stressors such as food restriction introduced during breeding can stimulate reproductive trade-offs by requiring more energy than the amount of energy available in the environment ...

Food Safety Improvements by Recombinant Protein Technologies 

Tzou, Ywh-Min (2008-12-15)
Food safety is a scientific term to describe proper handling, preparation and storage of foods to prevent the spread of potential hazards. Health hazards associated with foods are usually categorized as biological, chemical, ...

Food Safety Scandals and Scares: Media Presentation of Local Beef 

Shelley, Mary (2019-07-23)
This study is part of a long-term project examining the attitudes of Southern beef consumers towards red meat food safety associated with Alternative Food Networks (AFNs). Previous work focused on locally produced beef and ...

Food Spending Among Low-Income Consumers: the Effects of the SNAP Cycle and Seasonality on Purchases and Produce Incentive Use 

Lantz, Candace (2023-04-27)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance benefits to low-income households. Participants in SNAP face both a cyclical and seasonal struggle when it comes to maintaining enough food ...

For Youth For Life: 4-H Digital Badges: A Collaborative Tool to Support Informal Learning 

Kakkar, Sarthak (2015-05-05)
The intent of FYFL (For Youth For Life) application is to provide an easy to use, cost effective and scalable collaborative system in order to facilitate learning and sharing best practices across communities and institution ...

“For Youth for Life” An Online Education System Usability and Security Improvement 

Talluri, Nayana Teja (2015-05-08)
The FYFL (For Youth For Life) application is used to perform website functions which helps learning among communities across many content areas, supports the 4-H badge management system and creates users of different levels. ...

Forage Production Characteristics and Performance of Growing Beef Heifers Grazing Native Warm-Season Grass Mixtures 

Nichols, Caroline (2019-11-18)
A 2-yr study was conducted at Black Belt Research and Extension Center in Marion Junction, AL to evaluate the effect of nitrogen (N) fertilizer application rate on forage production, nutritive value, sward characteristics, ...

Forage Quality and Nutrient Uptake Potential of Triticale 

Britton, Christopher (2010-08-23)
Two triticale cultivars, Trical® 342 and Trical® 2700, were amended with 3 fertilizer treatments: commercial nitrogen (N) fertilizer, broiler litter, or control (no treatment). Forage yield, forage quality, and concentration ...

Forage quality, animal performences, and carcass traits of steers finished on winter annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) pasture with varying levels of corn supplementation 

Roberts, Sean (2005-12-15)
Crossbred steers (n=72) from E.V. Smith Beef Research Unit resident herd were selected to study forage based finishing systems using winter annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) with varying levels of supplementation. ...

Forage Type Effects on Beef Cattle Performance and Carcass Traits 

Frank, Abby (2009-05-06)
Non-implanted Angus crossbred steers from Auburn University’s Wiregrass Research and Extension Center resident herd in Headland, Alabama were used for a two-year forage-finishing study. In January 2006 (n = 18) and December ...

Foraging and Spatial Ecology of Red Wolves (Canis rufus) in Northeastern North Carolina 

Dellinger, Justin (2011-03-30)
Red wolves (Canis rufus) are critically endangered, with <150 individuals in the only wild population. I collected scats (fecal deposits) of red wolves from that population for 2 consecutive pup-rearing seasons. Packs ...

Forbidding Monchromatic and Rainbow Cycles and Families of Cycles 

DeMars, Derrick (2023-05-01)
In this dissertation, we avoid certain cycles and families of cycles in complete graphs. Introduced by Axenovich and Choi \cite{2011NoteMonotonicity}, the mixed Ramsey spectrum, $\mrs{F}{H}$, is the set of numbers $k$ ...

Forecasting Transformative AI 

Gruetzemacher, Richard Ross (2020-07-20)
Technological forecasting is challenging, and the forecasting of AI progress is even more challenging. Forecasting transformative AI – AI that has great potential for societal transformation – which presents even more ...

Foreign and US-Educated Faculty Members’ Views on What Constitutes Excellent Teaching 

Ismail, Emad (2014-07-11)
This study aimed to identify key views of foreign-educated who teach in American universities on what constitutes excellence in teaching based on different demographics using online version of the Teacher Behavior Checklist ...

Foreign Language Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Patterns of use among college students 

Han, Yi (2014-07-24)
The purpose of the current study was to (a) uncover the underlying factors of foreign language vocabulary learning strategies, taking both alphabet-based languages (ABL) and character-based languages (CBL) into consideration; ...

Forensic Analysis of a Large Volume Rack Building Impacted by Hurricane Michael (2018) 

Roberts, Jonathan (2021-12-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Metal building systems (MBS) are extremely common and frequently used in commercial, industrial, and warehouse applications thus serving critical roles in local economies. Damage sustained to these buildings through extreme ...

Forest Inventory and Grassland Restoration Planning of Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama 

Perkins, John (2023-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Redstone Arsenal (RSA) is the largest landholding in the Tennessee River Valley of Alabama, encompassing 36,000 acres. This region was once dominated by expansive savannas, largely dominated by oak (Quercus spp.) and pines ...

Forgiveness of Historical and Current Racial Offenses: A Study of Intergroup Forgiveness Among African Americans 

Erguner, Tekinalp (2007-05-15)
The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the conditions needed for historically oppressed groups to forgive historical offenses and current experiences of racial/ethnic offenses. This study includes a sample of 147 ...