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Segmentation and 3D reconstruction of root systems and Humulus lupulus for high-throughput phenotyping using deep neural networks and 3D imaging 

Cassity, Mary Elizabeth (2023-07-31)  ETD File Embargoed
The availability of artificial intelligence (AI) tools for computer vision applications has greatly increased in recent years, with many advanced tools available to researchers across various fields. Precision agriculture ...

Segregation Academies in Rural Alabama: White Resisters’ Final Stand Against School Integration in Wilcox County 

Sheffield, Amberly (2022-04-29)
This paper examines the series of events leading to the establishment of segregation academies in Wilcox Academy, Alabama, followed by a brief analysis of how white resisters founded and built these white private schools. ...

The Sehoy Legacy: Kinship, Gender, and Property in a Tensaw Creek Community, 1783-1851 

Colvin, Mary Alexandrea (2019-04-18)
In 1783, Alexander McGillivray and his sister, Sophia Durant, migrated to the Tensaw Delta with a herd of cattle and forty enslaved laborers to establish a plantation on the periphery of Creek territory adjoining Spanish ...

Seismic Response Evaluation of a Concrete Gravity Dam Considering Dam-Reservoir-Foundation Interaction 

Kent, Muhammed Cagatay (2019-04-16)
The observation of the behavior of concrete gravity dams that are exposed to seismic loads is the main factor for the safety evaluation of the dams. In this regard, dam-foundation-reservoir interaction can be seen as one ...

Selected Factors in High Schools that Affect Employment Status 

Cook, Fabian (2019-11-04)
This study examined the anticipated impact of workforce education efforts and the use of career pathways for young adults during secondary and postsecondary years of education and into the workforce for all socioeconomic ...

Selected Topics in Alabama’s Environmental Horticulture Industry: The Economic Impact of Alabama's Green Industry and Migrant Labor in Alabama's Horticulture Industry 

Bellenger, Moraih (2005-08-15)
The environmental horticulture industry, known as the green industry, constitutes the states highest selling and fastest growing agricultural crop sector. The author, in collaboration with Deacue Fields and Kenneth tilt, ...

Selected Topics in Peanut Production: Economic Feasibility of an Energy Crop on a South Alabama Cotton-peanut Farm and Do Economies of Scale Exist on Peanut Farms in the Southeast? 

Frank, Edward (2005-12-15)
The possibility of low prices farmers receive for peanuts at the farm gate may cause them to implement alternative production practices. This thesis is comprised of two separate papers, formatted for publication with the ...

Selecting Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) for Both Biological Control of Multiple Plant Diseases and Plant Growth Promotion in the Presence of Pathogens 

Liu, Ke (2015-07-29)
A study was conducted to select PGPR strains for broad-spectrum disease suppression and growth promotion in the presence of plant pathogens. First, 198 strains were tested for antibiosis capacity against nine different ...

Selection of Bacillus Strains for Salmonella and ammonia reduction within a poultry house environment 

Stough, Joshua (2013-07-11)
Salmonella species are a food safety concern associated with poultry products, causing thousands of gastrointestinal disorders every year. Currently, controlling Salmonella in poultry houses is not being performed adequately. ...

Selection of Promiscuous Anti-Cancer Phage Proteins for Tumor Targeted Nanomedicines 

Gross, Amanda (2015-07-28)
Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death and requires novel approaches in both management and treatment. Tumor targeting ligands have been identified to a variety of human cancer cell lines using phage display ...

Selective and Non-selective Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) by Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Characterization: Catalysts and Underlayers Effects on Field Emission Properties 

Tsai, Chung-Nan (2012-11-06)
Since the discovery of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), they have been attracted much attention with abundant potential applications based on their outstanding properties. CNTs are well-known for their superior mechanical strength ...

Selective PPARγ agonism attenuates pathologies and improves cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's disease 

Govindarajulu, Manoj (2020-07-31)  ETD File Embargoed
The continuous increase association of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with the increasing aged population and mortality rate indicates an unmet medical need and the critical need for establishing novel molecular targets for ...

Selective Removal of As(V) from Water by Polymeric Ligand Exchange and Engineered Treatment of Spent Regenerant 

An, Byungryul (2006-08-15)
Arsenic introduced by natural or human activities into drinking water sources has been a challenging issue around the world. In the western United States, high arsenic concentrations in drinking water have caused serious ...

Selective Spectrum Analysis and Numerically Controlled Oscillator in Mixed-Signal Built-In Self-Test 

Qin, Jie (2010-12-09)
Built-In Self-Test (BIST) offers a system the ability to test itself. Though it introduces inevitable extra cost for the added hardware, it also makes it possible to monitor, measure and calibrate the system on the fly ...

Self and Peer Assessments of Teamwork Skills in an 8th Grade Math Course Using the Teamwork Skills Inventory 

Cason-Ogletree, Stephanie (2021-11-22)
Today’s society requires individuals to have effective teamwork skills in order to be successful at work. The researchers in this study felt the need to provide teachers with an opportunity to see the benefits of including ...

The Self Perceived Level of Preparation of Pre-service General Education Teachers to Instruct Students with Disabilities in an Inclusion Setting 

Franklin, Toni (2011-10-18)
The number of students with disabilities being served in the general education classroom is growing each year. General education teachers often feel ill-equipped to appropriately address the needs of students with disabilities ...

Self-Assembled Monolayers as Platform for Biosensors 

Wang, Qin (2005-12-15)
In chapter one, self-assembled monolayers (SAMs), the platform for biosensors, were discussed in detail regarding surface pKa, stability, and chemical reactions. Mixed self-assembled monolayers, especially when incorporated ...

Self-Control and Juvenile Delinquency: A Preliminary Assessment of Hirschi's Reconceptualization of Self-Control 

Scott, David (2007-08-15)
Since its inception in the 1990s, Gottfredson and Hirschi’s (1990) general theory of crime has attracted an impressive amount of attention from criminologists. In this landmark work, Gottfredson and Hirschi contend that ...

Self-Efficacy among Counselors Trained in Animal-Assisted Play Therapy 

Hansing, Karin (2014-07-22)
The purpose of this study was to examine the participant’s level of self-reported counseling self-efficacy when conducting an animal assisted play therapy (AAPT) session. The results indicated that participants had a ...

Self-Efficacy and Medication Adherence of Individuals with Vision Impairments 

Tazewell, Debra (2015-04-29)
Abstract The purpose of the study was to investigate the self-efficacy and medication adherence of individuals with vision impairments who were served at the time by one or more of the three non-profit consumer organizations ...