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    Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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    Effects of a Large-scale Habitat Enhancement Project on Largemouth Bass Behavior, Feeding, and Growth in Grand Lake, Texas, Chance Kirkeeng

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    Effect of Pre-marketing Management Practices on Shrink Loss in Lambs, Ann Kolthoff

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    Interactive Effects of Cover Crops, Invertebrate Communities and Soil Health in Corn Production Systems, Claire LaCanne

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    Impacts of Landscape Position and Nitrogen Fertilizer on Soils, Carbon and Nitrogen Leaching, and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Switchgrass Production in South Dakota, Liming Lai

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    The Effects of a Blend of Essential Oils in Rumen Efficiency of Lactating Dairy Cows, Kali Linville

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    The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Rhetorical Analysis of President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and President Donald J. Trump’s Political Discourse About Syrian Refugees, Erin Lionberger

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    Design, Synthesis and Biological Screening of Novel Cucsinspired Estrone Analogues Towards Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Mater Hussen Mahnashi

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    Do College Students Perceive Stigma the Same Way Experts Do? An Experimental Test of Lay Perceptions of Body-Size Stigma, Andie Malterud

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    Development of Microgrid Test Bed for Testing Energy Management System, Shaili Nepal

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    The Relationship Between Recollection, Knowledge Transfer, and Student Attitudes Towards Chemistry, Oluwatobi Omobonike Odeleye

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    Surveillance of Emerging Livestock Viruses, Faten A. Okda

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    Let Them Eat Beef: Effects of Beef Consumption on Markers of Metabolic Syndrome, Kristin L. Olson

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    Managing Phomopsis Stem Canker of Sunflower Using Improved Diagnosis and Quantification of the Causal Pathogens, Taylor Rae Olson

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    Perimeter Cropping As a Means of Reducing Insect Injury and Increasing Crop Yield, Brett L. Owens

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    Factors Affecting Feedlots' Decisions on Cattle Marketing Options: A National Study, Charlotte Owusu-Smart

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    The Cattle Dung Arthropod Community in Eastern South Dakota: Their Colonization, Impact on Degradation, and Response to Rangeland Management, Jacob Pecenka

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    Funny in a Man's World: Women Comedians' Use of Political Satire at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Jessica M. Peterson

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    An Integrated Evaluation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in South Dakota, Jarrett D. Pfrimmer

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    Account Service and Creative Personnel: Interpersonal Conflict and Dialectical Tensions in Advertising Agencies, Ashley Phillips

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    Diaporthe, Soybean Cyst Nematode, and Soybean Aphid: An Evaluation of Potential Interactions Occurring Among Pests on Soybean in South Dakota, John Philip Posch

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    Heterogeneous Nitrogen Losses: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Changes in Management Across South Dakota, Archibold Quaye

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    Lysine Bioavailability of Two Lipid Coated Lysine Products After Exposure to Silages with Different Acidity, Jessica N. Reiners

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    The Relationship Between Relative Strength Levels to Sprinting Performance in Collegiate 100-400M Sprinters, Philip Reuer

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    The Influence of Chromium Supplementation on the Insulin Pathway, Carcass Traits, and Meat Quality of Feedlot Steers, Heather Rode

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    Associations Between Personality Style, Perceptions of Health Coaching and Percent of Starting Weight in Meal Replacement Program Participants, Anne E. Sawyer