This community houses work produced by South Dakota State University graduate students. The collection includes both born digital ETDs, and digitized versions of printed theses and dissertations from 1883 to 2012.
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    Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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    Effects of Atrazine on Penned Pheasants and the Occurrence of Stress Marks on Feathers, Thomas Orin Melius

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    Nesting Ecology of the Ring-necked Pheasant in Eastern South Dakota, Richard A. Olson

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    Food Habits of Young-of-the-Year Fishes in Abbey Pond, South Dakota, Randall D. Radant

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    Distribution and Importance of Stockdams, Dugouts, and Natural Wetlands To Breeding Waterfowl In South Dakota, James J. Ruwaldt

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    Results and Evaluation of An Aerial Creel Survey Technique On Lake Sharpe, South Dakota, Bruce R. Schmidt

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    Food Habits, Growth, and Production of Young-of-the-Year Walleyes, Stizostedion vitreum vitreum (Mitchell), in a South Dakota Pond, Ronne E. Walker

    Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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    Initiation of Parturition in Dairy Cows with Dexamethasone and Dexamethasone Plus Estradiol Benzoate, Gary Lee Beardsley

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    Pheasant Reproduction and Survival as Related to Agricultural Fertilizer Use, Lawrence Francis Fredrickson

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    Evaluation of Duck Production On Waterfowl Production Areas in Northeast North Dakota, Gerald L. Heismeyer

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    Feeding of Hatchery-reared Brown Trout (Salmo trutta L.) In Relation To The Diet In A South Dakota Stream, Richard W. McCoy

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    Studies of the White Pelican in South Dakota: Reproductive Biology of Wild Populations and Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and DDT on the Behavior of Penned Birds, Vernon Pat McCrow

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    Habitat Preferences and Food Habits of Striped Skunks in Eastern South Dakota, Melvin S. Moe

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    Influence of Vegetation On The Distribution of Small Mammals On A Waterfowl Production Area, Douglas A. Searls

    Theses/Dissertations from 1973

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    The Vitamin E Status of Lactating Dairy Cows after Receiving Stored Feeds for 15 Months, Marc Dellhime Eckhart

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    Seasonal Movements and Habitat Selection of Pheasant Cocks in South Dakota, Robert A. Fedeler

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    Evaluation of Cattle Use of A Deer Winter Range in the Black Hills, David C. Hamm

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    Nutrient Sources and Transport in the Central Region of the Big Sioux River, South Dakota, Marvin E. Hora

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    Evalutaion of Giant Canada Goose Restoration in Western South Dakota, Dennis L. Lengkeek

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    Chemical Survey of Selected South Dakota Lake Sediments, Alan Ross Swanson

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    Origin and Transport of Nutrients in the Upper Big Sioux River, South Dakota, Charles William Thompson

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    Partial Characterization of Animal Growth Inhibitors from Soybeans, Joseph Richard Uckert

    Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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    Effects of Polychlorinated Biphhenyls in the Ring-Necked Pheasant, Robert Bernard Dahlgren

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    Food Habits of Fish In A Multispecies Farm Pond, Thomas W. Gengerke

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    Pheasant Production Using Wild Cocks and Penned Game-Farm Hens, Michael R. Grode

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    Experimental Study on Viscoelastic Properties and Fracture Characteristics in Polymers, Debaranjan Mohanty