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Master of Science (MS)
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Since 1965, selenium has been recognized as the toxicant naturally present in certain foodstuffs which cause the malady of livestock known as "alkali disease". Although selenium is present in very small amounts in plants and in even smaller amounts in soils, feeding of seleniferous forage caused serious losses in livestock in many areas of the Great Plains.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-40)
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South Dakota State University
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Johnson, Ronald R., "Experiments with Selenium 79 and Selenium 75 Preparatory to Studies of the Metabolic Pathways of Selenium in Plants Using Radioisotopes as Tracers" (1952). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2235.