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    ETDS from 2019

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    Brassica Carinata Growth and Yield Response to Nitrogen and Sulfur Fertilizers and Impacts on Selected Soil Parameters and GHG Fluxes, Dwarika Bhattarai

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    Receiving and Backgrounding Phase Management: The Effects of Receiving Diet Roughage Source and Backgrounding Phase Rate of Gain on Performance of Feedlot Cattle, Ethan J. Blom

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    Land Cover Changes Within and Around Protected Areas in Côte d’Ivoire From 1986 to 2017: A Case Study of the Mabi-Yaya-Songan-Tamin Reserved Forests, Olena Boiko

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    Diversifying Cornfields by Interseeding Cover Crops: Practical Implications and the Response of Invertebrate Communities, Michael Bredeson

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    Cropping Sequence Affects Subsequent Soybean Yield, Soil Microbiome and Soil Health, Izzet Bulbul

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    Physical Activity Environments in Rural Communities: Exploring the Relationship between Community Perceptions and the Environment, Elizabeth M. Bye

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    Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate, William Cahyadi

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    A New Lens: Psychological Ownership as an Element to Promoting Organizational Change, Tyler Carlson

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    Effects of Increasing Dietary Levels of Carinata Meal on Feeding Behavior, Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Beef Growing Steers, Alejandro C. Casella

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    3D Printed Bioreactor with Optimized Stimulations for Ex-Vivo Bone Tissue Culture, Anirban Chakraborty

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    Hydrodynamic Cavitation as In-line Process to Control Common Dairy Sporeformers, Pratibha Chaudhary

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    Effects of Grazing and Fire on Soil Microbial Communities and Hydrological Processes in the Northern Great Plains Grasslands, Jacob Comer

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    An Initial Exploration of the 2005 Iowa Rural Interstate Speed Limit Increase using Linear Regression, Thomas Ryan Cook

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    Escherichia Coli Removal from Stormwater Using Steel Chips Filter, Peng Dai

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    Growth Performance, Metabolic and Rumen Profile, Nutrient Utilization, and Health of Calves Fed Condensed Whey Solubles with Starter Pellets, Michaela Joy Della

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    Developing Food Quality Standards for Distiller’s Dried Grains – Evaluating Composition Quality and Safety, Tanvee Deshpande

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    Effects of Weight Loss on Gut Microbiota, Samitinjaya Dhakal

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    Make the Inaugural Great Again: A Rhetorical Analysis of Donald J. Trump’s Inaugural Address, Danielle F. Dickerson

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    Evaluating the Efficacy of Foliar Insecticide and Soybean Seed Treatment in South Dakota, Cole Dierks

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    Level of Satisfaction Among Food Pantry Clients, Staff/Volunteers, and Directors and its Association with Client Choice in Food Pantry Layouts, Myranda Dunmire

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    Data-Driven Test Cases for Sustainability Assessment of Smart Grid Initiatives in Organized Electricity Markets, Venkat Durvasulu

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    Techno-Economic and Sustainability Study of PV Inverter Controllers in Distribution Networks for Voltage Regulation, Kapil Duwadi

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    Investigating Anions and Hydrophobicity of Deep Eutectic Solvents by Experiment and Computational Simulation, Amos Kwabena Dwamena

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    Advanced Analysis of Compounds of Toxicological Importance by Ice Concentration Linked with Extractive Stirrer (Icecles) GC-MS and RP-HPLC-ESI-MS-MS, Joseph K. Dzisam

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    Interactions of Arbuscular Mychorrhizal Fungi and Bacterial Endophytes on Disease Resistance of Common Root Pathogens in Wheat, Janice L. Eibensteiner