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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    ETDS from 2019

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    Anabolic Hormone Exposure during Various Stages of Growth: Effects on Post-Weaning Performance, Frame Size, and Carcass Characteristics of Calf-Fed Steers, Wesley W. Gentry

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    Comparative Assessment of the Flow State Scale and the Work-Related Flow Inventory: A Relative Weights Analysis, Samantha Gildemeister

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    Effects of Energy Development on Movements, Home Ranges, and Resource Selection of White-Tailed Deer in the Western Dakotas, Bailey S. Gullikson

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    Production and Storage Stability of High Concentrated Micellar Casein and its Effect on the Functional Properties of Process Cheese Products, Ahmed Hammam

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    Impact of Concussion and Orthopedic Injuries on Physical Activity and Quality of Life after Sport Retirement, MaKenna Hancock

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    Investigation of Intergroup Bias in Two Neuromaturationally Distinct Age Cohorts: An ERP Study, Reuven M. Hanna

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    Stoichiometric Homeostasis in Two Native and Two Invasive South Dakotan Grasses, Joshua Thonas Harvey

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    Development of a Neural Network-Based Object Detection for Multirotor Target Tracking, Spencer Harwood

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    Eat Smart, Play Hard The Oyate Way: Impact of a Culturally Tailored Nutrition and Physical Activity Curriculum on Elementary Youth, Abbey Hillestad

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    Senecavirus: A Pathogenicity and Interactions with Host Cell Death Pathway, Maureen Hoch Vieira Fernandes

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    Analysis of Factors Influencing College Choice Decisions of Mid-Major NCAA Division I Swimmers, Kaden Huntrods

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    Using Social Network Analysis to Examine the Connections within a Noyce Community’s Facebook Group, Amanda Jensen

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    Tropical Forest Canopy Height and Aboveground Biomass Estimation Using Airborne Lidar and Landsat-8 Data, a Sensitivity Study with Respect to Landsat-8 Data Temporal Availability, in Mai Ndombe Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Herve B. Kashongwe

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    Food Assistance Programs in the US and their Impact on Childhood Obesity, Jannatul Kawsar

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    Nutritional Transporter Mediated Drug Delivery for Cancer, Siddharth S. Kesharwani

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    Development of Semantic Scene Conversion Model for Image-based Localization at Night, Dongyoun Kim

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    Agronomic and Quality Response of Hard Red Spring Wheat Genotypes to Management Systems in South Dakota, Jonathan Kleinjan

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    Bovine Cellular and Innate Immune Response to Hemostatic Polysaccharides, Brian Kobylkevich

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    Identifying an Optimal Bald Eagle Monitoring Program for Southwest Alaska National Parks, Rebecca Kolstrom

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    Effects of Oats and Distiller’s Dried Grains Fibers on Fortification of Asian Noodles – Evaluation of Glycemic Response, Noodle Quality and Nutritional Composition, Kara Konst

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    Estimating Soil Organic Carbon in Cultivated Soils Using Soil Test Data, Remote Sensing Imagery from Satellites (Landsat 8 and PlantScope), and Web Soil Survey Data, Muhammed Halil Koparan

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    The Efficacy of Protein Supplementation on Attenuating Muscle Atrophy Following Disuse in the Collegiate Population, Leah Kroeger

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    Shrimp Production Environment and the Effect of Gut Microbiome: Effects of Aquaculture Practices and Selective Breeding on the Gut Microbiome of Pacific Whiteleg Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, Angela Landsman

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    Perceptions of Health Coaching and its Associations with Personality Style and Weight Loss in Meal Replacement Program Participants, Bailey Judith Larson

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    Undoing Gender: An Analysis of How Women Communicate Within the Agricultural Industry, Shala R. Larson