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.
Due to copyright restrictions, the collection contains both open access and university access theses and dissertations. University access items are only available to SDSU users, and on-campus visitors. Non-SDSU users wishing to access restricted materials may request items through their institution’s interlibrary loan services.

Open PRAIRIE strives to confirm that all open access items are clear of any copyright restrictions. Works in Open PRAIRIE are made available exclusively for educational purposes such as research or instruction. Literary rights, including copyright for published works held by the creator(s) or their heirs, or other third parties may apply. All rights are reserved unless otherwise indicated by the copyright owner(s).
Please contact the Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian, Michael Biondo, with any issues, or questions concerning copyright infringement in this collection.

Finally, the development of this collection is ongoing. If you are a former South Dakota State University graduate student and wish to include your work in Open PRAIRIE, please contact us.

  • Theses and Dissertations in this collection are also housed in their departmental communities.
  • All signatures have been redacted.
  • Follow


    ETDS from 1958

    PDF

    Consumer Preferences and Attitudes Toward Butter and Advertising in Brookings and Madison, South Dakota, Calvin E. Willemssen

    PDF

    On the Electric Field of Moving Magnets, Ronald Harvey Wilson

    PDF

    Some Effects of Antibiotics on a Candida Albicans Population in the Intestinal Tracts of Chickens, Roger E. Winans

    PDF

    Studies on the Analysis and Esterification of Cholesterol, Marvin Lee Withrow

    PDF

    A Study of the Spotted Alfalfa Aphid and the Potato leafhopper and Their Abundance in Relation to Certain Climatic Condition in Five Specific Areas in South Dakota, Mitchell J. Wrich

    PDF

    The Blood Picture in Correlation with Bloat, Dale A. Yarns

    PDF

    Effect of Various Feed Additives on Gain, Feed Efficiency and Digestibility of Rations by Lambs, Paul R. Zimmer

    ETDS from 1957

    PDF

    Tenant Interest in Alternative Leasing Arrangements in Moody County, South Dakota, 1955, Vernon E. Bau

    PDF

    The Effect of Moisture and Fertilizer on Drouth Resistance Factors, F. Paul Baxter

    PDF

    Relative Attractiveness of Sugar and Liver to Phormia regina Meigen, David L. Billman

    PDF

    A Basic Tool List for a New Vocational Agricultural Shop in South Dakota, Kenneth Bohuslav

    PDF

    A Study of Streptobacillus Moniliformis Causative Agent of Rat Bite Fever, Harry J. Bowers

    PDF

    Farm Business Management Data and Practices in the North James Area, Roland J. Brunsma

    PDF

    Obstacles to Increased Production of Meat-Type Hogs : A Report of Surveys of Swine Producers and Marketing Agencies, Edward Dailey

    PDF

    The Economic Feasibility of Whole Milk Procurement by Creameries in Eastern South Dakota, Ralph O. Felberg

    PDF

    The Effects of Low Temperature on Survival of Rabbit Ova, Mansur Ferdows

    PDF

    A Study of the Opportunities for Beginning Farmers to Become Established in Farming in Spink County, South Dakota, Gordon F. Ferguson

    PDF

    Listeria monocytogenes, Alvin G. Fiscus

    PDF

    Reaction of Certain Diploid and Tetraploid Alfalfas to Some Phytopathogens Including the Blackstem Disease, Harry Geise

    PDF

    Aureomycin as Preservative of Small Animal Bodies, Rudolph G. Griffin

    PDF

    Some Observations Pertaining to the Effects of Relaxin Upon the Bovine, Vincent Allen Hall

    PDF

    Factors Influencing the Consolidation of Cooperative Creameries in South Dakota, Ivan R. Hanson

    PDF

    A Comparison Between Laboratory Nitrogen Determinations and the Response of Oats to Nitrogen Fertilization in South Dakota, Milo I. Harpstead

    PDF

    A Study of Cumulative Record Systems and Other Guidance Services Offered in South Dakota High Schools with Enrollments Between 125 and 200 Students, Donald J. Heil

    PDF

    Why South Dakota and Minnesota Vocational Agriculture Instructors have Remained in the Profession, Roger A. Heller

    PDF

    The Effect of Late Applications of Herbicidal Sprays on the Yield and Germination of Flax, Mark W. Johnson

    PDF

    Utilization of Nitrogen Fertilizer by Crops as Influenced by Time of Application, Carriers and Crop Residues, Wayne E. Lamke

    PDF

    A Geographical Study of Housefly Resistance, Vernon H. Lee

    PDF

    A Study Made to Determine the Muscular Fitness Status of a Group of Sioux Indian and Caucasian Children as Determined by the Krausreber Test of Minimum Muscular Fitness, Melvin E. Logterman

    PDF

    Comparative Study of the Scholastic Ability, Scholastic Achievement and Activity Participation of Home Economics Students at South Dakota State College, Deloris E. Mangels

    PDF

    Leptospirosis in Cattle and Swine in South Dakota, John P. McAdaragh

    PDF

    A Study of the Methods of Coaching Track in South Dakota High Schools and Colleges with Emphasis on Sprint, Middle Distance, and Distance Running, Dudley William Melichar

    PDF

    Growth and Physiology of a Soil Organism Which is Resistant to the Toxic Effects of Sodium Selenite, John C. Mickelson

    PDF

    Bloat Results From Various Drenchings Including Effectiveness of Penicillin For Prevention, Clarence Leonard Moore

    PDF

    The Posterior Spiracles of Hypoderma Lineatum de Villers (Diptera: Hypodermatidae) Larvae : Their Morphology and Development, Neal O. Morgan

    PDF

    Marketing Eggs in Eastern South Dakota : A Study of Pricing Policies and Practices of Country Egg Dealers, Turner Leo Oyloe

    PDF

    Etiology and Control of a Seedling Blight of Flax Caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kühn, Vernyl D. Pederson

    PDF

    The Effect of Three Quarters of Service Course Physical Education Upon the Physical Fitness of Male Freshmen at South Dakota State College, James Prins Jr.

    PDF

    An Investigation as to the Comparative Cost of Fuels for Heating Homes in the City of Brookings, South Dakota, Robert P. Puncochar

    PDF

    The Use of an Advisory Council in a Vocational Agriculture Department, Raymond G. Reiff

    PDF

    Comparative Effects of Two Different Physical Education Programs Upon the Physical Fitness and Motor Educability of Ninth and Tenth Grade Boys, Charles Russell Reynolds

    PDF

    A Case Study Report of 29 South Dakota State College Freshman Men with Low Physical Fitness Indices, Jack K. Richardson

    PDF

    The Effects of an Eight Week Developmental Physical Education Program on Physical Fitness Index and Certain Cardiovascular Factors of Freshman Male Students, James Riley

    PDF

    Studies Concerned with Selenium Poisoning in Rats, Robert David Romanowski

    PDF

    A Preliminary Study of the Relationship of Yield to Preseasonal Climatological Factors in Central South Dakota, Donald T. Searls

    PDF

    Some Factors Affecting 1957 Acreage Reserve Participation in the South Dakota Wheat Area, Allan M. Severson

    PDF

    A Comparison of the Arithmetic Background of Seventh Grade Pupils Who Have Received Their First Six Years of Schooling in Rural Schools with Those Who Received Their First Six Years of Schooling in the Pipestone City Schools, Peter P. Spawn

    PDF

    The Effect of Vitamin D. Supplementation on the Growth and Development of Swine, Darwin Eugene Stolte

    PDF

    A Survey of the Value of the Homemaking Curriculum in South Dakota with Implications for Revision, Carol Siemann Wagner

    PDF

    Survey of the Attitudes of Parents Toward Vocational Agriculture in South Dakota, Ernest W. Wingen

    PDF

    Effects of Urea and Some Other Nitrogen Compounds on Germination of Wheat, Walter R. Zich

    PDF

    A Local Cost-sharing Plan for Watersheds Under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, Henry N. Ziegler

    PDF

    A Genetic Analysis of Economic Characteristics of Range Beef Heifers, Keith O. Zoellner

    ETDS from 1956

    PDF

    A Study of Pupil Reporting Practices, School to Home, in Illinois Junior High Schools Organized on a Seven-Eight Grade Basis, Gale Edwin Anderson

    PDF

    Morphology of Stamens and Staminodia of Echinocystis Lobata (Michx.) T. & G., Engracia B. Arguelles

    PDF

    Differential Reaction of Two Varieties of Sorghum to Colchicine Treatment, Glenn Francis Atkinson

    PDF

    The Virgil Independent School District and Reorganization, Kenneth E. Bandy

    PDF

    The Condensation of the Aminophenols with Maleic Anhydride, Robert H. Becker

    PDF

    Factors Affecting Prices Received by South Dakota Egg Producers : A Pilot Study, J. Patrick Brown

    PDF

    The Effect of Body Temperature Upon Accuracy in Performing Specific Motor Skills, Roger William Denker

    PDF

    Studies of pleuropneumonia-like organisms, John A. Duerre

    PDF

    The Effect of Prescibed Weight Training on a Selected Group of Varsity Basketball Players, Bernard Eugene Duffy

    PDF

    Evaluating the Mode of Inheritance in Tetraploid Alfalfa by Means of Genetic Intra-class Correlation, Wesley D. Dunlap

    PDF

    A Determination of Relationship Between Seven Known Factors and a Student's Success in Debate, Kenneth J. Erickson

    PDF

    Research on a Portable Floor Plate Brooder with Electric Heating Elements for Use in South Dakota, Virgil H. Flesher

    PDF

    Farm Equipment Retailing in South Dakota, C. John. Fliginger

    PDF

    The Effect of a Basketball Training Program on Cardiovascular Condition as Shown by the Cameron Heartometer, Harry L. Forsyth

    PDF

    Genetic Analysis of F2 Populations from Crosses Involving Colchicine-induced Mutants in Sorghum, A. Earl Foster

    PDF

    A Comparison Study of State Farmers and Non-state Farmers on Academic Achievement and Post-high School Accomplishment, Hilding W. Gadda

    PDF

    A Student Evaluation of Graduate Education Courses at South Dakota State College by 1956 Summer Session Graduate Students Who had Taken Work Prior to January 1, 1956, Donald F. Gerriets

    PDF

    A Plan for the Development of a School Farm for Sturgis High School, Wayne C. Gray

    PDF

    Community Resources in Watertown for Use in American Government, Melvin Hanson

    PDF

    A Survey to Select Area Headings to be Included in a Handbook for School Administrators to Administer Departments of Vocational Agriculture in South Dakota, James P. Harper

    PDF

    Locker and Shower Room Facilities Used for Physical Education in Class "A" High Schools in South Dakota, Arthur T. Jansen

    PDF

    A Study of Selected Characteristics and the Extent of Church Activity of the Membership and Officials in the Free Methodist Church, Upper Midwest Region, Bruce Leffingwell Kline

    PDF

    Alfalfa Seedling Rot in Relation to the Quantity of Pythium in South Dakota Soils, Michael Komanetsky

    PDF

    Growth and Selenium Content of Wheat as Affected by Applications of Salts to Soils, Frederick J. Kurpjuweit

    PDF

    Investigations of Methyl Donors and Linseed Oil Meal in Alleviating Selenium Poisoning, Eriks Leitis

    PDF

    The Effect of High Temperature Contact Treatment on Hard Seeds in Alfalfa, Allyn O. Lunden

    PDF

    An Analytical Survey of Census, Enrollment and Financial Trends of the Harrisburg Independent Consolidated School District C-1 Over the Years 1940 to 1953, Ernest W. Lunn

    PDF

    A Study to Determine the Importance of Pre-service Training in Teaching Farm Mechanics Jobs in Vocational Agriculture, Morris W. Magnuson

    PDF

    Time and Tide : A Study of the Conflicting Concepts of Time of the Dakota Indian and Western Civilization, R. Clyde McCone

    PDF

    A Comparison of Aerial and Ground Application of 2,4-D, Using Different Formulations and Rates of 2,4-D, and Different Kinds and Volumes of Carrier, Russel L. Nash

    PDF

    Marketing Cream in Plastic Bags, James L. Olson

    PDF

    An Evaluation of the Success of the Rural Youth Program in South Dakota, John Orr

    PDF

    Modification of Selenium Distribution in the Rat, Ivan S. Palmer

    PDF

    A Farm Building Evaluation Technique for Tax Assessment, Joshua F. Robinson

    PDF

    Consumption and Preference Patterns for Butter and Margarine in Two South Dakota Cities, Norman L. Rollag

    PDF

    The Effects of Temperature and Leaf Sugar Content on the Electrical Conductance of Strawberry Leaf Exudates, Kenneth C. Schneider

    PDF

    A Status Survey of Twelve Teacher Training Institutions Pertaining to Graduate Majors in Industrial Education, Duane R. Serlet

    PDF

    Present Practices in Grading Boys' Physical Education in Secondary Schools of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, Wayne E. Sinning

    PDF

    A Study on the Inter-communication System as Used in South Dakota Schools for the Instruction of Non-ambulatory Students from 1951-1956, Samuel Edwin Stein

    PDF

    Digestibility of Rations and Nitrogen Balance by Lambs as Influenced by Animal Fat, Urea, Soybean Meal and Linseed Meal, James King Turner

    PDF

    Effects of the Intensity of Grazing on Range Livestock Production, the Native Vegetation, and the Soil Complex, George Mason Van Dyne

    PDF

    The Effect of a Soccer Unit on the Agility and Cardiovascular Fitness of Ninth Grade Boys, Archie Edgar Ward

    PDF

    The Relationship of Scholastic Achievement to Regularity of Attendance and Participation in Extra-curricular Activities in the Brookings High School Senior Class of 1955, Frank Williams

    ETDS from 1955

    PDF

    The History of Track and Field in South Dakota High Schools, Donald Hayes Allan

    PDF

    A Study of Vocational Choices and Preferences of Freshmen Male Students at State College in Terms of Their Abilities and Scholastic Achievement in College, Robert G. Christianson

    PDF

    A Study of School Costs in the Wolsey Independent School District from 1944 to 1954, Mark E. Cogswell

    PDF

    Participation in Physical Education Activities by Athletes and Non-Athletes after their Graduation from College, Harold John Cordts