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    ETDS from 1967

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    Interaction of Shear and Bending on Light Gage Steel Diaphragms, Chandrakant D. Patel

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    Incomplete Neurological Development as a Root of Reading Problems: A Classroom Teacher's Approach, Helen B. Prokes

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    The nature and the Influence of the Work of the Information and Education Section, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Edward Riedl

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    A Comparison of the Social Criticism in Melville's Typee and Thoreau's Walden, Mary Riedy

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    An Analysis of the Production Output Difference Between an 11-pica and a 15-pica Line Width When Type is Set by the TTS Method, Larry E. Rolufs

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    Lipid Mobilization in Beef and Rabbits as Affected by Marketing-induced Stress or ACTH-induced Stress, John R. Romans

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    The Effect of Interval Running in Water on leg Strength and Circulorespiratory Efficiency, Ronald J. Schlekeway

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    Turbulent Velocity and Temperature in the Mixing Region of Two Parallel Airstreams, Olin Thomas Sessions

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    A Study of the Equalization Formula of South Dakota's Minimum Foundation Program, Arthur K. Shaver

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    Mist Irrigation for the Improvement of the Climate for Cool Season Crops, Jerry Lee Spears

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    The Effect of an Interval Running Program on Circulorespiratory Efficiency, Body Adipose Tissue, and Body Weight of College Freshman Women, Nona Marie Stamp

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    A Study of Selected Demographic Factors Associated with Population Change in Incorporated Rural Communities of South Dakota, James R. Stewart

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    Experimental Analysis of Free Convection Heat Transfer From a Nonisothermal Plate, Lloyd Edwin Stoebner

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    A Survey of School Districts in Boyd County, Nebraska, 1965-1966, Robert Stuerman

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    Effects of Orally Administered Sodium D-thyroxine upon Pregnancy Progression in Euthyroid Rabbits and its Effect Upon the Newborn, Gary A. Thibodeau

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    Acetylene inhibition of Nitrogen Fixation by Klebsiella pneumoniae M5al, Robert L. Todd

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    Minimum Resource Requirements for Specified Levels of Income in Faulk County, South Dakota, Dwaine Edward Umberger

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    An Investigation of the Hydrologic Factors that Affect the Water Levels of Lake Poinsett, Max Eugene Van Den Berg

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    The Effect of 2,3,5-triiodobenzoic Acid on Flax, Richard J. Vetter

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    A Study of Seventh and Eighth Grade Home Economics Programs in South Dakota with Implications for Curriculum Development, Lacquita Olson Wagner

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    Web Buckling of Delta Girders, Franklin P. Wang

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    Inelastic Behavior of Steel I-beams with Hexagonal Web Cutouts, Teresa Chen Wang

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    Supplemental Vitamins in the Drinking Water for Early Weaned Pigs and Growing Rats, Marvin Eugene Wastell

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    The Velocity of the Baseball Batting Swing as Affected by the Addition of a Select Resistance Exercise of a Traditional Pre-season Weight Training Program, Harold George Wertich

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    Self-estimate of Proficiency in Parliamentary Procedure by Members of the 1967 South Dakota State Legislature, Richard F. Whitman

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    Sudangrass Studies: Yield, HCN Value, Nitrate Content, and Grazing Systems, Don T. Winch

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    Consumer Evaluation of a New Low-Fat Spread-Type Dairy Product, Walter W. Wosje

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    Digestibility Studies with Western Wheat Grass, Marvin John Wurster

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    Yield Components of Spring Oats as Affected by Seeding Rate and Fertility Level, Robert Yung-Yen Yeh

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    Effect of Environment on Seed Germination and Early Seedling Development of Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop., Samuel Zilke

    ETDS from 1966

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    Lipid and Amino Acid Studies of Selenium Toxicity with the Rat, Mary Jane Abraham

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    A Status Study of the Qualifications of the Classroom Teachers and Programs in Physical Education of Selected Elementary Schools, Don J. Amiot

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    Hydrologic Aspects of Water Harvesting, Sidney W. Black

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    Helminth Parasites of Wild Ruminants in South Dakota, Major L. Boddicker

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    Laboratory Investigation of a Model Multi-tube Closed Conduit Spillway, Delvin D. Brosz

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    The Effect of Selected Explosive Weight Training Exercises Upon Leg Strength, Free Running Speed, and Explosive Power, Gary L. Charles

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    The Effect of Wave Shape on the Electrical Breakdown of Nitrogen Gas, Keith E. Crouch

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    A Histological Study of the Various Tissue Components of Raw and Cooked Longissimus Dorsi Muscle in Pork, Dorothy E. Deethardt

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    A Comparison of the Length of Two Distinct Rest Periods in Interval Training as Methods of Increasing Cardio-respiratory Efficiency, James P. Denevan

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    Motor Proficiency of Mentally Retarded Children, Carol H. Doorn

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    A Study and Analysis of the Stochastic Model and Assumptions Used in PERT, Leon Burnell Ellwein

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    Some Operational Aspects of the General Rental Industry, Robert C. Elmen

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    Life History of the Emerald Shiner in Lewis and Clark Lake, South Dakota, Everett H. Fuchs

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    Increasing Income on 240 and 400 Acre Farms in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, George M. Gehant

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    Mobility and Behavior of Raccoons in Eastern South Dakota, George L. Geis

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    Proposed Guidance and Counseling Program for the Secondary Schools in Punjab State, Pritpal Singh Gill

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    Studies and Applications of the Theory of Inventory and Production, Om Parkash Goel

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    Limnology of Three Farm Ponds in South-Central South Dakota, Larry Kim Graham

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    Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Residues in Representative Wild Ruminants of South Dakota, Raymond J. Greenwood

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    Dakota Railroads, Kenneth Merle Hammer

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    A Study of Role Theory and Selected Factors in Relation to Mental Illness, Harlowe G. Hatle

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    A Study of the Comparison Between the "Joplin Plan" and the Traditional Plan of Teaching Reading, Alice Mae Hippen

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    Velocity and Suspended Sediment Concentration Distributions in Open Channel Flows, I Chung Ho

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    The Relationship of Socio-economic Status and Physical Fitness of Selected Sixth Grade Girls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Judith Ann Jasper

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    A Procedure for Planning Production and Determination of Inventory, Syed Khaja Kaleemuddin

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    Integral Solution for Turbulent Mixing of Two Parallel Air Streams in a Duct, Thomas Fredric Kascoutas

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    Guidelines for the Establishment of Private Game Management Areas as an Alternate use of Cropland to Supplement farm Income in South Dakota, Galen L. Kelsey

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    An Analysis and Evaluation of Chemical Education Selected South Dakota Secondary Schools, Bernal A. Kiser

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    A Laboratory Analysis of a Composite Pavement Consisting of Prestressed and Post-tensioned Concrete Panels Covered with Asphaltic Concrete, Cameron G. Kruse

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    Dieldrin Residues In Eggs and Fat of Penned Pheasant Hens, Donald Wayne Lamb

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    The Feasibility of Establishing Beef Processing Facilities in South Central South Dakota and North Central Nebraska, David Tong-Yong Lee

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    An Experimental System for Beta and Gamma Ray Spectroscopy, Ora William Leisure

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    Cytogenetics, Breeding Behavior and Tumor Formation in Progeny of a Homozygous Triploid Sorgham, Peck Sun Lin

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    Effects of Progressive Rope Skipping Training Bouts on Recovery Pulse Rate and Strength of Foot Extension, Audrey Jean Lofgren

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    A Study of the Opportunities for South Dakota Growers to Produce and Market Horticulture Crops, Dean Martin

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    A Survey of the Undergraduate Curriculum for Professional Preparation in Physical Education at South Dakota State University, 1946-1966, Reyna Maxine Martin

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    Chemical Variation of Ground Water Quality in the Vicinity of a Refuse Landfill, James Henry McCormick

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    The Isolation, Identification and Quantitative Determination of Some of the Organic Constituents of Prunus domestica, Juel Luverne Melstad

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    A Study of Attitudes and Opinions of Subscribers Toward the Sisseton Courier, Donald P. Miller

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    Attitudes Toward Physical Education of Students Enrolled in the Basic Instruction Program in Physical Education at South Dakota State University, Jerry P. Miller

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    An Investigation of the Need for a High School Graphic Arts Program on the Monterey Peninsula, James Lee Mitchell

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    The Effect of Methods of Storage on The Gross Energy, Chemical Composition and Feeding Value of Alfalfa, Guru Prasad Mohanty

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    Experiments to Produce Contrasty Halftone Negatives from Originals with Below and Above Basic Density Ranges, Rafiqul Karim Molla

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    The Effects of a Constant Work Load Isometric Exercise Program on Arterial Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate, Patrick Joseph Murphy

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    Molecular Orbitals and Energy Levels for Eight Suggested Structures of IF7, RIchard L. Oakland

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    Attitudes Toward and Extent of Leasing in the Printing Industry, Raymond Joseph Prince

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    The Role of the Debate Ballot in the Consistency of Decisions by Inexperienced Debate Judges, Edward Purdy

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    Development and Application of a Computer Program for the Steady-state Thermal Analysis of Nuclear Superheater, Delvin Gene Rapp

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    Performance Evaluation of an Anaerobic Stabilization Pond System for Meat Processing Wastes, Dwayne Allen Rollag

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    An Inquiry into the Legibility and Pleasingness of Five Ink Colors Printed on Yellow Stock, Philip Kent Ruggles

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    The Correlation of Soil Tests with Yield Response and Uptake of Phosphorus by Barley, Anthony Unusa Salami

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    Approximations to Structural Parameters by Various Numerical Methods, Ali Salehe-Rad

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    Behavior of Thin Web Hybrid Beams Subjected to Static Loads, Jamal B. Sarsam

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    Ground Water Quality Variation at a Refuse Landfill, Richard Jay Sawinski

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    A Study of the Effects of the Bacterium Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (schroeter) Migula on the Southern Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi) and the Western Corn Rootworm (D. vigifera) (Coleoptera: chrysomelidae), Henry C. Schroeder

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    Aflatoxin Formation on Selected Human Foods by Strains of Aspergillus Flavus, Link, and Penicillium Rubrum, Stroll, Ronald Arlyn Sonstegard

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    A Comparison of Corn Silage and Forage Sorghum Silage in the Production of Beef, Herbert Lawrence Sorbel

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    Population Distribution and Mobility of Deer in Eastern South Dakota, Rollin de Mers Sparrowe

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    The Effectiveness of Teaching the Novice the Soccer Instep Kicking Technique as Compared to Teaching the Traditional Techniques of Kicking the Extra Point in Football, Michael James Sterner

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    A Comparison of Role Perceptions of a University Director of Physical Education and Athletics and his Reference Groups, Wesley John Storm

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    Study of Totipotency in the Leaf Cells of the Carrot Plant, Ch'I Sun

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    Fluorometric Determination of Magnesium in Soil Extracts, Roger A. Swanson

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    A Study of the Gothic and Promethean Themes in Frankenstein, Lawrence L. Syverud

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    Factors Influencing Anaerobic Pond Treatment of Meat Packing Waste, Tracy James Tofflemire

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    A Study of Reading Times and Reader Preference when Line Length and Alphabet Length are Simultaneously and Directly Varied, Joseph W. Truex

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    A Study of the Significance and Interrelation of Data Gathered by the Bell Adjustment Inventory and a Teacher Rating Scale with Other Academic and Demographic Data for Guidance Purposes, Adeline Klamm Vanhove

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    Evaluation of the Effects of Low Temperature on the Anaerobic Digestion of Animal Wastes, Anthony Thomas Voell

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    A Study of the Status of Young Men's Christian Association Physical Directors and Assistant Physical Directors in the North Central area and Surrounding Areas, David Leroy Waggoner

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    An Application of Tractive Force Theory to the Design of Rock Spillways, Franklin Alan Williams

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    Fall Velocity as Affected by Fine Material Concentration, Albert Fook-Hung Yuen