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    ETDS from 1956

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

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

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

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    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

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

    A Comparison of the Academic Achievement of Athletes and Non-athletes at South Dakota State College, Lyle Vernon Belk

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    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

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

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

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    The Financial Procedures Utilized in the Administration of Athletic Programs in the Eight Eastern South Dakota Conference High Schools, Wallace Maurice Diehl

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    Pan Evaporation Measuremnts as a Criterion for Predicting the Irrigation Requirements for Various Crops, Niel A. Dimick

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    Condition of Football Players During and After the Season as Indicated by Cardiovascular and Strength Tests, John Homer Englund

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    Percent of Blend of Male Sterile and Male Fertile Corn Seed for Optimum Fertilization in Hybrid Corn at two Locations in South Dakota, Gerhardt Walter Erion

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    A Survey of the Occupational Status of Post World War II Agriculture Education Graduates of South Dakota State College, Harry Franz

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    A Study of the Relationship of Antibiotics on Fecal Microflora of Chicks, Robert C. Halseth

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    The Morphology of the Esophageal First Instar Larvae of Hypoderma Lineatum Devillers, Richard F. Halvorson

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    An Analysis of Biology Workbooks to Determine the Completeness of their Content as Measured by a Previous Comprehensive Study, Donald A. Henrickson

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    Discharge from a Sandpoint Well System for a Thin Aquifer in the Sioux River Area, Harold Holmen

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    A Comparison of the Scientific Background of Ninth Grade Students who have Received their First Eight Years of Schooling in Rural Schools with those Educated in the Brookings City Schools, Floyd A. Johnson

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    Relationship Between Academic Achievement of Vocational Agriculture Students and the Academic Achievement of Non-Vocational Agriculture Students in Brookings High School, Jerome Kleinsasser

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    A Physiological Study of Micrococcus pyogenes var. aureus, Delmer H. Koehn

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    The Effects of Varying Levels of Alfalfa Hay in a Growing Fattening Ration for Pigs, LaVerne J. Kortan

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    A Study of the Preparation and Activities of Thirty-Two Junior High School Principals, Lester L. Luttmers

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    Effects of High Temperature on Fruit Set in Tomatoes Lycopersicon Esculentum, Hashem M. Moghrabi

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    A Preliminary Study of Farmer Bankruptcy Experiences in the Dakotas 1928-1952, James Munger

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    The Effect of Wrestling Training and Required Physical Education Upon the Physical Condition of College Students as Determined by the Rogers Strength Test and the Harvard Step Test, Thomas Eugene Neuberger

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    A Study of Psychorophilic Bacteria in Frozen Foods, Donald E. Pederson

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    History of the Kidder Consolidated School Covering the Fourteen-Year Period from 1941 through 1954, Francis W. Richter

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    Factors Pertaining to the Employment of Married-Women Teachers in Public Schools of Minnesota, Kenneth W. Sandboe

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    A Study of the Education and Careers of Eighth Grade Graduates of Harding County, South Dakota from 1945-1954, Clifford A. Scherer

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    Gymnasium, Shower Room, and Dressing Room Facilities in the Upper Sioux and Hamlin County Conferences, Fred M. Smith

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    Suitability of South Dakota Locations for Straw Pulping Plants, Winston K. Ullman

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    A Status Study of Elementary School Principals in South Dakota, James Wade

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    Status of the Curriculum and the Practices and Regulations Affecting it in the Four-Teacher High Schools of South Dakota, George Webbenhurst

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    Attitudes and Opinions Relating to the 4-H Junior Leadership Program in South Dakota, John F. Younger

    ETDS from 1954

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    A Study of the Effects of Aureomycin Upon the Microflora of the Ovine Rumen, Milton Allison

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    A Survey of Selected Methods of Arsenic Analysis in Biological Materials and a Proposed Modification of the Evans-Bandemer Method, Howard Beers

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    Why Former South Dakota Teachers of Vocational Agriculture Left the Profession in South Dakota 1946 through 1953, Lester Clarke

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    Development of Devices Which Might Be Used in the Classifcation of Freshman Students in Foods Classes, Zora Ruth Colburn

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    Problem Areas of Beginning Teachers of Vocational Agriculture in South Dakota, Wendell DeBoer

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    Effect of Alfalfa Meal and Brewers Dried Yeast on Digestibility of Different Qualities of Prairie Hay by Cattle and Sheep, Leo DuBose

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    Evaluation, Design and Use of Infiltration Measuring Equipment, Leonard Erie

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    Chemical Weed Control in Shelterbelts, Elvin K. Ferrell

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    Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer, and Synthetic Soil Conditioner Treatments, as They Affect Small Grains on Eastern South Dakota Soils, Ray Gene Gresham

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    A History of Vocational Agriculture in South Dakota from 1940 to 1953 Inclusive, Aden R. Gronlund

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    Nine Years of FFA Progress in South Dakota 1944-1953, E.W. Gustafson

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    A Study of the Factors Affecting the Financial Status of Consolidated School District #74, Jeffers, Minnesota for the Fiscal Years, 1949 Through 1954, Leroy J. Henning

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    Drought Resistance of Inbred and Hybrid Corn Under Artificial and Natural Conditions, Stanley Dean Jensen

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    A Microchemical Modification of the McCarthy and Sullivan Method for the Determination of Methionine, Emilia Rodelas Joson

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    Effects of Antibiotics Fed to Pigs During the Growing-Fattening Period, Harold John Kurtz

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    Relation of Rate of Gain to Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle, Leo E. Lucas

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    A Market News Service for Livestock Auctions in South Dakota, Gerald E. Marousek

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    A Study of the Administrative Problems Related to the Scheduling of Regular Classes and Extracurricular Activities in Ninety-Two High Schools in Eastern South Dakota, G. Wesley Peppers

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    Methods of Storing Alfalfa for Fattening Cattle, Leonard Herman Timmerman

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    Temperature Conditions Existing in a Diffusion Type Cloud Chamber, Vance D. Vandervelde

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    The Effectiveness of College Home Economics for Family Living, Imogene Van Overschelde

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    A Comparison of Volumes and Types of Carrier, Rate and Method of Application of Several 2, 4-D Estems on Wheat, Keith E. Wallace

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    History of the South Dakota Crop Improvement Association, Jason S. Webster

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    A Survey of the High School Drop-Outs at the Standing Rock Community High School, Fort Yates, North Dakota During a Four-Year Period 1950-54, Donald Arthur Weston

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    A Study of a Short-Period Gyrocompass, Archie D. Wilcox

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    A Study of the Professional Preparation, Coaching, and Teaching Experience of Coaches in Fifty High Schools in Northeastern South Dakota, Warren E. Williamson

    ETDS from 1953

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    Agricultural Production Trends in South Dakota, 1925-51, Robert J. Antonides

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    Dehiscence of the Fruit of Papaver orientale L., Lloyd C. Ayres

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    Effect of Level and Source of Protein on Digestibility of Different Qualities of Prairie Hay by Cattle and Sheep, Ralph Louis Braun

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    A Study of the Units of Credit in Social Science Offered by Entrants to South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in the School Years 1951-'52 and 1952-'53, Ethbert Ray Brown

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    The Condensation of Phenols with Maleic Annhydride [i.e. anhydride], George W. Engstrom

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    A Survey of the Literature Concerning Hindered Phenols and a Preliminary Study of the Oxidation of the Hindered Phenol, 2, 6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol, John M. Erickson

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    Financing of Agricultural Cooperatives, Robert O. Gunderson

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    A Study of Male Eighth Grade Graduates of Codington County, South Dakota Who Dropped Out and Who Did Not Start High School From 1948 Through 1952., Clarence R. Hall

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    The Nature of Chromatin Changes in Colchicine-induced Variants in Sorghum, Dale D. Harpstead

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    A Study of the Practices and Procedures Prevailing in the Legion Government Day's Programs in Five South Dakota Schools During 1953, Philip R. Haskett

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    Achieving Farm Ownership in South Dakota Through the Farm Ownership Program of the Farmers Home Administration, Canute M. Johnson

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    A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Ability of South Dakota High School Seniors in Their Self-selected Occupational Groups as Evidenced by the State-wide ACE Test Results in 1952, Guy O. Karnes

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    Adjustments by a Central South Dakota Farmer to Weather and Price: 1928-1951, Robert W. Luken

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    Early Floral Development in Gaura coccinea, Edward Olson

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    Growth and Respiratory Studies of Saccaromyces Cerevisiae in the Presence of Selenium, Robert M. Pengra

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    The Quality and Quantity of Ewe's Milk as Affected by Breed, Stage of Lactation, and Somatotropin, Darold Dean Shaffhausen

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    A Study of Carbohydrate Metabolism and Pigment Formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Strain Number 20094, John R. Stamer

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    Estimating Commercial Expansion from Irrigation Development in the Oahe Unit, John E. Thompson

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    Farm Labor, Power and Machinery Performance for Selected Operations Under Dryland and Irrigated Conditions in Central South Dakota, James A. Ulvilden

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    A Survey of the Status of Conservation Education in Junior High Schools of Eight Selected Counties in Northwest Iowa, John E. Voss

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    Scheduling of Extracurricular Activities in the Consolidated Schools of South Dakota, Charles Webbenhurst

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    The Effect of Bicarbonate in Irrigation Waters on the Exchangeable Sodium Status of the Soil, Edward J. Williamson

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    Scholastic Records and Personality and Character Traits of the Public-school Trained and the Parochial-trained Students of the Graduating Class of 1952, Central High School, Aberdeen, South Dakota, John J. Woodruff

    ETDS from 1952

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    Deflection During Prestressing of an Unbonded Prestressed Concrete Beam, Neil E. Bergstresser

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    Sanitary Analysis of the Water Supply and Sewage Disposal of Volga, South Dakota, Richard W. Blair

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    Plant Color as Related to Reflection of Light, Leaf Temperatures, and Drought Reaction on Barley, Dan Walter Chisholm

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    Effect on Yield and Grade of Holding Lambs in Packer's Yards, Jonathan Harvey Glover

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    Some Mechanical and Horomonal methods of Dilating the Bovine Cervix, Edmund F. Graham

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    The Improvement in Type of South Dakota Dairy Cattle Through Artificial Breeding, Kenneth I. Gross

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    Immature Corn for Growing-Fattening Pigs, Charles J. Heidenreich

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    Developmental Anatomy and Dehiscence of the Fruit of Astragalus canadensis L., David J. Holden

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    Isotope Shift in the Atomic Spectrum of Germanium, Arthur B. Hook

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    Experiments with Selenium 79 and Selenium 75 Preparatory to Studies of the Metabolic Pathways of Selenium in Plants Using Radioisotopes as Tracers, Ronald R. Johnson

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    A Study of Local Poultry Market News Service in South Dakota with Particular Reference to the Turkey Industry, Eugene B. Leugers

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    A Study of the Drop-outs from the Watertown High School, Grades IX Through XII, During the Five School Years 1946 to 1951, Merton L. Meinicke

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    Emergence of Inbred Lines and Crosses of Corn at Low Temperatures when Harvested at Various Stages of Maturity, Glen Earl Nachtigal

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    Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers Applied to Crops Grown on South Dakota Soils, Daniel Arthur Norgaard

    ETDS from 1951

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    A Study of Bovine Noseprints, Morris W. Hirsch

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    An Economic Study of Specialized Swine Production Possibilities in Southeastern South Dakota, Clarence A. Hustrulid