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Alabama Soybean Variety Tests 1980

Donald L. Thurlow
"March 1981."

Performance of soybean varieties in Alabama, 2012

Kathryn M. Glass, & Edzard Van Santen
"December 2012"

Performance of small grain varieties in Alabama, 2020-2021

Henry G. Jordan
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Digital Ethics in ePortfolios: Developing Principles, Strategies, and Scenarios

Amy Cicchino, Megan Haskins, Morgan Gresham, Kevin Kelly, Christine Slade & Sarah Zurhellen
In response to rising concerns about digital ethics in ePortfolio practice, the Association for Authentic, Experiential, Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) created a Digital Ethics Task Force charged with researching and articulating research-based practices for ePortfolios. After year one, the Task Force released the Digital Ethics Principles in ePortfolios: Version 1. This article describes the process used to recruit Task Force members and develop the resulting principles. In using the Task Force as a model for international...

Discovering Diversity with High-Throughput Approaches: Introduction to a Virtual Symposium in The Biological Bulletin

Kenneth M. Halanych & Andrew R. Mahon

Anatomy of the Laminar Organs of Commelina erecta (Commelinaceae)

Roland R. Dute, Brian E. Jackson, Ryan D. Adkins & Debbie R. Folkerts
A study was undertaken to compare the anatomy of the laminar floral parts with that of the spathes and leaves of Commelina erecta L. Each flower has two types of petals and two types of sepals. In contrast to the other organs, the petals have a completely open venation system whose vein endings consist solely of modified bundle-sheath cells. Bundle sheaths of leaves and spathes, but not the floral organs, contain sclerified cells for support....

1975 Alabama grain sorghum performance tests

Cover title. "February 1976."

Politics a \"Chilly\" Environment for Undergraduate Women in Norway

Cissy J. Ballen, Dahsol Lee, Lise Rakner & Cotner Sehoya
Gender differences in academic performance and attitudes are widespread in male-stereotyped disciplines but rarely are studied in the social sciences. To assess the extent that gender influences the behavior of undergraduate women in political science, participation was analyzed in a large (N = 130) introductory comparative-politics class at the University of Bergena large public university in Norway. In the 2016 fall semester, observers documented classroom behaviors of men and women using a protocol that characterizes...

Microsatellite and mating type markers reveal unexpected patterns of genetic diversity in the pine root‐infecting fungus Grosmannia alacris

Tuan A. Duong, Z. Wilhelm De Beer, Brenda D. Wingfield, Lori G. Eckhardt & Michael J. Wingfield
Grosmannia alacris is a fungus commonly associated with root‐infesting bark beetles occurring on Pinus spp. The fungus has been recorded in South Africa, the USA, France, Portugal and Spain and importantly, has been associated with pine root diseases in South Africa and the USA. Nothing is known regarding the population genetics or origin of G. alacris, although its association with root‐infesting beetles native to Europe suggests that it is an invasive alien in South Africa....

Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to Conduct Site Inspections of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices and Track Project Progression

Michael Perez, Wesley C. Zech & Wesley N. Donald
Construction activities increase the erosion potential of a site through earth-disturbing processes of vegetative grubbing, topsoil stripping, and grading. Receiving waters become susceptible and vulnerable to the process of sedimentation, which degrades the overall water quality. Federal, state, and local regulations require the use of erosion and sediment controls to help manage stormwater discharge from construction sites. Regulations further require regular inspections, monitoring, and maintenance of employed erosion and sediment control practices. Unmanned aerial vehicles...

Performance of grain sorghum in Alabama, 2021

Henry G. Jordan
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Seasonal Shifts in Reproduction Depend on Prey Availability for an Income Breeder

Joshua M. Hall, Andrew Buckelew, Matthew Lovern, Stephen M. Secor & Daniel A. Warner
The evolution of reproductive strategies depends on local environmental conditions. When environments are seasonal, selection favors individuals that align changes in key reproductive traits with seasonal shifts in habitat quality. Offspring habitat quality can decline through the season, and increased maternal provisioning to late-produced offspring may compensate. This shift, however, may depend on environmental factors that influence reproduction and are, themselves, subject to temporal changes (e.g., food abundance). We studied the brown anole lizard (Anolis...

Reproduction in Male Crotalus adamanteus Beauvois(Eastern Diamond-Backed Rattlesnake): Relationship of Plasma Testosterone to Testis and Kidney Dimensions and the Mating Season

Shannon K. Hoss, Gordon W. Schuett, Ryan L. Earley & Lora L. Smith
The reproductive ecology of male Crotalus adamanteus Beauvois (Eastern Diamond-backed Rattlesnake) from southwestern Georgia (Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Baker County) was studied from 14 August 2003 to 14 August 2006. Few studies provide information on reproduction of free-living Eastern Diamondbacked Rattlesnakes, and no information is available on the seasonal relationship of plasma sex steroids of males to changes in the reproductive organs (e.g., mass of the testis and kidney) and the mating season....

Life History Aspects of Exyra semicrocea (Pitcher Plant Moth) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Jessica D. Stephens & Debbie R. Folkerts
With as little as 3% of southeastern Coastal Plain pitcher plant bogs remaining, it is important to understand the life-history aspects of the endemic organisms that comprise this community. In this study, we elucidate aspects of the life history of Exyra semicrocea (Pitcher Plant Moth) by incorporating unpublished portions of a thesis from 1978–1979 with recent fi eld and lab observations in 2010. We give morphological descriptions of both larvae and adults, as well as...

Temperature Changes in Central Asia from 1979 to 2011 Based on Multiple Datasets*

Zengyun Hu, Chi Zhang, Qi Hu & Hanqin Tian
The arid and semiarid region in central Asia is sensitive and vulnerable to climate variations. However, the sparse and highly unevenly distributed meteorological stations in the region provide limited data for understanding of the region’s climate variations. In this study, the near-surface air temperature change in central Asia from 1979 to 2011 was examined using observations from 81 meteorological stations, three local observation validated reanalysis datasets of relatively high spatial resolutions, and the Climate Research...

Development of endocytosis, degradative activity, and antigen processing capacity during GM-CSF driven differentiation of murine bone marrow

Adesola C. Olatunde, Laura P. Abell, Ashley E. Landuyt & Elizabeth Hiltbold Schwartz
Dendritic cells (DC) are sentinels of the immune system, alerting and enlisting T cells to clear pathogenic threats. As such, numerous studies have demonstrated their effective uptake and proteolytic activities coupled with antigen processing and presentation functions. Yet, less is known about how these cellular mechanisms change and develop as myeloid cells progress from progenitor cells to more differentiated cell types such as DC. Thus, our study comparatively examined these functions at different stages of...

Performance of peanuts in Alabama, 2021

Henry G. Jordan
Caption tile. "January 31, 2022."

Two Centuries of Anglo-German Correspondences: Celebrating Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, George Eliot and Theodor Fontane, Victoria and Albert Museum, 26–28 June 2019

John Rignall
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

George Eliot and Education

John Huzzard
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

Imagination, Morality, and the Spectre of Sade in Romola and Daniel Deronda

Margaux Fragoso
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

'That Most Despicable Travesty of a Woman': Eliza Lynn Linton and Elma Stuart

Kathleen Adams
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

The Margins of George Eliot: Editing the Journals

Margaret Harris
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

The Art of Conduct, the Conduct of Art and the Mixed Science of Eliot's Ethics: 'The Sympathetic Impulse' and 'The Scientific Point of View' in Mill on the Floss

Simon Calder
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

George Eliot's Place in Westminster Abbey

T. R. Wright
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

Review: David Paterson, Fair Seed-Time: Robert Evans, Francis Newdigate and the Making of George Eliot

Graham Handley
Article from the George Eliot Review, digitized and hosted by the George Eliot Review Online.

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