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Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
.S. agriculture, assesses the empirical evidence for local food thus far, assesses the theoretical arguments for and against local food, and develops a new theoretical perspective to examine local food. This study finds the strongest case for local food comes from...
Golden-cheeked warbler nest success and nest predators in urban and rural landscapes
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
We studied nesting success of Golden-cheeked Warblers (Dendroica chrysoparia) from 2005-2006 in urban and rural landscapes in central Texas. We used an information-theoretic approach to evaluate models representing hypotheses ...
Amphibian metamorphosis and juvenile terrestrial performance following chronic cadmium exposure in the aquatic environment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
degradation and amphibian declines. Manipulative experiments were conducted to investigate the performance (i.e., growth, survival) of amphibians that metamorphose from chemically-contaminated aquatic breeding sites. The heavy metal cadmium (Cd) was selected...
Evolution of the Bahamian coastal environment of San Salvador Island over the last 3,500 years based on triangle pond sediment cores
The multiproxy examination of ten soft sediment cores extracted from Triangle Pond was used in order to establish alterations in the northwestern coastal environment of San Salvador Island, The Bahamas over the last 3,500 ...
Ambrosia beetle habitat use, host use, and influence on early wood colonizing microbes in an oak-hickory forest
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Knowledge of how exotic ambrosia beetles influence microbe communities and how forest characteristics affect ambrosia beetle abundance will improve policy and management decision...