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  • Novel alkaloid management strategies for improved beef cattle production in the fescue belt 

    Meng, Kevin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    Tall fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus) is an important forage crop for agriculture in Missouri and much of the eastern United States. Tall fescue is known for hardiness and herbage accumulation, much of which is attributed ...
  • Optimal design of the limb in compound bows 

    Bott, Szilard (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    Most of the emphasis in research on compound bows was done on the kinetic analysis of the cam mechanics and their optimization. When the mechanics of the limbs are considered, many assumptions are made, and mostly experimental ...
  • Pentiment 

    Alexander-Barnes, Nessi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    "Pentiment is a project with two parts, the most recent manifestation of a set of goals and ideas surrounding representation and community engagement with which I continually engage. It’s first aspect is local: it is as ...
  • Representation of Hispanic culture in Delta's Sky magazine 

    Allen, Jenna (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    As part of the largest minority group in the U.S., Hispanic people play an increasingly significant role in media consumption. Prior studies have investigated this key demographic's consumption of advertising, but research ...
  • Social media use during power outage events 

    Politano, Anna (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    This study explores how consumers use social media networking sites during power outage events. Using a qualitative research lens, the study explores consumer motivation as it relates Uses and Gratifications theory as well ...
  • Texan City magazine health news : a content analysis 

    Wendlandt, Catherine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    City magazines have a powerful role in convincing readers to take proactive health measures, however they rarely take advantage of their capacity to set their communities' public agendas. This study considered the health ...
  • Thermal characterization and scaling of a nanodielectric composite for use in compact ultra-high voltage capacitors 

    Brown, Luke J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    The University of Missouri has been developing compact capacitors for use in high voltage, pulsed power and directed energy applications. The capacitors are made from a proprietary nanodielectric, MU100, which is a ...
  • Understanding patterns and motivations of women using Facebook for birth control information 

    Day, Ashton (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the patterns and motivations for women to use Facebook for information on birth control. Methods: A quantitative study was conducted among women between the ages of 18 ...
  • Using a group decision method to judge the value of blockchain for an enterprise in supply chain 

    Yu, Shitao (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    Blockchain technology recently has become popular. This new way of transaction may bring many benefits for a supply chain. Because of its own attributes, a Blockchain network can create a peer to peer transaction environment ...