Browse by Subject "resistance"
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(2010-08-20)To demonstrate how the growing influence of alternative media in civil society correlates with the rise of social movements and their influence on contemporary manifestations of resistance, this research uses critical ...
Determination of soybean cultivar resistance to soybean cyst nematode with quantitative polymerase chain reaction (2010-01-06)Heterodera glycines, the soybean cyst nematode, is the major pathogen of Glycine max (soybean). Effective management of this pathogen is contingent on the use of resistant cultivars, thus screening for resistant cultivars ...
Efficient Finite Element Electromagnetic Analysis for High-Frequency/High-Speed Circuits And Multiconductor Transmission Lines (2009-06-01)This dissertation comprises the following four components. (1) Development of a robust and efficient 3-D finite element electromagnetic field solver with high-order vector elements for high-frequency and high-speed circuit ...
Evaluation of an inoculation method and quantitative trait loci for fusarium head blight resistance in wheat (2011-01-14)Fusarium head blight (FHB), which is principally caused in the U.S. by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe [telemorph: Gibberella zeae Schw. (Petch)], is a devastating disease of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and barley (Horderum ...
Gut physiology and host-microbe interactions of the rotation-resistant variant of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) (2015-01-21)The western corn rootworm (WCR; Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) is an important chrysomelid pest of corn (Zea mays) in the US. WCR larvae feed on corn roots, while adult beetles may consume aboveground corn tissues. ...
The identification and characterization of novel antibacterial compounds via target-based and whole cell screening approaches (2011-05-25)The emergence of multidrug-resistant bacterial infections in both the clinical setting and the community has created an environment in which the development of novel antibacterial compounds is necessary to keep dangerous ...
A Method for the Analysis of Frames Subjected to Inelastic Deformation into the Range of Strain Hardening (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1956-11)
A new India: Contestations of national identity at the crossroads of postcolonial aspirations and globalized imagination (2014-05-30)My dissertation examines contestations of national identity and representation of individual aspirations within a globalized imagination of 21st century India. In analyzing the metaphoric construction of a New India, I ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)As a result of the increasing connectivity provided by smartphones, wireless Internet availability, and portable devices such as laptops and tablets, technology users can and often are continuously connected to the Internet ...
Status of streptomycin-resistant Erwinia amylovora in Illinois apple orchards and evaluation of alternative compounds to manage fire blight disease (2013-02-03)Illinois apple growers produce approximately 17,963 metric tons of apples annually. Fire blight disease, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is a serious threat to apple production in Illinois and other Midwestern ...