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Masters ThesisExperimental Chronic Dry Atmospheric Nitrogen (N) Deposition Causes a Change in Soil Microbial Communities in Southern California Semi-Arid ShrublandsGrant, TimothyGlobal nitrogen (N) deposition has increased since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution due to anthropogenic influences such as the burning of fossil fuels and application of N fertilizer. Increased industrialization is expected to continue to e . . .
Masters ThesisChange Detection: Using Satellite Imagery To Detect Invasive Shot Hole Borer Infestations Within Southern California Riparian ForestHubbell, MarcusTwo species of invasive ambrosia beetles, collectively referred to as Invasive Shot Hole Borer (ISHB), began to infest Southern California’s native riparian forests in 2015. An estimated 95,791 willows had died from ISHB infestation by 2017, but the c . . .
Graduate projectDefining the Role of a Student Success Specialist in a Novel Community College Baccalaureate Program in BiomanufacturingGomez, JoannaThe majority of the Biomanufacturing Students at MiraCosta College are considered to be high-risk. More than 75% are economically disadvantaged, more than 20% are veterans and military dependents, and more that 15% first in the family to earn higher e . . .
ThesisPopulation Genomics and Phenotypic Variability in Effectiveness of Biological Control in Three Species of Predatory CoccinellidsSummerhays, BrycePredatory coccinellidae are extensively used in biological control of aphids, whiteflies, and other common agricultural pests. Two such species, Coccinella septempunctata and Harmonia axyridis were introduced to the continental United States to bolste . . .