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    Masters Thesis
    Weil, David.
    In this study, six treatment levels of zinc fertilizer were applied to peach trees, Prunus persica, through a drip irrigation system. The study was conducted for two years using the same treatment levels for both years. The six treatment levels con . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Weatherson, Michael.
    It has been more than half a century since the United States Senate rejected the League of Nations. The responsibility for the league's defeat is often placed in the hands of a few willful Senators.* Hiram Johnson ranks high among these men. As one of . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Warner, Donald Remi.
    The natural history of the Fresno kangaroo rat, Dipodomys nitratoides exilis, in the San Joaquin Valley's alkali sink habitat was first described by Culbertson (1946). His study included little information on the interspecific interactions with ot . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Walke, Glena.
    Flowers and herbs have had a recent come back as ingredients for foods and medicines. Little has been known until very recently about the nutrient composition and the active chemical components of these foods. Yet the vast folklore surrounding the use . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Veale, David John.
    The understanding of the effect of densely populated settings on human experience and behavior is just beginning. In the early psychological literature, the term "crowding" was used to denote a setting that lacked "enough" space due in part to "too ma . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Vance, Ellis.
    The education of America's children has been a concern of educators and lay people since our nation was created. It has been an ongoing concern which has tried to focus on meeting the needs of each child. And yet, even though the concern for ind . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Twomey, Stephanie.
    As David Crystal noted, the climate is changing: the study of language is coming of age. It now seems that linguistics is of interest to a much wider audience than ever before, although a question frequently asked is "Why bother to study language at a . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Thompson, Alvin Joseph.
    In his essay "Technique as Discovery," Mark Schorer observes, "The difference between content, or experience, and achieved content, or art, is technique." According to Schorer, "When we speak of technique ... we speak of nearly everything. . . . Techn . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Thomas, Barbara.
    The purpose of this study was the initiation of the validation procedures for the Auditory Perception Test (APT), developed in the late 1960s by Walter Ambinder, a clinical psychologist at Wayne State University. Two studies concerning the APT precede . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Thobaben, Marshelle McCarthy.
    Families are identified as networks of people who live together over periods of time, who have ties of marriage and kinship to one another. The family as a social institution refers to an organized, formal, and regular way of carrying out certai . . .
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    Taylor, J. Mark.
    Traditionally Shakespeare's Henry V has been seen as a panegyric celebrating King Henry V as the ideal monarch. Some critics acclaim Henry as the poet's finest conception of the statesman-king, a monarch who brought unity and peace to a disturbed Engl . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Vang, Justin Yasxayas
    The Michaelis and Menten initial rate approach to enzyme kinetics using sucrose hydrolysis by invertase was first performed over 100 years ago. Their approach allows for the measurement of an enzyme’s binding affinity (KM), and the maximum rate of sub . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Woods, David Michael
    The Japanese American elders who lived through World War II, and who were incarcerated in the American concentration camps, specifically, are nearing the end of their lives. Their experiences and thoughts are invaluable, and the window of time availab . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Swanson, Robert.
    No Abstract or Summary
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    Masters Thesis
    Sudin, Md. Yusoff Bin.
    A technique of partial feeding through a ruminal fistual was used to assess the relative influence of palatability and digestibility of volun- tary intake of four sheep in confinement. Alfalfa and Bermuda grass were used as the comparative die . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Stewart, Katherine.
    The California State Park system, hereafter referred to as CalDPR, has sought for five years to include Carmel Bay, California, in its park system as an underwater park. Carmel Bay is approximately 15 km (5 mi ) in area, located between Pescadero Poin . . .
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    Graduate project
    Stewart, Ellen Hays.
    The purpose of this work is to create "Handbook on Improvisational Acting" to be used by teachers of acting on the high school and college level. At the outset, background information is provided regarding the process of improvisational acting and its . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Stephens, Philip.
    The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the economics of rehabilitation. The primary focus will be on the basic economics of publicly funded rehabilitation programs. Such questions as what determines the demand for rehabilitation services . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Stansell, Alvin Dean.
    The early concept of the school principal did not develop from this little red schoolhouse setting for there was little need for administration in the sense that we know it today. The local school board would hire one teacher who would usually have t . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Singh, Hardip.
    This report presents a case study of the impact of California State College, Stanislaus, on the growth of Turlock, California, and was designed for the purpose of gaining insight on the effects of a major locational decision on a community. Turl . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Shumaker, Evelyn.
    An important aspect of any group of organisms from both ecologic and evolutionary points of view is the part played by that group in channeling the flow of energy within the community in which it lives. Foraminifera, marine protozoans with calcium car . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Shorts, Albert Grayson.
    No Abstract or Summary
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    Graduate project
    Sauceda, Cecilio.
    No Abstract or Summary
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    Masters Thesis
    Sander, Alexander.
    Fiscal impact analysis (or cost-revenue analysis) is a quantitative method used to estimate the costs of providing governmental services to land areas and the revenues from those land areas. In this study, eight relatively recent, significant, and rep . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Sakoury, Kamal.
    Cuttings of pistachio (P. vera L.) were taken on five dates, June 8, August 4, and November 20, 1973, and January 20 and March 20, 1974. After treatment with NAA, IBA, cytokinin, and ethephon the cuttings were placed either in the greenhouse or la . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Russell, Stephen John.
    Mt. Dana is one of several high peaks along the Sierra Nevada crest on the eastern boundary of Yosemite National Park (Fig. 1). The mountain is underlain by metamorphic rocks which form the northern extension of the Ritter Range roof pendant, an elong . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ruagh, Amer Ali.
    The primary purpose of this study was to-investigate the feeding habits of silversides (Family Atherinidae) in Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay, California, since little detailed work on the feeding habits of silversides from California has been pub . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Robinson, Paul Mark.
    Crime has become a fact of life. Once stereotyped as a form of anti-social behavior that was limited in range and scope, illegal conduct has now become so common that its victims reportedly include one American family out of every four.¹ At the same . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Robinson, Michael.
    In many soils that are calcareous, a considerable amount of the phosphorus is contained as insoluble forms of calcium phosphate. As much as two-thirds of the total phosphorus in a calcareous soil may be in the form of insoluble calcium phosphate, w . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Roberts, Gary Lee.
    Political science needs to reexamine the basic assumptions behind the scientific revolution of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. For it is these assumptions which still structure our expectations about what counts as fact, reality, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Richey, Sidney.
    Historians have written much about the people and places in the San Joaquin Valley, but most often have neglected the historical significance of the newspapers of this area. Often historians, who read as well as write studies of the growth and develop . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Richards, Dennis Lee.
    The 1970s have found many of the nation's cities financially and environmentally vulnerable. Many municipalities are now studying any reasonable proposals which could avoid a desperate fiscal situation. At the same time, these urban areas are being be . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Reddell, Lynda.
    Each year, high school students across the nation enroll in first-year shorthand, generally with the thought of becoming a secre- tary. Unfortunately, most of these high schools do not provide a formal procedure for counselors to follow in plac . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Singh, Amandeep
    There are multiple gang prevention programs implemented throughout the Kern County but gangs are still continuing to be a significant issue. Kern county probation department does an excellent job keeping this troubled youth of the streets by incarcera . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Arredondo, Marissa
    Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs that affect the lives of many American families. These programs pa . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Osaseri, Etiosa Emmanuel
    Kern County currently leads California in obesity rankings. As a result, Kern County, along with its biggest city Bakersfield, has begun to take the necessary steps in order to promote healthier lifestyles. In particular, California State University, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Pena, Manuel H.,1942-
    One difficulty in preparing a lexicon for Finnegans Wake lies in coming to grips with the way Joyce fuses the basic English underlying the book with the seemingly endless number of words, fragments, and phrases from every conceivable language. For tho . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ovoian, Gary James.
    The frontier merchants played an important role in the development and growth of the American West; however, their contributions have been overshadowed by the more colorful escapades of cowboys, Indians, and cavalry. Although these groups are more int . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Osborn, Deborah.
    North Fork is a small lumber town situated in the foothills of eastern Madera County, California. The town lies sixty miles south of Yosemite National Park, at the border of the yellow pine forest. Logging, public utility companies, and the United Sta . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Okamoto, Shigeko.
    One of the linguistic features that differentiates languages like Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean from well known IE languages is their well-developed system of honorifics. What is to he understood by honorifics is that in these languages, a speaker . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ojikutu, Liadi Bola.
    Chlortetracycline (CTC 50) is widely used today as a livestock feed supplement because it promotes growth of poultry, swine, and calves by increasing weight gains. It is widely used in human and veterinary medicine for infections caused by organisms s . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Norris, Evan.
    The aboriginal population of what is now the State of California exhibited remarkable linguistic diversity. According to one study, seven major language families, accounting for ninety-one different languages, were present in California at the time of . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Norlyn, Jack.
    Excessive salts in the soil have been and will continue to be a serious problem in irrigated agriculture, particularly in arid regions. Jacobsen and Adams (1958) stated that the buildup of soil salinity played an important part of the breakup of th . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Nolte, George.
    There is a quiet revolution currently underway in this country. It is directed at the way land is used, or more specifically, at the land use decision-making process and the information that is used in the process. New tools are being proposed and uti . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Moss, Martin.
    The field of membrane investigation is over 80 years old. Yet that remarkably complex and diverse structure, the cell membrane, continues to elude precise definition of structure and function. Observers have found cell membranes to be involved . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Mitsuya, Fumiko.
    In this study it is proposed that in Japanese the influence of consonant voicing is reflected more systematically on the duration of the preceding mora as a whole than on the preceding vowel segment alone. In other words, mora duration, not vowel s . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Mitchell, Ronald.
    The rapid changes and expanding scope of nursing have led nurses to an open confrontation with routine nursing care. It is written that there exists a need for the eradication of the routinized care given patients and the establishment of a "system . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Mills, Shannon Ruth.
    No Abstract or Summary
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    Masters Thesis
    Mills, Shannon Ruth.
    No Abstract or Summary
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    Masters Thesis
    Mihordin, Carolyn Krauch.
    Stress, as a concept, was first introduced in the scientific literature by Selye in 1936. The term tended to replace the concept of emotion to convey the idea that a person experiences pressure from living which requires biological and psychological a . . .
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    Graduate project
    Merchen, Joan.
    The problem proposed for investigation is that of the validity of contract zoning. While it has no intrinsic legal significance, the term "contract zoning" is generally used to describe a situation in which a city or county zoning authority reclassifi . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    McMurray, Dennis.
    Writing is essentially a rhetorical problem--how to demonstrate to the reader that the ideas presented in a composition are valid, justifiable, logical, fair-minded, clear, and, therefore, convincing. But despite this fact, the emphasis in ESL writing . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    McMurray, Carola Hafström.
    The evolution of Vulgar Latin into the modern Romance languages is a long and complex process. Because of the extensive nature and complexity of the subject, it is not within the scope of this paper to discuss all aspects of this evolution. Therefore, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    McCarron, John.
    Philanthropic concern for the particular problems of institutionalized elderly adults dates back to the late nineteenth century, but until recently a dearth in specialized psychological assessment devices for the aged existed. During the last decade a . . .
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    Graduate project
    McCahill, Roger.
    Air pollution is a very real problem that is facing the world today. On June 15, 1973, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans to lower air pollution levels in California. Part of their plans included a ban of two-cycle motorcycl . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Marcus, Ella.
    This study was designed to identify and compare psychosocial adjustment problems in preschool children. The hypothesis was that kindergarten children with non-working mothers have fewer psychosocial adjustment problems than kindergarten children w . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Mahoney, John.
    The rate of growth of catfish farming in the United States during the past 16 years is. unequalled in the history of fish culture. Commercial production of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) has increased from its beginnings in 1960 to an estim . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Lynch, Michael Wayne.
    The presence or absence of intestinal parasites in a human population is one indication of the quality of life the people lead. Particularly, human intestinal helminths and protozoans have been used to indicate the sanitary standards of a populatio . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Lundgren, Donal Ray.
    Physical educators and coaches in their quest for success have generally ignored one very important principle: heat acclimatization. The ability of the human body to adapt to hot environmental temperatures is being discussed more and more by educat . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Luckow, Kenneth.
    The increase in costs and decrease in availability of chemical P fertilizers has resulted in increased efforts of finding new ways of rendering residual soil P available to plants. It has been found that acidifying certain calcareous soils, low in . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Livesey, Willis Allen.
    The study of the idealized electron gas is more than an exercise in abstraction. This system provides a model for both a fully ionized classical plasma and the conduction electrons of a metal or semimetal. In either case the ions of the system a . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Litfin, Michael Douglas.
    The promotion of classes and productions sponsored through the Child Drama Center at California State University, Fresno, has been viewed for the past two years by the Directors of the Center and the investigator for this study as having two basic obj . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Lindegren, Jack Kenneth.
    Are mentally retarded children more likely to be involved in assaultive behavior than non-retarded children? Have students in a class for mentally retarded children been referred more often to an administrator of a school because of hitting or o . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Leonard, Jan.
    Sputnik provided a powerful stimulus to the study of creativity, but until then it was an area in which psychologists "feared tread" (Guilford, 1950). Close to twenty-five years ago Morgan (1953) published twenty-five definitions selected from the . . .
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    Graduate project
    Leach, Margaret Ruth.
    The decision to plan for bicycles as a legitimate element of the California transportation system was made by the California State Legislature in 1972 when Assembly Bill 69 was passed. The need for bicycle facilities is based on a number of factors; b . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Lam, Christine.
    Shortly after the discovery of the role of bacteria as the etiological agents of human disease, the search for bacterial toxins began. Bacterial toxins were an important discovery, because they may enhance the pathogenicity of infection; the effect of . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kurihara, Martha Haruko.
    Herman Melville will surely be remembered as the author of that epic of whaling, Moby Dick, with its savage harpooneers, loyal mates, and the monomaniac Captain Ahab grimly pursuing the white whale. His accounts of trips to the South Seas (Typee, Omoo . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kunugi, Katsuyo.
    Measurable immigration of Japanese to the United States began in 1866. Generally, the people who made the decision to come to this country were very homogeneous with regard to their chronological age, the geographic location in Japan they emigrate . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Krancher, Jan.
    Agriculture is reported to be adversely effected by local air pollution (Middleton, 1953, 1964; Darley, 1966; Benedict, 1970, 1973; Millecan, 1971). Damage to vegetation is one of the earliest manifestations of contaminated air. The compounds in the a . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Billheimer, Kenneth Dean.
    Tills study investigated whether a relationship existed on an Articulation Function Curve between air and bone conducted CM Auditory Tests W-l and W-22. The slopes of the Articulation Function Curve for bone conducted spondees and monosyllables . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kedrebeogo, Gerard.
    This paper analyzes the pronominal system of Moore, the language of the Mossi people of Upper-Volta in West Africa. It is the predominant language of that country with nearly three million native speakers. Moore is used as a second language by peop . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Justice, Jeanette.
    It is generally agreed that psychiatric nursing has changed within the past decade. Research in the social sciences, technology, and psychopharmacology have all contributed to formation of a new framework for the mental health professions. Kalkman sta . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Jones, Gerard Patrick.
    One of the most highly developed and interesting forms of folk or primitive music is Ceol Mor, a type of music originated in the Highlands of Scotland and performed exclusively on the bagpipes. The term means "Big Music" as distinct from the Ceol Beag . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Jomeh, Nassar Emam.
    Farmers often face the problem of disposing of the straw portion of crops after harvesting cereal grains. In many areas the practice each year has been to burn straw in fields causing billowing amounts of smoke for periods of time. Grass seed producer . . .
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    Graduate project
    Jewell, Anthony.
    Testing the validity of adjustment or modification to a motorcycle engine is similar to the testing of any device in that observation or control of affective variables is necessary to bring about consistently systematic productive change. The testi . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Jameson, Jo Anna.
    The courts of the United States are encouraging medical review to determine accountability. The public is increasingly aware of the many aspects of health care and no longer regards the hospital as an institution totally foreign to those who are not d . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Holl, Stephen.
    Previous work on the North Kings deer herd has shown that the reproductive potential of the does was high; however, there was a 50 percent neonatal loss of fawns. The neonatal loss was hypothesized to be the result of a nutritional stress expe . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hishida, Crystal.
    There is an apparent need for effective and realistic vocational rehabilitation services for the handicapped and disabled. In the development and promotion of these services, there is a growing concern for establishment of effective "In-Service Traini . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hijos, Diane Rose.
    It was hypothesized that children of premature birth would not differ significantly in mental ability from children born fullterm, but the prematures would have a higher number of behavior problems and achieve developmental milestones at a later age. . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hatter, Jim.
    In the search for economically priced feedstuffs for ruminants, the use of fibrous by-products from food processing industries has a potential and reasonable advantage over standard feed products. These materials in someway must be disposed of and . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Harris, Richard.
    The objective of this study was to obtain normal hematological and serum biochemical values of the healthy Quarter Horse foal from birth to 24 weeks of age. Such data would be useful in assessing the well-being of the foal and serve as standards o . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Harp, Thomas Kring.
    Ranch ponds are numerous in the foothills of the western Sierra Nevada. An article appearing in the California Cattleman (anon, 1975) estimated that there were more than 50,000 ponds of less than 0.0123 cubic hectometers (10 acre feet) in California. . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Grover, Edward Vann.
    The notion that there must be a relationship between hypnotic susceptibility and other personality factors is one that has titillated investigators in hypnosis for some time. Because people differ greatly in their susceptibility to hypnosis it see . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Grothe, Sheila Ann.
    Mankind has historically dealt with various types of parasitic infestations. One such parasite, Pediculosis Capitis, has survived all efforts toward extermination. This is true even though treatment of pediculosis in humans has become readily avai . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Granata, Thomas.
    The morality, ethics, and conscience of a society are the sum total of the moralities, ethics, and consciences of the individuals comprising that society. Establishment of a more advanced social morality is contingent upon understanding the v . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Goldman, Susan.
    It is estimated that ten million Americans are alcoholics and that for each alcoholic, four other people (e.g., family) are affected (Fresno Bee, 11/17/74). Thus we are dealing with a problem that directly or indirectly affects approximately forty . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Givens, Robert.
    Though education is defined as a function of the state, the bulk of the decisions and policies that govern the operation of schools are made on the school district level. The quality of the educational offering that results is as varied as the dis . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Gibbons, Richard.
    The belief that urban growth does not occur the way it "ought to" is no longer only the view of a few city planners and sensitive intellectuals. It has developed into one of the most widely believed "facts" of modern American life. As with the rest of . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    George, Nelda Lee.
    Two hemipterans, Oncopeltus fasciatus Dallas (Lygaeidae) and Leptocoris trivittatus Say (Corizidae) (Feir, 1974; Woolley, 1949), have been used extensively in research and teaching due to availability and/or ease of rearing. The common squash bug, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Geissler, Elizabeth Sterling.
    A major area of interest to today's educator is the influence of early environment on the child's school achievement. Literature in early childhood education is involved in the debate over assumptions about the relationship between various stages of d . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Garrett, Ryan
    Distracted driving has become an issue that occurs on a national scale. Particularly, in the state of California, which houses numerous motorists, distracted driving has a higher probability to occur. Regardless of location, distracted driving is beco . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hamilton, Charlene Judy
    The purpose of this study is to identify best practices in regards to HPV. The study was non-experimental and used qualitative research. Content analysis and hermeneutics were used to locate and analyze the data. The researcher describes what HPV is, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Bowen, Melissa S
    Elvery’s life illustrates how the art world interacted with Ireland’s path to independence and acts as an example of female agency during a time when women struggled for their own independence. Beatrice Elvery’s middle-class status kept her out of eli . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Jacobsen, Jeanette D
    Little is known regarding the reliability of translations of epic poems such as the Anglo-Saxon epic, Beowulf. This is partly because of the time period in which the Beowulf manuscript was created, approximately 1000 A.D. For this manuscript, most Ang . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Demestihas, Evangelos G
    Law enforcement agencies across America utilize police motorcycles as a tool to improve traffic safety and quickly respond to calls for service. Motorcycles have proven to be very effective in enforcing traffic laws by providing officers with a higher . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Fulton, Thomas.
    Social psychology is currently in a state of crisis. During the past few years the creative and critical aspects of the social psychology paradigm have come under increasing attack. It has been argued that hypotheses should be formulated for their rel . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Fitzgerald, Janice Sue.
    The main goal of Child Development Practicum (CDP) courses taught at many colleges and universities is to permit students the opportunity to acquire skills, knowledge, and information in dealing with preschool children. Concerns related to these . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Frisch, Robert James.
    The light horse type, in contrast to the draft horse type, made the largest population gains on the North American continent during the 1960s. The light horse industry now has a population of eight to ten million. This represents a greater light horse . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Forbes, Evelyn.
    This nation, thousands of miles in width and breadth, attempts offer an education to children and youth of every economic, ethnic, and cultural background. The enormity of the task to provide quality educational opportunity for every child in Am . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ferguson, David Lane.
    High quality cotton seed for planting purposes is of utmost importance in obtaining a stand. The success of precision planting is dependent upon the ability of each seed to emerge and survive under adverse conditions. This ability of the seed is in . . .