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  • plants
  • Soybean and kudzu are the most common host plants in the United States. (osu.edu)
  • Many glaciers from temperate, alpine and seasonal polar climates store water as ice during the colder seasons and release it later in the form of meltwater as warmer summer temperatures cause the glacier to melt, creating a water source that is especially important for plants, animals and human uses when other sources may be scant. (mashpedia.com)
  • depends
  • Onset of SBR in the United States depends on where the fungus overwintered (how far north), how much inoculum overwinters and if favorable environmental conditions occur early in the growing season for build-up of inoculum. (osu.edu)
  • prairie
  • Tallgrass Prairie Restoration in the Midwestern and Eastern United States. (iberlibro.com)
  • Only 1-2% of the original prairie remains, but the soils that developed under these prairies are some of the most productive and fertile in the world, containing over 35% of the soil carbon in the continental United States. (osti.gov)
  • Here, we explored the structure and functional potential of the soil microbiome in paired cultivated-corn (at the time of sampling) and never-cultivated native prairie soils across a three-states transect (Wisconsin, Iowa, and Kansas) using metagenomic and 16S rRNA gene sequencing and lipid analysis. (osti.gov)
  • These findings are important for understanding the long-term consequences of land management practices to prairie soil microbial communities and their genetic potential to carry out key functions. (osti.gov)
  • study
  • This study investigates how the presence of trees and grass in outdoor common spaces, and exposure to these natural elements enhance inner-city older adults' social integration and important aspects of their well-being. (illinois.edu)
  • Snakes may not be everyone's favorite animal, but they are undeniably important in a well-balanced ecosystem," said USGS Ecologist Brad "Bones" Glorioso, lead author of the study. (usgs.gov)
  • Since completing the initial study, the researchers have confirmed the presence of the disease in snakes from other locations in the state. (usgs.gov)
  • The authors have begun a more detailed capture-mark-recapture study on snakes at Palmetto Island State Park that includes taking swabs of all snakes, including those that appear healthy, to be tested for the presence of the fungus that causes SFD. (usgs.gov)
  • At our more than 130 accredited ITT Technical Institutes located in 38 states, we predominately provide career-focused degree programs of study in fields. (mwsu.org)
  • disease
  • Another factor that has limited the development of this disease in the southern United States in most years has been the predominance of hot and dry summers in this region. (osu.edu)
  • Therefore, careful and diligent scouting of both soybean fields and kudzu patches in the southern states has been extremely important for determining the threat of this disease for Ohio and other Midwestern states. (osu.edu)
  • Racial and genetic factors are increasingly recognized as important predisposing factors associated with severe disease manifestations from a variety of pathogens. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • found
  • Bacteria containing a gene that confers resistance to a crucial class of antibiotics have been found in buildings on a pig farm in the midwestern United States, a troubling and mysterious discovery that should ring a warning bell over farm antibiotic use. (thefern.org)
  • large
  • Fortune Magazine recently named NGA as one of Washington s most powerful lobbying organizations due, in large part, to NGA s ability to lead the debate on issues that impact states. (ontheissues.org)
  • range
  • The NGA Center for Best Practices focuses on state innovations and best practices on issues that range from education and health to technology, welfare reform, and the environment. (ontheissues.org)
  • government
  • Business and political leaders of that era didn`t want (or need) a lot of government contracts, preferring a diversified state economy strong enough to withstand an occasional downturn in one segment or another. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Our state government will follow the law and our state agencies will make the necessary changes to ensure that we will fully comply. (nytimes.com)
  • development
  • Partners in the development of this plan are eight Midwestern states, the American Wind Energy Association, representing a consortium of wind energy companies, and The Conservation Fund. (wind-watch.org)
  • work
  • Within the Illinois delegation, I sense the feeling that we`re sort of under seige, that we`re an Upper Midwestern state that`s losing its industrial base, and that we have to work together to do whatever we can about it,'' says Rep. Edward Madigan, a Republican from the Downstate 15th District who has a reputation as a quiet, inside operator in Congress. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The MGC is a non-profit, bipartisan organization that brings together top state leaders to work cooperatively on important regional public policy issues. (ontheissues.org)
  • Other researchers who work on antibiotic use in agriculture said this discovery is very important. (thefern.org)
  • great
  • In Minnesota, where same-sex marriage was already legalized by the State Legislature, Gov. Mark Dayton said: "What a great day for America! (nytimes.com)
  • industry
  • Thanks to the availability of numerous waterpower sites in New England and the mid-Atlantic states, industry developed rapidly after the American Revolution. (encyclopedia.com)
  • issues
  • In addition to the annual meetings, the conference has occasionally sponsored special meetings and regional roundtables devoted to specific issues such as international trade, state anti-drug strategies, and child support enforcement efforts. (ontheissues.org)
  • continental
  • The first report of SBR in the continental United States occurred in 2004, most likely brought from South America by the winds of Hurricane Ivan. (osu.edu)
  • find
  • Because of these problems, both actual and potential, ultrarunners may find themselves in states of stress that can be sustained for many hours. (informationr.net)
  • source
  • Predation is the leading cause of nest failure for many birds and is an important source of natural selection that shapes avian behavior and life-history traits. (illinois.edu)
  • Department
  • Dow Jones recently reported that Department of Energy (DOE) secretary Spencer Abraham has maintained that while he delivered testimony earlier this month before the House Energy and Commerce Committee stating his belief that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering granting gasoline oxygenate waivers to New York and California, such a decision will be determined by EPA alone. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • strong
  • Recognizing that there are strong feelings on both sides, it is important for everyone to respect the judicial process and the decision today from the U.S. Supreme Court," Mr. Snyder said. (nytimes.com)
  • Wisconsin
  • of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States). (osti.gov)
  • Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin suggested that the nation pursue an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would allow states to define marriage as they choose. (nytimes.com)
  • major
  • Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri called the ruling "a major victory for equality and an important step toward a fairer and more just society for all Americans. (nytimes.com)
  • stands
  • Text from pages 1-2: Missouri stands almost surrounded by her sister states without having given her contributions to coccidology along with the others. (umsystem.edu)
  • Missouri
  • Thirty-seven streams within 15 Missouri State Parks were sampled for immature and adult Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera (EPT) through 2002 and early 2003. (umsystem.edu)