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Archaeological investigations of the Montgomery Site, Floyd County, Texas
(Texas Tech University, 1979-08)
The use of demographic variables in a study of urbanism in the state economic areas of Texas
(Texas Tech University, 1965-08)
The purpose of this thesis is to use demographic variables effectively in a study of urbanism.* This purpose is accomplished by first constructing an Index of Urbaniam using certain selected demographic variables that, ...
The differences between white-tailed and mule deer fawning habitat, and the effectiveness of thermal imagery for capturing deer fawns
There are 2 species in the genus Odocoileus found in North America. White-tailed deer (O. virginianus) are distributed across much of North America, while mule deer (O. hemionus) are restricted to the western third. The ...
Conservation of vertebrate biodiversity in Texas: Setting priorities for reserve selection
Species extinction rates are increasing throughout the world. A way to combat the global loss of species is through the creation of well-placed wildlife reserves. The principle objective of this study was to determine which ...
Micropaleontology of lower portion of Boquillas Formation near Hot Springs, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas
(Texas Tech University, 1960-05)
The Boquillas Formation, continuously exposed near Boquillas in Big Bend National Park in southeastern Brewster County, has been measured, sampled, and described by the writer. The contained microfossils have been identified ...
Diets of coyotes on the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, Texas
This thesis contains 2 segments. The first segment concerns the annual and seasonal diets of the coyote (Canis latrans) on the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch. Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) populations have ...
Cattle grazing and biosolids in West Texas
(Texas Tech University, 2004-05)
Lime stabilized biosolids applications on rangelands were evaluated by cattle grazing in 2000 and 2001 on six, 16-ha pastures. Three pastures were treated with 20 dry ton per ha and 3 untreated pastures were used as a ...
A comparison of first and fifth year Texas agriculture teachers on personal teaching efficacy, general teaching efficacy, and content efficacy
The purpose of this study was to compare first and fifth year agriculture teachers’ on general teaching efficacy, personal teaching efficacy, and content efficacy. Teacher efficacy has been defined as a two dimensional ...
Grassland frontiers:beef cattle agriculture in Queensland and Texas, 1870s - 1970s
(Texas Tech University, 2008-05)
Semi-arid, but apparently lush, grasslands attracted pastoral settlers in the late nineteenth century to the frontier fringes of the Australian interior and American Southwest. Pastoral settlers and beef growers, particularly ...