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 Department: Department of Biology
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Variations in Soil Fungi of Ten Representative Soils of Denton, County, Texas

Variations in Soil Fungi of Ten Representative Soils of Denton, County, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Floyd, Mary Louise
Description: This study attempted to examine representative soils of Denton County in an effort to determine seasonal and soil type variations in the fungous flora both quantitatively and qualitatively.
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The Ecology of Chlorohydra Viridissima in a Small Perennial Pond

The Ecology of Chlorohydra Viridissima in a Small Perennial Pond

Date: August 1937
Creator: Graham, Elizabeth Coffee
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of chemical, physical, and bilogical factors on th seasonal variation in population and on reproduction of Chlorohydra Viridissima (Schulze) in a small pernnial pond.
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A Correlation of the Habitat Factors with the Quantity of Bacterial Colonies as Observed by the Direct Microscopic Method on Twenty Soils of Denton County, Texas

A Correlation of the Habitat Factors with the Quantity of Bacterial Colonies as Observed by the Direct Microscopic Method on Twenty Soils of Denton County, Texas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Roach, Cornelia Ann
Description: The aim of this study is to determine what factors are most important in controlling the number of bacterial colonies found in twent represntative Denton County (Texas) soils during the growing season.
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A Yearly Study of the Bacterial Flora of Lake Dallas Water with Special Reference to Sanitation

A Yearly Study of the Bacterial Flora of Lake Dallas Water with Special Reference to Sanitation

Date: June 1937
Creator: Foster, Edwin Michael
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine the relative numbers of colon bacteria in the water of Lake Dallas.
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A Study of the Phytoplankton Population of Lake Dallas

A Study of the Phytoplankton Population of Lake Dallas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Bagwell, Russell L.
Description: The limnological investigation of any body of water is undertaken in order to secure more accurate information concerning the factors which play an important role in fish production or sanitation. This study shows the qualitative and quantitative planktonic algae in Lake Dallas, for the year 1937-38.
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Possible uses of North Texas Plants and Animals in Elementary Science

Possible uses of North Texas Plants and Animals in Elementary Science

Date: May 1937
Creator: Millican, Addie
Description: This thesis aimed to study plants and animals of North Texas which are adaptable for use in elementary science. In this study, 15 groups of plants and animals were selected as representative ones and among other benefits, each group of organisms was examined for its contributions to a limited understanding of bilogical principles.
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A correlation of the Edaphic Factors with the Vegetation of the Woodbine sands, Denton County, Texas

A correlation of the Edaphic Factors with the Vegetation of the Woodbine sands, Denton County, Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Graham, H. L.
Description: The purpose of this study was to correlate the Vegetation of the Woodbine Sands with the edaphic factors. In the laboratory an analysis of the edephic factors was made of the twenty-two soil types collected from the three formations. The results of these and other analysis are shown in tables and graphs. The results indicate that the vegetational cover of an area that is uniform in its origin and in its resident soil factors is determined by the edaphic factors present.
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Bacterial Survey of Representative Denton County Wells with Special Reference to Sanitation

Bacterial Survey of Representative Denton County Wells with Special Reference to Sanitation

Date: June 1937
Creator: Roberts, Sally Stevens
Description: This thesis aimed to study the seventy-two representative wells of Denton County and to determine the possibilities of infection with typhoid organism. The sanitary survey and the test for Colon-Aerogenes bacteria show that 55% of the 72 wells studied are unsanitary, 27% are sanitary, and 18% are doubtful.
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Percolation, Capillarity and Chresard of Representative Denton County Soils

Percolation, Capillarity and Chresard of Representative Denton County Soils

Date: August 1938
Creator: Quimby, Don Clarence
Description: This paper deals with a study of the chresard, percolation, and capillarity of twenty representative Denton County soils. The group of soils chosen vary greatly in texture thus affording excellent material for comparative studies of edaphic factors based upon this property.
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Studies on the Bacterial Flora of Milk, Ice Cream, and Beverages in Denton, Texas

Studies on the Bacterial Flora of Milk, Ice Cream, and Beverages in Denton, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Smith, William Russell
Description: The purpose of this study is to observe the frequency of occurrance of members of the colon group in various brands of milk, milk products, and soft drinks marketed in the city of Denton, and to determine the total number of bacterial organisms occuring in these products from week to week.
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A Study of Plankton Dilution in Source Streams Compared with that of Lake Dallas Proper

A Study of Plankton Dilution in Source Streams Compared with that of Lake Dallas Proper

Date: August 1936
Creator: Evans, Archibald A.
Description: This study was a comparative study of Plankton of Lake Dallas and the three main source streams. Based on the analysis of data, which was presented relative to the organisms taken from the lake and from the source streams, the results obtained are discussed, the Plankton seem to be largely autogenetic in Lake Dallas, the source streams Elm Fork and Clear Creek form a dilution process.
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The Vegetation and Habitat Factors of Red River County, Texas

The Vegetation and Habitat Factors of Red River County, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Adams, Exa T.
Description: The aim of this study has been to measure some of the ecological factors in a series of plant habitats and their relation to the existing vegetation in selected twenty soil types of Red River County, Texas.
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The Incidence of Colon Bacteria on the Hands of North Texas State Teachers College Students

The Incidence of Colon Bacteria on the Hands of North Texas State Teachers College Students

Date: 1946
Creator: Hooper, Eugene
Description: This investigation has for its aim the determination, in a measure, of the degree of personal sanitation existent among students at North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas.
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The Effect of Medium Constituents upon Pigment Production by Four Species of Bacteria

The Effect of Medium Constituents upon Pigment Production by Four Species of Bacteria

Date: 1947
Creator: Goode, Jo Dunn
Description: This investigation had for its aim the determination of the effects of various materials, added to the basic culture medium, upon pigment production of the four chromogens Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, Serratia marcescens, and Rhodococcus cinnabaris.
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The Seasonal Cycle in the Testis of the Large-Mouthed Black Bass, Huro Salmoides, (Lacepede)

The Seasonal Cycle in the Testis of the Large-Mouthed Black Bass, Huro Salmoides, (Lacepede)

Date: 1942
Creator: Johnston, Perry Max
Description: Study to determine the seasonal changes in histological and cytological structures in the testis of Huro Salmoides (Lacepede), the large-mouthed black bass.
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Composition and Distribution of the Vegetation in Farm Pastures in Denton County, Texas

Composition and Distribution of the Vegetation in Farm Pastures in Denton County, Texas

Date: 1946
Creator: Parker, Robert S.
Description: This investigation has for its aim the determination and the evaluation of the vegetational composition in certain farm pastures in Denton County, Texas.
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Developing Range Condition Classes for the North Grand Prairie of Texas

Developing Range Condition Classes for the North Grand Prairie of Texas

Date: 1946
Creator: McConnell, Mack
Description: This paper deals with a study of the ranch lands in Cooke, Wise, Denton, and Montague Counties, which are located in the North Grand Prairie of Texas.
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The Age, Growth, and Food Habits of the Lake Dallas White Bass, Lepibema Chrysops (Rafinesque)

The Age, Growth, and Food Habits of the Lake Dallas White Bass, Lepibema Chrysops (Rafinesque)

Date: 1942
Creator: Micks, Don W.
Description: This study was made to secure certain new information concerning the food habits and growth of the white bass, Lepibema chrysops (Rafinesque), which is quite generally considered a good game and good fish.
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A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Various Fertilizers on Plankton and Fish Production in Small Texas Ponds

A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Various Fertilizers on Plankton and Fish Production in Small Texas Ponds

Date: 1945
Creator: Sivells, Howard Carroll
Description: This problem was undertaken to determine a suitable combination of fertilizers that would increase the food in a lake, resulting in increased yield of bass and crappie.
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The Incidence of Escherichia Coli and other Coliform Organisms on Seventy-One Samples of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Purchased from Eight Grocery Stores in Denton, Texas

The Incidence of Escherichia Coli and other Coliform Organisms on Seventy-One Samples of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Purchased from Eight Grocery Stores in Denton, Texas

Date: 1945
Creator: Scoggin, Frances Grammar
Description: This investigation has for its aim the explanation of the incidence of colon bacteria on a number of food samples purchased in grocery stores of Denton, Texas, by an analysis of correlative sanitary factors.
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Seasonal Variations in the Microflora of Four Denton County, Texas, Sandy Soils

Seasonal Variations in the Microflora of Four Denton County, Texas, Sandy Soils

Date: 1941
Creator: Emerson, Robert L.
Description: This investigation has been made to see whether there is a correlation between microorganisms present and the water content and temperature of four Denton County, Texas, sandy soils.
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A Quantitative and Qualitative Bacterial Analysis of Pecan Creek

A Quantitative and Qualitative Bacterial Analysis of Pecan Creek

Date: 1946
Creator: Cook, Vernice
Description: Since Pecan Creek receives sewage wastes from an obviously inadequate disposal system, it seemed possible that it could receive pathogenic bacteria. The fact that these might be present in numbers sufficient to cause epidemics, provided the proper natural vectors were present, stimulated an interest in and the pursuance of this study.
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Chemical and Physiological Properties of an Antibiotic Produced by a Variant of the Penicillium Notatum-Chrysogenum Group

Chemical and Physiological Properties of an Antibiotic Produced by a Variant of the Penicillium Notatum-Chrysogenum Group

Date: 1947
Creator: Conyers, Loyd, W.
Description: The present study of the production and properties of an antibiotic was undertaken in the hope that some useful information could be contributed to a long-range investigation program being carried on at North Texas State Teachers College. This program is concerned with the production of a useful antibiotic from a variant of the Penicillium notatum-chysogenum group of molds.
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A Determination of the Effects of Various Concentrations of Sodium Chloride upon the Growth of Three Species of Bacteria

A Determination of the Effects of Various Concentrations of Sodium Chloride upon the Growth of Three Species of Bacteria

Date: 1942
Creator: Davis, J. Floyd
Description: The problem in this investigation is to determine the effects of various concentrations of sodium chloride upon the growth of three species of bacteria. An effort has been made to solve this problem, not only by a study of the relevant literature, but also by laboratory research consisting of cultivation and observation of the three organisms which were arbitrarily chosen for this study.
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