Christopher W. Rogers

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The effects of abrupt dietary transition on the faecal microbiota of forage-fed horses over a 3-week period were investigated. Yearling Thoroughbred fillies reared as a cohort were exclusively fed on either an ensiled conserved forage-grain diet ("Group A"; n = 6) or pasture ("Group B"; n = 6) for three weeks prior to the study. After the Day 0 faecal(More)
A n understanding of greenhouse gases (GHGs) associated with agricultural production is a key area of interest in the current scientiic literature due to the potentially negative inluence of agricultural GHGs associated with global climate change. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases focuses on the national GRACEnet project initiated by the USDA–ARS in(More)
A non-mycoparasitic restriction enzyme-mediated DNA integration (REMI) mutant of Coniothyrium minitans (R2427) contains two tandem plasmid copies integrated towards the 3' end of an ORF. The predicted polypeptide (845 aa) exhibits high similarity with DNA-helicase proteins from other filamentous fungi and yeasts that play a role in mitochondrial DNA(More)
An ad hoc Committee was formed to review the 2002 estimates of U.S. recreational fishery landings of white marlin, blue marlin, and bluefin tuna reported by NOAA Fisheries to ICCAT. The Committee was charged with reviewing the data collection and estimation methods that were used to verify that the reported estimates were the most accurate that could be(More)
Wireworms, the larval stage of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae), continue to be one of the major concerns of cereal producers, primarily due to the lack of effective pesticides and species-specific management options. To have a better understanding of species-specific interactions of one of the most damaging wireworms in the Pacific Northwest and(More)
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