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The presence of taste and odor compounds can greatly reduce the quality of drinking water supplies. Because the monetary costs associated with the removal of these compounds can be high, it is impractical for most facilities to continuously treat their raw water. Instead, new tools are needed to help predict when taste and odor events may be most likely to(More)
We report the quantitative genetic analysis of seed oil quality and quantity in six Arabidopsis thaliana recombinant inbred populations, in which the parent accessions were from diverse geographical origins, and were selected on the basis of variation for seed oil content and lipid composition. Although most of the biochemical steps involved in lipid(More)
Health and Environment (KDHE) to the Kansas Biological Survey (KBS) as a companion grant to the Clean Water Farms Project of the Kansas Rural Center (KRC). The Kansas Biological Survey is a research and service agency of the state of Kansas. Organized in 1856 and formally established with the University of Kansas in 1911, KBS conducts a variety of research(More)
T he Regional Technical Assistance Group (RTAG) for the development of nutrient benchmarks was formed in 1999 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Kansas City. The group consisted of state, federal, tribal and academic members. The RTAG's mission was to develop numeric nutrient benchmarks (surrogate criteria) for mid-continent lakes and reservoirs(More)
INTRODUCTION Sunflower Electric's Great Bend Station (GBS) located near Heizer, Kansas in Barton County discharges spent cooling water to an unnamed tributary of Dry Walnut Creek, a tributary of the Walnut River that flows into the Arkansas River east of Great Bend Kansas (Figure 1). Currently, the State of Kansas's discharge limitations for selenium are(More)
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