James A. Schrader

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Two solid medium formulations, designated 100:10 and 10:10, were developed for the growth of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. The new media contain a mixture of both ferrous iron and thiosulfate as available energy sources, permitting the detection of colony morphology variants that arise spontaneously in a wild-type population. Several morphological and(More)
UNLABELLED In this study, our objective was to determine the presence of Helicobacter pylori and other rapid urease-positive (RUP) organisms in gastric biopsies in 70 patients, 30 of whom had ulcers or erosions. A retrospective chart review was undertaken to correlate diagnostic tests (culture and direct urease) with results of endoscopic examination and(More)
Adipic anhydride-plasticized soy protein (SP.A) was blended with poly(lactic acid) (PLA) at two concentrations (50/50 and 33/67) and was evaluated for use as a sustainable replacement for petroleum plastic in horticulture crop containers. Following the discovery that SP.A/PLA blends provide additional functions above that of petroleum plastic for this(More)
Dirca occidentalis is a rare shrub indigenous to only six counties near the San Francisco Bay in California, United States. We used intersimple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers and automated genotyping to probe 29 colonies of D. occidentalis from four geographically disjunct populations (East Bay, North Bay, Salmon Creek, and Peninsula) and used methods of(More)
Alnus maritima and Alnus serrulata are riparian shrubs that occur in similar habitats in the southern and eastern United States.Alnus serrulata is abundant throughout this range, but A. maritima is rare, occurring only in small populations in Oklahoma and Georgia and on the Delmarva Peninsula. Alnus maritima is more resistant than A. serrulata to water and(More)
Thank you for joining us for our second CCUR and BCRF affiliate meeting. We appreciate you taking time out from your busy schedule to attend. We would like to welcome our newest affiliate member, Dirk Maier. Dirk is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and also serves as the Associate Director of the Global Food Security(More)
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