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  • 1890 Land-Grant Universities
    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    14th Biennial Research Symposium
    Hyatt Regency Atlanta
    Atlanta, Georgia
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

    Program - Updated March 6, 2006

    Event Time Location
    Saturday, April 1
    Symposium Committee Meeting 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Inman
    Pre-conference Workshops 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Lenox, Courtland
    Host/Hostess Meeting/Tour 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Inman
    Committee Room Entire Conference Marietta
    Sunday, April 2
    Poster/Exhibit Setup 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Grand Hall East
    Registration 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Grand Hall East Foyer
    Prep Room (Rehearsal) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mtg. Planner Offices 2 & 3
    Moderator/Competitive Papers Judges Meeting 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lenox
    Competitive Posters Judges Meeting 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Courtland
    Lunch (on your own) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  
    Student Paper Sessions 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Break 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm  
    Student Paper Sessions 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Competitive Posters Judging 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Grand Hall East
    Student Competitive Papers Judges’ Meeting 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm Courtland
    Competitive Posters Judges’ Meeting 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Spring
    Exhibit Hall Opening (ribbon cutting) 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Grand Hall East
    Reception 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Grand Hall East
    Monday, April 3
    Breakfast Foods 7:30 am - 8:30 am Grand Hall East Foyer
    Graduate/Employment Interview Room 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Mtg. Planner Office 2
    Registration 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Grand Hall East Foyer
    Prep Room (Rehearsal) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Mtg. Planner Office 3
    General (Opening) Session
    (Welcome by Host Institution and Mayor followed by prominent speaker)
    8:30 am – 10:00 am Regency VI
    Exhibits with Authors 10:15 am – 11:45 am Grand Hall East
    Posters with Authors 10:15 am – 11:45 am Grand Hall East
    Student Award Luncheon 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm Regency V-VI
    Graduate/Employment Interview Room 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mtg. Planner Offices 2 & 3
    Afternoon Break Food 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grand Hall East Foyer
    Scientist Paper Sessions 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Break 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm  
    Scientist Paper Sessions 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Scientist Competitive Papers Judges’ Meeting 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Courtland
    Dinner (On your own)    
    Student Social w/DJ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am International South
    Tuesday, April 4
    Breakfast Food 7:30 am - 8:30 am Grand Hall East Foyer
    Registration 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Grand Hall East Foyer
    Graduate/Employment Interview Room 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Mtg. Planner Offices 2 & 3
    Scientist Paper Sessions 8:30 am - 10:00 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Break 10:00 am – 10:15 am  
    Scientist Paper Sessions 10:15 am - 12:00 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Poster Viewing 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Grand Hall East

    Plenary Session

    Health, Obesity, and Food Safety/Security

    Speakers:

    Dr. Dionne Toombs, Program Specialist - Food Science and Nutrition, CSREES;

    Bonnie Bradley, RD, LD, Delta NRI Project Director, University of Arkansas at PIne Bluff; and

    Dr. Jeff Jordan, Director, Southern Sustainable Ag. Research & Education (SARE)

    9:30 am - 11:00 pm Regency VI
    Lunch (on your own) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  
    Graduate/Employment Interview Room 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Mtg. Planner Offices 2 & 3
    Poster and Exhibit Breakdown 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Grand Hall East
    Afternoon Break Food 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Grand Hall East Foyer
    Scientist Paper Sessions 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Break 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm  
    Scientist Paper Sessions 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Baker, Courtland, Inman, Spring, & Vinings
    Awards Setup 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Regency VI - VII
    Morrison-Evans & B.D. Mayberry Awards Banquet 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Regency VI - VII
    Wednesday, April 5
    Post Symposium Committee meeting 9:00 am - 11:00 am Baker


     

     

    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    Fourteenth Biennial Research Symposium
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

     Program

     Sunday Afternoon, April 2

      

    Concurrent Student Oral Presentations - Undergraduate and Graduate Competitions

      

    Emerging Technologies – Session One
    Spring

     

    1:00        1       Variations In Ascorbic Acid And Phenols Among Hot Pepper Species. N. Daddy Boateng. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:15        2       Evaluation Of Genetic Variation In Ten Pawpaw Cultivars Using Simple Sequence Repeat Markers. Sybil Yeboah. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:30        3       Spatial Distribution Of Soil Bulk Density, Water And Air Contents At Lincoln University’s Living Laboratory. C. Plassmeyer. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    1:45        4       Evaluation Of Vegetable Soybeans Harvested At Different Pod Development Stages For Agronomic Traits And Nutritional Values. Timothy James. Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    2:00        5       Toxicity Of Peltate Glandular Trichome Extract Of Vernonia galamensis Against Whiteflies. Jamitra Thorpe. Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    2:15        24     Relationship Between Poverty And Socioeconomic, Land Use, Infrastructural Changes In Alabama’s Black-Belt Between 1980 And 2000: Spatial And Temporal Analysis. B. R. Gyawali. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    2:30        25     Development Of SNP Markers And Application For Genotyping And Gene Mapping In Grapes (Vitis L.). Fitz G. Bradley. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    2:45                 Break

    3:00        26     Differences In Xylem Sap Composition Between Bunch And Muscadine Grape Genotypes In Relation To Pierce’s Disease Tolerance. Bravo G. Brown. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    3:15        27     Phylogenetics Analysis Of Cynthiana/Norton Grape By DNA Microsatellite Markers. Lelan Parker. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    3:30        28     Effects Of Dietary Carbohydrate Level On Growth And Survival Of Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides.Akua Amoah. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    Emerging Technologies – Session Two
    Courtland

    1:00        29     Can Freeze Dried Krill Be Replaced In The Feed Training Phase Of Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoidesNathan Cochran. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    1:15        30     Impact Of Substrate Color, Material, Surface Area, And Mesh Size On Survival And Growth Of Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii Reared In Pond Microcosm Tanks. Jamie Greene. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    1:30        31     Preliminary Studies On The Intensification Of Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoidesFingerling Production. Nicholas A. Skudlarek. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    1:45        32     Defining The Southern High Plains (Llano Estacado). B. F. Hodge. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    2:00        33     The Use Of Microbial Biosensors To Determine Undetectable Levels Of Chemical Contamination. L. Magaya. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    2:15        34     Artificial Nematode Challenge: Selecting For Resistance In Goats. E. A. Wilson. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    2:30        35     Identification Of Genes In Tomato Roots Induced By Aluminum Stress. Tingting Chen. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    2:45                 Break

    3:00        36     The Cost And Uses Of AFLP Fingerprints In Relation To Proprietary Issues And Intellectual Property Rights. R. Harrison. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    3:15        37     Functional Properties And Consumer Acceptance Of Breads Supplemented With Sweetpotato Flour And High-Gluten Dough Enhancers. Chellani S. Hathorn. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security
    Vinings

    1:00        6       Dimethoate Residues In Soil And Runoff Water Under Three Management Practices. R.  Regina Hill. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:15        7       The Effect Of Lead On The Growth And Sporulation Of Bacillus sphaericus 2362. A. Cox. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    1:30        8       Use Of Grasses And Amendments For Nutrient Reduction During Rainfall Simulation.  Nikisha T. Traver. Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    1:45        38     Production Of Pecan Shell-based Activated Carbons And Their Potential Use In Drinking Purification. S. Niandou. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.  Graduate.

    2:00        39     Biochemical Activities In Soils Treated With Trace Element-Enriched Broiler Litter. O. Idehen. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    2:15        40     Biological Nitrogen Fixation And Seed Composition Traits Of White Lupin. Stephen Pereira. Virginia State University. Graduate.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health
    Baker

    1:00        9       Fatty Acid Composition Of Chevon Compared To Lamb. D. V. Marable. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    1:15        10     Knowledge, Attitude And Behaviors Related To Body Weight Status Of Children Participating In The National Youth Sports Program. Boram Lee. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:30        11     Effects Of Digenetic Trematodes On The Growth Rate Of Bluegill Sunfish. J. L. Hoerschgen. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    1:45        12     Bioelectrical Impedance Determination Of Body Composition Among Selected African American Professionals. Ashley Jacobs. Tuskegee University. Undergraduate.

    2:00        13     Microbial Isolation And Characterization Of A Newly Developed Sweetpotato Beverage.  Steven Moultrie. Tuskegee University. Undergraduate.

    2:15        41     Antibacterial Agents From The Mycelial Leachates Of Shiitake Mushroom. A. K. Brar. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    2:30        42     Chevon Quality Characteristics Compared To Lamb. K. R. Eega. Fort Valley State University. Graduate.

    2:45                 Break

    3:00        43     Effects Of Frozen And Refrigerated Storage On Conjugated Linoleic Acid Concentrations In Plain Soft And Monterey Jack Caprine Milk Cheeses. K. Kantimahanti. Fort Valley State University. Graduate.

    3:15        44     Quantification Of Cholesterol Oxidation Products (COPs) In Plain Soft And Monterey Jack Caprine Cheeses As Affected By Prolonged Frozen And Refrigeration Storage. K. Kantimahanti. Fort Valley State University. Graduate.

    3:30        45     Functional Time Of Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone Analogue In Adult Paddlefish Polyodon spathula.Barbara A. Wilhelm. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    3:45        46     Affordable And Efficient Sanitizing Techniques For Washing Turnip Greens. O. Z. Mutamba. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    4:00        47     Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Protein -2 Response To Cholesterol In Obese And Lean Pigs. L. Doore. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    4:15        48     Analysis Of Apolipoprotein Genes In Furazolidone-Induced Cardiomyopathic Turkey Poults. Tarina A. Dugger. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    Small Farms and Rural Development
    Inman

    1:00        14     Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) Production In Southwest Mississippi. Falisha McDonald. Alcorn State University. Undergraduate.

    1:15        15     Effect Of Pellet Size Fed To Juvenile Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides On Growth And Feed Conversion Efficiency. Jessica Cranfield. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:30        16     Polyculture Of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus Either Confined In Cages Or Unconfined In Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii Ponds. Russell Neal. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    1:45        17     Impact Of Acclimation Procedure And Type Of Packing Substrate On Survival Of Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii During Simulated Waterless Transport. Winnie Njatha. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    2:00        18     Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) May Have Potential For Use As An Algaecide And pH Control Agent In Freshwater Prawn Ponds. Lauretta Osunde. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    2:15        19     Effect Of Deworming Dorset And Katahdin Sheep, And Boer Goats With Herbs. J. D. Schulte. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    2:30        20     An Econometric Investigation Of Factors Influencing Household Consumption Of Specialty Meats. Nicholas A. Larks. Southern University and A&M College. Undergraduate.

    2:45                 Break

    3:00        21     Characterization Of Fatty Acid Synthase Gene Of The Guinea Fowl. Gary D. Kelley. Tennessee State University. Undergraduate.

    3:15        22     Beekeeping As A Means Of Increasing Income On Small Farms: A Study Of Value-added Beekeeping Enterprises. Christopher W. Taylor. Tennessee State University. Undergraduate.

    3:30        23     Water Quality Assessment At Underserved Farms And Families. Michael James. Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    3:45        49     A Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Land Conversion In Alabama. M. N. Mojica. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    4:00        50     Evaluating the Optimal Management Decisions of a Small Scale Freshwater Prawn Processing Facility in Kentucky. Brandon R. Williams. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    4:15        51     How Does Length Of The Nursery Period Effect Subsequent Pond Production Of Freshwater Prawns? Kyle Schneider. Kentucky State University. Graduate.

    4:30        52     The Efficacy Of Chlorine Dioxide And Ozone In Decontamination Of Spinach Produced By Small Farms. T. Broughton. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    4:45        53     Evaluation Of Blood Meal As Protein Source For Single Comb White Leghorn Chicks. James Tyus II. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    5:00        54     Assessing The Viability Of Inland Shrimp Farming In South Central Alabama. Anthoney S. Deanes. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

     

    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    Fourteenth Biennial Research Symposium
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

     Program

     Monday Afternoon, April 3

      

    Concurrent Scientist Oral Presentations

      

    Emerging Technologies
    Spring

     

    2:00        55     An Evolving Model Of Outreach And Land Management Training For Limited Resources, Minority Landowners. J. Hamilton. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:15        56     Identification Of Drought Responsive Proteins In Peanut. S. M. Basha. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:30        57     Water Stress Induced Compositional Changes In Peanut Leaf. Ramesh Katam. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:45        58     Towards To Identify And Isolate Disease-Resistance And Stress-Tolerance Genes From The Native American Vitis Species – A Functional Genomics Approach. Jiang Lu. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:00        59     The Initiation Of A Raspberry Genetic Improvement Program With Emphasis On High Temperature Fruit Set Under Southern Growing Conditions. Bobby R. Phills. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:15        60     Identification Of Differentially Expressed Gene/s In Anthracnose-Tolerant Grape Genotype. Hemanth K. N. Vasanthaiah. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:30                 Break

    3:45        61     Development Of An Efficient Protocol For Preparing Viable Grape Protoplasts From Suspension Cultures And Leaves. Xia Xu. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:00        62     Effects Of Organic Culture And Genetic Engineering On Phenolic Content And Antioxidant Capacity Of Sweet Corn. Hideka Kobayashi. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:15        63     Semi-Continuous Production Of Lactic Acid From Cheese Whey Using Integrated Membrane Reactor. Y. Li. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:30        64     Advances In Meat Cuts Identification For Undergraduate Students. S. Gebrelul. Southern University and A& M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:45        65     The Effect Of Roller Speed And Fabric Layers During Padding On Shade Depth Digitally Printed Cotton Fabrics. G. Wasike Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:00        66     Thermal Denaturation Kinetics Of Tropomyosin Determined By Monoclonal Antibody ELISA. Fur-Chi Chen. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:15        67     Influence Of Storage On the Physical And Sensory Properties Of A Sweetpotato Beverage: Preliminary Findings. Elaine M. Bromfield. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:30        68     Physicochemical And Consumer Acceptance Of Different Hydroponic Carrots (Daucus carota). Peter N. Gichuhi. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:45        69     Evaluation Of Agrobacterium-Mediated Gene Transfer Efficiency In Multiple Sweetpotato Cultivars. Jessica Scoffield. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security
    Vinings

    2:00        70     Linkage Between African Americans And Community Capitals In Rural Development Of The Black-Belt Counties Of Alabama. R. Fraser. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive

    2:15        71     Strategies For Improving Microbial Stability Of Solidified Cement Waste Forms. M. A. Idachaba. Lincoln University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:30        72     Microscale Spatial Dependence And Variability Of Redox Potential In Surface Soil. J. Yang. Lincoln University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:45        73     Synthesis And Thermal Stability Of Poly 3,5-Dimethylphenyl Acrylate. Nasollah Hamidi. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:00        74     Urban Forest Ecosystem Assessment For Gulfport, Mississippi Prior To Hurricane Katrina Landfall. Kamran K. Abdollahi. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:15        75     UV-B Radiation Protection Mechanism In Selected Broadleaf Trees In The South. Yadong Qi. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:30                 Break

    3:45        76     Crawfish Waste Meal In Livestock Diets: Trash Or Treasure. C. R. Walker. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:00        77     Phosphorus Transformations In Soils And Its Flux In The Vadose Zone Of A Transitioning Organic Farming System. K. Kpomblekou-A. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:15        78     Stability Of Phosphorus In River Sediments. Asmare Atalay. Virginia State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health – Session One
    Baker

    2:00        79     Avoidance Measures And Household Perceptions Of Drinking Water Quality. J. O. Bukenya. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:15        80     Influence Of Lysine And Chromium Picolinate (CrPic) Levels On Gestating Sows And Progeny. M. O. Ezekwe. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:30        81     High Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) Feeding Pressure Induces Stress And Reduces Yield In ‘Washington’ Navel Orange. R. L. Hix. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:45        82     Evaluating The Antibacterial Properties Of Concentrated Muscadine Juice And Extracts Of Muscadine Seed And Skin. N. A. James. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:00        83     Preliminary Comparison Of Oral Administration Of A Single Dose Of Moxidectin (Cydectin®) And Ivermectin (Ivomec®) For Treatment Of Intestinal Parasites In Meat Goats. Uford A. Madden. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:15        84     Public Perception Of Research Issues In Nutrition And Health. Cecil Butler. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:30                 Break

    3:45        85     Mineral Concentrations And Color Characteristics Of Kentucky Honeys. Lingyu Huang. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:00        86     Assessment Of DNA Damage In Lymphocytes Of Farm Workers By Comet Assay: An Indicator Of Genetic Toxicity Due To Occupational Exposure To Synthetic Pesticides. Avinash Tope. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:15        87     Combination Of A Daidzein-Rich Soy Extract And Tea Reduced Bone Loss In Ovariectomized Fischer 344 Rats. Changzheng Wang. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health – Session Two
    Courtland

    2:00        88     Peanut Skin Antioxidants: Separation, Identification, And Quantification As Affected By Processing Methods. J. Yu. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:15        89     Effects Of Selenium On Egg Production And Quality Of Laying Hens Fed Cottonseed Meal. V. G. Stanley. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:30        90     The Effects Of Sel-Plex On Neutralizing Natural Feed Toxins In Broiler Ration. V. G. Stanley. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:45        91     Evaluation Of Food Stamps Program For Hispanics In South Carolina Over A Four-Year Period (2000-2003). Christopher C. Mathis, Jr. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:00        92     A Comprehensive Evaluation Of Temperatures Within Home Refrigerators. Sandria L. Godwin. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:15        93     Trans Fatty Acid Content Of Selected Foods In An African-American Community. Zhiliang Huang. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:30                 Break

    3:45        94     Nutritional And Health Benefit Of Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia L.). Shahidul Islam. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:00        95     Ten-Parental Diallel Analysis Of Edible Soybean Genotypes For Nutritional Values. Tadesse Mebrahtu. Virginia State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:15        96     Inhibiting The Growth Of Bacillus cereus In Raw Sprouts And Cooked Rice By Red Clover Seeds. Steven Pao. Virginia State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    Small Farms and Rural Development
    Inman

    2:00        97     Scotch Bonnet Hot Pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) Yield Parameters In Response To Phosphorous Fertilizer On An Orangeburg Sandy Loam Soil. C. S. Gardner. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:15        98     Pest Management In Organic Vegetable Production: How Can The Use Of Biological Control Be Enhanced? M. Haseeb. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:30        99     Exposing Small Land Owners To Agrosilvopastoral Options. Oghenekome U. Onokpise. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    2:45        100   Bioethanol Production In North Carolina Using Crop Residues. A. Shahbazi. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:00        101   Removal Of Select Metal Ions By Granular Activated Carbon Made From North Carolina Agricultural By-Product Activated With Phosphate. H. Yang. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:15        102   A Gravity Model Analysis Of The Impact Of Exchange Rate Volatility On Organization For Economics, Cooperation And Development (OECD): Vegetable And Fruit Trade Flows. David Karemera. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    3:30                 Break

    3:45        103   Evaluation Of Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Program For Hispanics In South Carolina Over A Four-Year Period (2000-2003). Christopher Mathis, Jr. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:00        104   Determinants Of Poverty In Metropolitan And Nonmetropolitan Areas: Evidence From South Carolina. Muhammad Mustafa. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:15        105   Exploring Strategies To Expand Goat Meat Consumption In The Southern United States. Patricia E. McLean-Meyinsse. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:30        106   Factors Influencing The Selection Of A Major In The School Of Agriculture, Fisheries, And Human Sciences (SAFHS). Usman Adamu. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    4:45        107   Southernpea/Cowpea An Alternative Crop For The Limited Resource Farmers In The Southern Mississippi Delta. Joseph C. Onyilagha. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:00        108   An Overview Of The Effects Of Single And Multiple-Batch Channel Catfish Stocking Density On Water Quality, Production Characteristics And Costs. B. E. Southworth. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    5:15        109   Maximizing Greenhouse Tomato Production For Available Light And Energy Costs. Mark E. Kraemer. Virginia State University. Scientist – Competitive.

      

    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    Fourteenth Biennial Research Symposium
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

     Program

     Tuesday Morning, April 4

      

    Concurrent Scientist Oral Presentations

      

    Emerging Technologies
    Spring

     

    8:30        110   The Major Peanut Allergen Ara h2 Is Silenced In Transgenic Peanut. K. N. Konan. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    8:45        111   Water Quality Modeling Using AQUATOX. T. Tsegaye. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:00        112   Green Power Technology; Experiences Gained From The Operation Of Fuel Cell Power Plants At Alcorn State University. Sam M. Aceil. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:15        113   Effects Of CIDR On The Survival Of Embryos Transferred To Recipient Suckling Multiparous Beef Cows. E. J. Cuadra. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:30        114   Do Remote Sensing And Global Position Systems Help Small Limited Resource Farmers Of The Mississippi Delta Improve Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Production? Abdullah F. H. Muhammad. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:45        115   Effects Of Parity, Body Condition Score, Backfat, And Loin Depth At Weaning On Wean-To Estrus Interval In Sows. Chukwuemeka Okere. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:00               Break

    10:15      116   Genetic Enhancement For Seedlessness Of Large Fruit Muscadine Grapes. Violeta Colova (Tsolova). Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:30      117   Biotechnological Studies In Brahmi. A. Yadav. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:45      118   The Biotechnology Initiative For 'Educating The Educators': Advancing The Interest Of K-12 Students For Hands-On-Experience. A. K. Yadav. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:00      119   Effect Of Whey Protein Hydrolysate On Growth Characteristics Of Three BifidobacteriumStrains. S. X. Chen. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:15      120   Effects Of Insulin On Mohair Growth In Angora Goats. R. Puchala. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:30      121   Factors That Affect Total RNA Yield And Purity In The Peanut Plant. Ning Wu. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security
    Vinings

    8:30        134   Synthetic Pattern Of Fish Diversity In Alabama, USA. X. Chen. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    8:45        135   Quantifying Impacts Of Land Ownership On Forest NDVI Dynamics At The Bankhead National Forest Of Alabama, USA. X. Chen. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:00        136   Water Quality Studies On The Lower Mississippi River, A Preliminary Report. MichaelHarris. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:15        137   Adsorption Of Heavy Metals In A Lossial Soil. Alton B. Johnson. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:30        138   Assessment Of Nutrients And Bacteria In The Homochitto National Forest. Alton B. Johnson. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:45        139   Land Use Influence On Soil Hydraulic Properties. Alton B. Johnson. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:00               Break

    10:15      140   Rate Of Residue Decomposition Of Two Major Crucifers In A Heavy Soil As Affected By Placement And C:N Ratio. Girish K. Panicker. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:30      141   Native Sedges Of Eastern North America: A Promising Resource For Horticulture. Robert F. C. Naczi. Delaware State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:45      142   Denitrification And Nitrate Leaching Below The Root Zone In Tomato Farms In North Florida. O. S. Mbuya. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:00      143   Growth Opportunities In Agroforestry For Disadvantaged Forestland Owners: New Directions From An Old Concept Focusing On Environmental Stewartship. N. B. Brown, Jr. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:15      144   A Comparison Of Herbicide, Goats And Mowing For Control Of Woody Vegetation Species. S. P. Hart. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:30      145   Management And Composting Organic Waste At Lincoln University. Hwei-Yiing Li. Lincoln University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health
    Baker

    8:30        157   Morphological Variation Among Three Variants Of Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa). E. Cebert. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    8:45        158   Exploring The Commercialization And Marketability Of A Value-Added Product Soynut Cookies. JulietHuam. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:00        159   Identification And Chemistry Of Commercial Incense Copals, Copal Blanco, Copal Oro, and Copal Negro, Of North America. Arthur O. Tucker. Delaware State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:15        160   Influence Of Grape Maturity On pH, Color And Total Phenolics Of Red Muscadine Wine From Grapes Grown At Florida A & M University Vineyard. M. Musingo. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:30        161   Nutrition Risk And Associated Factors In Congregate Meal Participants In Northern Florida: Role Of Elder Care Services (ESC). Dreamal I. Worthen. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:45        162   Evaluation Of Microbial Populations In Three Types Of Commercial Ready-To-Eat Meats Stored Under Refrigeration. I. C. Blackman. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:00               Break

    10:15      163   Predictive Models For Goat Cheese Yield Using Milk Composition. S. Zeng. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:30      164   A Comparative Study Of The Rheology Of Ice Cream, Yogurt And Cream Cheese. E. Risch. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:45      165   Informational Effect Of Safe Handling Labels On Food Safety Behavior Of Low-Income Household Food Preparers In Tennessee. Enefiok Ekanem. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:00      166   An Assessment Of The Relationship Between The Perceived Portion Size Of Various Foods And Body Mass Index Of The Respondents. Sandria L. Godwin. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:15      167   Participants Find Nutrition Education Program A Valuable Aid For Changing Their Diets And Lifestyles. Leslie D. Speller-Henderson. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:30      168   Effect Of Nutrition Education On Physical Measurements And Selected Biomarkers For Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) In An At Risk Rural Population. N. L. Dawkins. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:45      169   Omega-3 Fatty Acid In Oil From Canola And Flax Seeds Produced In Virginia. Anwar A. Hamama. Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    12:00      170   The Association Of A Saturated Fat Diet With An Increase In Cleaved SREBP-2 In Obese And Lean Pigs. V. J. McWhinney. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Small Farms and Rural Development
    Inman

    8:30        171   Seed Yield, Yield Components And Cost Of Production Of Canola And Winter Wheat In Alabama. S. R. Mentreddy. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    8:45        172   Pine Straw A Non-Timber Product In Agroforestry For Landowners. Gwendolyn D. L. Boyd. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:00        173   Limited Resource Cooperatives And Economic Development In Mississippi. Lakita Carr. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:15        174   Impact Of The North American Free Trade Agreement On Selected Small-Farm Products In Mississippi And Adjacent States. Teddrick Hargrave. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:30        175   Empirical Comparison Of Historical Trends Of Farm Numbers In Mississippi: All Farms vs. Black And Other Minority Owned Farms. Veronica Igbokwe. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    9:45        176   Evaluation Of Egg Vs. Fry Transfer Production Techniques For The Saltwater Baitfish, Fundulus heteroclitus.Dennis McIntosh. Delaware State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:00               Break

    10:15      177   Information Technology For Food Security And Economic Development In Africa: Why Should The U.S. Bother? Zacch I. Olorunnipa. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:30      178   Grazing Behavior And Energy Expenditure By Sheep And Goats Grazing At Different Stocking Rates. G. Animut. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    10:45      179   Factors Influencing Urea Space Estimates In Goats. A. L. Goetsch. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:00      180   Change In Energy Expenditure By Meat Goats With Varying Levels Of Feed Intake. R. C. Merkel. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:15      181   Postweaning Performance By Crossbred Boer Kids Consuming Alfalfa Pellets After Grazing. A. K. Patra. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    11:30      182   Effect Of Feeding System On Performance Test Traits Of Young Meat Bucks In A Central Performance Test. T. A. Gipson. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

     

    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    Fourteenth Biennial Research Symposium
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

     Program

     Tuesday Afternoon, April 4

      

    Concurrent Scientist Oral Presentations

      

    Emerging Technologies
    Spring

     

    2:00        122   Predictive Models For Goat Cheese Yield Using Milk Composition. S. Zeng. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:15        123   Synchronized Regulation Of Metabolism In Alfalfa Pasture By Glutamate Dehydrogenase. O. Godson. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:30        124   Histoblood Group Antigen Expression By Caprine Oviductal Tissues. G. R. Newton. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:45        125   Interactive GPS And Spatial Technology Applications For Urban Tree Inventories. Fulbert L. Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:00        126   Computer Skills Development In Agriculture: Assessing Impact, Issues And Training Needs Of Extension Professionals. Safdar Muhammad. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:15        127   Species Composition Of Imported Fire Ants In The State Of Tennessee And Implications For Future Biological Control Programs. Jason B. Oliver. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:30        128   Genes In Japanese Spurge Regulated By Low Temperature. Roger J. Sauve. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:45                 Break

    4:00        129   Forage Yield Of Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) Resistant Clones Of Cassava In Three Agro-ecologies Of Nigeria. Oluwatoyin S. Aribisala. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:15        130   Polymorphisms In The Obesity And Leptin Gene In African Americans. Victor M. Brown. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:30        131   Catalytic Hydrothermal Conversion Of Biomass. Aiguo Liu. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:45        132   Attitudes Of Undergraduate Students Towards Computer Technology. Taghavi Seyed. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    5:00        133   Lessons Learned From Revving Up Instruction With A Mobile Computer Laboratory. Barbara E. Liedl. West Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security
    Vinings

    2:00        146   Statistical Analyses Of Redox Features Spatial Variability By Landscape Position On The Texas Gulf Coast Prairie. W. H. Anthony, Jr. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:15        147   Effect Of Metal Ions On Gene Expression And Mycotoxin Production In Food: Use Of A cDNA Enrichment Strategy. R. Cuero. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:30        148   Urban Agriculture Impact On Nonpoint Source Pollution. Fulbert L. Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:45        149   Impacts Of Gulf Coast Regional Climate Change On Society. Zhu H. Ning. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:00        150   Degradation Of Chlorpyrifos In Nursery Soils In Middle Tennessee. S. O. Dennis. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:15        151   Phytophthora Blight In Dogwood. Margaret T. Mmbaga. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:30        152   Efficacy Of Fungal And Yeast Bio-control Agents In Powdery Mildew Control In Flowering Dogwoods (Cornus florida). Frank A. Mrema. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:45                 Break

    4:00        153   Seed-Borne Diseases Of Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida). Emmanuel. C. Nnodu. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:15        154   Controlling Red Imported Fire Ants Using Repellent Essential Oils. Samuel Ochieng. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:30        155   Bacteriophage Therapy: An Innovative Approach To Enhance Nodulation, Biological Nitrogen Fixation And Growth Of Soybean. F. M. Hashem. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:45        156   Removal Of Protozoan And Helminth Pathogens Using Thermophilic Anaerobic Digestion. T. R. Ruhnke. West Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health (No Presentations)

    Small Farms and Rural Development – Session One
    Inman

    2:00        183   The Relationship Between Heart Rate And Energy Expenditure In Growing Crossbred Boer And Spanish Wethers. Ryszard Puchala. Langston University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:15        184   Effect Of Long Day Photoperiod On Milk Production And Quality In Dairy Goats. L. C. Nuti. Prairie View A&M University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:30        185   Understanding Action Research And Reflection Through Social And Community Inquiry. Helen Brantley. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:45        186   Understanding The Effects Of Citizen Participation And Community Development In Selected Rural And Urban Cites In South Carolina. Willie M. Legette. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:00        187   Effect Of Quality Of Life, Business Climate On Employment Growth Rates: A Cross-County Analysis Of South Carolina. Muhammad Mustafa. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:15        188   Outcomes Of A Longitudinal Mentoring Project With Middle School Youngsters. Sylvia Whiting. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:30        189   Empowering Small And Minority Farmers In The Meat Goat Industry In Louisiana: The Initiative For Future Agriculture And Food Systems Project. S. Gebrelul. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:45                 Break

    4:00        190   A National And State Overview Of Small Farms And Critical Needs. Fitzroy D. Bullock. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:15        191   Assessing The Growth Potential And Establishment Of Eastern Black Walnuts In North Central Tennessee. Joshua Idassi. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:30        192   Organic Farming And Small Farmers: Knowledge Empowerment. S. P. Singh. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Small Farms and Rural Development – Session Two
    Courtland

    2:00        193   Does The Type Of Management Strategy And Organizational Form Used Make A Difference In Small Farm Operations? Fisseha Tegegne. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:15        194   Vertical Integration In The Food Manufacturing Industry, 1967-1992. Youssouf Diabate. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:30        195   Recreation On Private Forest Land Source Of Efficient Resource Use And Income For Small Forest Land Owners. Ellene Kebede. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    2:45        196   Assessment Of The Current Meat Goat Industry In The United States. Sandra G. Solaiman. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:00        197   A New Deal For African American Farmers: The Flint River Farms And Prairie Farms Experiences. Tasha Hargrove. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:15        198   Assessment Of Leadership Characteristics Of The School Of Agriculture, Fisheries, And Human Sciences Student. U. Adamu. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:30        199   Herbicide Drift Studies At UAPB: New Paradigms Based On Natural Communities. Peter W. Perschbacher. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    3:45                 Break

    4:00        200   Buyers' And Sellers’ Responses To Ethnic Vegetables In Maryland. S. L. Tubene. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    4:15        201   Canola In Virginia: A Successful Attempt For Ag Diversification. Harbans L. Bhardwaj. Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

     

    Association of Research Directors, Inc.
    Fourteenth Biennial Research Symposium
    April 1 - April 5, 2006

     Posters
     Grand Hall East

     

    Undergraduate Posters

    Emerging Technologies

    P1        The Effect Of Dietary Content On Blood Glucose, Calcium, PCV, Total Protein And Urinary Excretion Of Calcium, Glucose And Total Protein In Breeding Does. P. K. Madden. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P2        Tracking Our Graduates And Undergraduate Internships: A Photo-Shop Presentation. Elizabeth Ramirez. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P3        Genetic Transformation Of Tomato To Improve The Flavor. Isaac L. Mickens. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P4        Somatic Embryogenesis And Plant Regeneration From Valeria (Valeriana officinalis): A Medicinal Plant. Janet Mims. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P5        Somatic Embryogenesis And Plant Regeneration In Stevia rebaudiana. Arrisia Sims. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P6        Optimization Of Parameters For Agrobacterium Mediated Transformation Of Cherry Tomato. Safira Sutton. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P7        Evaluation Of A Chemically Inducible Gene Expression System In Rice Embryogenic Tissue. Quentin Vinson. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P8        Using Simple Sequence Repeat Markers To Determine Clonality In Pawpaw Patches. Kelly Dawson. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P9        Screening Hot Pepper Accessions For Capsaicin Content. H. Yoon Hu. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P10      Improving The Usefulness Of Bone Soups As An Alternative Source Of Calcium. Marquisha Paul.Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P11      Putting Food “On the Map”: Exploring How GIS Applications Can Benefit Local Food Systems In Mid-Missouri. M. Kohl. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    P12      Substrate Composition And Heat Pretreatment Suitable For Mycelia Growth Of Almond Portabello (Agaricus brasiliensis) And A Local Isolate Of A. subrufescens. C. Ivey. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Undergraduate.

    P13      Chemical Characteristics Of Basil Essential Oil Cultivated In Hydroponic System. Tracey Mindingall. Tuskegee University. Undergraduate.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security

    P14      Effect Of The Extracts Of Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaries Lam) And Commercial Wood Chips On The Growth Of Rhizomes And Genets Of Cogongrass. Lisa D. Reid. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P15      Clonal Variation For Heavy Metals Among Populus deltoides Clones Utilized For Phytoremediation Studies In North Florida. Tresia Walters. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P16      Growth Of Transgenic Alfalfa Plants Containing Bacterial AtzA In Atrazine Contaminated Soils. Betsy Ampofo. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P17      Application Of DNA Technology To Monitor Phytoplankton In The Green River. Kaleena Pallord. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P18      Growth Rate Study Of Oaks In The New York State. Steven Samuels. Fort Valley State University. Undergraduate.

    P19      Effect Of Entrust®, An Organic Insecticide, On Mortality And Progeny Production Of Several Stored Grain Beetle Pests In Shelled Corn. Jonathan D. Clark. Kentucky State University.  Undergraduate.

    P20      Search For Epoxy Fatty Acids Toxic To Several Stored Grain Beetle Pests In Shelled Corn. Asia Monday. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P21      Comparison Of Physical And Chemical Characteristics Of Compost Obtained From Four Different Sources. M. L. Banks. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    P22      Remediation Of Agricultural Chemicals In Simulated Constructed Wetlands. T. O. Kurt. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Undergraduate.

    P23      BIODIESEL: A Sustainable Fuel Solution For Small And Medium Size Agricultural Cooperatives. B. Taliaferro. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Undergraduate.

    P24      Synthesis And Characterization Of 3,5-Dimethylphenyl Acrylate. Amid Hamidi Vadeghani. South Carolina State University. Undergraduate.

    P25      Impact Of Lead Concentration On Growth And Development of Baldcypress Seedlings. Wilicia Blount. Southern University and A&M College. Undergraduate.

    P26      The Synthesis Of Water-Soluble Hydroxymethylphosphines For The Complexation Of Metal Ion Pollutants In The Aqueous Environment. Gerald J. Johnson. West Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    P27      Hydroponic Cucumber Production Using Liquid Effluent From Poultry Waste Bioremediation As Nutrient Source. Kristen Wilfong. West Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

    P28      Cranberry Juice Reduces Formation Of Azoxymethane (AOM)-induced Aberrant Crypt Foci  (ACF) In Fisher 344 Male Rats. M. Debruce. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P29      Effect Of Yellow Corn On Azoxymethane (AOM) Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci(ACF)In Fisher 344 Male Rats. L. Grant. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P30      Effect Of Wheat Bran On Azoxymethane (AOM) Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) In Fisher 344 Male Rats. A. Johnson. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P31      Garlic Reduced Azoxymethane (AOM)-induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) In Fisher 344 Male Rats. C. Rock. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P32      Effects Of Blueberries On Azoxymethane (AOM) Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) Formation In Fisher 344 Male Rats. S. Washington. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Undergraduate.

    P33      Effects Of Several Organic Tillage And Weed Management Practices On Calcium Content Of Vegetable Soybeans. Boram Lee. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P34      Monitoring Plasma 8-hydroxy-deoxo-guanosine (8-OHdG) Levels: Identification Of Farmers At Risk Of Genetic Toxicity Due To Occupational Exposure To Pesticides. April Newsome. Kentucky State University. Undergraduate.

    P35      Effects Of High Pressure Processing On Soymilk Viscosity And Tofu Characteristics. J. Newton. Lincoln University. Undergraduate.

    P36      Effect Of Different Storage Conditions On The Growth And Survival Of Enterobacter sakazakii In Infant Formulas. M. Reed II. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Undergraduate.

    P37      Evaluating The Performance Of Broilers Subjected To Mushroom Extract Feeding Manipulations. A. Wilkins. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Undergraduate.

    P38      Preliminary Screening Of Sweetpotato Cultivars For Nutritional And Sensory Characteristics. Steven Moultrie. Tuskegee University. Undergraduate.

    Small Farms and Rural Development

    P39      Understanding The Effects Of Citizen Participation And Community Development In Selected Rural And Urban Cities In South Carolina. Ketuni Webb. South Carolina State University. Undergraduate.

    P40      The Effects Of A Dietary Prebiotic Supplement (Bacillus Spores) On Performance Of Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus And Water Quality. Jamilla Peyton. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Undergraduate.

    P41      Validation Of The FAMACHA Anemia Guide In A Mixed Species Goat And Sheep Herd. Alana J. Curry. Virginia State University. Undergraduate.

     

    Graduate Posters

    Emerging Technologies

    P42      Association Mapping Of Resistance To Blackleg Disease (Leptosphaeria maculans) In Canola. A. Ananga. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P43      Effects Of Urbanization On Water Quality In Sub-Basins Of The Wheeler Lake Watershed. K. Golson-Garner. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P44      The Pedotransfer Function: Usage And Applications. J. Ngowari. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P45      Distribution Of Selected Organochlorine And Organonitrogen Pesticides In The Flint River And Flint Creek Watersheds Of North Alabama. P. Okweye. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P46      Impact Of Overstory Retention Practices On Ant Diversity In Upland Hardwood Forests Of The Cumberland Plateau. M. Soumare. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P47      Assessment Of Population Diversity Of Red Oak Species In The Cumberland Plateau Using DNA Marker Profiling. A. Williams. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P48      Chromosome Doubling Of A Grape Interspecific Hybrid By In Vitro Colchicine Treatment. Danae Dalling. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P49      A Simple And Efficient Protocol For In Vitro Micropropagation Of Grape Cultivars Via Shoot Tuft Production. Jittayasothorn Yingyos. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P50      Truffle Farming: Molecular Tools For Rapid Identification Of Perigord Truffle (Tuber melanosporum) On Seedlings And Tree Roots. G. Bonito. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P51      Effect Of Aeration On Nitrogen Removal Efficiency In Constructed Wetlands Treated With Swine Wastewater. D. A. Forbes. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P52      Evaluation Of Biosurfactants For The Removal Of Soil Lead. E. N. Njikam. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P53      Molecular Regulation Of Mineral Nutrition In Peanuts. D. M. Palmer. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    P54      Comparative Wood Anatomy Of Selected Southern Broadleaf Trees Using Cryo-microtechnique And Microscope Imaging Systems. Vanessa A. Ferchaud. Southern University and A&M College. Graduate.

    P55      F-AFLP Analysis Of Eleven Rose Cultivars. Tingting Chen. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    P56      Conceptualization And Evaluation Of Natural Dough Enhancers Used In Sweetpotato Breads. Chellani S. Hathorn. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P57      Assessing The Significance Of Oligopoly And Oligopsony Power In The U.S. Catfish Industry. David Bouras. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P58      Evaluation Of The Use Of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) For Collecting Angler Survey Data. Thomas J. Lang. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P59      Aerial Imaging And Remote Sensing For Precision Agriculture And Environmental Stewardship. Gabriel B. Ladd. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Graduate.

    P60      Cotton Genome Analysis. Vajja Gopi. West Virginia State University. Graduate.

    P61      Use Of Simple Sequence Repeat Polymorphisms For Molecular Analysis In Capsicum Species. Jeong Jooha. West Virginia State University. Graduate.

    P62      Evaluation Of Genetic Diversity In Greenhouse And Heirloom Tomato Varieties. Velvet L. Worstell. West Virginia State University. Graduate.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security

    P63      Biomass Production And Heavy Metal Accumulation Of Canola (Brassica napus) Cultivars At Different Growth Stages. C. P. Bell. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P64      Partitioning Soil Carbon Storage Under Different Forest Ecosystem Management Practices In North Alabama. W. Dillon, Jr. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P65      Long-term Effects Of Conservation Tillage And Poultry Litter Application. III. Soil Physical Properties. S. Kuppireddy. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P66      Effects Of Cotton Production On Soil Enzyme Activities. R. N. Mankolo. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P67      Glycosidase Hydrolysis Of Organic Carbon. P. M. Mfombep. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P68      Bioavailability Of Phosphate Fractions In Poultry Litter Amended Ultisols. S. Myers. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P69      Activities And Kinetics Of Nitrate Reductases. F. A. Ntoko. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P70      Long-term Effects Of Conservation Tillage, Cover Crop And Poultry Litter: II. Residual Effects Of Poultry Litter On Corn. S. Singh. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P71      Phosphatase Hydrolysis Of Organic Phosphorus. I. A. Tazisong. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P72      Seed Dispersal By Feral Horses On Assateague Barrier Island. Kesha R. Braunskill. Delaware State University. Graduate.

    P73      The Creation Of A Black Box Nutrient Loading Model For Trap Pond State Park, Delaware. Amber L. Still. Delaware State University. Graduate.

    P74      Evaluating A Mesh-Bag Field Method For Soil Erosion Assessment. Kennard T. Grant. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P75      Studies On The In Vitro Procedures For The Biological Control Of Imperata cylindrica L. Rahseirl Small. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P76      Regeneration And Transformation Of Tomato For Disease Resistance. Tingting Chen. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    P77      Effect Of Tillage Practices On Selected Soil Parameters And Soil Enzyme Activities. Hassan Abdelmoniem. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P78      Research Field Instrumentation And Data Acquisition For Continuous Data Collection And Screening. P. Defoe. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P79      Enzyme Activity And Pest Incidence In A Tomato-Black Oat-Crimson Clover Rotation System. S. A. Hamido. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P80      Effects Of Sodium Azide And Solarization On Selected Soil Enzyme Activities. Anthony Kumi. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P81      Evaluation Of Fate Of Selected Pharmaceutical Compounds In Domestic Wastewater Treatment. Michael K. Musey. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P82      Sweetpotato Yield And Soil Quality Parameters In A Black Oat-Crimson Clover Rotation. Y. G. Njitap. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P83      Fate Of 17ß-Estradiol In A Thermophilic Anaerobic Digester System. Steven W. Monday. West Virginia State University. Graduate.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

    P84      Effect Of Lipid, Germination And Roasting On Trypsin Inhibitor Activity In Eight Selected Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Varieties. O. A. Ajayi. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P85      Effects Of Roasting On The Phytochemical Content Of Two Selected Peanut Cultivars. K. Alphonse. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P86      Efficacy Of Sanitizers For Inactivating Salmonella On The Surface Of Whole Tomatoes. NAustin. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P87      Inhibitory Effects Of Selected Dry Beans On Azoxymethane (AOM) Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) Formation In Fisher 344 Male Rats. J. Boateng. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P88      The Recovery Of Listeria spp. From Poultry Skin Surface After Exposure To Lactococcus acidophilus.K. Caldwell. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P89      Extraction Of Selected Phytochemicals From Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.) Using High-Intensity Ultrasonication Method. Y. C. Chukwumah. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P90      Listeria monocytogenes HEp-2 Cell Association And Invasion Response To Short Chain Fatty Acids. A. Clisby. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P91      Combination Of UV-Pulsed Light Sterilization And Sanitizers On Reduction Of Salmonella spp. On Surface Of Whole Tomatoes. T. English. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P92      The Effect Of Different Extraction Methods On The Identification And Quantification Of Glucosinolates In Turnip Greens. D. Garner. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P93      Chemopreventive Effects Of Grape Products On Colon Tumors In Fisher 344 Male Weanling Rats. J. Jones. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P94      Feeding Green Tea, Phytic Acid, And Inositol Reduced The Incidence Of Azoxymethene-induced Colon Tumors In Fisher 344 Male Rats. J. Khatiwada. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P95      The Combined Effect Of Curcumin And Inulin On Chemically-induced Colon Cancer In Fisher 344 Male Rats. L. Shackelford. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P96      Genetic Diversity And Virulence Patterns Of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates From Milk And Clinical Samples. V. Vasireddy. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P97      Chemopreventive Effects Of Flax Seed Oil On Azoxymethane-Induced Colon Tumors In Fisher 344 Male Rats. D. S. Williams. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P98      Sensory Evaluation And Acceptability Of Vegetable Yogurt. W. Cowart. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P99      Antibacterial Activity Of Poke Root Extracts Against Select Foodborne Pathogens. V. Edwards. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P100    An Optimized Immunochemical Method For Rapid Detection Of Salmonella And Campylobacter In Chicken Carcasses. B. Greene. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P101    Development Of Peanut-based Infant Formula For Protein Deficient Children In Senegal. N. Kane. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P102    Antimicrobial Effect Of Lactic Acid Alone Or In Combination With Caffeine And Copper On Growth Of Escherichia coli O157: H7 In Laboratory Media. O. Z. Mutamba. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P103    Characterization Of Antioxidants In Major Sweet Potato Cultivars Grown In North Carolina. D. Rehrah. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P104    Texturized Meat Analogs From Peanut Flour: Formulation And Consumer Acceptability. D. Rehrah. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P105    Effect Of Dietary Probiotics On Broiler Performance Subjected To Different Feeding Regimes. L. Reid. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P106    Antibacterial Activity Of Chives Against Salmonella In Culture Medium. T. S. F. Tom. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P107    Effect Of α-Tocopherol, β-Carotene, Sodium Tripolyphosphate And Milk Proteins On Lipid Oxidation Of Cooked Refrigerated Ground Turkey And Ground Pork. J. M. Kirven. Prairie View A&M University. Graduate.

    P108    Assessing Food Stamp Programs For Hispanics In South Carolina. Oni H. Mcdade. South Carolina State University. Graduate.

    P109    Sources Of Information And Actual Food Safety Practices Of Low Income Household Food Handlers: Implications For Educational And Outreach Programs. Tawain Simon. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    P110    Implementation Of Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Point (HACCP) To Sweet Potato Beverage Process. Siddig Edris. Tuskegee University. Graduate.

    P111    Detection And Enumeration Of Vibrio parahaemolyticus In Chesapeake Bay Oysters By A Molecular Method. A. Hettiarachchi. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Graduate.

    P112    Seasonal Water Quality And Nutritional Parameters Of Fucus vesiculosus And Gracilaria tikvahiaeIn Chincoteague Memorial Park, VA. M. Madden. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Graduate.

    Small Farms and Rural Development

    P113    Yield Response Of Cucumber Varieties To Different Mulches In An Organic Production System. C. R. Reddy. Alcorn State University. Graduate.

    P114    Tifton Bahia Grass Performance In A Silvopastoral System With Boer x Spanish Goat Crossbreeds And Loblolly Pines. Nadine Gordon-Bradley. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Graduate.

    P115    Performance Of No Tillage In A Piedmont Soil. N. P. S. Oppong-Agyare. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Graduate.

    P116    Determination Of The Precursors Of Vitamins A And E Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography In Samples Of Dark Green Vegetables. M. Stevens. Tennessee State University. Graduate.

    P117    The Effects Of A Prebiotic/Probiotic Dietary Supplement On Growth And Health Of Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatusSuja Gupta. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P118    Analysis Of Risk Behavior In The U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Market. Neira Ivano. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P119    The Effect Of Pond Water Depth On Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus Production. Adam S. Nanninga. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P120    Evaluation Of Confinement System For Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatusNeil Pugliese. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduate.

    P121    Use Of Probiotics In Meat Goats: Growth And Carcass Traits. D. Cazac. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Graduate.

    P122    The Influence Of Sire Breed On Nutritional And Fatty Acid Composition Of Lamb Loin Chops. D. J. Jackson. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Graduate.

     

    Scientist Competitive Posters

    Emerging Technologies

    P123    Systems For Monitoring Soil Moisture: Prospects For Sensing Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. F. Archer. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P124    Seasonal And Genotype Variations In Libido, Semen Production, And Quality In Artificial Insemination Boars. ChukwuemekaOkere. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P125    Differential Response Of Grape Genotypes To Water Stress. Ramesh Katam. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P126    Changes In Expression Patterns Of Proteins During Muscadine Berry Development And Ripening. Hifza Mazhar. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P127    Comparison Of ISSR And SSR Markers To Examine Genetic Variation In Pawpaw Cultivars. Jeremiah D. Lowe. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P128    Influence Of Preparation Procedures On The Quality Of Paddlefish Caviar. Changzheng Wang. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P129    Antibody Response In Porcine Colostrum With Specificity To Enterotoxigenic E. coli.J. W. Allen. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P130    Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infections From Neonatal Swine. J. W. Allen. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P131    Integrating 3-D Body Scanning, Digital Textile Printing And Other Digital Technologies For Mass Customization. G. Wasike Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    P132    Paclobutrazol Tree Growth Regulator Affects Physiology And Morphology Of Sweetgum And Cherrybark Oak. Yadong Qi. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    P133    Immunochemical Characterization Of Flagellar Antigens Of Salmonella typhimuriumFur-Chi Chen. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P134    Cloning Genes From Japanese Spurge That Encode For LHC Proteins (Chlorophyll a/b Binding Proteins). Suping Zhou. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P135    Identification Of Heat-responsive Protein And Genes From Warm and Cool Season Turf Grasses. Suping Zhou. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P136    Development Of A Micropropagation And Seed Production Technique For Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Benjamin Bey. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P137    Short-Term Storage Stability, Nutritional And Consumer Evaluation Of An Extruded Sweetpotato Ready-to-Eat Breakfast Cereal. Adelia Bovell-Benjamin. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P138    Volatile Constituents From Model Sweetpotato Bread As Measured By Thermogravimetric Analysis And Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Adelia Bovell-Benjamin. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P139    Effect Of Filtration And Centrifugation On Selected Properties Of A Novel Sweetpotato Beverage. Elaine M. Bromfield. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P140    Exposing High School Scholars To Geospatial Information Technologies And Water Quality Management. A. L. Allen. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

    P141    Identification And Characterization Of Biological Control Agents For Lepidopterous Pests. B. M. Green. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security

    P142    Evaluating Native Grass Species For The Biological Control Of An Invasive Species: Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica L). Oghenekome U. Onokpise. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P143    Energy Use In Two Potential Systems For Year-round Vegetable Production In Kentucky. Michael K. Bomford. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P144    Soil Conditioners And Pesticide Mobility In The Environment. Zachary M. Ray. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P145    Ear Pests And Damage To Organic, Conventional And BT Protected Sweet Corn Grown In Kentucky. John D. Sedlacek. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P146    Biological Hydrogen Production From Food Industry Waste. Y. Li. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P147    Investigation For An Appropriate Barrel Material For Choosing Cartridges in Solid-Liquid Extraction Technique. Ruhullah Massoudi. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P148    Best Management Practices And Responsible Homestead Practices To Reduce Fecal Coliform In The Horse Range Swamp Watershed, In Orangeburg County. Christopher C. Mathis, Jr. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P149    Contributions Of The Urban Forestry Program At Southern University To Diversity In The Natural Resource Workforce. Daniel J. Collins. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Competitive.

    P150    Effects Of Clay Amendments To Nursery Substrates. C. J. Catanzaro. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P151    Monitoring Agricultural Drainage Ditches For Water Quality Protection. A. L. Allen. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

    P152    Fate And Movement Of 2-4 And 2-6 Dinitrotoluene In A Controlled Soil Ecosystem. F. M. Hashem. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

    P153    Antibiosis In Cowpea Genotypes For The Management Of Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zeaBoddie). I. Javaid. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

    P154    Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Polyphenols And Other Phytochemicals On Chemically-Induced Colon Carcinogenesis In Fisher 344 Male Rats. M. Verghese. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P155    Crude Canola Extracts Affect Listeria Monocytogenes Cell Invasion To Human Intestinal Cell Line, Caco-2. L. Williams. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P156    Mechanisms Of Induction Of Apoptosis By Crude Canola Extracts: Relation To Listeria monocytogenes Cell-mediated Cytotoxicity And Caspase-3 Activation. L. Williams. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P157    Validations Of Sanitizers And Heat Treatments As Critical Control Points On Carrots Seeds Artificially Inoculated With Listeria monocytogenes.L. Williams. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P158    Flavonoid Analysis In Sweetpotato. Sandra L. Barnes. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P159    Developing A Value-Added Soy Food For Low Income Families In Mississippi. Juliet Huam. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P160    Pesticides In The Diet Modify Tissue Trace Metal Homeostasis In Rats. Frederick N. Bebe. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P161    Comparison Of Outcomes For Female And Male Participants In A Workplace Wellness Program. Susan Templeton. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P162    A Processing Method For Inactivation Of Major Peanut Allergens. J. Yu. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P163    Peanut Protein Concentrate: Development, Functional Properties And Potential Food Applications. J. Yu. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P164    Microbiological Sampling Of Refrigerators In Domestic Kitchens. Agnes Kilonzo-Nthenge. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P165    Exposure Of Children To Yogurt May Increase Consumption But Price, Not Probiotics, Is The Most Important Factor In The Selection Of Yogurt. Makuba A. Lihono. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    Small Farms and Rural Development

    P166    Evaluating Farm Management Practices Among Small Producers In Mississippi. Liang C. Huam. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P167    Sweetpotato Production And Utilization In Mississippi. Patrick Igbokwe. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P168    The Effects Of Synchronization Treatments On Estrous Response In Seasonal Does. A. McKenzie-Jakes. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P169    The Kentucky State University Pawpaw Regional Variety Trial: 2003-2005 Overview. Sheri B. Crabtree. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P170    Feeding Preference And Organic Control Of Japanese Beetles (Popillia japonica) In Grapes. Sanjun Gu. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P171    Budding Success And Field Establishment Of Two Pawpaw Cultivars On Five Seedling Rootstocks. Kirk W. Pomper. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P172    Organic Weed Management In Sweet Corn And Vegetable Soybean Production. Anthony Silvernail. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P173    Nitrogen Management And Cover Crop Effects On Specialty Melons Under Drip Irrigation And Plasticulture. W. A. R. N. Fernando. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P174    Factors Influencing Leadership Development And Community Involvement In Limited Resource Communities. J. Walker. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Competitive.

    P175    Potential Economic Impacts Of Adding Value To Catfish Processing Wastes. A. R. Kaliba. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive

    P176    Fish Utilization And Diversity Associated With Restored Wetlands Within The Upper White River Watershed. E. Buckner. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    P177    Effect Of Temperature On Performance Of Channel Catfish Fingerlings Raised From 113 To 341 Grams. Harold F. Phillips. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Competitive.

    P178    Performance Of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) Genotypes Under Water Stress. R. B. Dadson. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Competitive.

     

    Scientist Non-Competitive Posters

    Emerging Technologies

    P179    Changes In Alabama’s Bankhead National Forest, 1975-2005, Using Remote Sensing And Geographic Information Systems. W. Tadesse. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P180    Influences Of Pollinators On Fruit Setting And Quality Of Muscadine cv. ‘Pam’. Zhongbo Ren. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P181    Comparison Of Somatic Embryogenesis From Different Daylily Genotypes. L. Chen. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P182    Phytochemical And Biomedical Investigations On Two Rare Skullcaps. N. Joshee. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P183    Quantifying And Mapping CO2, CH4 and N2O Fluxes From Soil In A Soybean Field. N. V. Nkongolo. Lincoln University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P184    Investigating The Effect Of Mine Waste Using Terra Satellite’s ASTER Data: Oronogo-Duenweg Mining Belt Site, Jasper County, Missouri. S. Tesfaye. Lincoln University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P185    Preliminary Studies On The Use Of Solid Waste From Anaerobic Digestion Of Poultry Litter In Mushroom Cultivation. O. S. Isikhuemhen. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P186    Guava Callus Initiation Under Different Medium And Plant Growth Regulator Concentrations. G. Yang. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P187    Simulation Model For Natural Resources Management Using An Integrated Geographic Information System And Visual Basic Application. Fulbert L. Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P188    Comparison Of Four Different Trap Types For The Collection Of Asian And Other Species Of Ambrosia Beetles. Nadeer N. Youssef. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P189    Profiling Of Differentially Expressed Genes During Sweetpotato Storage Root Development In Hydroponics And In-vitro Cultures. Hui Gao. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P190    College Students’ Response And Preliminary Screening Of Hydroponic Carrots (Daucus carota). Peter N. Gichuhi. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P191    K-12 Students Use Lettuce Tissue Culture For Developing Transformation Techniques. Carol A. Harrison. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P192    Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation Of Tropical Root Crop (Dioscorea rotundata) Vital For Food Security In Sub-Saharan African. Marian D. Quain. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P193    Effect Of Different Colored Plastic Mulch On Production Of Vegetables In Southeast Arkansas. Joseph C. Onyilagha. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P194    A Comprehensive Online System For Efficient And Effective Management Of A Technology Development And Training Center. A. Shaw. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P195    "Making Genes Come True": Infusion Of Inquiry Using Molecular Diagnostics To Address Plant, Animal And Human Health Issues And U.S. Bio-safety. T. R. Ruhnke. West Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Environmental Stewardship and Bio-Security

    P196    Distribution Of Trace Metal In Poultry Litter Amended Soils In Northern Alabama. B. Belvitt. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P197    Microbial Community Structure And Diversity Of An Agricultural Soil. E. M. Moss. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P198    Comparing The Ecological And Economic Consequences Of Conventional And Cut-to-length Harvesting Systems In The Upland Hardwood Forest Ecosystems Of The Southern Cumberland Plateau. K. Naka. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive

    P199    Mineral And Chemical Composition Of Soufriere Hills Volcanic Ash And Soil. T. D. Ranatunga. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P200    Species Diversity And Community Structure Of Ephemeroptera (Mayflies) In Northern Florida Ravine Ecosystems. A. K. Rasmussen. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P201    Impact Of Several Epoxy Fatty Acids On Behavior Of Three Stored Grain Beetle Pests In Shelled Corn. Karen L. Friley. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P202    Dermal Exposure To Propiconazole Among Peach Farm Workers In North Carolina. I. Goktepe. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P203    Evaluating SWAT Stream Flow Predictions In The Upper Haw River Watershed. M. R. Reyes. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P204    Carbon Loss From Urban Wood Waste. Andra Johnson. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P205    Green Infrastructure Evaluation Of The East Baton Rouge Rural Urban Interface. Fulbert L. Namwamba. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P206    Urban Forest And Its Sustainability. Zhu H. Ning. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P207    Tissue Culture At Southern University Agricultural Research And Extension Center. Zhu H. Ning. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P208    SU Ag Center Scientists Assist Minority Communities And Small Businesses In Urban Wood Waste Utilization. Zhu H. Ning. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P209    Genetic And Environmental Regulation Of Biofilm Formation In Xylella fastidiosa, The Bacterium That Causes Pierce’s Disease Of Grape Vines. C. Korsi Dumenyo. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P210    Relative Extraction Efficiency Of Triclopyr (3, 5, 6- trichloro-2 pyridinyloxyacetic acid) From Soils And Water With Four Organic Solvents. Desh Duseja. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P211    Biochemical And Molecular Approaches For Characterizing Microbial Communities In Contaminated Soils Undergoing Phytoremediation. E. Kudjo Dzantor. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health

    P212    Somatic Embryogenesis And High Frequency Plantlet Recovery In Guava. B. K. Biswas. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P213    Effects Of Dietary Brown Seaweed Extract Supplementation And Chlorinated Wash On Skin And Carcass E. coli Contamination In Goats. G. Kannan. Fort Valley State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P214    Assessing Body Fat/Body Mass Index During Health Fairs In Kentucky. Martha Marlette. Kentucky State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P215    Effects Of Dietary Lipids On Cardiovascular Function. M. S. Chi. Lincoln University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P216    Effects Of Diet Energy Levels And Exercise On Body Weight Gain And Lipid Metabolism In Diet-Induced Obese Rats. J. Vander Tuig. Lincoln University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P217    Effect Of Different Spices On Growth Organic Acid Production And Antibacterial Activity By Bifidobacterium longum.S. A. Ibrahim. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P218    Acids And Surfactants As Growth Promoting Factors For Bifidobacteria And Lactobacillus reuteri.S. A. Ibrahim. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P219    Application Of Ascorbic Acid And Palmitoryl Ascorbate To Inhibit The Growth Of Salmonella And E. coli O157:H7 In Laboratory Medium. M. M. Salameh. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P220    Isolation And Mapping Of Genes Controlling Sex Pheromones In Drosophila.D. G. Scott. South Carolina State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P221    Nutritional Quality Of Flaxseed-Enhanced Goat Patties. C. L. Atkinson. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P222    Assessing The Fatty Acid Profile And Dietary Fiber Content Of Oat Bran And Oatrim-Enhanced Beef Patties. J. V. Gager. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P223    Antiproliferative Activity Of Zein Peptides Against Colorectal And Prostrate Cancer. Syed S. Sohail. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P224    Fiber, But Not Glucosinolate, Content May Be Responsible For Low Nutritional Value Of Canola Meal In Swine Diets. Enefiok D. Ekpe. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P225    Determination Of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Of Essential Oils Against Selected Foodborne Pathogens. JaheonKoo. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    Small Farms and Rural Development

    P226    Double Cropping Of Winter Canola In Rotation With Summer Crops. U. R. Bishnoi. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P227    Evaluation Of Different Mulches For Edible Gourd (Langenaria siceraria) Production. O. P. Vadhwa. Alcorn State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P228    Assessing Overall Abundance And Damage By Insect Pests Of Alfalfa. R. A. Peiffer. Delaware State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P229    Capacity Building And Small Farm Sustainable Development. Jennifer E. Taylor. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P230    Factors Affecting The Use Of Land For Wood Production By Limited Resource Land Owners. G. Ejimakor. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P231    Winter Cut Flower Production In A Tobacco Transplant Greenhouse. C. E. Niedziela, Jr. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P232    Performance Comparison And Campylobacter jejuni Assessment Of Two Broiler Breeds Reared In Alternative Systems. W. Willis. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
    Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P233    Catnip: A Potential New Crop For The South. Kit L. Chin. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P234    The Performance Of Brangus Cows Under Mixed-Species Grazing Systems: 2004 Observations. A. Harris. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P235    The Performance Of Spanish Goats Under Mixed-Species Grazing System: 2004 Observations. T. Walsh. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P236    The Effect Of Mixed Species Grazing Systems On The Performance Of Forage Crops. Y. Ghebreiyessus. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P237    Introducing Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) To American Farmers As A Value Added Cash Crop – Cultivar And Fertilizer Trials In Louisiana. Yadong Qi. Southern University and A&M College. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P238    Evaluation Of Trical-336 Triticale, Maton Rye And Kentucky-31 Fescue As Cool-Season Pasture For Meat Goats In Tennessee. M. Lema. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P239    Modeling Growth Characteristics Of Meat-type Guinea Fowl. Samuel N. Nahashon. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P240    Working With Inmates To Strengthen Parent-Child Relationships. Thelma Sanders-Hunter. Tennessee State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P241    An Approach For Accelerated Technology Transfer On Assorted Vegetables To Limited Resource Farmers For Year Round Production In Alabama. Marikis N. Alvarez. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P242    Growth And Carcass Traits Of Percentage And Crossbred Boer Wether Goat Kids Raised Under Different Production Systems. Sandra Solaiman. Tuskegee University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P243    The Effect Of Stocking Rates Of Mature Crossbred Boer Goats Under Free-Range Grazing Management System. Dennis O. Balogu. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P244    Adolescent/Young Fathers’ Involvement With Their Children: The Role Of Social Support. Janette R. Wheat. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P245    Analysis Of Significant Variables Associated With Soybean Production In Maryland. A. L. Allen. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Scientist – Non-Competitive.

    P246    Reproductive Performance Of Three Hair Sheep Breeds Under An Accelerated Mating System. Stephan Wildeus. Virginia State University. Scientist – Non-Competitive.