Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences Collected Works - Theses
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Effect of elevated carbon dioxide and high temperature on major micronutrients in strawberry
In this study, four different folate derivatives (tetrahydrofolic acid – THFA, 10-formylfolic acid – 10FFA, 5-formyltetrahydrofolic acid – 5FTHFA, 5-methytetrahydrofolic acid (5MTHFA)) were identified in fresh and freeze-dried ...
The applications of sensor-based monitoring systems for diagnosing disease in peripartum dairy cattle managed in pasture-based dairy systems in south-west Victoria
The objectives of this thesis were: (1) to quantify the association between rumination time and physical activity in pastured dairy cattle, as measured by the SCR HR-LD collar (SCR Engineers, Netanaya, Israel) and the ...
Inflammation and endothelial perturbation in canine abdominal surgery: the potential modulatory effect of lidocaine
Complication rates following emergency laparotomy surgery are high, with organ dysfunction being a commonly encountered post-operative complication. Given the endothelium acts as the interface between the systemic circulation ...
The ecology and epidemiology of Rickettsia felis in Australia
Rickettsia felis is an emerging flea-borne zoonosis that is being increasingly recognised to contribute to unspecified malaise often referred to as fevers of unknown origins. The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, ...
Use of multiplex-tandem polymerase chain reaction in an operational environment to assess cyanotoxins and taste and odour metabolites of cyanobacterial blooms in Victorian waters
Cyanobacterial blooms represent a major water quality and public health issue due to their potential to produce taste and odour (T/O) compounds, and a variety of toxic metabolites. Monitoring and management of cyanobacterial ...
Formulating curcumin in a biodegradable polymeric composite material: a step towards wound healing applications
The natural process of wound healing typically consists of four distinct but overlapping phases which include, hemostasis (platelet aggregation and blood clot formation), inflammation (migration of blood cells), proliferation ...
Protease-activated receptor-2 in bone morphogenesis and pathology: Is par2 essential in osteoblastic bone homeostasis?
Protease activated receptor-2 (PAR2) is a member of the small family of protease-activated G protein-coupled receptors. PAR2 is widely expressed in most tissues including bone and has been shown to regulate cell proliferation ...
The effect of Bonzi (Paclobutrazol) on height and flowering of the paper daisies Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp.rosea and Rhodanthe manglesii
The pink paper daisies Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp.rosea and Rhodanthe manglesii are Western Australian wild flowers bush harvested as cut flowers. They produce numbers of showy, long lasting inflorescences at the tips ...
Taylors Creek revegetation analysis of plant establishment
Plant survival data was collected from parts of the Taylors Creek revegetation site approximately eighteen months post planting to determine the overall percentage survival rate of all species in the sample and the percentage ...
Conservation analysis of Burnley Gardens
V.C.A.H Burnley is a horticultural college surrounded by a historic landscape. The gardens were first established by the Horticultural Society of Victoria in 1863 for the acclimatisation of exotic plants especially fruit ...