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Division of Research, Innovation and Economic Development
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot 4791

Dr. Mansour Mortazavi, Vice Chancellor
(870) 575-8214

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 Math and Science Center
 Grant Awards January-November, 2014

Published Research Articles | January – November 2014

Department of Agriculture

Gekara, O., T. Dokes and R. Marshall. 2014. Effect of replacing corn and soybean meal with brewers rice and dried distillers brewers yeast on performance of growing-finishing pigs. Am. J. Anim. Vet. Sci., 9(2):110-115.

Hossain, M. Maksud, Ntamatungiro, Sixte, Njue, Obadiah, and Islam, Shahidul. 2014. Effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on yield attributes of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) varieties. Arkansas Environmental, Agricultural and Consumer Science Journal. Vol. 13:8-13.

Huang, Bihu, Wei zhou, Haizheng Xiong, Tiffany Sookaserm, Zongbu Yan, Wengui Yan, Yuanyuan Li, and Sixte NtamatungiroCalcium Application Decreases Straighthead and Increase Seed Set in Rice in a Silt Loam Soil. 2014 Arkansas Environmental, Agricultural and Consumer Sciences Journal.Vol. 13:26-29

ISLAM, S. and Z. Adam. 2014. Distribution of anthocyanin compositions in gladiolus genotypes. Ark Environ. Agric. & Con. Sci. J. 13: 30-34. 

Sixte, Ntamatungiro and Davis, Joseph. 2014. Responses of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) to winter cover crops and nitrogen fertilizer application. Arkansas Environmental, Agricultural and Consumer Science Journal. Vol. 13:3-7.

Sixte Ntamatungiro and Davis, Joseph. 2014. Effect of weed control on yield potential of a sweetpotato crop following a winter cover crop. Arkansas Environmental, Agricultural and Consumer Science Journal. Vol. 13:19-25.

Shahid, M. A., Balal, R.M., Javid, M.M., Aquel, M.A., Abbas, T. Mattson, N. and ISLAM, S. 2014. Mitigation of stress induced by salinity and nickel in pea (Pisum sativum L.) by exogenous application of synthetic proline and proline enriched Lolium perenne (L). Leaf extract. HortScience 49(9):S236-237.

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries 

Chen, Y., Kelly, A.M.  and Kumaran, S. 2014. Effects of abrupt pH changes on survival of goldfish Carassius auratus fry. North American Journal of Aquaculture 76(1):36-38.


Jirsa, D., Davis, D.A., Barrows, F. Roy, L.A. and Drawbridge, M.  2014. Response of white seabass, Atractoscion nobilis to practical diets with varying levels of protein. North American Journal of Aquaculture 76(1):24-27.


Kumar, G. and Engle, C.R.,  2014.  Optimizing feeding and stocking strategies over the

            24-month catfish production cycle: a mixed integer multi-year programming model.

Aquaculture Economics & Management 18(2):169-188.


Lochmann, R.T., Phillips, H., Weldon, D., Stone, N. and Engle, C. 2014. Effects of dietary protein and fish density on performance and population economics of golden shiners in pools. North American Journal of Aquaculture 76:130-137.


Park, J., Heikes, D., Recsetar, M.S. and Roy, L.A. 2014. Performance evaluation and engineering considerations for a modular- and culvert-based paddlewheel circulator for split-pond systems. Aquaculture Engineering 61:1-8.


Rees, P. and Engle, C. 2014. Foodfish production strategies using 13-cm and 19-cm hybrid catfish (?Ictalurus punctatus x ?Ictalurus furcatus). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 45(4):412-420.


Renukdas, N., Engle, C. R., Lochmann, R., Li, M.H., Avery, J., Tucker, C. and Bosworth, B

           2014.  Performance of alternative diets containing solvent-extracted distillers dried  

           grains with solubles compared to traditional diets for pond-raised channel catfish,

           Ictalurus punctatus and hybrid catfish, Ictalurus punctatus × Ictalurus furcatusJournal

           of the World Aquaculture Society 45(3):290-300.


Sapkota, P., Engle, C. R. and Wui, P.  2014.  A mathematical programming model of year-round hybrid striped bass (?Morone chrysops x ?Morone saxatilis) fingerling production.  Aquaculture Economics & Management 18(1):60-75.



Department of Human Sciences

 Lorick, S., et. al. (Dutram, K.). (Oct 9, 2014).  Factors associated with uptake of the novel

influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent pandemic vaccine in K-12 public schools, Maine 2009-2010. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.


Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Austin, A.W., Patterson, S.M., Ziegler, M.G., & Mills, P.J. Effects of plasma volume and flight duration on post spaceflight circulating soluble adhesion molecules. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 85(9), 912-918. (2014). doi: 10.3357/ASEM.3959.2014.

Austin, A.W., Gordon, J.L., Lavoie, K.L., Arsenault, A., & Bacon, S. L., Differential association of insulin resistance with cognitive and somatic symptoms of depression. Diabetic Medicine, 31(8), 994-1000. (2014). doi: 10.1111/dme.12465.

Burkley, M., Burkley, E., Stermer, S. P., Andrade, A., Bell, A. C., & Curtis, J. (2014). The ugly duckling effect: Examining fixed versus malleable beliefs about beauty. Social Cognition, 32, 466-483.