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  • Crop Science Investigation (CSI) Network
    Brandy VanDeWalle
    Crop Science Investigation (CSI) Network         This site is designed to serve as a clearinghouse of lesson plans and other materials useful for teaching 4-H and FFA youth about crop and soil sciences.  Check out this site for information to use in your classroom, workshops, or 4-H meetings.        As youth become less connected with agriculture, it is essential to teach them about agriculture. A series of workshops, called Crop Science Investigation or CSI was created to help spark the interest of youth to learn about crops and plants. Dig into some interesting facts about Nebraska crops. Learn how crops grow and factors that affect them. Learn about exciting career opportunities related to crop and plant science. The University of Nebraska offers great majors for anyone interested in anything plants!  Check it out!

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  • AgIdea Plant Breeding
    Deana Namuth-Covert
    Place for us to organize people and classes/training opportunities interested in working together.

  • UNL Plant Breeding and Genetics Symposium

    Please join us for the 2016 UNL Plant Breeding and Genetics Symposium! March 29, 2016   We have a new website please follow the link below.  CLICK HERE

Featured Animations
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    ECB Movement map
    The animation shows how the European corn borer moved across the United States from east to west.
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    Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
    This animation depicts the process of PCR. Each component involved in the process is outlined and described in this animation.
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    Antisense-Russian Translation
Featured Lessons
  • International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Overview of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). The eLesson will explain the key elements of the IPPC and the importance of preventing pest spread and establishment as a result of the international trade of plants and plant products. 
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  • Just the facts Description of the fundamental concepts of trait inheritance in sexually reproducing species.
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  • Transformation 1 - Plant Tissue Culture This lesson explains the technique of tissue culture as used in plant transformation. It discusses important issues, such as the use of selectable markers, genotype specificity, and tissue culture a...
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  • Soils - Part 5: Nitrogen as a Nutrient In this lesson, you will be able to describe the forms of nitrogen found in the soil. The nitrogen cycle and how nitrogen is lost in the environment will be thoroughly discussed. Forms of nitrogen uti...
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  • Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 2 - Advanced The selective control of broadleaf weeds in cereal grain crops by auxinic herbicides has made this group one of the most widespread and important herbicide families in use. These herbicides are thoug...
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