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  • Global Learning Think Tank
    Deana Namuth-Covert dcovert2@unl.edu
    Welcome to a new area within the Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary! Here we'll continue discussions after the Feb 14th  seminar by Dr. Deana and team.  Archived recording is linked here and at image for: A Decade of Online International Impacts and Partnerships Through the Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary .  Please join our community to explore Plant and Soil Sciecnes eLibrary (PASSeL) resources, learn about new partnership opportunities, and discuss the future of science education. By joining the community, you will be able to participate in an ongoing forum of ideas and receive updates from us about new projects. To join the community, click "Join Now" in the upper right.    We have set up a discussion forum which you can participate in by clicking on the "discussion" button above.  The first time you access the forum, you will need to "enroll." Click "Enroll Me" on the page you are taken to. You will automatically receive email updates when new posts are made on the forum. To unsubscribe from the forum, follow the links at the bottom of the email.   Speakers included: Deana Namuth-Covert, Chuck Francis, Amy Kohmetscher, Deanna Leingang and Robert Vavala from UNL Dept of Agronomy and Horrticulture; Gwen Nugent from UNL NE Ctr for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools; Julie Albrecht from UNL Dept of Nutrition & Health Sciences; and Ndeye Ndack Diop from  CGIAR Generation Challenge Programme – Integrated Breeding Platform.        

  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Online Certificate Program
    Kathy Schindler kschindler1@unl.edu 402-472-1730
    The Plant Breeding and Genetics Professional Development - Certificate Program is being offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Here, in this eLibrary community, you will find a sample genetics exam. Use  it to help determine whether you should take the Refresher Genetics module to begin the certificate, or if you are ready to start with the advanced core/elective modules.  More details of the certificate program are found in the left-hand menu links, including all available modules. To begin the sample genetics exam, click here or on the Lessons link above. Click on the "Sample Genetics Exam" lesson and then "Take Quiz."  Follow the simple pop-up instructions for creating an account which will appear next in the yellow screen.

  • Community of Plant and Soil Sciences Education/Teachers
    Martha Mamo University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Featured Animations
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    Who Wants to be a Genetic Engineer?
    This interactive animation invites the viewer to decide and place in order, the steps they would need to take to develop two genetically engineered plants.
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    Modifying Carnation Color Through Biotechnology
    Depicts how two different genes were inserted into carnation through biotechnology to produce purple colored carnations.
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    Herbicide Metabolism: Oxidation
    General and specific examples of major oxidative Phase I reactions are shown in this animation.
Featured Lessons
  • Phenotyping in MAB
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  • Corn Breeding: Lessons From the Past This is the first in a series of lessons specifically designed to instruct individuals without any formal training in genetics or statistics about the science of corn breeding. Individuals with forma...
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  • Flowering Principles What is a "flower" and what are its structures? How do the male and female parts operate to produce seed? Monoecious versus dioecious; perfect versus imperfect.
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  • Gene Cloning Part 1: The Mechanics of Recombinant DNA This lesson describes how DNA molecules can be recombined to make recombinant DNA and how special DNA molecules called plasmids allow scientists to clone genes.
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  • Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 2 - Processes of Weathering This lesson identifies the factors of weathering processes and how they influence soil formation.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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