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  • NAIPSC Web Course
    Steve Young
    2014 NAIPSC Web Course Welcome! You're here to participate in the NAIPSC WC, which was held January 22-23 online. Since you will be viewing the archived sessions, your only method for interacting is through email that is sent to a particular instructor. This course has been approved for CEUs and CCA credits. Please contact Steve Young ( for more information. It is our intention that by making this information avaiable online that you can continue to learn about how to better manage invasive plants by incorporating the latest techniques from some of the most knowledgeable individuals. Below you will find a detailed agenda, sessions, instructor email addresses, and a copy of the chat from the discussion that was posted throughout the 2 day course. If you have any questions or problems, please let me know.   Click here for the 2014 NAIPSC Web Course Agenda     Day 1:   Welcome and Introduction - Steve Young, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Steve's email:   Principle of Invasive Plant Management - Stephen Enloe, Auburn University (Stephen's email:   Basics of Plant ID - John Kartesz, Biota of North America Project, and Steve Young (John's email:   Mapping Invasive Plants - Lisa Rew, Montana State University (Lisa's email:   Database Options for Invasive Plants – Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia (Chuck's email:   Day 1 Question & Answer Session - All Instructors from Day 1     Day 2:   Review of Day 1 and Intro Day 2 - Steve Young   Principles of Restoration - Jane Mangold, Montana State University (Jane's email:   Opportunities for Eradication - Stephen Enloe   Herbicide Mode of Action and Uptake - Roger Becker, University of Minnesota, (Roger's email:   Stressing Invasive Plants - Steve Young   Demonstrating EDRR - Chuck Bargeron   Day 2 Question & Answer and Program Wrap-up - All Instructors   Click here for a copy of the chat that occurred during the entire two-day course.  

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  • Plant Breeding Training Network
    Deana Namuth-Covert, PhD
    Welcome to the Plant Breeding Training Network (PBTN)!  Feel free to browse the reference materials located within the community.  If you would like to view current discussion topics and collaborate with other community members, you'll need to create an account Here are instructions about how to create a PBTN account. If you are visiting the community page to attend a webinar, here are instructions on how to use the Adobe Connect meeting room. Please click the Adobe Connect icon above. Enter as a guest with your name and institution.  Building on infrastructure created through the support of NSF, The Plant Breeding Training Network has been created as part of the Triticeae CAP funded through USDA NIFA. PBTN launched the summer of 2011. As it grows and develops, we anticipate breeding and genetics collaborators from other plant species will be added. Please take a look around and we hope you find the materials, webinars, classes and interactions with colleagues in this environment to be rewarding. Together we can meet the food needs of a growing population, in the midst of climate challenges. We hope you become a frequent visitor of this site to share with us the experiences of this exciting project. Deana Namuth-Covert and Jamie Sherman PBTN Directors Gary Muhelbauer and Jorge Dubcovsky TCAP Project Directors    

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  • Pesticide Resistance Management
    Deana Namuth-Covert, PhD
    This e-Community location contains learning materials developed for pest resistance management - weeds, plant diseases, insect pressures, and genetics principles.  Click on the buttons at the top for "lessons" or "animations" for an alphabetical list of these resources.  To the left, you can follow the buttons where materials are packaged based upon general topics.           Funding for the development of materials found in this site has been provided by the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC)

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    This animation details how water moves through plants and how various factors affect this movement.
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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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    This video clip discusses the technique of syringing for water management in turf grasses. (Link broken 10-11-12, actual URL is
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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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  • European Corn Borer and Bacillus thuringiensis This lesson contains information about the history, life cycle, and host plants of the European corn borer and information relating to the history and biology of Bacillus thuringiensis.
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  • Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts Ashu Guru University of Nebraska Raikes School Deana Namuth-Covert University of Nebraska Dept of Agronomy and Horticulture 2014 In this lesson module we will calculate t...
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  • Introduction to Experimental Design Marcos Malosetti and Fred van Eeuwijk (with contributions from Saskia Burgers, Gerrit Gort, and Bas Engel) Biometris, Wageningen UR Martin M. Matute: Montana State University; Plant Science/Pathol...
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  • Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 4 - Soil Profile Development This lesson discusses the processes controlling soil formation and how these processes relate to the characteristics of a soil profile.
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