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  • Experiential Learning in Agricultural Sciences (ELAS)
    Martha Mamo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln dnolan2@unl.edu
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  • CSS408 - Soil Judging

    Soil Judging at OSU-Cascades

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Featured Animations
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    Herbicide Competition
    This animation shows how herbicides compete with PEP to alter the function of an enzyme.
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    Bacteria Transformation
    Illustrates the beginning stages of gene cloning. This animation shows how plasmids become recombinant and are inserted into bacteria cells. This is the second of four animations detailing the gene cloning process. To begin at the beginning, see Making a Recombinant Plasmid. (To see the next animation, go to Making a Gene Library.)
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    Pesticide Resistance Management- Insects: Biological and Ecological Factors Affecting Development
    Interactive learning activity on Pesticide Resistance Management - Insects: Biological Factors Affecting Development
Featured Lessons
  • Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 6 - Global Soil Resources and Distribution This lesson discusses soil resources and functions at the global scale.      
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  • Mecanismo(s) de Acción de las Auxinas y los Herbicidas Auxínicos - Parte 1- Introducción Descripción: El control selectivo de malezas de hoja ancha en cultivos de cereales utilizando herbicidas auxínicos ha hecho de éstos una de las familias de herbicidas actualmente en uso más amp...
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  • Segregation of Genes: The Plant Breeder's Method of Predicting the Future How plant breeders create families with new combinations of traits and make predictions about the inheritance of traits. Discusses Mendel and Punnett.
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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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  • Gene Design 1 - Gene Regions This lesson describes the three gene regions and their roles in gene expression. It also discusses how the regions of a gene can be altered to obtain desired trait expression.
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