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    Welcome! This course is a self-paced introduction to the Triticeae Toolbox. To access the course, you must enroll in the Moodle section by clicking the link to the left under the heading "courses."

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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.        

  • Advanced Biology Logan View High School
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Featured Animations
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    Screening a DNA Library
    This animation shows how scientists find the gene of interest by screening thousands of bacteria. Scientists can screen the protein or the DNA. This is the fourth of four animations detailing the gene cloning process. To begin at the beginning, go to Making a Recombinant Plasmid. To view the animation before this one, go to Making a Gene Library.
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    Lipid Biosynthesis
    This animation shows the process of lipid biosynthesis. It focuses on the biotin carrier protein.
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    Herbicide Metabolism: Overall
    This animation follows the metabolism of a herbicide in a plant cell as its structure is changed through Phase I, II, and III reactions.
Featured Lessons
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) The polymerase chain reaction laboratory technique is used in a variety of applications to make copies of a specific DNA sequence. This lesson describes how a PCR reaction works, what it accomplishes and its basic requirements for success. Examples of interpreting results are given. PCR's strengths, weaknesses and applications to plant biotechnology are explained.
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  • Mitosis and Meiosis and the Cell Cycle Understanding multicellular organisms requires an understanding of the lifecycle of the cells that make up the organism.
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  • Soils - Part 9: Fundamentals of Soil Testing The major emphasis in this lesson is soil testing and understanding the procedures needed to take a representative soil sample. You will understand the term variability, how it affects soil tests, and...
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  • Linkage - Part 1 Learn about the inheritance of traits that are controlled by independent genes, linked genes and pleiotropic genes. Examine the key events in meiosis, calculate basic map distances.  
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  • Perennial Plant Response to Defoliation - An Overview Compares the growth of defoliated and non-defoliated perennial plants, with an emphasis on the link between plant structure, growth, and response to defoliation.
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