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  • Community of Plant and Soil Sciences Education/Teachers
    Martha Mamo University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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  • AGRO 437/837
    Steve Mason, smason1@unl.edu Diane Nolan, dnolan2@unl.edu
    Use these links to watch the videos. Floaters https://vimeo.com/80275352 Pycnometer https://vimeo.com/80275353 TADD https://vimeo.com/80275354 Stenvert Hardness https://vimeo.com/80275355 Test Weight https://vimeo.com/80275663 WBT https://vimeo.com/80275664

  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Online Certificate Program
    Deanna Leingang Deanna.Leingang@gmail.com
    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.

Featured Animations
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    Wheat Breeding Activity
    This interactive activity goes through the basic process used in a wheat breeding program. Crossing, genetic variation, selection and elements of DNA technology are discussed within this activity. The material is aimed towards high school or introductory life science undergraduate students.
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    Water Potential In Plants
    This PowerPoint explains the concept of water potential in plants and presents some of the methods used to estimate water potential in plant tissues.
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    Descripción de la Ingeniería Genética
    Esta animación muestra el proceso general de la ingeniería genética.
Featured Lessons
  • Soils - Part 10: The Scientific Basis for Making Fertilizer Recommendations The Scientific Basis for Making Fertilizer Recommendations: In this lesson, you will gain an understanding of the history of fertilizer use and the ideas behind fertilizer recommendations. Three major crop nutrition concepts will be discussed in terms of their benefits and disadvantages. [This lesson, as well as the other nine lessons in the Soils series, is taken from the "Soils Home Study Course," published in 1999 by the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension.]
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  • Producing Grain for Animal, Food, and Industrial Uses Links to three animations on the topic.
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  • Appearance of Herbicide Resistance in a Weed Population Through the repeated use of the same herbicide, weed populations can consist of susceptible (S)-biotypes that are controlled and herbicide resistant (R)-biotypes that are left behind to produce and re...
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  • Defoliation - Grazing Response A scenario to accompany 'Perennial Plant Response to Defoliation"  and provide an opportunity to apply the concepts learned in that lesson to a real-life problem
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  • High School Quiz, Horticulture A brief high school level quiz of horticulture.
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