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Featured Animations
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    Transcription
    A detailed depiction of transcription, the first stage of protein synthesis. This is the second in a series of three animations on protein synthesis. To begin at the beginning, go to Protein Synthesis - A general overview.
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    Topography
    An interactive PowerPoint demonstrating the influence of topography on drainage, organic matter accumulation, and soil profile development.
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    Detalles de la transcripción
    Una detallada descripción de la transcripción, el primer paso en la síntesis proteica. Esta es la segunda de una serie de tres animaciones sobre síntesis de proteínas.
Featured Lessons
  • 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 ampliamente distribuidas e importantes. Estos herbicidas fueron los primeros herbicidas orgánicos desarrollados que presentaron selectividad; es decir, capaces de matar un cierto grupo de plantas sin afectar a otros grupos (por ejemplo: matar plantas de hoja ancha pero no las de hoja angosta; en este documento se utilizará el término "gramíneas" para referirse a las plantas de hoja angosta o cereales). En esta lección se presentarán las principales características de los herbicidas auxínicos, se discutirán sus principales usos y se describirán los síntomas de daño que causan. De igual forma, se indicará la forma en que estos herbicidas matan a las plantas sensibles.
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  • Greening Up the Greens - Transpiration Application Scenario A scenario to accompany the online lesson, 'Transpiration - Water Movement Through Plants'.
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  • Soils - Part 2: Physical Properties of Soil and Soil Water This lesson will help you understand the major components of the physical properties of soil. You will learn such terms as texture, aggregation, soil structure, bulk density, and porosity as it relate...
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  • Producing Grain for Animal, Food, and Industrial Uses Links to three animations on the topic.
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  • Overview of Plant Genetic Engineering A general description of the overall process of genetic engineering. A basic explanation of the five steps for genetically engineering a crop is provided.
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