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    Christine Haney, UNL chaney3@unl.edu


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  • Soil Resources 153 Fall 2013
    Martha Mamo, mmamo3@unl.edu Tim Kettler, tkettler2@unl.edu
    Characteristics of soils in relation to their appropriate uses and protection. Principles and practices using cooperative exercises including discussion, assessment, planning, problem-solving, writing, and presentation involving all aspects of soils.

  • CGIAR Integrated Breeding Platform

    The Integrated Breeding Platform is a development being led by the Generation Challenge Programme (GCP), a part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) which has a mission to bring scientists from different horizons and with different skills to work together, bridging the gap between upstream and applied research, so that biotechnology could have greater impact on plant breeding efficiency in developing countries. The Integrated Breeding Platform functions as a one-stop-shop to provide information, tools, services and training.  Furthermore IBP hopes to provide developing countries with access to modern breeding technologies, breeding materials, and related information to facilitate their adoption of molecular breeding approaches and improve their plant breeding efficiency. This site provides educational and training opportunities to help people be able to better utilize the tools at the Integrated Breeding Platform, as well as to provide an online community area for webinars and discussion forums. In order to access the self-paced courses found at the left, you will need to click on the "Join Now" button found in the upper right corner of this page.  Right now the courses are under development and not ready for participants.  While you wait, you can view any materials found under the "lessons" or "animations/video" buttons. This project was supported in by the National Research Initiative Competitive Grants CAP project 2011-68002-30029 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.  

Featured Animations
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    Herbicide Metabolism: Reduction
    General and specific examples of major reductive Phase I reactions are shown in this animation.
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    Using a Punnett Square to Make Predictions
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    Diagramas de Jablonski
    La animación muestra como los electrones pueden absorber y transferir energía.
Featured Lessons
  • Transformation 3 - Transformation Events This lesson defines an 'event'. It explains the determining factors specific to an event, the qualities of a desirable event, and the identification and selection of desirable events.
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  • DNA for Dinner 4-H Curriculum Curriculum Authors:  Peggy G. Lemaux and Barbara Alonso. University of California, Berkeley It is “(DNA for) Dinner” Time! The five lessons in this curriculum, designed for fifth through eigh...
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  • High School Tree Identification Quiz A brief high school level tree identification quiz.
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  • Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 1 - Introduction The selective control of broadleaf weeds in cereal grain crops by auxinic herbicides has made this group one of the most widespread and important herbicide families in use. These herbicides were the f...
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  • Manure Phosphorus and Surface Water Protection III: Transport Factors This lesson addresses transport factors that may contribute to phosphorus (P) delivery to surface waters.  Erosion, runoff, subsurface flow, drainage, and distance to surface water are the main fact...
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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
orodriguez3@unl.edu
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