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  • Self-Pollinated Crop Breeding (AGRO815A)- Fall 2015
    Steve Baenziger University of Nebraska-Lincoln pbaenziger1@unl.edu Mary Guttieri mguttieri2@unl.edu Diane Nolan dnolan2@unl.edu
    Welcome to Self-Pollinated Crop Breeding, Fall 2015.  We will have students participating for academic credit, as well as students participating for non-credit (Plant Breeding and Genetics Certificate program). All course content may be accessed by clicking on the "Courses" link to the left with the course title. This will open the Moodle course page, where you will find all course documents, schedule, syllabus, lectures, notes, etc. The first time you log in, you will need to enroll yourself in the course. Please contact Diane Nolan at dnolan2@unl.edu if you have any difficulty accessing the course material.  Please let us know if you have any questions or difficulties. Again, welcome to the course! P. Stephen Baenziger and Mary Guttieri, Instructors Leah Sandall, Distance Education Coordinator Diane Nolan, Technical Assistant

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    Deana Namuth-Covert dcovert2@unl.edu
    This community houses all lessons and animations that have been published to the eLibrary. If you are a registered user of the eLibrary (click here for instructions on creating an account), you may join this community to access the learning quizzes that accompany many eLibrary lessons. Please click "Join now" in the upper right corner of this box to access the quiz features of the eLibrary. To see the entire list of lessons or animations available in the eLibrary, click on the tabs above. Once you have joined this community, you may take a quiz from a lesson anywhere in the eLibrary; lessons can be accessed alphabetically from the "Lessons" tab on the eLibrary homepage, or you may view lessons by category in the branch menus.   If you have questions or comments about eLibrary learning materials, please contact us via the link at the bottom of the page. 

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  • New Instructor Testing Community
    Deanna Leingang Deanna.Leingang@gmail.com
    Welcome to the new instructor testing community! This community will serve as a testing area for new passel instructors; you can practice editing different features of this community before starting to build your own class or community. If you do not yet have an instructor account and would like to use the Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary to create a class or community space, please contact us via the link below.  If you are a new instructor in contact with our team, we can grant you ownership access to this community. Please contact us using the link below if you do not yet have ownership access. To begin (and determine if you have access), click on the home icon in the upper right of your screen. Your homepage should have a list of all PASSeL communities you have created or joined. You should see "New Instructor Testing Community" under "My Owned Communities." You will see several options under the title, including View, which will bring you back to this page, and Edit. To see a complete list of the community editing tools and instructions for navigating your instructor account, click here. 

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Featured Animations
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    Подробности трансляции-Translation-Russian
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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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    Wheat Stem Sawfly
    An example of the life cycle of the wheat stem sawfly. Shows how crop
    yields are affected by the sawfly and what scientists are doing to
    reduce their populations.
Featured Lessons
  • 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 relates to soils. You will learn how soil holds and transmits water and cultural practices that enhance or degrade physical properties of the soil. [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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  • Evolution This lesson describes an evolution story that is unfolding today in farmers fields around the world.
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  • Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) Analysis 2 This is the second of a two-part series that describes the methods and uses of QTL analysis.
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  • Transformation 1 - Plant Tissue Culture This lesson explains the technique of tissue culture as used in plant transformation. It discusses important issues, such as the use of selectable markers, genotype specificity, and tissue culture a...
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  • Asteraceae This lesson contains information about the Asteraceae family.
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author picture Martha Mamo Instructor
Professor of Soil Science
UNL
mmamo3@unl.edu
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