Plant Breeding Training Network (PBTN) Media

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Backcross Breeding

An animation on how the conventional breeding method of backcross is done. This is the seventh of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering.

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Gene Cloning

A basic depiction of the steps in gene cloning. This is the third of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering. To begin at the beginning, see Overview of Crop Genetic Engineering.

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Who wants to be a genetic engineer

This animation invites the viewer to decide and place in order, the steps they would need to take to develop two genetically engineered plants.

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Wheat Breeding Activity

This 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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Overview of Crop Genetic Engineering

A general look at the process of crop genetic engineering. This is the first of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering. The six lessons after this are DNA and DNA Extraction, Gene Cloning, Gene Regions, Gene Modification, Gene Gun, and Backcross Breeding.

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Polymerase Chain Reaction

This animation depicts the process of PCR. Each component involved in the process is outlined and described in this animation.

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Taqman

The Taqman probe detection system used in real time PCR (also known as quantitative PCR) is illustrated in this animation. One application of this method is use in GMO detection.

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Cereal Quality

An animation about cereal grain and how to measure cereal grain quality.

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Development of QTL Mapping Populations

The objective of this animation is to develop a QTL mapping population for locating and characterizing the genes responsible for resistance to tan spot disease of wheat.

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DNA Extraction for Plants

This animation shows details on DNA extraction methods for plant material.

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Gel Electrophoresis

This animation explains how gel electrophoresis works. The affect of fragment size on movement through the gel is demonstrated.

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Gel Scoring

This animation shows how markers on a gel are scored.

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Genetic Mapping

An overview of how genes affect an organism's traits, and how those genes are passed from one generation to the next. Also explains how scientists map locations of genes on chromosomes.

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