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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.

Found in Advanced Backcross Breeding Found in Backcross Breeding 1 - Basic Gene Inheritance Found in Backcross Breeding 2 - The Backcrossing Process

Presentation describing how to install a new Package in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (1 min)

Presentation describing how to install a new Package in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (1 min)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating function "str" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (3.5 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating function "str" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (3.5 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating function "factor" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.5 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating function "factor" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.5 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating function "xtabs" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (3 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating function "xtabs" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (3 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating function "sink" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (2.5 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating function "sink" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (2.5 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating "New Treatments as Fixed Effect" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (7.5 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating "New Treatments as Fixed Effect" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (7.5 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 2: Analyzing Treatments as Fixed Effects

Presentation on demonstrating function "within" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.05 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating function "within" in R, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.05 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 3: Analyzing Treatments as Random Effects

Presentation on demonstrating the model with new Entries as Random Effects, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.0 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating the model with new Entries as Random Effects, by Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska Raikes School (4.0 mins)

Found in Analysis of Augmented Block Design Using R Part 3: Analyzing Treatments as Random Effects

Population Dynamics

This animation examines several states of a weed species during the growing season and studies the transitions that occur between each state.

Found in Aparición de resistencia a herbicidas, en una población de malezas Found in Appearance of Herbicide Resistance in a Weed Population

Contacto bajo el suelo - en Inglés

Asteraceae Flowers

A description and illustration of the different types of flowers found in the family Asteraceae

Found in Asteraceae

Overall Picture of Auxinic Herbicide Action

This animation summarizes how auxin and auxinic herbicides may turn on certain genes and how those gene products may alter plant growth.

Found in Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 1 - Introduction Found in Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 2 - Advanced

Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanisms of Action

An illustration of how auxins and auxinic herbicides may elicit responses in plant cells. It describes basipetal transport of auxins via influx and efflux carriers and displays a scenario of auxin action where auxin receptors recognize auxins and auxinic herbicides, which then induce a signal transduction cascade to turn on various gene products. The role of these gene products in plant response is shown as well.

Found in Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 2 - Advanced

Ethylene Synthesis

This animation shows the ethylene biosynthesis pathway and how auxins and environmental stresses induce it.

Found in Auxin and Auxinic Herbicide Mechanism(s) of Action - Part 2 - Advanced

Transcription/Translation Overview

This animation shows the transcription process of RNA within the plant cell. Single stranded RNA moves out of the cell where it is translated into proteins. This is the first in a series of three animations on protein synthesis.

Found in Backcross Breeding 1 - Basic Gene Inheritance Found in Gene Expression Part 1: Reading Genes to Make Proteins Found in Gene Expression Part 2: Expression of Herbicide Resistant ALS Genes in Plants

Traditional Breeding vs. Biotechnology

This animation shows the differences between natural plant breeding and plant breeding used in biotechnology. The end result is a plant with the desired gene lacking undesired genes.

Found in Basic Biotechnology

Allergic Response

The human body response when exposed to allergens.

Found in Biotechnology and Allergenicity

Gene Gun

How the gene gun works to transform cells with new DNA. This is the sixth of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering

Found in Biotechnology and Nutrient Composition Found in Transformation 2 - Transformation Methods

Antisense RNA Technology

Leaf and Cell Uptake

This animation describes how herbicides are taken up by leaves and illustrates how physico-chemical characteristics alter their movement across cuticles. Passive and active mechanisms of herbicide absorption across plant membranes into cells are shown as well.

Found in Cellular Absorption of Herbicides Found in Foliar Absorption and Phloem Translocation

Chi-square Step 1 - Calculating Expected Ratios and Class Numbers in F2s

Tutorial clip demonstrating how to calculate expected F2 ratios and individuals in classes for a chi-square analysis.

Found in Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit in a Plant Breeding Example

Chi-square - Plugging in Numbers to Calculate Chi-square Values for F2 Phenotype Data

Tutorial clip demonstrating how to calculate expected F2 ratios and individuals in classes for a chi-square analysis.

Found in Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit in a Plant Breeding Example

Chi-square - Determining Probability Values

Video tutorial showing how to read a chi-square distribution table to determine probability values that experimental data supports a tomato breeding hypothesis.

Found in Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit in a Plant Breeding Example

Chi-square - Determining Probability Values from Genotypic Data

This video clip demonstrates how to calculate the expected F2 frequencies and numbers of individuals based upon genotypic data from DNA markers.

Found in Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit in a Plant Breeding Example

Corn Crossing

An animation that demonstrates how controlled crosses are made in corn.

Found in Corn Breeding: Types of Cultivars

Corn Rootworm Lifecycle and Bt

This animation shows the lifecycle of the corn rootworm, as well as showing what happens when corn rootworm larvae consume roots containing Bt.

Found in Corn Rootworm - Part 1: Description of Corn Rootworm and Other Early Season Corn Pests

Refuge Designs

This animation discusses the importance of Insect Resistance Management (IRM) and illustrates different field refuge designs.

Found in Corn Rootworm - Part 2: Corn Rootworm Management

Pesticide Resistance Management

Pesticide Resistance Management 2

Presentation on the experiment, from a data analyst's perspective by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School. (4 mins)

Presentation on the experiment, from a data analyst's perspective by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School. (4 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 1: An Introduction to the Canopy Spectral Reflectance (CSR) Experiment

Installing R on a Windows computer by Ashu Guru (5 mins)

If you are a Windows user please follow the following demonstration video by Ashu Guru (5 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Installing R on a Mac computer by Ashu Guru (5 mins):

If you are a Mac user please follow the following demonstration video by Ashu Guru (5 mins):

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Data files presentation by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School. (2 mins)

Data files presentation by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School. (2 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Presentation on the cycle and tasks of data analysis by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Presentation on the cycle and tasks of data analysis by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Presentation on how to divide a complex problem into smaller tasks by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Presentation on how to divide a complex problem into smaller tasks by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Presentation on demonstrating data types in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (15 mins)

Presentation on demonstrating data types in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (15 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 2: Data Preparation

Presentation describing the subset function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Presentation describing the subset function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the aggregate function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Presentation describing the aggregate function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the rbind function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Presentation describing the rbind function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the transpose function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Presentation describing the transpose function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (4 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the transform function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Presentation describing the transform function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (2 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the merge function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (5 mins)

Presentation describing the merge function in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (5 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Presentation describing the script in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (18 mins)

Presentation describing the script in R, by Ashu Guru, Univ of Nebraska Raikes School (18 mins)

Found in Correlation Using the R Statistical Package - Part 3: R Functions and Scripts

Perennial Plant Response to Defoliation

Learn about the life cycle of perennials and how defoliation at different times of the season and different heights affects their growth and carbohydrate reserve levels.

Found in Defoliation - Grazing Response Found in Perennial Plant Response to Defoliation - An Overview

Descripción de la Ingeniería Genética

Esta animación muestra el proceso general de la ingeniería genética.

Found in Descripción de la Ingeniería Genética

DNA and DNA Extraction

This animation shows the DNA structure and how it makes up genes and chromosomes in the cell. This is the second of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering.

Found in DNA and DNA Extraction Found in MB2 - Selection of Markers for Molecular Breeding

Gel Electrophoresis

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

Found in Electrophoresis: How scientists observe fragments of DNA

Soil Erosion by Wind and its Control

Soil Erosion by Wind and its Control

Found in Erosion

Phases of Particle Movement

This video clip explains the three steps in wind erosion (detachment, transport, and deposition). The clip also explains how threshold velocity varies depending on the nature of the soil surface.

Found in Erosion

Hill Shapes

Hover over a hillside area to see the water flow pattern.

Found in Erosion

The Process of Wind Erosion

Factors and processes of wind erosion are explained in this video clip. The clip explains how wind velocity or speed affects wind erosive energy. The video also explains how the nature of the soil surface affects erosive wind energy.

Found in Erosion

Wind erosion - saltation

Animation of saltation, soil creep, and suspension during wind erosion.

Found in Erosion

Soil Types and Erosion

This video clip explains the relationship of soil texture to type of wind erosion (saltation, surface creep or suspension). Video clip by Dr. John Tatarko, USDA

Found in Erosion

Wind Erosion Control

This video explains the beneficial effects of vegetative cover in reducing wind erosive energy and trapping moving particles.

Found in Erosion Control Measures

Barriers

This video clip explains how barriers alter the effect of the wind force on the soil surface. The video discusses the different types of barriers and their advantages and disadvantages.

Found in Erosion Control Measures

Aggregation

This video clip explains how wind erosion can be reduced by roughening the soil surface and forming soil aggregates. This method of erosion control can be used when vegetation is sparse and/or the cropping system does not allow for vegetative cover.

Found in Erosion Control Measures

Tillage Affects Erosion

This video explains the beneficial effects of soil surface cover to control and reduce wind erosion.

Found in Erosion Control Measures

Cross Wind Strip Cropping

This video explains how strip cropping can reduce wind erosive energy and traps moving particles

Found in Erosion Control Measures

European Corn Borer Movement Map

European Corn Borer Movement Map

Found in European Corn Borer and Bacillus thuringiensis

European Corn Borer Generation Map

European Corn Borer Generation Map

Found in European Corn Borer and Bacillus thuringiensis

European Corn Borer and Bt - LIfe cycle

This animation goes through the life cycle of the European corn borer.

Found in European Corn Borer and Bacillus thuringiensis

How Bt Affects the European Corn Borer

This animation shows how Bt causes death in the European corn borer (ECB).

Found in European Corn Borer and Bacillus thuringiensis

Flower Parts

This animation illustrates the botanical parts of flower structures. Edited March, 2012.

Found in Flowering Principles Found in Propagation and Procreation - More of a Good Thing

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. (To return to the animation previous to this, go to DNA and DNA Extraction. To go to the next animation, go to Gene Regions.)

Found in Gene Cloning

Making a Recombinant Plasmid

This animation shows how a plasmid responsible for encoding a gene can be cut. The plasmid can be altered with the addition of linear DNA to form a recombinant plasmid to encode a new gene of interest. This is the first of four animations detailing the gene cloning process. The other three animations are Bacteria Transformation, Making a Library, and Screening a DNA Library.

Found in Gene Cloning Part 1: The Mechanics of Recombinant DNA Found in Gene Cloning Part 2: Making and Screening Gene Libraries

Bacteria Transformation

Illustrates the beginning stages of gene cloning. This animation shows how plasmids become recombinant and are inserted into bacteria cells. This is the second of four animations detailing the gene cloning process.

Found in Gene Cloning Part 1: The Mechanics of Recombinant DNA Found in Gene Cloning Part 2: Making and Screening Gene Libraries

Making a Gene Library

This animation shows how to make a colony of new DNA in order to locate a specific gene of interest. This is the third of four animations detailing the gene cloning process. To begin at the beginning, choose Making a Recombinant Plasmid. (The animation prior to this one is Bacteria Transformation. The animation just after this one is Screening a DNA Library.)

Found in Gene Cloning Part 1: The Mechanics of Recombinant DNA Found in Gene Cloning Part 2: Making and Screening Gene Libraries

Screening a DNA Library

This animation shows how scientists find the gene of interest by screening thousands of bacteria. Scientists can screen the protein or the DNA. This is the fourth of four animations detailing the gene cloning process.

Found in Gene Cloning Part 2: Making and Screening Gene Libraries

Gene Regions

This animation shows the three gene coding regions. This is the fourth 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.

Found in Gene Design 1 - Gene Regions

Gene Modifications

This animation shows how a gene is constructed to eventually produce a protein in a Bt corn plant. This is the fifth of a series of seven animations that detail the process of crop genetic engineering.

Found in Gene Design 2 - Gene Constructs

Transgene Design

This is an interactive animation that asks the viewer to design a gene by selecting the promoter and coding region that will produce a plant with the desired traits.

Found in Gene Design 2 - Gene Constructs Found in The New Bts

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.

Found in Gene Expression Part 1: Reading Genes to Make Proteins Found in Gene Expression Part 2: Expression of Herbicide Resistant ALS Genes in Plants

Translation

A detailed depiction of translation, the second stage of protein synthesis. This is the third in a series of three animations on protein synthesis. To begin at the beginning, go to Protein Synthesis - A general overview.

Found in Gene Expression Part 1: Reading Genes to Make Proteins Found in Gene Expression Part 2: Expression of Herbicide Resistant ALS Genes in Plants

Watering golf courses

A USGA green session short demonstrating the need for watering golf courses.

Found in Greening Up the Greens - Transpiration Application Scenario

Electron Transfer within the Cell

An animation in the context of a plant cell which shows the sequence of converting light energy photons into ATP and NADPH, biochemical energy.

Found in Herbicidas que Actúan A través de la Fotosíntesis Found in Herbicides That Act Through Photosynthesis Found in Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis

Relationship Between Hericide Effectiveness and Resistance Development

Discusses the relationship between herbicide effectiveness and resistance development.

Found in Herbicide Resistance: Mechanisms, Inheritance, and Molecular Genetics

Herbicide Resistance

Illustrates how selection for herbicide resistance occurs.

Found in Herbicide Resistance: Mechanisms, Inheritance, and Molecular Genetics

Target Site Resistance

Illustrates both susceptibility and resistance for single and multiple target sites in herbicides.

Found in Herbicide Resistance: Mechanisms, Inheritance, and Molecular Genetics

Photosystem II Resistance Animation

Glutathione Conjugation

Herbicide Metabolism - Oxidation

General and specific examples of major oxidative Phase I reactions are shown in this animation.

Found in Herbicide Resistance: Mechanisms, Inheritance, and Molecular Genetics

Acción Enzimática

Competencia Herbicida-Substrato

Esta animación es sobre la naturaleza competitiva del glifosato.

Found in Inhibidores de la Síntesis de Aminoácidos Aromáticos

Enzyme Action

This animation shows the role of EPSP synthase in binding shikimate-3-phosphate and PEP.

Found in Inhibitors of Aromatic Amino Acid Biosynthesis

Herbicide Competition

This animation shows how herbicides compete with PEP to alter the function of an enzyme.

Found in Inhibitors of Aromatic Amino Acid Biosynthesis

The Role of Acetolactate Synthesis (ALS) in Branched Chain Amino Acid Biosynthesis

An animation on the role of acetolactate synthesis in branched chain amino acid biosynthesis.

Found in Inhibitors of Branched Chain Amino Acid Biosynthesis

Lipid Biosynthesis

This animation shows the process of lipid biosynthesis. It focuses on the biotin carrier protein.

Found in Inhibitors of Fatty Acid Synthesis and Elongation

International Plant Protection Convention, 60th anniversary (IPPC)

International Plant Protection Convention, 60th anniversary (IPPC)

Found in International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)

Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) -- Presented by CIMMYT

Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) -- Presented by CIMMYT

Found in International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Diagramas de Jablonski

La Transpiracion

Esta animación describe como se mueve el agua a través de las plantas y como este movimiento es afectado por diversos factores.

Found in La Transpiración - Movimiento del Agua a Través de las Plantas

Descripción de la Transferencia de Electrones entre Fotosistemas

Descripción de la Transferencia de Electrones entre Fotosistemas

Found in Los Pigmentos Vegetales y la Fotosíntesis

Transferéncia de Electrones Dentro de la Célula

Transferéncia de Electrones Dentro de la Célula

Found in Los Pigmentos Vegetales y la Fotosíntesis

Phosphorus in Surface Waters

This animation demonstrates the four forms that phosphorus (P) can take in surface water, and how the equilibrium between the forms can be upset and then rebalanced.

Found in Manure Phosphorus and Surface Water Protection I: Basic Concepts of Soil and Water P Found in Manure Phosphorus and Surface Water Protection II: Field and Management Factors Found in Manure Phosphorus and Surface Water Protection III: Transport Factors

Marker Assisted Selection

An animation showing how plant breeding has changed over time, including the use of molecular markers.

Found in MB2 - Selection of Markers for Molecular Breeding

DNA Extraction for Plants

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

Found in MB2 - Selection of Markers for Molecular Breeding

Mechanismos de accion de las auxinas y los herbicidas auxinicos

Se muestra como las auxinas y los herbicidas auxínicos pueden inducir respuestas celulares y se describe el transporte basípeto de las auxinas. También se muestra como los receptores de auxinas reconocen las auxinas y los herbicidas auxínicos, los cuales inducen entonces la transmisión y traducción de señales para activar varios genes; el papel de los productos de esos genes en las respuestas de las plantas es también mostrado.

Found in Mecanismo(s) de Acción de los Herbicidas Auxínicos - Parte 2 - Nivel Avanzado

Procesos de Ionización, pH, y pKa

En esta animación se definen los términos Ionización, pH y pKa.

Found in Mecanismo(s) de Acción de los Herbicidas Auxínicos - Parte 2 - Nivel Avanzado

Descripción General de la Acción de los Herbicidas Auxinicos

Esta animación resume la forma en que las auxinas y los herbicidas auxinicos pueden activar ciertos genes y como los productos de esos genes pueden alterar el crecimiento de las plantas.

Found in Mecanismo(s) de Acción de los Herbicidas Auxínicos - Parte 2 - Nivel Avanzado

La Síntesis de Etileno

Esta animación muestra la ruta de síntesis del etileno y su inducción por las auxinas y el estrés ambiental.

Found in Mecanismo(s) de Acción de los Herbicidas Auxínicos - Parte 2 - Nivel Avanzado

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.

Found in Overview of Plant Genetic Engineering

Leaf and Tiller Growth

The growth of grass leaves and tillers.

Found in Perennial Grass Growth and Development

Grass Seed Structure and Seedling Emergence

This activity discusses both seed structure and seedling emergence in monocots. Through active learning elements, photos and text students will discover the basic anatomy of seeds and the function of each structure. The process of seedling emergence is presented in detail including the difference between emergence in cool-season and warm-season grasses.

Found in Perennial Grass Growth and Development

Quantifying Developmental Stages

This video covers how to characterize developmental stages of tillers and quantify them.

Found in Perennial Grass Growth and Development

Overview of Electron Transfer Between Photosystems

This animation shows how a chlorophyll molecule captures light energy and excites an electron to begin photosynthesis.

Found in Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis

PCR Animation

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

Found in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Production Practice Influence on Maize Grain Quality

Discusses how production practices affect the grain quality of maize.

Found in Producing Grain for Animal, Food, and Industrial Uses

Nitrogen Supply Relationship between Grain Yield and Protein Concentration

Discusses the relationship between the amount of nitrogen applied and how it affects grain yield and protein concentration in a grain crop.

Found in Producing Grain for Animal, Food, and Industrial Uses

nitrogen supply relationship with protein fraction, lysine concentration, and kernel hardness

Discusses the relationship between the amount of nitrogen applied and how it affects the protein fraction, lysine concentration, and kernel hardness of a grain crop.

Found in Producing Grain for Animal, Food, and Industrial Uses

Flower Breeding

This animations illustrates the structures of a flower, plant breeding, cross pollination and making crosses.

Found in Propagation and Procreation - More of a Good Thing

Lateral Flow Test Strip

This animation illustrates the concepts of protein detection using the lateral flow strip method. This method is similar to ELISA and is utilized in detecting GMOs, among other applications.

Found in Protein Detection in Plants

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.

Found in Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) Analysis 1

Gel Scoring

This animation shows how markers on a gel are scored.

Found in Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) Analysis 1

QTL Analysis: Single Factor ANOVA in Excel

A demonstration of how to complete QTL analysis using single-factor ANOVA in Excel

Found in Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) Analysis 2

FRET

FRET is an acronym for Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer. It is a DNA detection tool.

Found in Real Time PCR - Some Basic Principles

Taqman animation

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.

Found in Real Time PCR - Some Basic Principles

Taqman process

Real time PCR can be accomplished using the taqman detection system. This video shows an overview of the taqman process.

Found in Real Time PCR - Some Basic Principles

Herbicide Uptake by Roots

This animation shows how herbicides are taken up by roots and illustrates the path a herbicide takes across the root to reach the vascular system of the plant.

Found in Root Absorption and Xylem Translocation

Dr. Baenziger's wheat breeding experiments and the Punnett Square

Dr. Baenziger's wheat breeding experiments and the Punnett Square

Found in Segregation of Genes: The Plant Breeder's Method of Predicting the Future

Video Clip: Chemical Weathering - dehydration of limonite to hematite

Chemical Weathering - hydrolysis of feldspar.

Found in Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 2 - Processes of Weathering

Feldspar Weathers to Clay

Chemical Weathering - dehydration of limonite to hematite

Dehydration is the removal of water from rock or mineral structures. A good example of dehydration is the removal of water from limonite, resulting in the formation of hematite.

Found in Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 2 - Processes of Weathering

Soil Horizons

An overview of the different soil horizons, their composition, and how they develop.

Found in Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 4 - Soil Profile Development

Jablonski Diagrams

This animation displays how electrons can absorb and transfer energy.

Found in The Interaction of Light with Biological Molecules

Dicamba Research

A discussion about herbicide resistance management and research with dicamba.

Found in The Kochia and Dicamba Story

Fragrant Signal 1

This video is about 4 1/2 minutes long.

Found in The role of JAR1 in insect feeding response

Fragrant Signal 2

Transpiration

This animation details how water moves through plants and how various factors affect this movement.

Found in Transpiration - Water Movement through Plants

Grain Utilization

This video details monogastric digestion through the example of a pig.

Found in Utilization of Grain by Swine and Poultry