Student research projects

student research project
student research project

Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Aug 6, 2015
Approximately 10 billion tons of PMS are produced annually by the paper industry and pose a major disposal problem for paper mills. One possible solution to the industry’s problem is the use of PMS as a fertilizer through land-spreading. When mixed w …
student research project
student research project

Increasing soybean germination rate

Aug 6, 2015
Seed germination begins with the rupturing of the seed coat and the emergence of the radicle, which will form the first roots of the seedling. Molybdenum is a catalyst for several enzymatic reactions in a cell, and potassium chloride is an essential …
student research project
student research project

The correlation between the GL1 gene and the glabrous phenotype in various arabidopsis ecotypes

Feb 26, 2015
Various arabidopsis plants were found to not have trichomes (plant hairs) and the reason was unknown. As trichomes assist with plant pathogenic defense, what would result in the plant losing this defense? Through previous papers it was possible to …