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Discovering and diagnosing honey bee killers

3 lessons, 7 files
How can we identify pathogens that are causing honey bee deaths? You may have heard about Colony Collapse Disorder, a syndrome likely caused by multiple factors that results in the deaths of many honeybee colonies. Become a diagnostic researcher and use …
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We had a BLAST

Aug 10, 2020
GrowNextGen leader Zack Bateson facilitated the last section of the 2020 virtual Ag Biotech Academy, joining the group from his home in North Dakota for a bioinformatics session. Bateson introduced participants to the National Center for …
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What’s lurking in your soil? Using BLAST to analyze DNA sequences

Apr 30, 2020
Shadybrook Farm is having soil trouble! A soil test report has identified several potential culprits. In a webinar sponsored by GrowNextGen and the Ohio Soybean Council, teachers helped identify the species by examining DNA sequences using BLAST. …