Tagged germination

student research project
student research project

Improper Soybean Seed Handling Effects on Germination

Sep 19, 2019
In this project, multiple bags of soybeans were dropped from different heights and then germinated to test if improper handling has an effect on germination. First, the seeds were bagged, counted, and then dropped from their various heights of 150 …
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 …
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unit

Maintaining our yield

3 lessons, 10 files
How do biotic and abiotic factors affect populations? Create experiments to test how abiotic factors impact soybean germination, go into the field and laboratory to determine the impact of aphid populations on soybeans, and experiment with aphid …
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

Testing Local Waterways for Microplastic Pollution and its Effect on Crops

Sep 17, 2019
With a growing population, humans are now using more resources than ever before. In using such a high quantity of resources, it is inevitable that we have more waste than ever before. Global plastic pollution has increased at a dramatic rate in the …
student research project
student research project

The rate of soybean growth with different food sources

Jul 28, 2017
In 2016 there were several natural disasters in the United States. These disasters include hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. The United States Blizzard (January 2016) dumped heavy snow from the Mid-Atlantic to the Southern New England states. In …
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article

What does a seed need to grow?

May 16, 2015
That’s what we asked the students at New Hope Christian Academy Field Day in April. They came up with all the right answers: the sun, water, dirt. Some mentioned ‘bonus’ items like worms and fertilizer! After telling them all about soybeans and …