Tagged pest management

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Andy Michel

Associate Professor, Agronomic Crops Entomology State Specialists at The Ohio State University
ohio state university agriculture education agronomist biotechnology entomology pest management pests
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Crops on campus

Dec 13, 2014
“I’ve always wondered why they had corn here.” Now it’s clear to the students in Chuck Crawford’s AP Environmental Science class: The soybean and corn patch at Dublin Jerome High School is part of their studies. Crawford has attended agriculture education …
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GMOs go global: should they be labeled?

5 lessons, 11 files
Should labeling of GMOs be mandatory? What do you know about genetic modification? Is genetic modification helpful or harmful? This unit will help to develop student thinking about genetic modification and food security issues around the …
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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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Leah McHale

Associate Professor, soybean breeder and geneticist at The Ohio State University
ohio state university horticulture pest management plant genetics plant science seeds
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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 …
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New biotech developments from seed company’s research

Mar 5, 2015
Farming seems like family kind of work, doesn’t it? Can’t you just imagine families sharing in the labor, the land being handed down from one generation to another? This tradition is part of the history of Beck’s Hybrids, the largest family-owned retai …
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Urban students plant soybeans

Apr 20, 2015
“Most people think agriculture means to put plants in the ground and drive tractors around,” said science teacher Chuck Crawford. He wants to stop this limited portrayal of agriculture by educating youth about the processes and possibilities in agr …