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STOCKSCH 120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Escherichia Coli, Calcium Carbonate, Compost

11217 Farm Manures (part 2) Handling Storage Piles if you cant spread on the land (due to frozen ground or snowcover) Leave in a barn depends on the type of farm (ex. at dairy farm you dont want to leave the manure with...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 120
Allen Barker
STOCKSCH 120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Mulch, Phosphorus Pentoxide, Compost

103117 Organic Farming and Gardening Farm Manures Farm Manure: from livestock or poultry >not manure until applied to the land Modern> usually handled in liquid form after being washed into a lagoon Total Production annu...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 120
Allen Barker
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Magnesium, Stunted Growth, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods

find more resources at oneclass.com Lesson 4: Nutrients essential for plant growth and Soils ❖ Plants require certain elements for normal growth. When any of them are left out, the will develop definite sym...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Johngerber
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Germination, Gibberellin, Apical Dominance

find more resources at oneclass.com Growth → A non-reversible increase in plant size (It just gets bigger) ➢ Influenced by heredity and environment ➢ Environment influences ■ Kind...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Johngerber
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Plant Physiology, Stoma, Mulch

find more resources at oneclass.com Lesson II: Light and Plants ❖ Life on earth depends on plants and their interaction with light ➢ On land, sun loving plants capture solar energy and produce ...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Johngerber
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Petal, Phenotype, Heredity
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1. Genetics / Plant Propagation U.S. “Natives” 1. Crops that originated in the region that is currently the continental US 2. Sunflower, strawberries, cranberries Genetics and Plant Propagation ...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Brassica Oleracea, International Communication, Prokaryote
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1. International communication How do you know its different? 1. The definition of a species is a group of organisms that are able to mate successfully and produce viable young 2. Example ...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 297T
George Howe
Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 297T
George Howe
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Decomposer, Transpiration, Silt
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Water & Plants, Plant Soil & Nutrition • Water and Plants o 1. Drought Tolerance o 2. Plant/Water relations ▪ Water is absorbed by roots, water travels through plant, w...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Phloem, Mitochondrion, Cell Division
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Photosynthesis and Respiration • Intro to Photosynthesis o From the greek ▪ Photo = produced by light ▪ Synthesis = put together o Plants, algae, and some bacteria use the ...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Xylem, Boiling Point, Surface Tension
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Water • Special properties of water o 1. Specific heat ▪ the number of calories of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree C ...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Vernalization, Frost Heaving, Osmotic Concentration
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Temperature • A measure of the “heat” of a body; heat is a form of energy o Can be transferred from one body to another o Can be transformed into other forms of energy • Heat increases molecular motion...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Palisade Cell, Chicago City Hall, Mulch
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Light and plants • Light is blocked o Cosmic, gamma, x-ray and ultraviolet are blocked by oxygen, nitrogen and ozone (the atmosphere) o Infrared is blocked by water and carbon dioxide • Usef...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist
STOCKSCH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Photochrom, Photoperiodism, Circadian Rhythm
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Photoperiodism • Photoperiodism - how the length of the light/dark period affects plant growth and development • Plants have internal daily clocks o Called circadian rhythms o Plants recognize the...

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
STOCKSCH 100
Sarah Berquist

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