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App aims to boost high school agri-science teaching

Grace Troupe

A new app will give high school agri-science teachers a tool for teaching biotechnology to their students. "The Journey of a Gene" is the product of a partnership between Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The project uses the example of soybean and the disease, sudden death syndrome, to illustrate the process of genetic engineering. Grace Troupe, one of Agronomy Professor Don Lee's graduate students, took the app development on as her master's project. Continue reading at ThisWeek@IANR.


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Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, airs live Thursdays on NET1 at 7 pm CST from April through September. Join us for another great season of answering your lawn & garden questions. View archived videos on YouTube, or interact with the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


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