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Mendel's dwarf plants do not produce enough of...
Gibberellin
Can cause a plant to produce seedless fruits...
Auxin
Keep this away from fruit being transported over long periods...
Ethylene
Stops the growth of an embryo as a seed is developing...
Abscisic acid
Prevents buds/branches from developing from the main shoot...
Apical dominance
If a plant falls over the shoots will bend and grow up...
Gravitropism
Fruits/leaves fall off...
Abscission
Shoots grow toward light. Roots grow away from light.
Phototropism
A growth regulator once thought to control abscission.
ABA
Produces multiple copies of a DNA sequence.
P.C.R.
An insecticidal bacterium
B.t.
For example: a virus that controls rabbit populations
I.P.M.
Some killer chemicals from the human arsenal of toxins. Which is commonly used to kill insects?
Nicotine
Some killer chemicals from the human arsenal of toxins. Which is commonly used to kill bacteria?
Glyphosphate
What is E. coli?
1. A pathogenic bacterium which makes people sick.
2. A valuable bacterium which makes your life easier.
Bacillus thuringlersis is a bacterium which...
Occurs in different strains which each kill specific insect species.
What percentage of the U.S. soybean crop in 2006 is genetically modified?
More then 50%
How efficient is photosynthesis in converting the sun's energy into chemical energy?
Less than 2%
What is wheat rust caused by?
Fungi
Is fertilizer used on a large, well managed farm necessary?
Yes
Primary producers in a community ecology sense are...
-farmers, cattle, fields, or beans?
Beans
Mycorrhizae are...
Helpful fungi