Probiotics for Plants

Image result for probiotics for plantsIf you are interested in participating in the botany experiment “plants and probiotics” please join me Tuesday, November 28th for a discussion about a timeline for experimentation. In addition, please read the following short article from the American Society of Agronomy.

Probiotics – for plants  *helpful vocabulary hint: Endophytes are organisms like bacteria or fungi that live in between the cells in plant tissue.

Consider the following questions about the reading. 1) Briefly describe Sharon Doty’s experiment.  2) What happened to the rice plants that received transferred endophytes?  3) What is the potential impact of Doty’s experiment on chemical fertilizer use?

 

Field Science: Presentations

Related imagePresentations will be Tuesday, October 3rd. Remember to…include all your research, “less is more” when it comes to text on your slides, and be sure to practice your presentation out loud several times before next week. 🙂