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Get Outside: Plant-Soil Research in Greenhouses Differs Strongly From Field Studies

Get Outside: Plant-Soil Research in Greenhouses Differs Strongly From Field Studies

12/03/2019

First-graders know that seedlings need three things to grow – sunlight, water and soil. They are right – plants do need soil – but soils also react to plant growth. As plants develop, they alter the chemistry, bacteria and microscopic flora that make up a...

Robot Invasion: QCNR Helps High School Students Build and Test Submersible Robots

Robot Invasion: QCNR Helps High School Students Build and Test Submersible Robots

12/03/2019

High school teacher Jill Kennedy prefers to go beyond books. She believes in encouraging her students to get their hands on their projects —but not just the typical bridges built with toothpicks. Kennedy, an engineering and computer science teacher at Cle...


The S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources employs teaching, research, and extension programs to better understand our natural ecosystems and to foster the sustainable use of our resources. Our programs integrate across biological, physical, and socioeconomic aspects of ecosystems, with the goals of advancing scientific knowledge relevant to natural resources, producing effective future leaders in both research and management arenas, and translating research findings into management practices. 



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