Month: January 2017

APES QOD January 31

A cycle of pesticide development, followed by pest resistance, followed by new pesticide development A. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) B. Bioaccumulation C. Pesticide treadmill D. Inorganic fertilizers E. Non persistant pesticides

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First Five January 31/February 1

What is the difference between a gene/genotype and a phenotype? Explain the process of how a section of DNA codes for  a protein?

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APES QOD January 30

A type of organic fertilizer produced when microorganisms in soil break down organic matter such as leaves and food waste in the presence of oxygen is known as: A) Humus B) Compost C) Animal manure D) Green manure E) Inorganic

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First Five January 30

 Analyze the following cartoon.  Draw a Punnet Square and write a short summary to explain it. 

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APES QOD January 26

The use of nitrogen based fertilizers in the Midwestern US is a major contributing factor to which of the following? A) Spread of the Nile Virus B) Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico C)Water shortages in communities near the Great

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First Five January 26/27

One of SpongeBob’s cousins with heterozygous round eyes (Rr) had children with someone who also had hybrid round eyes (Rr). * Create a Punnet square to show the possible offspring that would result from this cross. * Give the genotypes and

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APES QOD January 24

Factors contributing to the rise in world hunger include all of the following EXCEPT (A) unequal distribution of available food supplies (B) loss of or decline in arable land (C) increasing rate of population growth (D) increasing poverty in developing

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January 24/25

Indicate whether each genotype is a heterozygous  or homozygous. TT _____     Pp _____     dd _____     Ff _____     Tt ____ Which ones would be considered purebred? ___________ In SpongeBob’s family, a yellow body color (Y) is dominant to blue (y) color.

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APES QOD January 23

The three crops that provide the majority of the humanity’s nutrients and calories are A. cassava, corn, and rice B. corn, beans, and potatoes C. wheat, rice, and corn(maize) D. corn, soybeans, and barley E. sorghum, millet, and cassava

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First Five January 23

Which genetic traits do you have? Trait Frequency in General Population *Tongue rolling  –  Can roll tongue – 70% Cannot roll tongue – 30% *  Handedness  – Right handed – 93% Left handed – 7% * Hand clasping  – Left

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