Rev Q Exam IV S'02 BT text

Rev Q Exam IV S'02 BT text - Biology 4770 Current...

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Biology 4770 Current Applications of Biotechnology Review Questions - Exam IV Spring 2002 1. What are some of the problems associated with the use of traditional insecticides such as malathion or parathion? How can bacterial genes be used to reduce pesticide use? 2. Explain why it will be difficult to develop a corn plant that fixes nitrogen (p355-356 is a good start). 3. Why and how can hydrogenase (Hup+) be used to increase the efficiency of nitrogen fixation by symbiotic Rhizobium or Bradyrhizobium bacteria? 4. How can a better understanding of nodulation by symbiotic bacteria lead to better nitrogen fixation by the agriculturally important plant/bacterial partnership? 5. What is a siderophore and how can bacteria which produce them be used in a positive way by agriculture? 6. How can antibiotics be delivered to plant pathogens using other bacteria/microorganisms? Describe an example. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course BIOL 1740 taught by Professor Hughes during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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