iLab1_Answers - SCI 214

iLab1_Answers - SCI 214 - Integrated Science SCI 214 - Week...

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Integrated Science SCI 214 - Week 1 - Lab 1 - Guide To Possible Answers The purpose of this simulation was to provide students with an opportunity to develop a simple experimental design using control, experimental and dependent variables. Section prelab question 1 Students should provide a reasonable amount of information on the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (larval, pupal, and adult forms) and the level of damage the caused to crops prelab question 2 Student responses should include the fact that B. thuringiensis strains produce Cry (crystal) toxins which are encoded by different cry genes. The crystals are aggregates of a large protein called a 'protoxin' which turns out to be a highly specific insecticide. prelab question 3 Students should suggest that because two varieties of corn in this experiment are non-BT strains and two have been genetically modified to resist infestation by ECB, the experiment should be designed to test the
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