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1 January 2018 Stressed Out: Demonstrating the Effects of Abiotic and Biotic Stress on an Important Food Crop
Paul L. Guy, Rebecca Macdonald, Susan Mackenzie, David J. Burritt
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In this inquiry activity, students use the genetic diversity of common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from their local garden center to investigate this species' resilience to salt stress and viral infection. Students use a number of simple to sophisticated measures of plant performance to gauge the impact of the stressors on plant growth and development. Students identify which cultivars may be useful in increasing future food security.

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Paul L. Guy, Rebecca Macdonald, Susan Mackenzie, and David J. Burritt "Stressed Out: Demonstrating the Effects of Abiotic and Biotic Stress on an Important Food Crop," The American Biology Teacher 80(1), 50-52, (1 January 2018). https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50
Published: 1 January 2018
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