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View Resource Rapid-Cycling Brassicas (RCB's) in Hands-on Teaching of Plant Biology

One of the seminal papers written by Dr. Paul H. Williams, introducing Wisconsin Fast Plants. This article explains the taxonomy of Brassicas and how how Williams created the Brassica rapa commonly known as Wisconsin Fast Plants. Published by The Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) in 1982. Williams also discusses how to grow Fast Plants as it was understood at the time (further...

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http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-10/1-williams.pdf
View Resource Variation: Data Organization, Display, and Analysis

This pdf document provides background information and examples for collecting, organizing and analyzing data that could be collected through experimentation with Fast Plants.

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View Resource Serendipity and the Space Farmer

Who knew that rocket science could have so much in common with botany and plant pathology? This is a human interest and science story that documents from firsthand accounts and artifacts the historical context and scientific events relevant to an important collaborative Fast Plant investigation on the MIR Space Station. The project coincided with pivotal historical events and involved many...

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http://resources.fastplants.org/resources/serendipity_and_sp...
View Resource Physical Environment: Growing Healthy Fast Plants

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https://fastplants.org/2017/09/19/physical-environment-blog/
View Resource Chemical Environment: Growing Healthy Fast Plants

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https://fastplants.org/2017/11/17/chemical-environment-blog/
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