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Adult learning theories and autoethnography: Informing the practice of information literacy
The learning theories of self-directed learning and lifelong learning can inform the practice of information literacy in higher education for adult learners. These theories lend themselves to the use of autoethnography, ...
To Jupyter and Beyond: Computational Notebooks in the Library
Have you heard of Jupyter? Better yet, have you heard about how computational notebooks can be used to teach technologies and are part of the reproducible science movement? This session will show you the Juptyer platform ...
How To Fulfil All Our Lending and (Our Patrons’) Borrowing Dreams
(Ontario Library Association Super Conference 2020, 2020-01-29)
Collaborative Futures (CF), a project to implement a shared library system for 14 Ontario universities, is about radical collaboration. The CF Shared Resources Working Group will discuss dreaming big to create, sell, and ...
Sequential enzymatic and electrochemical functionalization of bromocyclohexadienediols: Application to the synthesis of (-)-conduritol C
cis-Diene diol obtained from the microbial oxidation of bromobenzene was used as a substrate for the chemoenzymatic acetylation and epoxidation with lipases. The model studies showed that the regiochemistry of the acetylation ...
Videopoetry = Vidéopoésie
(Small Walker Press, 2020)
Canadian digital artist and videopoet Valerie LeBlanc and Canadian poet, musician, and videopoet ******** Daniel H. Dugas have been working together since 1990. Daniel H. Dugas was born in Montréal, QC. Poet, videographer, ...
Brock Science Mentorship Program 2020 Symposium
(Brock University Faculty of Mathematics and Science, 2020-02)
Impacts of Smooth Pigweed (Amaranthus hybridus) on Cover Crops in Southern Ontario
Amaranthushybridus is anoxious weed in Ontario, with demonstrated allelopathic properties that can lead to decreased agricultural production. We tested the germination and growth of ﬁve cover crop species exposed to A. ...
CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Vitellogenin Receptor Knockout Leads to Functional Deficiency in the Reproductive Development of Plutella xylostella
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
The vitellogenin receptor (VgR) belongs to the low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) gene superfamily and plays an indispensable role in Vg transport, yolk deposition, and oocyte development. For this reason, it has ...
Ecological Risk Assessment of Soil Heavy Metals and Pesticide Residues in Tea Plantations
Tea plantations have used many synthetic chemicals to ensure performance and control of pests. This has led to increased contamination of soils and reduced tea growth. We assessed the levels of heavy metals, including Cd, ...
Plant microbiome analysis after Metarhizium amendment reveals increases in abundance of plant growth-promoting organisms and maintenance of disease-suppressive soil
(Public Library of Science, 2020-01)
The microbial community in the plant rhizosphere is vital to plant productivity and disease resistance. Alterations in the composition and diversity of species within this community could be detrimental if microbes suppressing ...