Witte is currently furthering her education in cellular biosynthesis by interning with Venugopal Mendu, Ph.D. at Texas Tech. At her internship, Witte extracts DNA and conducts polymerase chain reaction analysis to compare the make-up of plants. After graduation, Witte plans to apply for a master’s degree in biotechnology for crop improvement at Texas Tech University.
Middleton grew up with a love for Texas Tech University, with family as both alumni and staff. He is a junior plant and soil science major at Texas Tech.
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Just north of Petersburg, in the High Plains of West Texas, lies what seems to be dry, unmanaged fields. The surface is cracked from the heat, and corn cobs from the past harvest litter the fields. But what actually lies in RN Hopper’s fields is anything but dry and unkempt. Beneath the surface is a world breaming with life and a future in sustainable agriculture.
“The pollinators have a huge importance,” Rendon said. “Out of 124 main total food crops, pollinators account for the pollination and success; so a huge percentage of crops is dependent on these pollinators.”
On Monday, Aug 5, 2015 a crew from the Environmental Protection Agency was cleaning the Gold King Mine […]