Possible Subjects

  • alfalfa (Medicago sativa) – competition with grasses, germination
  • annual ryegrass (Lolium species) – guttation, response to fertilizer or herbicide
  • Bacteria (Acinetobacter calcoaceticus) – genetic transformation, recombinant DNA, antibiotic sensitivity, exponential growth, disinfectant sensitivity
  • beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) – translocation, phototropism, geotropism, calories in seeds, germination, growth and development
  • bread mold (Rhizopus nigrans) – spore production, preservative sensitivity
  • celery (Apium graveolens) – translocation, transpiration, xylem anatomy
  • corn (Zea mays) – growth density, salinity sensitivity, genetics
  • duckweed (Wolffia globosa) – reproduction, chemical sensitivity
  • fast plants (Brassica rapa) – genetics, growth & development, variation, physiology, flowering
  • lettuce (Latuca sativa) – photoperiodism, germination
  • mold (Penicillium notatum) – antibiotics, enzymes
  • onion (Allium cepa) – mitosis, root growth
  • peas (Pisium sativum) – nutation, growth & development, seed respiration, germination, growth and development
  • potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) – diffusion, osmosis, starch production, enzymes
  • radish (Raphanus sativus) – etiolation, factors effecting germination
  • sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica) – nyctinasty, “sleep movement”, motion response
  • sunflower (Helianthus annus) – heliotropism, growth rate, growth & development
  • tall fescue (Festuca species) – guttation, fertilizer response, herbicide response
  • tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) – growth & development, flower & fruit formation
  • Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula) – carnivorous behavior, nitrogen deprivation
  • water weed (Elodea canadensis) – photosynthesis, cytoplasmic streaming, chloroplast movement
  • yeast – (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) respiration, reproduction, enzyme kinetics
  • yeast – (Sordaria) genetics