Jeremy Daniel Rentsch

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Eastern

  • Organization
    Francis Marion University

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    I perform plant / pollinator experiments and arabidopsis knockout mutation experiments and phenotyping.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    Yucca species! Their pollination mutualism with pollinating moths captivates me.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    The inquiry. You get to come up with your own research questions, figure out the best way to answer those questions, and potentially be the first person ever to find out the answer!

  • Profile Question 3
    When and why did you decide to go into a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Very early on! I grew up in a country setting and spent all day (nearly every day) thinking about the plant life I saw around me.

  • Help represent the outreach efforts of your societies. Please click all those organizations you are a member of:
    (not set)

  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    2

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Genetic plant growing project Team Alligator Jeremy Daniel Rentsch

Great! How are they looking? How many leaves? Are floral buds beginning to develop? Pay attention to have flowers develop and how the fruits eventually develop from flowers. 

Genetic plant growing project Team Alligator Jeremy Daniel Rentsch

That's okay. That's an important lesson too. They say 'the does makes the poison'. Something that is generally though of as good (e..g fertilizer) can actually be hazardous in large amounts. Fertilizer can burn roots, for…

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Genetic plant growing project Team Alligator Jeremy Daniel Rentsch

That can be really hard to tell without really precise environmental conditions, like a growth chamber. I mentioned to another group that flowering plant seeds come packed with nutrition for the embryo called endosperm. Not every seed has the same…

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