Emily Thyroff

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  • Time Zone
    Hawaiian-Aleutian Standard Time Time zone in Hawaii (GMT-10)

  • Organization
    University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

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  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    Keep your curiosity alive and remind yourself what first interested you in a science career. It also helps to write down your goals goals to help remind you of your interest and curiosity.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Profile Question 3
    Can you share a funny/interesting lab or field story?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    One time I was hiking to my experimental field sites in West Virginia and I was eating black raspberries along the way. I eventually realized a black bear had the same idea I did and we had been unknowingly walking towards each other. The bear, however, realized before I did and quickly ran away and I sang songs out loud the rest of the way to my field sites to make my presence aware to any other bears in the area!

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Recent Posts

Leaf it to Spinach Emily Thyroff
said

Hi Team, I'm glad I could help and best of luck with you endeavors as well. I hope you keep pursuing science!

Emily

bacsbermanfall2017 project 15 Emily Thyroff
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I'm looking forward to hearing how this experiment goes! I think it will be interesting to explore. Why are you changing the color of the light? Does it have to do with knowing plants require certain types of light? Light with different…

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Leaf it to Spinach Emily Thyroff
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Hi Amanda,

Thanks for the answers and sharing the files! I have a better idea of what you did and data collected. I hope you all have enjoyed and learned during this experiment.

I wonder if some of the seeds were not viable and regardless of…

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