Monthly Archives: September 2013

Q&A in AGH635 Course: “If I Want to Do RAPD Marker Analysis in Plants, How Should I Proceed ?”

Understanding how things should be done often helps us design experiment on how to achieve the objectives more efficiently. Therefore, it is always good to try to understand and know how we should proceed in doing something. In a Q … Continue reading

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Kekuatan Khusyu’ Bisa Mengalahkan Kekuatan Otot dan Peralatan Teknologi

Sebagai manusia yang mempunyai jasmani dan rohani maka dua-duanya perlu kita jaga dan pelihara kesegarannya. Penyegaran jasmani (raga) dapat dilakukan dengan berbagai cara seperti olah raga dan rekreasi. Sebaliknya, untuk menyegarkan rohani, maka yang perlu dilakukan adalah memberikan pencerahan, nasehat, … Continue reading

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Q&A in AGH635 Course: “What Have Caused Allele Diversities in RAPD Marker?”

Knowing how things is happening often helps us understand what we are studying. Therefore, it is always good to try to look deeper about what we are reading and try to understand how those stuffs we read are happening. In … Continue reading

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Coconut Germplasm (and In Fact, Other Crops as Well): Either Use it or Loose It!

Indonesia is one of the countries in the world that hold the major plant genetic diversities. We as Indonesians are often very proud with the mega-diversity label attach to our beloved country. However, the real question is “Has the label … Continue reading

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Alternative International Journal – Part 5 : Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture (EJFA)

EJFA is devoted to sharing original basic and applied research articles in the fields of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Sciences (Plant Production & Protection, and Animal Sciences), Human Nutrition, Agribusiness, Consumer Sciences and the Environment. Continue reading

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Q&A in AGH635 Course: Why Is RAPD Marker Called a Dominant Marker?

As I remember, a lecturer in my genetic course introduced the dominant and recessive terminologies when I was in high school a long time ago. These terms again were discussed in more detail when I took my genetic course at … Continue reading

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Q&A in AGH635 Course: In RAPD Marker Analysis – What is Called the Locus and What is the Allele?

The term locus (pl.: loci) is a common terminology associated with a location in the genome of an organism. In the Mendelian genetics, the locus controlling flower color clearly describes a location somewhere in the genome associated with gene(s) controlling … Continue reading

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Q&A in AGH635 Course: What is RAPD Marker and How To Generate the Marker?

One of the early polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based DNA markers develops was RAPD (Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA) marker. In a Q & A session of the AGH635 lecture, one of the student asked the following question: “What is RAPD … Continue reading

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Gambaran Nilai Kejujuran Dalam Hidup Manusia Moderen

Telah menjadi hukum alam bahwa dalam kehidupan manusia, satu generasi yang lebih tua akan digantikan oleh generasi yang lebih muda. Proses regenerasi merupakan keniscayaan yang harus terjadi di semua sisi kehidupan manusia. Yang sering menjadi fenomena menarik adalah bagaimana proses … Continue reading

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Q&A in AGH635 Course: Mendelian Segregation to Estimate Number of Locus and Co-segregation to Evaluate Linkage Between Loci

Once my student taking AGH635. Molecular and Cellular Analysis in Plant Breeding Course raised the following case: “I have collected 200 accessions of plants randomly collected from 20 different provinces in Indonesia. The accessions were brought to and evaluated in … Continue reading

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