Latest Abiotic stress Stories
As the Earth’s human population marches toward 9 billion, the need for hardy new varieties of grain crops has never been greater.
Rice â€“ which provides nearly half the daily calories for the worldâ€™s population â€“ could become adapted to climate change and some catastrophic events by colonizing its seeds or plants with the spores of tiny naturally occurring fungi, just-published U.S. Geological Survey-led research shows.
Just as monarch butterflies depend on circadian cues to begin their annual migration, so do plants to survive freezing temperatures.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).