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2014-04-01 15:05:38

As the Earth’s human population marches toward 9 billion, the need for hardy new varieties of grain crops has never been greater.

2011-07-13 23:33:57

Rice – which provides nearly half the daily calories for the world’s population – 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.

2011-04-12 14:47:31

Just as monarch butterflies depend on circadian cues to begin their annual migration, so do plants to survive freezing temperatures.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.