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Invasive Pests Compromise Native Trees' Ability To Recover From Guam's Severe Storms
2014-01-31 14:13:15

Guam experiences more tropical cyclones than any other state or territory in the United States. These cyclones--called typhoons in the western Pacific Ocean--can be devastating to Guam's dense native forests.

Urban Residential Desert Landscapes Classified By Researchers
2013-11-19 12:45:38

A new study contains valuable information for homeowners and horticulturalists that live and work in desert regions.

Propagation Study Shows Novel Native Species Have Potential As Wholesale Nursery Additions
2013-10-21 13:19:10

As consumer interest in native plants increases, nursery growers are challenged to expand their product range by adding new native species to their collections.

2011-12-14 19:48:57

Scientists know that plants can actually "sense" day length, and "schedule" their growth to coincide with specific environmental conditions.

2011-04-04 17:34:10

Stressed out? Spend some time with Mother Nature.

2010-12-29 14:00:56

Apricots are important to Turkey, the country where more apricot crops are grown and exported than anywhere in the world.

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2010-09-09 08:25:00

A research team led by Cary Pirone from the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University has identified bilirubin in the popular Bird of Paradise plant.

2010-04-16 13:41:41

Trinexapac-ethyl proves effective during prolonged periods of drought stress.

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2010-04-16 09:50:00

Texas program found effective in augmenting pecan sales.

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2009-12-11 11:18:26

Wild Malus orientalis—species of wild apples that could be an ancestor of today's domesticated apples—are native to the Middle East and Central Asia.


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