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Golf-Course Fungicide Could Produce Smaller, Environmentally Friendly Corn Plants
2012-05-16 06:27:57

A fungicide commonly used on golf courses could hold the key to producing miniaturized corn plants which require less water and fertilizer to grow and be more environmentally friendly, a researcher at Purdue University in Indiana has discovered.

For Stronger Corn, Make It All Female
2011-12-01 05:00:02

A Purdue University researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops.


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'.