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Long-Term Plant-Monitoring Program Digitized By Arizona Researchers
2013-04-30 10:04:51

More than a hundred years of growth data on individual plants has been digitized by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona’s Tumamoc Hill. The team has made this data available for study by people around the globe.

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2010-04-26 08:02:42

NSF-supported researchers study the germination of plants in the Sonoran Desert to determine the impact of the later arrival of winter rains.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.