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The discovery of a new gene could lead to better bug-resistant plants.
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Salk findings of a key genetic mechanism in plant hormone signaling may help save crops from stress and help address human hunger
Researchers from Emory University recently discovered that acai has the ability to counteract oxidative stress and lengthen the lifespan of fruit flies.
The government’s "Choose MyPlate" recommendations for healthy eating provide a simple, visual explanation for building healthy, balanced meals.
Climacteric and non-climacteric fruits react differently to the plant hormone ethylene
Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...
Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...
The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).