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2011-03-05 11:05:00

Spring is coming soon and with it the timeless quest for morels.

2011-03-03 00:00:28

Envera announced today that it acquired Bio-Blast, the first biological termaticide approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, from Agro Power Development, Inc. Coatesville, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 Envera announced today that it acquired Bio-Blast, the first biological termaticide approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

2011-03-02 21:30:26

Four new Brazilian species in the genus Ophiocordyceps have been published in the online journal PLoS ONE.

2011-03-02 16:54:03

Researchers have come closer to understanding how a common fungus "makes its living in the soil," which could lead to its possible "career change" as a therapeutic agent for plant and human health.

2011-02-11 19:39:16

Leafcutter ants, signature denizens of New World tropical forests, are unique in their ability to harvest fresh leaves to cultivate a nutrient-rich fungus as food.

2011-02-10 09:33:00

VISTA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ECOB) announced today that the company's Patent Pending WoodSurfaceFilm(TM) treatment demonstrated the ability to inhibit the growth of mold and the production of mycotoxins on lumber products.

2011-02-07 13:43:39

Since the days of Darwin, the "tree of life" has been the preeminent metaphor for the process of evolution, reflecting the gradual branching and changing of individual species.

2011-02-07 07:00:00

LONDON, NEW YORK and HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings L.P.

2011-01-24 18:23:29

The success of a fungal pathogen in becoming a persistent and opportunistic source of infection in human beings may be due to a mating strategy that can best be described as "don't be too choosy."

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2011-01-20 06:42:08

A species of amoeba -- Dictyostelium discoideum -- has shown primitive farming behavior as it travels along, according to a new study.


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2005-09-07 18:11:11

Leafcutter ants are found in warmer regions of Central and South America. These remarkable social insects have evolved an advanced agricultural system. They feed on a specialized fungus that grows only in the underground chambers of the ants' nest. The ants actively cultivate their fungus, feeding it with freshly-cut vegetation and maintaining it free from pests and weeds. This is done by a symbiotic relationship with a colony of bacteria that grows on the ants that protect the fungus. The...

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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'