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While researching methods to increase the already well-recognized anti-cancer properties of broccoli, researchers at the University of Illinois also found a way to prolong the vegetable’s shelf life.
In response to an article published on The Washington Post, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, discusses a new study showing that vegetables are responsive
Plants produce toxins to defend themselves against potential enemies, from herbivorous pests to diseases.
Worldwide cabbage farmers have vast problems with the diamond-back moth.
New research has found that if you want some of the many health benefits associated with eating broccoli or other cruciferous vegetables, you need to eat the real thing – a key phytochemical in these vegetables is poorly absorbed and of far less value if taken as a supplement.
Plants are continually exposed to herbivore attack.
Like most invasive plants introduced to the U.S. from Europe and other places, garlic mustard first found it easy to dominate the natives. A new study indicates that eventually, however, its primary weapon â€“ a fungus-killing toxin injected into the soil â€“ becomes less potent.
High ozone conditions cause a 30% decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of toxic compounds within oilseed rape plants.
By Afsharypuor, Suleiman; Jamali, Mariam Abstract Volatile constituents of the dried flowering aerial parts, fruits and roots of Cardaria draba L. collected after hydrolysis were analyzed by GC and GC/MS.
Bittercress (Barbarea vulgaris), also commonly known as Herb Barbara, Rocketcress, Yellow Rocketcress, Winter Rocket, and Wound Rocket, is a European biennial herb. This plant displays a rosette of shiny, dark green leaves at the base and additional pinnately divided leaves on the stem. In the spring, yellow flowers originate in tightly packed terminal groups just above the foliage. Bittercress grows wildly as a weed in many parts of North America. The flowers can be in bloom May...
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