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2011-10-15 07:00:00

The Horticultural Website of Dr. agr. Volker Kleinhenz now features a paper on tomato under protected cultivation in the humid tropics. The research for this publication was conducted the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and published in the European Journal of Horticultural Sciences. It also includes his new, professionally designed Curriculum vitae. (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 The paper on "Biomass accumulation and partitioning of tomato under protected cultivation in the humid tropics"...

2006-06-02 15:25:00

WASHINGTON -- Dried-up figs found in what is modern day Israel may have been the first cultivated crop more than 11,000 years ago, researchers said on Friday. Their discovery pushes back the earliest estimates of when agriculture began by 1,000 years. And it suggests that, centuries before they figured out how to plant barley and other crops, people knew how to propagate fruit trees for sweet treats, said researchers Ofer Bar-Yosef of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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