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Research pinpoints how plants know when to flower
2012-05-28 06:11:52

Scientists believe they've pinpointed the last crucial piece of the 80-year-old puzzle of how plants "know" when to flower.

Barley Takes A Leaf Out Of Reindeer's Book In The Land Of The Midnight Sun
2012-05-11 08:15:25

Barley grown in Scandinavian countries is adapted in a similar way to reindeer to cope with the extremes of day length at high latitudes.

2012-03-27 23:03:11

Valoya Ltd, a leading provider of LED lights for horticultural use, was chosen by the University of Helsinki, Finland, for their strawberry cultivation without sunlight. Helsinki,

2010-09-20 22:47:54

When consumers visit garden centers in spring they will most likely buy flowering ornamental plants that are ready for their home gardens.

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2010-06-30 07:37:43

Scientists have uncovered a new piece in the puzzle about why some plants flower in spring/autumn and some in summer.

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2010-03-25 13:14:45

Research published in the journal Genetics allows scientists to overcome barrier for effective crossbreeding of tropical and temperate strains of corn.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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