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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.