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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
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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