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Latest Plant physiology Stories

2010-12-06 21:14:18

Nonindigenous insects and pathogens continue to become established in US forests with regularity despite regulations intended to prevent this.

2010-12-03 07:12:25

Children with autism are much more likely to have deficits in their ability to produce cellular energy than typically developing children.

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2010-11-17 11:52:12

UA graduate student Benjamin Blonder may have solved the mystery of how leaf vein patterns correlate with use of sunlight, carbon and other nutrients.

2010-11-16 21:40:08

According to a popular hypothesis, grasses such as maize, sugar cane, millet and sorghum got their evolutionary start as a result of a steep drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during the Oligocene epoch, more than 23 million years ago.

2010-11-15 20:45:36

A new analysis of fossilized grass-pollen grains deposited on ancient European lake and sea bottoms 16-35 million years ago reveals that C4 grasses evolved earlier than previously thought.

2010-11-04 01:17:22

Photosynthesis is arguably the most impressive feat of nature, where plants harvest light energy and convert it into the building blocks of life at fantastically high efficiency.

2010-10-25 13:25:38

A popular cancer drug could be produced cheaply and sustainably using stem cells derived from trees, a study suggests.

2010-09-29 08:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT & Berlin/Stuttgart: WTC) is pleased to announce the receipt of Patent 7,762,715. "This patent marks a milestone in building our patent portfolio," states Roman Gordon, CEO of CTI.

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2010-09-28 14:32:35

TAU measures the effect of dew on desert plants.

2010-09-27 17:25:27

Flowering plants produce nectar to attract insect pollinators.


Latest Plant physiology Reference Libraries

International Journal of Biometeorology
2012-04-29 20:58:31

The International Journal of Biometeorology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the International Society of Biometeorology. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications on studies examining the interactions between living organisms and factors of the natural and artificial physical environment. It publishes articles in the following fields: Earth and environmental science, life...

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2009-04-23 11:07:34

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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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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