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Dormant seeds in the soil detect and respond to seasonal changes in soil temperature by changing their sensitivity to plant hormones.
Plant seeds represent a special biological system: They remain in a dormant state with a significantly reduced metabolism and are thus able to withstand harsh environmental conditions for extended periods.
Road maintenance may accidentally spread the seeds of invasice plants, according to Penn State researchers.
The genetic 'wiring' that helps a seed to decide on the perfect time to germinate has been revealed by scientists for the first time.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Socially conscious shoppers are latching on to a new gardening trend this spring - and it's not only fashionable flowers or subliminal scents.
A Los Angeles photographer has developed a technique to create extremely detailed images of flowers. Using technology used by NASA on Mars, David Leaserâ€™s innovative Nightflowers collection shows large scale botanicals with such detail you can literally see the pollen glistening on the stamens.
Plants producing flower pollen must not leave anything to chance.
A study yields a new model that can help managers calculate when plants will burst bud under different climate scenarios.
New research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides new insights into flowering plants' genetic origins, an evolutionary innovation that quickly gave rise to many diverse flowering plants more than 130 million years ago.
Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...
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