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As a result of stronger winds caused by global warming, seeds and pollen are being carried over longer distances. An increase in temperature of only a couple of degrees may increase the dispersal of plants in Northern forests and the spread of plant species into forest clearings after felling or forest fires.
Flowers Help Moms De-stress and Offer a Proven Pick-Me-Up for Mother's Day BOGOTA, Colombia, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For over a hundred years, mothers in the United States have been honored on Mother's Day, traditionally celebrated with beautiful bouquets of flowers.
Canadian researchers say they've determined the scent of grapevine flowers comes from pollen grains stored in the anthers, not just the petals. University of British Columbia scientists from the school's Wine Research Center and Michael Smith Laboratories were studying grapes used to produce Cabernet Sauvignon from British Columbia's Okanagan region when they identified a gene that produces and regulates fragrance from the vines' tiny clusters of green blossoms. This was a surprise in...
Purdue University researchers have determined a process that regulates activity of genes that control seed germination and seedling development.
Florverde(R)-Certified Flower Farms Plan to Ship More Than 300 Million Flowers to the U.S. For the Holiday of Love BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although consumer spending may be down, there's one area where many Americans are willing to forego the budget and that's romance.
Only 2 genes make the difference between herbaceous plants and trees.
In a new study, University of Missouri researchers have identified pollen proteins that may contribute to the signaling processes that determine if a plant accepts or rejects individual pollen grains for reproduction.
A team of scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found a way to genetically enhance the scent of flowers and implant a scent in those that don't have one.
Gardeners look forward to the county fair because it's an opportunity to show off the produce they have grown. County fairs throughout the area accept entries from 4-Her's and the general public in their horticulture divisions.
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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