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2012-02-17 04:22:52

Pollen recovered in a 2,500-year-old garden helps reconstruct a paradise of exotic plants, say TAU researchers.

2012-02-03 12:54:20

Compromises between quantity and quality are common in animals, but do the same tradeoffs hold true for plants and their flowers?

2012-01-17 08:00:00

High pollen counts were recorded in many parts of the country this year, spelling trouble for American allergy sufferers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 17,

2011-12-21 11:41:39

Hay fever (runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes) is caused by an allergy to pollen, and most commonly to grass pollen.

For Stronger Corn, Make It All Female
2011-12-01 05:00:02

A Purdue University researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops.

2011-11-11 14:16:18

In plants that rely on animals for pollination, the number of seeds they produce, or their relative fitness, is influenced by pollinator visits and the successful deposition of pollen.

2011-06-28 20:52:55

A cellulose powder has been used increasingly for many years against allergic rhinitis.

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Gives drivers hands-free access to forecasts for allergy, asthma, cold and cough, and ultraviolet sensitivity. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Pollen.com, the most visited allergy site on the Web, demonstrated today at Ford’s Media Forum: Health & Wellness Connectivity its iPhone Allergy Alert app for Ford’s dashboard SYNC in-car connectivity system, which is aimed at reducing driver distraction.


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2005-06-08 20:47:33

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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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'.