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Pollen Can Protect Mahogany From Extinction
2012-04-04 03:28:58

New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world's most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from extinction.

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.


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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
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.