Latest Polygonaceae Stories
Some introduced (i.e. non-native) plants become abundant, threaten species richness and the well-functioning of ecosystems, the economy, or health (plant invasion).
Crooked Brook is now offering custom Organic Buckwheat Hull Pillows
Invasive species which have the potential to destroy biodiversity and influence global change could be tracked and controlled in the same way as wanted criminals.
According to the Weed Science Society of America, weeds threaten the native vegetation growing along millions of miles of our nationâ€™s waterways -- undermining the ability of these "riparian"
More than half of the world's population now lives in cities, yet we know little about how urbanization affects biodiversity.
Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain.
Israeli scientists say they have discovered the self-watering mechanism of the Negev desert rhubarb, which harvests 16 times more water than other plants. Researchers at the University of Haifa-Oranim said the desert rhubarb grows in the mountains of Israel's Negev desert, where average precipitation is particularly low.
Scientists in Britain believe a Japanese plant-eating predator may help solve the problem of a â€œsuperweedâ€ that is now spreading across the country.
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Scaletta MD and Mark Reiter MD MBA announce the launch of Emergency Excellence (EmEx). EmEx is dedicated to making emergency department visits safer and faster -- raising the bar for emergency care nationwide.