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2010-07-20 08:41:35

In the battle against soil fungi that discolor horseradish roots and can render the entire crop unsellable, one researcher found that subjecting the roots to hot water before planting was most effective in killing the pathogen in propagative root stocks.

2005-02-15 13:12:05

Radishes: you've probably never given them much thought, or respect, for that matter. They're crunchy, a little spicy, and add some color to your salad. But they're not exactly a dietary staple, and growing them certainly isn't rocket science -- or is it? Surprisingly, at NASA the two are related.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").