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As fall fields turn bright with color, what might we learn from roadside rows of sunflowers - and the sunflower seeds widely used to feed birds in colder weather?
Versatile and responsive to management, corn is grown throughout the world for everything from food to animal feed to fuel.
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In addition to being among his most vibrant and celebrated works, Vincent van Gogh's series of sunflower paintings also depict a mutation whose genetic basis has, until now, been a mystery.
The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...