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Certain Fruits Can Fight Against Obesity
2012-06-19 08:51:04

Walking in the aisle of a produce section of a supermarket, you’ll be bombarded by a variety of fragrant smells and bright colors. With so many choices these days, it can be quite difficult to pick out the best healthy fruits and veggies.

2012-03-14 09:46:58

Researchers at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde have developed a more accurate technique than traditional methods for estimating the age of white-tailed bucks, said a Texas AgriLife Research scientist at the center.

2012-02-17 15:00:00

Focal points are improved yield, quality and stress tolerance Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Bayer CropScience and Texas AgriLife Research,

2011-12-13 11:50:40

At least one person admits that the extreme heat in Texas this year was beneficial.

2011-09-27 14:31:43

A sorghum hybrid that does not flower and accumulates as much as three times the amount of stem and leaf matter may help the bioenergy industry.

Image 1 - Scientists Making Better Melons
2011-09-20 10:24:22

With the extended statewide dry spell, researchers at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde and elsewhere have been focusing their attention on improving varieties of more drought-tolerant crops, particularly melons.

2011-07-25 23:40:05

Around the globe, many nations are realizing that the potential for bioterrorism isn't just about the U.S., officials say.

2011-07-07 00:48:37

Just as corn and peanuts stunned the world decades ago with their then-newly discovered multi-beneficial uses and applications, Texas AgriLife Research scientists in Corpus Christi think microalgae holds even more promise.

2011-06-27 12:38:02

As billion-dollar agricultural losses continue to mount in the withering Texas heat, Texas AgriLife Research scientists in Corpus Christi are taking a closer look at why some cotton varieties do better than others in drought conditions.

2010-12-07 13:46:22

A team of Texas AgriLife Research engineers has developed a way to cut by as much as half the amount of irradiation needed to kill 99.999 percent of salmonella, E. coli and other pathogens on fresh produce.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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