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2006-07-10 16:15:00

Climate warming could spell disaster for much of the multibillion-dollar U.S. wine industry. Areas suitable for growing premium wine grapes could be reduced by 50 percent - and possibly as much as 81 percent - by the end of this century, according to a study Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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2006-06-15 07:31:05

Missouri State University researchers hope to apply genetic technology to make cultivated wine grapes as hardy as their wild cousins.


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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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