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09-25-2022
Rising temperatures shorten the lifespan of fig tree pollinators
Since they produce fruit all year round, fig trees are essential components of tropical forests, ensuring that there is sufficient food for forest birds and mammals, even during periods when other plants do not bear fruit. However, in order to be able to provide this crucial ecological role, fig trees need to be pollinated by fig wasps – a type of insect measuring two to three millimeters in length, living an average of two to three days, and often flying ten or more kilometers to get from...
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New genetically engineered potatoes approved by USDA
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Mexican avocado deforestation: orchards to blame
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Microsatellite can help reduce plant research costs
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Golfers beware – new golf course fungal disease
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