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11-30-2022
Plants reprogram their cells to fight pathogens
During war, factories often retool to support the needs of the combatants. For instance, assembly lines change course from producing car parts to machine guns, or from building washing machines to aircraft engines. According to a new study led by Duke University, plants are capable of shifting from peacetime to wartime production too. Plants are frequently under attack from viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. Each year, over 15 percent of crop yields are lost to bacterial and fungal diseases, costing the global economy about $220 billion. However,...
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11-08-2016
Gene network controls how flowers and plants grow
A gene network controls how flowers and plants grow, according...
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11-07-2016
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands. Avocados have...
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11-05-2016
Caribbean coral reef study reveals symbiotic relationship
A new Caribbean coral reef study reveals the symbiotic relationship...
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11-02-2016
Urban forest planning simplified by new database
Urban forest planning has been simplified by a new manual...
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11-02-2016
New genetically engineered potatoes approved by USDA
Genetically engineered potatoes have been approved by U.S. Dept of...
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11-01-2016
Mexican avocado deforestation: orchards to blame
Mexican avocado deforestation: world authorities voice concerns as forests are...
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11-01-2016
Microsatellite can help reduce plant research costs
A new microsatellite resource helps in keeping plant research costs...
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11-01-2016
Golfers beware – new golf course fungal disease
Golfers beware – a new golf course fungal disease is...
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10-31-2016
Drones elevate ecological research
Drones elevate ecological research, a new report out today reports,...
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10-28-2016
Plant hormone evolution
Plant hormone evolution is the focus of a new study....
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10-27-2016
The science behind fall leaf colors
Fall leaf colors are not a simple matter as scientists...
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