Monday, October 14, 2019
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Methods in belowground botany

Plant root systems play a crucial role in ecosystems, radically impacting everything from nutrient cycling to species composition. Despite their importance, scientists...

It’s not easy being green

Despite how essential plants are for life on Earth, little is known about how parts of plant cells orchestrate growth and greening....

Superweed resists another class of herbicides, study finds

URBANA, Ill. - We've all heard about bacteria that are becoming resistant to multiple types of antibiotics. These are the so-called superbugs perplexing...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

Switchgrass hybrid yields insights into plant evolution

Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than...

Lettuce have it! Machine learning for cr-optimization

At Earlham Institute (EI), artificial intelligence based techniques such as machine learning is moving from being merely an exciting premise to having...

UNM scientist makes case for stabilizing forest carbon to help mitigate...

There's no doubt that climate change is affecting ecosystems as well as the lifestyles of plants and animals around the globe. As temperatures rise,...

U of G researchers discover meat-eating plant in Ontario, Canada

Call it the "Little Bog of Horrors." In what is believed to be a first for North America, biologists at the University of...

Emerging frontiers in phenological research

As climate change looms, we urgently need to understand how ecosystems will respond. Plant phenology, or the timing of developmental events like flowering,...

Scientists crack origin of the Persian walnut

Prized worldwide for its high-quality wood and rich flavor of delicious nuts, the Persian walnut ( Juglans regia) is an important economic crop....