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January 18, 2019

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January 18, 2019

Scientists Identify How Plants Sense Temperature

Jan. 14, 2019 — A UC Riverside researcher is leading a team exploring how plants respond to ... read more

How Does Your Garden Grow in Space?

Dec. 19, 2018 — Understanding how plants respond to microgravity is critical to providing fresh food during space exploration initiatives. Researchers compared two methods - RNA-Seq and microarray -- of analyzing ... read more

Gene Identified With a Key Role in Plant Adaptation to Fluctuating Soil Salinity Levels

Dec. 18, 2018 — Researchers have identified modifications in a sodium transporter gene with key consequences for plants needing to adapt to fluctuating soil salinity. The research can help to improve the ... read more

Dec. 18, 2018 — More than two-thirds of Canada's biodiversity is made up of species that occur within the country's borders only at the very northern edge of their range. Biologists have long debated how ... read more

Dec. 17, 2018 — Scientists offer novel insights into why and how wind-pollinated plants have evolved from insect-pollinated ancestors, and what it might mean for a potential pollination crisis. They found that ... read more

A Method to Monitor Indoor Crop Health No Matter What Planet You're on

Dec. 17, 2018 — Scientists are using the single-image normalized difference vegetation index (SI-NDVI), a popular metric of plant health and photosynthetic rate originally developed for satellite-based monitoring of ... read more

Dec. 17, 2018 — Climate change threatens plants as the risks of flooding increase. A new study shows that special genes are key to keeping plants from withering, remaining healthy and resistant to a lack of oxygen ... read more

Plants Don't Like Touch: Green Thumb Myth Dispelled

Dec. 17, 2018 — Research has found that plants are extremely sensitive to touch and that repeated touching can significantly retard growth. The findings could lead to new approaches to optimizing plant growth and ... read more

Dec. 13, 2018 — Researchers have revealed how the mixture of chemical weapons deployed by plants keeps marauding insects off base better than a one-note defense. This insight goes beyond the ecological convention of ... read more

Dec. 13, 2018 — Scientists are revising the history of one of the world's most important crops. Drawing on genetic and archaeological evidence, researchers have found that a predecessor of today's corn ... read more

Dec. 12, 2018 — Plant biologists have discovered a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones. The discovery, long sought by plant breeders and geneticists, could make it easier to propagate ... read more

Dec. 12, 2018 — Researchers have discovered that living plants are literally 'green' power source: they can generate, by a single leaf, more than 150 Volts, enough to simultaneously power 100 LED light ... read more

Dec. 11, 2018 — Regulators worldwide currently use honeybees as the sole model species failing to account for potential threats posed by agrochemicals to the full diversity of bee species from bumblebees to solitary ... read more

Dec. 11, 2018 — Researchers have genetically transformed the Common Primrose (Primula vulgaris) for the first time in a development that could shed light on one of the plant world's most renowned reproductive ... read more

Nuclear Events Make a Flower Bloom

Dec. 11, 2018 — Researchers report AGAMOUS and CRABS CLAW partner in a feed-forward system to terminate the floral meristem and form the gynoecium in Arabidopsis plants. The findings give new understanding on the ... read more

Dec. 10, 2018 — Researchers have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in the leaves of the plant Nicotiana benthamiana. These proteins are promising ... read more

Invasive Species and Habitat Loss Our Biggest Biodiversity Threats

Dec. 10, 2018 — Invasive species and habitat loss are the biggest threats to Australian biodiversity, according to new research. Australia was rich in unique biodiversity, but has had a poor track record since ... read more

Dec. 7, 2018 — Nature is so complex that natural molecules used for i.e. cancer treatment still can't be produced by chemical synthesis. Today, major chemical and pharmaceutical companies harvest large amounts ... read more

Dec. 5, 2018 — Young aphids may ride on the backs of adult aphids to get back to the safety of a host plant quicker, according to a new ... read more

Dec. 5, 2018 — Scientists have characterized multiple functions of benzoxazinoids in wheat: The toxic form of the substances makes the plant directly resistant to lepidopteran larvae, whereas a less toxic form ... read more

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