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World Food Prize goes to a Belgian for the first time: The scientist Marc Van Montagu
The Flemish plant scientist Marc Van Montagu is being awarded the "World Food Prize 2013", jointly with the American scientists Mary-Dell Chilton and Robert T. Fraley.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Exploding seeds spark gunfire fear
Police officers were dispatched to Philp St, Hermit Park on Saturday about 2pm after a resident reported hearing the sound of an air rifle being fired.
U.S. botanists rarely eat cantaloupe for breakfast
I'm not a wagering man, nonetheless I'm willing to bet that 99 and 44/100 percent of you have never eaten a "real" cantaloupe.
Sigourney Weaver to Host Thirteen's Treasures of New York: Botanical Gardens, 6/27
For over 120 years, The New York Botanical Garden has served as a natural Haven for New York City dwellers and out-of-town visitors alike.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
QK725 .J37 2013 - Jasmonate signaling : methods and protocols /...
It is now well established that jasmonates, originally identified as the major component of jasmine scent, play a universal role in the plant kingdom and are involved in the regulation of diverse aspects of plant biology, including growth, development, metabolism, and interaction with the environment.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ecological Implications of dividing Plants into Groups with Distinct...
This chapter discusses the ecological implications of dividing plants in groups with distinct photosynthetic production capacities.
Exhibit an ideal marriage between still life and plant life
Plant ecologist Lyn Baldwin and visual artist Ila Crawford don't need to ask that question.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Arabidopsis map-based cloning in the post-genome era.
Map-based cloning is an iterative approach that identifies the underlying genetic cause of a mutant phenotype.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
[Research Article] A Plant Homolog of Animal Glutamate Receptors Is...
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Mon Jun 10, 2013
Top academic to become Deputy Vice Chancellor of York St John University
A TOP academic who has raised more than A 1 million in research grants is to take a leading role at a York university.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Large SNP arrays for genotyping in crop plants.
Genotyping with large numbers of molecular markers is now an indispensable tool within plant genetics and breeding.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Flora alert in heat-cursed, concrete jungles
Flora alert in heat-cursed, concrete jungles - Flowering plants & ferns doing vanishing act from Chotanagpur Plateau region, find RU botanists Unplanned urbanisation and reckless deforestation are not just killing, but wiping out species after species of plants in the Chotanagpur Plateau region, particularly in Ranchi and Latehar.
New Jersey Herald
Cactus master donates collection
In his greenhouse, hundreds of cacti and succulents grow everywhere possible -- in pots, out of the rocky ground and under the tables.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Pine Grove farmer discovers new plant
If you are wandering through a paddock out in Pine Grove, you may stumble upon the newly named plant, the Maireana obrienii .
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Ridges launches campaign for new visitor center
The Ridges Sanctuary kicked off a $3.5 million campaign to raise money for the construction of its new visitor facility in Baileys Harbor.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Improvement of salt and waterlogging tolerance in wheat: comparative...
Improvement of salt and waterlogging tolerance in wheat: comparative physiology of Hordeum marinum - Triticum aestivum amphiploids with their H. marinum and wheat parents Saud A. Alamri A B C , Edward G. Barrett-Lennard A B , Natasha L. Teakle A B E and Timothy D. Colmer A D F A School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, 35 ... (more)
Fri May 31, 2013
DNA Integrity and DNA Polymerase Activity in Deteriorated Maize Embryo Axes
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Poisons and Panaceas: Plants Tell History of Healing
Modern medicine owes a great debt to botany. Plants exploited by ancient apothecaries have given rise to more complex and effective cures, and alkaloids isolated from natural herbs have found their way into the neat little pills people get from the pharmacy today.
Botanical keynote at TRU conference open to public
A keynote address at a botanical conference at TRU on Sunday will explore the possibility of using more plants and plant compounds as medicines.