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Article ID: 558041

Nanotubes Fast Forward Seed Germination

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Nanotechnologists and Biologists advance germination of seeds by adding carbon nanotubes in the growing medium, an enhancement with implications for plant-based biofuel production.

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28-Oct-2009 3:30 PM EDT
Newswise: How Do We Fund Plant Breeding?

Article ID: 557897

How Do We Fund Plant Breeding?

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

Plant breeding industry stakeholders discuss public-private partnerships; commercialization strategies now driving public programs; the impact of foundations in targeted support for cultivar development; and national and global programs that may help build industry capacity and public support in a Nov. 5 symposium in Pittsburgh.

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27-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Expert to Discuss Phosphorus’ Impact on ‘Dead Zone’ off Gulf of Mexico

Article ID: 557872

Expert to Discuss Phosphorus’ Impact on ‘Dead Zone’ off Gulf of Mexico

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A lecture on Nov. 3 in Pittsburgh will highlight the role of phosphorus in wetlands, including the Gulf of Mexico’s hypoxia zone/dead zone in the Mississippi River basin. In addition to an overview of current research, suggestions for realistic management techniques that balance wetland ecosystems and landscape functions will also be discussed.

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27-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Plenary Lecturers Share Science and Policy Perspectives

Article ID: 557885

Plenary Lecturers Share Science and Policy Perspectives

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A distinguished group of international experts in agricultural research, science policy, and soil science will present daily lectures under the common theme of sustainability during the 2009 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings, Nov. 1-5 in Pittsburgh, PA.

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27-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 557881

Can Bumble Bees Fill Pollination Void?

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

A recent study at Oregon State University has shown that native bumble bee species have high pollination and seed production levels in red clover. These findings offer promise for alternative crop pollinators, as the population of European honey bee in the US declines

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26-Oct-2009 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 557715

Carrots in Space: Fresh Food for Astronauts on Its Way

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

New research indicates that astronauts will soon have their own gardens aboard the International Space Station with the ability to grow vitamin A-rich carrots in space, according to a study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists.

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21-Oct-2009 12:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 557399

Plants Can Recognize Their Siblings, and Researchers Have Discovered How

University of Delaware

Plants may not have eyes and ears, but they can recognize their siblings, and researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered how.The ID system lies in the roots and the chemical cues they secrete.

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14-Oct-2009 3:00 PM EDT

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