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Plant cell biology Blue light gives CRY the blues - Nature.com


Nature.com
The cryptochrome (CRY) photoreceptors mediate light or photoperiodic regulation of plant development, but how light regulates CRY activity is not clear. In Arabidopsis thaliana, CRY2 is activated by blue light and interacts with signalling partners to ...

Six maps that show the anatomy of America's vast infrastructure - Washington Post


Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump's plan to invest about $550 billion in new infrastructure projects across the country was a central theme in his campaign. “We're going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none. And we ...

Bellefonte girls enjoy exploring plant biology - Lock Haven Express


Lock Haven Express
14 through Nov. 16 for Bellefonte Elementary fifth-graders. This year's first session focused on the topic of plant biology. Other sessions will follow throughout the school year at Bellefonte and the plan is to also engage with Benner Elementary this ...

Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps

Oakland - United States

Includes maps from all over the world.

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United Kingdom

Compilation of information on the geographic distribution of many species in this region.

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
United Kingdom

Enter a family, genus, or genus and species to see accepted names and world distribution of plants in 150 families. Maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Surrey, UK.

Vegetation Ecology at Bern
Switzerland

Forest and grassland ecology at the University of Bern.

Eastern Mojave Vegetation
United States

Vegetation of Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California, and autoecology of Swertia albomarginata, Coleogyne ramosissima, and Salvia dorrii .

International Association for Vegetation Science
United Kingdom

A worldwide group of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of vegetation. Includes details of membership, association journals, meetings, jogs and other resources.

Hong Kong Flora and Vegetation
Hong Kong

Discusses plant diversity and adaptations and how plants improve the air and water quality, prevent soil erosion and water runoff, and provide food and shelter for the local fauna. Includes information on plant study sites and trails chosen by the Quality Education Fund and a checlist of plant species.

United States

From the Digital Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah.

USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program
United States

Cooperative effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service to classify, describe, and map vegetation communities in more than 270 national park units across the United States.

Canada

Web-based software for creating, editing, annotating, and storing biological signaling pathways, doing consistency checks when integrating data from multiple sources, producing biomolecular network maps, and integrating pathways with protein-protein interaction data.

Right Whale Data and Maps
United States

Extensive information from the western North Atlantic, including sighting reports, Right Whale recovery plans, and whale watch guidelines, and reports on entangled whales.