Biology News
China's caves are hiding plants that exist nowhere else in the world - Washington Post

Washington Post
At first glance, a cave doesn't seem the likeliest home for exotically lush flora. It's dark, damp and dingy, more likely to host sparkly stalagmites than bristly bushes. It turns out, though, that China's caverns play host to a stunning variety of ...

Plant Physiology Can Be Deceiving - Canyon News - LA Canyon News

LA Canyon News
Do you know that potatoes are neither tubers nor roots, but modified stems known as 'stolons'? Many seemingly familiar plants can be surprisingly deceptive.

'Lab rats of molecular biology' find home on campus - Cornell Chronicle

Cornell Chronicle
Fruit flies in your kitchen are an annoyance, but fruit flies in a research lab play a vital role in advancing our understanding of biology. Some scientists refer to the fruit fly species Drosophila melanogaster as the lab rat of molecular biology ...

Horticulture and Home Pest News

Ames - United States

Season-specific information from Iowa State University on plant pathology, horticulture and insect pests.

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    IC-501( 2) -- February 3, 2010 | Horticulture and Home Pest News

Scirpus Horticulture
United States

Very brief descriptions of selected species, and information on growing and propagating Scirpus plants.

United States

Dedicated to the advancement of zoo horticulture in zoological parks, gardens and aquariums. Includes membership and board information and helpful links.

Virginia Tech Horticulture Gardens
United States
Aggie Horticulture: African Violets
United States

Links to general resources, discussion groups, pictures, and organizations expressing interest in the popular, attractive plant.

Biology News: Latest Health and Biology News Articles
United States

Recent articles and headlines from the biological sciences, biotechnology and related fields.


Covers entomology, nematology, weed science, biological control, plant pathology, and other aspects of pest management.

Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Provides plant disease diagnoses, nematode counts, and insect and plant identifications. Contains information on submission of samples, fact sheets, and guidelines on nematode and Verticillium (in soil) control.

Terminix Pest Library - Termites
United States

Images, characteristics, behavior, habitat, and control of different types of termites.

Integrated Pest Management in Schools
United States

Identification and control of silverfish, firebrats, and booklice.

United States

Lists mistletoe identification, its life cycle and biology, management information, and more.