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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 ...

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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

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