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'Nature calls' upon youth to protect flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
Chief Conservator of Forests and Project Tiger Field Director S. Saravanan explained to the students the importance of protecting the flora and fauna on the hills. The students planted 10,000 saplings. As many as 2,500 seed balls were dropped in the ...

Brazil's plant biodiversity still not fully present in its seed banks - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Boasting 54 hectares (133 acres) and more than 7,000 trees and plants, it is a favorite spot for visitors to roam and discover some of Brazil's impressive biodiversity. But in addition to being a calming, beautiful green space for leisure, the Rio de ...

35000 papers in the biomedical literature might need retracting - Chemistry World


Chemistry World
The two-pronged analysis looked at 960 papers submitted from 2009–2016 to Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) and found that 6.1% of these contained inappropriately duplicated images. Of these, 10% were eventually retracted from MCB. A sample of ...

Seed Images

United States

Identification database containing pictures and descriptions all of the seeds required to pass the Registered Seed Technologists examination and the Association of Official Seed Analyst's Certification. Maintained by Colorado State University Seed Programs.

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Seed Biology
United States

Details of program and research at the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University.

Seed Proteome
France

Provides information on a proteomic study of Arabidopsis thaliana covering the biochemical and genetic mechanisms that control seed dormancy and seed longevity, and that regulate the transition from quiescence to highly active metabolism during germination and seedling establishment.

Seed Biotechnology Center
United States

Promoting interaction between industry and the research and educational resources, in aspects such as plant breeding, genomics and regulating transgenic crops, at the University of California, Davis.

Seed Biology Place
Germany

Explains anatomy, germination, dormancy, after-ripening, including +?-1,3-glucanase biochemistry during endosperm rupture and coat-enhanced dormancy of tobacco. Includes PDF of publications from Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany.

Seed Science Research
United Kingdom

Official journal of the International Society for Seed Science, publishing original papers and review articles on the physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology and ecology of seeds.

Wind River Seed
United States

Source for native and reclamation seed in the western mountain and Great Plains regions of North America.

Seed Biology Place
Germany

Explains anatomy, germination, dormancy, after-ripening, including +?-1,3-glucanase biochemistry during endosperm rupture and coat-enhanced dormancy of tobacco. Includes PDF of publications from Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany.

The Seed Biology Place
United Kingdom

Website Gerhard Leubner seed biology lab: seed germination, dormancy, after-ripening, -1, 3-glucanase, endosperm weakening, seed technology, hormones, reactive oxygen, etc..

Field Studies of Seed Biology
Canada

Abstract on land management, linking to PDF of handbook from the forest science program, published by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests.

IJBP Seed Biology Laboratory
France

Research on biosynthesis and role of abscisic acid in physiology, metabolism and maturation of the seed, identification of genes involved in germination control, and development in Arabidopsis. Administered by INRA at Versailles, France.