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Can Compost Teas Help Flowers Battle Blight?

Flowers and saplings may find tea refreshing. Compost tea, that is. These teas are made from compost "brewed" for at... Read More

Managing Plant Disease Risk in Diversified Cropping Systems

SYMPOSIUM PAPERS Managing Plant Disease Risk in Diversified Cropping Systems Joseph M. Krupinsky*,a, Karen L. Baileyb,... Read More

Hawaii’s anthurium growers cope with plant disease

March 2006 -- A destructive pathogen is impacting Hawaii's production of anthuriums, a plant known for its heart-shaped... Read More

Hawaii’s anthurium growers cope with plant disease

A destructive pathogen is impacting Hawaii's production of anthuriums, a plant known for its heart-shaped flower and... Read More

Same gene protects from 1 disease, opens door to another

Botanists at Oregon State University have discovered that a single plant gene can cause resistance to one disease at the... Read More

Pasture grass fights wheat fungus danger to plants, animals, people

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A western American pasture grass crossed with wheat can improve resistance to a fungus that can be... Read More

Apple

Apple 1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate... Read More

Unraveling The Mystery Of Modern Potatoes’ Origins

When it comes to veggies, almost everyone can agree on potatoes. But despite its popularity, the common brown potato has a... Read More

Better together: Bacterial endosymbionts are essential for the reproduction of a fungus

Endosymbiotic relationships—in which one organism lives within another—are striking examples of mutualism, and can... Read More

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? – Why it Pays to be Different

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? - Why it Pays to be Different Imagine if every car in the world was... Read More

Balancing male fertility and disease resistance

An international collaboration of researchers, headed by Dr. Shiping Wang (Huazhong Agricultural University, China) has... Read More

Malaria, potato famine pathogen share surprising trait

COLUMBUS , Ohio — Two wildly different pathogens — one that infects vegetables, the other infecting... Read More

GM Breakthrough Could Help Dutch Elm Disease Fight

A team of scientists from the University of Abertay Dundee has grown the world's first genetically modified elm trees.... Read More

Drought tolerance in potatoes

June 2008 -- Climate change is expected to exacerbate drought events throughout the world, resulting in large-scale... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Crab Apple Trees: Long-Term Apple Scab Resistance Remains Elusive, Expert Says

There are hundreds of choices when picking a crabapple tree from the nursery, but a Purdue University expert says only a... Read More

Organic and conventional tomato cropping systems

Organic and conventional tomato cropping systems Wagner BettiolI*; Raquel GhiniI; José Abrahão Haddad GalvãoI; Romildo... Read More

Dopamine

Definition noun, plural: dopamines 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More