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Forage 1. The act of foraging; search for provisions, etc. He lion from forage will incline to play. (Shak) One way a Band... Read More

Plants Tell Caterpillars When It’s Safe To Forage

The world is filled with cues that could influence the daily feeding patterns of an organism. Many plants, for example,... Read More

Bumblebee See, Bumblebee Do

Just as travelers figure out which restaurant is good by the numbers of cars in the parking lot, bumblebees decide which... Read More

Organic Crops Impressively Productive When Compared With Conventionally Grown Crops

March 2008 — Can organic cropping systems be as productive as conventional systems? The answer is an... Read More

Manure Management Effects on Grass Production, Nutritive Content, and Soil Nitrogen for a Grass Silage–Based Dairy Farm

Lynn M. VanWieringena, Joe H. Harrisona, Tamilee Nennicha, Debra L. Davidsona, Lloyd Morgana, Shulin Chenb, Mike Buelerc and... Read More

Sweetclover Production and Agronomy

Sweetclover Production and Agronomy B.P. GOPLEN* *Agriculture Canada Research Station, 107 Science Crescent, Saskatoon,... Read More

Organic milk is cream of the crop

A new study by Newcastle University proves that organic farmers who let their cows graze as nature intended are producing... Read More

‘Weed from hell’ found in Texas

JASPER – An infestation of tropical soda apple, a thorny plant on the federal noxious weed list, has been verified on a... Read More

Scientists Map The Flight Of The Bumblebee

Bumblebees have an incredible homing instinct that allows them to find their way home from up to eight miles away,... Read More

Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

You might call it a tale of "monkey see, monkey do." Researchers at Ohio University have found that after... Read More

Organic corn: Increasing rotation complexity increases yields

Scientists compare organic and conventional grain yields and address production challenges in organic cropping... Read More

Large Reductions In Agricultural Chemical Use Can Still Result In High Crop Yields And Profits

May 8, 2008 — Researchers investigated whether yield, weed suppression, and profit characteristics of low-external-input... Read More

Can Organic Cropping Systems Be As Profitable As Conventional Systems?

April 2009 — Which is a better strategy, specializing in one crop or diversified cropping? Is conventional cropping more... Read More


rescue 1. The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation. Spur to the rescue of the noble... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Living thing

Living Thing Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Reproductive Success of Medicago sativa: Pollen and Resource limitation

Medicago sativa is a perennial flowering plants that belongs to a legume family.  This plant is known in forage... Read More


Maize (Science: botany) a large species of American grass of the genus zea (Z. Mays), widely cultivated as a forage and food... Read More

Rare Ant May Help Solve Some Mysteries Of Social Evolution

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Last fall, ecologists at Ohio State University cracked open an acorn they had found in an Ohio park and... Read More

Slowly-developing primates definitely not dim-witted

DURHAM, N.C. -- Some primates have evolved big brains because their extra brainpower helps them live and reproduce longer,... Read More

Worker Ants Store Fat To Share With Colony Members During Times Of Need

In a fascinating new study from the September/October 2006 issue of Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, Daniel A. Hahn... Read More

Are Animals As Irrational As Humans?

Animals in the wild are constantly confronted with decisions where to nest, who to mate, where the best forage is.... Read More

Disease damages wheat roots, thwarts water uptake

Alterations in irrigation schedules may be needed when wheat streak mosaic infection is suspected in winter wheat crops,... Read More

Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

You might call it a tale of "monkey see, monkey do." Researchers at Ohio University have found that after... Read More

Alloparenting-What Is It?

“Alloparenting—What Is It?” Sonja G. Rosas 13 September 2007 An Introduction To Alloparenting Every gregarious... Read More

Flexible genes allow ants to change destiny

The discovery of a flexible genetic coding in leaf-cutting ants sheds new light on how one of nature's ultimate... Read More

Ecologists Help Keep Death Off The Roads

Far fewer animals would be killed on the roads if planners took the findings of new research into account when designing... 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

Using sewage sludge as fertilizer

Using organic waste presents a win-win situation for municipalities, agriculture MADISON, WI, JANUARY 31, 2003 – Sewage... Read More

Eastern Africa and biodiversity

Overview of resources     Nectophrynoidesvivparus is one of the few frogs that give... Read More

Pollen Proves Beneficial For Northern Lakes

Mention the word pollen to most people and it triggers thoughts of their battle against allergic reactions. However, a... Read More

Preserving The Grain Crop Finger Millet

Preserving The Grain Crop Finger Millet       Agronomist Melanie Newman sorts through... Read More

With Just A Sprinkle, Plants Soak Up More Selenium

    Soil scientist Gary Bañuelos evaluates canola plants grown for cleaning... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More