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Rambling rose

Rambling rose

Connie Hilker uses her garden to collect and preserve antique rose varieties in danger of being lost. The Cotton Candy variety shown here was...
Extreme ultraviolet radiation causes plant sterility, UC Berkeley study finds

Extreme ultraviolet radiation causes plant sterility, UC Berkeley study finds

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Florachain ICO: Blockchain Floral Supply Chain Sourcing Network?

Florachain ICO: Blockchain Floral Supply Chain Sourcing Network?

Flowers have long been associated with every civilization and culture in the world. Dating as far back as the ice age, flowers were...
A rose named ‘Nelson Mandela’ launched ahead of V-Day

A rose named ‘Nelson Mandela’ launched ahead of V-Day

The rose is disease-resilient and is a tall, orange-vermillion prolific floribunda which grows to more than a metre tall in good conditions. In one...
Floral Flavors Market: Global Growth Manufacturers, Major Application Analysis and Forecast To 2023

Floral Flavors Market: Global Growth Manufacturers, Major Application Analysis and Forecast To 2023

Floral Flavors Market report firstly introduced the Floral Flavors basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials...
Cannabis Cur.es markets flower power

Cannabis Cur.es markets flower power

Rochester-based company Navitas offers a variety of CBD products through its Cannabis Cur.es store at the Rochester Public Market. After stopping for a coffee...
On Gardening: Sun Parasol mandevillas celebrate 15 years of stunning tropical flower color

On Gardening: Sun Parasol mandevillas celebrate 15 years of stunning tropical flower color

Hide caption By Norman Winter / Tribune News Service Fifteen years ago, the Sun Parasol mandevilla made its debut in the country and those...
How an Ecuadorian rose makes the journey to your American sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

How an Ecuadorian rose makes the journey to your American sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

Long before buyers scramble to grab that last bunch of roses at the grocery store or flower shop first thing on Wednesday morning, Denver’s...

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New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

Among the great pleasures of the nursery business is discovering new and unfamiliar plant varieties. These can be plants that are new to the...
New genetic details may help roses come up smelling like, well, roses

New genetic details may help roses come up smelling like, well, roses

OLD BLUSH An analysis of rose genes, including of those in this heirloom rose called Old Blush, identifies overlooked ways the plants make...
Genetic secrets of the rose revealed

Genetic secrets of the rose revealed

There are about 200 types of rose Take time to smell the roses, the saying goes, and, according to scientists, the fragrant flowers...
"A step closer to the perfect lily"

“A step closer to the perfect lily”

Marian Baas, lily breeder at Van Zanten Flowerbulbs: Developing new commercially valuable lily cultivars that will be introduced in the market on a...
Gardening with Allen: How are new plant varieties developed?

Gardening with Allen: How are new plant varieties developed?

Allen Wilson is a Vancouver gardening specialist. Email Allen Wilson at allenw98663@yahoo.com. I have noticed that most of the All-America award-winning varieties have the...
San Antonio students seek patent to keep flowers blooming

San Antonio students seek patent to keep flowers blooming

1 of 9A comparison chart is shown for bacterial growth rates as Hannah Taylor and Ashley WalkerPhoto: Tom Reel /Staff photographer 2 of 9Hannah...
Danish grower produces Begonia Maculata from seed

Danish grower produces Begonia Maculata from seed

The plant that is known as the ‘Trout Begonia’ is not a fishy plant at all. The white dots give the Begonia Maculata...
Planting for impact

Planting for impact

Lily of the Nile has been planted in California for decades, providing one burst of flowers over several weeks in early summer. This new...
10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coast

10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coast

Weed scientist Dearl Sanders wades through giant salvinia, one of Louisiana's worst invasive plants, in 2014. Photo by Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter They clog...
Scientists Figure Out Why Roses Don't Smell as Good as They Used To

Scientists Figure Out Why Roses Don’t Smell as Good as They Used To

Roses are red, violets are blue, but they just don't smell like they used to. A team of 40 international researchers has successfully...
Royal Catchfly’s scarlet flowers catch eyes

Royal Catchfly’s scarlet flowers catch eyes

Plant Royal Catchfly, and you will be rewarded with brilliant red fireworks in your summer garden. Add to the cast hummingbirds and butterflies, and...
Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) was recently approved by the Senate. PRIA reauthorizes and improves the law that governs the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Check for girdling roots when choosing plant at nursery

Check for girdling roots when choosing plant at nursery

Girdling roots, larger roots that grow in circles, occur in plants when they are very young at the nursery. The roots of these plants...
30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

30 years of data on plant density, yield gains

A collaboration between Kansas State University and DuPont Pioneer Agronomy analyzing 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant...
Cleome ‘spider flowers’ a favorite in Southern gardens

Cleome ‘spider flowers’ a favorite in Southern gardens

The delicate rose-pink flowers of ‘Rose Queen’ cleome add an airy effect to the garden. Cleome (Cleome hassleriana) mixes well with other summer annuals,...
Better Plant Data at the Root of Ecosystem Models

Better Plant Data at the Root of Ecosystem Models

A look at exposed fine-root systems. The latest release of FRED helps ecosystem scientists incorporate information on functional root traits and symbiotic relationships within...

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