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Complex factors can drive the emergence and evolution of plant pathogens

Complex factors can drive the emergence and evolution of plant pathogens

Researchers have found that the introduction of cucumber crops to North America likely led to the rise of bacterial wilt, which affects zucchini, pumpkin,...
‘Turbocharging’ photosynthesis increases plant biomass

‘Turbocharging’ photosynthesis increases plant biomass

Coralie Salesse, left, and David Stern examine corn stalks in a BTI greenhouse, as part of their research on enzymes and boosting photosynthesis. Scientists...
Hydrating and Holding Solutions

Hydrating and Holding Solutions

Every year at North Carolina State University, the Horticultural Science department of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences conducts vase-life studies on promising...
Corn-counting robot measures plant traits

Corn-counting robot measures plant traits

Crop breeders trying to boost yields while preparing crops to withstand severe weather and changing climates must locate genes for high-yielding hardy traits in...
Technology Use Grows in Agriculture

Technology Use Grows in Agriculture

Like many industries in the U.S, the nursery industry is facing the challenges a shortage of workers brings, and it doesn’t seem the situation...
Device Measures Health of Rice Plant, Save Farmers Money

Device Measures Health of Rice Plant, Save Farmers Money

LONOKE, Ark. - Through water and fields, 2018 has placed technology in the hands of farmers. "A point and click," says Dr. Jarod Hardke,...
Nebraska’s Center for Plant Science Innovation is Transforming Agriculture

Nebraska’s Center for Plant Science Innovation is Transforming Agriculture

Tom Clemente looks in on Lili Hou, Post-Doc Research Associate in the Center for Plant Science Innovation. Tom Clemente lab in Beadle Center. March...
Study finds key to plant growth control mechanism

Study finds key to plant growth control mechanism

Daniel Szymanski used the model plant Arabidopsis (in his hand) to map the complex pathways that control plant cell shape. The findings may be...
Episode 343: Florist Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas of Sacramento-based Flourish on her California-grown sourcing practices

Episode 343: Florist Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas of Sacramento-based Flourish on her California-grown sourcing practices

This past week the American Horticultural Society announced that I am the 2018 recipient of a Great American Gardener Award , one of 12...
Philips Lighting expands North America Horticulture LED team

Philips Lighting expands North America Horticulture LED team

Philips Lighting announces the addition of two staff members to its Horticulture LED Solutions business unit in North America. Ries Neuteboom and Jan...

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World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in

World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in

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Matsui Nursery innovated the floral industry, and now has a mission of giving back.

Matsui Nursery innovated the floral industry, and now has a mission of giving back.

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