Archive: 10/01/2007

Scientists claim citrus originated in Australasia

Scientists at the Centre for Plant and Food Science at the University of Western Sydney have questioned the long-established perception that citrus originated in Southeast Asia. They believe it may have originated closer ...

Oct 01, 2007 5 / 5 (6) 0

Genetic differences in clover make one type toxic

That clover necklace you make for your child could well be a ring of poison. That’s because some clovers have evolved genes that help the plant produce cyanide – to protect itself against little herbivores, such as snails, ...

Oct 01, 2007 4.6 / 5 (7) 0