Archive: 17/03/2011

Optimizing yield and fruit size of figs

The common fig is a subtropical, deciduous fruit tree grown in most Mediterranean-type climates. Although some believe that figs may be the oldest cultivated fruit species on earth, global expansion of fig crops has been ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Ecology
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Upgrading the vanadium redox battery

Though considered a promising large-scale energy storage device, the vanadium redox battery's use has been limited by its inability to work well in a wide range of temperatures and its high cost. But new research indicates ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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