Archive: 07/23/2009

Getting to the bottom of rice

Rice is the world's most important food crop. Understanding its valuable genetic diversity and using it to breed new rice varieties will provide the foundation for improving rice production into the future ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Biotechnology
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High construction cost for cycads

Self-sustaining organisms like plants possess the ability to synthesize their own food using inorganic materials. Plants use water and carbon dioxide to begin this process in their green tissues. The leaf ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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