Archive: 27/06/2011

Twin-head cucumber system reduces start-up costs

Greenhouse vegetable production in North America has more than doubled in the past 10 years. While heavy investments have been made in modern greenhouses, improved cultivation technologies are essential for producers to realize ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Other
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Engineering blue-hued flowers

Flower color in plants is determined by pigments such as aurones, anthocyanins, and carotenoids. Research has found that the ultimate color displayed is dependent not only on the pigment present, but also on other factors, ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Juno blanket check

( -- As the Juno spacecraft is elevated by a rotation fixture, a technician at Astrotech's payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla., examines the installation of blankets on the aft deck. The image was ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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