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Cycad seed tissue loaded with carbohydrates

Learning how to make a seed was one of the crucial transitions for the world's plants. The competitive advantages that seed-producing plants possess has led to their dominance in most contemporary natural habitats. Additionally, ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Ecology
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Dormancy relief, storage protocols for uhaloa seeds

Uhaloa (Waltheria indica) is a pantropical shrub species found in the Americas, Mexico, and Brazil. In Hawaii, uhaloa is widely classified as a native plant. A team of scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa published ...

dateNov 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Guam research fills voids

Some ecological relationships among plants are robust and independent of geography. Expanding the validation of these relationships requires data from under-represented geographic regions and plant groups. Recent research ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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New treatment extends shelf life of bananas

Around the world, bananas are one of the most popular tropical fruits. Despite their popularity, bananas have a relatively short shelf life that creates challenges for both producers and consumers. A new study revealed that ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Biotechnology
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