News tagged with agricultural production

The limits of the productive capacity of ecosystems

In a letter to Science published last week, Karl-Heinz Erb from the Institute of Social Ecology Vienna and a number of co-authors discuss how the measurement of biomass production and consumption can be used to gain a better ...

dateDec 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Why study plants in space?

(—Why is NASA conducting plant research aboard the International Space Station? Because during future long-duration missions, life in space may depend on it.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Space Exploration
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