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Plants in space

How plants handle stress in space and what astronauts can learn from them is the subject of a new study at Michigan State University.

dateOct 10, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Steroids control gas exchange in plants

Plants leaves are sealed with a gas-tight wax layer to prevent water loss. Plants breathe through microscopic pores called stomata (Greek for mouths) on the surfaces of leaves. Over 40% of the carbon dioxide, CO2, in the ...

dateFeb 05, 2012 in Biotechnology
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