News tagged with plant composition

Climate change complicates plant diseases of the future

Human-driven changes in the earth's atmospheric composition are likely to alter plant diseases of the future. Researchers predict carbon dioxide will reach levels double those of the preindustrial era by the year 2050, complicating ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Ecology
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Ski Runs Are Not Created Equal

(PhysOrg.com) -- Building a new ski run by bulldozing a mountainside rather than only cutting its shrubs and trees is far more damaging ecologically, yet might offer only a week's earlier start to the downhill season, says ...

dateDec 21, 2009 in Environment
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Scientists Identify Stem-Cell Genes That Help Form Plant Organs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant stem-cells are master cells located at the tip of the stem and are part of a structure called the shoot apical meristem (SAM). Here, the stem cells—all clumped together—divide throughout the life ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in
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