News tagged with plants

Predicting plant-soil feedbacks from plant traits

In nature, plants cannot grow without soil biota like fungi and bacteria. Successful plants are able to harness positive, growth-promoting soil organisms, while avoiding the negative effects of others. Which plant traits ...

date11 hours ago in Ecology
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How do pesticides protect crops?

New research published today could lead to the fine-tuning of pesticide formulations to further increase crop yield. The findings also show a way to develop advanced performance formulations which will interact reversibly ...

dateJul 27, 2016 in Biotechnology
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