News tagged with stress

Small rural owl fearlessly colonizes the city

Think of the city and images of traffic, pollution, noise and crowds spring to mind. The metropolis doesn't seem to be the most ideal habitat for any animals other than humans. However, Spanish and Argentinean scientists ...

dateSep 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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A balanced diet is good for corals too, study finds

A new study found that a nutrient-rich, balanced diet is beneficial to corals during stressful thermal events. The research led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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New irrigation strategies for pecans in humid climates

Georgia is the largest pecan producing state in the U.S. Although this humid region receives an average of 127 cm or more rainfall annually, periods of moisture stress can occur during the pecan growing season, particularly ...

dateSep 29, 2015 in Ecology
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