Vegetable production is not new in the Texas High Plains, but it is being re-examined in a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study to see if it might offer a water-savings alternative to some cereal grain production.
Two Kansas State University biologists are studying streams to prevent tallgrass prairies from turning into shrublands and forests.
Dust, which affects weather and climate and can be hazardous to health, can be generated when sand or silt grains are either dislodged from the surface by other windblown grains (saltation) or lifted by wind directly (direct ...
UC Santa Barbara scientists trying to control the invasive tamarisk plant have been getting a boost from evolution, in the form of a rapidly evolving beetle that has been changing its life cycle to more efficiently consume ...
This 300 m-resolution image reveals the human impact on the world's largest tropical rainforest. The brownish colours indicate deforested areas – note the distinctive 'fishbone' pattern as main roads are cut through an ...
New research from New Zealand will help to breed new onions tailored to grow in specific conditions.
Though the price makes you wince, you might just buy that bottle of your favorite olive oil anyway. Perhaps it's exactly what you want for the salad dressing you're making tonight and for your special stir-fry on the weekend.
Western Australian scientists are using laser technology to determine the most carbon-rich areas of southwest forests that may act as a refuge for biodiversity during climate change.
A new, invasive species of slug found recently in South Texas serves as a good reminder to thoroughly wash fruits and vegetables before eating them, according to an expert with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
New funding will help a Massey University researcher develop lighting technology that will assist crop growth.