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Biochar suitable substrate for soilless hydroponic tomatoes

As the use of soilless, hydroponic growing methods becomes more prevalent among crop producers, researchers are looking for new materials that can help growers save money, produce healthy plants, and contribute to sustainable ...

Seaweed extract benefits petunia, tomato transplants

Seaweed extracts are used widely in agriculture and horticulture production systems. Benefits of the extracts can include early seed germination and establishment, improved crop performance and yield, increased resistance ...

How a molecular motor untangles protein

A marvelous molecular motor that untangles protein in bacteria may sound interesting, yet perhaps not so important. Until you consider the hallmarks of several neurodegenerative diseases—Huntington's disease has tangled ...

For 2-D boron, it's all about that base

Rice University scientists have theoretically determined that the properties of atom-thick sheets of boron depend on where those atoms land.

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