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Getting to the root of horseradish root problems

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Approximately 55 percent of the horseradish produced in the United States is grown in the Collinsville Continue reading “Getting to the root of horseradish root problems” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals

Certain plant compounds could help prescription drugs fight severe fungal infections in a more Continue reading “Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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3-D Time-Lapse Imaging Captures Twisted Root Mechanics for First Time

Using an advanced 3-D time-lapse imaging system, a group of Continue reading “3-D Time-Lapse Imaging Captures Twisted Root Mechanics for First Time” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality

Scientists have discovered the genes that influence flavour and colour in wild and traditional tomato varieties Continue reading “Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Scientists developing salt-resistant rice

Scientists are developing a salt-resistant rice variety after a huge tsunami last year hit paddy Continue reading “Scientists developing salt-resistant rice” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Nature could help yield hundreds of new drugs

The plant world has “great potential” as a source of new medicines to cure or treat disease, according to a New York Botanical Garden scientist Continue reading “Nature could help yield hundreds of new More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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World’s largest medicinal botanic garden in China

A medicinal botanical garden in southwest China has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest of its kind in the world Continue reading “World’s largest medicinal botanic garden in China” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
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Bat Plant shows cancer-fighting potential

Bat plant, or Tacca chantrieri, could be used to fight cancer, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Continue reading “Bat Plant shows cancer-fighting potential” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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‘Remarkable’ night-flowering orchid discovered in New Britain

A team of botanists has described an orchid species that flower at night, the first of its kind known to science Continue reading “‘Remarkable’ night-flowering orchid discovered in New Britain” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Flood-tolerant crops come closer to reality

A team of experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of California, Riverside, has identified the molecular mechanism plants use to sense low oxygen levels, which could eventually lead to the production More...