November 28, 2011

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  • Towards a model for cut-rose

    Towards a model for cut-rose

    The production system of cut-rose (Rosa × hybrida) involves a complex combination of plant material, management practice and environment. Using XL programming, Buck-Sorlin et al. present a 3-D structural–functional model for the system that allows the creation of a wide range of initial structures thanks to simple interactive rules for pruning, cutting and bending. The model […] More

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    The scale of science and history (TIME 100)

    TIME has recently published 100 greatest places in the world. The book is a collection of sites that, the editors argue, have had the biggest impact on world history. It’s excellent blog material because hardly anyone has read it (including me), any list will be personal and omit something someone feels is important and, following […] More