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Daily Archives: Apr 8, 2019

Dynamic role of iron supply in amelioration of cadmium stress in mungbean

Although iron (Fe) is abundant in the earth’s crust, it is largely unavailable for plants, especially those growing in alkaline and calcareous soils. Higher...

Modelling tiller growth and mortality as a sink-driven process using Ecomeristem

Plant modelling can efficiently support ideotype conception, particularly in multi-criteria selection contexts. This is the case for biomass sorghum, implying the need to consider...

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Habitat partitioning through reproductive interference in Geranium

We’re familiar with seeing insects flit from one flower to the next, carrying pollen as they do so. What happens when they...

Improving overyielding in legume-based mixtures

A major challenge when supporting the development of intercropping systems remains the design of efficient species mixtures. The ecological processes that sustain...

The Oaks of the North Are Unexpectedly Well-Defended

Normally you would expect plant defences to increase, the closer you get to the equator. This is where insect life is more...

Pollen on stigmas as proxies pollinator effectiveness

How do you measure the effectiveness of a pollinator? One common method is to sit patiently by a flower and watch for...
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