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Rising ozone levels pose challenge to U.S. soybean production, scientists say
...ng season. "What we found was surprising and a bit shocking
-- with a 20 percent rise in ozone exposure we also saw a 20 percent drop in yield," said Stephen P. Long, a professor in the departments of plant biology and crop sciences at Illinois and Morgan's doctoral adviser. "Ozone levels are already suppress...
Monogamous animals may be more likely to die out
...hanian reserves have become locally extinct. "This shocking
loss of abundance and local diversity is occurring throughout Africa," says Brashares. To help identify the risk factors for modern extinctions, he analyzed the extinctions and persistences of large mammals in six reserves in the savannas of Ghana, ...
Planting time for forest trees branches out to new seasons
...he potting medium intact around the roots isn't as shocking
to the transplants, according to Dr. Mike Messina, Experiment Station forest scientist. "Planting earlier is proving to be a good idea, because they do get a better start," Messina said. "The containerized plants are having more than 90 percent surv...
Genome project finds the 'triggers' for E. coli illness
...The sheer magnitude of the differences was totally shocking
to us," says lead author Nicole Perna, an assistant professor of animal health and biomedical sciences. "We couldn't just zoom in on areas of difference between the two species. The changes were scattered throughout." The two strains of E. coli share...