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Biodiversity key to sustainable biofuel according to University of Minn. researcher's findings
...e perennials, you can plant prairie grass once and mow
it for biomass every fall essentially forever." The research was carried out in 168 plots, each of which was randomly planted with 1-16 perennial grasses and other prairie plants. Over 12 years, rainfall during the growing season varied more than two...
Ecosystems with many plant species produce more and survive threats better
...y are perennials, you can plant a prairie once and mow
it for biomass every fall, essentially forever," Tilman said. The research was carried out in 168 plots, each of which was randomly planted with one to 16 perennial grasses and other prairie plants. Stability of plants in the plots depended upon dive...
Salivating aphids and dynamic proteins
...erwise your plants would 'bleed' to death when you mow
your lawn!). Aphids overcome this blockage by injecting their saliva into the plant. The forisome's shape sensitivity to concentrations of calcium is being investigated further as these proteins could potentially be applied in nanomotor systems and...
Scientists find viruses can't stick to sea bugs in the dark
...riously affect their life-sustaining abilities but mow
a researcher at the University of Warwick has discovered that these viruses don't work in the dark, according to research presented today (Monday, 04 April 2005) at the Society for General Microbiology's 156th Meeting at Heriot-Watt University, Edinb...