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Plants defend themselves while being eaten

Plants defend themselves while being eaten

Vegetarians please note! Next time when you chew upon your favourite lettuce, be a little more considerate.

May 22, 2015, 15:17 PM IST
Rice acquires stronger immunity through gene transfer

Rice acquires stronger immunity through gene transfer

 Gene transfer from a completely different plant species can significantly boost the built-in immunity of rice plants, suggests a new study.

Apr 04, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

NASA to build vegetable garden on moon by 2015

NASA is planning to send seeds to the moon by 2015 to see if it would be possible to grow a vegetable garden there.

Dec 03, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

Hidden map gives petals their shape

Scientists from the John Innes Centre and University of East Anglia, UK, have revealed that the shape of petals is controlled by a hidden map located within the plant`s growing buds.

May 01, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

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