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07-29-2021
Genetics, not environmental stress, increases THC in hemp
It has long been assumed that THC in hemp can increase due to environmental stress on the plant. But now, a new study from Cornell University points to genetics as the cause for greater or lesser THC production.  The research has very real world consequences. Government regulators closely monitor levels of THC in hemp. If plants contain 0.3% THC or less, they’re classified as hemp, if they contain more, they’re said to test “hot.” When plants test hot, farmers can lose entire crops.   “One of our goals...
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07-29-2021
Invasive species have racked up $390 billion bill in Australia
Over the last six decades, invasive species have racked up...
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07-28-2021
Colorful foods help prevent cognitive decline
Adding colorful foods to your diet may significantly lower your...
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07-26-2021
History of Okinawan mandarin revealed
Fruits from the Mandarin family are popular throughout the world....
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07-26-2021
Tree mortality in Colorado is a warning sign of climate change
Dry summers and extreme heat are the biggest contributors to...
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07-25-2021
Wildlife on the Tana River Basin will struggle to survive global warming
A number of plants and animals in Kenya's Tana River...
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07-22-2021
Drought changes the root microbiome of rice plants
A new study from UC Davis has revealed that drought...
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07-20-2021
Tomato fruit warns the rest of the plant when attacked
New research published by Frontiers has found something very interesting....
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07-09-2021
A daily dose of coffee may protect you from COVID-19
In a new study led by Northwestern University, experts have...
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07-09-2021
Ozone alters the behavior of plant roots
Rising temperatures and ozone levels are changing the way that...
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07-07-2021
Psychedelic mushrooms and a cure for depression
Psilocybin - the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms - has...
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07-06-2021
Agricultural grasses need healthy bacteria to survive drought
The grass that we depend upon for agriculture relies on...
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07-03-2021
Flower evolution is influenced by the animals that visit
Flower evolution seems to be influenced by the various animals...
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