Tag: "strawberry" at biology news
Strawberries by design
...neer, to introduce DNA into the woodland or alpine strawberry
Fragaria vesca. The method takes advantage of Ag...archers establish the function of large numbers of strawberry
genes, this method could, in the long term, be extremely useful in enhancing the nutritional value o...
Gene thwarts some pathogens, gives access to others, could save crops
...y and about 25 percent to 30 percent of tomato and strawberry
crops in some seasons. It also infects many other fruits, vegetables, bulbs and a variety of flowers, including petunias, geraniums and chrysanthemums. Cool, humid weather fosters the fungus, which is spread by spores. The mold can appear in fields o...
A natural chemical found in strawberries boosts memory in healthy mice
... which might prove too much even for the most avid strawberry
Genome info from 'plant destroyers' could save trees, beans and chocolate
...se in avocado, coconut, papaya, pineapple, potato, strawberry
and watermelon, to name a few. The pathogen also destroys an estimated 450,000 tons of cocoa beans with a resulting $400 million loss in chocolate production each year. The researchers found the pathogens have nearly twice as many genes as other fun...
Strawberry daiquiris -- the extra-healthy cocktail?
...’s normal metabolism. Those who aren’t keen on strawberry
daiquiris might be relieved to know that the scientists found similar results with blackberries, meaning that a blackberry-crowned champagne cocktail might achieve the same effect. ...