Credit: University of Stirling Scientists at the University of Stirling have discovered a new type of plant growing in Shetland - with its evolution only having occurred in the last 200 years. Th..
One of the major barriers that environmentalists face in trying to implement sustainable practices is getting disparate groups to agree on what needs protecting and which way is the best course of act..
Credit: Patricia Sanchez-Baracaldo A new study, led by the University of Bristol, has shed new light on the origin, timing and habitat in which the chloroplast first evolved. The Earth's bi..
Credit: IOZ Recently, researchers from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered how a severe rice virus reproduces inside the small brown planthopper, a major car..
Annapolis, MD; Aug. 3, 2017 -- Managing mosquito and tick populations and protecting the health of pollinators are growing concerns on a global scale, but success in both requires teamwork on the loca..
Credit: National Bee Unit Honey bees across Europe have been impacted by Asian hornet since it first arrived in France in 2004 Asian hornet could colonise UK and threaten bee populations in two deca..
Credit: Thomas Marler A healthy global debate has occurred concerning the benefits of using non-native trees for restoring some aspects of ecosystem function in degraded habitats. In many cases, th..
Credit: Native Seeds/SEARCH By analyzing ancient genomes of maize, scientists have found evidence suggesting that eventual agricultural use of the crop throughout the temperate highlands of the U.S..
(Kumamoto University) Researchers in Japan have discovered that cockroaches can disperse seeds like birds and mammals. A variety of seed dispersing animals had been identified, including birds, monkey..
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 27, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 40 grants totaling more than $15.7 million for agric..