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Plants May Feel Pain and Communicate With Each Other
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medicine, research, forestry, farming, chemical communication )

- 2041 days ago -
Biogeosciences: Plants produce a form of Aspirin in response to harsh stimuli. It is believed this substance relieves pain & is released to warn other plants of danger. Researchers suggest monitoring for the substance in air could warn forest managers.
Nanotechnology Can Bring Down Farm Production Costs
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, farming )

- 2191 days ago -
Nanotechnology can bring down farm production costs through precise and more efficient use of inputs. Even as biotechnology has begun displaying its prowess by facilitating the development of tailor-made products with specified genes, its complementary
Science & Tech  (tags: organic, hunger, vibraceous, eshelman, farming, food security, sustainable agriculture )

- 2453 days ago -
A team of researchers has compiled research from 293 different comparisons into a single study to assess the overall efficiency of the two agricultural systems. They claim organic farming could sustainably feed the world.

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