Earlier consumption and less processing makes sweetcorn a better source of dietary zinc.
Palms are vitally important due to their high vegetable oil production, which can occur in both fruits and seeds. The full range of lipid storage and composition, however, hasn’t been well understood across this large and diverse group.
The overall results suggest that near-complete hybrid seed failure can evolve fairly rapidly and without apparent divergence in reproductive phenology/biology.
Rice has the rare ability to germinate and elongate a coleoptile under oxygen-deficient conditions. Here’s why.
Early detection of Cys-EP in ricinosomes may predict the occurrence of programmed cell death during late seed development in quinoa.