Greater secondary xylem development in Dutch cultivars may be the source of their lead over Japanese cultivars in fresh fruit weight.
Over Christmas, a couple of papers came out that suggest plants can respond to airborne sound waves. The findings challenge many ideas about how plants respond to sound.
This study highlights the potential importance of the combined thickness of the cuticle and epidermal cell wall in the absorption of foliar-applied nutrients.
SlbHLH068, a putative transcription factor, is involved in iron homeostasis in tomato via an interaction with FER.
Plants acclimate to a high level of diffuse light by gaining a higher photosynthetic capacity of leaves in the middle of the crop & a higher leaf area index