Posts Tagged ‘farming’

Happy Oysters, Tricky Butterflies

Friday, March 7th, 2014
butterflies, mimicry, mimics, swallowtail, heliconius, durrell kapan, oysters, farming, sensors, genes, genetics, supergene, doublesex

A sensor that monitors oyster health and the one gene that allows tricky mimicry in swallowtails.

Urban Farming

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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San Franciscans are getting their hands dirty! Farms are popping up all over our fair city.

Farmer Dicty

Thursday, January 20th, 2011
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Meet amoebae that farm bacteria. Really.

Lettuce Insects

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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A local scientist is studying the insects that live on lettuce, both good and bad.

Sustainable Crop Rotation

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
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Researchers are learning that increasing crop rotation can reduce fossil fuel use in conventional farming.

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