Education & Training
1st Asia-Oceania International Congress on Photosynthesis
Meeting for Asia Regional Members Committee of IUCN--Promoting nature based solutions in Asia
Workshop on Biodiversity Informatics & Management
International Training Course on Long-term Ecosystem Monitoring (ITC-LTEM) and Workshop on China-Africa S&T Cooperation in Resource and Environment Field
The 4th International Conference on Plant Vascular Biology
Journal of Plant Ecology (JPE)
Journal of Systematics and Evolution (formerly Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica)
Journal of Plant Ecology (Chinese Version)
Diverse Forests Can Absorb More Carbon Than Single Species Forests, Study Finds
A recent study carried out in Eastern China has found that forests full of diverse species of trees are capable of absorbing twice as much carbon as forests full of a single species of tree. It is hoped that this discovery could help combat climate change by enabling conservation groups to cultivate forests capable of absorbing more CO2. Cultivating A Forest For Research In 200...
A crucial gene controls stem juiciness in sorghum and beyond
Perhaps you've never tasted sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), the fifth most popular crop in the world, but you probably will soon. This ancient grain is a common source of food in developing countries and is also used to make Baijiu, one of the world's most popular spirits. Grain sorghum, a tough, drought-tolerant plant with dry, brittle stems, is also used to make products ranging from anim...
Scientists discovered a novel way to improve the nutritional value of rice
The triploid cereal endosperm, consisting of an outer aleurone and an inner starchy endosperm, contributes to over 70% of the staple food consumed by humans. Although these two tissues have the same developmental origin, they differ in morphology, cell fate, and storage product accumulation. Starchy endosperm accumulates mainly starch, whereas the aleurone accumulates mainly storage protei...
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