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Maple and oak trees with branches full of seeds at the end of summer got American plant expert Lee Reich thinking about how trees grow.
Islands in the Pacific Ocean have few coronavirus cases. But the pandemic has caused problems by interfering with supplies, causing price increases and a loss of business from foreign visitors.
If you're thinking about growing apples, now is the time to test different kinds and talk with local growers.
An environmental group in Colombia is leading a project to save wild areas in the San Lucas mountains with the help of coffee growers.
Two retirees in the United States have found ten apple varieties that many scientists thought had died out.
Singapore has announced new measures designed to quickly increase local food production, including rooftop farming.
Many people enjoy having plants inside their homes, especially when it is cold outside.
The containers of tulip flowers in storage at Henk van der Slot's farm in The Netherlands were supposed to go to Vatican City. The Roman Catholic Church planned to use them to help celebrate the Easter holiday on April 12.
New research suggests that dogs might be able to help save diseased citrus trees.
By John Russell
02 December, 2019
An apple tree stands alone near the top of a hill. It produces the Arkansas Beauty, a fruit long believed to have disappeare
By John Russell
09 November, 2019
The loss of honey bee colonies is worrying experts across the United States. But a man in California thinks he has found an
By Jonathan Evans06 November, 2019
Scientists say expanding the world's conservation areas to help protect animals and plant life is unlikely to be effective o
By Hai Do
28 August, 2019
A disease that threatens the world's most popular fruit – the banana – has arrived in Latin America. As a result, officials in Co
Florida's famous palm trees are under attack from a disease that completely dries them out within months. And there is no chance for recovery once a tree gets sick.
By Mario Ritter Jr.
22 August, 2019
Scientists are working to stop a deadly virus that infects pigs.
The virus is causing huge losses for farmers in China and
Yan Wenliu stops to talk as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China. He is concerned about the powerful new pest that has attacked his crops this year.
By Alice Bryant
04 August, 2019
A group of farmers in Nigeria is using a technology-based method to grow crops from moisture in the air.
The method, known as
By John Russell31 July, 2019
Que Liu and his wife Si En spend their mornings picking pu'er leaves in a forest not far from their village in the highlands of so
By Alice Bryant
05 May, 2019
Gardening can be both personally satisfying and a good activity for the mind and body. Flowers beautify your surroundings, while
By Susan Shand
25 February, 2018
In a report last month, the Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) warned the country's market for exports could be destroyed by se
By Rachel Dennis
31 January, 2018
People in Mayilattumpara, a village in southwest India, could not sleep at night.
Because of habitat loss, wild elephants wo
By George Grow
22 July, 2017
A species of armyworm has spread to over 20 African countries and threatens Africa's main food crop -- maize.
The warning comes
The forests in eastern Zimbabwe supply the country with wood and most of its fresh fruit.
Not so long ago, the world's oceans were filled with different types of fish. Now, a large increase in global overfishing has threatened that supply.