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Ants, termites can boost wheat yields


March 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) Allowing ants and termites to flourish on farmlands can boost wheat yields by more than a third, a finding that has a direct bearing on food ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupting vehicular movement in Himachal Pradesh


February 26th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.26 (ANI): Landslides caused by snowfall and persistent rains have made road transportation difficult and dangerous in the Kullu- Manali region.Landslides at Raison, Dobhi, Alu Ground, Rangri and Manali have disrupted ... Read more...

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Waxy plant substance key for absorption of water and nutrients


June 1st, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A scientist at the Purdue University has found that suberin, a waxy substance between some plant cells, is key for absorption of water and nutrients.It has long been ... Read more...

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Sulfuric acid may help soot turn into cloud seeds


March 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that as soot particles in the atmosphere age, airborne sulfuric acid may help turn them into condensation nuclei, which enable the ... Read more...

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Water vapor confirmed as critical component of climate change


November 18th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Using recent NASA satellite data, researchers have estimated more precisely than ever the heat-trapping effect of water in the air, validating the role of water vapor as ... Read more...

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