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US: Can flowers really be eco-friendly?
According to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture figures, the U.S. produced $374 million in wholesale cut stems in the 15 states that produce the majority of domestic flowers; 78 percent come from California. This reflects only a fraction...
Lufthansa transported 800 tonnes of roses
Hardly any other flower is as sought-after as the rose on Valentine’s Day: to ensure that the millions of declarations of affection did not have to go without the scent of the long- stemmed symbol of love, Lufthansa Cargo flew entire freighters...
Growth gene in strawberries identified
Researchers at the University of Maryland have identified and isolated a gene that is directly involved in the way strawberry plants grow, spread and produce fruit.  With the ability to turn this gene on and off to produce runners (a long horizontal...

Vacancy of the day

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