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How to Care for Squash Plants

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October 11, 2013
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If your squash plant is wilting no matter what you try, you might have a squash borer. Fine Gardening's Danielle Sherry shows Fine Cooking's Sarah Breckenridge how to protect a squash plant with an unexpected household item - pantyhose!


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How to Pollinate Squash

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Study: Plants Communicate to Defend Themselves

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Buzz60 (May 14, 2013) — Researchers from three United Kingdom institutions say that plants can communicate through underground connections of fungi. Scientists say they do this in an attempt to ward off pests like aphids. Apparently plants are quite chatty, because another recent study says plants also communicate through the air.
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Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) — With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily processed to give fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry. But how well, how fast and how uniformly will these plants grow in a northern German climate? The plant scientist from the Jlich Research Center is convinced that energy crops will play a big role in the future - as long as their cultivation does not compete with food crop production. To what extent that is possible - that is being investigated by a newly founded research center: the Bioeconomy Science Center.
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