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Oh the weather outside is fungal - It’s like a mushroom jungle
Posted 12/17/2014 - Mushrooms are popping up all over California thanks to the wet rainy weather we have had across the state recently. They seem to magically appear overnight, like umbrellas on a sunny beach day. This fascinating occurrence doesn't actually happen...
New GMO alfalfa holds exciting possibilities, UC expert says
Posted 12/16/2014 - Good news for dairy cows. Science has found a way to produce alfalfa with less lignin, a component of the plant that has no nutritional value. The new alfalfa variety – genetically modified in a way that puts brakes on the lignin-producing gene...