Royal Botanic Gardendale, Kew - celebrates 250 years of existence.
In 1759, William Aiton was appointed to take care of the gardens extend to KEW Princess Augusta.
Kew 200 includes 000 species of cultivated plants and artifacts about the origin of 80 000 plants and fungi.
Discover program entering the anniversary of Kew Garden http://www.kew.org/events/kew2009.html
Plants that attract rabbits and squirrels
University of Michigan shows that a super-fruit consumption reduces adipose tissue
One of these super fruits are cherries, which reduces risk factors for heart disease. In addition to lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation, a diet rich in cherries reduced body weight and fat.
Of NCAR scientists discovered that plants in a forest respond to stress by producing nuts in significant amounts to a form of aspirin.
Unlike humans, who are advised to take aspirin to decrease a temperature, plants and their ability to produce their own aspirin, leading to the formation of proteins that stimulate the biochemical defense system, says Thomas Karl, NCAR, which led study.
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