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Monday, March 22, 2021

Horticultural Science News

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Mummy Blueberries Deceive Pollinators

Blueberries face a scourge. Like many crops, they are under constant attack by fungal infections, which jeopardize harvests, increase costs and labor, and threaten food security. For blueberries, one deceitful foe is the aptly-named mummy berry disease.
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Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

Hortidaily “We were a little surprised – there was no real reduction in plant growth or health,” says Heike Sederoff, co-corresponding author of the study and a professor of plant biology at North Carolina State University. “It means the idea of integrating transparent solar cells into greenhouses can be done.”
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N.C. ‘Economic Oracle’ to Retire This Month

Mike Walden is ending his 43-year NC State career, but he’s planning to continue to explain complex economics issues and trends in North Carolina and beyond.
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Farmland in a Fast-Growing State

North Carolina is losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. What does this mean for our state? And what’s being done about it?
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