Expanding the Horizon by Investing in Plant-Based Medicine Farming

Expanding the Horizon by Investing in Plant-Based Medicine Farming

For centuries people have used herbal medicines to help whatever hurts or ails them. Some natural-grown medicines were outlawed for many years. However, on Dec. 20, 2018, former President Donald Trump signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly known as the farm bill), opening new businesses to start and grow. The United States Department […]

Vampire Plant ‘Sweet Talks’ to Victims While Sucking out Vital Fluids

Vampire Plant ‘Sweet Talks’ to Victims While Sucking out Vital Fluids

Researchers believe that a so-called parasitic vampire plant “sweet talks” to its victims in a unique way while sucking out their vital fluids. They are attempting to determine just exactly how that happens. A plant known as Cuscuta pentagona, or more spooky as the strangleweed, is considered to be a parasitic vascular plant which wraps […]

Amber Fossil Shows Ancient Reproduction in Flowering Plant

Amber Fossil Shows Ancient Reproduction in Flowering Plant

  Researchers have stumbled across a 100-million-year old piece of amber, perfectly preserving flowering plant life from the Cretaceous Period. Encased within amber surroundings, a cluster of 18 small flowers is readily discernible, including one that was in the process of manufacturing entirely new seeds. Researchers from Germany, and Oregon State University, published their findings […]