Tag archive for College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences

No harm, no foul

How to stop barnacles from gaining a foothold on hulls and gear.

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Oyster Medics

Falwell notches the shell and watches the oyster repair the wound.

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A pestilence of pigweed

Spreading hundreds of thousands of seeds, one plant can doom a crop. Where is its weakness?

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The Mysterious Case of the Renegade Receptor

No, this won’t be another long lecture about eating your vegetables, worthy as that theme might be. This is a mystery story. A whodunit.

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Serious science, safer food

In the fight against food-borne pathogens, nothing is off the table, not even the grocery bag.

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a sea change in shell science

Andy Mount and his students are going up against seventy years of research that teaches something entirely different and that’s a tough thing to do.

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help for the overheated bull

In summer, a stealthy fungus can sideline the sire.

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Traveling through time

Channeling a childhood love of dinosaurs, Richard Blob analyzes the movements of living animals to understand shifts in evolution and their consequences in the present.

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Seeding the Future

A bumper crop of genetic data will help boost yields and equip plants to cope with pests, diseases, and weather extremes.

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A gnawing problem

Clemson has a gnawing problem. Squirrels chew the bark on tree limbs, weakening the tree, killing the limbs.

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