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This paper focused on providing evidence from the literature regarding the physiological health benefits associated with plants, thereby influencing the physiological, psychological, and cognitive well-being constructs affecting quality of life.
Crop wild relatives—the plant species closely related to agricultural crops—are valuable
genetic resources used by plant breeders to increase pest and disease resistance, stress
ManagementEmerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002.
Orchid viruses are capable of causing flower deformities and death, which can severely
impact the horticultural industry and wild orchid conservation. Here we show
Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.
Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.
In response to drought conditions, urban population growth, and dwindling water supplies in Utah, Utah State University (USU) Extension implemented a study using soil moisture meters.
Plants permeate human life. Our physical and cultural environments are infused with the lives of plants. Even the oxygen in the air we breathe is the result of their biological processes.
The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over.
The World Flora Online (WFO) project was initiated in 2012 in response to Target 1 of the Congress on Biological Diversity's Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) – "To create an online flora of all known plants by 2020".