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SNEAK PEEK WEBINAR THIS TUESDAY - New Instrument to Measure & Analyze Plant Stress in Real-Time

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Aug. 25, 2020

Join us Spetember 1st, 8:00AM PST, for a preview of the newest instrument in the CID Bio-Science lineup: The SpetraVue Leaf Spectrometer!

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Versatile Uses of Leaf Spectral Information

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Aug. 21, 2020

Leaf spectral signatures are non-destructive and are collected with handheld instruments onsite or with remotely sensed imagery. They have applications that range from basic and applied research to the day-to-day management of farms. Leaf spectral information is used to inform ...

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A Tale of Two Lichens: Adaptations to Extreme Climate

Posted by: Scott Trimble
June 29, 2020

In many extreme ecosystems, like deserts and polar regions, lichens play an important role as major carbon fixers and primary producers. Due to climate change, precipitation is expected to decrease and periods of dryness will lengthen. Lichens' tolerance to periodic ...

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How Stress at Early Stages Affects Plants

Posted by: Scott Trimble
June 18, 2020

Stress is part of life for plants. They could face drought, pests, diseases, and sometimes salinity. If plants are impacted when they are young, they may never fully recover. These common problems, which can adversely affect plant productivity, can be ...

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Detect Stress by Measuring Photosynthesis

Posted by: Scott Trimble
June 15, 2020

Plants face many environmental stresses, such as light, moisture, nutrients, temperature, and pollutants. Many of these factors are essential for plant growth, in optimum quantities; however, a dearth or excess can cause stress. As part of the plant’s overall response ...

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