NC Strawberry Grower

California grows 90% of America’s fresh strawberries. Does pesticide dependence threaten the industry’s future?

Agricultural abundance is a pillar of the California dream. In 2016 the state turned out more than US$45 billion worth ...
NC Strawberry Grower

Why are strawberries so big? The genetics behind ‘up-sizing’ fruits and vegetables

Once upon a time, there was a land where food was not guaranteed everyday. Children were searching woods to pick ...
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‘Jumping’ genes responsible for strawberry sexes show how fast plants evolve

[S]eparate sexes may seem fundamental to nature, but they’re an oddity for most plants. Now, scientists have figured out how ...