Jabuticaba is a fruit native to Brazil. It’s the size and color of a plum, with a white pulp and several seeds. It’s also known for its health benefits and sometimes gets called a “super fruit.”
Information about when to germinate is imprinted by the mother plant in the seeds’ genes—essentially turning certain genes off that regulate germination.
Asian jumping worms are, as their name suggests, an invasive species. They were first reported in the U.S. in 1939, and were first found in Wisconsin in 2013.
Entomologists found that potato leafhoppers, which are migratory pests, arrived in the fields an average of 10 days earlier in 2012 than they did in the early 1950s.
The oldest tree in Europe is a 1,230 year-old Heldreich’s pine living in southern Italy.
Dwarf mistletoe is one of the most destructive parasites in North American forests.
If you misplaced your nutcracker, cashews are the way to go. Ever wonder why they are never sold with a shell?
On this Moment of Science, find the truth about tomatoes. Fruit or veggie?
Foreign, invasive plants take over the new neighborhood, often choking out native plants. What's with these bullies? Are they just tougher than everyone else?