Image of the Day: Ringspots
Image of the Day: Ringspots
Tiny insects carry the tomato spotted wilt virus, which causes infected plants to develop discolored ring-shape blotches.
Image of the Day: Ringspots
Image of the Day: Ringspots

Tiny insects carry the tomato spotted wilt virus, which causes infected plants to develop discolored ring-shape blotches.

Tiny insects carry the tomato spotted wilt virus, which causes infected plants to develop discolored ring-shape blotches.

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Genetically Engineered Tobacco Does Photosynthesis More Efficiently
Genetically Engineered Tobacco Does Photosynthesis More Efficiently
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 4, 2019
The modification beefed up plant biomass by 40 percent in field tests.
The Flower Sense of Hawkmoths
The Flower Sense of Hawkmoths
Alison F. Takemura | Sep 1, 2016
The pollinators of a wild tobacco plant use the tip of their proboscis to determine whether they should stop for a drink.
Really Bad Breath
Really Bad Breath
Abby Olena | Jan 3, 2014
Tobacco hornworms release puffs of nicotine that deter some predators.
NIH Funding Spat
NIH Funding Spat
Kate Yandell | Mar 7, 2013
A Republican representative objects to a study he said is politically partisan.
Tobacco Plants Make HIV Antibody
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 21, 2011
For the first time, a plant-produced antibody gets the green light for clinical trials in the United Kingdom.