Some of the traditions we hold dear may have to be rethought to cope with a future full of fire, scientists say.
“When we have those warmer temperatures that can cause insects to be able to change where they can actually live and survive because they’re going to have optimal ranges of temperatures that they live in,” said Wizzie Brown, an entomologist and specialist with Texas A&M University’s AgriLife Extension Service.
Ambika Chandra, who heads a zoysiagrass breeding program at Texas A&M University, says that, “with new genetics and climate change and everything, I do anticipate more people looking to warm-season grasses in the transition zone and farther north.”
Texas storm, temperature and precipitation extremes challenge seed production.
Texas A&M AgriLife Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Research Laboratory is ready with new capacities as expansion work continues and the lab receives new high-capacity commercial testing equipment.
The prickly invasive weeds are cropping up all over Etsy and eBay.
Texas A&M Agrilife Horticulture Agent Christina Reid says she has been using red ornaments on tomato plants for more than a decade.
The substance spittlebugs produce is both a waste product and a way to keep them safe from predators.
The Junior Master Gardener Program is a youth gardening program run by Texas A&M University’s cooperative Extension network.
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