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A new study suggests certain nanoparticles could help salt-stressed plants grow, but the overall picture remains complicated.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

On Maryland's Eastern Shore, researchers are testing how well methods to limit agricultural pollution to the Chesapeake Bay actually work.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Technique reveals the hidden damage that makes the nuts taste bitter.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

Mammoths died, and farmers domesticated pumpkins, squash, and gourds.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Some crops grown at elevated carbon dioxide levels have less zinc and iron.

Ker Than, Contributor

Archaeologists develop models to explain agricultural history, future.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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