Sierra Nixe or Oloton Corn Research: Nitrogen-fixing corn slime? A Mexican maize landrace supports nitrogen-fixing microbiota in aerial root mucilage | Plantae | Article and Video

Self Fertilizing Maize

Plants engage in intimate interactions with symbiotic microbes for the mutually beneficial exchange of nutrients. In a keystone study published in PLoS Biology, Van Deyze et al. (2018) describe the presence of nitrogen-fixing microbiota contained within an extensively carbohydrate rich mucilage found on the aerial roots of a Mexican landrace…

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The Word NO, Entitlement, and Iwa Pele

Grown people who can’t take a no need to learn or be avoided. After examining certain “beefs” in the African diaspora spiritual community, it seems the source of some conflict is some people’s inability to take a “no” or respect other people’s boundaries. This is something that needs to be…

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