Friday, February 3, 2017

ARS Newslink: January 30-February 3

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
February 3, 2017

Making Spinach with Low Oxalate Levels

ARS scientists have identified 8 spinach varieties that have low oxalate levels--a naturally occurring plant chemical which in the human diet has been linked to kidney stone formation. (1/30)


ARS Leads New Lyme Disease Control Efforts in Howard County, Md.

ARS scientists are working with the Howard County (Md.) Department of Recreation & Parks and the University of Maryland to study new ways to control deer ticks. (1/31)


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