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The history of grasses — a timeline

Snow’s melting in Berrien County, Michigan, showing the winter wheat greening up, March 22, 2014 [Photo, Micki Glueckert] The dates given in this timeline are the best approximations available at the time of publication (March 25, 2014). One hundred million … Continue reading

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Sicilian wheat, a smattering of tastes

The Sicilian flag shows Medusa’s head, with ears of wheat alternating with the three legs that some say represent the three corners of Sicily.¬†One source¬†says that the Gorgons (Medusa was one of three) represented the destructive aspect of Athena. Perseus … Continue reading

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