Say the name Charles Darwin and pollination is not the first thing that springs to most people’s minds.
This study examines pectins to understand the changes in cell wall structure associated with the transition from algae to land-plants.
Different reproductive strategies are important for avoiding pollinator competition between sympatric populations of two Silene spp.
This study uncovers the north-eastern African origins of the dessert watermelon and concludes that it was is domesticated there over 4000 years ago.
The rhythms of clock genes in Arabidopsis facilitates peak expression of photosynthesis-related genes at noon independently of day length.
SlbHLH068, a putative transcription factor, is involved in iron homeostasis in tomato via an interaction with FER.
Video on the alternation of generations in ferns.
The 2015 Google Scholar Metrics have been released.
Impact factors for AoB journals are up.
A review of current understanding of lignin biosynthesis and polymerisation.
Habitat destruction and fragmentation affects genetic variation by reducing the size and increasing the isolation of populations.
Mimicking the proximity of neighbouring plants using a supplemental far-red light treatment on plants.
This study uses dual choice assays and experimental arrays of blue and white flowers to determine pollinators’ preference for flower colour in Aquilegia.
The Chiloglottis trapeziformis orchid attracts male wasp pollinators using chiloglottones, a newly discovered class of volatile substances.