Botanists find it’s easier to find the gene to cope with a problem if you carry more copies of genes.
Un equipo de botánicos en Japón ha dado un vuelco a décadas de supuestos sobre cómo el estrés por frío causa esterilidad en el polen de arroz.
COVID 19 may have prevented people from attending conferences in person, but the virtual alternatives have opened attendance to many more people.
A rare plant found on Thailand’s highest mountain courts an unusual pollinator.
There’s more recognition that ecological restoration can be an essential tool in fighting climate change, and there are many projects aimed at restoring degraded forests to capture carbon. Still, the focus on forests ignores much of the land in the tropics that would not naturally be forested. A team of scientists is arguing that people need to become aware of other habitats and their value.
Some of the problems that limit the number of species in the Arctic might also contribute to creating new species.
Both Van Gogh and Nature like to use sulphur-derived pigments for flowers, but what happens when there’s not enough sulphur?
A team of botanists in Japan have overturned decades-old assumptions about how cold stress leads to pollen sterility in rice.
Banksia attenuata and Banksia sessilis are in the same genus, but their life strategies reflect how they react to poor nutrition.
How do you know that your antique violin really is as old as the seller claims? A close examination of plant cells in the body of the violin could help catch a counterfeiter.
New research finds that root capturing more nutrients could help wildlife breathe many miles away.
Some people fixate on honey bees as essential for pollination. Reality is more complicated. For one species, honey bee visits actively harm its chances of pollinating a partner.
Scientists watching the daily movement of branches in the creosote plant have found that even dead branches move to respond to changes in the air.