It may be that buds in winter are ‘on pause’ and they are in fact prepared to protect their contents in the changeable spring weather.
Chinese scientists used data from Magnolia plastid genomes to peer back millions of years to understand Cenozoic climatic changes.
Have you ever found it tricky to get some seeds to germinate? You might have wondered if it was the water, or the temperature, or the soil, or perhaps the seeds themselves that are the problem?
Grape cell walls could explain their susceptibility to fungal disease.
A new study in the Journal of Applied Ecology highlights how photos in a Facebook group can complement plant scientists’ sightings.
A review in The Biochemist draws attention to the importance of flower pigments to help plants cope with environmental stresses.
Several fungi had distributions extending into central and northern parts of the continent, illustrating their tolerance of an extraordinarily wide range of environmental conditions.
Plant carnivory, at the metabolic level, likely evolved from at least two distinct functions–attraction and defence.
A high biomechanical resistance was found to be associated with considerable hydraulic safety
New laser technology can measure faster and more accurately.
Special edition of Fascination of Plant Day infographics.
Drones are helping find plants hiding where humans cannot go.