Can variation in seed morphological traits allow us to estimate genetic variation in seed banks of vulnerable plant species?
Can a combination of in situ, ex situ and inter situ conservation strategies help the recovery of Dianthus superbus populations in Latvia?
Plant identification apps are now widely available for smartphones but can we trust them for research and nature conservation purposes?
For young people in this community, stepping into a classroom might mean knowing less about their flora.
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.
Getting to grad school in the U.S. may feel daunting, especially for students from underrepresented minorities. Claire Mauss shares some tips.
You may have tried tequila or mezcal. But have you ever wondered what is happening in the fields where the Agave plants grow?
A plant from tropical and subtropical regions of Asia might help combat pests of hungry mites.
Hand pollination is a surprisingly common form of pollination in global commercial crop production, including for some economically important plants.
The diversity of maize in the community of Yaxcabá, Yucatán, is shared among farmers. They select seeds that are most resistant to unfavourable climatic conditions and, by exchanging or selling them, they safeguard the diversity and resilience of maize.
On this site, it’s going to sound like an electronic assistant reading blog posts to you.
If you take a look at a tropical rainforest, the species of plants you see can tell you the story about their life.
The United States Botanic Garden combines science and education to keep orchids safe in their collections and in the wild.
Why citing sources matters.