Did flowering plants appear earlier than the fossil record indicates? Two papers independently conclude they did – and suggest what fossil evidence we should look for.
The rise of angiosperms should be studied as part of the global increase in biodiversity.
Zotz and colleagues ask for a re-evaluation of the occurrence, evolution, and function of the velamen radicum in both terrestrial and epiphytic angiosperms
How does the evolution of herbicide resistance relate to plant physiology? A new paper in AoB PLANTS suggests a few ways to find out.
There’s more than one way for a pathogen to gain access to healthy leaf.
Some say fruit is connected to human intelligence, but is the idea a peach or completely bananas?