The flower, first discovered over 150 years ago, has yielded new clues from its pollen.
Researchers at UMass Amherst deploy fluorescent paint, pipettes, tents, tweezers and scissors to trace three-way connection between plants, pathogens and bees
A review in The Biochemist draws attention to the importance of flower pigments to help plants cope with environmental stresses.
Does “Essentials of Developmental Plant Anatomy” cover the essentials of developmental plant anatomy? Nigel Chaffey looks over the introductory textbook.
Flowering plants have had an intimate relationship with insects for millions of years. Indeed, this is often cited as an example of co-evolution , particularly with regards to the flowers and their pollination by the insects. However, this has also given parasites millions of years to adapt too.
It’s not just humans waiting for Spring – recent research reveals that microbes are also looking forward to the new growth of plants.