An examination of herbarium records has helped track the dynamics of plant invasions.
Thoreau’s last manuscript could help understand the future climate of New England.
A recent paper highlights a critical research gap, and reveals the potential for finding new data in old places.
Extra care should be taken to avoid misinterpretation of data when looking at centuries-spanning specimens.
The work is part of a trend of increasingly ambitious genetic work on old specimens.
Why do we collect plants? Pat Heslop-Harrison finds out with the BBC television show Countryfile.
For the first time, genetic diversity was detected among paper mulberry accessions from Remote Oceania.
The first – and so far only – example of a root fossilized during active growth, which has preserved the cellular organization of the meristem