Nigel Chaffey discovers a glossary can also be a page-turner.
You may have heard the phrase “you are what you eat”, but some scientists are tracking the evolution of new diets in orchids by taking the phrase literally.
Mr Cuttings hears of a new journal launched this summer, and is appropriately excited.
An investigation on a tiny island reveals that microscopic fungi can dictate the destiny of giants, opening the possibility of mycorrhizal-driven speciation.
A review of ‘Nature Plants’, the latest offering from the Nature Publishing Group.
There’s an insufficiency of people to grow the new crops that aren’t being identified because of the dearth of plant taxonomists. Where will it all end..?
Whilst members of the Plant Kingdom might dominate terrestrial biomes, non-Plant Kingdom members are the major photosynthetic organisms in aquatic habitats
Studies show that fog water diffuses directly through leaf cuticles of Drimys brasiliensis and is transported through the xylem to below ground.
Parasitic plants tend to get a bad press. Unfairly?
Nitrogen is an essential macronutrient for plants – they cannot complete their life cycle without it – and is needed in relatively large amounts.