A lifestyle guide where plants take the lead instead of sitting in the background.
A fascinating book examines fungi not as something apart from the rest of the world, but as something intertwined with other life on the planet.
School lessons devoted to plants may be off-putting to those students who are already plant-averse. So, why not smuggle bits of plant information into lessons on topics as diverse as Geography, History, Art & Design, and Computing to show how relevant plants are?
Jonathan Mitchley on a symposium coming to Reading University in November to help fight plant blindness.
Ian Street finds your phone is getting ever more powerful, with a species recognition app.
This week Nigel Chaffey finds he has a vision problem that needs more than a trip to the optician.
Plant scientists are essential to help provide solutions to three of the most important current and future threats to mankind’s existence on the planet – food security, water supply and climate change. But as universities close plant biology courses we have to ask: Where are those plant scientists to come from?