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When plants go to war!

Plants go to war: A botanical history of World War II by Judith Sumner, 2019. McFarland & Co. Lest there be any doubt at the outset, this blog item is an appraisal of a book that looks at the role of plants in...

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Turing’s centenial flowers

When flowers are mentioned in the context of Alan Turing (OBE, FRS, maths genius, tortured soul, ‘an enigma inside a colossus’, and one of the main members of the group of Bletchley Park code-breakers who were...