Self-incompatible plants were less frequent in populations with consistently worse pollination environment, suggesting that reproductive assurance selects for selfing in these areas.
An investigation on a tiny island reveals that microscopic fungi can dictate the destiny of giants, opening the possibility of mycorrhizal-driven speciation.
While the most common plant cell response to pathogens is growth arrest, root hair cells can perform the opposite reaction.
Although leaf wilt occurred in both water stress and FOC infection, the physiological responses were different, especially in leaf spatial distribution.
Aquatic plants can function as conduits for methane from sediment to the air, and thus contribute to the global methane balance. In a recent Editor’s...
When the crew from Red Dwarf discovered positive viruses at a Space Corps base, they got surprisingly close to reality.