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Even plants can have too much of a good thing

No doubt this will horrify Pat, but this is one of my favourite YouTube videos. If you've ever expressed a doubt about something, only...

It’s time for AoB August

Latest issue of Annals just published online: http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol106/issue2/

When rice and fungi live together

Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog blogs on a symbiotic relationship between rice and fungi. It's a fantastic blog so I'd be linking regardless of the link...

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How do you get more DNA down a pollen tube?

A common event for flowering plants is whole genome duplication (WGD), where a plant gets extra chromosomes. It’s often studied in mature...

Simulating the effects of local adaptation and life history on the ability of plants to track climate shifts

Local adaptation is common but not universal in plants and results from the interplay of gene flow with natural selection. Gene flow...

What creates Gentiana diversity in mountains?

The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP) is extremely rich in species, but why? One recent explanation is the mountain‐geobiodiversity hypothesis (MGH) by Mosbrugger et...

Modelling Three-Dimensional Leaf Shape Variation

L-Cucumber’s leaf prototype mimics leaf shape of stressed plants.