Stories of 2015: July

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Summer arrived, but surprisingly viewers didn’t leave our Facebook page in July.

Denmark in July
Denmark in July. Photo: Christian Louw Pedersen / Flickr.

Top of the list came Hugh Dickenson’s report on the Annals of Botany lecture by Daphne Goring, with 6008 views. The post itself is filled with useful links various papers pollination problems.

https://www.facebook.com/AnnalsOfBotany/posts/1141902922502789

Next up came a post from Tree Physiology with 5549 view on Facebook. It seems some trees may have learned to cope with drought by coping with embolisms instead of trying to fight them.

https://www.facebook.com/AnnalsOfBotany/posts/1135632173129864

Finally rounding out the top 3 Nigel Chaffey comments on the episode of The Infinite Monkey Cage that asks What’s the Point of Plants?. That got 5327 views on Facebook, but if you go to the original post you can have a listen to it too.

https://www.facebook.com/AnnalsOfBotany/posts/1131218560237892

Tomorrow we’ll look at August and I’ll finally concede that everyone must be checking the AoB sites while on holiday – and therefore be much harder working than me.


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Alun is the Producer for Botany One. It's his job to keep the server running. He's not a botanist, but started running into them on a regular basis while working on writing modules for an Interdisciplinary Science course and, later, helping teach mathematics to Biologists. His degrees are in archaeology and ancient history.