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A picture is worth a thousand bullet points

Hands up if you have ever 'speed-read' a scientific paper just by looking at the figures. Don't feel guilty, it's your brain's fault. Images appeal...

#NQFF: A Serious Look At Seed-Free Plants, Remediation and Knowing Yourself

#FF is a common tag on Twitter. It means FollowFriday. The idea is that you tweet the handles of a few people that you...

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New grapevine model better predicts whole-canopy gas exchange

Models considering only the maximum photosynthetic capacity for all leaves over-estimated net carbon dioxide exchange by nearly a third.

Phylogeny, age and adaptive evolution of genus Allium

The genus Allium L., one of the largest monocotyledonous genera and one that includes many economically important crops with nutritional and medicinal...

Plants from different climates can react to drought in similar ways

How do plants react when circumstances change? One method can be to evolve a local adaptation. Another can be be phenotypic plasticity,...

Not All Pine Needles Are Identical: Lower Crown Loss in Pinus radiata

When fungal infection comes to Pinus radiata, it can run through the bottom of the crown of the tree, removing its leaves....