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Daily Archives: Feb 6, 2017

Can a salad taste you back?

Normally when a headline asks a stupid question the answer is 'no', but new research suggests a better answer is 'maybe'.

Review: Collins Wild Flower Guide

Sarah Cody and a team of volunteers see if the latest edition of the Collins Wild Flower Guide is a worthy successor.

Historical refugia and origins of genetic diversity in a Neotropical savanna tree species

Souza et al. investigate the role of Pleistocene climate changes in driving the geographic distribution and genetic diversity of Dimorphandra mollis, a tree species...

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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....

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...