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Aurélien Azam

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I am a student in my second year at the master’s degree institute in science and engineering AgroParisTech, I’m working nowadays in a project named ‘Initiation to the Research in Biology’, supervised by Dr Karine Alix, Lecturer at my school. This project consists in writing popular science articles about plants biology for AoB Blog.

Farewell to all our readers…

Our project with AoB Blog, in relation with our training in a new form of scientific journalism is now ending. We want to thank...

Let’s plant elephant grass in France!

Miscanthus (a closely related species to sugar cane) denotes a herbaceous genus of plants, originating from South Asia and present in Africa too. This...

Can we find all the tastes we like in the Wild?

While sugar and sugary products are increasingly consumed in the world,1 manufacturers of food are looking for new sweeteners, with fewer calories and whose...

Do you believe agroforestry may replace monoculture in Europe?

Agroforestry was first considered as a farming method restricted to the South only, but it has recently experienced new challenges in Europe. Agroforestry is...

The King of Observers

Fritz Müller (Johann Friedrich Theodor Fritz Müller), was a German naturalist. He was born near Erfurt in 1821. He was the son of a...

Have you said, agroecology?

What is agroecology? Agroecology is a scientific subject stemming from the crossing of three disciplinary groups: agronomic sciences (agronomy and animal breeding), theoretical ecology applied...

The life of a high-powered duo! (2)

It seems that for some plants and insects the attraction is so strong that they could not live without each other. This post is in both English and French.

Plants and insect pollinators: the adventures of a great couple!

Evolution need not be a lonely path. Some insects and plants have evolved in partnership with each other, sharing an attraction that's can be almost electric.

May this day bring you happiness!

The first of May is a day associated with many celebrations, starting from the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane. The may also be an early origin to the connection with a distinctive flower. This is a bilingual French / English post.

“Roger that!” Do plants have sound perception skills?

A wide range of abilities have long been attributed to the animals (within pluricellular organisms of the living world) to animals only: the ability...

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