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Contemporary Citation Classics – Subjects and Predictions

Philip White takes a peek into the future. What papers are likely to become 'citation classics'?

How hard is it to use plant computational models? Ask our students!

How scary are plant models? Students at Université catholique de Louvain have been finding out.

Citation Classics in Plant Sciences since 1992

Philip White asks what are the classic papers in plant sciences, and highlights a method that allows you to produce your own lists for your field or sub-field.

ePlant: A Comprehensive Data Visualization Tool for Plant Biologists

The advent and breadth of bioinformatics resources have made scientist’s jobs easier. Before jumping into wet lab work, they are able to parse gene...

iNaturalist: An App to Ease Plant Blindness

Ian Street finds your phone is getting ever more powerful, with a species recognition app.

Plant Resources III: All the world’s trees in one place

If the POWO is not enough plant database for you , there is also a new database specifically for the world’s trees*. Called GlobalTreeSearch,...

Plant Resources II: All the world’s plants (at Kew!)

Well, not quite all. The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is home to many living specimens of the world’s flora, and its collections of...

Plant Resources I: Plant Image Bank

The power of images to convey information – especially in science communication which can often-times be quite complicated – is surely not in doubt....

Should You Tweet Posters from a Conference?

Pat raised an interesting point while he was at the International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen. Should you tweet whole posters from a conference? I...

Introducing The Week in Botany

We get complaints, and when we identify the problem we try to fix them. Sometimes it takes longer than others. We've had complaints about...

The Final Day of #BotanyLive

Once again all times are UTC. PDT (Los Angeles, Vancouver) = UTC -7 MDT (Denver, Edmonton) = UTC -6 CDT (Chicago, Winnipeg) = UTC -5 EDT (New York,...

Friday on #BotanyLive

Yesterday caught me by surprise. Keyhole.co is reporting over eight hundred thousand accounts have been exposed to the #BotanyLive tag. Before we get carried...

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

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