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Foresight, hindsight and biodiversity

I was looking at the downloads of papers from Annals of Botany over the last year. In the top ten of most downloaded papers...

Moving beyond the ‘One-dinosaur-fits-all’ model of science communication

Alice Bell has written a couple of provocative posts on science communication at the Guardian and on her own blog recently. The spark is what...

Cleveland goes unleaded

Michael Scott, the Plain Dealer, is blogging at Cleveland.com about how Cleveland Botanical Garden is working to reduce the levels of lead in the...

The Great Escape at Kew

Kew Gardens has found one of their plants is making a bid for freedom (archive).

It’s an ill wind …?

Wood (aka ‘the really hard stuff inside trees’) is as ancient a building material and engineering solution as they come, but new uses are...

Spring temperatures affect season-long growth in grapevine

Plant growth is commonly understood to be determined by current temperature. Using a free-air cooling and heating system in the field, Keller and Tarara...

Unification of Pennisetum, Cenchrus and Odontelytrum

Unification of Pennisetum, Cenchrus and OdontelytrumBased on a plastid, morphological and nuclear phylogeny, Chemisquy et al. (pp. 107–130) show that the genera Pennisetum, Cenchrus...

Spikelet seed position-dependent effects on life history

The cold desert annual grass Eremopyrum distans exhibits position-dependent effects of seeds in the spikelet. Wang et al. (pp. 95–105) find that seeds from...

Phylogeny and diversification of Myrtaceae

Fleshy fruits have evolved independently several times amongst Myrtaceae. Using a family-wide phylogeny, Biffin et al. (pp. 79–93) find that the parallel evolution of...

Regulation of tillering in sorghum: genotypic effects

Tillering is generally recognized as one of the most plastic traits affecting accumulation of biomass and ultimately grain yield in many field crops. Kim...

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