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    Making more orchids

    Although micropropagation is a common method these days, much of the science behind regeneration of whole plants from tiny specks of plant tissue remains uncertain. More

  • Image: Jan Moninckx, Moninckx Atlas, 1686–1709.
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    A blooming marvellous innovation

    I know that this year’s British summer hasn’t been much to write home about (and you would be writing home to the UK– who would have sojourned in that sodden isle given the choice?). But at least the traditional hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis – or pollinosis if caused generally by pollen) hasn’t been too […] More