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StomaToy — Learning Plant Defence Through Play

Stomata are necessary for photosynthesis, but they're also access points for pathogens. How do plants defend them?

Plant Pathologists are heroes

Understanding an imaginary virus could have real consequences.

Inspiring the Botanists of the future

Part of the goal of Plant Cuttings items is to share news of botanical research with the wider plant-minded community, the better to advertise...

The Hungry Gap: Food for temperate February and March

Have we banished the hungry gap? Pat Heslop-Harrison has been talking to BBC Radio Leicester.

周二推文 Tuesday Tweets from #IBC2017 Shenzen

Catch up with the blog posts and tweets from the International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen on Tuesday.

Botanical Interest in ‘No Such Thing as a Fish’

One of my favorite podcasts is 'No Such Thing as a Fish' (NSTaaF) from the QI elves (writers). Each week, the four co-hosts bring...

Facts, alternative facts and ‘Plant Facts Week’

For Joe Friday, it was enough to ask for “just the facts, ma’am.”* But do the facts help science communication?

Recent Botany Videos

For people more interested in LOLCatkins instead of LOLCats.

Blogging opportunities

It's helpful to put out reminders some times, so here's something if you are a blogger or want to be a blogger.

“Hi, I’m an #ActualLivingScientist”

A survey that said most Americans couldn't name a living scientist. People on Twitter took this as inspiration for a positive response.

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X-ray dose limits for microscopy lower than we thought

Subtle damage to hydrated tissue occurs at a far lower dosage than previously thought, and may be difficult to recognize.

Habitat partitioning through reproductive interference in Geranium

We’re familiar with seeing insects flit from one flower to the next, carrying pollen as they do so. What happens when they...

Improving overyielding in legume-based mixtures

A major challenge when supporting the development of intercropping systems remains the design of efficient species mixtures. The ecological processes that sustain...

The Oaks of the North Are Unexpectedly Well-Defended

Normally you would expect plant defences to increase, the closer you get to the equator. This is where insect life is more...