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Spotlight on macronutrients: Stressed-out sulphur…

The presence of sulfur in seagrasses and coral can indicate stresses caused by oxygen-poor areas of the ocean floor, and global warming.

Your botanical ‘one-stop shop’

There are plant biology journals that seem to concentrate on a single taxon (you know the ones I mean!) – e.g. The Plant Journal and...

Ouch! That must hurt…

The model plant Arabidopsis thaliana seems not to be such a good model after all

Homage to a nanotubule…

Frequently, journals will devote a whole issue to a particular theme, maybe even to a single species (even whole journals are seemingly devoted to...

Blessed are the peas-makers…

Given the importance of chickpeas, arguably the more genomes the better, not least in helping efforts to develop more drought-tolerant forms.

Waste not, want not…

A little while ago we looked at auxotrophic algae getting a helping hand from bacteria; now we’ll take a look at ‘proper plants’ that...

New methodologies…

In the olden days – e.g. the 19th Century – science was severely hampered by the lack of technology to perform the experiments that...

Tiers for souvenirs?

News of a new-ish plant science journal now. The Open Access online Frontiers in Plant Science, which ‘welcomes outstanding contributions in any field of...

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Not All Pine Needles Are Identical: Lower Crown Loss in Pinus radiata

When fungal infection comes to Pinus radiata, it can run through the bottom of the crown of the tree, removing its leaves....

How do you get more DNA down a pollen tube?

A common event for flowering plants is whole genome duplication (WGD), where a plant gets extra chromosomes. It’s often studied in mature...

Simulating the effects of local adaptation and life history on the ability of plants to track climate shifts

Local adaptation is common but not universal in plants and results from the interplay of gene flow with natural selection. Gene flow...

What creates Gentiana diversity in mountains?

The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP) is extremely rich in species, but why? One recent explanation is the mountain‐geobiodiversity hypothesis (MGH) by Mosbrugger et...
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