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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 much do you know about … blowguns?

Not much I suspect. And it’s probably not that important that any of us do in the so-called developed world where we don’t need...

Gardens, truly the best medicine!

It is sometimes claimed that laughter is the best medicine. Joking apart, it’s probably better documented, and arguably more evidence-based , that ‘communing with...

Introducing The Global Flora

At Cuttings HQ we love a new botany journal – even if it’s technically described as a serial. So, we were really pleased to...

Plant happiness equation: People + Trees = 🙂

As a confirmed botanophile, I neither need to be told nor reminded that trees – and plants more generally – make one happy. But...

How fungi oxygenated the Earth

Now that’s an eye-catching headline, isn’t it? The thought of mushrooms and toadstools – that famously don’t produce oxygen, unlike green plants with their...

The hyperactive heavy metal band

It has been said that humans try to understand plants for two reasons: Either to kill them better – e.g. if they are considered...

Flying insects plummet

Where have all the flower-pollinating insects have gone?

Brand new 3.7 billion years old stromatolites

One of the most ancient forms of life on the planet might be more common than we thought.

Botany global … and local

You can help save the planet with a tweet.

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Botanists Pull Apart the Genes of Bananas to See How They Came Together

Banana genes reveal how they may have passed through other hybrid stages.

Sympatric moss populations can form true hybrid zones

Hybridization between species has not been considered an important factor in the evolution of mosses. The moss life cycle has led many...

A key protein may help trigger germination in Arabidopsis seeds

Seed germination is a critical step in the life cycle of flowering plants. Since seeds contain limited reserves, seed germination has to...