Mysteriously we came back yet again for more plant facts. This week, we’re checking a plant’s pores, take about unextinct flowers and why some plants eat the very insects that pollinate them.
- Books — Information is Beautiful
- Erik Nylund
- Incredible x-axis here. (twitter)
- Beautiful News / Visualising Victorian News – The British Library
- Expression of a CO2-permeable aquaporin enhances mesophyll conductance in the C4 species Setaria viridis | eLife
- The power of air: Airborne environmental DNA plant community monitoring
- Airborne environmental DNA metabarcoding detects more diversity, with less sampling effort, than a traditional plant community survey | BMC Ecology and Evolution
- High-quality genome assembly of a Pestalotiopsis fungus using DIY-friendly methods [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]
- Leonardo da Vinci’s rule for how trees branch was close, but wrong | Science News
- Physical Review E – Accepted Paper: Experimental evidence for logarithmic fractal structure of botanical trees
- Tree Branching: Leonardo da Vinci’s Rule versus Biomechanical Models – PMC
- We Just Found a Secret Trait That May Help Redwood Trees Survive Climate Change
- Lost South American Wildflower “Extinctus” Not Extinct After All – “Was It Really That Easy?”
- Some jack-in-the-pulpit plants may use sex to lure pollinators to their death | Science News
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