It’s travel season here at Plants and Pipettes and so we thought we’d share some travel facts from the plant world! How do plants travel? Is collecting trees cool? How does humidity propel seeds forward? We have the answers.
- Martha Stewart just flew private with eight trees—see the photo to prove it
- A tree crosses the sea: how the richest man in Georgia buys and transports the bushes of the poorest farms – Kiratas
- Taming the Garden (2021) – IMDb
- Legends of the coco de mer – Wikipedia
- Long Distance Seed Dispersal by Forest Elephants | Ecology and Evolution
- Small mammal personalities generate context dependence in the seed dispersal mutualism | PNAS
- Watch a bunchberry dogwood plant in action | Science News
- Hook-and-loop fastener – Wikipedia
- Cabbage Patch: Fifth Crop Harvested Aboard Space Station | NASA
- Travel in city road networks follows similar transport trade-off principles to neural and plant arbors | Journal of The Royal Society Interface
- Moon tree – Wikipedia
- other sticky plants: Ultimate Hitchhiker
- The walk and jump of horsetail spores (Equisetum)
- Fastest Plant on Earth | Science News for Students
- Oilbirds disperse large seeds at longer distance than extinct megafauna | Scientific Reports
- China’s Moon Plants Are Dead | Space
- China grows plants on the moon!
- How a Kitty Walked 200 Miles Home: The Science of Your Cat’s Inner Compass
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!