We’re back from our holidays and we brought a big bag of plant facts from the last couple of weeks of plant science!
- Pollinators of the sea: A discovery of animal-mediated fertilization in seaweed | Science
- Improving photosynthesis and crop productivity by accelerating recovery from photoprotection | Science
- Uwe Sonnewald on Twitter about the paper
- Rethinking the retraction process | Science
- GMO chestnuts could save tree populations
- Ancient plastid genomes solve the tree species mystery of the imperial wood “Nanmu” in the Forbidden City, the largest existing wooden palace complex in the world
- Nanmu – Wikipedia
- Collection of native Theobroma cacao L. accessions from the Ecuadorian Amazon highlights a hotspot of cocoa diversity
- 15 years of experiments have overturned a major assumption about how thirsty plants actually are
- Humidity gradients in the air spaces of leaves | Nature Plants
- Toward Targeted Invasive Predator Control: Developing pH-Responsive Subcutaneous Implants for Native Mammals | ACS Applied Polymer Materials
- Poison Peas and the Australian Arms Race – Plants and Pipettes
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!