HPW Retrospectacles 2018 – March

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From “Talking” Trees To The Origin of Plant Hormones.

The plant science news of March 2018 began with a recent (but a somewhat unfortunate, in my view) trend of mysticism somehow creeping into scientific studies of plant physiology. (Think plant consciousness. Or that plants possess some sort of “secret wisdom”.)

Anyway, the rest of the plant news from last March was, however, a bit less controversial….

Next-Time: From what makes plants flower to “sleeping” trees….

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