How Plants Work Greatest Hits – “Top Tweets” of 2021 (Part 2)

From the Extinction of Indigenous Languages to the Perseverance of New York City’s Wildflowers.  What were the top 25 tweets of 2021 from HowPlantsWork? Here’s Part 2 – #20 to #16: #20 – Extinction of Indigenous languages leads to loss of exclusive knowledge about medicinal plants “Many of today’s mass-market…

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New eBook from HowPlantsWork – “Plant Trek: To Boldly Go Where No Plant Has Gone Before”

On the Past, Present & Future of Plant Genetic Engineering Why would anyone want to insert foreign genes into plants? When and where was this technology invented? And how does it work? Who makes money from this technology? If you grow genetically-engineered crops in the field, won’t the foreign genes…

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Why People Need Plants

It Seems Obvious, But… Back in the day, when I was boring college undergraduates, I typically started my botany class something like this: “Do you like chocolate? How about vanilla? Did you have some coffee before class? Did you drink a little too much beer or wine or Jack Daniels…

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