How Plants Work Greatest Hits – “Top Tweets” of 2021 (Part 5)

From Stressed Plants as Good Neighbors to the Genome of a Parasitic Flowering Plant.  And the top five most popular tweets of 2021 at HowPlantsWork are: #5 – How plants become good neighbours in times of stress “So how do plants prevent elongated growth under deep shade conditions? The secret lies in…

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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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HPW Retrospectacles 2018 – August

From How Plants Tell Time To Saving The American Chestnut. Time seemed to be a recurring theme in the plant science news of August 2018…from how plants tell time to how long seeds have to successfully germinate. The future was also a theme…from the future of food production in the…

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