Archive - July 2010


Botanical journal Watsonia to relaunch

The Botanical Society of the British Isles is to relaunch its journal as the New Journal of Botany. It’ll be published by Maney Publish and available via...


Are perennial grains the answer?

Thomas’ Plant-Related Blog comments on the possibility that perennial grains could produce crops in harsh climates, based on recent research published in...


The waste of what we do?

Many of us involved in plant sciences are looking at ways to improve crop productivity by 5%, 7% or maybe even 10%. Although not focusing on the details of...


Michael Pollan (and Yoda) at TED

Michael Pollan, author of The Botany of Desire, shows the power of evolutionary explanations by taking a plant’s eye view of agriculture. It’s not...

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