Tag - Arabidopsis


How do you wake a sleeping seed?

You can’t just plant a seed and expect it to grow. Chahtane et al. have recently published a review in the Journal of Experimental Botany (JXB)...

Plant Cuttings

Every dog has its day

One of the great hopes of the 1980s (and as far back as the 1940s) was that one plant species would be typical of all plants and could be used as a model for...

Plant Cuttings

Plants, given a helping hand

I’ve been known to remind my students that just because testing demonstrates presence of e.g. ‘phosphate’ in a soil sample that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s...