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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

Free plant science videos!

Always keen to promote free stuff – especially when it is about plants – this column is pleased to advise that videos of several of the presentations from the...

Plant Cuttings

Botany, a man’s world?

What do you make of this: ‘In the 18th century, not yet 30 years old, she became the first woman to travel around the world. Along the way she helped collect...


Go to work on a potato

I didn’t do modern history at school so my impression of the industrial revolution is largely a mish-mash of pop history and some misremembered...

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