18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Agriculture helped to build our civilisation; now it threatens to lead the charge to our downfall. Our agriculture system keeps...
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How plants conquered the land
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