Nearly two-thirds Bhutanese engage in subsistence agriculture to meet their household food security, but it’s still not enough to feed...
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
How plants conquered the land
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18 May 2019. The fifth international “ Fascination of Plants Day ”, a global event, under the umbrella of the European Plant Science...
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Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
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New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Bhutan can grow quinoa
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Overeating: food waste that kills
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
Plant science is vital for our food security and in our fight against climate change. What’s less recognised is that...
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives