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Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
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Overeating: food waste that kills
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Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
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Plants fix carbon through photosynthesis, but they release chemicals into the soil that contain one-fifth of the carbon they make....
How plants conquered the land
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Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
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Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
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