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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Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
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Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
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Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
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