On May 18th, botany geeks around the world shared their love of plants in this year’s Fascination of Plants Day! Here’s our round-up of some of the best #fopd tweets!
First things first, test your skills with this challenging plant science quiz:
— BioMed Central (@BioMedCentral) May 18, 2016
Check out some of the amazing work done by Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI):
Have you read this thought-provoking post from The Guardian?
Check out these amazing ears of maize!
Read on to learn how signals are converted to epigenetic memory:
More from BGCI:
Includes the amazing subheading “Ovules before brovules”!:
Great to hear from some of our younger plant scientists:
Some fun facts to share with your friends:
A fantastic image featuring the adaptations of marram grass to its sand-dune home:
This fascinating mutation results from an elongated apical meristem:
How long does this starch need to last? Plants use their internal circadian clock to ration their energy stores:
The loblolly pine’s genome is over seven times larger than yours!
How did you celebrate Fascination of Plants Day this year? Let us know in the comments below!