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HELP NEEDED

I wonder if any of the keen botanists out there could identify this tree for me… It always has both green and bright red leaves, green berries and catkin-like seed-heads. 7 more words

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Biodiversity: it's not just the rainforest at stake

More than 22 years have passed since the Convention on Biological Diversity was signed. It called for international efforts to conserve the world’s biodiversity, which had long been suffering the effects of human activities. 692 more words

John Innes Centre

What A Waste

I’m taking up a course called Bot 111. That is Plant Morphoanatomy and Diversity. Now this course has a prerequisite: Bot 10 or General Botany. 129 more words

Diary

Why Carrots Taste Sweeter In Winter via ucresearch: UCLA’s Liz...

Why Carrots Taste Sweeter In Winter

via ucresearch:

UCLA’s Liz Roth-Johnson explains why carrots have more sugar when it’s cold outside.

Because plants are immobile, they must develop defense techniques against predators and the severe cold in winter.

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