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Plant Biology in the Real World
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Harry Potter’s friend Neville Longbottom is smart to study Herbology, because plants are really useful: most of our medicines come from plants. At least until scientists figure out how to synthes...
Farmers have been selectively breeding plants for thousands of years. Let’s look at the process of breeding and growing some of the plants we eat regularly (e.g. corn, bananas, potatoes) from a b...
Art and Literature"Sublime nature" is a strong theme in Romantic era art and literature. Plants and the wilderness they create were particularly exalted during this period. The Romantic era, i...
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