Latest American Journal of Botany Stories
Grasshoppers may be small, but the damages they are causing to the US agriculture industry are anything but.
Low soil nitrogen, not soil phosphorus levels, stimulate cluster root adaptation in the Proteaceae Embothrium coccineum, a tree that may be key to reforestation in Patagonia
New study integrates visualization techniques to examine 150-million-year-old plant fossils without damaging specimens
At work on the International Space Station, researchers studying plant and cell growth in space encountered a challenge.
Ants foraging on nectar transmit yeasts that change sugar-chemistry and may affect subsequent pollinator visitations and plant fitness
Floral morphologies may be less reliable than other traits in determining the relationships of papilionoid species and genera
American Journal of Botany Gravity affects the ecology and evolution of every living organism. In plants, the general response to gravity is well known: their roots respond positively, growing down, into the soil, and their stems respond negatively, growing upward, to reach the sunlight. But how do plants sense gravity and how do they direct or signal their cells to grow in response to it? Although botanists understand a great deal about how this works, a recent article in the recent issue...
For centuries, humans have been exploring, researching, and, in some cases, discovering how to stave off life-threatening diseases, increase life spans, and obtain immortality.
Botany is plagued by the same problem as the rest of science and society: our ability to generate data quickly and cheaply is surpassing our ability to access and analyze it.
Invasive tree afflicting Gulf Coast was not brought to US by Ben Franklin.
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