Latest Plant anatomy Stories
Plant roots are fascinating plant organs – they not only anchor the plant, but are also the world's most efficient mining companies.
Plants must supply their various tissues with the carbohydrates they produce through photosynthesis in the leaves.
Multicellular organisms must have a means for cells to communicate with one another.
The discovery of a new gene is helping researchers at Michigan State University envision more-efficient molecular factories of the future.
A new technique developed by researchers at RIKEN has clarified the location and dynamics of specific metabolites in a single cell of the alga Chara australis.
The way in which plants space out the pores through which they breathe depends on keeping a protein active during stem cell growth.
Like all living things, plants depend for their growth and sustenance on elaborate signaling networks to maintain stem cells, cells that have an almost magical regenerative capacity.
Contrary to expectations, researchers have discovered that the conifers of the Pacific Northwest, some of the tallest trees in the world, face their greatest water stress during the regionâ€™s eternally wet winters, not the dog days of August when weeks can pass without rain.
The size of leaves can vary by a factor of 1,000 across plant species, but until now, the reason why has remained a mystery.
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