How does one part of a plant tell other parts that a herbivore is attacking?
What's the history of cannabis?
From where should scientists collect seeds to conserve tree species?
Can Ribena help dye your hair?
Can we take our plants with us into space?
Why do sprouts look so weird? And why do people hate them so much?
First things first, put up the Christmas tree!
Scientists at Cambridge University have discovered plants are great illusionists.
Could seagrass hold the key to cleaning up our oceans?
Sequencing the genome of quinoa improves our understanding of why the plant is able to grow in such harsh conditions.
Do you reckon tomatoes are becoming less tasty? Science is on your side...
The ways that plants respond to drought can be changed
A controversial pesticide has been linked to long-term wild bee decline.
A parasitic plant that devastates crops in some parts of the world may have now met its match thanks to the household...
All plants use light to gain energy through photosynthesis but cyanobacteria does it that bit better...
What is biodiversity and can it survive urbanisation?
Can we sell biodiversity to policy makers my showing it can make a profit?
With so many people living on this planet is it time to think about conservation in terms of them?
A new way to produce a malaria drug using tobacco
Bees can tell one flower from another just by electric fields that the flowers send out. But how do they do it?
Some plants can grow on salty soils, but most crops, like rice, can't. Can we
use genetics to make salt-loving...
Phosphorus is needed for crops to grow, so could we breed plants that don't need it? Or use bactieria to unlock...
Wheat yield has plateaued as our population increases, could genetic modification help feed the planet?
The Great Barrier Reef is in worst state that previously thought and fingers are pointing to ocean acidification...