Kicking Off the New Year with Three Popular Plant Papers

It’s officially 2022, Happy belated New Year! A lot of amazing research is trending in science news right now. In particular, take a look at three plant-related papers that discuss interesting research and advancements in plant science.

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The World’s Oldest Shrub Proves Cloning is Nothing New

Recently, I was sitting at my kitchen table and contemplating the plant hanging next to the window. I realized that in 2001, it had been a cutting taking root in a small pot and now I had a large houseplant with feet of runners. Of course, this is not the oldest plant in my house. That honor goes to the aloe plant I was given in graduate school, making it about 15 years old. Continue reading “The World’s Oldest Shrub Proves Cloning is Nothing New”