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Plants as Grandparents, Doctors, and Chefs - A Webinar Series Organized by GeneSprout

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A collective of young plant scientists, known as GeneSprout Initiative, share their research in a December webinar series. What is GeneSprout Initiative? GeneSprout Initiative is a collective of young plant researchers based in the Netherlands and Belgium. We want to increase public engagement…

Perspective. Plant awareness disparity: A case for renaming plant blindness (Plants People Planet)

If there is one thing we agree on, it is that plants are underappreciated, leading to consequences spanning from ecosystem collapse to poor rates of funding. This effect, and efforts to remedy it, have been discussed in terms of “plant blindness”. In this Perspective, Parsley summarizes many…

Veg-A-Sketch

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Painting Plants with Light I would like you to take a moment and reflect back on your memories of plant science in elementary school… For many of us, not much will come to mind. Science curriculums often do not elaborate on plant science beyond photosynthesis. However, photosynthesis is certainly…