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20 Sep 2013
Inspired by Kew's Incredibles Festival, Sarah Cody shares some lesser-known facts about barley, one of the world’s favourite crops and one of the 29 key crops of the Millennium Seed Bank and the Global Crop Diversity Trust's Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change project
26 May 2013
Over the next few months you will find regular updates from the newest batch of Kew Diploma students, all about our very own 1.8 x 8 meter area of royal soil, and hopefully, all about the earthy fruit and vegetables that we have managed to grow.
Bread wheat is more widely cultivated than any other crop, and world trade is of greater monetary value than all other cereals combined.
13 Mar 2012
Filmed over the course of a year at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kingdom of Plants 3D provides a fascinating new look at plant life using stunning 3D time-lapse filming techniques. Own your personal copy today following the DVD and Blu-ray release.100 likes
15 Sep 2011
Kew Patrons go behind the scenes for an exclusive tour of Kew’s innovative conservation laboratory and get a glimpse of some of the world’s most endangered plants.15 likes
21 Dec 2010
Martin Hamilton from Kew's UK Overseas Territories team reports on the latest news about the UKOTs Programme specimen digitisation activities.
25 Nov 2010
Scientists at Kew and Imperial College London are working with one of the world’s largest biomonitoring networks to find out what factors determine the structure of mycorrhizal fungal communities, and how they might respond to environmental change.4 likes
The mopane tree is reputed to provide the best fuelwood in Africa.