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10 May 2013
Caffeine in the nectar of coffee and citrus flowers manipulates the memory of pollinating bees.0 likes
03 May 2013
Understanding the regeneration and pollination requirements for Anemone pulsatilla in the UK.4 likes
02 May 2013
In this guest blog from the Trading Consequences team, find out how digital data produced by Kew's Directors' Correspondence team is being brought to life and can be used to visualise the British Empire's 19th Century trade networks
22 Mar 2013
Climate change could shift the timing of seed germination in alpine plants3 likes
Since the advent of intensive agriculture mankind has relied on fewer and fewer plant species for food. Using examples from around the world, this talk examines some key solutions being developed for long term food security.
13 Mar 2013
Read extracts from the letters of David Douglas in the Directors' Correspondence, and learn more about this remarkable plant-hunter and explorer.
08 Mar 2013
Ascension Island, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is home to seven surviving unique plants, many of them threatened with extinction in the wild. Marcella Corcoran reports on a horticultural training workshop for conservationists on the island.
21 Feb 2013
A new initiative aims to ensure the survival of 900 plant species in six Mediterranean islands.6 likes