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Should global catastrophe strike, the world’s crops at least will be safe, deep-frozen in a vault in the middle of a Norwegian mountain. Johnny Davis ventures inside the Noah's Ark for seeds...

2008-02-16

 seed future apocalypse plant Norway species diversity botany
More than 35,000 new species of flowering plants may be lying undiscovered in cupboards around the world, it is claimed. Botanists looked at how long it takes for new species collected in the field to be identified, and found it often took decades. They concluded that of the 70,000 flowering plants that experts believe are yet to be found, over half may already be in collections, awaiting identification.

2010-12-07

 botany plant discovery species
Genetically identical forest trees raised in different environments react differently when exposed to drought conditions

2011-07-12

 genetics tree plant communication learning adaptation evolution nature botany memory