The quest to produce profitable new varieties at times led to breeders to embrace methods that today seem strange.
According to Indigenous ways of knowing, we are only as healthy as our environments.
Despite the British countryside’s genteel reputation there are a surprisingly large amount of poisonous plants growing both in the wild and in gardens.
Many trendy “Instagrammable” foods have a long association with poverty.
Biorock, space moss and palm tree seeds are on their way to the ISS.
In 1829, the surgeon and amateur naturalist Nathanial Bagshaw Ward accidentally discovered that plants enclosed in airtight glass cases can survive for long periods without watering.