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Posts tagged botanists

July 11, 2013

 

Three tomatoes hanging in a garden.

The Great Tomato Debate

On this Moment of Science, find the truth about tomatoes. Fruit or veggie?

September 8, 2009

 

Colorful backyard garden

How To Defend Your Gardens From Frostbite: Antifreeze For Plants

If you enjoy gardening, you know how much it can cost to keep your plants alive. You also know how frustrating it is when an unexpected frost destroys them.

June 23, 2009

 

Corn field on a summer day

How Did Corn Evolve?

Have you ever wondered how corn evolved? Learn how early humans cultivated the corn we have today.

October 31, 2006

 

a Amborella trichopoda flower

The First Flowers

There is nothing more emblematic of spring and summer than flowers, but why do plants have flowers, and how did they evolve?

June 20, 2006

 

A fuit market.

What Is A Fruit, Really?

Are vegetables and nuts actually fruits? Find out what the botanists think.

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