Study finds what gets plant roots to grow strong

A biological mechanism familiar to people who fast helps plant roots grow strong. The discovery by University of Copenhagen scientists provides an answer to a long-unanswered question and a deeper understanding of the "mouths" ...

Sweet lessons: Taiwan urban beekeeping gets positive buzz

Under mulberry trees at a bee farm in Taipei's suburbs, students watched intently as instructor Tsai Ming-hsien wafted smoke over a hive box, explaining to aspiring apiarists how to keep the insects happy in an urban setting.

AI helps reveal the ancient origin story of floral colors

New research led by Monash University experts used computer simulations to reveal the ancient link between bees and the evolution of colors in flowers. The research, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, simulated ...

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Flowering plant

Amborellaceae Nymphaeales Austrobaileyales Mesangiospermae

Anthophyta Magnoliophyta Cronquist, Takht. & W.Zimm., 1966

The flowering plants or angiosperms (Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta) are the most diverse group of land plants. The flowering plants and the gymnosperms are the only extant groups of seed plants. The flowering plants are distinguished from other seed plants by a series of apomorphies, or derived characteristics.

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