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In a breakthrough, a team of biologists has solved a mystery surrounding how plants have sex.
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Flowering plants may have been a critical source of nutrition for large ancient mammals, shows a new research.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:21
The oldest evidence of sexual reproduction has been found in a flowering plant dating back 100 million years.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 18:24
Researchers have discovered a 100-million-year old piece of amber which reveals the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant- a cluster of 18 tiny flowers from the Cretaceous Period.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 15:15
The newly sequenced genome of the Amborella plant can provide insight on a major event in the history of life on Earth: the origin of flowering plants, including all major food crop species.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 12:22
The dramatic explosion of flowering plant species about 100 million years ago could have led to the decline of the early mammal varieties, a new study has suggested.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 14:28
Scientists have said that new fossils have suggested that flowering plants could have originated during the early Triassic, pushing the time believed by about 100 million years.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 15:17
With fewer than a dozen flowering plants out of 300,000 species accounting for 80 percent of humanity`s caloric intake, people need to tap unused plants to feed the world in the near future.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 18:39
A team of researchers has reported that they have sequenced the sacred lotus genome, and the results offer insight into the heart of some of its mysteries.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 17:32
Plants indigenous to eastern US are flowering as much as a month earlier in response to a warming climate, point out scientists.
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scientists have claimed that they have pinpointed the last crucial piece of the 80-year-old puzzle of how plants “know” when to flower.
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A team of botanists has described an orchid species that flower at night, the first of its kind known to science.
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