Germination

Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth

Cigarette butts -- the most common form of litter on the planet -- significantly reduce plant growth as their presence in the soil affects the germination success and the length of the stem.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Plants that regulate sprouting tackle climate change well

Plants with the ability to regulate the timing of germination in response to environmental cues are more likely to spin off new species and are better at dealing with weather threats from climate change.

Apr 21, 2014, 09:36 AM IST