Plants and Pipettes

Tegan and Joram explore the world of molecular plant research. How to plants sense their environment? What controls their metabolism? How do they store energy? Come along to an excursion into the very cells of all green things!

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episode 132: Party of Pokers


They trained dogs to search for underground orchids and we trained ourselves to talk about it. Amazing.

  • The first evidence of microplastics in plant-formed fresh-water micro-ecosystems: Dipsacus teasel phytotelmata in Slovakia contaminated with MPs
  • ‘Like finding life on Mars’: why the underground orchid is Australia’s strangest, most mysterious flower
  • PROFILE | MAREE ELLIOTT
  • To protect this rare underground orchid, researchers are keeping its location top secret – ABC News
  • NOTES ON AUSTRALASIAN ORCHIDS 6: A NEW SPECIES OF Rhizanthella (DIURIDEAE, SUBTRIBE PRASOPHYLLINAE) FROM EASTERN AUSTRALIA
  • Rhizanthella gardneri – Wikipedia
  • Rampant Gene Loss in the Underground Orchid Rhizanthella gardneri Highlights Evolutionary Constraints on Plastid Genomes – PMC
  • Pando’s pulse: Vital signs signal need for course correction at world-renowned aspen forest
  • Identification and quantification of giant bioaerosol particles over the Amazon rainforest | npj Climate and Atmospheric Science
  • Palynology – Wikipedia
  • The Effect of Species Soybean Vein Necrosis Orthotospovirus (SVNV) on Life Table Parameters of Its Vector, Soybean Thrips (Neohydatothrips variabilis Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
  • Sorting of mitochondrial and plastid heteroplasmy in Arabidopsis is extremely rapid and depends on MSH1 activity | PNAS 
  • Social networks in the single cell | Journal of Experimental Botany | Oxford Academic
  • Altered collective mitochondrial dynamics in the Arabidopsis msh1 mutant compromising organelle DNA maintenance
  • Daily briefing: Most US professors went to the same few universities
  • The Story of the 2021 World Lemur Festival Logo

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 2022-10-05  55m