Root Hair Micrograph

Root hairs:
Shank expansion

  • Klaus Herburger
  • Sébastjen Schoenaers
  • Jozef Mravec


  • Autumn forest

    Efforts to predict future species response to climate change typically assume that the species is static, ignoring individual members genetic diversity. However, intraspecific adaptive genetic variation could enable species to tolerate or adapt to environmental change.

  • Vanilla flower

    To prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems, the UN has declared the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Fallow-derived vanilla agroforestry can support the restoration of biodiversity in agricultural lands and provide a profitable alternative to further expansion into old-growth forest.

  • A typical spiny plant Gleditsia microphylla (Fabaceae) native in Asia

    Numerous well-preserved Eocene (~39 Ma) plant spine fossils discovered in the central Tibetan Plateau, combined with molecular phylogenetic reconstruction, point to a rapid diversification of spiny plants in Eurasia around that time.

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Sustainable solutions to end hunger

Effective agricultural interventions could aid efforts to find sustainable solutions for ending hunger. In this collection, we present evidence-based recommendations from the Ceres2030 team on where to prioritize spending on interventions to achieve zero hunger by 2030.


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